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European wet-leasing deal hailed a ‘win win’ in EU-US dispute
Deals & Transactions
European wet-leasing deal hailed a ‘win win’ in EU-US dispute

Revision of the rules will allow the EU to lift the existing time restriction on wet-leasing and solve a dispute between...

Pilot job description: more than just a plane driver
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Pilot job description: more than just a plane driver

On one hand a pilot is a person who operates the flying controls of an aircraft. But a pilot is more than just a ‘...

Gatwick to turn standby runway into routine use
Airports
Gatwick to turn standby runway into routine use

Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London, United Kingdom, officially revealed plans to open the second runway by putting the exis...

Spirit Airlines appoints Scott Haralson as new CFO
Promotions & appointments
Spirit Airlines appoints Scott Haralson as new CFO

Spirit Airlines announced on October 17, 2018, that its board of directors has promoted Scott M. Haralson to t...

Boeing forecasts air cargo traffic to double in 20 years
Civil Aviation
Boeing forecasts air cargo traffic to double in 20 years

Boeing projects air cargo operators will need more than 2,600 freighters over the next two decades to keep up with incre...

Norwegian launches Argentinean subsidiary operations
Civil Aviation
Norwegian launches Argentinean subsidiary operations

On October 16, 2018, Norwegian Group launched operations of its Argentinian subsidiary, named Norwegian Air Argentina....

Two pilots die in Ukrainian fighter crash, U.S. pilot 'involved'
Defense
Two pilots die in Ukrainian fighter crash, U.S. pilot 'involved'

A two-seat Ukrainian fighter jet has crashed during a joint exercise with NATO air forces, killing both the pilot and co...

Analysis| Q2 2018 LCC performance: spring damped, shocks absorbed
Aviation Economics
Analysis| Q2 2018 LCC performance: spring damped, shocks absorbed

This is the time of year when things get better for Europe’s LCCs. Springtime brings new hope and new growth, and...

Dark side of aviation growth: are we forgetting human rights?
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Dark side of aviation growth: are we forgetting human rights?

New forms of military and commercial exploitation are increasing the disparity of power between those who dominate airsp...

FL Technics gets AMO certification in Vietnam
MRO
FL Technics gets AMO certification in Vietnam

A subsidiary company of FL Technics receives Approved Maintenance Organization certification from the Civil Av...

AviaAM Leasing sells two Airbus A321s
Deals & Transactions
AviaAM Leasing sells two Airbus A321s

AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing, and sales, announ...

BREAKING| Cessna smashes into crowd, 3 dead, 8 injured
Civil Aviation
BREAKING| Cessna smashes into crowd, 3 dead, 8 injured

Three people dead and eight injured as a Cessna crashes into people on the ground after a failed landing....

Bombardier appoints new Chief Transformation Supply Chain Officer
Promotions & appointments
Bombardier appoints new Chief Transformation Supply Chain Officer

Bombardier announced the appointment of Sam Abdelmalek as Chief Transformation and Supply Chain Officer, effective Octob...

Embraer KC-390 multi-mission airlift makes maiden flight
Defense
Embraer KC-390 multi-mission airlift makes maiden flight

Embraer completes a maiden flight of the first series production multi-mission medium airlift KC-390....

SpiceJet receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8
Deals & Transactions
SpiceJet receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

SpiceJet received its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on October 12, 2018, as it is moving to expand and standardize its...

Mexico-Canada aviation: strong grounds, lack of formal agreements
Civil Aviation
Mexico-Canada aviation: strong grounds, lack of formal agreements

Although Canada is one of the countries that have established its aviation in Mexico for decades, there are no agreement...