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Lufthansa becomes first airline in Europe with five Skytrax Stars
Civil Aviation
Lufthansa becomes first airline in Europe with five Skytrax Stars

Lufthansa received a fifth star from Skytrax, becoming the first carrier outside Asia and the Middle East with Skytrax f...

Unruly passenger incidents become fewer, but more serious
Civil Aviation
Unruly passenger incidents become fewer, but more serious

The number of serious incidents involving violent travelers increases and often the cabin crew has no other option but t...

US airlines to ban smart bags with non-removable batteries
Civil Aviation
US airlines to ban smart bags with non-removable batteries

From January 15, 2018, American Airlines' passengers traveling with battery-powered luggage must be able to remove t...

US airlines to carry 51M passengers over holiday period – A4A
Civil Aviation
US airlines to carry 51M passengers over holiday period – A4A

Airlines for America forecasts that 51 million passengers are expected to fly globally on US airlines over the 21-day wi...

QUIZ: Amazing airports
Airports
QUIZ: Amazing airports

Ah, airports. For some, it’s the worst part of the journey, for others – a great shopping opportunity. And f...

Japan Airlines invests $10M in supersonic plane
Civil Aviation
Japan Airlines invests $10M in supersonic plane

Japan Airlines made $10 million investment in Boom Technologies, a Denver-based startup that is developing a supersonic...

India's air traffic records two years of 20%-plus growth
Civil Aviation
India's air traffic records two years of 20%-plus growth

India's major airports are seeing a strong rise in passenger traffic, which has recorded two years of 20%-plus growt...

American Airlines to launch anti-racism training for its staff
Civil Aviation
American Airlines to launch anti-racism training for its staff

On November 30, 2017, American Airlines announced its plan to launch anti-racism training for all employees. ...

Malaysia Airlines to train staff to combat human traffic
Civil Aviation
Malaysia Airlines to train staff to combat human traffic

Malaysia Airlines is planning to train its employees to spot and identify possible victims of human trafficking among th...

Air Mauritius Group, revenue EUR11.6M in Q3 2017
Aviation Economics
Air Mauritius Group, revenue EUR11.6M in Q3 2017

For the quarter ended on September 30, 2017, the Group and the Company recorded profits of 11.8 million euros and 11.6 m...

Ryanair, pax up by 8% in October 2017
Aviation Economics
Ryanair, pax up by 8% in October 2017

In October 2017, Ryanair's passenger load factor (PLF) improved 1.0 percentage points to 96%, compared to October 20...

Asia Pacific, pax up by 8.3% in October 2017
Aviation Economics
Asia Pacific, pax up by 8.3% in October 2017

On November 28, 2017, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) presented its airlines' traffic results for Octobe...

Aeroflot Group, pax up by 16.8% in January-September 2017
Aviation Economics
Aeroflot Group, pax up by 16.8% in January-September 2017

Aeroflot Group announced its condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the nine months ended on September...

Air Asia X Berhad, pax up by 23% in Q3 2017
Aviation Economics
Air Asia X Berhad, pax up by 23% in Q3 2017

AirAsia X Berhad reported its financial results for the third quarter ended on September 30, 2017....

Air Force investigates F-16 crash, head of Thunderbirds fired
Defense
Air Force investigates F-16 crash, head of Thunderbirds fired

The head of the US Air Force's Thunderbirds was discharged as the US Air Force  “lost confidence in his l...

Norwegian to fly from Argentina to US in 2018
Civil Aviation
Norwegian to fly from Argentina to US in 2018

Norwegian Air Shuttle's Argentine unit is planning direct flights from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles, New York, and Is...