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NBAA: The campaign steps up against ATC privatisation

11 October, 2017 - 11:03
The biggest threat to the future of our industry we have ever seen: that is how NBAA chief Ed Bolen this morning described airline-backed moves to privatise the US air traffic control system.

​Air France and Vietnam Airlines to set up joint venture

10 October, 2017 - 16:09
Air France and Vietnam Airlines are establishing a joint venture for their services between Paris Charles de Gaulle and both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

UK pilots alarmed at prospect of EU deal failure

10 October, 2017 - 13:41
UK cockpit crew representatives are expressing alarm at the possibility that the government is prepared to withdraw from the European Union without a trade agreement.

Sharm el-Sheikh ban 'for good reasons': UK transport secretary

10 October, 2017 - 13:19
UK transport secretary Chris Grayling has not given any firm indication as to when the government will lift restrictions on operations to Sharm el-Sheikh airport.

Monarch collapse: Politicians scrap over EU vote effect

10 October, 2017 - 10:46
UK politicians have clashed in parliament over the degree to which the decision to withdraw from the European Union influenced the collapse of leisure carrier Monarch Airlines.

PICTURE: Garuda Indonesia retires last Boeing 747-400

10 October, 2017 - 10:00
Garuda Indonesia formally retired its final Boeing 747-400 from service at a ceremony on 9 October.

Air NZ to deploy 787-9s on Houston route

10 October, 2017 - 03:48
Air New Zealand will deploy its premium-heavy Boeing 787-9s on the Auckland-Houston route from December, alongside larger 777-200ERs.

PAL works to ease Manila congestion headache

10 October, 2017 - 02:17
Philippine Airlines (PAL) will shortly submit its proposal to the government to develop an annex to Terminal 2 at Manila Ninoy Acquino International airport, part of a range of measures it is taking to combat congestion at it key hub.

JetBlue calls for review of possible Air Canada-United JV

9 October, 2017 - 22:01
JetBlue Airways is calling for a public review of a possible joint venture between Air Canada and United Airlines, similar to its push for one of Delta Air Lines planned tie-up with Korean Air.

Aeromexico schedules March 2018 Max debut

9 October, 2017 - 18:13
Aeromexico will begin commercial service with the Boeing 737 Max 8 in March 2018, FlightGlobal schedules show.

Travel Service to acquire almost all of Czech Airlines

9 October, 2017 - 15:11
Czech Airlines is to be taken over by rival operator Travel Service, following an agreement by Korean Air and asset-management firm Prisko to dispose of their stakes in the flag-carrier.

Ryanair operations chief resigns after rostering woes

9 October, 2017 - 11:06
Ryanair disclosed late on 6 October the resignation of its chief operations officer, Michael Hickey, who will leave the Irish carrier at the end of October.

​ICAO drops red flag for Thailand

9 October, 2017 - 04:35
Updated with news of CAAT's Facebook posting.

Commerce Department tags on additional 80% tariff on CS100

6 October, 2017 - 20:31
The US Department of Commerce has landed another blow against Bombardier, ruling preliminarily that the company dumped CS100s in the US market and recommending a 79.8% tariff on CS100 imports.

OPINION: Light needs shining on other aspects of MH370

6 October, 2017 - 13:43
While walking along a street one evening, so an old story goes, a police officer noticed a man crouched under a street lamp, scrutinising the ground. When the officer asked whether the man had lost something, he replied that he was searching for his house keys.

Strong second half lifts EasyJet full-year profits

6 October, 2017 - 10:32
UK budget carrier EasyJet is predicting a full-year pre-tax profit of 405-410 million ($530-536 million), at the higher end of its previous estimates.

Low-fuel 787 had to declare Mayday repeatedly to Indian ATC

6 October, 2017 - 10:08
Investigators have disclosed that a diverted Air Canada Boeing 787-9's crew had to declare a Mayday four times over a low-fuel situation before being given approach clearance to Hyderabad.

India expects to triple aviation market in next 15 years

6 October, 2017 - 05:15
New Delhi says that India has doubled the size of its aviation market in the last four years, and will look to triple it in the next 15 years.

Virgin America flights become Alaska next April

5 October, 2017 - 23:42
Alaska Airlines will operate all Virgin America flights as its own from 25 April 2018, with users of Virgin's website will directed to Alaska's site from that day.

ANALYSIS: Orders slow as holidays kick in

5 October, 2017 - 16:28
A slow month for commercial sales saw some narrowbody commitments from Le Bourget firmed up, but little other activity. North America s fleet lead is also being eroded by Asia