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Russia’s UTAir plans to acquire as many as 24 Sukhoi Superjet 100-95s as replacements for its aged Tupolev Tu-134s, Sukhoi general director Mikhail Pogosya
Azul Linhas Aereos, Brazil’s newest discount airline, registered a 79.71-percent load factor and carried 2.2 million passengers last year, its first full y
Swiss regional airline Baboo, based in Geneva, and Darwin Airline, headquartered at Lugano Airport in southern Switzerland, an-nounced in late November tha
The October 1 merger of United and Continental Airlines has exhumed an old bone of contention between mainline pilots and their management that stands to p
Delta Air Lines plans this month to start installing onboard Wi-Fi on 223 regional jets flown by Delta Connection carriers, making Delta the first U.S.
The Teamsters-represented pilots of Seattle-based Horizon Air ratified a new five-year labor contract in late November, officially ending some four years
Gurgaon, India-based SpiceJet placed a firm order last month for 15 Bombardier Q400 turboprops in a deal worth some $446 million, according to the Canadi
Lufthansa has placed a new firm order for eight Embraer E195s for use within the Lufthansa Regional system, the Brazilian manufacturer announced last month
Late last year the NTSB issued recommendations (A-10-124 through -128) in response to the 2009 fatal Hudson River midair between a Piper Lance and a tour h
UK air navigation service provider Nats and lobbying association Oil & Gas UK last month switched their North Sea multilateration system to the “ope