Arbitrator rules in favour of Atlas Air in labour dispute with pilots

Arbitrator rules in favour of Atlas Air in labour dispute with pilots

🕔11:17, 28.Aug 2019

Atlas Air has won an arbitration decision which ruled in favour of the New York-based cargo carrier which is seeking to integrate Kentucky-based Southern Air pilots under one contract. The arbitration decision affirms that merger provisions in the Atlas collective bargaining

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UK CAA issues warning to British Airways in wake of flight cancellations

UK CAA issues warning to British Airways in wake of flight cancellations

🕔11:02, 28.Aug 2019

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued a warning to British Airways over its handling of the upcoming pilot walkout which is due to take place next month. The warning follows a weekend of chaos as customers struggled to contact

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Virgin Australia cuts 750 jobs and restructures leadership following seventh straight annual loss

Virgin Australia cuts 750 jobs and restructures leadership following seventh straight annual loss

🕔10:49, 28.Aug 2019

Virgin Australia has announced it is cutting 750 jobs as part of a major restructure which includes shuffling its leadership team as well as reviewing routes. The news comes as the carrier posted its seventh straight annual loss. In its

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Air Canada signs new Trent 700 maintenance agreement

Air Canada signs new Trent 700 maintenance agreement

🕔10:31, 28.Aug 2019

Rolls-Royce has signed a new TotalCare Flex agreement with Air Canada that will ensure the availability of the airline’s Trent 700 until fleet retirement.  TotalCare Flex is designed for owners and operators of mature engines, and is the first to

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Israeli carrier El Al swings to net profit in Q2 2019; introduces new routes

Israeli carrier El Al swings to net profit in Q2 2019; introduces new routes

🕔10:20, 28.Aug 2019

Israeli carrier El Al has swung to a net profit in its Q2 2019 financial results. The airline posted a net profit of $100,000, a significant increase to the result posted in the same period last year when the carrier

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Asia-Pacific freight demand falls 7.7% in July due to trade uncertainties

Asia-Pacific freight demand falls 7.7% in July due to trade uncertainties

🕔10:07, 28.Aug 2019

Falling exports and a worsening trade outlook has led to further weakness in air cargo markets, according to latest figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). The region’s airlines registered a 7.7% fall in air cargo demand as measured

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China Southern Airlines posts nearly 21% net profit drop in H1 2019

China Southern Airlines posts nearly 21% net profit drop in H1 2019

🕔09:57, 28.Aug 2019

China Southern Airlines saw its net profit drop nearly 21% from the same period last year to CNY1.69 billion which the airline blamed on challenges relating to the economic environment. Elsewhere, the firm posted a near 8% year-on-year rise in

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Alaska Airlines employees ratify new wage increasing agreement

Alaska Airlines employees ratify new wage increasing agreement

🕔09:26, 28.Aug 2019

Over 5,000 Alaska Airlines employees represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers voted to ratify two new five-year agreements. The two agreements cover the nearly 4,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees and more than 700 ramp service

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Russia’s Avia Capital Services sues Boeing for ‘withholding critical information’ regarding 737 Max jets

Russia’s Avia Capital Services sues Boeing for ‘withholding critical information’ regarding 737 Max jets

🕔09:23, 28.Aug 2019

Aircraft leasing firm Avia Capital services, a subsidiary of Russian state Rostec, is suing Boeing for breach of contract in relation to the grounded 737 Max jets. This marks the first lawsuit brought against the US manufacturer by a customer

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S7 Technics granted approval to maintain E170s at its Irkutsk line station

S7 Technics granted approval to maintain E170s at its Irkutsk line station

🕔09:11, 28.Aug 2019

S7 Technics’ Irkutsk line station has won approval from the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) to provide line maintenance services for the Embraer E170 aircraft type. Previously, the only facility able to maintain Embraer E170s in Siberia and the Russian

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