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​Korean Air hopeful on North Korean rapprochement

23 October, 2018 - 01:04
Korean Air is cautiously optimistic about recent political developments vis- -vis North Korea, with the easing of tensions helping the general visitor environment for South Korea.

ANALYSIS: What to make of American's local shift in Phoenix

22 October, 2018 - 23:19
American Airlines is carrying more local passengers at the expense of connecting ones in Phoenix, as debate continues over the future of its connecting hub at the airport.

Delta plans new Shanghai flight as American puts service on hold

22 October, 2018 - 17:28
Delta Air Lines hopes to add new service to Shanghai Pudong from its Minneapolis/St Paul hub in 2020, even as American Airlines plans to put two of its China routes on hold.

ANALYSIS: Can expanded Heathrow keep within air-quality limits?

22 October, 2018 - 12:43
When the UK government announced in June that members of parliament had voted in favour of building a third runway at London Heathrow, it threw in the caveat that final development consent would be granted only if the expansion could be delivered within the country's existing air-quality obligations.

OPINION: Aviation's climate of change

22 October, 2018 - 11:43
Between local air pollution and greenhouse gas, aviation is under fire. As our environment report illustrates, airports are air quality health hazards. And while aviation today is a relatively small source of CO2 emissions, it is destined to become a major driver of global warming as other activities, less reliant on the enormous power density of kerosene, push to decarbonise. Aviation s efforts to improve its environmental performance are laudable. But evidence suggests that efficiency gains are not matching growth.

Drone missed Heathrow-bound 787's engine by 10ft

22 October, 2018 - 11:31
UK investigators have disclosed that an unmanned aerial vehicle was flown within 10ft of a Boeing 787 on approach to London Heathrow.

VIDEO: KLM 747-400 hits loader while under tow

22 October, 2018 - 09:08
Video images have emerged purportedly showing the moment that a KLM Boeing 747-400 under tow collided with ground support equipment at Amsterdam Schiphol.

PICTURES: Juneyao takes first 787

19 October, 2018 - 23:17
Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines has received its first Boeing 787, a milestone that also marks the end of Juneyao's time as an all-Airbus operator.

NTSB calls for 25h cockpit voice recorder duration

19 October, 2018 - 18:33
Following several recent aviation safety incidents, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is urging regulators to extend significantly the required recording duration of cockpit voice recorders (CVRs).

A350 and 777X in contention for Korean widebody order

19 October, 2018 - 12:35
Korean Air is considering both the Boeing 777X and Airbus A350 family for what could be a major widebody order, as well as leaning toward additions to its 787 fleet.

Astana A320 excursion probe supported by German authority

19 October, 2018 - 09:38
German investigators are supporting a probe into a runway excursion at Astana earlier this year which damaged an Air Astana Airbus A320.

Jetstar Asia focuses on growing frequencies

19 October, 2018 - 04:56
Jetstar Asia's near-term growth will focus on increasing frequencies on certain routes within its existing network.

Asia-Pacific airlines can expect profitable 2018: AAPA

19 October, 2018 - 02:56
The Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines (AAPA) forecasts another profitable year for the region s airlines, but sees a number of challenges in the way of continued growth.

British Airways plans Charleston's first European nonstop

18 October, 2018 - 21:03
British Airways will land in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2019, offering the city's first scheduled nonstop transatlantic service.

Gatwick floats back-up runway for single-aisle departures

18 October, 2018 - 11:14
London Gatwick airport s operator believes that introducing routine use of its back-up runway could enable it to accommodate another 10-15 aircraft movements during peak hours.

TAP A340 overran on take-off after intersection blunder

18 October, 2018 - 10:31
Brazilian investigators have finally disclosed that a taxi route error resulted in an Airbus A340-300 s overrunning the runway on take-off from Rio de Janeiro, whereupon it collided with lights and navigation aids before climbing away.

Cypriot carrier Cobalt halts operations

18 October, 2018 - 07:18
Cypriot carrier Cobalt Air has suspended operations, becoming the latest European operator to run into difficulty in recent weeks.

ATSB investigating Scoot 787 in-flight engine shutdown

18 October, 2018 - 05:19
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating an engine failure involving a Scoot Boeing 787-9 that occurred on 11 October.

Corrosion and cracking led to Qantas A380 engine shutdown

18 October, 2018 - 04:42
An in-flight engine shutdown involving a Qantas Airbus A380 on 20 May 2017 has been traced back to cracking caused by corrosion resulting from cleaning chemical residues in one of its Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines.

American breaks ground on $1.6bn LAX remodel

17 October, 2018 - 23:32
American Airlines broke ground on its $1.6 billion bet on Los Angeles International airport on 17 October, a renovation project that aims to modernise and merge terminals 4 and 5, and position the West Coast hub as its gateway to Asia.