Nearly 10,000 Chinese flights suspended as coronavirus outbreak escalates, Cirium says

Nearly 10,000 Chinese flights suspended as coronavirus outbreak escalates, Cirium says

🕔16:23, 31.Jan 2020

Global travel and data analytics company Cirium says nearly 10,000 flights have been suspended since the outbreak of the coronavirus in China. The thousands of cancellations in the last week, come as authorities in China, and around the world, grapple with the

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Air Asia implements Greentech Solution ‘ Opti Flight ‘

Air Asia implements Greentech Solution ‘ Opti Flight ‘

🕔14:35, 31.Jan 2020

AirAsia is implementing digital solutions that are aimed at further improving fuel efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Developed by Paris-based Safety Line, OptiFlight-In-flight guidance is a unique suite of digital solutions that optimises all flight phases.  Following extensive validation tests,

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WestJet appoints Angela Avery as EVP General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

WestJet appoints Angela Avery as EVP General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

🕔14:33, 31.Jan 2020

WestJet has appointed Angela Avery as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary starting February 17, 2020. Reporting to Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO, Avery will be responsible for all aspects of WestJet’s legal and compliance functions. In

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Avmax sells one Dash 8-103 to the Government of Canada

Avmax sells one Dash 8-103 to the Government of Canada

🕔14:32, 31.Jan 2020

Avmax has recently sold and delivered one Dash 8-103 msn 017 to the Government of Canada, Department of Transport. Avmax’s MRO division prepared the aircraft for delivery and repainted the aircraft to the customer colour scheme. Through the Government of

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American Airlines and TWU-IAM Association reach tentative agreements for joint collective bargaining agreements

American Airlines and TWU-IAM Association reach tentative agreements for joint collective bargaining agreements

🕔14:30, 31.Jan 2020

American Airlines and the TWU-IAM Association reached tentative agreements this week for new joint collective bargaining agreements that cover more than 31,000 team members. The tentative agreements are subject to ratification by Maintenance & Related and Fleet Service team members

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American amends 2014 term loans

American amends 2014 term loans

🕔14:29, 31.Jan 2020

American Airlines has amended its outstanding term loans from 2014. Under this eighth amendment of the 2014 credit agreement, American, has refinanced the existing term loans and borrowed an additional $17.8 million to pay for the associated fees and expenses,

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SkyWest announces fourth quarter 2019 profit

SkyWest announces fourth quarter 2019 profit

🕔14:27, 31.Jan 2020

SkyWest has reported fourth quarter net income of $73 million, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared to net income of $67 million, or $1.28 per diluted share, for Q4 2018.  Earnings per diluted share increased 12% in Q4 2019 from

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SkyWest orders 20 E175s

SkyWest orders 20 E175s

🕔14:26, 31.Jan 2020

SkyWest has signed a firm order for 20 E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration. The order has a value of US$972 million, based on 2019 list prices, and is already included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog. Deliveries are expected to

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RwandAir to suspend flights temporarily to and from Guangzhou, China

RwandAir to suspend flights temporarily to and from Guangzhou, China

🕔14:25, 31.Jan 2020

RwandAir is to suspend flights with immediate effect between the Rwandan capital, Kigali, and the Chinese city of Guangzhou. The decision will be reviewed later in February. The move follows the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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Wright Electric begins engine development program for 186-seat electric aircraft

Wright Electric begins engine development program for 186-seat electric aircraft

🕔14:24, 31.Jan 2020

easyJet partner, Wright Electric, has commenced its engine development program for its flagship 186 seat electric aircraft, named Wright 1.  Wright is engineering electrical systems at the megawatt scale which will be necessary for commercial flight for its 186 seat

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