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United schedules final 747 flight on 7 November

18 September, 2017 - 21:43
United Airlines final Boeing 747-400 will fly into the sunset on 7 November, operating a special final flight between San Francisco and Honolulu.

Russian authority accused of certification 'incompetence'

18 September, 2017 - 15:49
Russia's Interstate Aviation Committee has re-ignited a rift with federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia, with an extraordinary attack on its certification capabilities.

Ramp strike damages Wow's first A320neo

18 September, 2017 - 10:32
Icelandic budget airline Wow Air's first Airbus A320neo has suffered ramp-collision damage just five months after the jet was delivered.

EasyJet confirms interest in Air Berlin assets

18 September, 2017 - 08:11
EasyJet is to participate in the insolvency process for German carrier Air Berlin, confirming its interest in possible asset acquisition.

Ryanair cuts dozens of flights to cope with crew-leave squeeze

17 September, 2017 - 23:29
Budget airline Ryanair has listed dozens of flights which it is cancelling in order to cope with a strain on crew availability over the next six weeks.

Horizon's pilot woes force retreat from Colorado Springs

15 September, 2017 - 18:58
Alaska Air Group will end service at Colorado Springs on 4 November due to a shortage of pilots at subsidiary Horizon Air, the Colorado Springs airport announces.

Flybe rejigs MRO procedures after panel losses on same Q400

15 September, 2017 - 12:24
UK regional operator Flybe has introduced new procedures to check Bombardier Q400 engine panels are properly closed after two incidents involving the same aircraft in five weeks.

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Airline Capacity Breakdown – September 2017

15 September, 2017 - 12:04
Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, illustrating the fastest-growing regional markets as of August 2017, so you can plan your next strategic move. Understand YoY change in seat capacity, flight frequencies and ASMs/ASKs.

Ryanair 737 diverts to East Midlands over possible shed wheel

15 September, 2017 - 11:36
One of Ryanair's Boeing 737-800s has been diverted to East Midlands airport after departing London Stansted, with initial indications that it lost a wheel on take-off.

Sarasin steps down as Nok Air chief

15 September, 2017 - 03:59
Patee Sarasin stepped down as chief executive of Nok Air on 14 September, and has been succeeded by NokScoot chief Piya Yodmani.

Hawaiian confident with A321neo plan after ETOPS approval

14 September, 2017 - 22:37
The head of Hawaiian Airlines says the Federal Aviation Administration has certified the Airbus A321neo's Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engine for extended over-water flights.

INSIGHT FROM BOMBARDIER: Is your airline intra-regional ready?

14 September, 2017 - 15:54
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ANALYSIS: Airlines seek wider coverage for IT disruptions

14 September, 2017 - 08:34
As airlines ramp up their investments in IT and keep their systems secure, they are also looking to increase insurance to provide cover for more than just hack attacks and data breaches.

PICTURE: First American 737 Max shows its colours

13 September, 2017 - 22:15
Boeing has rolled out the first 737 Max in the American Airlines livery, ahead of the carrier's first delivery later this month.

American looking at options for A350 order

13 September, 2017 - 21:20
American Airlines is evaluating the future of its Airbus A350-900 commitments, as it continues to deal with the varied orderbook it gained through its merger with US Airways four years ago.

Cathay swaps batch of A350-1000s to smaller -900

13 September, 2017 - 21:03
Cathay Pacific is converting six of its Airbus A350-1000s to the smaller -900, and deferring delivery of five other -1000s by a year.

Washington insiders doubt success of ATC privatisation

13 September, 2017 - 20:54
Supporters of an overhaul of US air traffic control (ATC) expressed doubt on 13 September that the US Senate will pass a controversial proposal that would privatise US ATC.

INSIGHT FROM BOMBARDIER: What is the best way for airlines to develop new markets?

13 September, 2017 - 16:20
Right-sizing will be a critical component in boosting airline profitability for the next 20 years, according to Bombardier's Market Forecast

American to remove Dash 8-100s in November

13 September, 2017 - 14:02
American Airlines will remove the Bombardier Dash 8-100 from its regional fleet in November, ending a more than three-decade run for the type in the feeder fleets of the carrier and its predecessors.

Malaysia Airlines signs tentative deal for 787-9s

13 September, 2017 - 03:10
Malaysia Airlines has signed a tentative agreement with Boeing to order eight 787-9s, and take purchase rights on additional eight 737 Max 8s.

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