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​PICTURES: VietJet converts 42 A320neo orders to A321neos

2 January, 2018 - 06:26
VietJet has converted its entire orderbook for the A320neo to the larger A321neo.

HK Express targets 14% passenger jump in 2018

2 January, 2018 - 02:47
HK Express carried 3.79 million passengers in 2017, up 30% increase from the year before, and is targeting to carry 4.35 million passengers this year.

Nature Air Caravan crashes in Costa Rica

1 January, 2018 - 04:45
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan operated by Costa Rica's Nature Air has crashed in Guanacaste province in northwestern Costa Rica.

IAG to acquire Niki for €20 million

29 December, 2017 - 21:54
IAG is to acquire the assets of Austrian leisure carrier Niki for 20 million ($24 million) and provide liquidity of up to 16.5 million.

EVA 777 followed wrong taxi line before pole strike

29 December, 2017 - 12:15
Canadian investigators have disclosed that an EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER crew followed an incorrect taxiway line before striking a pair of light poles.

CALC signs with Airbus for 50 A320neos

29 December, 2017 - 02:16
China Aircraft Leasing (CALC) has signed with Airbus for 50 A320neos in a deal worth $5.42 billion at list prices.

Indigo firms up 430 A320neo family aircraft order

28 December, 2017 - 21:06
Private equity firm Indigo Partners has finalised an order for 430 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, which will be operated by four low-cost carriers affiliated with Indigo.

First Qatar A350-1000 delivery slips to 2018

28 December, 2017 - 20:53
Airbus will not hand over the first A350-1000 until 2018, after the airframer agreed a revised delivery schedule with launch customer Qatar Airways.

United ups 757 density with new slimline seats

28 December, 2017 - 14:13
United Airlines will retrofit its Boeing 757-300 fleet with slimline seats by the middle of 2018, increasing the number of economy seats on the aircraft to more than 200.

PICTURE: Lucky Air adds second widebody

28 December, 2017 - 04:19
Lucky Air has taken delivery of its first brand-new Airbus A330-300, also its second widebody.

​Thai duty-free king sells Asia Aviation stake after 18 months

28 December, 2017 - 03:19
Thai AirAsia chief executive Tassapon Bijleveld has bought back 36.3% of Asia Aviation, the holding vehicle for the airline.

ANALYSIS: Airline start-ups and failures in 2017

27 December, 2017 - 15:18
FlightGlobal data shows that 39 new airline operations were established over the first eight months of 2017, roughly matching the 37 airlines that ceased operations or suspended flights.

L-410 crash probe details propeller-speed deviation

27 December, 2017 - 11:38
Investigators examining the crash of a Let Aircraft Industries L-410 in eastern Russia have disclosed that the aircraft's propellers started turning at different speeds seconds before the right-hand engine entered the beta range on final approach to Nelkan.

ANALYSIS: Opportunities and challenges for aviation in 2018

27 December, 2017 - 10:25
What's in store for aviation in the year ahead?

EgyptAir crew reacted wrongly to collision-avoidance orders

27 December, 2017 - 09:21
Belgian investigators have disclosed that the crew of a climbing EgyptAir Airbus A300-600 freighter misunderstood an instruction to level off from its collision-avoidance system before a serious airprox involving an Air France A320.

Royal Air Maroc revealed as customer for four 787-9s

27 December, 2017 - 08:29
Royal Air Maroc has signed with Boeing for four Boeing 787-9s, in a deal valued at $1.1 billion at list prices.

Air Berlin jets help drive EasyJet Europe expansion

22 December, 2017 - 09:33
Low-cost carrier EasyJet's new European operation has surpassed the size of the airline's Swiss division having taken its fleet to 28 jets.

Viva Air firms order for 50 A320s

22 December, 2017 - 09:04
Latin American low-cost operator Viva Air has firmed its order for 50 Airbus A320-family jets, which the company disclosed during the Paris air show.

Seoul rejects Fly Yangyang and Aero K license applications

22 December, 2017 - 04:25
South Korea s transport ministry has rejected license applications from prospective budget carriers Fly Yangyang and Aero K, citing concerns about their financial strength and competition in the market.

​PICTURES: Qatar A350-1000 flies formation photo-shoot with -900

21 December, 2017 - 13:30
As Qatar Airways prepares to be the first airline to take delivery of the Airbus A350-1000, it has flown the aircraft on a photo-shoot flight from Toulouse with its latest A350-900.

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