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Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft -sources

Saudi Arabian Airlines is close to placing a multi-billion-dollar order for aircraft at least partly involving Airbus jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....

Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft -sources

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AirAsia close to adjusting Airbus order plans: sources AirAsia Group Bhd will announce on Friday an adjustment to its large Airbus SE order plans, confirming at least part of its order for A330neos while making room for the A321XLR, two people familiar with the matter said....
06:32, 08/29/2019

Sources: NFL not placing AB on exempt list The NFL will not place New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown on the commissioner's exempt list at this point, making him eligible to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
09:16, 09/13/2019

Airbus forecasts 48,000 aircraft to be in operation by 2038 Aerospace company says boost in air travel to continue despite aviation concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than double in the next 20 years to 48,000 planes worldwide, Airbus has forecast.The European aerospace company s...
12:16, 09/18/2019

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday....
05:00, 07/11/2019

The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits (Bloomberg) — Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you’ve been in there. It’s all part of an effort to make commercial cabins a digitally aware domain. The program is Airbu...
07:32, 09/12/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. airline JetBlue in discussion with Airbus on A321XLR plane JetBlue Airways Corp is in discussions with Airbus SE about the European planemaker's plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market, Chief Executive Robin Hayes said on Monday....
05:48, 06/03/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:16, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE, both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order book for wide-body jets against Boeing Co amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Saudi airline flyadeal to operate all Airbus fleet in the future Saudi Arabian budget airline flydeal will operate an all Airbus A320 fleet in the future, it said in a statement on Sunday, months after it announced it was considering canceling a Boeing order....
10:00, 07/07/2019

Saudi airline switches to Airbus as Boeing's Max remains grounded Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal will operate an all-Airbus fleet after canceling its $5.9 billion provisional order with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max....
10:48, 07/08/2019

Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal announces all Airbus fleet Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal announced plans to operate a fleet comprising only Airbus aircraft after canceling an order for Boeing's globally grounded 737 Max Jets....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabia's flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the U.S. planemaker said on Sunday after the airline announced it would operate an all Airbus A320 fleet....
12:16, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional $5.9 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, instead opting for a fleet of Airbus A320 jets....
10:00, 07/07/2019

Airbus: did not get chance to bid for the MAX order IAG gave to Boeing Airbus confirmed on Thursday that it had not been offered a chance to bid for a surprise aircraft order announced by British Airways owner IAG at the Paris Airshow, involving 200 of the grounded 737 MAX....
03:32, 06/20/2019

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
12:00, 06/20/2019

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo as British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for the grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back with more orders for its A321XLR on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/19/2019

Russian Aircraft Firm Files Lawsuit Against Boeing Over 737 Max Jet Order (MOSCOW) — A Russian aircraft leasing company says it has filed a lawsuit against Boeing over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jets, but that it’s open to a settlement. Avia Capital Services told the state-owned Tass news agency Tuesday that...
14:00, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo after British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back on Wednesday with more orders for its new A321XLR....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Airbus grabs China Airlines narrow-body jet order Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-aisle fleet of British Airways owner IAG....
15:16, 06/19/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX order "imminent" - CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent," it's chief executive said on Sunday....
13:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Air Arabia to meet Airbus and Boeing ahead of imminent 100-jet order, says CEO Budget airline Air Arabia is likely to order 100 or more Airbus or Boeing jets within the next three to four months, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
06:16, 04/30/2019

Airbus Vows to Fight Boeing for a Massive Jet Order That Could Mark the 737 Max’s Turnaround Airbus vowed to contend for a mammoth narrow-body order that its chief rival Boeing announced in stunning fashion at the Paris Air Show. Speaking at a final press conference from Le Bourget airfield outside of Paris on Thursday, Airbus sales chief Ch...
06:32, 06/20/2019

American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets -sources American Airlines is edging towards a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
14:00, 06/17/2019

American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: sources American Airlines Group Inc is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal - sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
08:32, 07/18/2019

JetBlue orders 13 Airbus A321XLR, 10 A220: sources JetBlue Airways plans to order 13 of Airbus's newly launched A321XLR longer-range single-aisle jetliners as well as 10 more of the smaller A220, industry sources said on Thursday....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Airbus agrees new contract for A400M airlifter -sources Airbus has reached agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
08:48, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus to launch new A321 with nearly 200 orders -sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Exclusive: Boeing CEO eyes major aircraft order under any U.S.-China trade deal Boeing Co said on Tuesday that an aircraft order from China could result from any deal to end a yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies....
17:00, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing narrow-body order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG which stunned industry executives at this week's Paris Airshow by ordering 200 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX....
06:32, 06/20/2019

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said on Thursday....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Airbus deliveries climb in H1, sources say, leaving production challenge Airbus deliveries rose about 28% in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
04:16, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets -sources American Airlines Group Inc is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
15:32, 06/17/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border security system for the Gulf state, two people familiar with the matter said....
10:48, 05/05/2019

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output: sources Airbus is mobilizing staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry sources said....
15:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal - sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
08:32, 07/18/2019

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow: sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter said....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow-sources Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter said....
01:48, 06/17/2019

A Saudi airline is dropping a $6 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens AMER HILABI/AFP/Getty Images Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal has cancelled an order for almost $6 billion worth of Boeing 737 Max planes as the crisis with the jet continues. Flyadeal announced that it will order up to 50 planes from Airbus' A320neo ...
02:48, 07/08/2019

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to win a settlement in a bribery probe, two people familiar with the matter said....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race - sources Airbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Monday....
22:16, 07/08/2019

Russian airline cancels Sukhoi Superjet order after fatal crash-landing - TASS Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines said on Monday it was cancelling its planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, the same type of aircraft involved in a fatal crash-landing the previous day, the TASS news agency reported....
09:32, 05/06/2019

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

RPT-Thomas Cook sets May 7 deadline for interest in airline business -sources Thomas Cook has set a deadline of May 7 for expressions of interest in its airline business, with Indigo Partners and Lufthansa among the likely bidders, sources said....
01:48, 05/02/2019

Thomas Cook sets May 7 deadline for interest in airline business: sources Thomas Cook has set a deadline of May 7 for expressions of interest in its airline business, with Indigo Partners and Lufthansa among the likely bidders, sources said....
09:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus lands MBDA boss Bouvier to steer strategy -sources European missile maker MBDA's chief executive is returning to Airbus as head of strategy as the planemaker seeks to modernise its factory system and explores future options in defence, two people familiar with the matter said....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
07:48, 06/16/2019

Warburg Pincus picks adviser to sell airline services firm Accelya -sources The private equity owner of European airline services firm Accelya has hired Bank of America to sell the business in a deal that could value the company at up to 1.5 billion euros $1.67 billion), two sources familiar with the matter said....
12:16, 08/05/2019

CFM wins blockbuster jet engine order from IndiGo -sources Engine maker CFM International is poised to announce one of the world's largest jet engine orders with a deal for more than 600 engines from India's IndiGo, industry sources said....
17:32, 06/12/2019

CFM wins blockbuster jet engine order from IndiGo: sources Engine maker CFM International is poised to announce one of the world's largest jet engine orders with a deal for more than 600 engines from India's IndiGo, industry sources said....
19:32, 06/12/2019

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
12:48, 06/08/2019

Air New Zealand picks Boeing for wide-body jet order: sources Boeing Co has won a hard-fought contest to sell wide-body aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd, beating a challenge from Europe’s Airbus, industry sources said on Monday....
01:32, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Itaú plans to close 400 branches in two years -sources Brazil's largest private lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, plans to close 400 branches in the country over the next two years, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the Wh...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the Wh...
16:16, 07/24/2019

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio Macri in elections later this year, three sources...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Ardian close to buying Cerberus-owned wind farms in Spain- sources French investment fund Ardian is close to buying wind farms from Spanish renewables group Renovalia in a 550 million euro ($617.87 million) deal, two sources with knowledge of the deal said, marking a move into green energy where buyer interest is ho...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove back....
19:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, a day after the United States withdrew from a landmark arms control treaty....
05:48, 08/03/2019

Embattled Metro Bank to unveil £350m placing The embattled high street lender Metro Bank will next week unveil the details of a £350m capital-raising that it believes will neutralise City speculation about the state of its finances....
09:00, 05/11/2019

