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Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft: sources

Saudi Arabian Airlines is close to placing a multi-billion-dollar order for aircraft at least partly involving Airbus jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....

Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft: sources

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Lessor Accipiter may buy Airbus jets in first order -sources Accipiter Holdings, the Dublin-based aircraft leasing arm of Hong Kong's CK Hutchison group, is in talks to place its first direct aircraft order wit...
2019-06-14, 19:16

UPDATE 1-GECAS close to ordering Airbus A321XLR -sources Leasing giant GECAS is in talks to place an order for the newly launched Airbus A321XLR, industry sources said, after a subdued start to Paris Airsho...
2019-06-18, 09:48

Sources: NFL not placing AB on exempt list The NFL will not place New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown on the commissioner's exempt list at this point, making him eligible to play ...
2019-09-13, 17:32

The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits (Bloomberg) — Attention airline bathroom loiterers: The next generation of Airbus aircraft will track how long you’ve been in there. It&r...
2019-09-12, 17:32

Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE , both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order ...
2019-07-12, 11:32

UPDATE 2-Air China to buy 20 A350-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus Air China Ltd , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE, both companies said, bolstering the European planemaker's order b...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal announces all Airbus fleet Saudi Arabian airline flyadeal announced plans to operate a fleet comprising only Airbus aircraft after canceling an order for Boeing's globally grou...
2019-07-09, 05:00

Saudi airline switches to Airbus as Boeing's Max remains grounded Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal will operate an all-Airbus fleet after canceling its $5.9 billion provisional order with Boeing for its trouble...
2019-07-08, 19:32

Saudi airline flyadeal to operate all Airbus fleet in the future Saudi Arabian budget airline flydeal will operate an all Airbus A320 fleet in the future, it said in a statement on Sunday, months after it announced...
2019-07-07, 15:32

Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabia's flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the U.S. planemaker said on Sunday after the airline an...
2019-07-08, 01:48

UPDATE 3-Saudi airline flyadeal picks Airbus jets over grounded Boeing MAX Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal will not proceed with a provisional $5.9 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, instead opting for a fleet ...
2019-07-07, 15:32

Airbus: did not get chance to bid for the MAX order IAG gave to Boeing Airbus confirmed on Thursday that it had not been offered a chance to bid for a surprise aircraft order announced by British Airways owner IAG at the...
2019-06-20, 12:32

Airbus demands chance to bid for IAG's surprise Boeing 737 MAX order Airbus called on Thursday for a chance to compete for a blockbuster plane order by British Airways owner IAG, which stunned industry executives at th...
2019-06-20, 22:32

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo as British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for the...
2019-06-19, 08:32

UPDATE 1-After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo after British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for ...
2019-06-19, 09:48

Russian Aircraft Firm Files Lawsuit Against Boeing Over 737 Max Jet Order (MOSCOW) — A Russian aircraft leasing company says it has filed a lawsuit against Boeing over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jets, but that it&#...
2019-08-27, 13:48

AirAsia cuts Airbus A330neo order plans, shifts to A321XLR Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group Bhd scaled back plans to order the Airbus A330neo wide-body passenger jet by nearly two thirds on Friday, sw...
2019-08-30, 19:16

Airbus Vows to Fight Boeing for a Massive Jet Order That Could Mark the 737 Max’s Turnaround Airbus vowed to contend for a mammoth narrow-body order that its chief rival Boeing announced in stunning fashion at the Paris Air Show. Speaking at ...
2019-06-20, 14:48

UPDATE 2-Airbus grabs China Airlines narrow-body jet order Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after...
2019-06-19, 21:16

Cebu nears deal to buy around 26 Airbus jets -sources Airbus is set to win a deal to sell jets worth around $4.5 billion at list price to Philippines airline Cebu Air after a face-off with rival Boeing, ...
2019-06-17, 17:32

American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: sources American Airlines Group Inc is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, includin...
2019-06-18, 01:00

JetBlue orders 13 Airbus A321XLR, 10 A220: sources JetBlue Airways plans to order 13 of Airbus's newly launched A321XLR longer-range single-aisle jetliners as well as 10 more of the smaller A220, ind...
2019-06-20, 22:32

UPDATE 1-Cebu to buy over two dozen Airbus jets -sources Airbus is set to win a deal to sell jets worth around $4.5 billion at list price to Philippines airline Cebu Air after a face-off with rival Boeing, ...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal: sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network c...
2019-07-18, 21:16

Airbus agrees new contract for A400M airlifter -sources Airbus has reached agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, two people familiar...
2019-06-13, 17:32

Exclusive: Boeing CEO eyes major aircraft order under any U.S.-China trade deal Boeing Co said on Tuesday that an aircraft order from China could result from any deal to end a yearlong trade war between the world's two largest ec...
2019-08-28, 07:16

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Eur...
2019-06-13, 20:32

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output -sources Airbus is mobilising staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry s...
2019-05-28, 17:00

UPDATE 1-American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets -sources American Airlines Group Inc is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output: sources Airbus is mobilizing staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry s...
2019-05-28, 21:01

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said...
2019-06-13, 20:32

Airbus deliveries climb in H1, sources say, leaving production challenge Airbus deliveries rose about 28% in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 b...
2019-07-05, 13:16

A Saudi airline is dropping a $6 billion order for 737 Max planes as Boeing's crisis deepens AMER HILABI/AFP/Getty Images Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal has cancelled an order for almost $6 billion worth of Boeing 737 Max planes as the crisi...
2019-07-08, 15:32

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy spat - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive governm...
2019-06-18, 17:32

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy fight - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive governm...
2019-06-18, 23:48

Airbus pulls anniversary book over fraud probe concerns: sources Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer's attempts to...
2019-07-12, 16:32

Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race - sources Airbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted towa...
2019-07-09, 04:32

UPDATE 1-Airbus deliveries climb in H1, sources say, leaving production challenge Airbus deliveries rose about 28% in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but...
2019-07-05, 14:00

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a...
2019-06-07, 19:32

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to ...
2019-06-16, 14:48

CFM wins blockbuster jet engine order from IndiGo -sources Engine maker CFM International is poised to announce one of the world's largest jet engine orders with a deal for more than 600 engines from India's ...
2019-06-13, 02:16

CFM wins blockbuster jet engine order from IndiGo: sources Engine maker CFM International is poised to announce one of the world's largest jet engine orders with a deal for more than 600 engines from India's ...
2019-06-13, 04:00

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sid...
2019-06-08, 20:00

Turkey, Volkswagen close in on production plant deal: sources Turkey is increasingly confident German carmaker Volkswagen will build a production plant in the country after an "extremely positive" meeting betwe...
2019-09-05, 13:32

Exclusive: Iraq close to pipeline deal with BP and Eni, rather than Exxon - sources Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with U.S...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medic...
2019-07-25, 01:16

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an impor...
2019-06-01, 00:48

UK will work with international partners on response to Saudia Arabia attack Britain will work with its international partners on the "widest and most effective" response to an attack on Saudi Arabia at the weekend, Foreign Se...
2019-09-16, 22:00

