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LaMia Airline CEO To Be Held Until Trial

December 9, 2016

The chief executive of the LaMia charter airline whose plane crashed in Colombia last month has been arrested and will be detained until trial.


EU Proposes Stronger Pilot Mental Health Checks

December 9, 2016

EU Proposes Stronger Pilot Mental Health Checks

European aviation safety regulator EASA has published proposals to improve support to pilots who have mental health concerns, and increase checks before and during employment.


Lufthansa, Pilot Union To Resume Talks

December 9, 2016

Lufthansa, Pilot Union To Resume Talks

The Lufthansa pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit said it will resume negotiations with the airline and will take no further strike action while talks are ongoing.


Iran Aseman Airlines Banned From EU Flying

December 8, 2016

Iran Aseman Airlines has been banned from flying in the European Union because of safety concerns.


IAMSA Takes Full Control Of VivaAerobús

December 8, 2016

IAMSA Takes Full Control Of VivaAerobús

Mexico's IAMSA Group has bought out Irelandia Aviation's stake in VivaAerobús to become the sole owner of the low cost carrier.



Philippine Air Orders Five Bombardier Q400s

December 8, 2016

Philippine Air Orders Five Bombardier Q400s

Philippine Airlines has firmed up an order for five Bombardier Q400 aircraft, a deal worth USD$165 million at list prices.


US Airlines To See 3.5 Pct More Passengers

December 8, 2016

US Airlines To See 3.5 Pct More Passengers

US airline trade group Airlines for America said over 45 million people will fly on US carriers worldwide over the 21-day winter holiday season.


Lufthansa Appoints Eurowings Chief

December 7, 2016

Lufthansa Appoints Eurowings Chief

Thorsten Dirks has been appointed to Lufthansa’s supervisory board, responsible for the development and expansion of low-cost subsidiary Eurowings.


Air Freight Demand Rose 8.2 Pct In October - IATA

December 7, 2016

Air Freight Demand Rose 8.2 Pct In October - IATA

Demand for global air freight rose 8.2 percent in October compared with 2015, the fastest growth in 18 months IATA said in its monthly report.


Passenger Traffic Demand Up 5.8 Pct In October - IATA

December 7, 2016

Passenger Traffic Demand Up 5.8 Pct In October - IATA

Global passenger traffic demand in October rose 5.8 percent, a slight slowing of growth from September, IATA said.