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United States unlikely to ease travel restrictions

United States unlikely to ease travel restrictionsWASHINGTON - The U.S. government largely shut down international travel to the United States in March with a series of rapid-fire moves, but restarting it will likely be a longer, more piecemeal process that could be complicated by rising tensions with China.
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U.S. and Europe spar over next stage of aircraft subsidy dispute

U.S. and Europe spar over next stage of aircraft subsidy disputeWASHINGTON - The U.S. said there was "no valid basis" for the European Union to retaliate against U.S. goods in a long-running subsidy row after Boeing lost state tax breaks, but the EU said it was pressing ahead with its demand for tariffs. The WTO is expected to issue a decision on the EU tariff request in June.
Road to recovery
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Australia and New Zealand to reopen air links

Australia and New Zealand to reopen air linksSYDNEY - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined Australia's coronavirus cabinet meeting on Tuesday as the neighbouring countries discuss reopening their borders to trans-Tasman travel following successes in containing the disease - a move that could serve as a "good model" for the international market.
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Common set of rules needed to help restart air travel

Common set of rules needed to help restart air travelPARIS - A common set of rules is needed to help facilitate the restart of global air travel, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, adding that new measures must still allow airline operations to be economically viable.
IATA
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Mideast, African governments failing to protect airlines

Mideast, African governments failing to protect airlinesDUBAI - Middle Eastern and African governments are failing to take the action required to protect their airlines from the economic crisis caused by the new coronavirus pandemic, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.
EU court
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Ryanair must be clearer about full ticket price

Ryanair must be clearer about full ticket priceBRUSSELS - Ryanair must indicate the full price of the ticket when it displays offers on its website: The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) made its ruling after the Italian antitrust authority (AGCM) criticised Ryanair in 2011 for prices that did not include value-added tax on domestic flights and other fees. 
Covid-19
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EU says air travel will need social distancing

EU says air travel will need social distancingBRUSSELS - The European Commission will next month present a set of rules for the safe reopening of air travel when coronavirus lockdowns end, including social distancing in airports and planes, while some U.S. airlines are taking their own protective measures.
Cancelled flights
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U.S. airlines sitting on $10 billion owed to consumers

U.S. airlines sitting on $10 billion owed to consumersWASHINGTON - U.S. airlines are estimated to be sitting on more than $10 billion in travel vouchers that should have been cash refunds from canceled flights, a group of senators released on Friday.
COVID-19
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Singapore enlists grounded air crew for virus prevention service

Singapore enlists grounded air crew for virus prevention serviceSINGAPORE - Pilot Jonathan Lau knows the importance of maintaining safe distance in the skies. Now he is dishing out that advice on the ground, making sure people stay apart to help curb coronavirus infections in Singapore.
In EU poll 62% say yes
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Ban short-haul flights for climate?

Ban short-haul flights for climate?BRUSSELS - A majority of European citizens would support a ban on short-distance flights to fight climate change, according to a survey the European Investment Bank (EIB) said on Tuesday. The European airline industry faces increased public scrutiny on its efforts to lower its carbon footprint.
Coronavirus outbreak
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U.S. clampdown on travel heaps new woes on airlines

U.S. clampdown on travel heaps new woes on airlinesWASHINGTON - A clampdown on European travel to the United States will heap more pressure on airlines already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, analysts said, raising the odds of government relief packages as billions of dollars of tourist spending vanish.
Corsia
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UN aviation agency weighs restrictions on carbon credits

UN aviation agency weighs restrictions on carbon creditsMONTREAL - The United Nations is weighing restrictions for a scheme designed to help airlines offset their carbon emissions, curbing industry funding for older projects whose environmental benefits have been disputed by climate activists. The move would be a blow to operators of older projects in countries including Brazil and India.
Balpa
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Why aviation needs a fast lane in post-Brexit talks

Why aviation needs a fast lane in post-Brexit talksLONDON - British pilots are urging the EU and UK negotiating teams to come to an early agreement on aviation in the forthcoming talks to avoid "catastrophic disruptions" in air transports. Unlike other industries aviation is not governed by a WTO mechanism - a crucial safety net to fall back if trade talks lapse.
Scrutiny
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FAA to boost safety oversight for Southwest Airlines

FAA to boost safety oversight for Southwest AirlinesDALLAS - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it should have done a better job of ensuring Southwest Airlines had certified completion of maintenance on 88 used Boeing 737 jets, as noted in a report by the U.S. Transportation Department's Inspector General released on Tuesday.
Analysis
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Why PS752 is unlikely to lead to global airspace rules

Why PS752 is unlikely to lead to global airspace rulesMONTREAL - Why was the Ukrainian airliner mistakenly shot down near Tehran by Iranian forces last week for the loss of 176 lives even allowed to take off from a country that had just fired missiles towards its neighbour? And why didn't the airline just delay or cancel the flight?
Climate change
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Nine EU countries call for European aviation tax

Nine EU countries call for European aviation taxBRUSSELS - Nine European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming executive Commission to introduce an EU-wide tax on aviation so as to charge a polluting industry more for its emissions and put all member states on level pegging. The industry set itself an ambitious 2050 target.
JATR
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FAA must ramp up staffing

FAA must ramp up staffingWASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had insufficient personnel to oversee the certification of new Boeing airplanes and should make significant reforms in how it approves new aircraft, an international aviation panel said Friday. The FAA asks for funding to boost its staffing.

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