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An Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo: Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)])

Uzbekistan Airways Looking To Sell Older Aircraft

Uzbekistan Airways is looking to sell off some of its Boeing and Ilyushin aircraft. The sale comes as the carrier looks to revamp its fleet with newer Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, of which the carrier already has four. Of its Boeing fleet, which has an age range of 15 to 23 years excluding the Dreamliner, the carrier will be selling four Boeing 767 widebody aircraft, two of which are Dash 300ER passenger variants and two of which are freighters. The…

Emirates Probing Damage of Airbus A380 During Routine Maintenance

Dubai-based Emirates is currently investigating an incident in which one of its Airbus A380s was damaged during routine maintenance. The incident, which occurred on August 20, happened during an A-check at the airline's maintenance hangar in Dubai. A-checks are performed every 400 to 600 flight hours and are usually lighter…

Emirates Probing Damage of Airbus A380 During Routine Maintenance

Dubai-based Emirates is currently investigating an incident in which one of its Airbus A380s was damaged during routine maintenance. The incident, which occurred on August 20, happened during an A-check at the airline's maintenance hangar in Dubai. A-checks are performed every 400 to 600 flight hours and are usually lighter…

Southwest Announcing Route Cuts From Major Hubs and Focus Cities

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 aircraft for routes with higher demand, such as flights to Hawaii. "We are always evaluating…

Southwest Announcing Route Cuts From Major Hubs and Focus Cities

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 aircraft for routes with higher demand, such as flights to Hawaii. "We are always evaluating…

TAP Adds More Route Frequencies as U.S. Expansion Continues

TAP Air Portugal has announced that it will be adding 15 new flights from North America to Portugal. This brings the carrier to a record 71 weekly flights between Canada, the U.S. and its home country of Portugal. The addition of the flights, which will begin service by summer 2020,…

TAP Adds More Route Frequencies as U.S. Expansion Continues

TAP Air Portugal has announced that it will be adding 15 new flights from North America to Portugal. This brings the carrier to a record 71 weekly flights between Canada, the U.S. and its home country of Portugal. The addition of the flights, which will begin service by summer 2020,…

Protests in Hong Kong Causing Flight Delays

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 have taken to the streets to protest an extradition law imposed by China and Hong…

Protests in Hong Kong Causing Flight Delays

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 have taken to the streets to protest an extradition law imposed by China and Hong…

Air Canada Extends 737 MAX Grounding into 2020

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 to impact its financials, with capacity declining by two percent during the third quarter of…