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​Qantas calls on Airbus, Boeing to break tyranny of distance

25 August, 2017 - 04:22
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has challenged Airbus and Boeing to provide aircraft with superior economics over extreme ranges.

​Qantas full-year profit down 8.5% to A$1.4 billion

25 August, 2017 - 03:18
Qantas has posted an underlying profit before tax of A$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion) for its 2017 financial year ended 30 June, down 8.5% from a year earlier, but still the second highest result in the carrier's history.

​United says 787-9 is right jet for Singapore-LA route

24 August, 2017 - 10:15
United Airlines is confident that the economics of the Boeing 787-9 aircraft will make its upcoming Los Angeles-Singapore service work.

Pump concern spurs urgent A350 equipment directive

24 August, 2017 - 08:33
Airbus A350 operators have been ordered urgently to address a potential threat to fuel tanks arising from overheat failure of a hydraulic pump.

Lufthansa submits formal initial Air Berlin proposal

24 August, 2017 - 06:57
Germany's Lufthansa Group has formally submitted a proposal to acquire parts of Air Berlin to the struggling carrier's administrator.

Trent fan blade failure involved in AirAsia X A330 incident

24 August, 2017 - 04:31
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says a fan blade failure was involved in a 25 June 2017 incident involving an AirAsia X Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

Fiji Airways to acquire new Twin Otters for subsidiary

24 August, 2017 - 03:29
Fiji Airways has signed an agreement with Viking Air to acquire three DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otters for its Fiji Link subsidiary, with an option to acquire a fourth aircraft.

​ANALYSIS: Thai Lion gets serious about international routes

24 August, 2017 - 02:32
Low-cost carrier Thai Lion Air is making a push to bolster its international network, with a strong emphasis on China.

​Ryanair signals interest in Air Berlin bid

23 August, 2017 - 14:04
Ryanair has joined the airlines outlining preliminary interest in German carrier Air Berlin, which filed for insolvency proceedings earlier this month.

Senegal collision: Mystery of absent warning unresolved

23 August, 2017 - 13:53
Investigators believe there was no collision-avoidance warning before the mid-air impact involving a Boeing 737-800 and a British Aerospace 125 over Senegal, but the reason for its absence remains unclear.

​SIA quietly parks its first A380

23 August, 2017 - 10:32
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has parked the first Airbus A380 aircraft to enter commercial service.

PICTURE: First El Al 787 arrives in Tel Aviv

23 August, 2017 - 09:51
Israeli flag-carrier El Al's first Boeing 787 has arrived at the airline's main base at Tel Aviv Ben-Gurion airport.

​Air New Zealand FY2017 operating profit drops sharply

23 August, 2017 - 03:48
Air New Zealand saw its operating profit fall 34.9% to NZ$524 million for its 2017 fiscal year ended 30 June, with the Star Alliance carrier citing increased compeition.

ANALYSIS: How Lufthansa had already targeted Air Berlin routes

22 August, 2017 - 18:14
Even before the Air Berlin estate is divided up, Lufthansa has already nabbed some of the Oneworld carrier's prized possessions market share on important routes to southern Europe.

Mid-air collision jet had near-identical earlier incident

22 August, 2017 - 14:12
Senegalese investigators have detailed several occurrences involving incorrect altimeter readings on the British Aerospace 125 jet involved in a fatal mid-air collision with a Boeing 737-800.

BAe 125 altimeter flaw suspected after 737 mid-air collision

22 August, 2017 - 11:21
Investigators determined that a Ceiba Intercontinental Boeing 737-800 collided with a British Aerospace 125 after the executive jet failed to remain at its assigned cruise level.

United continues to evaluate 100-seat mainline aircraft

21 August, 2017 - 17:53
United Airlines continues to evaluate adding a 100-seat aircraft to its mainline fleet, less than a year after it cited the aircraft category's poor economics for the conversion of its Boeing 737-700 order to larger variants.

Air Caraibes A350 appears to suffer tyre damage at Guadeloupe

21 August, 2017 - 13:43
One of Air Caraibes' Airbus A350-900s has apparently sustained tyre damage during a landing in Guadeloupe.

Cathay Dragon signs MoU for 32 A321neos

21 August, 2017 - 12:24
Cathay Dragon has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire 32 Airbus A321neo aircraft, in a deal valued at HK$31.7 billion ($4.05 billion) at list prices.

PICTURE: EVA Air retires Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft

21 August, 2017 - 10:27
EVA Air has retired the Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft, after performing the type's final flight on 21 August.

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