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Nippon Cargo Suspends Flights Over Maintenance Issue

June 18, 2018

Nippon Cargo Suspends Flights Over Maintenance Issue

Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines has suspended all flights due to an “inappropriate” maintenance record on a Boeing 747F freighter.


Alitalia Introduces New Crew Uniforms

June 18, 2018

Alitalia Introduces New Crew Uniforms

Alitalia has unveiled its new crew uniforms by designer Alberta Ferretti at the beginning of Milan Men's Fashion Week.


New Zealand To Introduce Tourist Tax

June 15, 2018

New Zealand To Introduce Tourist Tax

New Zealand has released proposals to levy a charge on international visitors to the South Pacific country to help pay for tourism-related infrastructure.


Spirit Adds 11 International Services From Orlando

June 15, 2018

Spirit Adds 11 International Services From Orlando

US low cost carrier Spirit Airlines will add 11 new routes from Orlando to Latin American and Caribbean destinations for the winter season.


Airbus Opens Additional A320 Assembly Line

June 14, 2018

Airbus Opens Additional A320 Assembly Line

Airbus has inaugurated its fourth A320 assembly line in Hamburg as it ramps up production of the single-aisle aircraft family towards 60 per month.



Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs

June 14, 2018

Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs

Rolls-Royce has confirmed that it will make deep job cuts, with 4,600 people to go over the next two years, in a fundamental restructuring of its business.


WestJet LCC Swoop Receives Operating Certificate

June 13, 2018

WestJet LCC Swoop Receives Operating Certificate

WestJet’s new low cost carrier Swoop has received its air operating certificate (AOC) approval from Transport Canada.


Fraport Greece To Cut Airport Charges

June 13, 2018

Fraport Greece To Cut Airport Charges

Fraport Greece, the operator of 14 regional Greek airports, has announced a cut in the fees it charges airlines, as part of a two-year incentive starting in the winter season.


Ryanair Agrees Second Cabin Crew Recognition Deal

June 12, 2018

Ryanair Agrees Second Cabin Crew Recognition Deal

Ryanair has signed a recognition agreement with the union representing UK cabin crew, its second in a week.


Virgin Australia CEO To Step Down

June 12, 2018

Virgin Australia CEO To Step Down

Virgin Australia Group has announced that chief executive John Borghetti will leave the airline at the end of his current contract in 2020.