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SpiceJet completes turnaround with Rs4.3b net profit in FY2016

5 June, 2017 - 03:40
SpiceJet recorded an operating profit of Rs3.88 billion ($60.3 million) for the year ended 31 March 2017, a marginal increase of 0.7% against the previous corresponding period.

Virgin Australia to continue shunning major alliances

5 June, 2017 - 03:34
Virgin Australia remains focused on its bilateral tie-ups in key markets rather than seeking to participate in any of the major alliances, even with some of them now offering second-tier memberships.

Embraer pitches E195-E2 for JetBlue

5 June, 2017 - 02:10
Embraer sees its next generation E195-E2 as the "solution" to JetBlue Airways' concerns with the E190, says Embraer Commercial Aircraft chief John Slattery.

Copa foresees Wingo profit in 2018

5 June, 2017 - 00:43
Panama's Copa Airlines says its new Colombian low-cost affiliate Wingo is performing better than expected, but doesn't foresee it will produce a profit until 2018.

Air Canada sees opportunity for closer ties with United

5 June, 2017 - 00:22
Air Canada sees an opportunity to forge a closer relationship with United Airlines, five years after the Star Alliance carriers last attempted a joint venture.

IATA close to agreements in revised Single European Sky effort

4 June, 2017 - 20:09
IATA is two or three weeks away from announcing its first agreements with national air navigation service providers (ANSPs) under its revised effort towards achieving its Single European Sky (SES) goal.

American inks deal for $1.6bn investment at LAX

3 June, 2017 - 20:38
American Airlines and the operator of Los Angeles International airport have agreed to a $1.6 billion investment to improve the carrier's facilities.

​US airlines still committed to emissions scheme: IATA chief

3 June, 2017 - 18:28
US carriers are still committed to the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), says Alexandre de Juniac, IATA s director-general, on the eve of the association s AGM in Cancun.

INTERVIEW: Walsh sees de Juniac as strong voice for IATA

2 June, 2017 - 20:54
The outgoing chairman of IATA's board of governors, Willie Walsh, believes the association s recruitment of Alexandre de Juniac has given it the right voice at a crucial time for the industry.

First Norwegian 737 Max delivery delayed to end-June

2 June, 2017 - 20:52
Norwegian expects to take its first Boeing 737 Max 8 at the end of June, the second delivery delay since the airframer disclosed a possible manufacturing flaw in types engine.

ANALYSIS: Time to plug in your co-pilot?

2 June, 2017 - 19:32
Robotic pilots may first be asked to replace the human co-pilot in freighters. And after that?

ANALYSIS: Civil simulator market moving with new airliner types

2 June, 2017 - 19:28
FlightGlobal data shows the number of commercial simulators operating world-wide as holding fairly steady in the 1,200-unit range over the past four years, with retirements roughly equalling the number of new units coming into service

EgyptAir and Kenya Airways begin cross-alliance codeshare

2 June, 2017 - 17:57
EgyptAir has begun codesharing with Kenya Airways.

​ICAO yet to decide when Thai safety red flag will be lifted

2 June, 2017 - 04:34
ICAO has not set a firm date for removing Thailand's red flag status, but says the country's procedures for awarding air operator's certificates have improved.

Southwest prepares for Fort Lauderdale concourse opening

1 June, 2017 - 22:50
Southwest Airlines is prepared to move into a new international concourse at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport later in June, with four new international destinations set to launch this weekend.

Level fleet to reach five aircraft next year: IAG chief

1 June, 2017 - 12:39
IAG chief executive Willie Walsh has confirmed that the group's new budget long-haul carrier Level will expand its fleet next year and may add new bases to its network.

Malaysia Airlines A330 returns to Melbourne after bomb threat

1 June, 2017 - 04:20
A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330-300 operating a flight to Kuala Lumpur returned to Melbourne late in the evening 31 May after a passenger made bomb threats and attempted to enter the cockpit.

Air NZ delays A320neo deliveries by a year

1 June, 2017 - 03:45
Air New Zealand has pushed back delivery of its first re-engined Airbus A320 and A321neos to the second half of 2018.

​ANALYSIS: The torrid tale of Thai and Nok

1 June, 2017 - 01:06
Some relationships are smooth from day one, some are on-again/off-again, finally ending in a breakup. Thai Airways' relationship with Nok Air probably fits the latter category.