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SWISS Receives First Bombardier CS300

May 26, 2017

SWISS Receives First Bombardier CS300

Swiss International Air Lines took delivery of its first Bombardier CS300 on Friday, the first carrier to operate both CSeries models.


Wizz Air Full Year Net Profit Up 27 Pct

May 25, 2017

Wizz Air Full Year Net Profit Up 27 Pct

Low cost carrier Wizz Air reported a full year net profit of EUR€246 million (USD$276.2 million), a 27.5 percent increase on last year.


BOC Aviation Orders Six Airbus Neos

May 25, 2017

BOC Aviation Orders Six Airbus Neos

BOC Aviation has placed an order for six Airbus aircraft, in a deal worth over a billion US dollars at current list prices.


AirAsia Profit Slides On Higher Fuel Costs

May 25, 2017

AirAsia Profit Slides On Higher Fuel Costs

Malaysia’s AirAsia posted a lower net profit for the first quarter as higher revenue was cancelled out by increased fuel and staff costs.


Delta, Aeromexico Add Trans-Border Routes, Capacity

May 24, 2017

Delta, Aeromexico Add Trans-Border Routes, Capacity

The joint cooperation agreement between Delta Air Lines and Aeroméxico is bearing fruit as the carriers announce new routes and additional flights on existing routes.



Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

May 24, 2017

Italy ATC, Some Alitalia Workers Call Sunday Strikes

Strikes by Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff on Sunday May 28 are expected to cause delays and some flight cancellations.


Aeroflot Off To A Strong Start In 2017

May 24, 2017

Aeroflot Off To A Strong Start In 2017

Aeroflot reported strong growth in passenger traffic numbers for April and the first four months of the year.


Newark Airport Reopens After Aircraft Engine Fire

May 23, 2017

Newark’s Liberty Airport has reopened after an engine fire caused an aircraft evacuation on Tuesday evening.


AAPA Cautions Against Over-reaction On Inflight Electronics

May 23, 2017

AAPA Cautions Against Over-reaction On Inflight Electronics

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has cautioned against “ill-judged reactionary measures” as the United States appears close to extending its ban on large electronic devices in aircraft cabins.


AirAsia X Q1 Profit Drops On Currency, Fuel Costs

May 23, 2017

AirAsia X Q1 Profit Drops On Currency, Fuel Costs

Malaysia’s AirAsia X reported a 94 percent drop in first quarter net profit as higher fuel and staff costs weighed.