Airline News

British Airways To Fly All Passengers During Strike

January 19, 2017

British Airways To Fly All Passengers During Strike

British Airways says all passengers will be able to fly to their destinations during the three day cabin crew strike starting Thursday, 19th January.


Former Garuda CEO In Indonesia Graft Probe

January 19, 2017

Former Garuda CEO In Indonesia Graft Probe

Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission has named a former chief executive of Garuda Indonesia in connection with a bribery probe into a contract involving Rolls-Royce aero engines.


Tigerair Australia Bali Flights Restart Feb 3

January 19, 2017

Tigerair Australia Bali Flights Restart Feb 3

Tigerair Australia said it has received Indonesian government approval to restart flights to Bali.


Latam Airlines 767 Found With Bullet Hole

January 18, 2017

Latam Airlines 767 Found With Bullet Hole

Latam Airlines has found a bullet hole in the wing of one of its aircraft during routine maintenance in Brazil.


Etihad Not Looking At Lufthansa Stake

January 18, 2017

Etihad Not Looking At Lufthansa Stake

Etihad Airways’ chief executive says the airline has no plans to acquire a stake in Lufthansa.



Ryanair May Stop UK Domestic Flights

January 18, 2017

Ryanair May Stop UK Domestic Flights

Ireland’s Ryanair may abandon its domestic routes in Britain rather than seek a UK operating license.


Underwater Search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 Ends

January 17, 2017

Underwater Search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 Ends

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 has been suspended with no sign of the wreckage of the Boeing 777 found.


United Airlines Q4 Profit Down 52 Percent

January 17, 2017

United Airlines Q4 Profit Down 52 Percent

United Airlines reported fourth quarter 2016 net income of USD$397 million, a 52 percent fall from 2015.


Qantas Grounds 10 Aircraft Over Inspections

January 17, 2017

Qantas Grounds 10 Aircraft Over Inspections

Australia's Qantas grounded 10 Bombardier Q400 aircraft on Tuesday after an “administrative issue” over inspections.


Flynas Signs USD$8.67 Bln Airbus A320neo Order

January 16, 2017

Flynas Signs USD$8.67 Bln Airbus A320neo Order

Saudi Arabian low cost carrier flynas has ordered 60 A320neo aircraft, and upgraded a previous order for 20 A320ceos.


Cargo Jet Crashes In Kyrgyzstan, 37 Dead

January 16, 2017

An ACT Airlines Boeing 747 freighter has crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan killing at least 37 people.


SpiceJet Adds To Boeing 737 MAX Order

January 13, 2017

SpiceJet Adds To Boeing 737 MAX Order

India’s SpiceJet has announced an order with Boeing for 100 737 MAX 8s in a deal worth USD$11 billion at current list prices.


British Airways Cabin Crew Call 3 Day Strike

January 12, 2017

British Airways Cabin Crew Call 3 Day Strike

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ employment terms will strike for three days next week, the Unite union said.


Delta’s Fourth Quarter Profit Falls 37 Pct

January 12, 2017

Delta’s Fourth Quarter Profit Falls 37 Pct

Delta Air Lines posted a 37 percent drop in fourth quarter net income to USD$622 million, mainly due to a new agreement with its pilots.


Tigerair Australia To Fly 2,000 Passengers Home

January 12, 2017

Tigerair Australia To Fly 2,000 Passengers Home

Tigerair Australia said it had been given permission by the Indonesian government to operate some Bali to Australia flights to take passengers home.