A Daily Summary of Industry News covering
Commercial Aviation, Business Aviation, Airlines, Urban Air Mobility, and Social Media

Commercial

  • GE to furlough 50% of U.S. engine assembly, component manufacturing ops staff: Reuters
  • cargo demand pulling some Atlas 747s out of Marana:  CargoFacts
  • AirAsia’s Fernandes skeptical about deliveries any time soon: FlightGlobal
  • Planemakers brace for sharp cuts in wide-body output: Reuters
  • Delta Flight Products to manufacture personal protective equipment to help healthcare workers: Delta

Business

  • NetJets Makes Special Delivery Run for Mount Sinai: AIN

Airlines

  • Coming…billions of euros in state aid for Lufthansa? : NYT
  • Cathay Pacific to cut more flights after carrying just 582 people in a day: SCMP
  • United Airlines says revenue is down by $100M a day: TPG
  • Airline industry braces for prolonged recovery from coronavirus crisis: Reuters
  • What This Decision by American Airlines Says About How Fast Demand Will Recover: SKIFT
  • Ravn suspends air service, including mail deliveries, to most rural Alaska communities: ADN

Social

  • Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane to get 1.2 million masks from China for health care work: WESH
  • KLM launches airlift to pick up stranded travelers from Australia: KLM

Urban Air Mobility

  • Amazon hires Boeing vet to run Prime Air unit- CNET
  • This “Pandemic Drone” Can See Who Has a Temperature – or Coughs – DroneLife
  • NOAA Launches Expanded Drone Program – DroneLife
  • CNN Officially Launches News Drones – DroneLife

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