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Southwest to investigate jet groundings amid tense labor dispute
Civil Aviation
Southwest to investigate jet groundings amid tense labor dispute

Southwest Airlines announced it will launch an investigation into the cause of an “operational emergency” de...

Cathay Pacific Airbus A350 breaks into tarmac at Tel Aviv Airport
Civil Aviation
Cathay Pacific Airbus A350 breaks into tarmac at Tel Aviv Airport

It is not every day that an aircraft breaks into tarmac and ends up getting stuck there. That is exactly what happened t...

Southwest in “operational emergency” as dozens jets grounded
Civil Aviation
Southwest in “operational emergency” as dozens jets grounded

If the delay of the FAA’s authorization for Southwest’s Hawaii service launch as well as the fallout from th...

Exclusive with Aircommerce: rediscovering travel retail
Airports
Exclusive with Aircommerce: rediscovering travel retail

Updated. Travel retail is a booming global industry. For many travelers passing through airports around the world, shopp...

Supersonic drama: Aerion changes partners from Lockheed to Boeing
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Supersonic drama: Aerion changes partners from Lockheed to Boeing

It is becoming increasingly harder to keep up with all the latest developments in the industry-wide efforts to revive fa...

Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles
Defense
Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy have fallen under scrutiny by the Pentagon, which has initiated a review of the...

Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles
Defense
Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy have fallen under scrutiny by the Pentagon, which has initiated a review of the...

Southwest and off to Hawaii: soaring past range in test flight
Civil Aviation
Southwest and off to Hawaii: soaring past range in test flight

Southwest has begun conducting test flights to Hawaii as it seeks regulatory approval to start its long-anticipated serv...

Qatar Airways reaches Open Skies deal with the EU
Civil Aviation
Qatar Airways reaches Open Skies deal with the EU

Updated. While the fiery dispute between U.S. legacy carriers and three major Gulf airlines continues to rage, the focus...

A380 program at risk once more: Emirates to backtrack order?
Civil Aviation
A380 program at risk once more: Emirates to backtrack order?

Emirates, world’s largest customer of the Airbus A380, is reportedly studying the possibility of switching its rec...

Full throttle: Vietnam scrambles to achieve FAA safety rating
Civil Aviation
Full throttle: Vietnam scrambles to achieve FAA safety rating

Reports indicate the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could grant Category 1 rating to Vietnam “soon&rdq...

Nepal crash: final report points to pilot's ‘emotional breakdown’
Civil Aviation
Nepal crash: final report points to pilot's ‘emotional breakdown’

The pilot of a US-Bangla Airlines plane that crashed upon landing in Kathmandu last March “seemed to have an emoti...

Nepal crash: final report details erratic, dangerous maneuvering
Civil Aviation
Nepal crash: final report details erratic, dangerous maneuvering

Investigators have released the final report into the crash that took the lives of 51 people last March, detailing the d...

Powerful tornado wreaks havoc at Antalya airport [video]
Airports
Powerful tornado wreaks havoc at Antalya airport [video]

Severe weather outbreak in Antalya, Turkey, over the weekend did not spare the city’s airport. Video footage emerg...

World’s largest jet engine is getting ready to power Boeing 777X
Civil Aviation
World’s largest jet engine is getting ready to power Boeing 777X

The debut of the biggest turbine engine in the world installed on the largest plane Boeing ever built is close...

Virgin Australia protests against Qantas-Cathay HK flights
Civil Aviation
Virgin Australia protests against Qantas-Cathay HK flights

Fueled by strong demand for travel between Australia and Asia, the competition over flights to Hong Kong has been heatin...