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Amsterdam Flights Halted On ATC Comms Fault

August 15, 2018

Amsterdam Flights Halted On ATC Comms Fault

Flights at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport were delayed on Wednesday after a communications problem at Dutch air traffic control stopped all departures and arrivals.


AirAsia Sells Out Of Expedia Joint Venture

August 14, 2018

AirAsia Sells Out Of Expedia Joint Venture

AirAsia Group has sold its remaining stake in AAE Travel, an online booking joint venture with Expedia.


Ryanair Cabin Crew Union To Start Pay Talks

August 13, 2018

Ryanair Cabin Crew Union To Start Pay Talks

Verdi, the union representing Ryanair cabin crew based in Germany, said it will meet the Irish airline in Dublin on Wednesday to seek a “substantial increase in pay.”


Airline Employee Steals, Crashes Plane Near Seattle

August 11, 2018

Airline Employee Steals, Crashes Plane Near Seattle

US authorities are investigating the Friday night crash of a Horizon Air Q400 aircraft near Seattle-Tacoma airport in Washington state after an airline employee took off without clearance and flew the plane for about an hour before it crashed.


Global Passenger Demand Accelerating

August 9, 2018

Global Passenger Demand Accelerating

Global passenger traffic demand continues to grow with June’s increase of 7.8 percent comfortably beating the preceding two months’ 6.0 percent growth rate.



Ryanair Cancels 400 Flights As More Pilots Strike

August 8, 2018

Ryanair Cancels 400 Flights As More Pilots Strike

Ryanair has cancelled an additional 250 flights for Friday as a result of its Germany-based pilots voting for industrial action.


World Air Freight Growth Continues To Ease

August 8, 2018

World Air Freight Growth Continues To Ease

The global air freight market continues to cool, with the deterioration in world trade a “real concern”, IATA said in its latest market update.


Norwegian Air Approved For Brazilian Flights

August 8, 2018

Norwegian Air Approved For Brazilian Flights

Brazilian civil aviation agency ANAC has approved Norwegian Air to operate flights into Brazil as the Scandinavian airline looks to extend its long haul operations.


San Jose Airport To Use Face Recognition

August 7, 2018

San Jose Airport To Use Face Recognition

San Jose Airport in California will be the first West Coast airport to use facial recognition technology to process all arriving international passengers.


VLM Airlines To Suspend Most Scheduled Flights

August 7, 2018

VLM Airlines To Suspend Most Scheduled Flights

Belgian carrier VLM Airlines is suspending most of its scheduled routes as it pivots towards its charter operations.