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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.

Atlas 747 wing clips Miami Air 737 at Baltimore

8 January, 2018 - 23:47
The right wingtip of an Atlas Air passenger Boeing 747-400 hit the horizontal stabiliser of a Miami Air International 737-800 at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport on 7 January.

Rivals Emirates and Etihad tie up over aviation security

8 January, 2018 - 10:03
Middle Eastern rival carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways are entering a co-operation pact covering aviation security matters.

PICTURES: Scoot 787 door ripped off at Changi

8 January, 2018 - 08:19
A Scoot Boeing 787-8 had its left-front door ripped from the airframe during preparation for routine maintenance at Singapore Changi International airport on 7 January.

China Southern 777 wing clips Kuwait 777

8 January, 2018 - 08:16
A China Southern Airlines Boeing 777-300ER's right wing tip struck a Kuwait Airways aircraft on 6 January at New York's John F. Kennedy International airport, causing damage to both jets.

Crashed ATR hit trees less than 500m from runway

8 January, 2018 - 07:52
Canadian investigators have disclosed that a West Wind Aviation ATR 42-300 struck trees just 1,400ft (430m) off the end of its departure runway during an ill-fated flight in Saskatchewan.

Turkish signs tentative deal for 25 A350-900s

5 January, 2018 - 18:35
Turkish Airlines has disclosed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus that covers 25 A350-900s.

​Unionised Ryanair will be 'markedly different': HSBC

5 January, 2018 - 13:14
Ryanair's decision to enter talks on recognising unions for both pilots and cabin crew, disclosed last month, will create a "markedly different" company, HSBC has predicted in an analyst note.

Equity restructuring aimed at attracting investor: PAL

5 January, 2018 - 02:58
PAL Holdings has reiterated that its ongoing equity restructuring will allow it to attract a new strategic investor.

ANALYSIS: Airline unions seek long-term benefits from US tax cuts

4 January, 2018 - 19:54
US labour unions are pushing airlines to provide employees with some form of long-term financial benefit from the savings they stand to reap from the recent 14-point cut to the US corporate tax rate.

LATAM invests in hangar at Sao Paulo

4 January, 2018 - 16:32
LATAM Airlines Group has signed an agreement with financing and asset management company RB Capital to build a maintenance hangar at Sao Paulo Guarulhos airport.

FlightGlobal data indicates over 700 Airbus deliveries last year

4 January, 2018 - 13:11
Airbus appears to have exceeded its original delivery target of 700 aircraft for 2017, according to data from FlightGlobal's Ascend consultancy.

Jet Airways suspends two pilots for leaving cockpit during flight

4 January, 2018 - 09:40
Jet Airways has grounded two senior pilots following their leaving of the cockpit of the Boeing 777-300ER they were operating, during an argument on 1 January.

China United, MIAT, Air Algerie barred from more China flights

4 January, 2018 - 05:04
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has barred China United Airlines, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, Air Algerie, and Ariana Afghan Airlines from adding more scheduled services, charters, and making new route applications into China until the end of March.