Global mobile payment solution provider Ksher said it has secured millions of US dollars; China’s airlines see only a short-term hit from the coronavirus outbreak.
This could lead to a corresponding reduction in 12%-14% of the jobs.
CAPA warns that most carriers will go bankrupt by the end of May without government support.
Japanese cruise line blamed coronavirus for its bankruptcy; Thailand projected 6 million fewer visitors this year.
Expedia has kicked off its global lay-off this week in Hong Kong and Singapore; Sabre said the outbreak could cost a USD 100-150 million loss in first-quarter revenue.
Asia-Pacific destinations continue to report a hotel occupancy impact amid the outbreak; China Eastern launched a fresh carrier.
Some Chinese cities have begun to restrict arrivals from overseas, signaling that the epidemic’s momentum has shifted outside of China.
Juneyao Airlines will be indefinitely postponing the launch of new European routes; AI tech firm raised $42 million in funding.
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