Airline News

British Airways Cancels Flights for Next Strike Date

September 12, 2019

British Airways Cancels Flights for Next Strike Date

Just a few days after flights restarted following a two day pilot strike, British Airways announced further flight cancellations.


Embraer Delivers First E195-E2 to Brazil’s Azul

September 12, 2019

Embraer Delivers First E195-E2 to Brazil’s Azul

Embraer has delivered the first of its new E195-E2 aircraft to Brazilian airline Azul.


Ryanair’s Germany-Based Pilots Agree Wage Deal

September 11, 2019

Ryanair’s Germany-Based Pilots Agree Wage Deal

German union VC has reached a collective agreement with Ryanair covering the airline’s Germany-based pilots.


British Airways Pilot Strike Grounds Most Flights

September 9, 2019

British Airways Pilot Strike Grounds Most Flights

British Airways cancelled almost all of its flights on Monday after pilots voted to strike for the first time.


Aigle Azur Cancels All Flights

September 5, 2019

Aigle Azur Cancels All Flights

French leisure airline Aigle Azur has cancelled all its flights from Saturday after it was put into receivership earlier this week.



British Airways Pilot Strike To Go Ahead

September 5, 2019

British Airways Pilot Strike To Go Ahead

A two day strike by British Airways pilots looks set to go ahead next week, with airline and union positions as far apart as ever.


Mesa Air Signs Mitsubishi MOU for 100 SpaceJets

September 5, 2019

Mesa Air Signs Mitsubishi MOU for 100 SpaceJets

Mesa Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mitsubishi Aircraft to discuss the purchase of up to 100 SpaceJet M100 aircraft.


Ryanair UK Pilot Strike Goes Ahead

August 22, 2019

Ryanair UK Pilot Strike Goes Ahead

The Irish High Court has granted an injunction that stops Ryanair’s Ireland-based pilots striking this week, but a UK pilot strike will go ahead after a separate London court ruling.


Cathay CEO Hogg Resigns as Airline Limits Brand Damage

August 16, 2019

Cathay CEO Hogg Resigns as Airline Limits Brand Damage

Cathay Pacific’s chief executive and chief commercial officer have resigned as the Hong Kong airline attempts to extricate itself from the controversy over its attitude to staff taking part in city-wide democracy protests.


Pilots Land Plane in Field After Bird Strike

August 15, 2019

Pilots Land Plane in Field After Bird Strike

A Ural Airlines Airbus A321 landed in a Russian cornfield on Thursday after it lost power to both its engines after a bird strike.


Ryanair Union Calls for Talks Prior to Strike

August 15, 2019

Ryanair Union Calls for Talks Prior to Strike

The union representing Ryanair’s UK-based pilots has called on the airline to meet for conciliation talks prior to a 48-hour strike of UK and Ireland pilots next week.


Norwegian to End Transatlantic Flights From Ireland

August 14, 2019

Norwegian to End Transatlantic Flights From Ireland

Norwegian Air will pull out of flying between Ireland and the United States from September, citing the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet as the cause.


Ryanair's Irish Pilots Agree to Mediated Talks

August 14, 2019

Ryanair's Irish Pilots Agree to Mediated Talks

The union representing Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots will meet the airline in mediated talks starting Wednesday.


Air Canada Ups Transat Offer Price

August 13, 2019

Air Canada Ups Transat Offer Price

Air Canada has increased the purchase price for its acquisition of Canadian travel company Transat to CAD$720 million.


BA IT Failure Causes London Flight Disruption

August 7, 2019

BA IT Failure Causes London Flight Disruption

British Airways said it is planning to operate its normal flight schedule on Thursday after a computer problem caused delays and disruption at London airports.