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This is the tenth Potpourri edition. Computer issues prevented the last publication on time

This information resource is intended to capture some of the articles about the coronavirus impact on aviation. Not included are, for example, the high profile battles over the grants/loans under CARES, but stories of how the aviation safety personnel are dealing with this epidemic.


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FAA Warns of Tail Strikes, Off-Course Flying by Near-Empty Jets

Major U.S. Airlines Announce Increased Enforcement of Face Coverings

IATA Reports Some Positive Signs of Demand Recovery

Ryanair rejects new UK guidance for passengers to check in all luggage

Flight Attendants, Pilots and Lawmakers Once Again Call on the FAA to Enforce Mandatory Mask Wearing

Hawaiian Airlines Adopts Virus-Stopping Policies

Delta Will Keep Lots of Seats Empty Through September

American Airlines says to cut management and support staff by 30%

Delta Air Lines Upgrades Health, Safety Guidelines

U.S. Airlines Could Revoke Flying Privileges for Passengers Not Wearing Masks

ACI Europe, IATA and A4E welcome call to lift intra-EU travel restrictions

Major Airlines Launch Legal Challenge To U.K. Quarantine

IATA re-ups calls on Latin American governments to support airlines

To Attract People Back to the Air, Delta Changes Airplane Cleaning and Interactions with Passengers

United Says Enhanced Hygiene Procedures Won’t Disappear With Coronavirus – Simple Flying

Should Airlines Standardize Pre-flight Testing for COVID-19?

Southwest Airlines will Leave Middle Seats Unsold Through September

Airlines are Axing Alcoholic Drinks Amid COVID-19

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France pledges €300 million to support nation’s airports

Germany: How to Fly in the Corona Crisis, New Rules at Airports and on Aircraft

Airports Ponder Short and Long-Term Implications of COVID-19

Budget airlines put squeeze on airports in coronavirus cost drive

EU’s Complete List of Airports Marked as Safe Amid COVID-19

Cuba announces reopening plan citing fewer cases of COVID-19. Airports to remain closed

Maintaining an Airport During a Pandemic | PHL.org

Post-pandemic contactless airports could be an upgrade for passengers, says expert

5 Ways the Pandemic May Change Airports for the Better

Hong Kong Airport Installs Full-Body Disinfecting Booths

Coronavirus Stress Test: EMEA and APAC Airports – Unprecedented Shock, Slow Recovery, Rating Pressure in Stress Scenario

Travel’s New World: ACI publishes guidance for airport reopenings

Post-Pandemic Recovery For Airport Stores Could Take Five Years

COVID-19 crisis: Mumbai airport CEO says situation grave, next 6-12 months crucial

Atlanta airport manager: Full recovery could be 5 years away

Sea Turtles Appear Next to Rio Airport Thanks to Fewer Flights Amid Pandemic

Which Countries Have COVID-19 Tests On Arrival? – Simple Flying

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NATA Announces Free Safety 1st Clean Standard

Flexjet Chief Sees ‘Upside’ for Bizav Post-Covid

Aviation Insurance Industry Faces Wrenching Changes …


Lower Prices, Safety Concerns Drive Charter Resurgence

GAMA Figures Show COVID-19 Hit to Aircraft Shipments

Brazil Bizav Sees Long Recovery, but Also Opportunity

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Seattle Firm Designs Air-Flow Shield Around Aircraft Seats to Protect Against COVID-19

France Needs More than $17 Billion to Save Airbus

What Aircraft Types Have Been Retired Most Due To COVID-19?

Social Distancing on Board: Safran Develops Seat Innovations

How HEPA filters in aircraft help protect passengers from Covid-19

Pandemic fleet cull to swell surplus engine stock




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Elaine Chao has authority to require airline refunds and COVID safety. She should use it.

How Will COVID-19 Change Airport Security?
Is it safe to fly? Scientists assess coronavirus risks, suggest precautions

Germany: How to Fly in the Corona Crisis, New Rules at Airports and on Aircraft

Confusion about social distancing on planes: how safe is air travel?

Covid-19: Boeing expects local air travel to recover faster than international

Is there flight at the end of the tunnel?

Will Cleanliness Change Passengers’ Travel Habitats In The US? – Simple Flying

Inslee Calls for National Aviation Screening Program for New Coronavirus

U.S. Airports Lacking Coronavirus Screening Compared To Other Countries

Inflight Dublin Offers COVID-19 Communication and Temperature Screening Solutions

Aviation sector’s troubles unlikely to abate

Why you might not be allowed to take hand luggage on flights anymore

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