Airline News

Ryanair Cancels 400 Flights As More Pilots Strike

August 8, 2018

Ryanair Cancels 400 Flights As More Pilots Strike

Ryanair has cancelled an additional 250 flights for Friday as a result of its Germany-based pilots voting for industrial action.


Norwegian Air Approved For Brazilian Flights

August 8, 2018

Norwegian Air Approved For Brazilian Flights

Brazilian civil aviation agency ANAC has approved Norwegian Air to operate flights into Brazil as the Scandinavian airline looks to extend its long haul operations.


VLM Airlines To Suspend Most Scheduled Flights

August 7, 2018

VLM Airlines To Suspend Most Scheduled Flights

Belgian carrier VLM Airlines is suspending most of its scheduled routes as it pivots towards its charter operations.


Aimia Signs Up More Airlines To Aeroplan

August 7, 2018

Aimia Signs Up More Airlines To Aeroplan

Aeroplan loyalty plan owner Aimia has announced that two more Canadian airlines have signed up to the rewards plan.


Iran Air Receives Five ATRs Prior To Sanctions

August 6, 2018

Iran Air Receives Five ATRs Prior To Sanctions

Iran has taken delivery of five more ATR 72-600 aircraft, two days before US sanctions were due to be reimposed on the country.



Norwegian Seeks Pilots To Expand Its Dublin Base

August 3, 2018

Norwegian Seeks Pilots To Expand Its Dublin Base

Norwegian Air is looking to recruit 40 pilots for its Dublin base to support its transatlantic expansion plans.


Ryanair Proposes Mediator For Pilot Union Talks

August 3, 2018

Ryanair Proposes Mediator For Pilot Union Talks

In the continuing battle between Ryanair and some of its pilot groups, the airline has proposed third-party mediation to break the deadlock in its talks with the Irish pilot union Fórsa.


United Bulks Up Israel Flights With Washington Dulles Service

August 3, 2018

United Bulks Up Israel Flights With Washington Dulles Service

United Airlines is extending its service offering to Israel with three times weekly flights between Washington Dulles and Tel Aviv.


JAL, China Eastern JV Will Achieve “Great Results”

August 2, 2018

JAL, China Eastern JV Will Achieve “Great Results”

Japan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines have signed an agreement to form a joint business agreement, ramping up their existing codeshare relationship to include domestic flights.


Rising Fuel Costs Push Scoot To Raise Fares

August 2, 2018

Rising Fuel Costs Push Scoot To Raise Fares

Low cost Singapore-based airline Scoot will increase its fares in September, blaming the cost of jet fuel.


Ryanair’s Swedish Pilots Call 24-hour Strike

August 1, 2018

Ryanair’s Swedish Pilots Call 24-hour Strike

The union representing Ryanair’s Sweden-based pilots has announced a 24-hour strike on August 10, adding to industrial action planned by a number of the airline’s pilot groups.


Aeroméxico Crash Investigation Recovers Flight Recorders

August 1, 2018

Aeroméxico Crash Investigation Recovers Flight Recorders

Investigators from Mexico’s civil aviation authority have recovered the flight recorders from the Aeroméxico aircraft that crashed on takeoff from Durango airport on Tuesday.


Mexican Plane Crashes, No Fatalities Reported

July 31, 2018

Mexican Plane Crashes, No Fatalities Reported

An Aeromexico plane crashed just after taking off from Durango airport on Tuesday, with no fatalities reported from the 101 people onboard.


Ryanair Dutch Pilots Vote For Industrial Action

July 31, 2018

Ryanair Dutch Pilots Vote For Industrial Action

Industrial strife continues at Ryanair with the airline’s Netherlands-based pilots voting for industrial action.


MH370 Mystery Remains Unsolved Four Years On

July 30, 2018

MH370 Mystery Remains Unsolved Four Years On

Malaysia on Monday released its report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in March 2014, with no definitive conclusion reached about what happened to the Boeing 777.