Exclusive: France's CNP and Brazil's Caixa close to reaching $1.7 billion insurance deal - sources France's CNP Assurances SA is close to reaching a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Brazil's state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal...
2019-09-19, 23:00

Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove ba...
2019-06-28, 03:48

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlf...
2019-05-31, 15:16

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively so...
2019-08-03, 14:48

The man seen placing rice cookers around downtown New York is in custody, police say The man who police say is seen on video dropping off rice cookers Friday in Manhattan was arrested and charged Saturday, according to an New York Pol...
2019-08-18, 13:16

Man jailed for placing spy cameras in James Bond studio toilets A convicted sex offender has been jailed for secretly placing spy cameras in the female toilets of the studio where the new James Bond movie is being...
2019-09-08, 04:16

Live Nation admits to placing Metallica tickets on resale sites Admission confirms rumours that labels and artists sell live music tickets to secondary marketLive Nation, the world’s largest live music firm, has a...
2019-07-22, 20:48

United Airlines passenger accused of placing camera in first-class bathroom The FBI has accused a man of placing a camera in the first-class bathroom of a United Airlines flight earlier this year from San Diego to Houston. &...
2019-08-12, 19:32

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in...
2019-05-23, 11:16

Michigan man accused of murdering wife by placing fatal dose of heroin in her cereal (WEYI/NBC News)  A Michigan man has been charged with murder, five years after he allegedly put a fatal dose of heroin in her cereal and milk. Genese...
2019-08-29, 20:16

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran The president has said Tehran will suffer if American interests are threatened. But he has been vague about what his response might be, and the admin...
2019-06-14, 03:16

Man accused of placing fake rice cooker bombs in subway held on $200K bond The West Virginia man who allegedly incited a bomb panic by scattering a pair of rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday was ordered ...
2019-08-19, 09:48

Louisiana man arrested after allegedly licking ice cream, placing it back on shelf in 'copycat' video A "copycat" ice cream licker was arrested in Louisiana on Saturday in the weeks after he was caught on video allegedly licking ice cream in a grocery...
2019-07-08, 15:00

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and a...
2019-05-24, 05:48

Australia’s Toughest Question: How Close Is Too Close to China? A furor involving the country’s first Chinese-born member of Parliament highlights the country’s struggle over where to draw the line on links to Bei...
2019-09-19, 10:32

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during torrential rain An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing ...
2019-05-25, 18:00

Video shows Sacramento police placing 'spit mask' on 12-year-old boy as he shouts 'I can't breathe!' Sacramento Police released body camera footage of a black boy's viral arrest, and the chief defended officers who covered his head.   ...
2019-05-24, 11:48

Airbus-Boeing WTO dispute: What you need to know The spat involving the world's biggest aircraft makers is in focus with the US proposing more tariffs on EU goods. DW takes a look at the nearly 15-y...
2019-07-02, 14:16

An Airline That Doesn’t Want You to Fly. That’s New KLM is urging people to take trains or do video calls where possible. This might just be marketing but it may also reflect the folly in aviation’s gr...
2019-07-04, 16:48

How to Get a Refund From an Airline Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got sudde...
2019-07-15, 18:16

Boeing Loses MAX Deal to Airbus A Saudi airline on Sunday said it would purchase up to 50 Airbus jets, worth more than $5.5 billion, instead of the Boeing 737 MAX jets it committed ...
2019-07-08, 00:00

EU Braces for U.S. Tariffs Over Airbus Dispute The U.S. is poised to impose new tariffs on European Union exports over the bloc’s subsidies to Airbus, the EU’s trade chief said, citing the Trump a...
2019-09-16, 19:00

Airbus CEO hints at more powerful A321 jet Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury hinted on Tuesday at the launch of a more powerful new A321 jet, saying the planemaker's current A321LR was th...
2019-05-21, 22:00

New Airbus planes will track when you go to the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, conne...
2019-09-16, 20:00

This is the fastest airline, according to new report Forbes released its list of the fastest and slowest domestic airlines from 2018 Department of Transportation Statistics.     ...
2019-06-18, 23:00

Should You Get an Airline Credit Card? With plenty of travel reward credit card options out there, you might be wondering if an airline-specific credit card is worth even considering. If y...
2019-07-17, 17:32

Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the ti...
2019-07-17, 00:48

U.S. senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the long...
2019-07-31, 19:48

FAA: Boeing 737 aircraft may contain faulty parts The Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday it has been informed by airplane manufacturer Boeing that "improperly manufactured" parts may have be...
2019-06-03, 20:32

What an Aircraft Carrier Driver Does in Her Downtime at Sea Stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, Surface Warfare Officer Lt. Katelyn Davidson can go months without internet, but never forgets...
2019-09-05, 03:32

The Morning After: Aircraft lands itself for the first time Welcome back to the Morning After. Over the weekend, our team tried out AMD's latest Radeon GPUs, Google tested out a global video play/pause bu...
2019-07-08, 22:16

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the long...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Aircraft lands itself truly autonomously for the first time Many airliners can land automatically, but they don't really land autonomously -- the airport is guiding them in with a radio signal (the Instru...
2019-07-07, 14:16

These aircraft wrecks were rescued from the ice -- and flew again Three aircraft -- Juliet Delta 321, Lidia and Glacier Girl -- crashed in inhospitable conditions and lay buried under the snow for years. Here are th...
2019-07-15, 18:16

Iran shoots down US drone aircraft Iran shot down a United States military drone on Thursday, further escalating the already volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehra...
2019-06-20, 20:00

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guar...
2019-06-20, 07:01

Embraer delivers new jet that Boeing may soon sell against Airbus Embraer hopes to see more orders for its newest passenger plane by the end of the year, an executive said on Thursday, as Boeing readies to take ov...
2019-09-12, 22:00

Airbus unveils new A321XLR at Paris Air Show Airbus on Monday unveiled a new version of its A321 at the Paris Air Show, saying the new airliner has a longer range than the old model and offers "...
2019-06-17, 15:48

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC'...
2019-06-19, 17:00

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves towar...
2019-06-15, 00:32

Airbus A300: Plane that launched an empire Take a look at the fascinating history of the Airbus A300, the plane that launched an aviation empire and challenged American dominance of commercial...
2019-06-01, 10:48

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as pa...
2019-07-03, 08:16

U.S. proposes $4B worth of new tariffs in EU-Airbus feud The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on products from the European Union worth $4 billion, as part of an ongoing feud with the allianc...
2019-07-02, 19:48

New Airbus planes have sensors that track most of what you do, even in the bathroom The connected home is a pretty mainstream phenomenon at this point, as more and more consumers bring products like smart speakers and displays, conne...
2019-09-14, 17:00

Airbus on course to overtake Boeing as biggest planemaker European firm has edge after US rival reports slump in deliveries after two fatal crashesAirbus is on track to overtake Boeing as the world’s biggest...
2019-07-10, 11:16

Airbus A340-600 chopped up into coffee tables Pieces of German airline Lufthansa's retired have been transformed into stylish coffee tables, clocks, luggage and other pieces of furniture and offe...
2019-09-19, 20:00

Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show Airbus kicked off the Paris Air Show by unveiling a new jet and announcing orders for over 100 new planes. Its chastened rival Boeing was meanwhile s...
2019-06-17, 22:16

Airline relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the cou...
2019-08-31, 09:16

14 secrets to get the best airline ticket price possible Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Here's how to cut a chunk off of your airline payments.      &...
2019-07-18, 19:48

Airline reappears 20 years after vanishing After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the cou...
2019-08-28, 09:48

To Travel the World at 90% Off, Join an Airline Most airlines let their employees fly standby free of charge and their competitors’ staffers for close to free. It would be like Ford giving free car...
2019-07-24, 21:16

Airline reappears nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the cou...
2019-08-29, 18:16

Airline reappears 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the cou...
2019-08-28, 02:48

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a cam...
2019-07-11, 14:48

Airline Apologizes After Tweeting About Which Seats You're Least Likely to Die In If pushing out fast facts about aircraft is your airline’s best play at engagement on Twitter, including crash data is probably not the best approach...
2019-07-20, 02:48

5 ways Southwest is not your ordinary airline No assigned seats? Here are some of the biggest things that set Southwest Airlines apart from other carriers.        ...
2019-06-03, 18:48

What's Your Favorite Airline Credit Card? The experience of flying seems to get measurably worse every year. First, they came for our free meals. Then our free checked bags. Now they expect u...
2019-08-13, 05:00

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo. &...
2019-08-15, 06:32

How to Get an Airline to Match Your Elite Status From Another I flew 7,000 miles on Alaska Airlines last year, but I currently hold the airlines top-tier of status “Gold 75k” an accolade reserved for passengers ...
2019-07-21, 03:48

The coolest first class airline perks Ready to experience some major first class envy? These luxurious air travel perks will cost you a pretty penny, but they're super fun to dream a...
2019-06-10, 20:16

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the to...
2019-06-18, 16:00

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pil...
2019-08-01, 05:16

The best airline rewards programs, per U.S. News Here's a look at which airline rewards programs offer the best of the best benefits, according to U.S. News & World Report.    &...
2019-08-06, 11:32

Authorities say 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii transportation officials say nine people have died after a twin-engine aircraft crashed in Hawaii. The Hawaii Department of Tr...
2019-06-22, 07:48

At least 9 killed after aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say The Hawaii Department of Transportation says nine were aboard the aircraft when it went down near Dillingham Airfield in the northwest corner of Oahu...
2019-06-22, 10:16

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area Russian told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news a...
2019-07-24, 10:00

Mitsubishi Aircraft signs MOU for 100 SpaceJet planes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp and Mesa Airlines Inc, a regional airline operator, entered into a memorandum of understanding to begin talks on purchase of...
2019-09-06, 02:32

EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies after the United States threatened an ad...
2019-07-02, 17:48

Boeing to pay $100m to Max aircraft crash families US aircraft manufacturer faces dozens of lawsuits over accidents in which 346 people diedUS aircraft manufacturer Boeing has said it will pay $100m t...
2019-07-03, 20:01

Boeing suspends testing of 777X aircraft Boeing Co on Saturday announced it had suspended testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft as media reports said a cargo door failed in a ground str...
2019-09-08, 00:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the long...
2019-07-31, 23:32

Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox Presi...
2019-06-11, 05:48

Airbus prepares counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle and imminent aircraft revamp to counter a possible new Boeing mid-sized jet, promising a "left hook, right...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Airbus cheers 50th anniversary with flypast but little swagger Airbus prepared on Wednesday to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a private flypast for staff at its Toulouse base and low-key publicity as a new m...
2019-05-29, 20:16

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy ...
2019-06-13, 15:00

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like...
2019-05-23, 11:16

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passeng...
2019-06-02, 04:48

Airbus set to topple Boeing as biggest plane maker Boeing has seen a sharp fall in deliveries as its best-selling MAX jets remain grounded following two fatal crashes. The US plane maker has not repor...
2019-07-10, 21:48

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing's MAX sale Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by Bri...
2019-06-20, 03:48

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division...
2019-08-19, 12:16

Airbus launches new long-range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long-range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its ...
2019-06-17, 16:16

Airbus wants to track everything passengers do on an airplane—including bathroom use Airbus is testing connected aircraft that would monitor everything from the use of its lavatories, how much food is consumed and how many bags are in...
2019-09-12, 01:00

Beyond Boeing: Airbus delivery delays to eat into JetBlue's growth JetBlue Airways says it will take a maximum of six Airbus A321neo planes this year, down from an expected 13, a delay that the airline expects to hit...
2019-07-23, 19:16

Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM provisionally agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superju...
2019-07-31, 20:16

Airbus to make new midsize long-range plane LE BOURGET, France — Airbus will start making a new single-aisle long-range jet, beating rival Boeing to the market in this category. The European pl...
2019-06-17, 15:16

Airbus forecasts that number of planes in sky will double in 20 years Aerospace company says growth in air travel to continue despite climate crisis concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than ...
2019-09-18, 22:32

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller plan...
2019-06-17, 11:48

Airbus sees no major 2019 impact from possible U.S. tariffs Possible U.S. tariffs against Airbus aircraft and European parts are unlikely to have a major impact on the European planemaker's 2019 results, but d...
2019-09-16, 22:00

Trump Cleared to Put More Tariffs on Europe in Airbus Case The World Trade Organization has made a final decision in a 15-year old dispute that now clears the way for the United States to impose tariffs on Eu...
2019-09-16, 22:32

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range ve...
2019-06-19, 11:16

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully ...
2019-09-19, 15:32

Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."...
2019-06-17, 23:32

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components ...
2019-06-18, 23:48

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a m...
2019-06-19, 18:32

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to ...
2019-08-01, 00:16

Southwest, JetBlue top J.D. Power airline rankings The annual J.D. Power North America AIrline Satisfaction Study asks travelers to rank airlines in seven key categories, from check in to baggage. &#...
2019-05-29, 19:16

"Hey Batman": Passengers Of US Airline Get An In-Flight Surprise Few things come without an extra fee on Spirit Airlines, but some passengers got a free shot of adrenaline earlier this week when a winged creature f...
2019-08-03, 09:16

Airline to test electric passenger planes Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could...
2019-07-31, 19:00

An Airline Lets You Book Flights On WhatsApp. For $25. "Just text me." That's the pitch Spirit Airlines is making to customers looking to book flights on the go. Starting Sept. 1, customers can message th...
2019-08-28, 06:16

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday...
2019-05-29, 19:16

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Airline Credit Cards The big takeaway from this week’s Co-Op is that the best airline credit card for you will depend largely on the airport you fly out of most. Live in ...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Boeing 737 Max won't fly again before August, says airline trade body Plane grounded after two crashes likely to remain grounded into peak seasonThe Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not return to the skies before August, ac...
2019-05-30, 07:16

US Says Venezuelan Plane "Aggressively" Shadowed Their Military Aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airs...
2019-07-21, 23:48

US aircraft carrier deployed over Iran remains outside Gulf ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier the White House ordered to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran remains outsid...
2019-06-03, 17:32

