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October 23, 2006, 11:34 AM

Traffic recovery continued to accelerate during the first half of the year, according o the latest statistics from the ERA.

October 23, 2006, 11:32 AM

Accident investigators have determined that Tunisian mechanics replaced a faulty fuel gauge in the ATR 72 that crashed off the northeast coast of Sicily on August 6 with the wrong model, a mistake that apparently led the doomed airplane’s pilots to upload less fuel than they needed to complete th

October 23, 2006, 11:30 AM

As the industry gathers in Gothenburg for this year’s general assembly, the ERA will certainly lament the absence of one of its stalwart airline members from Scandinavia–even if its passengers have taken little notice.

October 23, 2006, 11:17 AM

Antonov: An-148–The only aircraft program ever launched in the former Soviet Union without direct public funding continues its march toward CIS AP-25 certification, scheduled for next April.

October 23, 2006, 11:09 AM

The company that launched the Saab 340 into prominence in Europe will soon bow out of the turboprop flying business altogether, when Swiss International Airlines bids adieu to the last of its 50-seat Saab 2000s this month and embarks on a restructuring of its regional jet fleet that will also ban

October 23, 2006, 11:07 AM

Switzerland’s long ambulatory regional airline business finally appears headed toward recovery, having registered an increase in passenger boardings for the first time in several years during this year’s first semester.

October 23, 2006, 11:03 AM

Throughout the world established airlines struggle to compete against start-up operators employing bare-bones business models or serving niche business markets.

October 23, 2006, 10:56 AM

Circumstances have certainly done few favors for the 2005 ERA General Assembly’s hometown airline. From its first day of operation, Gothenburg-based City Airline seemed marked for failure. It flew its first revenue service four years ago, on Sept. 10, 2001, the day before the U.S.

October 23, 2006, 10:43 AM

With fuel prices in a steep ascent, do airlines need further inducements from regulators to burn less jet-A? No, says the European Regions Airline Association in response to proposals to extend emissions trading to the air transport industry.

October 23, 2006, 10:26 AM

Rockwell Collins avionics upgrades are now available for Citation 501s, including the Williams International FJ44-powered Eagle II Citation 501s.