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Brazil Seeks USD$1.4 Bln From Airport Stake Sale - Report

May 25, 2016

Brazil Seeks USD$1.4 Bln From Airport Stake Sale - Report

Brazilian airport authority Infraero plans to raise BRR5 billion reais (USD$1.4 billion) by selling part of its minority stakes in five airports as early as the end of this year, according to a media report


TSA Says US Airports Still Understaffed For Peak Travel

May 25, 2016

TSA Says US Airports Still Understaffed For Peak Travel

The US Transportation Security Administration is taking steps to shorten delays at security checks including moving officers to different posts, but still lacks the staffing to handle peak travel times.


No Sign Of EgyptAir Technical Problems Before Takeoff

May 24, 2016

No Sign Of EgyptAir Technical Problems Before Takeoff

The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, people within the Egyptian investigation committee said.


China To Encourage Airlines To Go International

May 24, 2016

China To Encourage Airlines To Go International

China will further expand air rights and improve the way it allocates international routes to domestic airlines as it tries to encourage them to participate in the international market.


CityJet Takes Delivery Of Sukhoi Superjet

May 24, 2016

CityJet Takes Delivery Of Sukhoi Superjet

CityJet has become the first western European airline to take delivery of a Sukhoi Superjet 100, pitched to compete internationally with planes made by Embraer and Bombardier.



EgyptAir Remains Point To Explosion - Forensics

May 24, 2016

EgyptAir Remains Point To Explosion - Forensics

Human remains retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight suggest that there was an explosion on board the plane, although no traces of explosives have been detected, an Egyptian forensics official said.


Norwegian Air Seeking To Add More 787s

May 24, 2016

Norwegian Air Seeking To Add More 787s

Norwegian Air will continue to seek more Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft for its long-haul fleet after signing a deal with CIT Aerospace to lease two aircraft from 2018.


Embraer Announces First Flight Of E190-E2

May 23, 2016

Embraer Announces First Flight Of E190-E2

Embraer on Monday announced the first flight of the next generation E190-E2 narrow-body aircraft, months ahead of schedule and below the expected weight.


TSA Head Of Security Removed From Post - Report

May 23, 2016

TSA Head Of Security Removed From Post - Report

The head of security for the US Transportation Security Administration has been removed from his position, according to a media report.


Turkish Air Plane Evacuated After Bomb Hoax

May 23, 2016

Turkish Air Plane Evacuated After Bomb Hoax

A Turkish Airlines aircraft at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport was evacuated and searched after a note threatening a bomb attack was found on board on Monday, although it later turned out to be a hoax.