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Air Berlin administrator seeks up to €2bn in damages from Etihad

14 December, 2018 - 13:03
A German insolvency court will consider a move by administrators of collapsed carrier Air Berlin to seek damages of up to 2 billion ($2.3 billion) from the carrier's former shareholder Etihad Airways.

Uncle Roger's Festive Quiz 2018

14 December, 2018 - 13:00
Long-time readers of Flight International will know that while our dear friend Uncle Roger gives the impression of having retired to a life of leisure, this is just a cover he actually spends all of his time hard at work preparing a fiendishly difficult quiz challenge for this annual year-end special edition of the world s favourite aerospace magazine. There are no prizes at stake, but what could be more rewarding than the satisfaction of going all-out in a battle of wits against the sly old duffer?

Air Astana sees E190-E2 bringing new destinations into range

14 December, 2018 - 12:51
Kazakhstan flag carrier Air Astana foresees that its Embraer 190-E2s will open up new destinations in eastern Europe and China.

Malaysia Airlines to miss 2018 return to profit target

14 December, 2018 - 09:05
Malaysia Airlines will miss its target to return to profit in 2018, and has warned that next year looking equally challenging.

Tigerair Australia pilots vote to take industrial action

14 December, 2018 - 06:50
Tigerair Australia pilots will impose some work bans between 21 and 24 December over a pay dispute with the carrier, which may result in some flight delays during the lead-up to Christmas.

China lays out plan to become aviation powerhouse

14 December, 2018 - 04:55
China s aviation regulator has put out an action plan targeted at building the country into an aviation powerhouse.

AirAsia confirms multiple bidders for aircraft and leasing assets

14 December, 2018 - 02:24
AirAsia has confirmed that it has been approached by 13 potential purchasers for some of its aircraft and its aircraft leasing business, including US fund Castlelake.

Canada cuts pilot duty times and extends required rest periods

13 December, 2018 - 23:18
Transport Canada has cut maximum on-duty periods for pilots and tweaked pilot rest requirements in a move regulators describe as more-closely aligning Canadian rules with international standards.

ANALYSIS: Sun Country shifts to fleet ownership in cost overhaul

13 December, 2018 - 17:02
Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines plans to have at least 40% of its fleet on capital leases or under direct ownership, as it moves away from operating leases under an extensive plan to overhaul costs following a change in ownership earlier this year.

IATA hopeful of minimal disruption from Brexit cutover

13 December, 2018 - 16:12
Airline body IATA is optimistic that the relevant governments will take the necessary steps to ensure continuity of air services after the UK's scheduled departure from the European Union on 29 March 2019.

ACG moves to repossess jets from Avianca Brazil

13 December, 2018 - 03:10
Aviation Capital Group has moved to repossess eight Airbus A320s and one A319 that were leased to embattled carrier Avianca Brazil.

Strikes withdrawn as Air NZ lands new deal with unions

13 December, 2018 - 02:52
The threat of a strike by Air New Zealand aircraft maintenance and logistics staff in the lead-up to Christmas has been averted after the airline struck a new deal with two unions.

Washington Dulles and American talk new flights

12 December, 2018 - 23:11
The operator of Washington Dulles and American Airlines are discussing new flights, even as the mainline carrier prepares to expand at Ronald Reagan Washington National.

Hawaiian Airlines considers in-flight wi-fi

12 December, 2018 - 23:06
Hawaiian Airlines may soon invest in onboard wireless internet assuming that expected technological improvements bring reliable satellite communications to far reaches of the Pacific Ocean.

Viva Air picks Teledyne data solution for A320 fleet

12 December, 2018 - 17:28
Latin American budget carrier Viva Air has selected Teledyne Controls to provide hard- and software to collect aircraft data and distribute on-board system software updates across a fleet of Airbus A320 jets

Avianca Brazil cancels some flights despite securing fleet

12 December, 2018 - 16:54
Financially troubled Avianca Brazil has cancelled about 3% of its daily operations today, even as the airline says it has secured the release of fleet to ensure that operations continue following yesterday's bankruptcy protection filing.

OPINION: Air France's naming of female chief must set a new trend

12 December, 2018 - 14:39
The appointment of Anne Rigail as the new chief executive of Air France is a positive end to a year in which gender diversity among airline leaders was thrust into the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

Air France appoints new chief

12 December, 2018 - 14:00
Air France has named Anne Rigail as its new chief executive.

PICTURES: Lufthansa A380 arrives in new colour scheme

12 December, 2018 - 12:54
Lufthansa has revealed the first Airbus A380 to carry the German airline s recently-revamped aircraft livery.

Hainan Airlines to serve Paris from Guiyang

12 December, 2018 - 10:28
Hainan Airlines is seeking rights to launch a daily Guiyang-Paris service from January.

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