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlfriend, whose remains were found in a freezer....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £350m targeted....
15:16, 05/16/2019

The man seen placing rice cookers around downtown New York is in custody, police say The man who police say is seen on video dropping off rice cookers Friday in Manhattan was arrested and charged Saturday, according to an New York Police Department news release....
05:00, 08/18/2019

Man jailed for placing spy cameras in James Bond studio toilets A convicted sex offender has been jailed for secretly placing spy cameras in the female toilets of the studio where the new James Bond movie is being made....
16:48, 09/07/2019

Tim Ryan called out for not placing hand on heart for national anthem at Dem debate Democratic presidential contender Tim Ryan stood out as the only candidate who didn't put his hand on his heart during a performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the opening of Tuesday night's debate in Detroit,  prompting commentators to zing th...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House....
22:32, 05/22/2019

Teens recorded spitting into soda bottles, placing them back in store fridge Two teens from Indiana were recorded spitting into soda bottles, then returning the drinks to a store refrigerator, according to a report. Video footage of the cringe-worthy incident was posted online and shared by Indianapolis resident Brittney Edwa...
23:16, 07/25/2019

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran The president has said Tehran will suffer if American interests are threatened. But he has been vague about what his response might be, and the administration is divided....
18:48, 06/13/2019

Michigan man accused of murdering wife by placing fatal dose of heroin in her cereal (WEYI/NBC News)  A Michigan man has been charged with murder, five years after he allegedly put a fatal dose of heroin in her cereal and milk. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton says Jason Harris had a history of seeing other women outside of his...
23:32, 08/28/2019

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
19:32, 05/23/2019

Man accused of placing fake rice cooker bombs in subway held on $200K bond The West Virginia man who allegedly incited a bomb panic by scattering a pair of rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday was ordered held on $200,000 bond following his arraignment Sunday. Larry Griffin II, 26, was charged with making...
23:48, 08/18/2019

Louisiana man arrested after allegedly licking ice cream, placing it back on shelf in 'copycat' video A "copycat" ice cream licker was arrested in Louisiana on Saturday in the weeks after he was caught on video allegedly licking ice cream in a grocery store and putting it back in the fridge....
13:16, 07/08/2019

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during torrential rain An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing notice ahead of Memorial Day....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Video shows Sacramento police placing 'spit mask' on 12-year-old boy as he shouts 'I can't breathe!' Sacramento Police released body camera footage of a black boy's viral arrest, and the chief defended officers who covered his head.        ...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Airbus reveals how its A330neo comes together Airbus has released a two-minute video showing an A330-900 jetliner being put together, from delivery of components to the final assembly line, and finally to flight...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Airbus-Boeing WTO dispute: What you need to know The spat involving the world's biggest aircraft makers is in focus with the US proposing more tariffs on EU goods. DW takes a look at the nearly 15-year-old case that has seen the two allies duel over aircraft subsidies....
06:00, 07/02/2019

Airbus's Gain from the 737 MAX Fiasco Isn't What You Think Airbus may not be able to take advantage of Boeing’s 737 MAX fiasco by boosting production. But it would benefit from any delay in its archrival’s midrange jet project....
12:00, 04/30/2019

An Airline That Doesn’t Want You to Fly. That’s New KLM is urging people to take trains or do video calls where possible. This might just be marketing but it may also reflect the folly in aviation’s growth targets....
08:32, 07/04/2019

How to Get a Refund From an Airline Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably canceled. Your plane was delayed by another hour, every hour on the hour, leading t...
12:32, 07/15/2019

Bulgaria says reaches deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft NATO member Bulgaria has reached a deal with the United States to buy eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a price of $1.256 billion, it said on Wednesday....
02:48, 07/10/2019

What An Aircraft Carrier Driver Does in Her Downtime at Sea Stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, Surface Warfare Officer Lt. Katelyn Davidson can go months without internet, but never forgets her Cholula....
12:16, 09/04/2019

Iran shoots down US drone aircraft Iranian forces have shot down a United States military drone, a move that appears to have escalated the volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East....
02:32, 06/20/2019

Aircraft lands itself truly autonomously for the first time Many airliners can land automatically, but they don't really land autonomously -- the airport is guiding them in with a radio signal (the Instrument Landing System). And when many smaller airports don't have this feature, it's not eve...
02:16, 07/07/2019

EU says it is open to talks with U.S. in row over aircraft subsidies The European Union said on Tuesday it is open to talks with United States in a row over aircraft subsidies but said figures quoted by Washington as it threatened more tariffs were based on internal U.S. estimates....
07:16, 07/02/2019

FAA: Boeing 737 aircraft may contain faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Authority said Sunday it has been informed by airplane manufacturer Boeing that "improperly manufactured" parts may have been installed in its 737 airplanes....
23:32, 06/02/2019

These aircraft wrecks were rescued from the ice -- and flew again Three aircraft -- Juliet Delta 321, Lidia and Glacier Girl -- crashed in inhospitable conditions and lay buried under the snow for years. Here are the remarkable tales of the salvage operations that let them fly again....
20:32, 07/14/2019

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
14:48, 07/31/2019

The Morning After: Aircraft lands itself for the first time Welcome back to the Morning After. Over the weekend, our team tried out AMD's latest Radeon GPUs, Google tested out a global video play/pause button for Chrome and an airplane managed to land all by itself....
05:16, 07/08/2019

Airbus CEO hints at more powerful A321 jet Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury hinted on Tuesday at the launch of a more powerful new A321 jet, saying the planemaker's current A321LR was the world's longest-range single-aisle jet "for the moment."...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Why Airbus isn't pouncing on Boeing's 737 MAX turmoil When Boeing launched its 737 MAX jetliner in response to Airbus's record-selling A320neo, a wave of poker-faced satisfaction spread through Airbus headquarters in France....
11:32, 04/29/2019

Boeing Loses MAX Deal to Airbus A Saudi airline said it would purchase up to 50 Airbus jets, worth more than $5.5 billion, instead of the Boeing 737 MAX jets it committed last December to buy....
19:00, 07/07/2019

Airbus and Boeing's huge mistakes Boeing and Airbus dominate aviation like precious few duos dominate their industries. That's why both plane makers will probably weather their recent multi-billion dollar mistakes....
00:16, 06/26/2019

Airbus CEO says all planemakers would lose from trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday that any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace companies globally, including arch-rival Boeing....
03:48, 05/16/2019

New Airbus planes will track when you go to the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, connected video doorbells, smart appliances and the like into their lives, making ubiquitous connectivity ...
17:00, 09/16/2019

Should You Get an Airline Credit Card? With plenty of travel reward credit card options out there, you might be wondering if an airline-specific credit card is worth even considering. If you already have one, maybe the novelty wore off and it has taken a backseat to a new card that demand...
08:32, 07/17/2019

This is the fastest airline, according to new report Forbes released its list of the fastest and slowest domestic airlines from 2018 Department of Transportation Statistics.       ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the time you earned those miles, some last as long as 10 years, and some don’t expire ever....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft signs MOU for 100 SpaceJet planes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp and Mesa Airlines Inc, a regional airline operator, entered into a memorandum of understanding to begin talks on purchase of 100 SpaceJet M100 aircraft....
17:17, 09/05/2019

Unmanned aircraft recovered near Fort Huachuca SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – An unmanned aircraft has been recovered after it crashed on state land west of the Fort Huachuca border Thursday morning. According to officials, the R!-7B Shadow aircraft was recovered by the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, whi...
17:32, 05/09/2019

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Iran and the U.S....
12:00, 05/20/2019

An-32 Aircraft Slammed Into Mountain, Suggests New Photo An An-32 aircraft that went missing with 13 people aboard last week slammed into the face of a hill very close to its summit in Arunachal Pradesh's Mechuka region, a new photograph released by the......
08:16, 06/12/2019

EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies after the United States threatened an additional $4 bln in tariffs on EU goods including olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky....
11:48, 07/02/2019

Authorities say 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — Nine people on board a twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu’s North Shore, officials said. There were no survivors in the crash of the King Air plane, Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakaha...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area Russian told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential office....
02:16, 07/24/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister said on Saturday “there will be no war” with the US, since “nobody in the region is suffering from ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

