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Malaysia Air CEO Bellew To Rejoin Ryanair

October 17, 2017

Malaysia Air CEO Bellew To Rejoin Ryanair

Malaysia Airlines chief executive Peter Bellew is leaving to join Ryanair as Chief Operations Officer, just over two years after moving from the Irish airline.


Middle East Carriers Forecast To Double Fleet

October 16, 2017

Middle East Carriers Forecast To Double Fleet

Middle East carriers will double their total fleet size to 3,320 aircraft over the next two decades, Airbus said in its Global Market Forecast.


Airbus, Bombardier Agree CSeries Deal

October 16, 2017

Airbus, Bombardier Agree CSeries Deal

Airbus has agreed to buy a controlling stake in the Bombardier CSeries airliner, and plans to assemble some of the aircraft in the US.


Lufthansa, easyJet Submit Bids for Alitalia

October 16, 2017

Lufthansa, easyJet Submit Bids for Alitalia

Alitalia has received bids from seven parties interested in acquiring all or parts of the failing Italian airline.


FAA Orders A380 Engine Inspections

October 13, 2017

FAA Orders A380 Engine Inspections

The US FAA has ordered a visual inspection of Engine Alliance GP7200 engines, the type that failed on an Air France Airbus A380 last month.



easyJet In Talks On Air Berlin’s Tegel Operations

October 13, 2017

easyJet In Talks On Air Berlin’s Tegel Operations

easyJet has confirmed it is still in talks with the administrators of Air Berlin to buy part of the insolvent German airline.


Italy Extends Alitalia Loan To USD$1 Billion

October 13, 2017

Italy Extends Alitalia Loan To USD$1 Billion

Italy will lend Alitalia another EUR€300 million (USD$355 million) as it continues its search for a buyer for the heavily loss-making airline.


Lufthansa Agrees Air Berlin Deal

October 12, 2017

Lufthansa Agrees Air Berlin Deal

Lufthansa has agreed to acquire parts of insolvent German airline Air Berlin in a EUR€210 million (USD$248 million) deal.


Alaska Air Passenger Traffic Growth Continues

October 12, 2017

Alaska Air Passenger Traffic Growth Continues

Alaska Air Group airlines flew 5 percent more passengers in September and for the year-to-date period.


WestJet Q3 Passenger Numbers Hit Record

October 12, 2017

WestJet Q3 Passenger Numbers Hit Record

WestJet carried a record 6.5 million passengers in the third quarter, a 10.7 percent increase on the previous year.