Etihad Airways is shrugging off the apparent inactivity of half its dedicated freighter fleet, insisting that the situation is part of a normal review of capacity requirements.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 1:21 pm
Again the world s commercial air transport industry has smashed all records for keeping passengers safe in 2017 there were no fatal accidents on scheduled mainline passenger flights.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 9:26 am
Singapore Airlines says it will consider applying for antitrust immunity with Vistara, as part of expanding the areas of cooperation between the two carriers.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 3:13 am
United Airlines will join its competitors in offering a premium economy cabin on certain aircraft beginning this year.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 8:14 pm
American Airlines is adding 52 new routes and adding its Chicago-New York flights as to its shuttle operation this year, in what it claims is its first truly integrated schedule.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 7:33 pm
Emirates' decision to take up to 36 more Airbus A380s offers life-support to a programme at a point when the airframer had been openly talking about the possibility of its closure.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 10:49 am
Airbus has secured a crucial preliminary agreement from Middle Eastern carrier Emirates to supply up to 36 more A380s.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 10:19 am
Hong Kong Airlines is pushing ahead with its long-haul ambitions and targeting to launch non-stop services to San Francisco, New York, and London this year.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 8:48 am
Operating four-engined jets such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 has placed Qantas, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines at the bottom of a recent ranking of airline fuel efficiency on transpacific flights.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:04 am
Chinese state-owned carriers could become more competitive on the international stage, following the change in their parents' ownership structures.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:10 am
Embraer received 86 net firm orders for commercial aircraft in 2017, almost doubling the 45 net orders it logged in 2016.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 4:27 pm
LASA, the Neuquen, Argentina-based startup airline, has announced that it plans to launch flights in the last week of March, operating Embraer ERJ-145LR regional jets from its Mar del Plata hub.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 2:43 pm
Norwegian has disclosed plans to end its transatlantic service between Edinburgh and Hartford later this year, citing the Scottish government's failure to reduce air taxes.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 11:44 am
New Delhi has announced provided more details to its strategic divestment of flag carrier, Air India, with plans to sell the carrier and its subsidiaries in four components.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 2:27 am
Thailand's domestic seat capacity growth continued to moderate in 2017, with its six key carriers adding just 8% more seats on domestic routes compared with 9% in 2016.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:15 am
Hyperloop One, a California-based company that is seeking to make the concept of aircraft-speed ground transportation a commercial reality, is hopeful that talks with the Dutch Government to build a hyperloop track linking Amsterdam Schiphol and Lelystad airports could result in the two facilities effectively becoming one integrated aerodrome within five years.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 5:11 pm
Alaska Airlines could lose its position as the most fuel-efficient US carrier on domestic routes as a result of its merger with the country's least efficient airline, Virgin America, according to a recent study carried out by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT).
Posted: January 15, 2018, 5:06 pm
Key questions hanging over ICAO's forthcoming Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) include not just whether the airline industry will be ready in time, but whether the carbon markets will be able to cope with the high level of demand for offsets from their newest customer.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 4:59 pm
Airlines are being strongly urged to submit their emissions-monitoring plans for ICAO's global carbon-offsetting scheme by the end of September 2018, ahead of the formal February 2019 deadline, regardless of whether or not their home state has agreed to participate in the voluntary phase of the market-based measure.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 2:35 pm
Opinions are divided over whether ICAO's Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation should be the only market-based measure applied to the airline industry to address its impact on climate change.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 11:54 am
Airbus's end-of-year activity has included securing orders for 40 A320neo-family aircraft from undisclosed customers.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 11:20 am
Mandarin Airlines is targeting to begin operations of its ATR 72-600 turboprops before the Lunar New Year period in mid-February.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 6:39 am
All 162 passengers and six crew members have survived an extraordinary runway excursion accident which left a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 precariously balanced on a steep cliff slope at Trabzon.
Posted: January 14, 2018, 9:58 am
Mexico's Interjet has grounded four Sukhoi Superjet 100s and is cannibalising the aircraft for parts to keep its remaining 18 SSJ100s operational, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 8:49 pm
China has relaxed controls on domestic investment in the country's civil aviation industry, in a bid to promote and enhance its development.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 3:36 am
Xiamen Airlines has signed a $2.05 billion memorandum of understanding with CFM International, covering installed and spare engines.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 2:29 am
Pilots of an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 lined up to land on the wrong runway at San Francisco International airport on 9 January before executing a go-around procedure, the third safety-related landing incident at San Francisco in about six months.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 10:28 pm
The US Federal Aviation Administration has granted a single operating certificate to Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, a development that brings Alaska Air Group another step closer to fully merging the subsidiaries.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 8:52 pm
Delta Air Lines expects South Korean regulatory approval of its proposed joint venture with Korean Air in the first half, says chief executive Ed Bastian.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 5:17 pm
Delta Air Lines reported a 12% decline in full-year 2017 operating profit to $6.95 billion, as costs grew faster than revenue.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 12:50 pm