Southwest Airlines’ mechanics approve new contract

Southwest Airlines’ mechanics approve new contract

🕔11:26, 22.May 2019

Southwest Airlines has announced the company’s mechanics and related employees, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), have voted to ratify a new tentative agreement. “Our Mechanics will receive well-deserved pay increases, and the company will realize additional flexibilities

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Aircastle confirms $100m share repurchase; appoints new board members

Aircastle confirms $100m share repurchase; appoints new board members

🕔11:21, 22.May 2019

Aircastle has announced that the company’s board of directors has increased the authorisation to repurchase up to $100 million of the company’s common shares. These would be from the $76 million that was remaining under the existing authorisation. Since 2011,

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China Eastern files Boeing claim over 737 Max

China Eastern files Boeing claim over 737 Max

🕔11:18, 22.May 2019

Media reports suggest that China Eastern Airlines has filed a claim with Boeing over losses incurred from the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. It’s said that China Eastern Airlines claim covers the revenue loss from the grounding

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Airlines for America expects record passengers

Airlines for America expects record passengers

🕔11:00, 22.May 2019

Airlines for America (A4A) expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on US airlines between June 1 and Aug 31. That number is up 3.4% from last summer’s record 248.8 million

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Indonesia may continue to ground Boeing 737 until 2020

Indonesia may continue to ground Boeing 737 until 2020

🕔10:56, 22.May 2019

It’s being reported by Bloomberg that Indonesia may ground Boeing’s 737 Max until next year – even if the aircraft is approved to fly by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Director General of Civil Aviation Polana Pramesti said in

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Bombardier Global 6000 Joins TAG Malta’s managed fleet

Bombardier Global 6000 Joins TAG Malta’s managed fleet

🕔10:23, 22.May 2019

TAG Malta has added a Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft to its growing charter fleet, as it aims to  offer its clients greater flexibility in their choice of aircraft and cost-effective executive travel to worldwide destinations. “We are delighted to welcome

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Vietnam Airlines increases agreement with technology provider Sabre

Vietnam Airlines increases agreement with technology provider Sabre

🕔10:09, 22.May 2019

Technology provider Sabre Corporation has announced a new long-term agreement with national carrier Vietnam Airlines. The agreement has seen Vietnam Airlines adopt Sabre AirVision’s in-flight solution, which is expected to drive substantial efficiencies and cost savings for the airline. “Vietnam

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WestJet unveils new weekly services

WestJet unveils new weekly services

🕔09:43, 22.May 2019

Canada’s WestJet has unveiled a new route from Calgary to Maui, flying a minimum four times weekly on the 787-9 Dreamliner, with service launching October 31. The airline has also announced an additional four times weekly service on 787-9 Dreamliner

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AiRXOS performs demonstrations of Air Mobility platform

AiRXOS performs demonstrations of Air Mobility platform

🕔09:29, 22.May 2019

AiRXOS is performing Technical Capability Level (TCL) 4 program demonstrations in Reno, Nevada as part of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) TCL 4 program. This is the final phase of its four-year series

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HK Bellawings Jet places order for five Bombardier Global 7500

HK Bellawings Jet places order for five Bombardier Global 7500

🕔09:19, 22.May 2019

Bombardier has announced that Hong Kong aircraft management company HK Bellawings Jet has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for five new Global 7500 business jets. The company has also exercised options for two business jets, as part of the

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