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.

July 25, 2016, 10:59 AM

Boeing Increases 20-Year Forecast for New Pilots, Technicians

The need for new airline pilots and technicians will grow by double digits in both categories, the manufacturer said.

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Jun 22, 2016 - 9:06 AM
Air Astana is facing a dilemma as to whether it can still afford the Boeing 787s it plans to add to its fleet.
Iridium Next satellite
Jun 20, 2016 - 3:01 PM
The first launch of Iridium Next satellites with hosted ADS-B payloads is scheduled for September.
Bombardier CRJ900
Jun 20, 2016 - 12:53 PM
The Canadian manufacturer reports 428 firm orders for the 90-seat CRJ900 regional airliner.
Jun 16, 2016 - 10:44 AM
First C Series cleared for delivery to Swiss
Jun 16, 2016 - 10:01 AM
Device's memory unit retrieved from wreckage found some 10,000 feet under the Mediterranean
Jun 15, 2016 - 11:40 AM
U.S. manufacturer acknowledges existence of talks
Jun 15, 2016 - 10:17 AM
Airline plans to shed all Embraer E190s, portion of ATR fleet
Jun 14, 2016 - 10:35 AM
Egyptian authorities report radar images confirm airplane turned left and then 360 degrees right before starting descent into Mediterranean
Jun 10, 2016 - 10:39 AM
Representatives from airlines, government, safety groups and pilots' unions find common ground
Jun 10, 2016 - 10:05 AM
The head of French accident investigation agency BEA says the industry has needlessly delayed new requirements for fight data recorder signals.