A pilot utilises one of the three new touchscreen displays in the A350. (Photo: Airbus)

Interview: Adept Test Pilot’s Perspective on Aviation’s Future

"They were called test pilots. And no one knew their names," - The Right Stuff So begins the story of…

Opinion: End of Testing Does Not Mean an End to…

With the U.S. government removing pre-departure testing for flights into the country, airlines and tour operators on both sides of the Atlantic are expecting a bumper summer. This comes as…

Opinion: Lowering Minimums and Raising Retirement Age Won’t Solve Pilot…

As travelers return to the skies, following the suppression of demand from the Covid-19 pandemic, airlines are facing a familiar challenge, a pilot shortage. Before the pandemic, airlines were already…

IATA Moves to Have Age Limit For Pilots Removed

While the airline industry recovers from the drastic collapse in demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines and airports worldwide are struggling to cope with the sudden uptick in demand…

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With the Designer: Virgin Atlantic Shows Off Innovative A330neo Cabins

Virgin Atlantic’s first Airbus A330neo is preparing to touch down in the U.K. this September. The arrival of the first aircraft will mark a major milestone in the carrier’s fleet…

The Boeing 737-200 And the Start of the Jet Age in Indonesia

Lately, aviation enthusiasts have rarely seen Boeing 737-200 aircraft — easy to notice with a distinctive engine shape — crossing the Indonesian archipelago. The reason is that many national airlines…

More On JetBlue’s Strategic, Financial Rationale for Spirit Airlines Offer

On Tuesday, news leaked that JetBlue had made a $3.6 billion takeover offer for Spirit Airlines, the Miramar, Fla.-based ultra-low-cost carrier that in February agreed to terms for a merger…

Airports

Panamá Pacífico International Airport Resumes Operations

On Thursday, Panamá Pacífico International Airport (BLB) resumed commercial operations, following the completion of the renovation works on its passenger terminal. The facility had been closed in March 2020, as a consequence of the COVID-19…

Beijing Reopens Its Doors to International Flights

On July 27, Lufthansa resumed its first Beijing flight, LH722, service from Frankfurt. The flight has been suspended for 907 days due to the pandemic. Lufthansa previously served the one-way flight from Beijing to Frankfurt,…

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Pacific Airshow Gold Coast Releases Event Dates

Pacific Airshow today released the dates for its inaugural Gold Coast, Queensland, event, expanding the highly successful Pacific Airshow Huntington Beach to Australia in 2023. The three-day Pacific Airshow Gold…

Qantas Orders A321 Freighters In Next Move with Airbus

Qantas has deepened it cooperation with Airbus again. In the wake of the growing demand for cargo, in particular in the Asia Pacific region, Qantas will increase its cargo services…

Ethiopian Airlines Adds European Fifth Freedom Route, Continues 737 MAX Deliveries

Ethiopian Airlines will try to stabilize its schedule in the months ahead, and it will turn to overseas flights to make that happen. The airline has obtained traffic rights on…

Delta Set to Reinforce Seattle-Seoul Daily Flight with Second Service

Delta Air Lines will increase the frequency of its nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Seoul-Incheon International Airport with the addition of three-times-per-week service effective Dec. 13. The new…

United Airlines Firms eVTOL Order with Payment to Archer

Archer Aviation announced on Aug. 15 that it had received a $10 million pre-delivery payment from United Airlines. Archer secured the order of 100 with United in April 2021. The…

Aegean Airlines Consolidates Network, Adds New Emirates Codeshare Agreement

On Monday, Greece's flag carrier Aegean Airlines signed a codeshare partnership agreement with the national airline of the Arab Emirate of Dubai, Emirates. Aegean Airlines, through this deal, has thus…