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India expects to triple aviation market in next 15 years

6 October, 2017 - 05:15
New Delhi says that India has doubled the size of its aviation market in the last four years, and will look to triple it in the next 15 years.

Virgin America flights become Alaska next April

5 October, 2017 - 23:42
Alaska Airlines will operate all Virgin America flights as its own from 25 April 2018, with users of Virgin's website will directed to Alaska's site from that day.

ANALYSIS: Orders slow as holidays kick in

5 October, 2017 - 16:28
A slow month for commercial sales saw some narrowbody commitments from Le Bourget firmed up, but little other activity. North America s fleet lead is also being eroded by Asia

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: LCCs - in it for the long-haul?

5 October, 2017 - 12:09
Exploring the current state of long-haul low-cost (LHLC) using schedules, fleet and flight status data.

SpiceJet considers single-engine Kodiak for regional services

5 October, 2017 - 05:28
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet is exploring the possibility of obtaining Quest Kodiak single-engine turboprop aircraft as part of its effort to enhance regional connectivity.

​Local regulator states ire at HK Express

5 October, 2017 - 04:51
Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department (CAD) has expressed irritation with Hong Kong Express Airways' cancellation of 18 flights in early October, citing previous concerns about staff turnover in the low-cost carrier's safety department.

United goes airframer 'agnostic' on future orders

5 October, 2017 - 00:07
United Airlines no longer pledges allegiance to any particular airframer, despite a fleet and orderbook dominated by Boeing models.

United plans more feeder flights at Los Angeles

4 October, 2017 - 18:42
United Airlines plans to connect more smaller destinations to Los Angeles International airport in 2018, increasing connecting feed over the hub.

ANALYSIS: How Monarch ran out of room in crowded market

4 October, 2017 - 18:12
The demise of Monarch Airlines during its 50th year of operations may have surprised plenty of its customers, but it was perhaps inevitable that there would be a casualty in the overcrowded market from the UK to popular Mediterranean holiday resorts.

PICTURE: SilkAir receives its first Boeing 737 Max 8

4 October, 2017 - 08:31
Singapore Airlines' regional arm SilkAir has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max 8.

China Airlines issues NT$2.1 billion in bonds

4 October, 2017 - 04:38
China Airlines has issued NT$2.1 billion ($69 million) worth of domestically-issued bonds in two tranches.

ANALYSIS: Ryanair still among biggest despite capping growth

3 October, 2017 - 16:28
Ryanair's disclosure that passenger numbers jumped 10% in September, even amid flight cancellations, underlines the extent to which the budget carrier is still growing despite the pilot-rostering challenges that have clipped its planned expansion.

Around 20 carriers involved in Monarch repatriation

3 October, 2017 - 14:14
Some 20 different operators are contributing to the repatriation of passengers to the UK following the collapse of leisure carrier Monarch Airlines.