Alaska Airlines and aircraft technicians confirm agreement ahead of Virgin America merger

Alaska Airlines and aircraft technicians confirm agreement ahead of Virgin America merger

🕔09:41, 19.Jul 2019

Alaska Airlines’ 900 Airbus and Boeing aircraft technicians, who are represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), have ratified a transition agreement and an integrated seniority List.   This ratification vote will combine the Boeing and Airbus technicians into a

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Textron’s revenues down due to aircraft demand issues

Textron’s revenues down due to aircraft demand issues

🕔09:17, 19.Jul 2019

Textron has posted a slump in its second-quarter 2019 revenues, coming in at $1.1 billion, down $153 million from the same period last year. The firm has said that the drop was primarily due to lower volume and mix across

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Vietnam’s Phu Chat airport ready for international flights

Vietnam’s Phu Chat airport ready for international flights

🕔09:03, 19.Jul 2019

Vietnam Airlines is among one of the carriers lending its support to the integration of international flights from the country’s Phu Cat Airport in Binh Dinh Province. The airport, which has had its old terminal repaired and converted, is set

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Boeing set for $4.9 billion charges over 737 Max

Boeing set for $4.9 billion charges over 737 Max

🕔08:57, 19.Jul 2019

Boeing is set to record an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in its second financial quarter with most of the money being used to compensate Boeing’s customers for schedule disruptions and delays in aircraft deliveries relating to its 737 Max.

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Southwest extends Boeing 737 grounding period

Southwest extends Boeing 737 grounding period

🕔08:36, 19.Jul 2019

Southwest Airlines has taken the decision to extend its grounding period for the Boeing 737 Max jet. The airline previously removed the Max through to 1 October. Now, Southwest has revised this until 2 November. The revision will remove around

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Cathay Pacific Group releases June 2019 traffic performance

Cathay Pacific Group releases June 2019 traffic performance

🕔08:32, 19.Jul 2019

Cathay Pacific Group today has released its traffic figures in June 2019. Under the group banner, Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried a total of 3.1 million passengers, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last month. The

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Philippine Airlines introduces new A321neo

Philippine Airlines introduces new A321neo

🕔08:26, 19.Jul 2019

Philippine Airlines took delivery of the first of a new variant of the Airbus A321neo to be utilised on regional routes. The A321neo cabin flex arrived from Airbus manufacturing plant in Finkenwerder, Germany. The airline recently made changes to its

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Fitch issues DAE BBB rating

Fitch issues DAE BBB rating

🕔15:28, 18.Jul 2019

Fitch Ratings has published Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) senior unsecured long-term rating of BBB- and DAE’s senior secured long-term rating of BBB. The company has said that DAE’s ratings reflect the firm’s materially enhanced scale, following the acquisition of AWAS

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JetBlue adds to its board of directors

JetBlue adds to its board of directors

🕔14:45, 18.Jul 2019

JetBlue has announced the appointment of Teri P. McClure to its board of directors, effective immediately. McClure most recently served as chief human resources officer and senior vice president of labour at United Parcel Service, where she worked since 1995.

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Boeing dedicates $50 million to Max crash victims’ families

Boeing dedicates $50 million to Max crash victims’ families

🕔14:40, 18.Jul 2019

Boeing has dedicated $50 million of a previously announced $100 million fund to provide near-term financial assistance to families of the victims of the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Flight 302 accidents. “The tragic loss of life in both

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