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Qatar Airways prepares to reveal 'substantial' loss

26 April, 2018 - 11:35
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has disclosed that the airline made a "substantial" full-year loss, the extent of which will be revealed in about a month's time.

Norwegian yet to determine impact from 787 engine checks

26 April, 2018 - 10:33
Budget carrier Norwegian has yet to ascertain the degree of potential disruption from a revised inspection regime on Boeing 787 engines.

China's Ctrip invests in Boom Supersonic

26 April, 2018 - 10:18
China s leading online travel agency Ctrip has concluded a strategic investment in Boom Supersonic.

​Air New Zealand taps Hi Fly A340 to fill 787 gap

26 April, 2018 - 05:22
Air New Zealand will wet lease an Airbus A340 from Portuguese carrier Hi Fly owing to issues with the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 afflicting its Boeing 787-9 fleet.

JetBlue to expand facilities at Boston and Fort Lauderdale

25 April, 2018 - 20:35
JetBlue Airways is expanding its footprint at its Boston and Fort Lauderdale focus cities, as it continues to focus its growth at both airports.

Alaska reports smooth operations after reservations switch

25 April, 2018 - 19:41
Alaska Air Group's "cutover" this morning to a single reservations system has not caused cancellations or otherwise disrupted the company's network, suggesting Alaska might have completed without major hiccups a task that has marred previous airline mergers.

London City seeking E190-E2 certification in 2019

25 April, 2018 - 14:38
London City is working with Embraer to have the E190-E2 certified for operations at the gateway during 2019.

Russia's Azur Air indicates 777 intentions

25 April, 2018 - 11:37
Russian carrier Azur Air has given stronger signals that it is looking to acquire Boeing 777s for its operaitons.

​North Africa and Israel markets 'doing really well': Transavia

25 April, 2018 - 11:09
Transavia acknowledges overcapacity in some markets in Europe, but notes "North Africa is not struggling right now for tourism" and that Turkish demand has made "a small improvement".

Crashed West Wind ATR not de-iced before take-off

25 April, 2018 - 11:01
Canadian investigators have disclosed that an ATR 42-300 which crashed shortly after take-off from Fond-du-Lac airport had not been de-iced before departure.

​PICTURES: ANA to equip A380s with 520 seats

25 April, 2018 - 09:19
All Nippon Airways (ANA) will equip its three on order Airbus A380s with 520 seats, the second highest seat density deployed on the type.

Delta and Korean Air to launch partnership on 1 May

25 April, 2018 - 03:17
Delta Air Lines and Korean Air will launch their planned joint venture on 1 May, meeting the tight deadline they set for implementation less than a month ago.

Air Malta outlines 'airline of the Mediterranean' plan

24 April, 2018 - 18:28
Air Malta is pursuing its vision to be "the airline of the Mediterranean" partly to ensure that growth potential is not restricted by the carrying capacity of its home nation's tourism industry, acting chief executive Joseph Galea has indicated.

Data-protection rules offer opportunity: Finnair commercial chief

24 April, 2018 - 18:03
New data-protection rules being introduced in Europe could create opportunities for airlines, in the view of Finnair commercial chief Juha Jarvinen.

​SunExpress opted against more UK services because of Brexit

24 April, 2018 - 14:10
Leisure carrier SunExpress considered launching UK services but opted not to because of the uncertainty created by the UK's impending departure from the EU.

Ryanair firms options on 25 737 Max 8s

24 April, 2018 - 10:11
Budget carrier Ryanair is ordering another 25 Boeing 737 Max 8s, taking its overall commitment to 135 of the re-engined twinjets.

United touts efficiency with first 737 Max delivery

23 April, 2018 - 17:48
United Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max 9, marking the stretched Max variant's debut at a US carrier.

Air Nostrum outlines plan for start-up Hibernian Airlines

23 April, 2018 - 17:06
Air Nostrum is creating a new Irish-based airline called Hibernian Airlines which is expected to begin operations

Stockholm Arlanda enjoys 'spin-off demand' from big hubs

23 April, 2018 - 16:27
Stockholm Arlanda airport is benefiting from the lack of free capacity at some of the big European hubs, which is prompting long-haul operators to consider second-tier facilities, according to Ole Wieth Christensen, director of route development at operator Swedavia.

Adria seeks to acquire ex-Darwin Saab fleet

23 April, 2018 - 15:34
Adria and an undisclosed lessor are in talks to acquire former Swiss carrier Darwin Airline s fleet of six Saab 2000s.

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