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of t...
2019-07-22, 18:48

U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airs...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part...
2019-05-29, 19:32

SOUTHCOM: Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' U.S. aircraft A Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" a U.S. Navy aircraft, endangering the safety of its crew and the completion of its mission, U.S. Sou...
2019-07-22, 10:48

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging an aircraft An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation syste...
2019-09-06, 11:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. hopes for decision from WTO on aircraft subsidy tariffs soon The United States hopes to see a decision from the WTO in the next week or two about the level of tariffs Washington may impose after winning a case ...
2019-09-04, 18:00

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exerc...
2019-06-02, 14:16

UPDATE 2-EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies while preparing retaliation after the U...
2019-07-03, 02:16

Boeing Reports Up to 148 Parts For Its Aircraft Were 'Improperly Manufactured' Adding to an ever-growing list of Boeing public relations issues, the aircraft manufacturer has informed the Federal Aviation Administration that som...
2019-06-03, 19:32

IAF Intensifies Search Operation To Trace Missing An-32 Aircraft The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has intensified the search operation to trace the An-32 aircraft that has gone missing in Arunachal Pr...
2019-06-07, 06:48

Gogo plans in-flight 5G for U.S. and Canadian aircraft in 2021 In addition to powering cellular communications on the ground, 5G will be used to provide faster in-flight data service to airplanes in 2021.Read Mor...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Mini Cooper SE Electric Teased Towing An Aircraft The Mini Cooper SE slipped straight into the role of an aircraft tug, setting off to the loading point towing a Boeing 777F freight aircraft with an ...
2019-06-07, 18:16

Aircraft crash near Indianapolis killed Nevada couple MOUNT COMFORT, Ind. (AP) — A coroner has identified the Nevada couple killed when their aircraft crashed near Indianapolis. Hancock County Coroner Da...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Australia The USS Ronald Reagan and its accompanying carrier strike group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit ahead of its par...
2019-07-08, 18:48

Russia Says Malfunction Led Aircraft Into Unintended Area: Report Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency ...
2019-07-24, 07:32

Boeing suspends load test for new 777X aircraft Boeing Co on Saturday announced it had suspended load testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft as media reports said a cargo door failed in a groun...
2019-09-08, 02:48

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint e...
2019-06-03, 23:00

Air Force surges toward first B-21 stealth bomber test aircraft The Air Force now appears to be testing components and building initial models of its new, highly-secret B-21 stealth bomber, a platform intended to ...
2019-05-29, 23:48

Satellite images may reveal China's next aircraft carrier New satellite images published by a US think tank may provide the world's first look at China's next aircraft carrier, as construction progresses on ...
2019-06-22, 02:32

Greek police arrests man wanted for aircraft hijacking Greek police have arrested a 65-year old man wanted by German authorities for an aircraft hijacking and kidnapping, crimes committed in 1985 and 1987...
2019-09-21, 14:00

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 ser...
2019-05-26, 18:16

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue ...
2019-06-13, 00:32

FAA Seeks to Enable Return of Supersonic Passenger Aircraft The agency aims to eliminate regulatory hurdles that effectively have stymied a number of startups and established aerospace companies from testing n...
2019-06-17, 23:32

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of...
2019-07-16, 15:16

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single cla...
2019-06-18, 14:00

Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus announced an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the renewal of the carrier's single-aisle fleet from U.S. riva...
2019-06-19, 12:16

American Airlines buying 50 new long-range Airbus jets PARIS (AP) — American Airlines is buying 50 of Airbus’ newest long-range plane in a big boost for the just-launched A321XLR. Airbus and the wor...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Airbus and Boeing bag $17 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle Airbus and Boeing bagged more than $17 billion in plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downtu...
2019-06-18, 15:48

Oman Air plans Airbus talks unless Boeing provides 737 Max support plan Oman Air CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi plans to hold talks with Airbus if Boeing does not provide a support and recovery plan for its grounded 737 MAX plane...
2019-06-14, 14:16

| German probe opens into suspected internal spying at Airbus German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected internal spying by employees of European aviation giant Airbus over two arms projects,...
2019-09-19, 14:32

With Splayed Wingtips, Fanned Tail, Airbus Tries "Biomimicry" Technology Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with "bio...
2019-07-20, 09:32

Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plan...
2019-06-14, 13:00

Airbus Helicopters sees 18-month wait for oil & gas demand pick-up Airbus expects it will be another 18 months before it sees the first signs of a recovery in demand for large helicopters from the oil and gas industr...
2019-06-18, 17:32

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's ...
2019-06-14, 13:00

Boeing, Airbus face off at Paris Air Show amid slowdown LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The world’s aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes o...
2019-06-17, 10:16

CORRECTED-Tanzania to buy new Airbus, De Havilland planes for national carrier Tanzania's government will buy two new Airbus jets and one plane from De Havilland Canada as part of a fleet expansion plan for the national flag car...
2019-07-20, 13:32

Airbus launches new A321XLR jet and wins Air Lease Corp orders Airbus launched its A321XLR jet and announced orders for the new model, as the European planemaker aims to carve out new routes for airlines with sma...
2019-06-17, 11:32

Airbus unveils new jet at Paris airshow and $15bn worth of orders The A321XLR is a long-haul version of the A321neo – a rival to Boeing’s grounded 737 MaxAirbus has stepped up the pressure on arch-rival Boeing on th...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Saudi Budget Carrier Ditches Grounded Boeing MAX For Airbus Saudi budget carrier flyadeal has withdrawn a provisional order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jets, the US plane maker said Sunday, as the airline co...
2019-07-07, 19:32

American Airlines in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: Reuters American Airlines Group is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including som...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planem...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Airbus Jumps Ahead of Boeing in Midsize-Plane Battle European plane maker Airbus intends to develop its longest-range single-aisle plane yet, adding pressure on rival Boeing, which plans a jet for the s...
2019-06-17, 23:32

UPDATE 1-Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced a...
2019-06-17, 18:48

Russia's Aeroflot plans to add nine Airbus A320 Neo to fleet-documents Russia's national flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to add nine medium-haul A320 Neo Airbus planes for about $870 million to its fleet next year, pr...
2019-07-15, 19:48

Russia's Aeroflot plans to add 9 Airbus A320 Neo to fleet-documents Russia's national flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to add nine medium-haul A320 Neo Airbus planes for about $870 million to its fleet next year, pro...
2019-07-15, 19:48

Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus is poised to break records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow this week, but jetmakers are having to ret...
2019-06-17, 11:48

Airbus, French exporters reel as U.S. tariffs loom in subsidy row Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispu...
2019-09-16, 22:00

Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile ...
2019-07-09, 20:16

| 14 injured after Airbus plane to Mauritius drops 100 metres over turbulence Fourteen people were lightly injured when a flight operated by Spanish charter airline Evelop from Mauritius to Madrid hit severe turbulence, the com...
2019-08-22, 06:16

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's ...
2019-07-09, 16:16

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “bio...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Airbus is testing a plane with flapping wingtips inspired by the albatross Since the dawn of aviation, birds have been an inspiration for visionaries of flight. And now, engineers are once again looking to feathered friends ...
2019-08-02, 17:16

