Airlines should not pay for increased ground-based security: A4E
Posted: April 23, 2017, 3:30 pm
Gaining a US pre-clearance facility could pave the way for Stockholm Arlanda airport to gain new narrowbody-operated services to the USA, Swedavia's route development manager Ole Wieth Christensen believes.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 2:42 pm
United Airlines says its chief executive Oscar Munoz will no longer become chairman of its board in 2018, following the controversial incident in which police forcibly removed a passenger from a flight.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 9:19 pm
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Canada's low-cost giant WestJet seems to have heeded that advice, announcing 20 April plans to launch an ultra-low-cost subsidiary late this year.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:32 pm
A US bankruptcy judge has approved Republic Airways Holdings' bankruptcy exit plan, putting the regional airline company on track to emerge from bankruptcy protection before the end of April, Republic announces.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 12:31 pm
Air France will deploy Boeing 787s to several African destinations during the winter 2017/18 season as its Dreamliner fleet grows.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 10:56 am
New modelling and analysis of drift patterns corroborate analysis from late 2016 that the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that operated flight MH370 is most likely in a new search area.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:38 am
VietJet Air has set a net profit target of D3.4 trillion ($150 million) in 2017, a 36% year-on-year increase from its D2.5 trillion net profit in 2016.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:14 am
The outlook for Belfast International airport s long-haul business looked bleak at the start of this year when United Airlines scrapped its Newark service the Northern Ireland gateway s only transatlantic route.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 1:08 pm
Canadian carrier WestJet plans to launch a lower-cost subsidiary in late 2017, a move that comes amid heighten competitive pressure from several prospective low-cost start-ups, the Calgary-based airline announces.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 12:58 pm
Virgin America has been revealed as the first recipient of an Airbus A321neo, after the aircraft was formally delivered to the US carrier.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 11:32 am
Norwegian will launch services from London Gatwick to Singapore on 28 September.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 8:31 am
Russian authorities have underlined the illegality of overbooking within the country after highlighting a case in which a disabled passenger was denied boarding by budget airline Pobeda.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 9:54 am
Japan Airlines has signed an agreement with Dassault Falcon Services to offer passengers private jet connections across Europe and Africa to its services at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport from 1 May.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 2:14 am
An Air Canada Airbus A330 lost a rear wheel while taxing at Montreal on 16 April, then took off and safely completed a flight to London Heathrow airport, according to the Montreal-based airline.
Posted: April 18, 2017, 3:56 pm
Estonian banking group LHV is financing the purchase of two Bombardier CRJ900s for use by Nordica.
Posted: April 18, 2017, 1:25 pm
Andres Conesa s foray into the aviation industry was supposed to last only a year. Tasked by the Mexican government in 2004 to oversee the sale of state-owned Aeromexico and Mexicana, the then-civil servant had intended to leave after his job was done.
Posted: April 18, 2017, 11:38 am
Analysis of FlightGlobal schedules data for April covering Europe's big low-cost carriers shows an increase in the proportion of routes where two or more of these airlines compete directly, albeit that there is head-to-head competition between these operators on only a minority of their routes.
Posted: April 18, 2017, 9:56 am
Allegiant Air has term sheets in place for bank debt to finance its first seven new Airbus A320 deliveries.
Posted: April 17, 2017, 4:54 pm
Mexico's Interjet has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo.
Posted: April 17, 2017, 3:05 pm
The board of directors of United Airlines is backing chief executive Oscar Munoz following the uproar after a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight earlier this week.
Posted: April 14, 2017, 9:07 pm
Azerbaijan's Silk Way Group has been identified as the customer behind an order for 10 Boeing 737 Max 8s, worth $1.1 billion at list prices.
Posted: April 14, 2017, 6:50 pm
Delta Air Lines added 10 Boeing 737-900ERs to its orderbook during the first quarter, bringing its total orders for the type to 130 aircraft.
Posted: April 14, 2017, 12:47 pm
Who would be the chief executive of a legacy airline like British Airways?
Posted: April 14, 2017, 11:00 am
Russian carrier Rossiya has unveiled a Boeing 777-300 with a specialised paint scheme intended to draw attention to conservation of rare wildlife, including big cats.
Posted: April 13, 2017, 5:19 pm
The passenger who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight plans to file a lawsuit, his lawyers say.
Posted: April 13, 2017, 4:13 pm
Syrian Arab Airlines has introduced an Airbus A340-300 to its operation, opening services by conducting a service to Dubai.
Posted: April 13, 2017, 9:46 am
Iran Air has finally concluded an agreement for up to 40 ATR 72-600 turboprops, originally disclosed more than a year ago.
Posted: April 13, 2017, 8:23 am
Garuda Indonesia has appointed bank executive Pahala Mansury as its new chief executive, in a management shake-up following a major plunge in its 2016 net profit.
Posted: April 13, 2017, 2:07 am
Two recent acquisitions by lessors of Boeing 747-8 Freighters could be interpreted as a vote of confidence in the 'Queen of the Skies', but they really show a series of sharp deals that still leave the jumbo's future looking bleak.
Posted: April 13, 2017, 12:39 am