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ACI Opposes New Airport Checkpoints

May 27, 2016

ACI Opposes New Airport Checkpoints

The UN's ICAO should avoid creating new checkpoints outside airport terminals as it draws up guidelines to improve security in the wake of recent attacks, the head of Airports Council International said.


Boeing Mulls Larger 737 MAX Engine - Report

May 29, 2016

Boeing Mulls Larger 737 MAX Engine - Report

Boeing is considering putting a larger engine on the 737 in an effort to blunt the success of the Airbus A321neo that outsells it by four to one.


EasyGroup Calls For Removal Of Fastjet Chairman

May 27, 2016

EasyGroup Calls For Removal Of Fastjet Chairman

African budget airline Fastjet's second-largest shareholder, easyGroup, asked the company to call for a general meeting seeking the removal of Chairman Colin Child.


Lufthansa Suspends Caracas Flights

May 29, 2016

Lufthansa Suspends Caracas Flights

Lufthansa will temporarily suspend flights to Venezuela from June due to economic difficulties in the South American nation and problems converting local currency.


AirAsia Gets Takeover Offer For Leasing Unit

May 29, 2016

AirAsia Gets Takeover Offer For Leasing Unit

AirAsia has received a USD$1 billion offer for its aircraft leasing unit, according to a media report.



Demand Slows As Airlines Confront Security

May 30, 2016

Demand Slows As Airlines Confront Security

Passenger demand in April rose at its slowest rate since January 2015, weighed by the March attacks in Brussels and highlighting safety as one of the main challenges facing airline executives meeting this week.