Join Airline Economics in Dubai

Join Airline Economics in Dubai

🕔16:54, 26.Aug 2016

As summer in the Northern Hemisphere draws to a close, thoughts turn to the new season. For the Airline Economics team, we are excited to be moving closer to the launch of our inaugural Growth Frontiers conference in Dubai in

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CALC announces share capital increase of hk$320 million

CALC announces share capital increase of hk$320 million

🕔16:52, 26.Aug 2016

China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) has entered into subscription agreements with not less than six independent professional, institutional or other investors relating to the subscription of a total of 40,000,000 new shares to be allotted and issued by the Group.

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Air India launches new US flight

Air India launches new US flight

🕔16:47, 26.Aug 2016

Air India has launched the first ever flight between Ahmedabad to Newark via London, from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport using a 787 aircraft. The new route commenced on August 15.

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Air India increases frequency on Hubballi-Bengaluru route

Air India increases frequency on Hubballi-Bengaluru route

🕔16:46, 26.Aug 2016

Air India is increasing services between Hubballi-Bengaluru to four days a week to meet growing demand. The airline has reported 90% load factor on the routes, which may encourage the airline to offer daily flights if these levels continue.

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Air India: Unauthorised cockpit entry ban requested

Air India: Unauthorised cockpit entry ban requested

🕔16:45, 26.Aug 2016

A committee investigating the Mumbai airport incident in December 2015 where a technician died after being sucked inside the aircraft, has requested Air India to ban entry of unauthorized persons in the cockpit, change its rostering system to ensure pilots

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Air New Zealand posts record profit

Air New Zealand posts record profit

🕔16:44, 26.Aug 2016

Air New Zealand has posted an after-tax profit of NZ$463 million ($339 million) for the year ending June, which is a 42% increase over the previous year. Revenue was up 6.2% to NZ$5.2 billion. Earnings before other significant items and

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Delta Air Lines introduces tracking luggage tags

Delta Air Lines introduces tracking luggage tags

🕔16:43, 26.Aug 2016

Delta Air Lines has replaced its old barcode system for luggage identification with RFID technology, also known as radio frequency identification. The $50 million investment included deploying 4,600 scanners and 3,800 bag tag printers at airports around the world. Conveyer

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FAA Approves AerSafe to comply with fuel tank flammability reduction rule for Boeing 737 Classics

FAA Approves AerSafe to comply with fuel tank flammability reduction rule for Boeing 737 Classics

🕔16:42, 26.Aug 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of AerSale’s new AerSafe system on the Boeing 737 Classic series aircraft (ST03589NY) in compliance with the Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction (FTFR). This new STC is

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Bombardier celebrates 40 years of aircraft heavy maintenance operations in Tucson

Bombardier celebrates 40 years of aircraft heavy maintenance operations in Tucson

🕔16:41, 26.Aug 2016

Bombardier is celebrating its 40th year of operations in Tucson, Arizona. Occupying almost 1 million square feet (92,900 square metres) of total hangar space, the Tucson Air Centre is the largest of Bombardier’s nine Aircraft Service Centres and services both

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Southwest 737 hit by truck

Southwest 737 hit by truck

🕔16:39, 26.Aug 2016

Last night at Eppley International Airport in Omaha, a man breached security, jumped into a truck and drove it into the nose gear of a 737 aircraft that was boarding for a flight to Denver. Several Southwest Airlines crew members

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