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Interjet cannibalising four grounded SSJ100s: report

12 January, 2018 - 21:49
Mexico's Interjet has grounded four Sukhoi Superjet 100s and is cannibalising the aircraft for parts to keep its remaining 18 SSJ100s operational, according to a report by Bloomberg.

China relaxes control on domestic investment in civil aviation

12 January, 2018 - 04:36
China has relaxed controls on domestic investment in the country's civil aviation industry, in a bid to promote and enhance its development.

Xiamen Airlines signs $2bn MoU with CFM

12 January, 2018 - 03:29
Xiamen Airlines has signed a $2.05 billion memorandum of understanding with CFM International, covering installed and spare engines.

Aeromexico 737 nearly lands on wrong San Francisco runway

11 January, 2018 - 23:28
Pilots of an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 lined up to land on the wrong runway at San Francisco International airport on 9 January, the third safety-related landing incident at San Francisco in about six months.

FAA grants single AOC to Alaska and Virgin America

11 January, 2018 - 21:52
The US Federal Aviation Administration has granted a single operating certificate to Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, a development that brings Alaska Air Group another step closer to fully merging the subsidiaries.

Delta expects Korean Air tie-up approval by June

11 January, 2018 - 18:17
Delta Air Lines expects South Korean regulatory approval of its proposed joint venture with Korean Air in the first half, says chief executive Ed Bastian.

Delta operating profit declines 12% to $6.11bn in 2017

11 January, 2018 - 13:50
Delta Air Lines reported a 12% decline in full-year 2017 operating profit to $6.95 billion, as costs grew faster than revenue.

How airlines continued to thrive in 2017 despite challenges

11 January, 2018 - 10:24
Airlines continued to expand and kept a grip on their improved profitability off the back of strong air travel demand in 2017, even if the positive mood was punctuated by a series of high-profile challenges and service interruptions that dominated headlines.

Garuda defers all new aircraft deliveries in 2018

11 January, 2018 - 09:13
Garuda Indonesia confirms that it will not add any aircraft in 2018, and will instead work to maximise the utilisation of its existing fleet.

Tianjin Airlines to introduce A350; grow long-haul network

11 January, 2018 - 07:00
Tianjin Airlines will induct Airbus A350s into its fleet in 2018, with plans to launch services to popular long-haul destinations such as Los Angeles and Madrid.

New Delhi opens door for foreign investment in Air India

11 January, 2018 - 04:15
The Indian government has approved several amendments to the country's Foreign Direct Investment policy, including one that allows foreign airlines to control up to 49% in state-owned Air India.

​Autonomous subs to make 90-day search for MH370

11 January, 2018 - 02:57
Undersea mapping firm Ocean Infinity will use autonomous underwater vehicles to search for the lost Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Silver Airways to acquire Seaborne Airlines

10 January, 2018 - 20:27
Fort Lauderdale-based regional carrier Silver Airways has signed an agreement to purchase Puerto Rico carrier Seaborne Airlines, which filed for bankruptcy protection on 8 January.

Damaged Dash 8 tyre exploded in wheel bay

10 January, 2018 - 14:37
Investigators believe contact with jagged rocks at the Bulolo airstrip damaged a tyre on a Bombardier de Havilland Dash 8-200 before the tyre exploded inside its stowage well at cruise altitude.

China set to order over 180 Airbus jets

10 January, 2018 - 09:42
China is set to finalise orders for 184 Airbus A320-family aircraft, say media reports citing French president Emmanuel Macron, after talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing.

Russian airspace recovers after economic slump

10 January, 2018 - 08:40
Russian airspace handled over 1.5 million flights last year, the highest level in the country for three years.

Short-landing 737 crew failed to notify airport over damage

9 January, 2018 - 14:17
Polish investigators have disclosed that an Air Europa Boeing 737-800 crew failed to inform airport or air traffic control after landing far short at Katowice and carving through the airport's approach light structures.

FlightGlobal’s FlightStats names Delta as world’s most on-time airline

9 January, 2018 - 11:05
Delta has shown a strong performance in 2017, achieving an 85.9 on-time percentage.

Etihad names new chief financial officer

9 January, 2018 - 08:38
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Aviation Group has named ex-JetBlue Airways finance head Mark Powers as its new chief financial officer.

China relaxes control on domestic fare pricing

9 January, 2018 - 02:43
China has lifted some controls on domestic airfares, giving airlines greater freedom in how they price tickets on more than 300 routes.

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