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.

May 13, 2021, 1:02 PM

Israeli Conflict Prompts Flight Cancellations and Re-routings

EASA describes the Israeli-Hamas conflict as a “matter of high concern for commercial aviation.”

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737
May 5, 2021 - 10:08 AM
A contract with Costa Rica’s COOPESA calls for Boeing to open two more conversion lines for the BCF next year.
Covid test costs
May 4, 2021 - 9:41 AM
An IATA study shows that cost of an air ticket could almost double due to Covid testing requirements.
May 3, 2021 - 3:14 PM
Five Airbus A350-900s and five Boeing 787-9s will effectively replace Lufthansa's A340 quadjets.
May 3, 2021 - 2:37 PM
The European Commission has recommended easing border restrictions on non-essential travel for fully vaccinated individuals.
London City Airport
Apr 30, 2021 - 7:45 AM
London City is the largest international airport where landings and takeoffs are controlled remotely, in this case from a facility 72 miles away.
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:51 AM
The European airframer expresses the need to change the “unhealthy” market balance between itself and Boeing in the all-cargo aircraft market.
Apr 28, 2021 - 2:22 PM
More than 100 Boeing 737 Maxes remain grounded due to electrical problems discovered in early April.
Apr 28, 2021 - 9:37 AM
An agreement to develop an STC for A330 passenger-to-cargo conversions calls for Lufthansa Technik to supply mod kits and Airbus to provide technical data.
Apr 28, 2021 - 8:47 AM
The course focuses on ICAO's new methodology for assessing and reporting runway surface conditions.
Apr 26, 2021 - 11:49 AM
The plan draws applause from IATA, but the group continues to caution against excluding unvaccinated travelers from crossing borders.