Air Transport

News and issues relating to international air transport and cargo carriers, national airlines and regional airlines, including aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

August 17, 2017, 10:04 AM

North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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Jan 2, 2017 - 10:54 AM
New bottom-up approach needed to develop Single European Sky
Jan 2, 2017 - 9:43 AM
ICAO published preliminary air transport market statistics for 2016.
Dec 29, 2016 - 2:24 PM
The Persian Gulf carrier acquired a 10 percent share of Santiago, Chile-based Latam Airlines Group for $608 million.
Dec 29, 2016 - 11:43 AM
Headliners include A350-1000 first flight, C Series EIS.
Dec 29, 2016 - 9:49 AM
Repository Implemented too quickly, says IATA security specialist
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
Dec 28, 2016 - 10:15 AM
Closer spacing with more efficient routing and operations will help the aviation industry meet environmental goals, Aireon-funded study finds.
Dec 28, 2016 - 9:54 AM
Two years after it merged with Northwest Airlines, Delta deferred the earlier order to 2020 and beyond.
Emirates Airline A380
Dec 27, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The Dubai-based carrier will now take six of the superjumbos in 2018 and six in 2019, postponing the schedule by a year.
Dec 27, 2016 - 10:50 AM
The jet carrying Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team ran out of fuel while waiting for clearance to land outside of Medellin, Colombia.
Dec 22, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Increased maximum takeoff weight helps extend range by 50 percent