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An air traffic control tower.

17 air traffic control centers have been temporarily closed after workers tested positive for coronavirus, highlighting a vulnerability in air travel

The spread of the novel coronavirus into FAA air traffic facilities has the ability to grind air travel in the US to a halt if not properly contained.
A Qantas Airbus A380.

Iconic planes are disappearing from the sky earlier than planned as coronavirus wreaks airline havoc not seen since 9/11

Demand for air travel is plummeting, and airlines are taking that as an opportunity to put its older planes out to pasture early.

25 brand new routes US airlines are adding in 2020, connecting cities that didn’t have an air link

Airlines in the US are continuing to invest in growing domestic route networks, connecting places like Montana and Oklahoma to coastal cities.

A major UK airport is being converted into a morgue for thousands as the country prepares for COVID-19-related deaths to rise

Birmingham Airport will soon become a central morgue in its region which has already seen over 100 virus-related deaths.

Delta, American, and other airlines are parking planes on closed runways at major airports as carriers struggle to store grounded airliners

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, normally the busiest airport in the US, closed an entire runway to store Delta Air Lines aircraft.
American Airlines aircraft line a closed runway in Tulsa.

Delta, American, and other airlines are parking planes on closed runways at major airports as carriers struggle to store grounded airliners

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, normally the busiest airport in the US, closed an entire runway to store Delta Air Lines aircraft.
Two Gulfstream G650s

Private jet companies that cater to the ultra-wealthy did well early in the coronavirus crisis. Now they’re asking for their own bailout.

An industry group representing charter airlines says it wants to be included in federal aid directed to airlines.
Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Youtube logo.

Airline and flight reviewing YouTubers say views have cratered due to coronavirus and it’s threatening their livelihoods

The YouTubers rely on taking flights to keep their channels going but the coronavirus pandemic has put livelihoods and side hustles in jeopardy.
United Airlines and Delta Air Lines planes at Los Angeles International Airport.

The past 2 decades saw the number of major airlines in the US cut in half. See how consolidation in the 2000s left customers with fewer options as pro...

The airline sector has evolved from a diverse industry of numerous small carriers to a handful of dominant carriers, reducing consumer options.

JFK airport’s air-traffic control tower closed temporarily after an FAA technician tested positive for the coronavirus

"While we clean the facility, air traffic controllers will operate from an alternate location on airport property," the FAA said in a statement.