Aviation News

Southwest’s 737 MAX Cancellations Extended Into February

October 17, 2019

Southwest’s 737 MAX Cancellations Extended Into February

Southwest Airlines has extended the removal from service of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until February 8.


Air Canada 737 MAX Ban Extended Into February

October 16, 2019

Air Canada 737 MAX Ban Extended Into February

Air Canada has removed the Boeing 737 MAX from its flight schedule until February 14, citing operational considerations.


Swiss A220 Engine Failure Causes Cancellations

October 15, 2019

Swiss A220 Engine Failure Causes Cancellations

An engine failure on a Swiss Airbus A220 has prompted the airline to temporarily ground its fleet for urgent safety checks.


Air Austral Orders Three Airbus A220s

October 14, 2019

Air Austral Orders Three Airbus A220s

Réunion airline Air Austral has signed a firm order with Airbus for three A220 aircraft.


Cracks Found on 38 Boeing 737NG Aircraft

October 10, 2019

Cracks Found on 38 Boeing 737NG Aircraft

Airlines have reported finding 38 structural cracks on Boeing 737NGs after inspecting 810 aircraft in the worldwide fleet.



Airbus Delivers 1000th A320neo Family Aircraft

October 10, 2019

Airbus Delivers 1000th A320neo Family Aircraft

Airbus has handed over the 1,000th A320neo family aircraft to Indian low cost carrier IndiGo at the airframer’s Hamburg assembly plant.


American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations

October 9, 2019

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations

American Airlines has extended flight cancellations of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and now expects to phase in the grounded plane from January 16.


Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing Over 737 MAX

October 7, 2019

Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing Over 737 MAX

The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) has filed a lawsuit against Boeing for “deliberately misleading” the airline and its pilots about the 737 MAX.


US to Impose Tariffs After Airbus Subsidy Ruling

October 2, 2019

US to Impose Tariffs After Airbus Subsidy Ruling

The United States will impose tariffs on USD$7.5 billion of EU goods after the WTO said the US could take countermeasures over illegal subsidies to Airbus.


FAA Orders Boeing 737NG Inspections

October 2, 2019

FAA Orders Boeing 737NG Inspections

The US Federal Aviation Administration has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) to aircraft operators to inspect Boeing 737NG aircraft for structural cracks.