South Korea grounds 737NGs with ‘pickle fork’ cracks as FAA expands inspections

South Korea grounds 737NGs with ‘pickle fork’ cracks as FAA expands inspections

🕔12:35, 14.Nov 2019

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published an airworthiness directive requiring that Boeing 737NGs, which have completed 30,000 flight cycles, be re-inspected on its hardware known as pickle forks. Under the directive, carriers must inspect 737NGs that have completed

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Cathay Pacific CEO warns of ‘challenging and uncertain’ short-term outlook

Cathay Pacific CEO warns of ‘challenging and uncertain’ short-term outlook

🕔12:08, 14.Nov 2019

Cathay Pacific has further lowered its full-year profit forecast as it issued a warning that the second half of 2019 will come in lower than expected due to continued protests in Hong Kong. Ronald Lam, Cathay Pacific’s chief customer and

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Shell supports SkyNRG to develop first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production plant

Shell supports SkyNRG to develop first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production plant

🕔11:44, 14.Nov 2019

Shell will support SkyNRG to develop Europe’s first dedicated sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production plant. The development of the DSL-01 production plant in Delfzijl, Netherlands, is led by SkyNRG, a global market leader for SAF and a long-term strategic partner

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Colombian low-cost carrier Wingo appoints new CEO

Colombian low-cost carrier Wingo appoints new CEO

🕔11:39, 14.Nov 2019

Colombian low-cost carrier Wingo has appointed Carolina Cortizo Colon as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Before becoming the CEO of Wingo, subsidiary of Panama’s Copa Airlines, Cortizo held several positions with Copa, most recently that of director of

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Copa Airlines reports increased net profit during Q3 2019 results

Copa Airlines reports increased net profit during Q3 2019 results

🕔11:28, 14.Nov 2019

Panama’s flag carrier Copa has reported net profit of $104 million during the first quarter of 2019, up from the $58 million posted during the same period a year ago.  Operating profit for the quarter came in at $133 million, representing a near

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Greece’s Astra cancels flights as it struggles for funding amid closure rumours

Greece’s Astra cancels flights as it struggles for funding amid closure rumours

🕔11:22, 14.Nov 2019

Greek regional airline Astra has cancelled all flights amid speculation that it has financial struggles. The airline has not commenced any flights since 9 November, it had hoped that a bailout from the Greek government would help – but it

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Qantas prepares for second test non-stop flight from New York to Sydney

Qantas prepares for second test non-stop flight from New York to Sydney

🕔11:06, 14.Nov 2019

Australia’s national carrier Qantas is preparing for its second ultra-long haul research flight, as part of scientific studies into minimising jetlag for passengers and improving crew wellbeing. The first research flight was operated between New York and Sydney non-stop four

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Bangkok Airways posts Q3 2019 operating results

Bangkok Airways posts Q3 2019 operating results

🕔10:46, 14.Nov 2019

Bangkok Airways has announced its operating results for the third quarter of 2019. The airline posted total revenue amounting to 6.7 million baht, with a reported net profit of 66 million baht; up by 66.3%compared to the same period last

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SAA flights cancelled as strike action takes place

SAA flights cancelled as strike action takes place

🕔10:38, 14.Nov 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for 15 November and 16 November as it aims to minimise the impact of disruptions for its customers. The cancellations follow an announcement by the

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Boeing names Donna Hrinak president of Canada division

Boeing names Donna Hrinak president of Canada division

🕔10:32, 14.Nov 2019

Boeing has named Donna Hrinak to the newly-created position of president of Boeing Canada, effective immediately. Hrinak will coordinate all company business activities in Canada and will be responsible for expanding Boeing’s local presence, managing business partnerships and government affairs

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