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Air Koryo plans new route to Xi’An, China
Civil Aviation
Air Koryo plans new route to Xi’An, China

China will allow North Korea's national carrier, Air Koryo, to open a new route to Xi’an from July 2018, makin...

USAF and Boeing agree on long delayed KC-46 delivery date
Defense
USAF and Boeing agree on long delayed KC-46 delivery date

The United States Air Force and Boeing reached an agreement for the delivery date of the first KC-46 Pegasus Tanker. The...

Air India privatization suspended as no bidder showed interest
Civil Aviation
Air India privatization suspended as no bidder showed interest

The Indian government suspended privatization process of national carrier Air India, as no bid was made to acquire the 7...

Eurocontrol: Flight delays to grow 53% in Europe in 2018
Airports
Eurocontrol: Flight delays to grow 53% in Europe in 2018

According to the European air traffic control (Eurocontrol), delays in air traffic should explode in 2018, and the situa...

France takes leadership of European fighter program
Defense
France takes leadership of European fighter program

France was given development leadership of the sixth-generation European-made fighter jet program on June 19, 2018, with...

Airbus A330neo begins endurance tests
Civil Aviation
Airbus A330neo begins endurance tests

The Airbus A330neo began its endurance and online testing on commercial routes. As a final step in the aircraft certific...

Lufthansa and IAG could enter a clash of titans over Norwegian
Deals & Transactions
Lufthansa and IAG could enter a clash of titans over Norwegian

The low cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle could become the prize of a fight between two giants of the European aviation...

Aigle Azur bracing to launch long-haul operations
Civil Aviation
Aigle Azur bracing to launch long-haul operations

Aigle Azur, the second most scheduled French airline after Air France, received its second Airbus A330-200 on June 14, 2...

Rolls Royce appeases investors on Trent 1000 problem
MRO
Rolls Royce appeases investors on Trent 1000 problem

In a briefing with the company’s investors on June 15, 2018, Rolls Royce CEO Warren East commented on the issue cu...

Boeing bracing for potential trade war between US and China
Aviation Economics
Boeing bracing for potential trade war between US and China

Boeing is assessing the potential damages in case it finds itself at the center of of a trade war between the United Sta...