Major airline alliances call on governments for support due to coronavirus


DUBAI (Reuters) – The three major airline alliances – Star, SkyTeam and oneworld – on Monday jointly called on governments and stakeholders to extend extraordinary support to airlines to alleviate pressure caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

“The human and financial impact that the COVID-19 outbreak is having on the aviation industry is unprecedented,” SkyTeam Chief Executive Kristin Colvile said in a joint statement.