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Analysts Predict Slow COVID-19 Recovery

The international aviation community has still probably not seen the worst of the fallout that will be associated with decreases in travel related to the COVID-19 virus and it’s likely the recovery will take years, according to industry observers participating in a...

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MIA Offers Relief Totaling $64M

After day-long meeting, the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night approved the recommendation of staff at Miami International Airport (MIA) to offer its business partners relief and deferrals of payments for three months, totaling $64.8 million. As...

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TSA Officers “Give Back” In Green Bay

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) are lending a helping hand to airport employees through a voluntary program they have dubbed “TSA Gives Back.” Many airport and tenant employees are working...

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CVG Deploys Floor-Scrubbing Robot

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has deployed the Avidbots Neo floor-scrubbing robot to autonomously clean floors throughout its airport terminal on a continuous basis. Avidbots Neo is the only fully autonomous floor-scrubbing robot on the...

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Declining Travel Postpones Projects At YOW

With COVID-19 driving travel down between 90 and 95 percent at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW), the airport has halted or slowed spending on capital programs, cut spending on items not aligned with regulatory requirements or safety and security needs,...

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XpresSpa Seeks To Test For COVID-19 At Airports

XpresSpa Group, Inc. says it is in discussions with airports and healthcare partners to provide screening and testing for COVID-19 at U.S. airports. The screening and testing would be conducted by converting select existing spa locations for this purpose on an interim...

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IATA: Airlines to Suffer in Q2 2020

The global airline industry could lose $39 billion in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the second quarter of 2020, with a similarly bleak outlook for the third quarter, according to Alexandre de Juniac, director general and CEO of the International Air...

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YYC Cuts Staff, Consolidates Operations

The Calgary Airport Authority has consolidated terminal operations to adjust to declining passenger volumes. The airport authority has also reduced its workforce by approximately one-third, with executive leaders and senior management taking salary reductions. Calgary...

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MIA, State Officials to Screen NY Travelers

Miami International Airport (MIA) says it is working with the Florida Department of Health staff to screen all passengers arriving on direct flights from New York Tri-State area airports (Connecticut, New Jersey and New York). As part of the screening process, state...

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LAWA Cuts LAX Bus Service

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) says it is reducing the frequency of FlyAway bus service due to dramatically reduced demand at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. LAWA noted ridership has declined sharply since the beginning of...

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