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Saratov Airlines to restore An-148 operations

16 February, 2018 - 10:08
Saratov Airlines is to resume operations with Antonov An-148s, days after suspending flights with the type in the wake of the fatal accident in Moscow.

An-148 simulations to check warning system effectiveness

16 February, 2018 - 07:42
Russia's federal air transport regulator is to use a full-flight Antonov An-148 simulator to examine whether the type's warning systems on in-flight upset are adequate.

ANALYSIS: Qantas's capex conundrum

16 February, 2018 - 01:34
Qantas's turnaround since 2015 may be an obvious case study for airline management textbooks but one voice has warned that its conservative financial management could actually be sowing the seeds of its next big challenge: fleet replacement.

Bombardier's trade court win came down to seat count

15 February, 2018 - 22:35
The US International Trade Commission's ruling in favour of Bombardier did not hinge on some obscure legal technicality in the end.

Saab 340 gear-collapse probe details chaos in cockpit

15 February, 2018 - 11:46
Investigators have detailed the chaotic crew response to a Western Air Saab 340A's electrical failure, which eventually led to an unstable approach and gear collapse at Freeport's Grand Bahama airport.

Airbus agreement permits resumption of ECA funding

15 February, 2018 - 07:49
Airbus has reached agreement with export credit agencies on a process under which the airframer will be able to start applying again for ECA-backed funding.

S&P warns Qantas on future fleet replacement expenditure

15 February, 2018 - 06:30
S&P Global Ratings has raised concerns that Qantas has under-invested in its fleet and faces large capital expenditure at the same time as it resumes paying company tax.

PICTURE: Mandarin Airlines puts ATR 72 into service

15 February, 2018 - 03:13
Mandarin Airlines' first ATR 72-600 has entered into commercial service, operating a Taipei Sungshan-Magong flight on 14 February.

Norwegian 787s to be serviced at Boeing's Gatwick hangar

14 February, 2018 - 14:27
Norwegian will make use of the new Boeing maintenance hangar at London Gatwick when it opens in 2019, chief executive Bjorn Kjos has confirmed.

De-icing fluid found in CRJ engine after start-up flaming

14 February, 2018 - 14:09
Canadian investigators have disclosed that a SkyWest Airlines Bombardier CRJ200 which emitted flame from an engine on start-up had accumulated de-icing fluid in the powerplant.

Fokker 100's APU exploded after de-icing fluid ingestion

14 February, 2018 - 13:31
German investigators have concluded that the uncontained failure of a parked Fokker 100's auxiliary power unit was triggered by ignition of de-icing fluid.

Superjet defended after spate of unreliable-speed events

14 February, 2018 - 08:25
Russian investigators have disclosed that seven instances of unreliable airspeed indications involving Sukhoi Superjet 100s were recorded over a two-day period of heavy snowfall at Moscow Sheremetyevo.

PICTURE: Qantas reveals indigenous livery on latest 787-9

14 February, 2018 - 07:31
Qantas has released the first pictures of its latest aircraft to bear an indigenous-inspired livery, this time on a Boeing 787-9.

CAAC gives early approval for Inner Mongolian airline start-up

14 February, 2018 - 03:51
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has given preliminary approval for a new carrier to be based at Hohhot Baita International airport.

United 777 loses cowling on approach to Honolulu

14 February, 2018 - 02:40
A United Airlines Boeing 777-200 lost an engine cowling on approach to Honolulu International airport on 13 February.

Delta A330 makes emergency landing in Lagos

14 February, 2018 - 02:13
Several passengers were injured while evacuating a Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-200 after an engine issue forced the pilots to make an emergency landing in Lagos.

Delta interested in Boeing NMA to replace 757 and 767s

13 February, 2018 - 21:55
Delta Air Lines finds the proposed Boeing New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) "interesting", after reports that it hopes to launch the new aircraft.

Crashed An-148 pitot-static sensors left unheated

13 February, 2018 - 18:34
Preliminary analysis of flight-data recordings from the crashed Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 indicate that the heating system for the jet's pitot-static pressure sensors was not operating at any point.

Viva Air aims for IPO in two years and third airline

13 February, 2018 - 17:24
Viva Air Group is eyeing a public listing in about two years, as the low-cost carrier sets its sights on expanding among the Andean states.

ANALYSIS: Pessimism dogs airline safety despite low accident rate

13 February, 2018 - 16:13
Last year was yet another "safest year ever" for airlines, with a fatal accident rate of one per 4.83 million flights. There were so few passenger fatalities that the revenue passenger fatality rate, of one per 900 million passengers carried, becomes meaningless in isolation.

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