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Airlines in China reduced schedules for the current week but remain optimistic for recovery

Back in the middle of February 2020, we looked at the groundings of aircraft by Chinese airlines. Last week we looked at our data showing the number of active aircraft in China started to increase, while the number of grounded aircraft by Hong Kong airlines continue to grow. Last week we saw Chinese airlines had […]


More than 20 million weekly seats vanished from airline schedules in a week

The latest update from ch-aviation capacities shows that airlines around the world have reduced their schedules during the last seven days by 21 million seats for the weeks of March 23-29 and March 30-April 5. The world’s airlines now have capacity recovery scheduled for the month of May. The situation remains dynamic as many governmental […]


Aircraft deliveries hit by covid-19

At ch-aviation we are tracking new aircraft deliveries of the largest aircraft manufacturers: Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, COMAC, De Havilland, Embraer and Irkut. An analysis of deliveries for the first two months of 2020 already shows results impacted by Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. December is the busiest month for manufacturers with new aircraft deliveries as most manufacturers try […]


Easter vacation period is not cancelled (yet)

A growing number of airlines across the planet started drastic fleet, network and staffing cuts in an effort to combat the economic impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Follow our updates: Airline COVID-19 capacity, network, staff cuts for 17-22MAR. Our analysis of ch-aviation capacities shows most of the the capacity cut in scheduled flights it is not […]

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Latest travel update from 4 continents

In times like these, you need a source you can trust. The situation around the world is changing every day and every hour when it comes to government-enforced restrictions, increased border controls or airline decisions to reduce or suspend their operations. We are constantly monitoring the latest updates from 4 continents now and there are […]

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Ryanair is the largest airline in Italy with the most exposure

Italy remains the largest affected European country during the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus. Many airlines have announced cancellations or reduced frequencies throughout Italy. The largest airline in the market, Ryanair, is suspending all of its flights to and from Italy between March 13 and April 8, according to a statement the ultra-low-cost carrier […]


Countries and airlines which may be most affected with new travel limitations to USA

The United States will suspend entry for travellers coming from the Schengen Area, covering 26 European countries, effective on midnight, March 13, 2020, President Donald Trump announced in an Oval Office address. “We will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days. The new rules will go into […]


Coronavirus spread leads to grounded aircraft by airlines in China

  We are following 4,145 aircraft operated by 87 carriers in China in our ch-aviation fleets advanced database. In a picture of the coronavirus spread, our aircraft data team updates information every day about the grounded aircraft due to reduced operations by Chinese airlines. We also follow 87 of Boeing 737MAX aircraft grounded in airports […]

Most popular articles on ch-aviation in 2019

The ch-aviation news team published around 5,000 news articles in 2019. It was an interesting year for the industry with many ups and downs, airlines going out of business but also more new start-ups created. Our world-leading airline business newsdesk is on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. […]