PM Modi's Aircraft Won't Fly Over Pak For Regional Meet SCO In Bishkek Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft won't fly over Pakistan on its way to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan for regional meet SCO that starts tomorrow, the foreign ministry said today. This is widely seen as......
05:00, 06/12/2019

At least 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say The Hawaii Department of Transportation says nine were aboard the aircraft when it went down near Dillingham Airfield in the northwest corner of Oahu.        ...
00:32, 06/22/2019

Boeing to pay $100m to families of 737 Max aircraft victims US manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents that killed 346 people US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m (£80,000) to families and communities affected by the two crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft, in which 346 p...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back to Boston. (June 10)     ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Why send a US aircraft carrier to the Gulf? DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group is being deployed to the Persian Gulf to counter an alleged but still-unspecified threat from Iran, the latest in a long line of such deployments to the strategi...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Flydubai chairman says in talks with Airbus about A320neo Dubai airline flydubai is having talks with Airbus about a potential purchase of A320neo planes, its chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said on Monday. Flydubai currently operates a fleet of only Boeing 737 aircraft. (Reporting by Alexander C...
04:32, 04/29/2019

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
15:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. proposes $4B worth of new tariffs in EU-Airbus feud The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on products from the European Union worth $4 billion, as part of an ongoing feud with the alliance over aircraft subsidies....
06:16, 07/02/2019

Embraer delivers new jet that Boeing may soon sell against Airbus Embraer hopes to see more orders for its newest passenger plane by the end of the year, an executive said on Thursday, as Boeing readies to take over the Brazilian planemaker's commercial jets division in what could mark the next phase of its rival...
14:01, 09/12/2019

New Airbus planes have sensors that track most of what you do, even in the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, connected video doorbells, smart appliances and the like into their lives. Making ubiquitous connectivity ...
22:48, 09/14/2019

Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show Airbus kicked off the Paris Air Show by unveiling a new jet and announcing orders for over 100 new planes. Its chastened rival Boeing was meanwhile stuck playing defense over the 737 Max....
00:16, 06/18/2019

Airbus A300: Plane that launched an empire Take a look at the fascinating history of the Airbus A300, the plane that launched an aviation empire and challenged American dominance of commercial flight....
01:16, 06/01/2019

Airbus on course to overtake Boeing as biggest planemaker European firm has edge after US rival reports slump in deliveries after two fatal crashesAirbus is on track to overtake Boeing as the world’s biggest planemaker as the US company reported a slump in deliveries of new commercial jet airliner deliverie...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Airbus unveils new A321XLR at Paris Air Show Airbus on Monday unveiled a new version of its A321 at the Paris Air Show, saying the new airliner has a longer range than the old model and offers "unbeatable fuel efficiency."...
06:48, 06/17/2019

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
06:32, 06/19/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this week....
17:16, 06/26/2019

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Airline relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the country's national carrier....
20:00, 08/30/2019

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
18:16, 07/31/2019

The coolest first class airline perks Ready to experience some major first class envy? These luxurious air travel perks will cost you a pretty penny, but they're super fun to dream about.       ...
14:48, 06/10/2019

To Travel the World at 90% Off, Join an Airline Most airlines let their employees fly standby free of charge and their competitors’ staffers for close to free. It would be like Ford giving free cars to all employees and 90%-off discounts to General Motors laborers....
12:16, 07/24/2019

Turn On Your Airline's Push Notifications I live in constant fear of missing flights. I’ll arrive hours early, with a carry-on bag, neck pillow and boarding pass in hand, only to break into a cold sweat if I see a long security line....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Airline reappears nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the country's national carrier....
05:32, 08/29/2019

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Airline reappears 20 years after vanishing After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the country's national carrier....
01:32, 08/28/2019

What's Your Favorite Airline Credit Card? The experience of flying seems to get measurably worse every year. First, they came for our free meals. Then our free checked bags. Now they expect us to pay extra if we want to sit next to our travel companions, or even bring on a carry-on....
00:32, 08/13/2019

The best airline rewards programs, per U.S. News Here's a look at which airline rewards programs offer the best of the best benefits, according to U.S. News & World Report.       ...
23:48, 08/05/2019

Airline Apologizes After Tweeting About Which Seats You're Least Likely to Die In If pushing out fast facts about aircraft is your airline’s best play at engagement on Twitter, including crash data is probably not the best approach, as Dutch airline KLM has evidently just realized.Read more......
15:32, 07/19/2019

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the top spot for the fifth time...
10:16, 06/18/2019

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a campaign asking people to fly less. The video and open letter from CEO Pieter Elbers asks: “Do you alway...
11:00, 07/11/2019

How to Get an Airline to Match Your Elite Status From Another I flew 7,000 miles on Alaska Airlines last year, but I currently hold the airlines top-tier of status “Gold 75k” an accolade reserved for passengers that have flown 75,000 miles or more on the airline over the course of the previous year. It’s a desi...
01:32, 07/21/2019

5 ways Southwest is not your ordinary airline No assigned seats? Here are some of the biggest things that set Southwest Airlines apart from other carriers.        ...
09:00, 06/03/2019

14 secrets to get the best airline ticket price possible Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Here's how to cut a chunk off of your airline payments.       ...
09:32, 07/18/2019

Is it worth it to fly an ultra-low-cost airline? It's a seven-hour flight across the Atlantic at a bargain price: Low-cost airline Norwegian will jet you from New York to Madrid for $154 one way, taxes included. And the fare isn't a travel anomaly -- the likes of American Airlines and Lufthansa are...
10:48, 04/30/2019

Airline reappears 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the country's national carrier....
11:32, 08/27/2019

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint exercises in the Arabian Sea amid tension with Iran....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Boeing suspends load test for new 777X aircraft Boeing Co on Saturday announced it had suspended load testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft as media reports said a cargo door failed in a ground stress test....
18:16, 09/07/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini investigated over use of police aircraft Newspaper claims deputy PM used state-funded transport to get him to League ralliesAn Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has squandered public money by travelling around the country in p...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Australia The USS Ronald Reagan and its accompanying carrier strike group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit ahead of its participation Australia's Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise....
09:00, 07/08/2019

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outside of the Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions between Tehran and Washington....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Virgin Australia to defer deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft Virgin Australia Holdings said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Boeing to delay deliveries of the U.S. planemaker's now contentious 737 MAX aircraft....
16:32, 04/29/2019

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Parts Of Air Force Aircraft Recovered 51 Years After It Went Missing A joint team of Dogra Scouts and Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday recovered parts of AN-12 BL-534 Aircraft that had gone missing over Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh about 51 years ago....
20:16, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 2-EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies while preparing retaliation after the United States added olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky to a list of goods in line for hefty tari...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021 In addition to powering cellular communications on the ground, 5G will be used to provide faster in-flight data service to airplanes in 2021.Read More...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Satellite images may reveal China's next aircraft carrier New satellite images published by a US think tank may provide the world's first look at China's next aircraft carrier, as construction progresses on a mysterious large vessel in a shipyard outside Shanghai....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Chopper crash renews 9/11 worry about rogue aircraft in NYC NEW YORK (AP) — This week’s accidental crash of a helicopter on the roof of a Manhattan skyscraper has raised security concerns because of the ease with which the chopper ventured into one of the nation’s most tightly restricted airspaces...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Boeing warns of potential wing problems in some 737 aircraft Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 model to replace a part on the planes’ wings, a move that could affect more than 100 aircraft. Boeing said on Sunday that it is working with federal regulators and contacted airlines about potentia...
16:48, 06/02/2019

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exercise together in the Arabian Sea. The Air Force said in a statement...
05:32, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal to buy U.S. F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government agreed with the United States on Wednesday to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
05:32, 07/10/2019

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of the crew and jeopardizing" the aircraft's mission, the US military said Sunday....
23:16, 07/21/2019

Air Force surges toward first B-21 stealth bomber test aircraft The Air Force now appears to be testing components and building initial models of its new, highly-secret B-21 stealth bomber, a platform intended to hold any target at risk, anywhere in the world, at any time, for decades to come....
05:32, 05/29/2019

IAF Intensifies Search Operation To Trace Missing An-32 Aircraft The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has intensified the search operation to trace the An-32 aircraft that has gone missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part and speeding up transactions....
07:16, 05/29/2019

