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Rytis Beresnevicius
How the Top 5 biggest airlines’ fleets changed due to coronavirus

With the coronavirus having its impact on airlines large and small, how are the worlds top 5 biggest airlines faring amidst the outbreak?...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Compass Airlines to cease operations

Compass Airlines, a regional U.S. carrier, which has operated flights for American Airlines and Delta, is ceasing operations from April 2020, due to two “insurmountable obstacles” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Will coronavirus send the A380 into early retirement?

As the aviation industry is caught in the coronavirus crisis, American Airlines is accelerating the retirement of its older Boeing 767s. Meanwhile, at least three airlines have grounded their fleets of A380 aircraft, while Emirates is reportedly in discussions to postpone the last eight superjumbos deliveries. With long-haul routes being the most affected by travel bans, the coronavirus could send the giants into early retirement....


AeroTime Team
Capacity-cutting American Airlines to stock up on Dreamliners

American Airlines plans to add 22 new Boeing 787 Dreamliner wide-bodies to its fleet of 947 aircraft. The announcement comes at a time when the slump in demand caused by the coronavirus outbreak forced the U.S. legacy carrier to cut its capacity by as much as 55% on some routes....


Clement Charpentreau
American Airlines saboteur sentenced to three years in prison

An American Airlines mechanic, who had worked for the company for 30 years, was sentenced to three years in prison after an attempt to sabotage the navigation system of an aircraft about to take off....


AeroTime Team
Qatar Airways, American Airlines bury the hatchet

Former mortal enemies, American Airlines and Qatar Airways, have seemingly made peace, as the two carriers announced signing a strategic partnership and code-sharing agreement on February 25, 2020. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
United, Southwest and American announce 2019 financial results

The trio of United States-based carriers announced their Q4 2019 and Full Year results, joining Delta Air Lines, which announced its yearly results on January 14, 2020. All in all, the four biggest carriers in North America and some of the biggest airlines in the world had a healthy year: with the exception of Delta, despite being negatively affected by the 737 MAX groundings, all airlines demonstrated healthy profitability....


Rytis Beresnevicius
American Airlines reaches deal with Boeing over 737 MAX

The carrier that became the culprit of the 737 MAX, American Airlines,  agreed a deal with Boeing regarding compensation due to the financial damage sustained throughout the MAX crisis. The sum, however, is not disclosed....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Top 5 biggest airlines of 2019

Measuring the size of the airline can be done in various ways. However, a good indication of the size of the carrier can be its fleet and how many aircraft it operates. But who were the biggest players in aviation in 2019?...


Ruta Burbaite
American Airlines mechanic admits to plane sabotage attempt

A former American Airlines mechanic has pleaded guilty to “attempted destruction of an aircraft” in a U.S. federal court. The mechanic, accused of trying to sabotage a passenger airplane, admitted to tampering with a critical flight-monitoring device on the airline’s Boeing 737 jet back in July 2019. The sabotage attempt was discovered after a flight carrying 150 people on board was aborted just before takeoff from Miami, avoidi...