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​Airline bodies call for reform of 'unfair' EU compensation rules

23 April, 2018 - 15:21
Representatives from IATA and the European Regions Airline Association have highlighted what they believe are unfair interpretations of rules introduced by the European Union to compensate passengers for flight disruption.

INSIGHT FROM SWITCHFLY: The Future of Travel & Loyalty 2020 Outlook Report

23 April, 2018 - 15:12
What does the future of travel technology look like and how will it impact travel merchants, revenue growth and brand loyalty through the next decade?

BA imbued with ambition to grow long-haul network: Cruz

23 April, 2018 - 13:09
British Airways is imbued with a "sense of ambition" when it comes to adding new long-haul routes from London's airports despite the slot constraints the UK carrier faces, chief executive Alex Cruz discloses.

ATC oversights led to Scoot 787, Emirates A380 prang

23 April, 2018 - 10:27
Improper instructions from air traffic control personnel at Singapore's Changi Airport led to the wing-to-wing collision between a Scoot Boeing 787 and an Emirates Airbus A380 on 30 March 2017.

Edinburgh bemoans 'short-sighted' delay to cutting Scottish APD

23 April, 2018 - 10:25
Edinburgh airport chief executive Gordon Dewar has described the Scottish government s decision not to reduce air passenger duty (APD) as a "short sighted" move, which contributed to Norwegian s decision to cut two routes from the gateway this winter.

​Trent troubles force Air NZ 787-9s to make refueling stops

23 April, 2018 - 08:59
Air New Zealand s services to the United States and Japan have been affected by issues with some of its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on its Boeing 787-9s.

​Sriwijaya, Korean LCCs exposed to new CFM inspection regime

23 April, 2018 - 03:49
Asia-Pacific airlines operate 2,316 Boeing 737s powered by CFM56-7B engines, but most of these aircraft are below the cycle threshold required by a new inspection protocol.

​PICTURES: Air Italy displays livery on 737 Max 8

22 April, 2018 - 19:39
Air Italy has unveiled the first two aircraft featuring its new livery.

Belfast's airports seek removal of short-haul APD

22 April, 2018 - 19:20
A consultation on the scrapping of air passenger duty for short-haul flights in Northern Ireland could see the region lead the way in the wider UK.

Former EasyJet chief warns of complacency among low-cost carriers

22 April, 2018 - 18:59
A period of good economic conditions has led to complacency among low-cost carriers that is ripe for a "correction", in the view of former EasyJet chief executive Ray Webster.

Cologne seeks to offset Eurowings long-haul withdrawal

22 April, 2018 - 17:13
Cologne airport is bracing for the loss of 750,000 passengers next summer following Eurowings decision to relocate its long-haul services to Dusseldorf, but is hopeful a new connecting product can help traffic to rebound.

Air France launches broad consultation as unions fail to sign

20 April, 2018 - 14:42
Air France has not received the union signatures it requires on a wage proposal, intended to end a damaging labour conflict, after the deadline expired.

OPINION: Making safety briefings stick is new challenge

20 April, 2018 - 11:55
Social media s ubiquity has provided some extraordinary insights into the way passengers behave during an emergency to the point where cabin crew must wonder why they bother with pre-flight demonstrations.

ANALYSIS: Airlines target post-Air Berlin Majorca market

20 April, 2018 - 11:33
Deriving its name from the Latin insula maior or larger Island Majorca has certainly loomed large in the sights of Europe s airlines since Air Berlin signalled its withdrawal from the market last year.

PICTURE: Drukair orders one A320neo

20 April, 2018 - 10:06
Bhutan's Drukair has signed a purchase agreement for a single Airbus A320neo.

PICTURE: Austrian 777-200ER to show off fresh livery

20 April, 2018 - 09:38
Lufthansa Group carrier Austrian Airlines is modifying its livery and intends initially to show off the adapted scheme on a Boeing 777-200ER.

Garuda shareholders clear way for $750m bond issuance

20 April, 2018 - 05:26
Garuda Indonesia's shareholders have approved a planned a $750 million global bond issuance.

ANALYSIS: FAA and CFM seek to address complex fan blade issue

20 April, 2018 - 00:04
Federal regulators in 2017 proposed inspections aimed at preventing engine failures like the one that damaged a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 and killed one passenger on 17 April.

Norwegian transferred six on-order 787-9s to BOC Aviation

19 April, 2018 - 17:30
Norwegian transferred orders for six Boeing 787-9s to BOC Aviation in a deal that was announced as a new order by the lessor in March.

United plans premium economy launch in 2019

19 April, 2018 - 15:51
United Airlines plans to launch its new premium economy class in early 2019, as it dribbles out details on the new product.

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