The first edition of the Airline Business podcast is now available.
Posted: February 22, 2019, 8:56 am
UK regional operator Flybe s flights are continuing as normal following Connect Airways acquisition of the carrier on 21 February.
Posted: February 22, 2019, 7:28 am
AirAsia X posted a full-year operating loss of MYR204 million ($50 million) in 2018, reversing last year's operating profit of MYR113 million as flat revenue and higher fuel costs took a hit on the operator.
Posted: February 22, 2019, 4:08 am
Delta Air Lines plans to outfit its new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft with 281 seats, including its new business class suite product.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 11:54 pm
American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines have applied for nearly double the 12 new flights available to US carriers at Tokyo Haneda International airport.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 10:36 pm
A newly opened jet engine test cell facility at Delta s Technical Operations Center in Atlanta is part of the company s aim of growing its MRO business revenue by $1 billion each year for the next five years.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:49 pm
Qantas has attributed a strong performance from its domestic network to having its capacity aligned with demand, and has characterised the market as well balanced.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 6:01 am
Qantas's underlying profit before tax for the six months to December 2018 fell 19% to A$780 million ($559 million), as higher fuel costs offset increases in revenue..
Posted: February 21, 2019, 4:12 am
WestJet's first flight of paying customers on one of the airline s new-del Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on 20 February is a prelude to international flights the Calgary-based airline plans to begin in April.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:57 pm
Air France-KLM has the right to sell the 31% stake it has acquired in Virgin Atlantic back to Virgin Group in the event that a hard Brexit inhibits the UK airline's ability to operate.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 2:55 pm
For British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz, the year ahead marks an opportunity for the airline to get itself firmly on the front foot.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:27 am
Canadian investigators are gathering information in an effort to identify underlying safety issues in the air taxi industry, owing to a persistently-high fatality rate in the sector.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:17 am
Latvian carrier Air Baltic is bringing forward the withdrawal of Boeing 737s from its fleet, removing the last of the type from service this year.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:40 am
Boeing intends to begin talks with Indian airlines shortly as it looks to win business for the 777X as a replacement for ageing widebodies.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:32 am
Boeing says that airlines in India are beginning to better balance capacity with demand, and are seeing better yields.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:17 am
New UK legislation will enter effect next month which will extend the restrictions on drone use in the vicinity of airports, putting in place a ban on flights within 5km of runway ends.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:27 am
Cathay Pacific expects to post a net profit of around HK$2.3 billion ($293 million) for 2018, with signs that its transformation programme is delivering results.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 5:48 am
Council of the European Union representatives have reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on maintaining UK-EU air services, should the UK leave the EU without a post-withdrawal deal.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:52 pm
Lufthansa revealed today that the body sections of its first Boeing 777-9 have been joined on the assembly line in Everett, Washington.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:29 pm
The narrative around innovation in distribution has often focused on the perceived battle lines between the airline industry backed by IATA's NDC capability and the legacy GDS providers.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:15 pm
Iranian investigators believe an ATR 72-200 s unauthorised descent below minimum safe height resulted in its being caught in a mountain wave, and that its crew failed to carry out the procedures necessary to recover from a stall.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:06 am
Cirium is the new identity for the FlightGlobal data and analytics business which combines key databases and intelligence tools for the aviation and air travel industries.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:17 am
Celebrating a British Airways' centenary in the year of Brexit was always going to be a difficult.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:04 am
The need for accurate insights to help shape the future of travel is underlined today with the launch of Cirium, designed to be the leader in data and analytics within aviation and the wider travel industry.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 8:00 am
The United States Federal Aviation Administration has set Thailand 26 items that need rectification before its safety rating can be upgraded to Category I.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 7:18 am
British Airways celebration of its 100th anniversary got underway in style this week with the unveiling of the first of several aircraft to be painted in retro liveries.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 5:02 pm
The first of a series of British Airways aircraft painted in retro colour schemes has made its debut today at the airline's London Heathrow base.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 10:59 am
A Lion Air Boeing 737-800 overran the runway as it was landing at Pontianak's Supadio International airport on 16 February.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 4:10 am
Jet Airways will move forward with aircraft sales as part of its proposed bank-led provisional resolution plan, while continuing to work on selling part of its stake in loyalty programme Jet Privilege in the longer-term.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 3:26 am
Alliance Airlines will continue to operate aircraft on behalf of Virgin Australia until the end of 2021.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 1:48 am