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Southern Command said....
04:00, 07/22/2019

F.A.A. Warns U.S. Aircraft of ‘Increasing’ Risk Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency directed airliners to exercise caution when flying in the region to avoid “misidentification.”...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Mini Cooper SE Electric Teased Towing An Aircraft The Mini Cooper SE slipped straight into the role of an aircraft tug, setting off to the loading point towing a Boeing 777F freight aircraft with an unladen weight of some 150 tons....
10:32, 06/07/2019

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging an aircraft An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff....
22:16, 09/05/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting recently und...
12:00, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government approved a deal on Wednesday with the United States to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
05:32, 07/10/2019

US Says Venezuelan Plane "Aggressively" Shadowed Their Military Aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, in yet another sign of the increasing......
15:00, 07/21/2019

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
06:48, 07/16/2019

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries....
12:16, 07/21/2019

Russia Says Malfunction Led Aircraft Into Unintended Area: Report Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential......
23:16, 07/23/2019

FAA Seeks to Enable Return of Supersonic Passenger Aircraft The agency aims to eliminate regulatory hurdles that effectively have stymied a number of startups and established aerospace companies from testing new commercial supersonic designs in U.S. airspace....
13:32, 06/17/2019

Austrian prosecutors see little basis for case against Airbus: report Austrian prosecutors believe there is little basis for their fraud investigation into the Eurofighter consortium's $2 billion deal in 2003 to sell jets to the Austrian government, two media reported on Thursday, citing an internal report....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Airbus launches new long-range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long-range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its 737 MAX fleet....
06:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Embraer delivers new jet that Boeing may soon sell against Airbus Embraer hopes to see more orders for its newest passenger plane by the end of the year, an executive said on Thursday, as Boeing readies to take over the Brazilian planemaker's commercial jets division in what could mark the next phase of its rivalry...
13:00, 09/12/2019

Would you be willing to fly on a pilotless jet? Airbus bets the answer is yes – eventually An Airbus executive says it already has the technology for pilotless passenger planes but needs to win over the traveling public and regulators.       ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM provisionally agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its fleet, in a bid to improve the airline's fuel efficiency and costs....
12:48, 07/30/2019

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to help limit trade risks for Europe's largest planemaker....
08:48, 07/31/2019

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further 6 options Europe's Airbus agreed on a deal to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic on Monday valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
03:32, 06/17/2019

Trump administration seeks to hit EU with tariffs over Airbus subsidies The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was moving forward with a plan to seek retaliatory tariffs on European Union goods over the EU's subsidies for Airbus. President Trump has previously said the U.S. is seeking tariffs on $11 billion w...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Airbus to make new midsize long-range plane LE BOURGET, France — Airbus will start making a new single-aisle long-range jet, beating rival Boeing to the market in this category. The European plane maker launched the A321XLR jet Monday at the Paris Air Show, saying it will be ready for customer...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Trump Cleared to Put More Tariffs on Europe in Airbus Case The World Trade Organization has made a final decision in a 15-year old dispute that now clears the way for the United States to impose tariffs on European products....
13:16, 09/16/2019

Airbus sees Bombardier's Belfast plant as 'key supplier' Airbus on Thursday declined to say whether it was interested in buying Bombardier's Belfast plant after the Canadian firm put it up for sale, but described the Northern Ireland facility as a "key supplier"....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing showstopper Airbus sealed plane deals with industry heavyweights Bill Franke and American Airlines on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
07:48, 06/19/2019

Airbus prepares counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle and imminent aircraft revamp to counter a possible new Boeing mid-sized jet, promising a "left hook, right hook" from two of its established models....
18:48, 05/21/2019

Airbus wants to track everything passengers do on an airplane—including bathroom use Airbus is testing connected aircraft that would monitor everything from the use of its lavatories, how much food is consumed and how many bags are in its bins....
17:18, 09/11/2019

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
15:16, 06/19/2019

Airbus confirms deliveries rose 28% in first half of 2019 Airbus confirmed on Tuesday that its deliveries rose by 28% in the first half of the year, putting it ahead of Boeing for the first time in eight years as the U.S. planemaker sees no immediate end to the grounding of its 737 MAX....
15:32, 07/09/2019

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars annually if rolled out in other regions....
14:16, 08/19/2019

Airbus pledges counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle to counter a possible new Boeing aircraft in the middle of the jet market, promising a "left hook, right hook" salvo from two of its well-established models....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Airbus Foresees More Regulatory Scrutiny After Boeing's 737 MAX Crashes The new chief operating officer of Airbus said the European plane maker expects more regulatory scrutiny after two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have raised questions about safety oversight....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing's MAX sale Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways' owner for rival Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving cars. In January, the company's flying taxi t...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Beyond Boeing: Airbus delivery delays to eat into JetBlue's growth JetBlue Airways says it will take a maximum of six Airbus A321neo planes this year, down from an expected 13, a delay that the airline expects to hit its growth in the coming months....
10:16, 07/23/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Airbus set to topple Boeing as biggest plane maker Boeing has seen a sharp fall in deliveries as its best-selling MAX jets remain grounded following two fatal crashes. The US plane maker has not reported any new orders for the MAX planes for three months on the trot....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range version of Airbus' A321neo jet....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Airbus keeps outlook as first-quarter core earnings rise European planemaker Airbus stuck to its full-year financial targets after reporting slightly higher-than-expected core first-quarter profits, overshadowed by a heavy drain on cash as it stocked parts to ease industrial bottlenecks....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Airbus cheers 50th anniversary with flypast but little swagger Airbus prepared on Wednesday to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a private flypast for staff at its Toulouse base and low-key publicity as a new management seeks a break with the company's turbulent and theatrical past....
02:32, 05/29/2019

EU belittles U.S. claims as 'frankly childish' at WTO Airbus hearing A European Union trade lawyer fired withering put-downs at U.S. claims for damages due to subsidies for European planemaker Airbus in a recording of a dispute hearing made available by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
18:00, 06/01/2019

Southwest, JetBlue top J.D. Power airline rankings The annual J.D. Power North America AIrline Satisfaction Study asks travelers to rank airlines in seven key categories, from check in to baggage.        ...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday....
06:16, 05/29/2019

Top Emirates airline executive resigns after dip in profits DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chief commercial officer at Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, has resigned after profits dipped to their lowest level in years. Emirates on Sunday confirmed Thierry Antinori’s resignation....
09:32, 05/12/2019

Boeing 737 Max won't fly again before August, says airline trade body Plane grounded after two crashes likely to remain grounded into peak seasonThe Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not return to the skies before August, according to the head of aviation’s main trade body.The 737 Max was grounded by regulators in the wake ...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth day on Tuesday due to a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline....
05:00, 04/30/2019

"Hey Batman": Passengers Of US Airline Get An In-Flight Surprise Few things come without an extra fee on Spirit Airlines, but some passengers got a free shot of adrenaline earlier this week when a winged creature flew up and down the cabin....
23:48, 08/02/2019

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Airline Credit Cards The big takeaway from this week’s Co-Op is that the best airline credit card for you will depend largely on the airport you fly out of most. Live in Houston? You’ll probably want to start your search with a United or Southwest card. Atlanta? Go for a...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Airline technology supplier says outage has been fixed Travel-technology provider Sabre says the problem that prevented some airline travelers from checking in for flights has been fixed. A Sabre spokeswoman said Tuesday that the problem originated with one of the company’s network suppliers, Centu...
12:16, 05/14/2019

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
13:48, 06/04/2019

An Airline Lets You Book Flights On WhatsApp. For $25. "Just text me." That's the pitch Spirit Airlines is making to customers looking to book flights on the go. Starting Sept. 1, customers can message the discount carrier over WhatsApp to start making......
21:32, 08/27/2019

Airline to test electric passenger planes Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could be the first commercially viable hybrid passenger airplane....
13:16, 07/30/2019