Boeing's Woes With Its Top-Selling Jet Adds Luster To Airbus' Results With its main rival hobbled by the worldwide grounding of a top-selling jet, Europe's Airbus could seem poised to emerge as the undisputed global aer...
2019-08-04, 09:48

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with Briti...
2019-06-19, 02:32

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 mln The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it expects losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircra...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Was your flight delay due to an IT outage? What a new report on airline IT tells us From 2015 through 2017, most airline IT outages were serious enough to disrupt flights, according to a government agency, but the full impact of the ...
2019-06-13, 05:16

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmen...
2019-09-13, 07:00

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more ...
2019-08-19, 01:48

This is how Google Flights will guarantee cheapest airline prices Book a flight now, and Google Flights’ says they’ll make sure you get the best price. Buzz60’s Elitsa Bizios reports.   ...
2019-08-22, 19:16

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director...
2019-05-29, 16:32

A Budget Airline Known for Packing in Passengers Tries a New Amenity: More Legroom (Bloomberg) — Allegiant Airlines, a discounter known for squeezing budget-conscious passengers into seats, is trying to entice customers to pay...
2019-08-27, 06:16

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online vi...
2019-07-05, 04:48

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations...
2019-07-19, 01:48

‘The plane is too heavy’ – and readers' other budget airline disasters After a passenger boarded an easyJet plane that had a row of backless seats, readers reveal tales of low-cost flying nightmaresBooking a cheap flight...
2019-08-07, 08:00

Why You Shouldn't Book a 'Hidden-City' Airline Ticket In February, German airline Lufthansa sued a passenger for intentionally missing one leg of his flight, taking advantage of a much-whispered-about “h...
2019-08-02, 19:01

Now We Have To Worry About Airline Mechanics Intentionally Sabotaging Planes Given that there are approximately one million things to worry about when flying through the sky in a giant piece of metal, I thought I’d exceeded al...
2019-09-07, 04:00

Chinese airline’s weirdly dark travel ad goes viral In its latest campaign, titled #WhatTravelBringsYou, the unorthodox ad focuses on the bad or unwanted things you can bring back from vacation -- such...
2019-07-16, 21:32

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with ...
2019-07-08, 20:16

Airline mechanic accused of trying to sabotage flight with 150 passengers A mechanic for American Airlines was arrested Thursday and accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner shortly before it was set to take off ...
2019-09-08, 19:00

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It. Onetime Delta boss Richard Anderson has nearly eliminated the railroad’s operating losses, but some train fanatics are fuming about the changes. Amon...
2019-07-07, 14:16

Virginia airline founder charged with fraud, tax evasion NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The leader of an ill-fated effort to revive the People Express airline has been indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges. T...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Dutch Airline KLM Under Fire For Breastfeeding Cover-Up Rule Dutch airline KLM faced criticism Wednesday for policies that "shame women's bodies" after a breastfeeding mother said she was told to cover up in ca...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Airline group predicts another record for summer travel The airline industry’s U.S. trade group is predicting another record for summer travel. Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 257.4 millio...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Ask the Captain: What airline dispatchers do; plus, how ground crews know when to move in Captain John Cox explains why the dispatcher is the most important team member after the pilot and how ground crew members know when to move in. ...
2019-08-30, 01:48

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to int...
2019-06-21, 23:16

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near Lon...
2019-07-18, 16:32

Global airline industry cuts profit forecast by more than a fifth Passenger numbers are up but US–China trade dispute poses major threat, says IataThe global airline industry is expected to record its lowest profits...
2019-06-02, 16:48

Trump to meet with airline CEOs on Qatar flights U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines and Qatar Airways to discuss their accus...
2019-07-18, 21:16

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating cos...
2019-07-31, 18:16

For cheaper flights, book your own airline transfers. Here's how to do it You could save a lot of money by booking your own connecting flights. But there are risks. Here's how to decide if self-connecting is for you. ...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation ...
2019-07-09, 13:16

Cyclone Vayu: AC-17 Aircraft To Fly Rescue Team To Gujarat From Vijaywada Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: Indian Coast Guard, Navy, Army, and Air Force units have been put on standby and surveillance aircraft and helicopters are carr...
2019-06-11, 16:32

British Airways owner announces plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft British Airways owner International Airlines Group has announced plans to order 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, claiming its confidence in its sa...
2019-06-18, 21:48

Russian Jet Chases NATO Plane Away From Minister's Aircraft: Report A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the ...
2019-08-14, 08:00

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuela...
2019-07-22, 04:48

U.S. says military plane was ‘aggressively’ shadowed by Venezuelan fighter aircraft The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top o...
2019-07-22, 00:32

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to 'enforceable mechanism' to end aircraft subsidy spat The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive governm...
2019-06-18, 15:48

Air China reportedly asks Boeing for compensation over aircraft grounding Air China has formally asked Boeing for compensation over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of its orders, the state TV Ch...
2019-05-22, 07:01

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-...
2019-06-02, 18:48

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead...
2019-07-13, 01:00

Boeing raises 20-year forecast for China aircraft demand Chinese carriers will need 8,090 new planes through 2038, 5.2% higher than Boeing's forecast last year. That would be worth nearly $1.3 trillion...
2019-09-17, 08:32

Small aircraft catches fire at Marana Regional Airport MARANA, Ariz. – A small aircraft caught fire at the Marana Regional Airport Friday evening. According to Northwest Fire Department, the fire st...
2019-09-14, 12:00

USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Monday released a $4 billion list of additional products that could be hit with tariffs in an ongoing dispu...
2019-07-02, 02:16

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing pos...
2019-07-02, 04:00

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to impro...
2019-06-19, 20:16

Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - Tasnim An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers were within range of Iranian missiles, a day after Yem...
2019-09-15, 10:00

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border wit...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Deep Depression Forms In Bay Of Bengal; Ships, Aircraft Deployed Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been deployed in the Bay of Bengal area to shepherd the fishing boats at sea to safer locations and provid...
2019-08-08, 00:32

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in c...
2019-07-20, 01:32

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails to U.S. for exercises The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed for the United States on Friday, leading a four-vessel squadron to an operational testing exe...
2019-08-31, 10:16

Air Force certifies first field unit for 3D printing of aircraft parts The U.S. Air Force on Monday announced it has certified the 60th Maintenance Squadron with an industrial-sized 3D printer and its first project, the ...
2019-08-20, 01:16

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills Taiwan’s air force demonstrated its tactical training on Tuesday, landing four war planes, assault helicopters and cardinal drone on a normally busy ...
2019-05-28, 06:48

Serbia makes another attempt to sell aircraft maintenance company Serbia's economy ministry invited bids on Monday for JAT Tehnika, a Belgrade-based aircraft maintenance company, following the failure of a previou...
2019-09-02, 15:32

Low-cost Valkyrie unmanned aircraft completes second test flight Billed as a "low-cost" drone, the XQ-58A met all test objectives during a 71-minute flight last week at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, its second t...
2019-06-17, 20:16

