Airline News

British Airways Monday Flight Update

May 29, 2017

British Airways Monday Flight Update

British Airways said it will operate a full flight schedule from Gatwick and most long-haul flights from Heathrow on Monday.


British Airways Flights, Italy Strike Update

May 28, 2017

British Airways Flights, Italy Strike Update

British Airways said it will operate the majority of its flights on Sunday, as the airline recovers from Saturday’s major IT system failure.


British Airways Cancels Heathrow, Gatwick Flights After IT Failure

May 27, 2017

British Airways Cancels Heathrow, Gatwick Flights After IT Failure

British Airways has cancelled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports for the rest of Saturday because of a computer systems outage.


SWISS Receives First Bombardier CS300

May 26, 2017

SWISS Receives First Bombardier CS300

Swiss International Air Lines took delivery of its first Bombardier CS300 on Friday, the first carrier to operate both CSeries models.


Wizz Air Full Year Net Profit Up 27 Pct

May 25, 2017

Wizz Air Full Year Net Profit Up 27 Pct

Low cost carrier Wizz Air reported a full year net profit of EUR€246 million (USD$276.2 million), a 27.5 percent increase on last year.



AirAsia Profit Slides On Higher Fuel Costs

May 25, 2017

AirAsia Profit Slides On Higher Fuel Costs

Malaysia’s AirAsia posted a lower net profit for the first quarter as higher revenue was cancelled out by increased fuel and staff costs.


Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

May 24, 2017

Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

Strikes by Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff on Sunday May 28 are expected to cause delays and some flight cancellations.


Delta, Aeromexico Add Trans-Border Routes, Capacity

May 24, 2017

Delta, Aeromexico Add Trans-Border Routes, Capacity

The joint cooperation agreement between Delta Air Lines and Aeroméxico is bearing fruit as the carriers announce new routes and additional flights on existing routes.


Aeroflot Off To A Strong Start In 2017

May 24, 2017

Aeroflot Off To A Strong Start In 2017

Aeroflot reported strong growth in passenger traffic numbers for April and the first four months of the year.


AirAsia X Q1 Profit Drops On Currency, Fuel Costs

May 23, 2017

AirAsia X Q1 Profit Drops On Currency, Fuel Costs

Malaysia’s AirAsia X reported a 94 percent drop in first quarter net profit as higher fuel and staff costs weighed.


AAPA Cautions Against Over-reaction On Inflight Electronics

May 23, 2017

AAPA Cautions Against Over-reaction On Inflight Electronics

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has cautioned against “ill-judged reactionary measures” as the United States appears close to extending its ban on large electronic devices in aircraft cabins.


Horizon Air Pilots Approve Pay Increase

May 23, 2017

Horizon Air Pilots Approve Pay Increase

Pilots at Horizon Air have voted to accept amended contract terms, which include salary increases.


Cathay Pacific To Cut 600 Jobs

May 22, 2017

Cathay Pacific To Cut 600 Jobs

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced plans to make about 600 people based at its head office in Hong Kong redundant.


Hainan Air To Buy 19 Boeing Aircraft

May 22, 2017

Hainan Air To Buy 19 Boeing Aircraft

China's Hainan Airlines said it will buy 19 Boeing aircraft in a deal valued at USD$4.2 billion at current list prices.


Singapore Air’s Net Profit Drops 55 Percent

May 18, 2017

Singapore Air’s Net Profit Drops 55 Percent

Singapore Airlines reported a 55 percent drop in full year net profit as a soft fourth quarter hit the overall result.