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Crashed An-148 crew skipped checklist with pitot-heat item

6 hours 10 min ago
Investigators believe the crew of a crashed Antonov An-148 did not carry out a crucial checklist which should have included a deferred confirmation that the pitot-static heating system was active.

Taiwan's Far Eastern Air Transport to lease 737 Max 8s

13 hours 22 min ago
Taiwan's Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) will take the 11 Boeing 737 Max 8s it plans to acquire on operating lease, following its aircraft acquisition announcement made this week.

​Engine fire causes Delta A330-300 to make emergency landing

14 hours 2 min ago
A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-300 returned to Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport shortly after takeoff with the right hand engine still on fire.

NTSB finds 'interior' crack in failed Southwest CFM engine

16 hours 26 min ago
Internal cracks had developed in a fan blade that exploded out of a CFM International CFM56-7B powerplant on 17 April, severely damaged a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 and killing one passenger, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

ANALYSIS: Alaska insists Virgin was smart buy as cutover looms

18 April, 2018 - 22:50
A top Alaska Air Group executive has made clear the company has no misgivings about its 2016 acquisition of Virgin America a pricey deal that catapulted Alaska into major-player status while driving up costs amid intense competition.

United sees 'opportunity' to grow Washington Dulles hub

18 April, 2018 - 22:23
United Airlines sees an "opportunity" to grow at Washington Dulles International airport, as it focuses on driving additional connectivity across its hubs.

David Siegel joins Sun Country

18 April, 2018 - 21:50
Former airline executive David Siegel has been appointed executive chairman of Sun Country Airlines.

United inspecting 737 engines following service bulletin

18 April, 2018 - 18:14
United Airlines is inspecting 698 CFM International engines on its Boeing 737 fleet following a recent service bulletin from US safety officials, says chief operating officer Greg Hart.

PICTURE: SIA 777 door ripped off at Los Angeles

18 April, 2018 - 11:46
A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 777-300ER had its second leftside door ripped from the airframe at Los Angeles International airport on 16 April at 17.50 hours local time.

Fatigue signs in failed engine prompt new Southwest inspections

18 April, 2018 - 03:43
Southwest Airlines will begin a round of enhanced inspection procedures for CFM International engines following a preliminary finding that a fan blade bore signs of metal fatigue in a fatal acccident on 17 April, a US National Transportation Safety Board official says.

Southwest engine failure echoes details of 2016 incident

18 April, 2018 - 02:27
An uncontained engine failure that led to a fatality on a Southwest 737-700 on 16 April recalls key details of a similar incident involving the same aircraft and engine type about 20 months ago over the Gulf of Mexico.

Southwest engine failure kills one person ending safety streak

17 April, 2018 - 22:33
The National Transportation Safety Board confirms that one person died when a CFM International engine of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 failed inflight on 17 April.

Southwest 737 engine mangled following emergency landing

17 April, 2018 - 18:54
Pilots of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia on 17 April after encountering apparent significant damage to the aircraft's left-side CFM International CFM56 turbofan.

Delta prices $1.6bn unsecured refinancing

17 April, 2018 - 14:07
Delta Air Lines has priced a $1.6 billion senior unsecured bond that will refinance $1.54 billion in outstanding debt.

ANALYSIS: Safety regulators face balancing act to manage new technology

17 April, 2018 - 12:09
National aviation authorities (NAAs) today risk being swamped by the rate of technological advance, according to their leaders. At the same time many risk being starved of resources because aviation safety appears to have improved so much that governments are wondering if oversight could be done more cheaply.

INTERVIEW: Duncan Beckman, base safety pilot and senior first officer, EasyJet

17 April, 2018 - 11:43
Duncan Beckman is a base safety pilot and senior first officer with UK airline EasyJet a role that sees him take on fresh challenges each day

INTERVIEW: ​Ajay Singh, managing director, SpiceJet

17 April, 2018 - 09:27
The last five years has been nothing short of tumultuous for SpiceJet, having undergone a back-from-the-dead fairytale after surviving a near collapse in 2014. Today, the low-cost carrier has completed its turnaround, with a clear focus to keep on growing.

PAL to take 21 new aircraft by 2019, eyes secondary hub growth

17 April, 2018 - 06:21
Philippine Airlines (PAL) will receive a total of 21 new aircraft by 2019, which will be used to boost its secondary hub operations of Cebu, Clark, and Davao.

Fernandes calls A350 too expensive for AirAsia X

17 April, 2018 - 03:57
AirAsia X group co-chief executive Tony Fernandes has thrown the carrier's order for 10 Airbus A350-900s into doubt.

PICTURE: BA puts first A320neo into service

16 April, 2018 - 07:40
British Airways has put its first Airbus A320neo into service with a flight to the Portuguese capital Lisbon.

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