Lufthansa is trialling use of a kerosene additive to remove water from fuel tanks on board aircraft.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 10:23 am
Israeli flag-carrier El Al s latest Boeing 787-9, an aircraft which has been painted in a retro livery, has been ferried to the airline s Tel Aviv base.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 8:53 am
Jet Airways has amended its standard operating procedures for take-off following a late take-off incident that occurred on 30 August 2016, involving one of its Boeing 777-300ERs at London Heathrow airport.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 8:51 am
Fears that a global trade war could upset the strong growth of the global airline industry appear to be misplaced, but the devil will be in the detail.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 1:16 am
American Airlines will continue to shrink its network at Boston and New York John F Kennedy airports this winter, as it trims underperforming flying.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 3:50 pm
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Posted: August 13, 2018, 3:17 pm
Federal Bureau of Investigation has recovered the flight data recorder and "components" of the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a stolen Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 that crashed outside Seattle on 10 August.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 1:09 pm
Pilots of an Air Vanuatu ATR 72-500 were unable to steer or brake the turboprop before it crashed into a pair of Britten Norman Islanders during a runway excursion on landing at Port Vila.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 11:43 am
Dutch investigators have determined that the crew of a Boeing 747-8F should have executed a go-around after its approach destabilised shortly before the jet landed short at Amsterdam.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 10:55 am
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken charge of the inquiry into a stolen Horizon Air turboprop that crashed on August 10 after a short flight during which the aircraft performed aerobatic-like manoeuvres while pursued by air force fighter jets.
Posted: August 11, 2018, 9:25 pm
Communications records from Seattle-Tacoma tower reveal a controller repeatedly demanded identification from a Bombardier turboprop lining up on the runway, as investigators probe the unauthorised departure of a Horizon Air Q400 from the airport.
Posted: August 11, 2018, 7:59 am
Video of a Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 stolen by an airline employee from Seattle-Tacoma airport shows the aircraft being flown inverted as it was put through aerobatic manoeuvres.
Posted: August 11, 2018, 7:17 am
A Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 has crashed in south Puget Sound, after an unauthorised take-off by an airline employee from Seattle Tacoma airport.
Posted: August 11, 2018, 5:36 am
Italy's civil aviation authority has warned Volotea that it could be blocked from operating within the country if its flight schedules continue to be disrupted.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 11:55 am
Michael O'Leary's landmark move at the end of last year to open the door to union recognition at Ryanair was aimed at settling simmering labour unrest. But a summer of disruption, in part the result of industrial action by pockets of its staff around Europe, illustrates the scope of challenges faced by the Irish low-cost carrier.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 9:54 am
Ryanair is insisting that its Dutch operations will not be disrupted by a sudden decision by local pilots to join a strike against the airline.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 7:17 am
United Arab Emirates investigators have embarked on reviewing a draft final report into the Emirates Boeing 777-300 landing accident at Dubai two years ago.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 6:09 am
India's Jet Airways has postponed the release of its first quarter financial results on the recommendation of its audit committee.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 5:59 am
A Wings Air ATR 72-600 inadvertently landed at an airport that had been closed for nearly three months on 19 June while operating a flight from Pontianak to Sintang.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 4:54 am
TUI has highlighted the cost of disruption to its airline operations from air traffic control strikes this summer as well as greater competition on routes to Spain, after operating profit dipped 7.5% to 293 million ($340 million) in its third quarter ended 30 June.
Posted: August 9, 2018, 12:27 pm
Pilots of a Boeing 737-400 freighter lost situational awareness and failed to realise how much runway had passed beneath the aircraft before a late touchdown which resulted in a high-speed overrun at Milan Bergamo.
Posted: August 9, 2018, 9:24 am
Alliance Airlines earnings before taxation, depreciation and amortisation for the 2018 fiscal year increased 20% to A$60.1 million ($44.7 million), as most of its business segments delivered strong growth.
Posted: August 9, 2018, 2:47 am
Copa Airlines has been added to talks for a potential joint business involving Avianca and United Airlines, strengthening a possible partnership that would be better positioned to compete with similar tie-ups emerging in Latin America.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 10:03 pm
Mexican carrier Interjet received Ps733 million ($39.6 million) in compensation for maintenance costs for its Sukhoi Superjet 100 fleet, after the airline was forced to ground at least four SSJ100s in the past year or so.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 4:17 pm
S ichuan Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, the second mainland Chinese operator to receive the type hours after the initial delivery to Air China.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 11:45 am
Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR is still examining the potential implications of the European Union s response to newly-imposed US government sanctions on Iran.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 11:20 am
Air China has become the first mainland Chinese carrier to take delivery of an Airbus A350, after the airframer secured Chinese validation of the type's certificate in mid-July.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 8:36 am
The Cathay Pacific Group posted an operating profit of HK$697 million ($88.8 million) for the first six months of 2018, compared with an operating loss of HK$1.7 billion a year earlier.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 5:23 am
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has flagged a potential safety issue around how aircraft system alerts are prioritised and presented as it finalises its investigation into a 2015 incident involving a Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Airbus A320.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:13 am
A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 was grounded for over a week at London Heathrow due to a fuel quantity indicator issue.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 12:57 am