Airline News

Ryanair Agrees Union Recognition Deal In Germany

July 19, 2018

Ryanair Agrees Union Recognition Deal In Germany

Ryanair has reached a recognition agreement with the Ver.di union for the airline’s directly employed cabin crew in Germany.


Nigeria To Launch Nigeria Air In December

July 19, 2018

Nigeria To Launch Nigeria Air In December

Nigeria’s aviation minister announced at the Farnborough Airshow that the country’s new national airline will be called Nigeria Air and will launch in December.


BA’s Heathrow Flights Returning To Normal

July 19, 2018

BA’s Heathrow Flights Returning To Normal

Flights at London’s Heathrow Airport were returning to normal, but with some delays, on Thursday morning after a double whammy of incidents caused delays and cancellations on Wednesday.


Air Nostrum, CityJet Sign Agreement To Enter JV

July 17, 2018

Air Nostrum, CityJet Sign Agreement To Enter JV

Irish airline CityJet and Spanish regional carrier Air Nostrum have signed a letter of intent to establish a joint holding company for the two airlines.


Ryanair Pilot Strike Causes More Flight Cancellations

July 17, 2018

Ryanair Pilot Strike Causes More Flight Cancellations

Ryanair has cancelled 24 flights for Friday as some of its Ireland-based pilots strike for a second 24-hour period.



Air France, KLM Merge JVs With China Southern, Xiamen

July 16, 2018

Air France, KLM Merge JVs With China Southern, Xiamen

Air France, KLM, China Southern and Xiamen Airlines announced that they will merge their two existing agreements to create a single joint venture.


Qatar Air Orders Five Flight Simulators From CAE

July 16, 2018

Qatar Air Orders Five Flight Simulators From CAE

Qatar Airways ordered five full-flight simulators and two flight training devices from Canada’s CAE Group in a signing ceremony at the Farnborough Airshow.


Embraer Books United Airlines E175 Order

July 16, 2018

Embraer Books United Airlines E175 Order

Embraer received a boost at the Farnborough Airshow on Monday with a United Airlines firm order for 25 E175 regional jets.


Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing, 33 Hurt

July 14, 2018

Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing, 33 Hurt

Over 30 passengers were taken to hospital after their Ryanair flight to Croatia lost cabin pressure and had to make an emergency descent and landing.


EU Approves Ryanair’s Laudamotion Acquisition

July 12, 2018

EU Approves Ryanair’s Laudamotion Acquisition

The European Commission has approved unconditionally the proposed acquisition of LaudaMotion by Ryanair, citing the lack of competition concerns in relevant markets.


ANA Announces More Flight Cancellations

July 12, 2018

ANA Announces More Flight Cancellations

Japan’s All Nippon Airways has announced the cancellation of a further 330 domestic flights as it continues the inspection of engines on some of its Boeing 787 aircraft.


Ryanair Pilots Announce Two Further Strike Days

July 12, 2018

Ryanair Pilots Announce Two Further Strike Days

Ryanair pilots based in Ireland have given notice of two more one-day strikes, as their first ever strike ended on Thursday evening.


Vistara Orders $3.1 Billion Of Boeing, Airbus Aircraft

July 11, 2018

Vistara Orders $3.1 Billion Of Boeing, Airbus Aircraft

Indian full-service airline Vistara has placed orders for 23 aircraft from Airbus and Boeing in deals worth USD$3.1 billion at list prices.


Singapore Air Confirms LAX Non-stop Dates

July 11, 2018

Singapore Air Confirms LAX Non-stop Dates

Singapore Airlines will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Los Angeles in November using ultra-long-range Airbus A350-900ULRs.


Porter Airlines Introduces 'Basic' Economy Fares

July 11, 2018

Porter Airlines Introduces 'Basic' Economy Fares

Canadian regional carrier Porter Airlines is introducing a new entry-level fare class, with many service options available at additional cost.