Airline News

Eurowings Cabin Crew Union Agree Extra Staff

September 20, 2017

Eurowings Cabin Crew Union Agree Extra Staff

Eurowings and the Verdi union representing cabin crew have reached agreement on short notice recruitment of staff.


Auckland Jet Fuel Shortage To Last For Days

September 20, 2017

Auckland Jet Fuel Shortage To Last For Days

The aviation fuel supply problems at New Zealand’s Auckland Airport are likely to continue for another few days, the country’s only jet fuel provider said.


Spicejet Flight Skids Off Runway In Mumbai

September 19, 2017

Spicejet Flight Skids Off Runway In Mumbai

A SpiceJet flight with 183 passengers onboard overshot a runway at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji airport on Tuesday evening.


Condor To Fly Some Air Berlin Routes

September 19, 2017

Condor To Fly Some Air Berlin Routes

Thomas Cook Group airline Condor has announced plans to fly some long-haul routes abandoned by bankrupt German carrier Air Berlin.


Ryanair Lists Six Week Flight Cancellations

September 18, 2017

Ryanair Lists Six Week Flight Cancellations

Ryanair published a list of flights it will cancel over the next six weeks as it seeks to extract itself from its self-inflicted problems over pilot leave.



Some Auckland Flights Hit As Pipeline Repairs Continue

September 18, 2017

Some Auckland Flights Hit As Pipeline Repairs Continue

More flights were cancelled on Monday and Tuesday at New Zealand’s main international airport in Auckland as work continued to repair a broken fuel pipe.


Ryanair Cancels Flights To Improve Punctuality

September 15, 2017

Ryanair Cancels Flights To Improve Punctuality

Ryanair will cancel up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks as it seeks to “improve its system-wide punctuality.”


Cathay Pacific Firms Up Airbus A321neo Order

September 13, 2017

Cathay Pacific Firms Up Airbus A321neo Order

Cathay Pacific and Airbus have agreed final terms for an order for 32 A321neo aircraft, in a deal worth USD$4.06 billion at list prices.


Air Berlin Cancels Flights As Pilots Call In Sick

September 13, 2017

Air Berlin Cancels Flights As Pilots Call In Sick

Air Berlin cancelled another 32 flights on Wednesday, down from Tuesday’s total, as some pilots continued to call in sick.


easyJet Launches Flight Connections Service

September 13, 2017

easyJet Launches Flight Connections Service

Low cost carrier easyJet has announced a new flight connections booking service, initially at its London Gatwick hub, with launch partners WestJet and Norwegian.


Malaysia Air, Boeing Sign 16-plane MOU

September 12, 2017

Malaysia Air, Boeing Sign 16-plane MOU

Malaysia Airlines and Boeing have signed an MOU for an order for eight 787-9s and purchase rights for eight 737 MAX 8s.


Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights

September 12, 2017

Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights

Some Air Berlin pilots added to the carrier’s problems on Tuesday after 200 called in sick, causing the cancellation of more than 100 flights.


Ryanair To Expand Frankfurt Main Base

September 12, 2017

Ryanair To Expand Frankfurt Main Base

Ryanair will expand its Frankfurt Main airport base in 2018 with the addition of a further three aircraft and 34 routes.


Airlines Resume Services as Irma Recovery Continues

September 12, 2017

Airlines Resume Services as Irma Recovery Continues

As airports in Florida and southeast US continued their clear up and airlines started to reintroduce service on some routes, Tropical Storm Irma was downgraded to a tropical depression.


Air Berlin Cancels More Long-haul Routes

September 11, 2017

Air Berlin Cancels More Long-haul Routes

Troubled German airline Air Berlin, which entered preliminary insolvency proceedings last month, has cancelled more flights as it reduces its long-haul fleet.