Boeing raises outlook for airplane demand while Airbus rolls out new model Boeing says the airline industry will need 44,000 new commercial airplanes by 2038. The market value of those planes would reach $6.8 trillion, up fr...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Airbus is pushing ahead in tech as it aims for single-pilot planes, says CTO European aerospace giant Airbus is working on technologies that will cut the number of pilots needed in the cockpit, said Grazia Vittadini, chief tec...
2019-06-28, 05:00

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after...
2019-06-19, 12:16

AirAsia to convert 253 orders for Airbus A320neo planes to larger A321neo AirAsia Group has decided to convert 253 orders for Airbus' A320neo planes to the larger A321neo model, making AirAsia the world's largest customer f...
2019-06-18, 15:48

Paris Air Show: Airbus secures over 100 orders for new planes, Boeing records zero Airbus began the first day of the Paris Air Show unveiling a new commercial jet while announcing it had secured orders for over 100 planes while its ...
2019-06-18, 15:16

UPDATE 1-Airbus faces cabin comfort dilemma as it launches A321XLR jet Airbus has broken records by launching the longest-range narrow-body jetliner at the Paris Airshow, but planemakers are having to rethink their mantr...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Smoke forces Hawaii Airlines Airbus to make emergency landing A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were tak...
2019-08-23, 12:48

Airbus aims to sell more than 1,000 planes over 15 years in Latin America, Caribbean European planemaker Airbus SE plans to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes in the next 15 years in Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting ab...
2019-07-12, 16:32

UPDATE 1-Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's l...
2019-07-09, 14:32

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their ...
2019-06-04, 22:32

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed F...
2019-05-30, 04:00

Is It Worth Taking a Short Flight to Get Airline Elite Status? It used to be a pretty safe assumption that the more you flew, the more perks you got. If you spent enough time in an airplane, you could trade that ...
2019-07-16, 06:48

UPDATE 2-Trump to meet with airline CEOs on Qatar flights U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines and Qatar Airways to discuss their accus...
2019-07-18, 21:48

India minister says confident airline capacity problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that airline capacity shortage problems following the grounding of Jet Airways Lt...
2019-06-14, 14:16

Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s ...
2019-07-09, 00:32

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.     ...
2019-08-16, 18:32

China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 million The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX airc...
2019-05-24, 16:00

Air India Pilot Accused Of Sex Harassment Barred From Airline Premises An Air India pilot accused of sexual harassment by a junior colleague has been barred from entering the premises of the airline without permission, n...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Indian airline technician dies after getting trapped in plane door A technician for Indian airline SpiceJet died in a freak accident in Kolkata on Wednesday morning, after accidentally getting trapped in a plane door...
2019-07-10, 13:16

How Dollar Flight Club lets you save big on airline tickets Whether it’s getting out to see friends and family or just globetrotting to drink in our planet, travel is one of those life goals on everyone’s to-d...
2019-08-01, 17:00

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid ...
2019-06-23, 12:32

Trump to meet airline executives to discuss 'competition and transparency' U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from a handful of airlines on Thursday to discuss "competition and transparency," a White H...
2019-07-18, 21:16

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar...
2019-07-19, 01:48

Airline under fire for allegedly refusing to accommodate passenger with autism Man says crew of Delta connecting partner SkyWest did not allow his brother, who has nonverbal autism, to sit with a family memberDelta and their con...
2019-08-21, 05:48

UPDATE 1-China airline association estimates losses from 737 MAX grounding at $579 mln The China Air Transport Association (CATA) on Friday said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX airc...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Air India Captain Accused Of Shoplifting In Sydney, Suspended By Airline An Air India pilot has been suspended for stealing from a duty-free shop at Australia's Sydney airport. The incident happened on Saturday, after whic...
2019-06-23, 13:32

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet...
2019-07-12, 05:48

Iranian military official claims country's missiles can take out aircraft carrier One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrie...
2019-06-19, 15:48

Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy aircraft over Caribbean Sea, US military says A U.S. Navy intelligence aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan fighter jet over the Caribbean Sea on Friday in a move that U.S. offici...
2019-07-22, 02:00

UPDATE 2-German minister to discuss aircraft subsidies with USTR Lighthizer German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he would meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday to discuss efforts to settle a...
2019-07-11, 05:00

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area: South Korea media Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency ...
2019-07-24, 06:32

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been...
2019-05-24, 11:16

Canada launches fighter jet competition, sees first aircraft delivery in 2025 Canada officially launched a long-delayed competition for new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident that there had been no favoritism to...
2019-07-23, 18:48

Israeli aircraft hit Hamas naval base after Gaza rocket fire The Israeli military says its aircraft have struck a Hamas naval base in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired into southern Israel from the territ...
2019-08-22, 00:48

United Tech profit beats on higher demand for aircraft parts United Technologies Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts on Tuesday, driven by ...
2019-07-23, 16:32

Naval Tejas Clears Critical Test Before Landing On Aircraft Carrier The naval variant of the homemade Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas became the first aircraft in India to successfully perform an "arrested landing",...
2019-09-13, 12:32

UPDATE 1-Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - Tasnim An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles af...
2019-09-15, 10:00

Royal Air Force intercepts Russian aircraft near British, Estonian airspace Britain's Royal Air Force intercepted Russian aircraft in two separate incidents Thursday, one near British airspace and the other near Estonian airs...
2019-08-09, 23:32

35 Injured on Air Canada Flight to Australia After Aircraft Hits 'Sudden Turbulence' Dozens of passengers aboard an Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia on Thursday were injured after the aircraft met “un-forecasted a...
2019-07-12, 04:01

UPDATE 1-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute...
2019-07-02, 02:16

Commander of US aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran tells AP: “You don’t want to inadvertently escalate something.” ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — Commander of US aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran tells AP: “You don’t want to inadvertently es...
2019-06-03, 17:32

9 dead after twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers crashes in Hawaii _____ Nine people are dead after a twin-engine aircraft carrying skydivers went down near a Hawaii airfield Friday night, officials said. The crash o...
2019-06-22, 20:00

F-35s to get warfare system upgrades, laser shock peening to strengthen aircraft BAE was awarded a $74.9 million contract to improve electronic warfare capabilities of F-35s, and the Navy announced a facility to provide laser shoc...
2019-08-21, 18:48

UPDATE 2-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute...
2019-07-02, 04:00

Aircraft Engine Firm Asked To Act On Glitches Or Face "Harshest Action" The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Wednesday said that aircraft engine firm Pratt and Whitney has been asked to ensure easy availability of...
2019-08-29, 03:16

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute...
2019-07-02, 04:48

US proposing more tariffs on European goods as part of dispute over aircraft subsidies The U.S. is proposing more tariffs on European goods including coffee and whiskies as part of a continuing dispute over aircraft subsidies.  &#...
2019-07-02, 05:16

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a ...
2019-08-28, 19:48

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft South Korean fighter jets fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace, the country's defense ...
2019-07-23, 08:16

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out ...
2019-07-23, 03:16

Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing At Kathmandu Airport After Engine Fails A small aircraft belonging to a private airlines in Nepal on Monday made an emergency landing at the Kathmandu airport after one of its engines faile...
2019-09-04, 14:32

