Air France has not received the union signatures it requires on a wage proposal, intended to end a damaging labour conflict, after the deadline expired.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 12:42 pm
Social media s ubiquity has provided some extraordinary insights into the way passengers behave during an emergency to the point where cabin crew must wonder why they bother with pre-flight demonstrations.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:55 am
Bhutan's Drukair has signed a purchase agreement for a single Airbus A320neo.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 8:06 am
Lufthansa Group carrier Austrian Airlines is modifying its livery and intends initially to show off the adapted scheme on a Boeing 777-200ER.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:38 am
Garuda Indonesia's shareholders have approved a planned a $750 million global bond issuance.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 3:26 am
Federal regulators in 2017 proposed inspections aimed at preventing engine failures like the one that damaged a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 and killed one passenger on 17 April.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 10:04 pm
Norwegian transferred orders for six Boeing 787-9s to BOC Aviation in a deal that was announced as a new order by the lessor in March.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 3:30 pm
United Airlines plans to launch its new premium economy class in early 2019, as it dribbles out details on the new product.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 1:51 pm
Any future merger of Norwegian with IAG could lead to a reduction in competition at Barcelona's El Prat airport and harm the interests of Catalan citizens, the Spanish region's competition regulator has warned.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 9:44 am
Investigators believe the crew of a crashed Antonov An-148 did not carry out a crucial checklist which should have included a deferred confirmation that the pitot-static heating system was active.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 9:06 am
Taiwan's Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) will take the 11 Boeing 737 Max 8s it plans to acquire on operating lease, following its aircraft acquisition announcement made this week.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 1:54 am
A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-300 returned to Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport shortly after takeoff with the right hand engine still on fire.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 1:14 am
Internal cracks had developed in a fan blade that exploded out of a CFM International CFM56-7B powerplant on 17 April, severely damaged a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 and killing one passenger, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 10:50 pm
A top Alaska Air Group executive has made clear the company has no misgivings about its 2016 acquisition of Virgin America a pricey deal that catapulted Alaska into major-player status while driving up costs amid intense competition.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 8:50 pm
United Airlines sees an "opportunity" to grow at Washington Dulles International airport, as it focuses on driving additional connectivity across its hubs.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 8:23 pm
Former airline executive David Siegel has been appointed executive chairman of Sun Country Airlines.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 7:50 pm
United Airlines is inspecting 698 CFM International engines on its Boeing 737 fleet following a recent service bulletin from US safety officials, says chief operating officer Greg Hart.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 4:14 pm
A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 777-300ER had its second leftside door ripped from the airframe at Los Angeles International airport on 16 April at 17.50 hours local time.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 9:46 am
Southwest Airlines will begin a round of enhanced inspection procedures for CFM International engines following a preliminary finding that a fan blade bore signs of metal fatigue in a fatal acccident on 17 April, a US National Transportation Safety Board official says.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 1:43 am
An uncontained engine failure that led to a fatality on a Southwest 737-700 on 16 April recalls key details of a similar incident involving the same aircraft and engine type about 20 months ago over the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 12:27 am
The National Transportation Safety Board confirms that one person died when a CFM International engine of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 failed inflight on 17 April.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 8:33 pm
Pilots of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia on 17 April after encountering apparent significant damage to the aircraft's left-side CFM International CFM56 turbofan.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 4:54 pm
Delta Air Lines has priced a $1.6 billion senior unsecured bond that will refinance $1.54 billion in outstanding debt.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 12:07 pm
National aviation authorities (NAAs) today risk being swamped by the rate of technological advance, according to their leaders. At the same time many risk being starved of resources because aviation safety appears to have improved so much that governments are wondering if oversight could be done more cheaply.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 10:09 am
Duncan Beckman is a base safety pilot and senior first officer with UK airline EasyJet a role that sees him take on fresh challenges each day
Posted: April 17, 2018, 9:43 am
The last five years has been nothing short of tumultuous for SpiceJet, having undergone a back-from-the-dead fairytale after surviving a near collapse in 2014. Today, the low-cost carrier has completed its turnaround, with a clear focus to keep on growing.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 7:27 am
Philippine Airlines (PAL) will receive a total of 21 new aircraft by 2019, which will be used to boost its secondary hub operations of Cebu, Clark, and Davao.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 4:21 am
AirAsia X group co-chief executive Tony Fernandes has thrown the carrier's order for 10 Airbus A350-900s into doubt.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 1:57 am
British Airways has put its first Airbus A320neo into service with a flight to the Portuguese capital Lisbon.
Posted: April 16, 2018, 5:40 am
American Airlines has rerouted three flights to Asia due to "overflight concerns" as tensions between the USA and Russia rise.
Posted: April 15, 2018, 1:59 pm