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Norwegian Air International blames one-off costs as loss doubles

8 hours 26 min ago
Budget carrier Norwegian s Irish subsidiary, Norwegian Air International, is attributing to non-recurring costs a full-year operating loss of more than $456 million.

PICTURE: Gulf Air receives first A320neo

12 hours 24 min ago
Middle Eastern carrier Gulf Air has received its first Airbus A320neo, following a delivery flight from Toulouse.

SkyWest to operate new Delta CRJ900s

17 August, 2018 - 20:53
Utah-based SkyWest Airlines will operate 20 Bombardier CRJ900s that Delta Air Lines ordered in June.

ANALYSIS: EasyJet seeks advantage with 'big data' investment

17 August, 2018 - 15:02
EasyJet s announcement in early August that it would be recruiting 28 data scientists reflects chief executive Johan Lundgren s focus on leveraging the power of big data .

ANALYSIS: How Smith's skills could fit the bill at Air France-KLM

17 August, 2018 - 10:22
On paper Air Canada chief operating officer and president Benjamin Smith appears to have the skills needed to become the next group chief executive of Air France-KLM, but whether he can overcome the opposition of Air France's combative trade unions and win their trust will be the real test.

OPINION: Mental health issues should be real focus of Horizon probe

17 August, 2018 - 09:29
On the surface the extraordinary Q400 larceny at Seattle might inevitably seem to be a prelude to new security countermeasures. But it only seems that way.

AirAsia X's Fernandes affirms US west coast plans

17 August, 2018 - 06:28
AirAsia X co-group chief executive Tony Fernandes has reaffirmed the long-haul low-cost carrier's intention to start flights to the west coast of the United States via Japan after it receives its first Airbus A330neos in late 2019.

737 freighter pilot incapacitated during depressurisation

17 August, 2018 - 03:33
The first officer of a Boeing 737-300 Freighter operated by Qantas unit Express Freighters Australia became incapacitated during an emergency descent on 15 August.

United A320 and 737 clip wings in Chicago

16 August, 2018 - 22:43
Two United Airlines aircraft have clipped wings on the tarmac at Chicago O'Hare International airport.

No injuries during Xiamen 737 runway excursion

16 August, 2018 - 22:13
No passengers or crew were injured when a Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 suffered an apparent runway excursion at Manila on 16 August, the airline confirms.

Xiamen 737-800 suffers runway excursion at Manila: reports

16 August, 2018 - 21:13
A Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 came to rest on its belly after an apparent runway excursion at Manila Ninoy Aquino International airport the evening of 16 August, according to multiple media reports.

Air France-KLM names Air Canada's Smith as next chief

16 August, 2018 - 20:57
Air France-KLM has appointed Benjamin Smith as its next chief executive, three months after Jean-Marc Janaillac resigned following failed labour negotiations.

ANALYSIS: Denver airport plays catch up with expansion

16 August, 2018 - 15:19
Emerging into Denver International airport's Great Hall from the train from the city, one sees a terminal bursting at its seams.

Swiss Ju 52 flights ordered to limit passenger movement

16 August, 2018 - 13:36
Swiss investigators have instructed Junkers Ju 52 operator JU-Air to ensure passengers remain seated during pleasure flights and have insisted that the carrier introduces a greater altitude safety margin when it resumes services.

ANALYSIS: Airline start-ups and failures – 2018 update

16 August, 2018 - 11:09
An update on latest developments in the progress of some of the planned airline start-ups, together with those airlines that have suspended or ceased operations in recent months

PICTURE: Cathay 777 wing tip mangled in Rome

16 August, 2018 - 03:59
The right wing tip of a Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER was severely damaged in an incident at Rome Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport on 15 August.

ANALYSIS: Turkish and Pegasus have limited exposure to lira woes

15 August, 2018 - 17:36
The accelerated weakening of the Turkish lira in recent days came after the country's two leading airlines announced encouraging financial results for the second quarter.

Ryanair targeted with legal action over flight disruption

15 August, 2018 - 17:28
Compensation-claim processing site Flightright has initiated legal action in Germany on behalf of passengers seeking compensation caused by Ryanair flight delays and cancellations resulting from strikes.

FBI speaks to airport workers as Q400 theft inquiry progresses

15 August, 2018 - 17:16
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now interviewing airport and airline workers as part of its inquiry into the theft and subsequent crash of a Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 turboprop on 10 August.

Pilot-training improvements in limbo: Russian investigators

15 August, 2018 - 11:59
Russian investigators are claiming that several recommendations intended to enhance and reinforce pilot training have yet to be introduced.

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