Delta Air Lines is looking at both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 Max for an upcoming narrowbody order.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 2:09 pm
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Posted: October 17, 2017, 10:59 am
Hawaiian regional carrier Island Air has disclosed a decision to file for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing legal challenges from lessors of its aircraft fleet.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 10:08 am
Malaysia Airlines chief executive Peter Bellew is to step down from the airline after barely a year, having been recruited by budget carrier Ryanair to serve as chief operations officer.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 9:25 am
Qantas has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 at a ceremony held at Boeing s delivery centre in Everett.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 1:17 am
Canada's Transport minister has confirmed that a small passenger aircraft struck a drone while on approach to Quebec City on 12 October.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 7:03 pm
For LATAM Airlines Group, the end of 2016 marked a financial turning point. The Santiago-based carrier turned in an annual net profit, its first in the four years since its creation from a merger between Chile's LAN and Brazil's TAM.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:30 am
The reborn AirAsia Japan will commence services on 29 October with a maiden service from its Nagoya hub to Sapporo, two years after receiving its air operator's certificate.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 5:56 am
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has taken steps to further integrate its skies and facilitate passenger flow among member countries.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 3:17 am
United Airlines will add at least 23 seats to its long-haul Boeing 777-200s when it reconfigures the aircraft with its new Polaris business class seats.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 2:27 pm
Operators of Airbus A320neos with CFM International Leap-1A engines are likely to be told to inspect high-pressure turbine disks to check for possible defects.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 11:51 am
Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has lost appeals over compensation liability for delayed flights outside of the European Union after UK judges originally reached contradictory rulings in two similar cases.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 10:44 am
Airport security screening will become less intrusive in the future, but the technology necessary has yet to mature.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 8:21 am
Operators of Airbus A380s with Engine Alliance GP7200 powerplants are being ordered to conduct an urgent inspection of the engines' fan hubs for damage.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 7:45 am
Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 aircraft out of the paint shop for its launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA).
Posted: October 13, 2017, 2:21 am
Qantas has struck an agreement with US bio-energy company SG Preston to use biofuels on its flights from Los Angeles International airport from 2020.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 1:04 am
Two years from now, KLM will mark the centenary of its foundation: a milestone which it believes makes it the world's oldest continuously operating airline.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 4:04 pm
Lufthansa Group has signed an agreement with Air Berlin to acquire parts of the insolvent Oneworld carrier's operations.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 3:52 pm
An era in commercial aviation will end in December when the last Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 flies into the sunset, ending a near-half-century run for the iconic Jumbo Jet in US fleets.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 3:36 pm
Ryanair captain Imelda Comer has offered to serve as "a conduit to enable constructive engagement" between management and pilots.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 2:06 pm
Latvian carrier Air Baltic has started restoring services with Bombardier CS300s, following a suspension of the fleet for engine checks.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 10:49 am
Dassault Aviation has revealed a long-term effort to develop an autonomous co-pilot for future business jets, says chairman and chief executive Eric Trappier.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 10:34 am
Investigators are to put a damaged Air France Airbus A380 engine into storage in Canada, to protect it, while arrangement are made to transport the powerplant for analysis.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 9:30 am
UK investigators have determined that a Flybe Bombardier Q400 tail-strike at Newcastle occurred after its throttle was reduced to an inappropriately low setting on approach.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 8:50 am
China Express has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320, adding the type to its fleet of 32 Bombardier CRJ900s.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 2:06 am
Latvian carrier Air Baltic is temporarily grounding its entire fleet of Bombardier CSeries jets pending technical checks on the engines.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 8:33 pm
UK regional carrier Eastern Airways has taken delivery of the first of two ATR 72-600s which it will use to support the oil and gas industry.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 4:20 pm
Delta Air Lines chief executive Ed Bastian is confident that the carrier will take delivery of the 75 Bombardier CS100s it has on order without paying a proposed 300% tariff on the aircraft.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 3:36 pm
Delta Air Lines saw its operating profit decrease 7% to $1.84 billion in the third quarter, as it took a $120 million hit from storms that hit the Southeast USA in September.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 1:07 pm
UK chancellor Philip Hammond has acknowledged the possibility of a halt to European flights following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union, but has also dismissed it as far-fetched.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 12:04 pm