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
16:00, 07/01/2019

Hermeus announces plan to build the fastest aircraft in the world Enlarge / Hermeus concept for a Mach 5 aircraft. (credit: Hermeus) A new aerospace company has entered the race to provide supersonic commercial air travel. On Monday, a US-based company named Hermeus announced plans to develop an aircraft that wil...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Woman admits scheme to smuggle aircraft parts to Iran NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to illegally smuggle aircraft parts to Iran. Joyce Eliabachus faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to helping smuggle more than $2 millio...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Boeing Delivers 11th C-17 Globemaster Aircraft To India's Air Force American aerospace major Boeing on Monday delivered the 11th C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft to the Indian Air Force, boosting its strategic airlift capabilities....
09:00, 08/26/2019

Air Force certifies first field unit for 3D printing of aircraft parts The U.S. Air Force on Monday announced it has certified the 60th Maintenance Squadron with an industrial-sized 3D printer and its first project, the replacement of latrine covers on the C-5M Super Galaxy....
10:48, 08/19/2019

Northrup Grumman to integrate countermeasures system on aircraft for U.S., allies Northrup Grumman was awarded a $132 million contract to integrate the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures onto aircraft of the Navy, Army, Britain and Norway....
00:32, 05/02/2019

Russian Jet Chases NATO Plane Away From Minister's Aircraft: Report A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on......
21:00, 08/13/2019

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
09:00, 06/02/2019

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air a...
16:16, 05/24/2019

Satellite imagery shows China constructing third aircraft carrier Construction is underway on China's third aircraft carrier, and the new vessel is believed to be bigger and more powerful than the country's first two....
13:16, 05/07/2019

Images show construction of China's third aircraft carrier, thinktank says Satellite photos indicate bow and hull are already under assembly, ChinaPower says, and carrier is expected to be completed in 2022Recent satellite photographs indicate China’s construction of its third aircraft carrier is well under way, a Washingto...
17:16, 05/07/2019

IAF Aircraft Overshoots Main Runway In Mumbai, Many Flights Delayed An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft overshot the main runway while departing from the Mumbai airport on Tuesday night. The air force aircraft AN-32 was departing for Yelahanka Air Force near Bengaluru......
22:32, 05/07/2019

Deep Depression Forms In Bay Of Bengal; Ships, Aircraft Deployed Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been deployed in the Bay of Bengal area to shepherd the fishing boats at sea to safer locations and provide assistance to vessels in distress, said an......
13:48, 08/07/2019

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills Taiwan’s air force demonstrated its tactical training on Tuesday, landing four war planes, assault helicopters and cardinal drone on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its air fields...
20:48, 05/27/2019

The US sent an aircraft carrier to 'send a message' to Iran — but it's at a major disadvantage AiirSource Military via Youtube John Bolton, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, announced on Sunday that the US would use the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier to send a message to Iran. US officials told multiple publications th...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Air Force Chief's Squadron To Be First Rafale Combat Aircraft Unit The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo intensive 1,500 hours of testing to validate the India Specific......
01:16, 05/29/2019

British Airways owner announces plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft British Airways owner International Airlines Group has announced plans to order 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, claiming its confidence in its safety....
12:00, 06/18/2019

New Hermeus supersonic aircraft would make NY-London trip in 90 minutes Aerospace company Hermeus unveiled plans to develop an aircraft that could travel at speeds of up to Mach 5 -- cutting travel time from New York to London from 7 hours to 90 minutes. ...
14:48, 05/17/2019

US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after 'troubling indications' from Iran National security adviser John Bolton says any Iranian attack on US or its allies will be met with ‘unrelenting force’The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber taskforce to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Low-cost Valkyrie unmanned aircraft completes second test flight Billed as a "low-cost" drone, the XQ-58A met all test objectives during a 71-minute flight last week at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, its second test flight following an initial 72-minute flight in March....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Small aircraft catches fire at Marana Regional Airport MARANA, Ariz. – A small aircraft caught fire at the Marana Regional Airport Friday evening. According to Northwest Fire Department, the fire started during a startup check and engine start. The fire was quickly put out by fire officials. No inj...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Boeing raises 20-year forecast for China aircraft demand Chinese carriers will need 8,090 new planes through 2038, 5.2% higher than Boeing's forecast last year. That would be worth nearly $1.3 trillion based on list prices....
04:32, 09/17/2019

Trump nominee to lead FAA faces aircraft safety questions Stephen Dickson flew five different jetliners during a 27-year career at Delta Air Lines that was capped by running the company’s daily operations. Proponents say he’s got the right experience to be the next head of the U.S. Federal Aviat...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Boeing knew since 2017 that alert didn't work on all 737 Max 8 aircraft Boeing acknowledged that it knew for a year that a key alert indicator on the 737 Max 8 connected with two recent crashes was only operable in 20 percent of the aircraft....
06:32, 05/06/2019

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails to U.S. for exercises The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed for the United States on Friday, leading a four-vessel squadron to an operational testing exercise....
23:00, 08/30/2019

Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - Tasnim An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers were within range of Iranian missiles, a day after Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked two Saudi Aramco plants....
00:16, 09/15/2019

U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency....
15:00, 07/21/2019

Boeing says disabled alert on 737 Max wasn't necessary for safe operation of aircraft Boeing's statement comes after Southwest Airlines, the company's largest 737 Max customer, said Boeing did not inform it about the disabled alert until after the fatal crash of a Lion Air 737 Max in Indonesia last October....
12:32, 05/06/2019

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airsp...
14:00, 07/21/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Northrop Grumman to integrate countermeasures system on aircraft for U.S., allies Northrop Grumman was awarded a $132 million contract to integrate the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures onto aircraft of the Navy, Army, Britain and Norway....
14:32, 05/02/2019

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
17:16, 06/19/2019

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
14:32, 07/12/2019

| 14 injured after Airbus plane to Mauritius drops 100 metres over turbulence Fourteen people were lightly injured when a flight operated by Spanish charter airline Evelop from Mauritius to Madrid hit severe turbulence, the company says....
16:32, 08/21/2019

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planemaker's recently appointed operations chief said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
07:00, 07/09/2019

With Splayed Wingtips, Fanned Tail, Airbus Tries "Biomimicry" Technology Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with "biomimicry" technology that could eventually lead to......
20:16, 07/19/2019

Airbus launches new A321XLR jet and wins Air Lease Corp orders Airbus launched its A321XLR jet and announced orders for the new model, as the European planemaker aims to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane....
03:48, 06/14/2019

Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile up at its facilities....
10:16, 07/09/2019

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution....
13:16, 07/19/2019

Airbus second-quarter profits rise and beat analyst forecasts Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings and maintained its profit forecast for the year while warning of delivery challenges in the second half....
01:48, 07/31/2019

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
03:48, 06/14/2019

Russia's Aeroflot plans to add nine Airbus A320 Neo to fleet-documents Russia's national flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to add nine medium-haul A320 Neo Airbus planes for about $870 million to its fleet next year, procurement documents show....
11:48, 07/15/2019

CORRECTED-Tanzania to buy new Airbus, De Havilland planes for national carrier Tanzania's government will buy two new Airbus jets and one plane from De Havilland Canada as part of a fleet expansion plan for the national flag carrier, the president said on Thursday....
09:16, 07/20/2019

Airbus Jumps Ahead of Boeing in Midsize-Plane Battle European plane maker Airbus intends to develop its longest-range single-aisle plane yet, adding pressure on rival Boeing, which plans a jet for the same market but is distracted by its 737 MAX crisis....
13:32, 06/17/2019

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
03:16, 06/18/2019

Saudi Budget Carrier Ditches Grounded Boeing MAX For Airbus Saudi budget carrier flyadeal has withdrawn a provisional order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jets, the US plane maker said Sunday, as the airline confirmed a new order for Airbus A320 aircraft....
08:48, 07/07/2019

Boeing's Woes With Its Top-Selling Jet Adds Luster To Airbus' Results With its main rival hobbled by the worldwide grounding of a top-selling jet, Europe's Airbus could seem poised to emerge as the undisputed global aerospace leader....
22:48, 08/03/2019

Airbus Profit Leaps Amid Woes at Rival Boeing The European aircraft maker said its quarterly net profit rose more than fivefold, driven by an increase in deliveries that positions it to overtake Boeing as the industry No. 1....
05:16, 07/31/2019

