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New widebodies' costs prevent long-haul low-cost launch: SpiceJet

9 September, 2017 - 02:40
The high cost of ownership for new-generation widebodies is a key obstacle in the development of long-haul, low-cost air travel, argues SpiceJet managing director Ajay Singh.

United debuts first 767-300ER with Polaris

8 September, 2017 - 23:04
United Airlines first Boeing 767-300ER with its Polaris business class seat enters service today, flying between Newark and London Heathrow.

Flexibility can counter long-haul budget threat: Emirates' Clark

8 September, 2017 - 15:45
Emirates Airline president Tim Clark believes long-haul carriers need to brace for an inevitable threat from low-cost competition, but argues that the Middle Eastern airline has flexibility to counter the challenge.

VIDEO: What does it take to be an airline pilot?

8 September, 2017 - 12:10
What does it take to be an airline pilot? Ambition, certainly. Aptitude, without a doubt. An ability to work as part of a team, of course. And, for many aspiring aviators, an awful lot of cash. To qualify to fly an airliner can mean shelling out a six-figure dollar sum.

Hurricane Irma 'extensively' damages Saint Martin's famed airport

7 September, 2017 - 19:51
Hurricane Irma has caused extreme damage to Saint Martin's Princess Juliana International airport, long a popular spot among aviation fans for catching up-close views of incoming aircraft, according to reports.

Canada's Jetlines signs deal to lease two 737-800s

7 September, 2017 - 13:23
Hopeful Canadian upstart Jetlines has signed a letter of intent with an unnamed US lessor to acquire two Boeing 737-800s aircraft that would supplement the carrier's plans to purchase at least five new 737 Max.

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Network Planning 2017

7 September, 2017 - 12:13
The Network Planning report features insight on the world's top airlines and airports referencing data from the FlightGlobal portfolio.

PICTURE: ANA takes first PW1100G-powered A321neo

7 September, 2017 - 10:04
All Nippon Airways has taken delivery of the first Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM powered Airbus A321neo.

United to replace 777-200s with A350s

6 September, 2017 - 18:55
United Airlines plans to replace the majority of its Boeing 777-200ER fleet with Airbus A350-900s, says chief financial officer Andrew Levy.

Air Berlin further shrinks long-haul network

6 September, 2017 - 14:26
Air Berlin is to terminate all long-haul flights from the German capital and discontinue an Orlando service from Dusseldorf.

Ryanair amends luggage policy to avoid delays

6 September, 2017 - 14:20
Ryanair is changing its baggage policy as its struggles to accommodate carry-on luggage in overhead cabin space are causing delays.

SkyWest to take 25 Embraer 175s

6 September, 2017 - 12:13
US regional carrier SkyWest Airlines has ordered 25 Embraer 175s, of which 15 will initially be configured with 70 seats.

Boeing forecasts demand for over 7,200 new aircraft in China

6 September, 2017 - 11:55
Boeing has again raised its forecast for new aircraft demand out of China, predicting a need for 7,240 aircraft over the next 20 years, accounting for 18% of the global total.

Gol and GECAS finalise 12 aircraft deal

5 September, 2017 - 16:40
Brazilian carrier Gol and GECAS have finalised a sale-and-leaseback and direct lease deals covering 12 Boeing 737 aircraft.

Ukraine inquiry probes ERJ-145 overrun

5 September, 2017 - 09:17
Ukrainian investigators have disclosed that they are probing an overrun by an Embraer ERJ-145 at Zaporizhia.

ANALYSIS: How airlines alter tourist capacity after terror events

4 September, 2017 - 12:30
The terror incidents in and around Barcelona in mid-August left another of the region's destinations reeling from attacks targeted at locations popular with tourists.

ANALYSIS: Commercial orders suffer post-Paris hangover

4 September, 2017 - 11:57
Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier delivered 16 of their new narrowbody aircraft in July, figures from Flight Fleets Analyzer show.

EgyptAir freed from UK electronics ban

4 September, 2017 - 11:55
EgyptAir has disclosed that a ban on electronic devices on board its services to the UK has been lifted.

Excessive sidestick input led to Jetstar A320 tailstrike

4 September, 2017 - 04:58
A cadet pilot flying a Jetstar Airbus A320 applied excessive force to the aircraft s sidestick controller on as it rotated, resulting in the aircraft s tail striking the runway as it took off from Melbourne Tullamarine airport on 11 May 2016.

No impact to Southwest or United ratings from Harvey: S&P

1 September, 2017 - 16:23
S&P Global does not foresee any impact to the ratings of Southwest Airlines or United Airlines from Hurricane Harvey.

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