Retirement

DAT to retire Europe’s last MD-83

Danish Air Transport (DAT) announced the farewell flight of its McDonnell Douglas MD-83, the last aircraft of its type on the continent....


Southwest COO takes charge as the next president

Southwest Airlines chief operations officer takes charge as the airline's new president on September 13, 2021....


Calhoun to work longer after Boeing extends retirement age

Boeing decided to extend the mandatory retirement age for its President and CEO David L. Calhoun by five years....


What ever happened to British Airways Victor Foxtrot?

Another Boeing 747 left  British Airways fleet. This time, it was the Victor Foxtrot airliner. ...


After 22 years in skies, CityJet farewells last BAe Avro RJ85

Irish regional airline CityJet (WX) retired its last British Aerospace Avro RJ85 jet named “Great Blasket Island” after 22 years of active operations. The last departure of the jets brought to the end its involvement with the Irish wet-lease air carrier....


China Airlines subsidiary to retire whole Embraer E-190 fleet

Mandarin Airlines, a subsidiary of the Taiwanese carrier China Airlines, confirmed the gradual retirement plan of its Embraer E-190 fleet – the only fleet of Embraer aircraft in Taiwan.  ...


Rumor: Airbus’ John Leahy to be replaced by Rolls-Royce head?

According to an unofficial account, the retiring Airbus commercial aircraft salesman John Leahy is to be replaced by Eric Schulz, the head of civil engines division at Rolls-Royce....