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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.

Regulator flags concerns over possible IAG-Norwegian tie-up

19 April, 2018 - 11:44
Any future merger of Norwegian with IAG could lead to a reduction in competition at Barcelona's El Prat airport and harm the interests of Catalan citizens, the Spanish region's competition regulator has warned.

Crashed An-148 crew skipped checklist with pitot-heat item

19 April, 2018 - 11:06
Investigators believe the crew of a crashed Antonov An-148 did not carry out a crucial checklist which should have included a deferred confirmation that the pitot-static heating system was active.

Taiwan's Far Eastern Air Transport to lease 737 Max 8s

19 April, 2018 - 03:54
Taiwan's Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) will take the 11 Boeing 737 Max 8s it plans to acquire on operating lease, following its aircraft acquisition announcement made this week.

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