Airline News

British Airways 747 Gets Final Heritage Livery

March 21, 2019

British Airways 747 Gets Final Heritage Livery

British Airways' fourth aircraft painted in a heritage livery arrived at its Heathrow base on Thursday, as part of the airline's centenary celebration year.


ANA Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A380

March 20, 2019

ANA Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A380

All Nippon Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A380, from an order of three the Japanese airline placed in 2016.


Air Canada Drops 737 MAX Until July

March 19, 2019

Air Canada Drops 737 MAX Until July

Air Canada will remove the Boeing 737 MAX from its flight schedules until at least July 1, due to the unknown timeline of its return to service.


Taiwan's StarLux Orders 17 Airbus A350s

March 19, 2019

Taiwan's StarLux Orders 17 Airbus A350s

Taiwan's StarLux Airlines has signed a firm order for 17 Airbus A350s in a deal valued at a shade under USD$6 billion at list prices.


EasyJet Drops Out Of Alitalia Investment Talks

March 18, 2019

EasyJet Drops Out Of Alitalia Investment Talks

UK airline easyJet has withdrawn from discussions with Delta and the Italian rail company Ferrovie to invest in Alitalia.



Ryanair To Rebrand Polish Airline ‘Buzz’

March 14, 2019

Ryanair To Rebrand Polish Airline ‘Buzz’

Irish airline group Ryanair Holdings has announced the rebranding of its Polish charter airline Ryanair Sun as Buzz.


Lufthansa Orders 40 Airbus, Boeings In $12.2bn Deals

March 13, 2019

Lufthansa Orders 40 Airbus, Boeings In $12.2bn Deals

Lufthansa has ordered a mix of Boeing and Airbus long-haul aircraft in deals worth a combined USD$12.2 billion at list prices.


More Airlines Halt Boeing 737 MAX 8 Flights

March 12, 2019

More Airlines Halt Boeing 737 MAX 8 Flights

The list of airlines and countries that have either stopped flying the Boeing 737 MAX 8 or prohibited them from using their airspace continues to grow, as safety fears mount after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday.


Ethiopian Grounds 737 MAX 8 Fleet After Crash Kills 157

March 11, 2019

Ethiopian Grounds 737 MAX 8 Fleet After Crash Kills 157

Ethiopian Airlines has grounded its entire Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after the Sunday crash of one of its planes on a flight to Nairobi killed all 157 on board.


JAL's New LCC ZIPAIR Tokyo To Launch Next Year

March 8, 2019

JAL's New LCC ZIPAIR Tokyo To Launch Next Year

Japan Airlines has named its new medium/long-haul low cost carrier ZIPAIR Tokyo, with plans to launch in mid-2020.


Virgin Atlantic Codeshare Adds Air France, KLM Flights

March 6, 2019

Virgin Atlantic Codeshare Adds Air France, KLM Flights

Virgin Atlantic is expanding its codeshare offerings with the addition of Air France-KLM flights on routes from the UK to the US via Paris and Amsterdam.


Alaska Air Starts Paine Field Flying

March 4, 2019

Alaska Air Starts Paine Field Flying

Alaska Airlines launched the first commercial services from Everett's Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport on Monday with a flight to Portland, Oregon.


British Airways Shows Off Centenary Paint Job

March 4, 2019

British Airways Shows Off Centenary Paint Job

British Airways has revealed its second heritage livery, an Airbus A319 in a British European Airways (BEA) design from the sixties.


Southwest's Hawaii Flights Start March 17

March 4, 2019

Southwest's Hawaii Flights Start March 17

Southwest Airlines will launch its delayed Hawaii flights later this month, initially on the Oakland-Honolulu route.


IAG Orders 18 777Xs For British Airways

February 28, 2019

IAG Orders 18 777Xs For British Airways

British Airways parent International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a commitment to order 18 Boeing 777Xs in a deal valued at a shade under USD$8 billion when firmed up.