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Avianca suspends merger plans with Avianca Brazil

22 February, 2019 - 19:34
Bogota-based Avianca says it has suspended plans to merge with sister carrier Avianca Brazil, two months after the Sao Paulo-based carrier filed for bankruptcy protection.

US set to revoke some European airlines' wet-lease authorisations

22 February, 2019 - 19:20
Citing competitive imbalance, the US Department of Transportation has restricted some European airlines from operating US-bound flights under so-called "wet lease" agreements.

2019 Airline Strategy Awards welcomes female judges

22 February, 2019 - 18:51
Nominations are now being sought for the 18th Airline Strategy Awards, organised by FlightGlobal s Airline Business magazine.

ANALYSIS: Flight International refresh – and our first decade

22 February, 2019 - 17:52
As Flight International celebrates its 110th anniversary, we mark this milestone with a series highlighting the evolution of the world s first aero weekly through our 11 decades in print

Avianca to retire E190 fleet

22 February, 2019 - 15:18
Avianca will phase out its entire Embraer 190 fleet this year, as it targets a fleet simplification amid an overall company plan to improve profitability.

PICTURES: BEA A319 to be next British Airways retrojet

22 February, 2019 - 11:26
The next British Airways aircraft to appear in a retro-livery will be an Airbus A319 in the colours of British European Airways.

Subscribe to the new Airline Business podcast

22 February, 2019 - 09:56
The first edition of the Airline Business podcast is now available.

Flybe operating 'normally' as new owner Connect takes over

22 February, 2019 - 08:28
UK regional operator Flybe s flights are continuing as normal following Connect Airways acquisition of the carrier on 21 February.

AirAsia X flies into loss for 2018

22 February, 2019 - 05:08
AirAsia X posted a full-year operating loss of MYR204 million ($50 million) in 2018, reversing last year's operating profit of MYR113 million as flat revenue and higher fuel costs took a hit on the operator.

Delta outlines A330-900 seating plans

22 February, 2019 - 00:54
Delta Air Lines plans to outfit its new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft with 281 seats, including its new business class suite product.

American, Delta, United go big for new Tokyo Haneda flights

21 February, 2019 - 23:36
American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines have applied for nearly double the 12 new flights available to US carriers at Tokyo Haneda International airport.

PICTURES: Delta opens engine test cell in Atlanta

21 February, 2019 - 20:49
A newly opened jet engine test cell facility at Delta s Technical Operations Center in Atlanta is part of the company s aim of growing its MRO business revenue by $1 billion each year for the next five years.

Qantas sees domestic market ‘well balanced’

21 February, 2019 - 07:01
Qantas has attributed a strong performance from its domestic network to having its capacity aligned with demand, and has characterised the market as well balanced.

Qantas first half profit declines 19% on higher fuel cost

21 February, 2019 - 05:12
Qantas's underlying profit before tax for the six months to December 2018 fell 19% to A$780 million ($559 million), as higher fuel costs offset increases in revenue..

PICTURES: WestJet operates first 787 revenue flight

20 February, 2019 - 22:57
WestJet's first flight of paying customers on one of the airline s new-del Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on 20 February is a prelude to international flights the Calgary-based airline plans to begin in April.

Air France-KLM can sell back Virgin Atlantic shares over Brexit

20 February, 2019 - 15:55
Air France-KLM has the right to sell the 31% stake it has acquired in Virgin Atlantic back to Virgin Group in the event that a hard Brexit inhibits the UK airline's ability to operate.

INTERVIEW: Alex Cruz, chief executive, British Airways

20 February, 2019 - 12:27
For British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz, the year ahead marks an opportunity for the airline to get itself firmly on the front foot.

Canadian investigators aim to cut air taxi fatalities

20 February, 2019 - 11:17
Canadian investigators are gathering information in an effort to identify underlying safety issues in the air taxi industry, owing to a persistently-high fatality rate in the sector.

PICTURE: Air Baltic brings forward 737 withdrawal

20 February, 2019 - 09:40
Latvian carrier Air Baltic is bringing forward the withdrawal of Boeing 737s from its fleet, removing the last of the type from service this year.

​Boeing preparing to pitch 777X to Indian airlines

20 February, 2019 - 09:32
Boeing intends to begin talks with Indian airlines shortly as it looks to win business for the 777X as a replacement for ageing widebodies.

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