China - In what is shaping as a landmark moment for the battle against COVID-19 in China, the lockdown of Wuhan, Hubei Province, where the first confirmed coronavirus case was reported, will be lifted on 8 April, reports Global Times.
UK - London Heathrow Airport has called on more airlines and freight companies to maximise the use of the hub’s quieter schedule so that the aviation industry can play its part in the economic and social fight against COVID-19.
Australia / New Zealand - Lagardère Travel Retail has begun closing stores across its Australia and New Zealand network, in line with government moves to slow the outbreak of COVID-19 in these countries.
Spain - Spanish airports group Aena has announced a series of terminal closures across its airport network in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. Airports in the Balearic and Canary Islands have already cut back operations.
Germany - Frankfurt Airport remains open / Operation of cargo-aircraft not impacted / Frankfurt plays a key role for maintaining important supply-chain
International - By major market, capacity in Western Europe has fallen by -53% in seven days, Latin America is down by -42% and the Middle East -33% (even before Emirates suspends services on Wednesday).
Capacity in the US and other large markets such as India, Indonesia and Brazil are also seeing sharp cuts to schedules in the past week.