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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
Civil Aviation
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...

Ryanair says “no travel chaos”, despite failing talks with unions
Civil Aviation
Ryanair says “no travel chaos”, despite failing talks with unions

Remember last summer’s travel misery as a wave of union strikes at Ryanair paralyzed hundreds of holidaymakers&rsq...

Airbus latest figures: deliveries up, cancellations shadow orders
Civil Aviation
Airbus latest figures: deliveries up, cancellations shadow orders

While the industry is still reeling from the half year 2019 results posted by the world’s two largest plane makers...

Indonesia to release final report on Lion Air crash by October
Civil Aviation
Indonesia to release final report on Lion Air crash by October

Indonesian investigators are reportedly preparing to release the final report into last year’s fatal crash of Lion...

British Airways IT glitch strands passengers at 3 London airports
Civil Aviation
British Airways IT glitch strands passengers at 3 London airports

If troubles with its pilots and repercussions from last year’s data breach incident were not enough, British Airwa...

Airbus begins US-based production of A220, but is there a demand?
Civil Aviation
Airbus begins US-based production of A220, but is there a demand?

Airbus announced on August 5, 2019, that the first team of A220 production workforce have begun work at its Mobile, Alab...

EASA finds excessive pitch issue in second Airbus A320 family jet
Civil Aviation
EASA finds excessive pitch issue in second Airbus A320 family jet

The Airbus A320neo has been found to be potentially subject to an angle-of-attack protection weakness, which, under cert...

British Airways loses 2nd legal challenge to block pilot’s strike
Civil Aviation
British Airways loses 2nd legal challenge to block pilot’s strike

British Airways (BA) legal attempts to halt its pilots’ industrial action have now been defeated twice in court. T...

Air Canada joins Southwest, cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights till 2020
Civil Aviation
Air Canada joins Southwest, cuts Boeing 737 MAX flights till 2020

Canada’s flagship carrier Air Canada, much like Southwest Airlines in the U.S., has given up hopes to resume its B...

Scoot to expand fleet with Airbus A321neo order
Civil Aviation
Scoot to expand fleet with Airbus A321neo order

The low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group, Scoot, is set on fleet expansion with the latest purchase of Airbus A3...

Malaysia Airlines turns to Morgan Stanley in recovery scramble
Aviation Economics
Malaysia Airlines turns to Morgan Stanley in recovery scramble

Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund has hired Morgan Stanley to explore strategic options for Malaysia Airlines, incl...

KLM India tweets advice on seat fatality rate in plane crashes
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KLM India tweets advice on seat fatality rate in plane crashes

If you ever wondered where to sit in a plane to survive a possible crash, wonder no more. Good-guy KLM India has provide...