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Cathay Pacific cuts capacity after “incredibly challenging” month
Civil Aviation
Cathay Pacific cuts capacity after “incredibly challenging” month

Caught in the crossfire between the politics of mainland China and anti-government protests in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific...

Iceland’s WOW air to take off again, this time, from the US
Civil Aviation
Iceland’s WOW air to take off again, this time, from the US

The defunct Icelandic low-cost carrier WOW air is reportedly set to resume flight operations as soon as October 2019. Th...

Boeing 777X program takes another hit, door blows out during test
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Boeing 777X program takes another hit, door blows out during test

Boeing’s new wide-body jet program, the 777X, has taken another hit. Reports indicate that the manufacturer has ha...

American Airlines mechanic arrested over suspicion of sabotage
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American Airlines mechanic arrested over suspicion of sabotage

A bitter dispute between American Airlines and its mechanics unions has turned ugly. The company’s mechanic has be...

Emirates Clark: no reliability - no new Airbus/Boeing jets for us
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Emirates Clark: no reliability - no new Airbus/Boeing jets for us

Emirates’ President Tim Clark is running out of patience when it comes to continuous engine and aircraft performan...

Singapore Airlines bets on non-stop services expansion to the US
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Singapore Airlines bets on non-stop services expansion to the US

Singapore Airlines (SIA) continues to expand its non-stop services, focusing on the Southeast Asia-U.S. market. The flag...

Ryanair reshuffle: O’Leary succeeded as chief of airline
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Ryanair reshuffle: O’Leary succeeded as chief of airline

The King is dead, long live the King(s). Ryanair’s boss Michael O’Leary has been replaced as chief executive...

Student pilot lands plane after instructor passes out mid-flight
Civil Aviation
Student pilot lands plane after instructor passes out mid-flight

What was supposed to be his first lesson on a two-seater plane turned into a crash course on how to fly and land a light...

Aeroméxico feud over Emirates Spain-Mexico route heats up: Part 2
Civil Aviation
Aeroméxico feud over Emirates Spain-Mexico route heats up: Part 2

An ongoing dispute between Aeroméxico and Emirates over the Gulf carrier’s plans to launch a new service fr...

Aeroméxico-Emirates bitter spat over Spain-Mexico route: Part 1
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Aeroméxico-Emirates bitter spat over Spain-Mexico route: Part 1

When Emirates revealed intentions to launch flights from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona, Aeroméxico vowed to...

Indonesia threatens to halt Airbus orders over spat with EU
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Indonesia threatens to halt Airbus orders over spat with EU

Indonesia is reportedly considering halting the import of Airbus passenger aircraft as a result of a trade dispute with...

RAF Red Arrows join USAF Thunderbirds in stunning NYC flypast
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RAF Red Arrows join USAF Thunderbirds in stunning NYC flypast

The British Royal Air Force “Red Arrows” Aerobatic Team, led by the United States Air Force “Thunderbi...

Cracks in salvaged A380 engine part to prompt safety checks?
Civil Aviation
Cracks in salvaged A380 engine part to prompt safety checks?

Updated. Investigation into a mid-air engine explosion on an Air France Airbus A380 in 2017 has reportedly brought to li...

Airbus clarifies A320neo, A321neo issues flagged by EASA
Civil Aviation
Airbus clarifies A320neo, A321neo issues flagged by EASA

Within less than a month, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued two airworthiness directives addre...

South Korea’s activist fund KCGI mulls Asiana Airlines takeover
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South Korea’s activist fund KCGI mulls Asiana Airlines takeover

South Korea’s two largest carriers with, lately, not so shiny of a reputation, may now be joining forces. Activist...

Airbus goes the distance, prepares to unveil A350-1000ULR
Civil Aviation
Airbus goes the distance, prepares to unveil A350-1000ULR

Airbus A350XWB family of jetliners have become the aircraft-of-choice for many airlines competing in the ultra-long-haul...