Saab offers GlobalEye system to Finland with Gripen aircraft proposal An offer in response to Finland's request for fighter plane procurement includes Gripen planes and GlobalEye early warning planes, aerospace firm Saa...
2019-06-18, 01:16

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wed...
2019-05-22, 21:48

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart t...
2019-05-31, 07:16

Cracks Found In A380s Models, Airbus To Ask Airlines To Check Older Jets European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in s...
2019-07-09, 15:32

Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chances Airbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of...
2019-08-30, 19:16

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Exclusive: Airbus plans A321 Toulouse expansion in traces of axed superjumbo Airbus is poised to open a new assembly line for the A321neo in Toulouse, France, easing a grip on production of the hot-selling jetliner enjoyed by ...
2019-08-06, 21:32

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according t...
2019-07-06, 03:00

Want more legroom on Allegiant? Budget airline is testing a premium seat – for a fee Allegiant has added Allegiant Extra seats on flights out of Los Angeles. For a fee, passengers get extra legroom, priority boarding and a drink. &#...
2019-07-25, 07:48

Airline banned photos after blogger posts picture of handwritten menu Indonesia’s national airline Garuda sought to ban passengers from snapping photos during flights after a video blogger posted an image of a handwritt...
2019-07-18, 18:48

Mystery airline in talks to buy Mitsubishi SpaceJet to serve US regional market The Japanese planemaker Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced it's in discussions with an unnamed U.S. airline over the sale of its SpaceJet...
2019-06-19, 13:00

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA H...
2019-06-06, 10:48

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over thei...
2019-08-15, 04:00

Warren, Sanders back airline food workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pledged to support airline food service workers threatening to strike for higher wages and better health in...
2019-07-24, 11:32

UPDATE 4-Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar...
2019-07-19, 06:16

TikTok Videos By Indian Airline Crew Worry Aviation Watchdog The aviation regulator in the country is concerned about several videos on popular Chinese video app TikTok that show flight crew singing and dancing...
2019-09-20, 17:32

Government Open To Selling Part Of Air India To Foreign Airline: Report Government is open to selling a partial stake in debt-laden state-run carrier Air India to a foreign airline, people familiar with the matter said on...
2019-09-18, 18:00

Indian airline technician killed after hydraulic door accidentally closed on him A technician from Indian airline SpiceJet was killed in Kolkata early Wednesday morning after flaps covering the aircraft’s main landing gear closed ...
2019-07-11, 22:48

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
2019-07-03, 23:32

Airline passenger accidentally opens emergency exit while searching for the toilet Flying can be pretty stressful. You’ve got all your bags and whatnot, plus the snacks you grabbed in the airport terminal, a magazine or six, a...
2019-06-11, 08:00

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were ki...
2019-05-22, 11:32

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.  ...
2019-06-13, 19:16

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country s...
2019-06-21, 11:32

Florida military bases move warships, aircraft ahead of Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph, moving northwest at 10 mph toward Florida and expected to make landfall on Monday o...
2019-08-31, 00:48

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natio...
2019-07-23, 06:16

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory ap...
2019-05-26, 03:00

'Peace through strength': Navy sails an aircraft carrier through disputed South China Sea The U.S. Navy sailed an aircraft carrier through the South China Sea in a show of force against China in the midst of disputes over the strategically...
2019-08-08, 01:00

Syrian Anti-Aircraft Defences Fire At Enemy Targets Over Damascus: Report Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Saturday fired at 'enemy targets' over Damascus, state media said, as the UK-based the Syrian Observatory for Human ...
2019-08-25, 00:16

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 mill...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcr...
2019-08-25, 15:16

Boeing's Tapestry Solutions announces $259M military aircraft software contract Boeing's Tapestry Solutions division announced a 10-year, $259 million contract to provide Weapon Planning Software to the U.S. military and its alli...
2019-05-30, 01:00

'Sully' Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday ...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Boeing suspends test for new 777X aircraft following cargo door explosion: report Boeing had to stop running load tests on its new 777X aircraft following reports of a faulty cargo door, officials said. “During final load testing o...
2019-09-08, 07:48

The Boeing 747 and the Airbus A330 are two of the most popular choices for presidential jets. Here's how the world's leaders travel. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images The Boeing VC25 is arguably the most famous jetliner in the world. Most people know the plane by the callsign it's ass...
2019-09-07, 23:48

Qantas expects final purchase proposals for Sydney-London jets from Airbus, Boeing by Aug Qantas Airways Ltd has asked Airbus SE and Boeing Co to present their "best and final offer" for planes capable of flying 21-hours non-stop from Sydn...
2019-06-03, 04:16

UPDATE 4-Airbus pulls out of Canada fighter jet race, boosts Lockheed Martin's chances Airbus SE on Friday pulled out of a multibillion-dollar competition to supply Canada with 88 new fighter jets, a decision that boosts the chances of ...
2019-08-30, 22:48

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Bei...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary warns 900 jobs at risk at airline Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has told staff the airline has 500 more pilots and 400 more cabin crew than required and job losses will be announced in...
2019-07-31, 23:00

Airline shares under pressure after surprise Lufthansa profit warning – business live German carrier warns on “aggressive” growth in low-cost competitionKier Group to cut 1,200 jobs and sell housing divisionParis air show: Airbus revea...
2019-06-17, 16:16

British Airways pilots strike grounds 1,700 flights in latest blow to airline Nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of passenge...
2019-09-09, 22:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Gol fails to reach deal with Smiles loyalty program Brazil's largest domestic airline, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, said on Wednesday it had failed to reach an agreement to absorb its loyalty pro...
2019-06-19, 16:48

Five years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February, Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to re-route f...
2019-06-04, 13:16

Alaska Airlines' credit card has quietly become one of the best travel cards — even for people who hardly ever fly with the airline Alaska Airlines There are plenty of good travel cards out there. However, few are attached to a program as flexible and easy-to-navigate as Alaska A...
2019-08-11, 17:32

Airline group to hold summit on Boeing 737 MAX return in 5-7 weeks - IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will organise a summit with airlines, regulators and manufacturers in 5 to 7 weeks to discuss what...
2019-05-29, 11:00

SEE IT: NFL star Cam Newton offers airline passenger $1500 to switch seats, and is rejected NFL star Cam Newton’s alleged offer to a passenger to switch seats aboard a 10-hour flight from Paris in exchange for $1,500 was turned down, and the...
2019-06-24, 10:16

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's late...
2019-06-17, 15:48

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was ma...
2019-07-11, 05:32

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders back airline workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have pledged to support airline food service workers who are threatening to strike for higher wages and bet...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Shares of Philippine airline sent on a roller coaster ride after alleged 'fat finger' error Shares of Philippine airline Cebu Pacific were sent on a roller coaster ride after an alleged error in a sell order, according to the Financial Times...
2019-07-10, 13:00

British traveler flies plane to Spain after airline pilot doesn’t show up Well, that was easy. A British traveler, frustrated when the pilot didn’t show up for his Spain-bound easyJet flight, ended up taking the contr...
2019-09-05, 21:32

