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SaudiGulf Airlines Signs Up For 10 Airbus A320neos

Saudi Gulf Airlines Signs Up For 10 Airbus A320neos Saudi Gulf Airlines has signed a purchase agreement to buy ten Airbus A320neo family aircraft in a deal worth about USD$1.1 billion at list prices. The Saudi Arabian airline’s commitment was announced at the Bahrain Airshow, which runs unti... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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Delta Orders 10 A330neos, Delays Some A350s

Delta Orders 10 A330neos, Delays Some A350s Delta Air Lines has added to an existing order for Airbus A330neos, while delaying delivery of some of the larger A350 aircraft. The new order for 10 A330-900s, worth USD$2.96 billion at list prices, takes the airline’s total order book for the upg... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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London Stansted Gets Nod For Passenger Increase

London Stansted Gets Nod For Passenger Increase London’s third busiest airport, Stansted, has received local council approval to increase the number of passengers it can handle by almost a quarter. Uttlesford District Council approved the increase from the current limit of 35 million to 43 m... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim’s family over aircraft design

Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design The family of a passenger killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Indonesia are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet's design. The lawsuit accuses the US aircraft manufacturer of failing to inform pi... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots Japan Airlines will introduce a new breathalyser system at airports abroad after one of its pilots was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa was arrested last month after a test showed he was nine times over the lega... Read More

November 18th, 2018
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Etihad Airways to launch Economy Space seating

Etihad Airways to launch Economy Space seating Dubai: Etihad Airways announced on Monday it will introduce ‘Economy Space’ seating by next month, a new option with wider seats across its wide-body fleet. By December Etihad will have refitted its 10 Airbus A380 aircraft with Economy Space s... Read More

November 11th, 2018
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FAA Issues Emergency Order For Boeing 737 MAX 8s & 9s

FAA Issues Emergency Order For Boeing 737 MAX 8s & 9s The US Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency airworthiness directive to airlines operating Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 9s. The directive addresses a potential problem where incorrect angle of attack sensor input can cause the fl... Read More

November 11th, 2018
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