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United purchases 737s and 777s from lessors

30 April, 2018 - 14:27
United Airlines purchased a number of Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft off lease in the first quarter, among 23 aircraft it brought onto its balance sheet during the period.

Lion Air 737-800 veers off runway after landing in rain

30 April, 2018 - 09:47
A Lion Air Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway and came to a stop in soft ground after landing in rainy conditions at Gorontalo's Jalaluddin airport on 29 April.

​Vietnam Airlines A321 landed on unfinished runway

30 April, 2018 - 09:25
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) is investigating a serious incident in which a Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321 landed on a runway that is still under construction.

Hong Kong probes Nippon Cargo 747-8F engine fire

30 April, 2018 - 08:59
Hong Kong s civil aviation department is investigating an engine fire involving a Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-8 Freighter.

Spring Airlines posts strong jump in Q1 profit

30 April, 2018 - 05:53
Spring Airlines' operating profit more than quadrupled to CNY508 million ($80.4 million) in the first quarter of the year, up from CNY119 million in the previous corresponding period.

Hainan Airlines sells one-fifth of its Azul stake to United

30 April, 2018 - 04:33
Hainan Airlines has sold a just over 4% stake in Brazilian carrier Azul to United Continental s subsidiary Calfinco.

Hainan Airlines sells 1/5 of its Azul stake

30 April, 2018 - 04:33
Hainan Airlines has sold 20% of its stake in Brazil s Azul to United Continental s subsidiary Calfinco.

Ethiopian orders another 10 Q400s

27 April, 2018 - 20:04
Ethiopian Airlines has placed a firm order for 10 Bombardier Q400s, further building Bombardier's backlog and marking continued interest in the turboprop by Africa's largest Q400 operator.

IndiGo president Ghosh to step down this summer

27 April, 2018 - 18:17
Long-standing president of Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo, Aditya Ghosh, has resigned and will step down from the role at the end of July after a decade at the helm.

United cites connectivity with increased Azul stake

27 April, 2018 - 16:43
United Airlines has increased its stake in Azul to 8%, citing connectivity with the Brazilian carrier for the move.

PICTURE: A330neo emerges in Wow Air colours

27 April, 2018 - 11:54
Icelandic budget carrier Wow Air's first Airbus A330-900 has been painted and rolled out ahead of engine installation.

Hainan Airlines plans strong international expansion from Hainan

27 April, 2018 - 11:46
Hainan Airlines plans to launch more than 40 international routes out of Hainan over the next five years, following China s new policy to build the island as a free trade port.

Cebu Pacific targets 12% passenger growth with A321 deliveries

27 April, 2018 - 05:21
Cebu Pacific is targeting for passenger numbers to hit 22 million in 2018, a 12% increase from the year before.

ANALYSIS: ALPA warns of strike as WestJet readies Swoop

27 April, 2018 - 01:44
The union representing WestJet's pilots has warned of a possible strike on 19 May, marking further escalation of a labour battle made contentious by WestJet's plans to launch ultra-discount unit Swoop.

No signs of fatigue found in ongoing 737 engine checks: Southwest

26 April, 2018 - 22:20
Southwest Airlines says ongoing engine fan blade inspections have not turned up any blade cracks, as an investigation into the fatal 17 April inflight engine failure on a Boeing 737-700 continues.

ANALYSIS: Ingram takes past cues to craft Hawaiian's future

26 April, 2018 - 20:37
The new chief executive of Hawaiian Airlines views his job as a means to continue a major, company-wide transformation started by former chief executive Mark Dunkerley during a period of bankruptcy more than ten years ago.

Southwest exercises another 40 737 Max 8 options

26 April, 2018 - 20:33
Southwest Airlines has exercised yet another 40 Boeing 737 Max options, in its second move in recent months to firm up additional deliveries in the coming years.

Iranian carriers tentatively sign for 'Russified' Superjet

26 April, 2018 - 13:27
Two Iranian carriers, Iran Aseman Airlines and Iran Airtour, have reached preliminary agreements to acquire a modified version of the Sukhoi Superjet 100.

Norwegian looks to shift 140 jets to new leasing arm

26 April, 2018 - 12:58
Norwegian is aiming to divest up to 140 aircraft, including Airbus jets, into a planned spin-off leasing operation, although the company has yet to decide on the structure of such a venture.

Russia's S7 confirms interest in up to 75 shrink Superjets

26 April, 2018 - 12:27
Russia's S7 Group has been confirmed as the first potential customer for a shrink version of the Sukhoi Superjet 100.

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