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

Read More
Planned changes to major airline alliances such as Oneworld could see Qantas
Aug 29, 2011 - 7:25 AM
Developments planned by Australia’s Qantas Airways and American Airlines demonstrate membership benefits for global alliance partners seeking to rationaliz
Momentum is gathering for unmanned aircraft to operate in U.S. civil airspace
Aug 29, 2011 - 7:20 AM
Air transport industry groups accept the inevitability of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flying in civil airspace.
Air traffic controllers at Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Center
Aug 29, 2011 - 7:15 AM
The economic, environmental and efficiency gains promised under the Single European Sky ATM Research (Sesar) program are “extremely sensitive” to timely im
Aug 29, 2011 - 5:05 AM
The loss of service from automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) stations in the Gulf of Mexico last summer exposed the risk inherent in the FAA
Aug 28, 2011 - 1:50 PM
<i>To the European Regions Airline Association, the last 36 months have proved the most challenging period the industry at large has ever faced, leaving ER
Aug 28, 2011 - 7:50 AM
Steven Udvar Hazy’s Air Lease has delivered its first new Embraer aircraft from the <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/new-lea
Aug 28, 2011 - 7:20 AM
Boeing received FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for the new 747-8F Freighter on August 19.
Aug 28, 2011 - 6:10 AM
American Eagle pilots reached an agreement with management in late July that guarantees an opportunity to work for American Airlines as AMR prepares to div
Aug 28, 2011 - 5:40 AM
The U.S.
Aug 27, 2011 - 5:10 AM
Virgin Australia will introduce its first ATR turboprops under a new regional alliance with Perth-based Skywest starting in October, the company announced