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PICTURES: 'Qatar maroon' features in Air Italy livery

8 hours 8 min ago
The livery of Meridiana successor Air Italy was unveiled in Milan today by investors Qatar Airways and Alisarda.

Meridiana relaunched as Air Italy with Alitalia in its sights

9 hours 7 min ago
Meridiana has been relaunched as Air Italy, the chief executive of shareholder Qatar Airways announced today in Milan.

Sixty-six fatalities from Aseman ATR crash: ministry

18 February, 2018 - 11:24
Iran's transport ministry says the loss of an ATR 72 turboprop operated by Iran Aseman Airlines has resulted in 66 fatalities.

Iran Aseman flight crashes en route to Yasouj: state media

18 February, 2018 - 09:33
Iranian state media are reporting that an Iran Aseman Airlines aircraft has crashed in western-central region of the country.

OPINION: Why Saratov An-148 loss is cautionary tale

16 February, 2018 - 16:31
Russia's rich literary history includes the short verse Gvozd i Podkova, in which a city falls to invaders because the blacksmith did not have a nail with which to shoe the defending commander's horse.

Boeing 737 Max 9 receives certification

16 February, 2018 - 15:51
US regulators have awarded Boeing an amended type certificate for the 737 Max 9, clearing the second of the re-engined single-aisle s major variants to enter service with launch operator Lion Air Group.

Rising unit revenue powers Air France-KLM profit up 42% in 2017

16 February, 2018 - 13:56
Air France-KLM has credited a rise in unit revenue with driving a 42% increase in operating profit to 1.49 billion ($1.86 billion) last year.

TAME seeks codeshare partners amid turnaround

16 February, 2018 - 13:31
Ecuador's state-owned airline TAME wants to begin codesharing with foreign carriers, as part of a plan to turn around the loss-making airline.

Saratov Airlines to restore An-148 operations

16 February, 2018 - 10:08
Saratov Airlines is to resume operations with Antonov An-148s, days after suspending flights with the type in the wake of the fatal accident in Moscow.

An-148 simulations to check warning system effectiveness

16 February, 2018 - 07:42
Russia's federal air transport regulator is to use a full-flight Antonov An-148 simulator to examine whether the type's warning systems on in-flight upset are adequate.

ANALYSIS: Qantas's capex conundrum

16 February, 2018 - 01:34
Qantas's turnaround since 2015 may be an obvious case study for airline management textbooks but one voice has warned that its conservative financial management could actually be sowing the seeds of its next big challenge: fleet replacement.

Bombardier's trade court win came down to seat count

15 February, 2018 - 22:35
The US International Trade Commission's ruling in favour of Bombardier did not hinge on some obscure legal technicality in the end.

Saab 340 gear-collapse probe details chaos in cockpit

15 February, 2018 - 11:46
Investigators have detailed the chaotic crew response to a Western Air Saab 340A's electrical failure, which eventually led to an unstable approach and gear collapse at Freeport's Grand Bahama airport.

Airbus agreement permits resumption of ECA funding

15 February, 2018 - 07:49
Airbus has reached agreement with export credit agencies on a process under which the airframer will be able to start applying again for ECA-backed funding.

S&P warns Qantas on future fleet replacement expenditure

15 February, 2018 - 06:30
S&P Global Ratings has raised concerns that Qantas has under-invested in its fleet and faces large capital expenditure at the same time as it resumes paying company tax.

PICTURE: Mandarin Airlines puts ATR 72 into service

15 February, 2018 - 03:13
Mandarin Airlines' first ATR 72-600 has entered into commercial service, operating a Taipei Sungshan-Magong flight on 14 February.

De-icing fluid found in CRJ engine after start-up flaming

14 February, 2018 - 14:09
Canadian investigators have disclosed that a SkyWest Airlines Bombardier CRJ200 which emitted flame from an engine on start-up had accumulated de-icing fluid in the powerplant.

Superjet defended after spate of unreliable-speed events

14 February, 2018 - 08:25
Russian investigators have disclosed that seven instances of unreliable airspeed indications involving Sukhoi Superjet 100s were recorded over a two-day period of heavy snowfall at Moscow Sheremetyevo.

PICTURE: Qantas reveals indigenous livery on latest 787-9

14 February, 2018 - 07:31
Qantas has released the first pictures of its latest aircraft to bear an indigenous-inspired livery, this time on a Boeing 787-9.

CAAC gives early approval for Inner Mongolian airline start-up

14 February, 2018 - 03:51
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has given preliminary approval for a new carrier to be based at Hohhot Baita International airport.

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