the air Carrier Emirates has decided to suspend all passenger flights from 25. march.
It informs the company on Twitter.
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.
- today we have taken the decision to temporarily suspend all passenger flights from 25. march 2020.
- This painful, but pragmatic decision will help the Emirates Group to maintain its viability, it will ensure jobs throughout the world and to avoid layoffs, says the Emirates' tweet.
the Company apologize also for 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.
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 out of nearly 11,000 homes.
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.