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Pegasus firms options on 25 A321neos

21 December, 2017 - 08:59
Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines is to exercise options for 25 more Airbus A321neos.

Delta ends 747 farewell tour with Minneapolis homecoming

20 December, 2017 - 21:40
Delta Air Lines concluded its farewell tour for the Boeing 747 at Minneapolis/St Paul International airport today, a fitting finale for the queen of the skies at the former home of Northwest Airlines.

Hawaiian to buy Island Air assets

20 December, 2017 - 14:36
Hawaiian Airlines aims to assume oversight of its Ohana by Hawaiian turboprop operation after agreeing to buy some of the assets of bankrupt Island Air for $750,000, after the regional carrier shut down in November.

Top airline groups keep faith with incumbent chiefs in 2017

20 December, 2017 - 11:25
The world s top airlines largely kept faith with their chief executives in 2017 as they navigated a year of record profits, with no changes occurring at any of the top 10 groups by revenue.

Hard A321 landing led Germania to limit manual flights

20 December, 2017 - 09:21
Investigators have disclosed that Germania banned pilots' flying manual visual approaches under supervision, after an unstable descent by a relatively inexperienced first officer led an Airbus A321 to land hard at Fuerteventura.

UK laser-strike laws toughen under new bill

20 December, 2017 - 08:13
UK legislators are publishing a new bill intended to simplify prosecution of people who threaten aircraft safety by directing laser beams at cockpits.

PICTURES: Italian carrier Neos receives first 787-9

19 December, 2017 - 15:24
Italian leisure carrier Neos took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 on 18 December.

ANALYSIS: US 747s bow out with final Delta flight

19 December, 2017 - 13:46
Delta Air Lines' final regularly scheduled Boeing 747 flight lands today, ending the 47-year run for the queen of the skies at US passenger carriers.

Delta, Bombardier renegotiating delivery clause in CS100 deal

18 December, 2017 - 22:46
Delta Air Lines has asked Bombardier to guarantee all 75 CS100s ordered in April 2016 will be assembled in Mobile, Alabama, instead of Canada, a top airline executive says.

NASA keeps 747SP fit for life beyond 2030

18 December, 2017 - 21:10
Inside a Hamburg maintenance hangar belonging to Lufthansa Technik (LHT), a 40-year-old Boeing 747 Special Performance is undergoing a heavy check to help keep the heavily modified, NASA-owned aircraft in service until 2034.

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Airline Capacity Breakdown – December 2017

18 December, 2017 - 15:02
Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, illustrating the fastest-growing regional markets as of December 2017, so you can plan your next strategic move. Understand YoY change in seat capacity, flight frequencies and ASMs/ASKs.

Flydubai deploys Max 8 on Kilimanjaro route

18 December, 2017 - 13:51
Flydubai has begun flights to Kilimanjaro, its third destination in Tanzania, using a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet.

ANALYSIS: Disruptions interrupt profitable 2017 for airlines

18 December, 2017 - 13:23
Airlines largely kept a grip on their improved profitability off the back of continued strong air travel demand, but the positive mood was punctuated during 2017 by a series of high-profile challenges and service interruptions which dominated headlines.

Heathrow finds potential savings of £2.5bn in third-runway plan

18 December, 2017 - 13:08
Heathrow Airport has outlined 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in potential cost savings relating to its proposed third runway and associated infrastructure.

ANALYSIS: The year in review, 2017's top stories in aerospace

18 December, 2017 - 11:29
Time and tide may wait for no man, but man doth have archives which may not wind back the clock but do make for a time machine of sorts. Herewith, a selection of 2017 Flight International highlights

West Wind grounds ATRs as Canadian crash probe begins

18 December, 2017 - 10:04
Canadian carrier West Wind Aviation has temporarily grounded its remaining ATR fleet after the crash of an ATR 42-300 as it departed on a domestic service.

​Lights on at Atlanta, but Delta warns of more cancellations

18 December, 2017 - 07:57
The power has been restored at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intranational Airport, after a 12-hour blackout across all terminals caused a cessation of operations.

Tail-struck A320's crew originally chose to continue flight

18 December, 2017 - 07:13
Investigators have disclosed that the crew of an unbalanced Airbus A320 which sustained several violent tail-strikes during take-off from Verona initially chose to continue the flight in breach of operating regulations.

​Power outage shuts down Atlanta airport

18 December, 2017 - 02:53
A complete power outage has stopped flight operations at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with terminals in blackout conditions.

ANALYSIS: Delta cost control efforts crystallise for 2018

15 December, 2017 - 14:33
Delta Air Lines is tightening its focus on cost control in 2018, after seeing unit costs rise as much as 5% this year.