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LATAM Airlines Second Quarter Loss Deepens

August 17, 2017

LATAM Airlines Second Quarter Loss Deepens

LATAM Airlines Group dropped deeper into the red in its second quarter, as foreign exchange losses hit the bottom line.


US Holiday Air Travel To Increase 5 Percent

August 16, 2017

US Holiday Air Travel To Increase 5 Percent

Airline lobby group Airlines for America projects a 5 percent increase in passenger numbers over the US Labor Day holiday.


Cathay Pacific First-Half Loss Rockets

August 16, 2017

Cathay Pacific First-Half Loss Rockets

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways reported an increased first half loss of 681 percent, blaming intense competition and higher fuel costs.


airberlin Applies For Bankruptcy Protection

August 15, 2017

airberlin Applies For Bankruptcy Protection

Germany’s second largest airline airberlin has started insolvency proceedings “under self-administration” to allow it to restructure under bankruptcy protection.


Boeing Takes US$1.79 Bln Air Lease Order

August 8, 2017

Boeing Takes US$1.79 Bln Air Lease Order

US aircraft lessor Air Lease and Boeing have agreed terms for a firm order for 14 aircraft including 12 737 MAXs previously announced at the Paris Air Show.



Emirates’ 2016 Dubai Crash Update Released

August 7, 2017

Emirates’ 2016 Dubai Crash Update Released

An interim report on the crash of an Emirates Boeing 777 in Dubai last year has been released on the first anniversary of the accident.


June Passenger Traffic Shows Strong Growth - IATA

August 3, 2017

June Passenger Traffic Shows Strong Growth - IATA

Global passenger traffic demand rose 7.8 percent in June, with all regions reporting growth, IATA said in its monthly update.


British Airways Cabin Crew To Extend Strike Again

August 3, 2017

British Airways Cabin Crew To Extend Strike Again

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ employment terms have announced a two week extension to their current strike.


BOC Aviation Orders 10 Boeing 737 MAX 10s

August 3, 2017

BOC Aviation Orders 10 Boeing 737 MAX 10s

Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation has ordered 10 Boeing 737 MAX 10s in a deal worth USD$1.25 billion at current list prices.


Global Air Freight Demand Strong In First Half

August 2, 2017

Global Air Freight Demand Strong In First Half

Global demand for air freight grew by 10.4 percent in the first six months of 2017, the strongest first half performance since the global financial crisis in 2010.