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Stobart Looking At Possible Flybe Bid

February 22, 2018

Stobart Looking At Possible Flybe Bid

UK infrastructure and support services company Stobart Group said it is considering a bid for regional airline Flybe, possibly as part of a consortium.


Priceline Group Becomes Booking Holdings

February 21, 2018

Priceline Group Becomes Booking Holdings

Online travel company Priceline Group has changed its name to Booking Holdings, to better reflect its largest brand Booking.com.


Pratt & Whitney Rolls Out A320neo Engine Fix

February 21, 2018

Pratt & Whitney Rolls Out A320neo Engine Fix

Pratt & Whitney said it has found a solution to the latest in a series of problems it has suffered on its geared turbofan engines on the Airbus A320neo.


Air France Strike To Hit Feb 22 Flights

February 21, 2018

Air France Strike To Hit Feb 22 Flights

Air France said several of its union groups have called a strike for Thursday February 22, with a number of flights expected to be cancelled during the day.


Qatar Airways Takes Delivery Of First A350-1000

February 20, 2018

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery Of First A350-1000

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of the first Airbus A350-1000 at a ceremony in Toulouse, with the aircraft set to enter service on the Doha-London Heathrow route later this month.



Emirates Extends Arsenal Sports Sponsorship

February 19, 2018

Emirates Extends Arsenal Sports Sponsorship

Emirates has extended its sponsorship of English Premier League team Arsenal for a further five years, in a deal reported to be worth GBP£200 million (USD$280 million).


Meridiana Rebrands As Air Italy To Tackle Alitalia

February 19, 2018

Meridiana Rebrands As Air Italy To Tackle Alitalia

Italian airline Meridiana, minority owned by Qatar Airways, is rebranding as Air Italy as it moves to take on ailing national carrier Alitalia.


Iran Aseman Crash Wreckage Found

February 19, 2018

The wreckage of the domestic Iranian flight operated by Aseman Airlines that crashed on Sunday has been found according to local media reports.


Condor Starts Selling Laudamotion Flights For Niki Reboot

February 16, 2018

Condor Starts Selling Laudamotion Flights For Niki Reboot

German leisure airline Condor has started selling flights of Niki Lauda’s Laudamotion, the vehicle Lauda used to buy the Niki airline, formerly part of bankrupt carrier Air Berlin.


Boeing 737 MAX 9 Cleared For Commercial Service

February 16, 2018

Boeing 737 MAX 9 Cleared For Commercial Service

Boeing has received an amended type certificate from the US FAA for the 737 MAX 9, certifying the aircraft for commercial service.