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.

Nov 17, 2010 - 8:57 AM
Brazil’s Embraer and China’s AVIC International Leasing Co., signed a memorandum of understanding today at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exh
Nov 16, 2010 - 6:10 AM
While Boeing continues its investigation into <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-grounds-787s-after-cabin-smoke-interrupts-test-flight-27183/ _blan
Nov 16, 2010 - 6:05 AM
China’s Comac delivered on its promise to make a splash at this week’s Zhuhai Airshow today, as the state-controlled aerospace conglomerate revealed the id
Nov 15, 2010 - 11:06 AM
Nov 15, 2010 - 1:30 AM
Airbus’s schedule for the A350 XWB has slipped to later in the second half of 2013, reflecting the company’s recognition that the transition from the desig
FlyDubai COO Kenneth Giles accepted delivery of the first Boeing 737NG equipp...
Nov 12, 2010 - 9:01 AM
Boeing delivered the first 737NG with the new <link>Sky Interior</link> cabin to FlyDubai on October 27.
Some of the 102 Airbus airplanes ordered by China Aviation Supplies Holding C...
Nov 12, 2010 - 8:57 AM
While Boeing lays claim to the status of “China’s leading supplier of passenger airplanes,” Airbus certainly proved itself a worthy competitor for that tit
Authorities discovered one of two explosive devices on October 29 at the FedE...
Nov 12, 2010 - 8:53 AM
The air freight industry needs to quickly adopt the more sophisticated and holistic approaches to security already introduced in the maritime cargo sector,
An advisory directive issued by the EASA on November 10 calls for repetitive ...
Nov 12, 2010 - 8:43 AM
Rolls-Royce today confirmed that an oil fire led to the November 4 uncontained failure of a Trent 900 on a Qantas A380 on its way from Sydney to Singapore.
Nov 10, 2010 - 8:54 AM
Singapore Airlines grounded three of its 11 Airbus A380s to perform “precautionary” engine changes after consultations with Trent 900 manufacturer Rolls-Ro