Airline News

ANA To Cancel Some 787 Flights

August 26, 2016

ANA To Cancel Some 787 Flights

Japan’s All Nippon Airways will cancel nine domestic Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights on Friday as it fixes problems with the aircraft’s Rolls-Royce engines.


Four US Airlines Fined For Inaccurate Information

August 26, 2016

Four US Airlines Fined For Inaccurate Information

The US Department of Transportation has fined Alaska, American, Southwest, and United airlines for providing inaccurate information to passengers about how much compensation they could receive.


Man Arrested After Crashing Truck Into Plane

August 26, 2016

Man Arrested After Crashing Truck Into Plane

A partly clothed man was arrested at Eppley Airfield in Omaha after he climbed a boundary fence and ran down a runway.


Air New Zealand Makes Record Full Year Profit

August 26, 2016

Air New Zealand Makes Record Full Year Profit

Air New Zealand announced a record net profit for the financial year to June 30, on strong inbound tourism.


MH370 Search Likely To End In December

August 24, 2016

MH370 Search Likely To End In December

The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is expected to finish by the end of the year, the agency coordinating the search said in a statement.



Qantas Posts Record Profit As Turnaround Continues

August 24, 2016

Qantas Posts Record Profit As Turnaround Continues

Australia’s Qantas Airways announced a record underlying profit of AUD$1.53 billion (USD$1.167 billion), up 57 percent from the previous financial year.


AirAsia X Posts Small Quarterly Profit

August 23, 2016

AirAsia X Posts Small Quarterly Profit

AirAsia X announced a second quarter profit on higher revenue as passenger numbers increased.


Flights Cancelled As Typhoon Hits Tokyo

August 22, 2016

Flights Cancelled As Typhoon Hits Tokyo

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at Tokyo airports on Monday as heavy rain caused by Typhoon Mindulle lashed the area.


British Airways Cabin Crew Vote For Industrial Action

August 18, 2016

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote For Industrial Action

British Airways cabin crew have voted for industrial action over the airline's new "unfair" performance scheme.


Qatar Air Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

August 18, 2016

Qatar Air Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

A Qatar Airways Airbus A330 made an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport after a bird strike caused an engine fire.


United Announces Executive Appointments

August 18, 2016

United Announces Executive Appointments

United Airlines has appointed Andrew Levy as chief financial officer and Julia Haywood as chief commercial officer as CEO Oscar Munoz fills out his executive team.


Cathay Pacific's H1 Profit Drops 82 Pct

August 17, 2016

Cathay Pacific's H1 Profit Drops 82 Pct

Cathay Pacific Airways' first half net profit dropped 82 percent to HKD$353 million as economic fragility and intense competition limited corporate travel.


El Al Doubles Second Quarter Profit

August 17, 2016

El Al Doubles Second Quarter Profit

El Al Israel Airlines reported a doubling of net profit for its second quarter to USD$35 million.


Ryanair To Lift Italy Investment After Tax U-Turn

August 17, 2016

Ryanair To Lift Italy Investment After Tax U-Turn

Ryanair said it will invest USD$1 billion in new aircraft as it reversed a decision to scale back operations in Italy.


A4A Expects 4 Pct Rise In US Holiday Air Travel

August 17, 2016

A4A Expects 4 Pct Rise In US Holiday Air Travel

Industry trade group, Airlines for America, expects 15.6 million people to fly on scheduled US airline services over the Labor Day holiday period, up 4 percent from last year.