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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Apr 13, 2021 - 10:22 AM
The government of Canada will own a portion of the flag carrier under a provision of a C$5.879 billion aid package.
Apr 13, 2021 - 9:42 AM
The Eco-Skies Alliance program aims to help create the economies of scale needed to make sustainable aviation fuel commercially viable.
Paris Orly
Apr 12, 2021 - 11:26 AM
New restrictions on domestic scheduled air service in France might affect only five routes, but they could portend wider environmental restrictions.
Apr 9, 2021 - 11:22 AM
Boeing has advised 16 customers to take Maxes out of service for inspection and possible repairs.
Apr 9, 2021 - 7:46 AM
As the Covid pandemic continues to rage in Brazil, Latam takes further steps to cut capacity with the retirement of its A350s.
Apr 8, 2021 - 2:26 PM
The European airframe maker delivered 72 airplanes in March, bringing the year’s total to 125.
Spire A380
Apr 8, 2021 - 12:41 PM
New data from Spire Aviation vividly illustrates how airlines had to cut operations by the A380 and other four-engine widebodies amid Covid.
Apr 7, 2021 - 9:25 AM
Qatar Airways’ CEO has called on GE to accelerate efforts toward a “future-technology” engine.
Apr 6, 2021 - 1:16 PM
JAL has accelerated the retirement of its Boeing 777s by a year.
Air France
Apr 6, 2021 - 10:36 AM
The European Commission has approved the French bailout of Air France subject to conditions, including surrender of 18 daily slots at Paris Orly Airport.