January 2011 Aviation International News

Dec 28, 2010 - 10:05 AM
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
Dec 28, 2010 - 10:03 AM
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
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:35 AM
Swiss regional airline Baboo, based in Geneva, and Darwin Airline, headquartered at Lugano Airport in southern Switzerland, an-nounced in late November tha
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:29 AM
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
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:27 AM
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.
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:17 AM
The Teamsters-represented pilots of Seattle-based Horizon Air ratified a new five-year labor contract in late November, officially ending some four years
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:14 AM
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
Dec 28, 2010 - 9:03 AM
Lufthansa has placed a new firm order for eight Embraer E195s for use within the Lufthansa Regional system, the Brazilian manufacturer announced last month
Dec 28, 2010 - 8:58 AM
Eurocopter’s compound helicopter demonstrator, the X3 (“X cube”), met its first speed target on November 29 when it achieved 180 ktas in level flight at “r
Dec 28, 2010 - 8:42 AM
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