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Virgin Australia aims to launch new Asian service in 2018

8 November, 2017 - 04:33
Virgin Australia is working to secure slots that would allow it to launch a new Asian destination in 2018.

ANALYSIS: United bids 747 an aloha goodbye

7 November, 2017 - 14:41
United Airlines retires its last Boeing 747 today, ending a continuous nearly half-century run for the iconic aircraft in the carrier's fleet.

Ryanair extends connecting-flights service to Porto

7 November, 2017 - 13:33
Porto is to become the third airport at which Ryanair offers its connecting-flights service, joining Italy's Bergamo and Rome Fiumicino.

SIA Group's airline fortunes mixed as first-half profit rises

7 November, 2017 - 12:11
Singapore's SIA Group has generated a one-third improvement in net profit, to S$425 million ($312 million), in the first half of the year.

ANA pulls out of Myanmar startup after failing to get AOC

7 November, 2017 - 07:17
ANA Holdings has wound up its 49% investment in Myanmarese startup Asian Blue Aviation after the latter failed to secure an air operator s certificate.

​ANALYSIS: United goes long over the Pacific

7 November, 2017 - 02:49
United Airlines has underlined its commitment to the Asia-Pacific ultra long-haul market with the recent launch of its Los Angeles-Singapore direct route.

United requests pricing data on 767, other widebodies

6 November, 2017 - 20:58
United has confirmed sending a request to Boeing seeking pricing information about the 767 as part of wider, preliminary discussions on the carrier s future widebody aircraft needs with Airbus and Boeing.

Emirates identifies initial routes for 777 first-class revamp

6 November, 2017 - 11:47
Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is to deploy a new Boeing 777-300ER first-class cabin initially on the Brussels and Geneva routes.

IAG lauds ownership-cost benefit of Level A330s

6 November, 2017 - 11:34
IAG has stressed that the ownership cost benefits of budget carrier Level's Airbus A330s outweigh the additional expenditure from having lower powerplant efficiency.

Qatar Airways to buy nearly 10% of Cathay

6 November, 2017 - 02:39
Qatar Airways has entered an agreement to purchase close to 10% of Cathay Pacific.

Last BA 747-400 to leave fleet in early 2024

3 November, 2017 - 11:10
British Airways is aiming to withdraw its last Boeing 747-400 in February 2024 under its latest strategic fleet plan.

Serious Utair 737 upset involved excessive pitch and roll

3 November, 2017 - 09:58
Russian investigators have detailed a serious loss-of-control incident last month involving a Utair Boeing 737-500 on approach to Moscow Vnukovo.

JAL open to mutually beneficial partnerships

3 November, 2017 - 04:54
Japan Airlines (JAL) is willing to partner with various carriers both independent and from rival alliances on the condition that it is mutually beneficial to the parties involved.

EASA proposes Trent 1000 IP compressor blade checks

2 November, 2017 - 19:33
European safety regulators have proposed interim measures to address possible blade cracks in the intermediate pressure compressor on Rolls-Royce Trent 1000s, while the manufacturer is developing a modification.

ANALYSIS: Gulf's fast-growing carriers have troubles at home

2 November, 2017 - 10:48
Over recent years it has been the big Gulf carriers that have caused headaches for rival network carriers in virtually all corners of the globe.

SIA focuses on space efficiency with A380 revamp

2 November, 2017 - 09:10
Singapore Airlines says it is able to add more seats on its Airbus A380s through the better use of space, to help it better match supply and demand across the various classes.

SIA invests $850m to revamp A380 cabin

2 November, 2017 - 07:26
Singapore Airlines will invest about $850 million to roll out new cabin products for its fleet of Airbus A380 aircraft.

PICTURES: SIA unveils new cabin products on A380s

2 November, 2017 - 07:16
Singapore Airlines has unveiled new cabin products for its Airbus A380 fleet, the first major revamp since it became the launch customer of the type in 2007.

​Nok raises Bt1.7 billion through fully subscribed share offer

2 November, 2017 - 03:23
Thailand low-cost carrier Nok Air has successfully raised Bt1.7 billion ($51 million) through a share offering.

Qatar A350 delivery deal does not reverse cancellations

1 November, 2017 - 10:40
Qatar Airways' decision to take delivery of a batch of finished Airbus A350-900s does not amount to a decision to reinstate cancelled orders, FlightGlobal understands.