Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has announced that it will be suspending 17 routes in January. The routes being cut had not performed as expected, but the carrier has hoped that the cut routes will free up
In what is seen as the biggest demonstration of its kind in Hong Kong since 1967, continued protests have worsened conditions for arriving and departing flights as the city comes to a standstill. Protestors, who
Air Canada has announced that it will be extending its 737 MAX cancellations until Jan. 8, 2020, now, despite turning a profit in the second quarter of 2019. The carrier is expecting the prolonged cancellations
The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), one of the largest pilots unions in the United States, has released a report that highlights the importance of having two pilots in charge of flying large, commercial aircraft.
Delta Air Lines became the first North American airline to induct the Airbus A330-900neo into revenue service as the first of 35 aircraft began operations for the Atlanta-based airline this week. The inaugural flight, DL589,
Boeing has announced that it will be donating $100 million to families and communities affected by the fatal crashes of Lion Air flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. Both flights crashed as a result
Qantas announced that it will commence nonstop flights from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco. The routes are dependent upon approval of a joint business agreement the carrier signed with fellow oneworld carrier, American Airlines.
Following a vote earlier this week, the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union has decided to strike against Taiwanese carrier EVA Air. The strike comes after two rounds of negotiations with EVA failed to yield results with
Two of India’s largest carriers have announced losses at the end of their fiscal years. Both IndiGo and SpiceJet reported losses after seeing operating profits from the previous year. At year-end, IndiGo reported a 1.5
Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU). The airline cites that the two
A comeback for Jet Airways looks even more unlikely as two of the carrier’s top executives announced their resignations on Tuesday. First, chief executive Vinay Dube resigned citing personal reasons. Then, chief financial officer and
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has announced that it will be commencing nonstop service between New York and Mumbai. The flight is expected to begin on Dec. 22 and will operate daily on a year-round basis
United Airlines has unveiled its new livery, the first since its merger with Continental Airlines nearly a decade ago. Over the past few weeks, the Chicago-based carrier has been offering many clues via its social
Fort Worth-based American Airlines has announced that it will be opening a new Line Maintenance station at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The new station will provide jobs for approximately 46 aviation maintenance technicians
In a statement at the Australian Stock Exchange this week, Qantas CEO Alan Joyce announced that Alison Webster, head of Qantas’ international business division, was departing the position after only 18 months on the job.
American Airlines and the LATAM Airlines Group this week filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation for a joint venture. If approved, the joint venture would bring in over $273 million in annual