Swiss International Air Lines will return its entire fleet of 28 Airbus A220s for engine checks following another engine-related diversion on Oct. 15.
Leisure travel specialist Thomas Cook has agreed to the key commercial terms for a £900 million ($1.1 billion) recapitalization, which will include ownership changes at the group’s airline unit.
CEOs of several major U.S. carriers and Qatar Airways met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence July 18 to discuss accusations that Qatar and the UAE have been unfairly subsidizing their respective state-sponsored airlines.
Delta Air Lines sees a 200-flight daily operation out of Boston Logan International Airport as a reasonable “medium-term” target as it focuses on expanding at promising cities in its network, president Glen Hauenstein said.
Airbus A380 operators affected by a new inspection requirement are not anticipating any disruptions resulting from the checks, nor have early results turned up any new issues.
The grounding of its 24 Boeing 737 MAXs cost American Airlines $185 million in pre-tax second quarter (Q2) income and dented its growth and unit-cost projections, the airline said July 10.
AUCKLAND—Qantas has selected the second of two sites for the pilot training academy it is establishing to help address growing pilot hiring needs.
Southwest Airlines and United Airlines, two of the three U.S. 737 MAX operators, have removed the grounded aircraft from their schedules for another month, reflecting continued uncertainty over when U.S. regulators will clear the fleet to fly.
Southwest Airlines pilots are “comfortable” with proposed training updates for the Boeing 737 MAX fleet and did not recommend any changes to FAA’s draft standards during the public comment period.
SkyWest Airlines could see converting some of its 100 Bombardier CRJ700s into 50-seat CRJ550s to support United Airlines’ push into premium-class service on small, high-yield regional routes, SkyWest CEO Chip Childs said.