Emirates and Turkish Airlines are cutting down significantly on the flights

the air Carrier Emirates has decided to set the majority of its passenger flights due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus. Emirates flies from on Wednes

Emirates and Turkish Airlines are cutting down significantly on the flights

the air Carrier Emirates has decided to set the majority of its passenger flights due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus. Emirates flies from on Wednes

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
22 mart 2020 Sunday 18:00
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Emirates and Turkish Airlines are cutting down significantly on the flights

the air Carrier Emirates has decided to set the majority of its passenger flights due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus.

Emirates flies from on Wednesday only to 13 destinations from usually 159, informs the company, according to the AFP news agency.

Emirates' decision is taken, at a time when coronavirusudbruddet has hit the aviation industry hard. The decision must be to ensure the company's viability in the future, it sounds.

Originally announced the Emirates on Sunday that all flights would be set. But the company adjusted later in the day his decision, because governments and customers have asked for help to fly travelers home.

In his original message and apologised for the Emirates to its customers.

- We are determined to minimise the impact on our customers. We continue to keep an eye on the situation and will resume our passenger flights, as soon as it is possible, writes the Emirates.

the Outbreak of the coronavirus have prompted some countries to close their borders, and it means violently decimated air services.

The Turkish air carrier Turkish Airlines will stop all international flights except five routes, informs the company's director on Sunday, according to news agency Reuters.

Turkish Airlines will continue to fly to Hong kong, Moscow, New York, Washington, and Ethiopia. Also domestic flights in Turkey will continue although there will be fewer departures, " says the director.

Other airlines have also decided to set or partially set - their flights. Giant Lufthansa announced Thursday in its annual financial statements to the holder 700 out of its 763 aircraft on the ground the next month.

Also airlines, such as SAS, Norwegian, Finnair and Ryanair keeps large parts of their fleet on the ground.

Sunday of last week informed the SAS that it sends about 90 percent of its employees home temporarily.

In Denmark, affecting up to 4000 employees. Also Norwegian Norwegian has sent approximately 7300 employees home out of nearly 11,000.

More than 300,000 persons have been confirmed infected with the coronavirus during the worldwide outbreak.

Over 13,000 coronasmittede people have lost their lives.

Updated: 22.03.2020 18:00
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