Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
US airlines are slashing hundreds of thousands of flights, cutting schedules by 80% or more through at least June and parking thousands of jets as demand for tickets has plunged by about 95%.
Some airline companies have cancelled all China flights, while others only cancelled some flights or routes to prevent further spread of the deadly virus.
With the launch of the world's third longest scheduled passenger flight, here is a brief look at some of the those that span the globe.
The exodus of corporate names began after the National Rifle Association launched a counter-offensive against a student-led campaign for tighter US gun laws.
Both airlines expressed their disappointment at the decision. The largest airline in the US has accused the two airlines of being unfairly advantaged because of government subsidies.
Senior lawmakers urged US airlines to fix their customer service issues after recent high-profile problems, including violent removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight last month.
United Airlines set out to repair its image, reaching an undisclosed settlement with the dragged passenger at the center of a worldwide uproar and promising to refocus on customer service.
United Airlines removed a passenger from a flight, and it sparked a controversy as to why they'd done it. But what was the reason behind it?
United Airlines issues apology, promises "thorough review" after online video of a passenger being dragged out of the plane caused an international social media firestorm.
Officers could be seen grabbing the screaming man, who refused to leave after he had been ordered off the overbooked plane, pulling him across the armrest and dragging him down the aisle by his arms.
The outages faced by Delta, United and other airlines show what cyber-warfare might look like. A lack of a cyber-strategy could have dire consequences for physical infrastructure depending on the severity of the threat.
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