Boeing and Airbus made huge mistakes, but their dominance is under no threat Boeing and Airbus dominate aviation like precious few duos dominate their industries. That's why both plane makers will probably weather their recent multi-billion dollar mistakes....
15:16, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus pledges boxers' counter-punch to new Boeing mid-jet Airbus held out the prospect of a clash over prices to counter any decision by Boeing to launch a new aircraft in the middle of the jet market, by promising a "left hook, right hook" counter-punch with two of its existing models....
04:00, 05/21/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Airbus keeps outlook as Q1 core earnings rise European planemaker Airbus stuck to its full-year financial targets after reporting slightly higher-than-expected core first-quarter profits, overshadowed by a heavy drain on cash as it stocked parts to ease industrial bottlenecks....
00:48, 04/30/2019

Airbus unveils new jet at Paris airshow and $15bn worth of orders The A321XLR is a long-haul version of the A321neo – a rival to Boeing’s grounded 737 MaxAirbus has stepped up the pressure on arch-rival Boeing on the opening day of the Paris airshow by launching a new long-range small passenger jet and announcing $...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Airbus details Saudi charges, reaffirms output plans Airbus took 297 million euros ($332 million) of charges related to a Saudi border contract after Germany extended a ban on defence exports to the Gulf kingdom, chief financial officer Dominik Asam said....
00:48, 04/30/2019

American Airlines in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: Reuters American Airlines Group is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
15:16, 06/17/2019

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus bounces back with Franke deal Airbus struck a 50-plane deal with veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Airbus is testing a plane with flapping wingtips inspired by the albatross Since the dawn of aviation, birds have been an inspiration for visionaries of flight. And now, engineers are once again looking to feathered friends to inspire the next generation of aircraft wings....
09:48, 08/02/2019

Airbus, French exporters reel as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade row....
10:17, 09/16/2019

Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus announced an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the renewal of the carrier's single-aisle fleet from U.S. rival Boeing a day after the U.S. planemaker made a shock entry into Airbus-supplied IAG....
03:16, 06/19/2019

American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus Jets, in Blow to Boeing American Airlines agreed to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle jets from Airbus—a big order for a new plane that leaves rival Boeing behind in a new race to dominate a potentially promising market for midsize aircraft....
12:16, 06/19/2019

Airbus revises up jet demand forecast, shaves traffic growth Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand over the next 20 years, led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia despite short-term concerns over global trade tensions....
01:00, 09/18/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
10:00, 05/07/2019

'Turn it Off and On Again Every 149 Hours' Is a Concerning Remedy for a $300 Million Airbus Plane's Software Bug Having to occasionally reboot a sluggish laptop after a few days of use is a minor inconvenience for a $1,000 gadget. But what about a $300 million+ commercial plane? Airlines who haven’t performed a recent software update on certain models of the Ai...
10:48, 07/30/2019

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation taxes to help the country’s vital tourism industry recover after the Easter attacks that killed...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Lufthansa looks to snap up Thomas Cook's Condor airline Germany's national carrier Lufthansa says it has offered to buy the leisure airline Condor from British parent company Thomas Cook. The acquisition could help Lufthansa expand its long-haul capacity....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Global airline industry cuts profit forecast by more than a fifth Passenger numbers are up but US-China trade dispute poses big threat, says international bodyThe global airline industry is expected to record its lowest profits in five years amid rising fuel costs and weaker world trade.The International Air Transp...
07:16, 06/02/2019

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
22:16, 07/18/2019

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s t...
11:32, 07/08/2019

Chinese airline’s weirdly dark travel ad goes viral In its latest campaign, titled #WhatTravelBringsYou, the unorthodox ad focuses on the bad or unwanted things you can bring back from vacation -- such as weight gain, broken bones, a curse or an unwanted pregnancy....
17:00, 07/16/2019

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more premium seats aboard their planes....
07:00, 08/18/2019

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a letter of intent for 200 of the single-aisle plan...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger’s carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic. The TSA says a...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Passengers could face extra charge to pay for airline failures Airlines should add a levy of "less than 50p" per ticket to pay for the repatriation of passengers when carriers go bust, according to a government-commissioned review....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Airline group predicts another record for summer travel The airline industry’s U.S. trade group is predicting another record for summer travel. Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 257.4 million people will fly on U.S. carriers between June 1 and Aug. 31. That’s a 3.4% increase over last...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It. Onetime Delta boss Richard Anderson has nearly eliminated the railroad’s operating losses, but some train fanatics are fuming about the changes. Among his challenges: congressmen whose rural states and districts are traversed by long-haul trains....
03:16, 07/07/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria's Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways is set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2001....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the industry's IT problems is hard to calculate....
19:32, 06/12/2019

This major airline is expanding its face recognition technology While we all love technology, I’m not sure we thought we’d see the day where airports are scanning our faces to verify our identities.        ...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Airline mechanic accused of trying to sabotage flight with 150 passengers A mechanic for American Airlines was arrested Thursday and accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner shortly before it was set to take off from Miami International Airport for the Bahamas with 150 people on board....
12:32, 09/08/2019

Ask the Captain: What airline dispatchers do; plus, how ground crews know when to move in Captain John Cox explains why the dispatcher is the most important team member after the pilot and how ground crew members know when to move in.       ...
12:00, 08/29/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
18:16, 05/06/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared with the same period a year earlier....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Now We Have To Worry About Airline Mechanics Intentionally Sabotaging Planes Given that there are approximately one million things to worry about when flying through the sky in a giant piece of metal, I thought I’d exceeded all possible opportunities to feel anxious before boarding. But because the world is a terrible place, ...
20:48, 09/06/2019

Recent airline crashes run against trend toward safer flying After a long trend toward greater safety in air travel, there has been an uptick in airline accidents and deaths in 2018 and 2019. Many aviation experts regard that recent increase as a statistical blip, however. They note that accidents and deaths r...
16:48, 05/06/2019

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council on Clean Transportation said Thursday that carbon...
23:32, 09/12/2019

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating costs are eating into the company's earnings....
19:16, 07/30/2019

IndiGo Co-Founder Has No Plans Of Taking Control Of Airline: CEO IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have been rushing to fill the vacuum left by the collapse of Jet Airways, once India's largest carrier, and gain control of its valuable slots....
22:48, 05/19/2019

Why You Shouldn't Book a 'Hidden-City' Airline Ticket In February, German airline Lufthansa sued a passenger for intentionally missing one leg of his flight, taking advantage of a much-whispered-about “hidden-city” loophole....
08:16, 08/02/2019

The airline industry finally moves fares to the cloud For more than half a century, one airline-owned business has handled fare data for the whole industry. Now, ATPCO is taking its operations to the cloud, giving the industry a runway for innovation....
07:16, 07/29/2019

Airline SAS strikes more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Airline pilot charged with killing 3 in Kentucky in 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A pilot for an American Airlines subsidiary was arrested Saturday in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in Kentucky, the state attorney general announced. Christian R. Martin was arrested Saturday at the Louisville airpor...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Dutch Airline KLM Under Fire For Breastfeeding Cover-Up Rule Dutch airline KLM faced criticism Wednesday for policies that "shame women's bodies" after a breastfeeding mother said she was told to cover up in case other passengers were offended....
14:32, 07/17/2019

A Budget Airline Known for Packing in Passengers Tries a New Amenity: More Legroom (Bloomberg) — Allegiant Airlines, a discounter known for squeezing budget-conscious passengers into seats, is trying to entice customers to pay for a new amenity: extra legroom. The unit of Allegiant Travel Co. removed a row of seats on three o...
20:00, 08/26/2019

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
08:16, 05/29/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

‘The plane is too heavy’ – and readers' other budget airline disasters After a passenger boarded an easyJet plane that had a row of backless seats, readers reveal tales of low-cost flying nightmaresBooking a cheap flight can seem a good idea. But reality brings surprises. Such as one easyJet customer’s tweet claiming to...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US p...
19:00, 07/04/2019

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
09:16, 07/18/2019

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Brazil airline Azul could bid for Avianca Brasil's assets after all Brazilian airline Azul SA has registered to participate in a bankruptcy auction for the assets of struggling carrier Avianca Brasil scheduled for next week, potentially walking back a previous decision not to participate....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX 'imminent': CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
16:48, 05/22/2019

Images Show China Building Third - And Largest - Aircraft Carrier: Report Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analysed by a U.S. think tank....
09:00, 05/07/2019

