JetBlue Airways has switched its first three Airbus A321neos to the A321ceos, in what it calls a "prudent" move as issues continue to be reported with the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines that will power the airline's aircraft.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 4:30 pm
Alitalia has called a crunch shareholders meeting for 27 April to "initiate procedures proved for by law" after a planned recapitalisation was hit by workers rejecting cuts in a new a labour deal.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 2:30 pm
Italy s Ernest Airlines could expand into European markets outside of Albania as soon as this winter, commercial director Ilza Xhelo discloses.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 11:20 am
European safety regulators are proposing to update airport design requirements which will include formally narrowing the required runway width for high-capacity transport aircraft.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 11:20 am
To gauge something of the extraordinary increase in air traffic to Iceland in recent years, you need look no further than the growth in the Icelandair fleet, chief executive Birkir Holm Gudnason suggests.
Posted: April 25, 2017, 7:10 am
The UK will need to establish a "brand new" open skies arrangement with the European Union following Brexit, Ryanair s chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs has suggested.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 5:02 pm
United Airlines plans to up the ante to compete with long-haul low-cost carriers across the Atlantic, president Scott Kirby told employees recently.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 3:23 pm
BMI Regional foresees introduction of larger aircraft to complement its Embraer ERJ-145 fleet.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 11:35 am
A shift away from the pay-to-fly scheme and back towards the model of carriers paying for training is vital to resolving recruitment issues, says AeroProfessional director Sam Sprules
Posted: April 24, 2017, 10:16 am
Alaska Airlines established a longstanding reputation for being a leading data-driven airline by using performance data to drive strategic decisions in each department. Their commitment to reviewing operational data and analytics has helped them become the Most On-time Major North American Airline for the seventh year in a row.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 10:14 am
Belfast International airport is to announce eight new international routes in the coming days, managing director, Graham Keddie discloses.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 8:19 am
VietJet Air posted a net profit of D381.7 billion ($16.8 million) in the first quarter of 2017.
Posted: April 24, 2017, 2:01 am
Wow Air says it will receive three A321s as part of a plan to increase its fleet to 24 aircraft, ending the mystery surrounding the identity of the one of the seven aircraft the Icelandic carrier will receive.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 5:09 pm
Transavia will not seek to replace its Munich base which it is closing later this year and will instead focus on its home markets of France and the Netherlands, its head of network planning Jeroen Erdman discloses.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:49 pm
Airlines should not pay for increased ground-based security: A4E
Posted: April 23, 2017, 3:30 pm
Gaining a US pre-clearance facility could pave the way for Stockholm Arlanda airport to gain new narrowbody-operated services to the USA, Swedavia's route development manager Ole Wieth Christensen believes.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 2:42 pm
United Airlines says its chief executive Oscar Munoz will no longer become chairman of its board in 2018, following the controversial incident in which police forcibly removed a passenger from a flight.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 9:19 pm
Hawaiian Airlines will likely not place new Airbus A321neos into revenue service until 2018 due to aircraft delivery delays, says chief executive Mark Dunkerley.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 7:07 pm
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Canada's low-cost giant WestJet seems to have heeded that advice, announcing 20 April plans to launch an ultra-low-cost subsidiary late this year.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:32 pm
A US bankruptcy judge has approved Republic Airways Holdings' bankruptcy exit plan, putting the regional airline company on track to emerge from bankruptcy protection before the end of April, Republic announces.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 12:31 pm
Air France will deploy Boeing 787s to several African destinations during the winter 2017/18 season as its Dreamliner fleet grows.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 10:56 am
New modelling and analysis of drift patterns corroborate analysis from late 2016 that the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that operated flight MH370 is most likely in a new search area.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:38 am
VietJet Air has set a net profit target of D3.4 trillion ($150 million) in 2017, a 36% year-on-year increase from its D2.5 trillion net profit in 2016.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 2:14 am
The outlook for Belfast International airport s long-haul business looked bleak at the start of this year when United Airlines scrapped its Newark service the Northern Ireland gateway s only transatlantic route.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 1:08 pm
Canadian carrier WestJet plans to launch a lower-cost subsidiary in late 2017, a move that comes amid heighten competitive pressure from several prospective low-cost start-ups, the Calgary-based airline announces.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 12:58 pm
Virgin America has been revealed as the first recipient of an Airbus A321neo, after the aircraft was formally delivered to the US carrier.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 11:32 am
Norwegian will launch services from London Gatwick to Singapore on 28 September.
Posted: April 20, 2017, 8:31 am
Russian authorities have underlined the illegality of overbooking within the country after highlighting a case in which a disabled passenger was denied boarding by budget airline Pobeda.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 9:54 am
Colombian investigators have revealed that both main landing-gear of a Boeing 737-400 freighter were found to be badly out of alignment after a serious landing incident in Bogota.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 7:58 am
Japan Airlines has signed an agreement with Dassault Falcon Services to offer passengers private jet connections across Europe and Africa to its services at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport from 1 May.
Posted: April 19, 2017, 2:14 am