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Airport & Airline

Finavia expands the use of masks at its airports: The safety of passengers and personnel is of utmost importance

Going forward, the use of mouth-nose protectors is required of all airport employees who work in the customer interface. In addition, Finavia strongly recommends that passengers use a mask as they move about the airport.

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First Air New Zealand repatriation flight takes off for Frankfurt

The first of several flights Air New Zealand is operating for the German Government to repatriate stranded German nationals has departed Auckland International Airport.
An Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 departed Auckland at 4.30pm for Frankfurt via Vancouver and is expected to land at Frankfurt am Main Airport early morning on Saturday 4 April.


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Etihad Airways continues to operate special passenger flights

Over the past week, Etihad Airways has been operating special flights which have allowed stranded passengers to return home, and to support the ‘UAE Food Security Program’ as part of previously announced plans to utilise belly-hold capacity of passenger aircraft for cargo.

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LATAM reduces operations by 95% in April

LATAM Airlines Group also announces Roberto Alvo’s new appointment as CEO, as well as Enrique Cueto’s appointment as board member by the Board of Directors
LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its affiliates (‘LATAM’) announced a 95% reduction in operations during April 2020, in light of border closures and lower demand due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Measures will be evaluated on an ongoing basis based on travel restrictions imposed by different countries, as well as demand.


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Wizz Air temporarily reduces London Luton operations

Wizz Air has announced that, as a result of travel restrictions introduced by governments across Europe, the airline has temporarily suspended a number of its London Luton routes, effective from today until 1 May 2020. A limited service is to be operated by Wizz Air at London Luton to facilitate the repatriation of customers.

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