Air Transport

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August 15, 2019, 11:04 AM

Boeing 777-8 Delay Adds Wrinkle to Project Sunrise Plans

The U.S. manufacturer confirmed that development of the smaller of the two 777X variants has slowed.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 10:23 AM
Low-cost carrier Jeju Air adds capacity to China as Japanese services wane.
Aug 13, 2019 - 9:09 AM
Cathay Pacific fires two ground workers and suspends a second pilot for their participation in the demonstrations.
Desaer ATL-100
Aug 12, 2019 - 12:26 PM
Start-up Desaer is working on a low-cost light transport project that has commercial and military uses
Aug 12, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Cathay Pacific warns its employees not to participate in protests or face firing.
Aug 9, 2019 - 12:38 PM
The European OEM’s delivery rate slowed again in July, though the year-to-date total exceeds last year's.
Vistara
Aug 8, 2019 - 1:20 PM
Vistara, Spicejet, and IndiGo all have used slots gained with the closure of Jet Airways to expand internationally.
Aug 8, 2019 - 10:15 AM
IATA expects average flight delays in the Mideast to double by 2025 without urgent action.
Aug 8, 2019 - 9:00 AM
Having lost its position as a trusted partner of Japan, South Korea has initiated a boycott of Japan and its products, a move affecting its airlines.
Aug 7, 2019 - 2:54 PM
IATA cautions that its air freight forecast for zero average growth in 2019 now “looks optimistic.”
Aug 7, 2019 - 11:45 AM
Pakistan’s airspace may close again, after reopening in July following five months of disruption.