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been any crashes...
05:32, 05/24/2019

F-35s to get warfare system upgrades, laser shock peening to strengthen aircraft BAE was awarded a $74.9 million contract to improve electronic warfare capabilities of F-35s, and the Navy announced a facility to provide laser shock peening to strengthen components on parts of the global F-35 fleet....
06:00, 08/22/2019

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
18:16, 07/11/2019

India Conducts Flight Test Of Unmanned Scramjet Demonstration Aircraft India successfully conducted the maiden flight test of indigenously developed unmanned scramjet demonstration aircraft for hypersonic speed flight from a base off Odisha coast today, defence sources......
08:16, 06/12/2019

35 Injured on Air Canada Flight to Australia After Aircraft Hits 'Sudden Turbulence' Dozens of passengers aboard an Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia on Thursday were injured after the aircraft met “un-forecasted and sudden turbulence,” forcing the plane’s pilots to make an emergency landing in Honolulu.Read more....
17:48, 07/11/2019

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a family spokesman said on Tuesday....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Port visit canceled to speed aircraft carrier’s deployment to Mideast The decision to have the USS Abraham Lincoln skip a planned trip to Croatia was in response to “recent and clear indications” that Iran was preparing to attack U.S. troops, officials said....
12:16, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy aircraft over Caribbean Sea, US military says A U.S. Navy intelligence aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan fighter jet over the Caribbean Sea on Friday in a move that U.S. officials are calling "unprofessional" and endangered the safety of those on board....
15:00, 07/21/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft The fighter jets "took tactical action" against Russian and Chinese warplanes for violating South Korean airspace. But Russia has denied the allegations, saying the joint patrol was operating in international airspace....
16:00, 07/23/2019

9 dead after twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers crashes in Hawaii _____ Nine people are dead after a twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers went down near a Hawaii airfield Friday night, officials said. The crash occurred near Dillingham Airfield, on the north shore of Oahu, the Hawaii Department of Transportation...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Iranian military official claims country's missiles can take out aircraft carrier One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrier, as President Hassan Rouhani said the country did not seek to wage war against any nation....
08:00, 06/19/2019

Report: NATO jets escort Russian aircraft 6 times last week COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic region’s main news agency says NATO fighter jets were scrambled six times last week after Russian military aircraft violated Lithuania’s airspace. The Baltic News Service says NATO jets identified and...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Experimental Plane Shows Supersonic Blasts of Air Could Simplify the Way We Pilot Aircraft The more moving parts a machine has, the more likely it is to eventually fail. It’s an especially problematic rule of thumb for aircraft given the fact that a mechanical failure during a flight can be catastrophic. To help remedy this, a British aero...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out of the Russian playbook....
19:48, 07/22/2019

Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister's aircraft: TASS A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday....
09:00, 08/13/2019

Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing At Kathmandu Airport After Engine Fails A small aircraft belonging to a private airlines in Nepal on Monday made an emergency landing at the Kathmandu airport after one of its engines failed, officials said....
07:16, 09/04/2019

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas site after Gaza rocket fire Israel’s military says its aircraft have carried out strikes on Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel...
18:32, 08/25/2019

Saab offers GlobalEye system to Finland with Gripen aircraft proposal An offer in response to Finland's request for fighter plane procurement includes Gripen planes and GlobalEye early warning planes, aerospace firm Saab said....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Canada launches fighter jet competition, sees first aircraft delivery in 2025 Canada officially launched a long-delayed competition for new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident that there had been no favoritism toward any one contender though some have said the race is tilted towards Lockheed Martin Corp.....
09:32, 07/23/2019

United Tech profit beats on aircraft parts demand after MAX grounding United Technologies on Tuesday raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, aided by an increase in demand for its aircraft maintenance parts and services as airlines grapple with overworked planes due to the grounding of Boeing's MAX jets....
10:00, 07/23/2019

US proposing more tariffs on European goods as part of dispute over aircraft subsidies The U.S. is proposing more tariffs on European goods including coffee and whiskies as part of a continuing dispute over aircraft subsidies.       ...
13:16, 07/02/2019

Honeywell profit rises 21.6% on higher sales of aircraft parts, spares Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a 21.6 percent rise in quarterly profit, as higher demand for air travel drove sales of its aircraft parts and spares....
04:32, 07/18/2019

Royal Air Force intercepts Russian aircraft near British, Estonian airspace Britain's Royal Air Force intercepted Russian aircraft in two separate incidents Thursday, one near British airspace and the other near Estonian airspace....
10:48, 08/09/2019

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
18:00, 07/01/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way back down in this important geopolitical area. CN...
09:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - Tasnim An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles after the U.S. accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants, raising tensions in the Middle East...
00:16, 09/15/2019

Airbus aims to sell more than 1,000 planes over 15 years in Latin America, Caribbean European planemaker Airbus SE plans to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes in the next 15 years in Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting about half the demand expected in the region, an executive of the company told Reuters.    ...
10:32, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-aisle fleet of British Airways owner IAG....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Europe orders urgent Airbus helicopter checks after Norway crash European regulators have ordered immediate checks on recently delivered versions of some Airbus helicopters after a crash in Arctic Norway last month killed five Norwegians and their Swedish pilot....
07:48, 09/11/2019

Boeing raises outlook for airplane demand while Airbus rolls out new model Boeing says the airline industry will need 44,000 new commercial airplanes by 2038. The market value of those planes would reach $6.8 trillion, up from $6.49 trillion estimated last year....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus expects licensing delays to Franco-German warplane project Rows between France and Germany over the common arms export licensing rules they are trying to develop are likely to delay until after the Paris Air Show the concrete launch of a joint Franco-German warplane program, an Airbus official said....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Airbus is pushing ahead in tech as it aims for single-pilot planes, says CTO European aerospace giant Airbus is working on technologies that will cut the number of pilots needed in the cockpit, said Grazia Vittadini, chief technology officer at Airbus....
19:32, 06/27/2019

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321 Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker's all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market....
09:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
01:32, 06/14/2019

Smoke forces Hawaii Airlines Airbus to make emergency landing A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said....
04:32, 08/23/2019

Singapore's Scoot to convert six Airbus orders to larger A321neos, lease 10 Singapore Airlines Ltd's budget offshoot Scoot said on Monday it would convert six Airbus SE A320neo orders to the larger A321neo model and lease another 10 A321neos to help meet the airline's growth goals....
04:48, 07/29/2019

Paris Air Show: Airbus secures over 100 orders for new planes, Boeing records zero Airbus began the first day of the Paris Air Show unveiling a new commercial jet while announcing it had secured orders for over 100 planes while its main competitor, Boeing, left essentially empty-handed...
02:16, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its fleet, as the Franco-Dutch airline group moves to improve fuel efficiency and costs....
12:48, 07/30/2019

Boeing to supply parts for Airbus A320 jets for British Airways Boeing Co said on Monday it would supply parts for A320 jetliners made by its competitor Airbus to supply British Airways, the first such agreement by the U.S. planemaker to support an Airbus aircraft. (Reporting by Eric M. Johnson Editing by Alexand...
06:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus has broken records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow, but planemakers are having to rethink their mantra on comfort as they squeeze ever more miles out of jets designed for shorter trips....
04:16, 06/17/2019

MBDA boss faces battle of wits as Airbus strategy chief The chief executive of European missile maker MBDA is returning to Airbus as head of strategy as the planemaker seeks to modernize its factories and explore future options in defense....
17:48, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX "imminent" - CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
13:16, 04/28/2019

Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s a great way to get yourself into the special screening line at security. But Melissa Yeager of the Ar...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Air India Pilot Accused Of Sex Harassment Barred From Airline Premises An Air India pilot accused of sexual harassment by a junior colleague has been barred from entering the premises of the airline without permission, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying today....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Airline under fire for allegedly refusing to accommodate passenger with autism Man says crew of Delta connecting partner SkyWest did not allow his brother, who has nonverbal autism, to sit with a family memberDelta and their connection partner airline, SkyWest, are the latest airlines to come under fire for discrimination, over...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovernment protests....
06:16, 09/04/2019

