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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.

Delta breaks ground on $4bn New York LaGuardia terminal

8 August, 2017 - 23:03
Delta Air Lines has broken ground on the $4 billion redevelopment of its terminals at New York LaGuardia airport, its largest airport investment ever.

Alitalia sale process enters new phase

8 August, 2017 - 13:50
Alitalia has opened a new phase in its sale process, setting a deadline of 15 September for expressions of interest in making a binding bid for the carrier.

Qatar flights granted access to UAE corridor

8 August, 2017 - 11:08
Qatar Airways flights have been granted limited access to United Arab Emirates airspace in order to ease operations over the Gulf.

Malaysia Airlines eyes 30% cost drop from A350s on London route

8 August, 2017 - 09:20
Malaysia Airlines expects unit costs to fall by around 30% on its Kuala Lumpur-London route when it starts to replace its Airbus A380s with A350-900s from the end of the year.

​Austrian completes E-Jets' introduction

7 August, 2017 - 13:04
Austrian Airlines has completed the addition of 17 second-hand Embraer 195s to its operations.

ICBC identified as customer for 20 A320neo-family jets

7 August, 2017 - 10:53
Chinese lessor ICBC has been identified as the customer behind an order for 20 Airbus A320neo-family jets placed at the end of 2014.

Emirates 777 crash probe identifies weather-data improvements

7 August, 2017 - 10:00
Investigators probing the Emirates Boeing 777-300 crash at Dubai have identified safety improvements in respect of weather data passed to the cockpit crew before the accident.

Single A350-1000 among sparse Airbus orders in July

4 August, 2017 - 20:11
Airbus has secured its first A350-1000 order this year, having recorded an agreement for a single aircraft with an unidentified customer.

UK lifts electronics restrictions on Jordanian hub

4 August, 2017 - 12:20
Prohibitions on electronic devices on UK-bound services from Jordan have been lifted, following a review by UK authorities.

BA cabin-crew strike extended to 30 August

4 August, 2017 - 11:07
Cabin crew employed under British Airways' mixed-fleet contract are planning to renew strike action unless the airline "hammers out" a new agreement on pay and conditions.

ANALYSIS: Ratio of women in top airline jobs lags wider trend

3 August, 2017 - 17:46
If departing EasyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall is replaced by a man in the top role at the UK low-cost carrier later this year, it will cut by a third the number of female leaders at airline groups that featured in Flight Airline Business's recently published ranking of the top 100 by revenue.

ANALYSIS: Has ATR finally ended its two-decade US drought?

3 August, 2017 - 15:03
The news that US regional carrier Silver Airways has signed a letter of intent for up to 50 ATR 42-600 turboprops will be welcome news in Toulouse.