The sale of AirAsia's aircraft leasing arm, Asia Aviation Capital (AAC), should be closing now, but there are few signs that it is moving forward especially at the $1 billion price level it was supposedly offered for it last June.
Posted: June 29, 2017, 5:57 am
A birdstrike as it was departing San Francisco saw a Qantas operated Boeing 747-400ER continue its flight to Sydney with one of its left main landing gear door down, causing abnormal vibrations during the flight.
Posted: June 29, 2017, 3:48 am
The Comac ARJ21 regional jet has completed a year of commercial operations, however the manufacturer has still yet to receive a production certificate for the aircraft.
Posted: June 29, 2017, 2:55 am
The US government has announced heightened security screening for all US-bound commercial flights, including greater checks of passengers' personal electronic devices.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 8:47 pm
A Congressional panel approved an amendment on 27 June that seems aimed at preventing carriers like Norwegian Air International (NAI) from launching future flights to the USA.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 5:01 pm
IAG was "slow to move" to cloud-based operations in the lead-up to the IT shutdown at British Airways in May, the group's director of strategy Robert Boyle has suggested.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 4:27 pm
Irish regional carrier CityJet is seeking to acquire two more European airlines, its chief executive Pat Byrne has indicated.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 10:46 am
Delta Air Lines has retired its first Boeing MD-90, as it prepares to begin a three-year drawdown of its MD-88 fleet.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:27 pm
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Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:22 am
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary is "very tempted" to order the Boeing 737 Max 10, but only when the "price is right", he tells FlightGlobal.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:24 am
TAP Portugal has unveiled a retro livery on an Airbus A330-300s, one of three being introduced to the Star Alliance carrier.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:20 am
Iberia chief executive Luis Gallego foresees the carrier's maintenance arm servicing CFM International Leap engines at its overhaul shop in Madrid.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 3:21 pm
FlightGlobal s 2017 edition of the Commercial Engines report is now available to download.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 1:04 pm
Disruption caused by the recent US travel restrictions had the most damaging impact on Emirates' business since 9/11, the airline's president Tim Clark has disclosed, but demand is slowly recovering now.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 7:36 am
An AirAsia X Airbus A330-300 was forced to return to Perth around one hour into a flight to Kuala Lumpur on 25 June after what appears to have been a major engine failure.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:30 pm
Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have signed a much-anticipated joint venture agreement, beginning the process of coordinating services across the Pacific.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 7:20 pm
Qatar Airways surprised many with the disclosure that it plans to make an unsolicited investment of up to 10% in American Airlines.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 4:59 pm
This video captures the stunning static display at the Paris air show, including the Boeing 737 Max 9, Airbus A350-1000 and the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 3:53 pm
"Eligible parties" that submitted bids to buy a stake in Alitalia are to be sent procedure letters on 26 June.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 2:38 pm
Fiji Airways has signed a letter of intent with CAE to order a full-motion Boeing 737 Max simulator.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:42 am
American Airlines has received a notice that Qatar Airways plans to acquire a 10% stake in the US legacy carrier, in what appears to be an unsought investment.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:02 pm
Chinese carrier Ruili Airlines has tentatively signed for 20 Boeing 737 Max jets.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:23 am
Iran Airtour has become the latest operator in the Middle Eastern state to commit to a fleet renewal with Airbus, with a preliminary agreement to take 45 A320neos.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:51 am
Budget operator AirAsia is intending to order another 14 Airbus A320s, taking its overall orders for the family close to 600.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:31 am
Iranian carrier Zagros Airlines has tentatively signed for the Airbus A330neo, intending to take eight of the type as part of an agreement for 28 re-engined jets.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:25 am
South African carrier CemAir has signed a letter of intent for two Bombardier Q400 turboprops at the Paris air show.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:22 am
FlightGlobal's tracker of all the aircraft orders announcements during the 2017 Paris air show
Posted: June 21, 2017, 3:25 pm
Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is ordering another 10 Airbus A321s.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 9:44 am
Airbus is entering a partnership to develop a deployable flight recorder which will be initially introduced on the A350 from 2019.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 8:50 am
US lessor Air Lease has signed a memorandum of understanding for another 12 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 8:40 am