Flagship Argentine airline cancels Tuesday flights due to strike Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide strike by labor unions opposed to the austerity program of President Mauricio Macri....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Air India Captain Accused Of Shoplifting In Sydney, Suspended By Airline An Air India pilot has been suspended for stealing from a duty-free shop at Australia's Sydney airport. The incident happened on Saturday, after which a complaint was filed by the Australian Regional......
05:16, 06/23/2019

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. The statement Saturday evening follows...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More re...
22:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. airline group sees record summer travel, despite 737 MAX grounding U.S. summer air travel will hit a new record this year despite the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft after two fatal crashes, a group representing major airlines said on Tuesday....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Airline SAS strike hits more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
19:16, 05/29/2019

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Is It Worth Taking a Short Flight to Get Airline Elite Status? It used to be a pretty safe assumption that the more you flew, the more perks you got. If you spent enough time in an airplane, you could trade that time for a better experience on future flights: roomier seats, early check-in, free bags or whatever ...
15:00, 07/15/2019

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) by the end of June....
02:32, 05/24/2019

Boeing jet trouble leads to cuts at Europe’s busiest airline Europe’s biggest airline by passengers, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded globally after two fatal crashe...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Indian airline technician dies after getting trapped in plane door A technician for Indian airline SpiceJet died in a freak accident in Kolkata on Wednesday morning, after accidentally getting trapped in a plane door....
05:16, 07/10/2019

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
22:00, 08/13/2019

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 million in damage. Canadian geese are the biggest and most costly culprit, causing $93.8 million in damag...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in case of an emergency....
20:32, 04/29/2019

German economic minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely takes weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United States and Europe....
10:16, 07/11/2019

Boeing's Tapestry Solutions announces $259M military aircraft software contract Boeing's Tapestry Solutions division announced a 10-year, $259 million contract to provide Weapon Planning Software to the U.S. military and its allies....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third and largest aircraft carrier - analysts Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
19:00, 05/07/2019

'Peace through strength': Navy sails an aircraft carrier through disputed South China Sea The U.S. Navy sailed an aircraft carrier through the South China Sea in a show of force against China in the midst of disputes over the strategically crucial trade zone....
03:48, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-United Tech profit beats on aircraft parts demand after MAX grounding United Technologies on Tuesday raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, aided by an increase in demand for its aircraft maintenance parts and services as airlines grapple with overworked planes due to the grounding of Boeing's MAX jets....
09:32, 07/23/2019

Florida military bases move warships, aircraft ahead of Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph, moving northwest at 10 mph toward Florida and expected to make landfall on Monday or Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said...
23:32, 08/30/2019

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcry....
15:32, 08/24/2019

Satellite images show China is building its third and largest aircraft carrier: reports Images released by a Washington-based think-tank show construction on China’s third and largest aircraft carrier, activity analysts believe might challenge U.S. strategic superiority in East Asia.  ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Syrian Anti-Aircraft Defences Fire At Enemy Targets Over Damascus: Report Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Saturday fired at 'enemy targets' over Damascus, state media said, as the UK-based the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported "probable Israeli air strikes"....
01:00, 08/25/2019

Exclusive: Analysts - Images show construction on China's third - and largest - aircraft carrier Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory approval....
07:32, 05/25/2019

Boeing suspends test for new 777X aircraft following cargo door explosion: report Boeing had to stop running load tests on its new 777X aircraft following reports of a faulty cargo door, officials said. “During final load testing on the 777X static test airplane, the team encountered an issue that required suspension of the test,”...
00:16, 09/08/2019

Iran military commander: Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Pricing Issue Of 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Finalised: Defence Ministry The issue of pricing of 83 Tejas light combat aircraft to be manufactured by state-run aerospace Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has been finalised and the contract is likely to be signed in the next......
13:16, 09/05/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....
20:32, 07/22/2019

Exclusive: Airbus plans A321 Toulouse expansion in traces of axed superjumbo Airbus is poised to open a new assembly line for the A321neo in Toulouse, France, easing a grip on production of the hot-selling jetliner enjoyed by workers in Germany and accelerating an industrial rethink caused by the demise of the much larger A38...
15:16, 08/06/2019

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
17:16, 05/30/2019

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chances Airbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of rival Lockheed Martin Corp ....
22:00, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Dozens of Airbus A380s face urgent checks after cracked part dug from ice Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw in a recently salvaged cracked part in a move likely to trigger urgent checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos, people familiar with the...
12:32, 08/21/2019

Cracks Found In A380s Models, Airbus To Ask Airlines To Check Older Jets European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in some models, the EU's Aviation Safety Agency said....
09:48, 07/09/2019

Indian airline technician killed after hydraulic door accidentally closed on him A technician from Indian airline SpiceJet was killed in Kolkata early Wednesday morning after flaps covering the aircraft’s main landing gear closed on him during maintenance....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
16:32, 08/14/2019

Airline Pilot, Indicted In Triple Murder, Arrested At Louisville Airport (NBC NEWS) – An airline pilot was arrested Saturday at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport after he was charged in the 2015 murders of three people. A Christian County, Kentucky, grand jury charged Christian Richard Martin with three ...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
03:16, 06/06/2019

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
05:48, 06/21/2019

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
17:48, 05/21/2019

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she ...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Brazil planemaker Embraer signs deal with Japanese airline for two jets Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has signed a contract worth an estimated $97.2 million with Japan's Fuji Dream Airlines for the delivery of two E175 jets, the company said on Tuesday....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Emirates chief commercial officer resigns after airline's profit dives Emirates Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has resigned, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, days after the Gulf airline announced its weakest profit in a decade....
12:00, 05/12/2019

Government Open To Selling Part Of Air India To Foreign Airline: Report Government is open to selling a partial stake in debt-laden state-run carrier Air India to a foreign airline, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
08:48, 09/18/2019

Mystery airline in talks to buy Mitsubishi SpaceJet to serve US regional market The Japanese planemaker Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced it's in discussions with an unnamed U.S. airline over the sale of its SpaceJet M100 aircraft....
08:48, 06/19/2019

Airline passenger accidentally opens emergency exit while searching for the toilet Flying can be pretty stressful. You’ve got all your bags and whatnot, plus the snacks you grabbed in the airport terminal, a magazine or six, and you’re already a little tipsy from two hours at the airport bar… what, just me? Anywa...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Airline wants woman prosecuted for storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert Jet2 has today vowed to prosecute a woman who sparked a hijack alert when she allegedly tried to open the plane’s emergency exit midair. Cabin crew had to drag the passenger to the ground as witnesses said she started to scream, “I’...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Airline, luxury brands follow China’s lead on Hong Kong Cathay Pacific warns employees of “disciplinary consequences” for employees participating in pro-democracy protests, joining a slate of other businesses that are appeasing China by opposing the demonstrators...
20:32, 08/12/2019

Want more legroom on Allegiant? Budget airline is testing a premium seat – for a fee Allegiant has added Allegiant Extra seats on flights out of Los Angeles. For a fee, passengers get extra legroom, priority boarding and a drink.       ...
06:48, 07/25/2019

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
16:16, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
22:16, 07/18/2019

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tuesday. Chinese military planes also intruded into South Korea's aerial identification zone on Tuesday,...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weekend that saw a string of violent incidents in the area....
22:01, 09/08/2019

President Trump Is Spending $20 Billion on an Aircraft Carrier. The Navy Wanted That Money for Cybersecurity In March, a report to the Secretary of the Navy warned that the service is preparing for the wrong war, one fought not with bombs and artillery but with terabytes and artificial intelligence. “We find the Department of the Navy preparing to win...
14:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-German economy minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United States and Europe....
10:16, 07/11/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widel...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Qantas expects final purchase proposals for Sydney-London jets from Airbus, Boeing by Aug Qantas Airways Ltd has asked Airbus SE and Boeing Co to present their "best and final offer" for planes capable of flying 21-hours non-stop from Sydney to London by August, the airline's chief executive said on Monday....
17:32, 06/02/2019

The Boeing 747 and the Airbus A330 are two of the most popular choices for presidential jets. Here's how the world's leaders travel. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images The Boeing VC25 is arguably the most famous jetliner in the world. Most people know the plane by the callsign it's assigned when the President of the United States is on board, Air Force One. A larger number of promine...
19:16, 09/07/2019

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
06:32, 06/17/2019

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
16:16, 07/10/2019