Embraer is poised to deliver the Phenom 100EV to the European market, with regional certification approval of Pratt & Whitney Canada s upgraded engine received on the eve of EBACE.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:21 pm
Rigas Doganis, chairman of the European Aviation Club in Brussels and visiting professor at Cranfield University, explores the process ahead for the UK as it attempts to forge a new aviation relationship with the EU
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:43 am
One of Aeromexico's Boeing 737-800s apparently sustained wing leading-edge damage after colliding with a ground vehicle at Los Angeles airport.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 7:05 am
Malaysian carrier Malindo Air flew the world's first Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial flight on 22 May, operating the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore route as flight OD803.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 5:28 am
Cathay Pacific will cut around 600 jobs from its head office and restructure its cargo division under its transformation programme aimed at returning to profitability.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:27 am
Middle Eastern carrier SaudiGulf Airlines is to enter talks with Boeing to acquire up to 16 long-haul aircraft.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 8:14 pm
Europe's certification authority is aiming to introduce requirements to reduce loss-of-control risks during go-around, with particular attention on the problem of somatogravic illusion.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 12:28 pm
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will re-integrate its SIA Cargo subsidiary as a division of the mainline carrier, in a move intended to improve its operating efficiency.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 1:23 am
The US Department of Commerce has launched an investigation to determine if Bombardier violated laws by receiving unfair subsidies and then selling CSeries aircraft to a US customer at artificially low prices, the department announces on 18 May.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 9:48 pm
Allegiant Air has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A320 from the manufacturer, after building its A320 family fleet around used narrowbodies.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:03 pm
American Airlines plans to complete installation of its new premium economy cabin on widebody aircraft by the third quarter 2018, a few months later than originally scheduled.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 6:41 pm
Poor visibility, runway lighting issues and deficiencies in Air Canada's operating procedures caused the 2015 crash of an Airbus A320 at Halifax Stanfield International airport, Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) concludes.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 6:30 pm
Rockwell Collins' cabin interior unit has had preliminary discussions with Boeing about the airframer's middle-of-the-market aircraft concept, a Rockwell executive tells FlightGlobal.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 5:42 pm
European regulators have certificated Israel Aerospace Industries' pilot-controlled aircraft tow tractor TaxiBot for deployment on Airbus A320-family jets.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 1:09 pm
European and US regulators have decided to meet again later this month to discuss a potential expansion of a controversial ban on personal electronic devices in the cabin of flights from Middle Eastern and North African countries.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 1:05 pm
Joanna Lu, Head of Advisory Asia, looks at seat capacity data to assess the impact of China s curbs on tourists to South Korea.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 9:03 am
Indonesia's president Joko Widodo has appointed the founder of Lion Air Group, Rusdi Kirana, as the country's ambassador to Malaysia.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 6:35 am
A ground service provider in Singapore has set speed limits for its towing tractors when moving aircraft, following an incident where a SilkAir Boeing 737-800 was damaged during a pull forward by such a vehicle.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 3:24 am
Airline association IATA has called on the European Commission and US government to adopt additional airport safety measures rather than to expand the White House's current, controversial ban of personal electronic devices on flights from Middle Eastern and North African countries.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 12:35 pm
Investigators had no cockpit-voice information, and only limited flight-data recordings, from the Bombardier Challenger 604 involved in an in-flight upset, apparently triggered by wake from an Emirates Airbus A380.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 10:32 am
German investigators have disclosed that lateral offset procedures were not apparently permitted on the airway being flown by an Airbus A380 and a Bombardier Challenger business jet involved in a serious wake-turbulence upset over the Arabian Sea.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 8:18 am
Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines sealed their new immunised partnership last week with the launch of a transborder joint venture between Mexico and the USA.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 12:49 pm
Iran Air has taken delivery of its first four ATR 72-600 turboprops.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 11:48 am
EasyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall believes the UK carrier could gain from Alitalia's uncertain future, though she acknowledges that "it's very hard to read what's going to happen there".
Posted: May 16, 2017, 11:27 am
UK budget carrier EasyJet has finally opted to take the Airbus A321neo, by converting orders for 30 of the smaller A320neo which the airline has on order.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 7:00 am
At the 2016 Farnborough air show, AirAsia talked about setting up a China subsidiary to capture the market's booming demand for air travel. Then, its newly appointed north Asia president, Kathleen Tan, told FlightGlobal that the goal was the venture within 24 months, but warned that Chinese regulations "may take a while".
Posted: May 16, 2017, 3:29 am
A Federal Aviation Administration investigator had recommended the "maximum" sanction against AAR following the 2015 jam of an elevator on an Allegiant Air McDonnell Douglas MD-83, according to a recently-publicised FAA report.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 12:04 am
Since the first global alliance was established 20 years ago, these airline groupings have become a central part of the industry and travel offering.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 2:34 pm
Israeli leisure carrier Arkia Airlines has unveiled a vibrant new livery as it prepares to modernise its fleet.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 6:12 am
AirAsia has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Chinese partners to set up a low-cost carrier in Zhengzhou, China.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 2:02 am