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Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

Second largest airport in the world about to open

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The new Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flights of passenger planes in May 2019. The airport's construction ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 9, 2019

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

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? ... Read More

Another safety blow for Boeing: 737 MAX and NG’s “improperly manufactured parts” need replacement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX and NG manufacturer revealed that some aircraft parts were improperly manufactured and would need replacement dealing yet ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

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

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover ... Read More

YQB 5K: 1,200 to run Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport’s runway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) will be holding the first YQB 5K, where ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

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

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

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

“Foreign object” damaging wiring: Boeing whistleblowers report new issue with 737 Max

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering an entirely new angle on its investigation into Boeing’s 737 Max line ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to ... Read More

Japan’s first domestic passenger plane since 1960s to challenge Boeing and Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, an aviation unit of Japanese industrial giant, is planning to start deliveries of Japan's first domestically-produced passenger ... Read More

IndiGo airline under safety audit by India’s civil aviation regulator

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

India's civil aviation regulator will conduct a special safety audit of the low-cost carrier IndiGo following concerns about the snag-ridden ... Read More

Air Mauritius confirms it will resume flights to Seychelles after 15 years

mm Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019

The Mauritian press has confirmed that Air Mauritius will return to Mahé the main island of Seychelles. It was several ... Read More

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

President Trump offered some unsolicited advice to aviation giant Boeing on how to tackle the problems with its Boeing 737 ... Read More

American Airlines to keep its Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded until August

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2019

American Airlines has chosen to keep its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX grounded until at least August 19, even if ... Read More

Zero: Boeing receives no commercial orders for its troubled 737 MAX aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Boeing did not win any commercial orders for its 737 MAX jet in March following a second deadly crash involving ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, ... Read More

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The newest report that broke overnight about the Ethiopian airline crash states that the pilots initially followed Boeing's emergency procedure ... Read More