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Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct

Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct

The South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and have ... Read More

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; ... Read More

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

Major US carrier, American Airlines, announced on Sunday that is has extended the grounding of its entire Boeing 737 ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ... Read More

Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane

Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane

When it comes to where you sit on a plane, location matters. So, which is it? Window seat, aisle ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and ... Read More

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX ... Read More

United Airlines named a top company for diversity

United Airlines named a top company for diversity

This week, United Airlines was honored by DiversityInc with their "DiversityInc Top 50" designation, lauding the airline's leadership in ... Read More

FAA on airport drone detection systems

FAA on airport drone detection systems

In order to support the safe integration of UAS detection systems into the airport environment, the Federal Aviation Administration ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings ... Read More

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines has announced its decision to cancel a planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 ... Read More

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Russian pilots landed a flaming Superjet-100 aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, after an in-flight emergency forced a crash landing. ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify ... Read More