Vietnam's largest firm Vingroup plans to launch airline in crowded market Vingroup JSC has applied for a licence to launch an airline next year as Vietnam's largest conglomerate plans to expand its footprint in one of the f...
2019-08-22, 12:16

Supercar enthusiast sues airline for £200,000 after he fell on icy plane steps and injured his hip and shoulder A supercar enthusiast who says he was injured after slipping on icy plane steps is suing for £200,000, claiming his injuries prevent him from looking...
2019-06-28, 18:16

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary. &#...
2019-05-23, 23:16

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weeke...
2019-09-09, 11:00

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tue...
2019-07-23, 08:48

South Korea says it fired warning shot at Russian military aircraft that violated airspace The South Korean military fired a warning shot at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National...
2019-07-23, 04:48

UPDATE 3-'Sully' Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday ...
2019-06-19, 21:16

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in ...
2019-05-26, 09:00

ISIS video found on phone of airline mechanic accused of sabotaging airplane in Miami An American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging an airplane in Miami this July reportedly had Islamic State-sponsored video content on his person...
2019-09-19, 00:32

Airline pilot flies dad's remains home from Vietnam 52 years after seeing him off at same Dallas airport When Air Force Maj. Roy Knight, Jr., left Dallas for Vietnam 52 years ago, his 5-year-old son, Bryan, came to Dallas Love field to see him off. On Th...
2019-08-09, 05:32

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Azul beats profit expectations with focus on domestic flights Brazil's No. 3 airline, Azul SA, beat profit expectations in the second quarter as it doubled down on domestic flights, trimmed an international expa...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Indian airline technician crushed, killed by landing gear flaps during maintenance work An Indian airline technician was killed when the flaps covering an aircraft’s main landing gear accidentally closed on him during maintenance w...
2019-07-10, 16:32

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever...
2019-05-29, 14:16

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines...
2019-07-19, 22:32

Italian Airline Apologizes For Promotional Video With Actor Playing Barack Obama in Blackface An Italian airline has “deeply apologized” after one of its promotional videos featured an actor wearing blackface in an apparent attempt...
2019-07-04, 17:32

Think You Can Stay Sane On a 20-Hour Flight? This Airline Is Testing the Long-Haul Endurance Challenge Qantas Airways will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see how the human body holds up before...
2019-08-23, 23:48

Exclusive: Elliott Management opposes airline Azul on Avianca Brasil bankruptcy plan U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management is opposing a new plan by Brazilian airline Azul SA to purchase some of the routes operated by financially trouble...
2019-05-21, 14:48

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint vent...
2019-07-20, 22:48

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft 'aggressively shadowing' American plane, according to military Screenshot via US Southern Command The US Southern Command announced that a Russian-built Venezuelan aircraft "aggressively" shadowed an American ai...
2019-07-22, 20:48

5 people hurt when tour bus rolls over in the Bahamas. Military aircraft carries 4 to Fort Lauderdale for treatment. Five people injured when a Carnival Cruise tour excursion bus was involved in a rollover accident Monday had to be airlifted by military aircraft for...
2019-06-27, 18:32

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to th...
2019-07-19, 21:16

British Airways strike update: Fresh hope for holidaymakers as union and airline suggest further talks Holidaymakers have been given fresh hope that planned strikes could be averted after the pilots union suggested meeting British Airways for further t...
2019-08-29, 18:16

The Queen recalls her trips around the world as she tours Britsh Airways HQ to celebrate airline's centenary The Queen happily recalled her millions of miles of travels on behalf of the country as she celebrated the centenary of British Airways today but lau...
2019-05-23, 18:48

The Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier teamed up with Japan's biggest warship for an exercise in the South China Sea Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force The USS Ronald Reagan, the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, drilled with Japanese Maritime Self-Defe...
2019-06-13, 21:48

US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensio...
2019-06-03, 17:32

Prince William, Duchess Kate fly budget airline amid flap over Harry and Meghan's private jet use Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan may opt for private jet travel, though Prince William and Duchess Kate are apparently good flying commercial.  ...
2019-08-23, 22:48

BA strike September 2019: Airline brings in extra staff to deal with complaints amid pilot walkout chaos British Airways has brought in almost 100 extra staff members to deal with customer requests and complaints, as it braces for next month's pilot stri...
2019-08-27, 17:48

Air Lease signs long-term lease placements for four Airbus jets Air Lease Corporation said on Tuesday it had signed long-term lease placements for two new Airbus A320neo and two Airbus A321neo LR aircraft with Jap...
2019-06-18, 09:48

Dubai plane crash: family pay tribute to ex-RAF man killed in light aircraft crash The family of a former member of the Royal Air Force who died in a light aircraft crash in Dubai have paid tribute to "a lovely person who was always...
2019-05-31, 21:16

Navy's Truman Carrier Strike Group deploys without its aircraft carrier With the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman sidelined with electrical problems, its surface escorts nonetheless began deployment from their East Coast ...
2019-09-13, 23:32

Texas plane crash: Aircraft was sold just months before crash that killed 10 No information has been released to explain why the Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into a hangar and burst into flames Sunday morning.  ...
2019-07-02, 03:32

Airline charges passenger over $100,000, alleges 'aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior' A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport has received a huge bill from the ai...
2019-07-18, 17:00

6 tips for getting good customer service from a 'bad' airline? Yes, please and thank you! By combining a little bit of social media research with patience and basic manners, you can have a good flight on any airline – even low-rated ...
2019-07-05, 21:32

Italian airline Alitalia 'deeply apologizes' for Obama video showing an actor in blackface The Italian airline Alitalia has apologized and removed a promotional video featuring an actor in blackface as former President Barack Obama.  ...
2019-07-05, 04:32

This Is the iPhone 11 You Should Buy (If You Must Pre-Order) Another September is here, and as we say goodbye to the Summer, we once again say hello to the agonizing upgrade decisions following Apple’s annual i...
2019-09-12, 22:32

This $99 AirPower knockoff is available for order now There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of...
2019-06-19, 02:16

New 2019 Peugeot 208 now available to order News 22 Aug, 2019 The new Peugeot 208 is here, ready to challenge the Ford Fiesta's reign with a new platform, engines and tech, p...
2019-08-22, 23:48

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini is now available for pre-order So you managed to forget retro consoles were a thing? Allow Konami to remind you with the release of the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, which is now available t...
2019-07-18, 21:48

Here Are the Best iPhone Pre-Order Deals Today, the floodgates opened for pre-ordering the next batch of Apple’s flagship smartphones and with it, a ton of promotions from multiple storefron...
2019-09-13, 21:00

Airline thanks fliers for patience in turtle delay: 'They aren't the fastest-moving creatures' Jetstar Airways had the cutest reason for a flight delay: A small turtle was crossing the tarmac. Suffice it to say, he took things slow and steady. ...
2019-07-08, 10:48

'We kind of couldn't believe it:' American passenger recounts 21-hour delay as airline struggles American Airlines blames flight woes on a slowdown by its mechanics to gain leverage in contract talks. The union denies it and blames management. &...
2019-07-12, 21:00

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who cou...
2019-05-23, 21:32