✈️ Scale of the collapse of global aviation sector only beginning to become evident (h/t @fadyasly):

* #Ethiad cancels 18 orders for A350s, grounds 10 A380s & 10 Boeing 787s

* #Virgin fires more than 3000, including 600 pilots

* #Ryanair grounds 113 planes, fires 900 pilots
* #Norwegian completely stops its long-haul activity, returning 787s to lessors

* #Emirates grounds 38 A380s and cancels all orders for the Boeing 777x (150 aircraft, the largest order for this type)

* #IAG (British Airways’ parent company) abandons the takeover of Air Europa
* #IAG (Iberia) grounds 56 planes

* #IAG (British Airways) grounds 34 planes, “invites” everyone over 58 to retire

* #Eurowings goes into bankruptcy

* #BrusselsAirlines reduces its fleet by 50% (and associated redundancies)

* #Luftansa plans to ground 72 aircraft
* 60 new aircraft stored at #Airbus with no buyers in sight (order cancellations) incl. 18 A350s

* Forecast a minimum of 8,000 grounded planes by September
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