As operators across the world scramble to fill capacity gaps created by the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, we present this gallery of aircraft that have been drafted into affected fleets
Posted: April 18, 2019, 9:49 am
Air Mauritius has received its first Airbus A330-900 at a ceremony in Toulouse.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 9:42 am
European regulators have listed large civil aircraft and helicopters among potential targets of trade countermeasures aimed at US exports, following the US government s plans to introduce tariffs on Airbus jets.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 6:59 am
Indian budget carrier SpiceJet has agreed to lease six more Boeing 737-800s that are expected to join its fleet within the next two weeks.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 6:55 am
Boeing has completed the final test fight for the updated software of the Boeing 737 Max, paving the way for a certification effort.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 2:43 am
AirAsia s third attempt for a low-cost carrier in Vietnam have fallen through, with the termination of a joint venture with local partners.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 2:38 am
GECAS will repossess eight aircraft leased to financially troubled Avianca Brazil, as the fleet-depleted airline cancels hundreds of flights during this week's Easter travel season.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:36 pm
An American Airlines Airbus A321 experienced what a pilot called an uncommanded roll and struck runway equipment during takeoff on 10 April from New York.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 4:19 pm
When, on 17 April, it was forced to temporarily suspend operations, India's Jet Airways became the biggest carrier to pull the plug on flights this year.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 3:13 pm
Jet Airways is suspending flight operations after failing to secure emergency funding to continue operations.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 2:00 pm
There is a premium revolution underway at the US network carriers. Business class seats are becoming more spacious and private, while premium economy cabin installations are moving forward rapidly with widebody fleets due for outfitting in two years.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 1:14 pm
The new edition of the Airline Business Podcast is now available.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 8:00 am
Indian budget carrier SpiceJet will add five more Bombardier Q400s to its fleet by June to back-fill some of the capacity lost in the market due to Jet Airways financial difficulties.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 3:05 am
Garuda Indonesia's budget unit Citilink has denied any involvement in plans by two Malaysian companies to establish a budget airline that will use its brand name.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 2:59 am
Uganda Airlines has received its first Bombardier CRJ900 regional jet.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 1:53 am
Preliminary traffic figures collated by Cirium for the 100 biggest airports in the world show passenger traffic increased by 5.3% during 2018.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Singapore Airlines' attempt to take a stake in China Eastern Airlines in 2007 is well documented, but few people are aware that the Star Alliance carrier originally intended to enter that market through a much smaller, private player: Juneyao Airlines.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 11:12 am
Hong Kong s airline licensing authority has again called for Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) to clarify how it will improve its financial situation, while the airline insists that its financial issues will not affect its services during upcoming peak travel periods.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 7:01 am
Jet Airways has extended its suspension of international services to 18 April, as uncertainty around an interim debt facility and potential bidders for a controlling stake in the ailing airline swirls.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 6:45 am
Middle Eastern budget carrier Air Arabia has received its first Airbus A321neo, a long-range version of the twinjet.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 6:28 am
Philippine Airlines parent company PAL Holdings posted an operating loss of Ps5.24 billion ($101 million) in 2018, as fuel and aircraft lease costs drove expenses higher.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 1:41 am
Embraer and Boeing continue to progress toward closing proposed joint ventures, with a top executive describing the regulatory approval process as time consuming but on track.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 7:57 pm
US carriers are increasingly bearish on returning the Boeing 737 Max to the skies, with American Airlines and United Airlines joining Southwest Airlines removing the type from summer schedules.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 2:25 pm
The Boeing 737 Max grounding is an evolving and multifaceted story. This makes it extremely hard to predict how it will be resolved, and the extent to which Boeing, its customers and the supply chain will be affected.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 12:14 pm
Emirates has completed conversions of 10 Boeing 777-200LRs from three-class to two-class cabin configurations.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 11:55 am
Lufthansa Group is discussing options for placing its vintage Junkers Ju 52 on display in a museum.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 10:15 am
Two Malaysian companies have agreed to explore establishing a budget airline that would use the brand name of Garuda Indonesia's low-cost arm Citilink.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 9:10 am
Singapore Airlines and Garuda Indonesia have started codesharing on each other s flights between Singapore and Jakarta, five years after the pair last expanded their codeshare agreements.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 8:30 am
Russian operator Azimuth has taken delivery of another Sukhoi Superjet 100, the livery for which includes a promotional banner for a sports organisation.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 8:09 am
Embattled South Korean conglomerate Kumho Industrial will sell its 33% stake in Asiana Airlines as it seeks to shore up its finances.
Posted: April 15, 2019, 7:30 am