United Airlines CEO will ‘not assume’ passengers will feel comfortable flying on Boeing 737

United Airlines CEO will ‘not assume’ passengers will feel comfortable flying on Boeing 737

🕔09:04, 6.Jun 2019

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has told CNBC that he will not assume that travellers will feel comfortable on Boeing 737 Max jets, when the aircraft returns to the air. Munoz said: “We will be incredibly communicative to all our

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Comair completes $5.1 million purchase of South African leasing firm

Comair completes $5.1 million purchase of South African leasing firm

🕔14:42, 5.Jun 2019

South African airline Comair has completed the purchase of leasing and cargo specialist Star Air, in a deal said to be worth ZAR75 million ($5.1 million), plus profit share payments up to a maximum of ZAR250 million. Comair, a part

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Goshawk Aviation Limited announces sale of 18 aircraft

Goshawk Aviation Limited announces sale of 18 aircraft

🕔14:15, 5.Jun 2019

Goshawk Aviation Limited has announced the sale of a portfolio of 18 aircraft to Pioneer Aircraft Finance Limited and Pioneer Aircraft Finance, a newly formed ABS entity.  The portfolio comprises of 16 narrowbody, one widebody and one regional aircraft, with

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Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to adopt new management platform

Virgin Atlantic Cargo set to adopt new management platform

🕔12:30, 5.Jun 2019

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will adopt Accenture’s cloud-enabled, end-to-end freight & logistics software 8.0 platform (AFLS 8.0). This investment goes beyond a traditional cargo management system and will drive the airline’s digital future, delivering game-changing benefits for the airline, its customers

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Kazakhstani low-cost airline FlyArystan reports May 2019 performance

Kazakhstani low-cost airline FlyArystan reports May 2019 performance

🕔12:23, 5.Jun 2019

Kazakhstani low-cost airline FlyArystan announced that it carried more than 51,000 passengers during its first month of operation. The number of flights completed during May was 309, with on-time performance reaching 94%, and the passenger load factor of flights averaging

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines set to fund “Flying wing” aircraft

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines set to fund “Flying wing” aircraft

🕔12:16, 5.Jun 2019

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed an agreement with the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology to fund the design of a new jet in the style of “Flying wing” aircraft, which date to before the Second World War. The aircraft

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Qatar Airways completes inaugural flight to Malta

Qatar Airways completes inaugural flight to Malta

🕔11:59, 5.Jun 2019

Qatar Airways has completed its inaugural flight from the capital city Doha to Malta. The route, operated on Airbus A320 aircraft, will fly directly to Malta three times a week.   Malta is the third new destination to be introduced by

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Boeing invests in UAS tech provider

Boeing invests in UAS tech provider

🕔11:45, 5.Jun 2019

Boeing has announced its investment in Robotic Skies, a services provider that connects manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with a global network of more than 170 civil aviation authority-certified repair stations. The investment is part of

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Brussels Airlines launches direct route Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport

Brussels Airlines launches direct route Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport

🕔11:37, 5.Jun 2019

Brussels Airlines has launched a direct route to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, with the carrier saying in a statement it was moving its Moscow route to Sheremetyevo because the airport is “among the first choice of corporate travellers.” Brussels Airlines stated

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Delta Airlines reports May 2019 traffic performance

Delta Airlines reports May 2019 traffic performance

🕔11:29, 5.Jun 2019

Delta Air Lines (DAL) has reported its operating performance for May 2019. The company carried 18.1 million customers across its broad global network. Delta’s Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) with Delta’s domestic flights stood at approximately 13.2 million, up from 8.3%

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