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US To Review Pilot Mental Health

May 27, 2015

A panel of experts from government and industry will review how the US Federal Aviation Administration monitors the mental health of commercial pilots and will make recommendations within six months.
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US To Review Pilot Mental Health

Focus Now On Ryanair In Aer Lingus Takeover

May 27, 2015

After securing approval of the Irish government for its takeover offer for Aer Lingus, IAG must now seek the backing of the Irish airline's other major shareholder, Ryanair, to seal the deal.
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Focus Now On Ryanair In Aer Lingus Takeover

Etihad Says To Add USD$6.2 Bln To US Economy

May 27, 2015

Etihad Airways' contribution to the US economy will almost double to USD$6.2 billion by 2020, it said in an apparent counter to allegations that government subsidies gave it an unfair advantage over competition.
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Etihad Says To Add USD$6.2 Bln To US Economy

Skymark Restructuring Meets Airbus Opposition

May 27, 2015

Airbus, a major creditor to Japan's failed Skymark Airlines, has expressed its opposition to ANA's participation in Skymark's restructuring, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
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Skymark Restructuring Meets Airbus Opposition

Wizz Air Sees Growth As Annual Profit Soars

May 27, 2015

Wizz Air reported a 67 percent jump in annual profit and said it was confident of further profit growth this year as it continues to expand capacity.
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Wizz Air Sees Growth As Annual Profit Soars

Ryanair Targets easyjet To Maintain Profit Momentum

May 27, 2015

Ryanair has forecast a 10 percent rise in passenger numbers and profit in its current financial year as it targets more primary airports and improves its online offering to compete better with rivals.
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Ryanair Targets easyjet To Maintain Profit Momentum

Singapore Air Investigates Engine Power-Loss

May 27, 2015

Singapore Airlines is investigating how one of its Airbus A330-300s temporarily lost power in both Rolls-Royce engines in mid-flight.
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Singapore Air Investigates Engine Power-Loss

Irish Government Backs Aer Lingus Share Sale

May 26, 2015

The Irish government has agreed to sell its 25 percent stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, paving the way for the owner of British Airways and Iberia to make a formal bid for the Irish carrier.
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Irish Government Backs Aer Lingus Share Sale

US Investigates 11 Threats To International Flights

May 26, 2015

US government agencies are investigating at least 11 threats against specific international commercial flights on Monday afternoon, apparently phoned in to police by the same person.
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US Investigates 11 Threats To International Flights

Air France Probe After Jet Flies Near Mountain

May 26, 2015

French investigators will examine how an Air France Boeing 777 with 36 people on board narrowly avoided hitting the highest mountain in central Africa in early May.
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Air France Probe After Jet Flies Near Mountain

Ryanair Profit Surges 66 Percent

May 26, 2015

Ryanair celebrated the success of its image makeover after higher passenger numbers helped push the Irish airline to a 66 percent rise in full-year profit.
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Ryanair Profit Surges 66 Percent

Skymark Creditor Wants To Block ANA Stake

May 26, 2015

Skymark Airlines' biggest creditor, aircraft leasing company Intrepid Aviation, plans to try to block ANA from taking a 16.5 percent stake in the discount carrier, two people said.
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Skymark Creditor Wants To Block ANA Stake

Pilot Strike At SAS Continues

May 26, 2015

A strike by some pilots at Scandinavian airline SAS continued for a sixth day on Tuesday and may escalate, a spokesman for the striking staff said.
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Pilot Strike At SAS Continues

US Fighter Jets Escort Air France Flight To JFK

May 25, 2015

An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by two US F-15 fighter jets to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight.
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US Fighter Jets Escort Air France Flight To JFK

Malaysia Air To Be Completely Revamped - CEO

May 25, 2015

Malaysia Airlines is set to undergo a complete overhaul as it is restructured into a new company, with a rebranding that will be unveiled next week and changes planned to its fleet and network strategies.
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Malaysia Air To Be Completely Revamped - CEO
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