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Fastjet to start Lusaka-Harare service

14 August, 2017 - 12:09
Fastjet will go head to head with multiple airlines when it launches a Harare-Lusaka service this winter.

Pressured Qatar easing visa rules for 80 states

14 August, 2017 - 08:47
Qatari authorities have lifted visa requirements for citizens of 80 countries, as the Gulf state continues to be pressured by a blockade from a number of other Arab nations.

A319 crew queries contradictory clearance at Mexico

14 August, 2017 - 07:50
Canadian investigators have disclosed that an Airbus A319 crew experienced a conflict over authorisation while crossing a runway at Mexico City.

ANALYSIS: Japan country report May-July 2017

14 August, 2017 - 02:02
The chairman of Japan Airlines has warned that plans to expand to expand Tokyo's two international airports will not be sufficient for traffic growth in the coming years, and expressed concern about a shortage of slots.

United redeploying 767 fleet to address crew issues

11 August, 2017 - 22:08
United Airlines will shift its fleet of Boeing 767-400ER aircraft to its Newark Liberty International airport hub from October, to address continuing issues with its flight attendant groups.

Qatar Airways recruiting for 747-8F crews

11 August, 2017 - 21:07
Qatar Airways has confirmed that it is to introduce Boeing 747-8 freighters to its fleet, after embarking on a recruitment drive for cockpit crew.

Inquiry probes prolonged 747-8F take-off at Narita

11 August, 2017 - 12:28
Japanese investigators are probing an unusually long take-off run by a Polar Air Cargo Boeing 747-8F from Tokyo last month.

Lion Air 737 on landing roll at time of ATR collision

11 August, 2017 - 10:25
Investigators have indicated that the Lion Air Boeing 737-900ER involved in a ground collision at Medan had been conducting its landing roll at the time.

Alitalia licences restored by Italian regulator

11 August, 2017 - 07:52
Italian civil aviation regulator ENAC has restored full operating licences of struggling Alitalia and its CityLiner subsidiary.

China Southern completes share issue to American Airlines

11 August, 2017 - 04:30
China Southern Airlines has completed the issuance of 270.6 million Hong Kong-listed shares to American Airlines, making the US carrier an official stakeholder.

New England Patriots acquire two 767s

10 August, 2017 - 17:32
American football team New England Patriots has acquired two former American Airlines Boeing 767-300ERs for travel to out-of-town games, Flight Fleets Analyzer shows.

United to join Alaska at Seattle's Paine Field

10 August, 2017 - 16:38
United Airlines will add service to Paine Field-Snohomish County airport near Seattle in 2018, joining Alaska Airlines in returning commercial air service to the airport.

UAE insists airspace not open to Qatari flights

10 August, 2017 - 09:43
United Arab Emirates authorities are denying that the Gulf state has opened its airspace to Qatari aircraft, following a NOTAM route amendment.

EasyJet A320 damaged after chocks prematurely removed

10 August, 2017 - 07:15
Investigators have found that undetected release of the parking brake and premature removal of chocks led to an EasyJet Airbus A320's suffering damage as it rolled backwards at London Gatwick.

Virgin Australia to roll out wi-fi across core fleet

10 August, 2017 - 06:15
Virgin Australia is planning to equip its core fleet of Boeing 737s, 777s and Airbus A330s with in-flight wi-fi connectivity by the second half of 2019.

ExpressJet to stop flying for Delta

9 August, 2017 - 23:43
ExpressJet Airlines announces a series of changes to contracts with major carriers, including termination of an agreement with Delta Air Lines and expanded deals with United Airlines and American Airlines.

Canadian investigators review two ground incidents at Toronto

9 August, 2017 - 21:29
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is reviewing two safety-related airline incidents that occurred in recent days at Toronto Pearson International airport.

VIDEO: Swiss to grow CS100 operation at London City

9 August, 2017 - 16:59
CSeries launch operator Swiss intends to gradually increase the number of Bombardier CS100 flights to London City from the initial single rotation per day.

Insufficient MRO led to hard-landing A321's return flight

9 August, 2017 - 11:47
Lack of maintenance support to assess a hard landing prompted an Airbus A321 crew to return to Dusseldorf, after which the aircraft was found to have sustained serious damage.

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Who is left in Venezuela?

9 August, 2017 - 11:38
Available seat kilometres to Venezuela from abroad will be down 63% this December, compared to the same month in 2012. Furthermore, compared to five years ago, only seven of the top 15 international airlines in Venezuela will remain this December.

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