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​Malaysia to resume search for MH370

20 October, 2017 - 02:44
Kuala Lumpur has entered an 'no-find, no fee' agreement with seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Hawaiian seeking A330-800neo alternatives: CEO

19 October, 2017 - 23:43
Hawaiian Airlines confirms it considering acquiring other aircraft types instead of the six Airbus A330-800neos it currently has on order.

Outgoing Malaysia Airlines chief explains Ryanair move

19 October, 2017 - 04:41
Outgoing Malaysia Airlines chief executive Peter Bellew has detailed his reasons for taking up the post of chief operating officer at Ryanair from 1 December.

Delta committed to CSeries despite delivery uncertainty

18 October, 2017 - 22:08
Delta Air Lines remains committed to its Bombardier CSeries order, following plans by Airbus to buy a majority stake in the programme.

Delta expands A350 network ahead of introduction

18 October, 2017 - 18:24
Delta Air Lines will fly its new Airbus A350-900 to Amsterdam in 2018, as it prepares to introduce its latest product offerings and aircraft on long-haul routes at the end of October.

Emirates sets date to take 100th A380

18 October, 2017 - 13:31
Middle Eastern carrier Emirates will take its Airbus A380 fleet into triple figures next month when it takes delivery of its 100th aircraft.

Wizz Air opts to pursue UK AOC

18 October, 2017 - 11:17
Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is formally seeking a UK air operator's certificate and operating licence.

Delta evaluating A320neo or 737 Max family order

17 October, 2017 - 16:09
Delta Air Lines is looking at both the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 Max for an upcoming narrowbody order.

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Airline Capacity Breakdown – October 2017

17 October, 2017 - 12:59
Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, illustrating the fastest-growing regional markets as of October 2017, so you can plan your next strategic move. Understand YoY change in seat capacity, flight frequencies and ASMs/ASKs

Lessor legal action prompts Island Air to file for Chapter 11

17 October, 2017 - 12:08
Hawaiian regional carrier Island Air has disclosed a decision to file for US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing legal challenges from lessors of its aircraft fleet.

Malaysia Airlines chief Bellew quits to rejoin Ryanair

17 October, 2017 - 11:25
Malaysia Airlines chief executive Peter Bellew is to step down from the airline after barely a year, having been recruited by budget carrier Ryanair to serve as chief operations officer.

PICTURES: Qantas takes delivery of first 787-9

17 October, 2017 - 03:17
Qantas has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 at a ceremony held at Boeing s delivery centre in Everett.

Qantas takes delivery of first 787-9

17 October, 2017 - 03:17
Qantas has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 at a ceremony held at Boeing s delivery centre in Everett.

Canada's transport chief confirms aircraft-drone collision

16 October, 2017 - 21:03
Canada's Transport minister has confirmed that a small passenger aircraft struck a drone while on approach to Quebec City on 12 October.

INTERVIEW: Enrique Cueto, chief executive, LATAM Airlines Group

16 October, 2017 - 12:30
For LATAM Airlines Group, the end of 2016 marked a financial turning point. The Santiago-based carrier turned in an annual net profit, its first in the four years since its creation from a merger between Chile's LAN and Brazil's TAM.

ANALYSIS: Lessons for airlines from recent major IT outages

16 October, 2017 - 10:32
When British Airways was forced to ground 726 flights over three days in May, the resulting chaos for its passengers around the globe racked up a bill of some 80 million ($105 million), according to the carrier's own estimates. BA found itself under intense media scrutiny, and UK prime minister Theresa May weighed in, calling on the airline to compensate disgruntled customers.

AirAsia Japan to launch operations on 29 October

16 October, 2017 - 07:56
The reborn AirAsia Japan will commence services on 29 October with a maiden service from its Nagoya hub to Sapporo, two years after receiving its air operator's certificate.

ASEAN moves to boost air connectivity

16 October, 2017 - 05:17
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has taken steps to further integrate its skies and facilitate passenger flow among member countries.

United adding seats to 777-200s with Polaris retrofit

13 October, 2017 - 16:27
United Airlines will add at least 23 seats to its long-haul Boeing 777-200s when it reconfigures the aircraft with its new Polaris business class seats.

EASA to order disk checks on Leap-powered A320neos

13 October, 2017 - 13:51
Operators of Airbus A320neos with CFM International Leap-1A engines are likely to be told to inspect high-pressure turbine disks to check for possible defects.