Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, illustrating the fastest-growing regional markets as of December 2017, so you can plan your next strategic move. Understand YoY change in seat capacity, flight frequencies and ASMs/ASKs.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 2:02 pm
Flydubai has begun flights to Kilimanjaro, its third destination in Tanzania, using a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 12:51 pm
Airlines largely kept a grip on their improved profitability off the back of continued strong air travel demand, but the positive mood was punctuated during 2017 by a series of high-profile challenges and service interruptions which dominated headlines.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 12:23 pm
Heathrow Airport has outlined 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in potential cost savings relating to its proposed third runway and associated infrastructure.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 12:08 pm
Time and tide may wait for no man, but man doth have archives which may not wind back the clock but do make for a time machine of sorts. Herewith, a selection of 2017 Flight International highlights
Posted: December 18, 2017, 10:29 am
The power has been restored at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intranational Airport, after a 12-hour blackout across all terminals caused a cessation of operations.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 6:57 am
Investigators have disclosed that the crew of an unbalanced Airbus A320 which sustained several violent tail-strikes during take-off from Verona initially chose to continue the flight in breach of operating regulations.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 6:13 am
A complete power outage has stopped flight operations at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with terminals in blackout conditions.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 1:53 am
Delta Air Lines is tightening its focus on cost control in 2018, after seeing unit costs rise as much as 5% this year.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 1:33 pm
Flight Airline Business has once again teamed up with CFM International to bring you an extra, digital-only issue, focusing on the highlights of what has been another successful year for the industry.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 11:28 am
Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has opened the door to union recognition for the first time as part of efforts to head off planned industry action by pilots ahead of the Christmas holiday period.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:17 am
Portuguese carrier Azores Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, received through specialist Air Lease.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 10:05 am
Political considerations were an element in Vietnam Airlines' decision to obtain both the Boeing 787-9 and A350-900.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 3:31 am
Chengdu Airlines has put the Comac ARJ21 regional jet on its first regional route, after using the jet on services to major domestic cities for over a year.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 1:39 am
The head of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) praised Republican lawmakers efforts on new tax legislation while encouraging the more radical Tea Party contingent to back down from their attack on the US Export-Import Bank.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 9:30 pm
Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines will be sold to funds affiliated with private equity firm Apollo Global Management.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 3:06 pm
Delta Air Lines has committed to 200 Airbus A321neos for the next phase of its narrowbody fleet replacement programme.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 1:09 pm
Norwegian will begin new flights to Los Angeles and New York from Amsterdam, Madrid and Milan in May, increasing to 10 the number of new transatlantic routes it plans to launch next year.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 11:02 am
UK investigators have determined that an Aurigny Air Services ATR 72-500 suffered a serious in-flight upset after its crew vainly attempted to climb out of a region of icing instead of following the correct checklist procedures.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 9:41 am
All 25 passengers and crew of a Canadian-operated ATR 42 have survived after the aircraft crashed outside of Fond du Lac airport in the province of Saskatchewan.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 9:24 am
Suparna Airlines has taken delivery of its first widebody, a Boeing 787-8 from fellow HNA group carrier Hainan Airlines.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 8:45 am
American Airlines has revised its procedures after a communications breakdown led an Airbus A330-300 captain to attempt to halt an evacuation, which had been initiated by cabin crew unable to contact the cockpit.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 6:19 am
Regional Express has changed its maintenance procedures following a propeller failure incident on one of its Saab 340s that was caused by an earlier birdstrike.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 4:22 am
Japan Airlines has committed to invest into Japanese space transport business Ispace, which is attempting to launch two missions to the moon by 2020.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 4:10 am
Former Jetstar group chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka will leave the Qantas Group in March 2018 to become the chief executive of dairy processor A2 Milk.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 2:21 am
Austrian leisure carrier Niki has filed to open insolvency proceedings and grounded flights after Lufthansa was forced to drop its acquisition of the carrier from insolvent parent Air Berlin amid European competition concerns.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 7:44 pm
Turkish carrier Atlasglobal has raised the prospect of acquiring the Bombardier CSeries as part of a fleet-renewal programme.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 3:04 pm
Airlines headline figures for 2017 are impressive, reflecting another year of rising traffic and impressive profits.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 11:51 am
Australian regional carrier JetGo Australia has entered an agreement with the City of Karratha that will see it commence twice-weekly Brisbane-Karratha-Singapore services from mid-2018.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 8:31 am
Malaysia Airlines says it is on track to establish its Airbus A380 subsidiary, and that it will deploy the widebodies "opportunistically" during peak periods to high traffic markets.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 3:34 am