Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Starlux Airlines Completes Deal for 17 A350 Aircraft

March 22, 2019 Will Lee

Taiwan-based Starlux Airlines and Airbus have signed a purchase agreement for 17 A350 aircraft. The deal includes five A350-900s and 12 A350-1000s. The A350-900 variants will be delivered in late 2021 and the A350-1000 will

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Ryanair Ranked Worst Short-Haul Airline in U.K.

January 9, 2019 Will Lee

According to the U.K.’s independent consumer watchdog Which?, Ryanair ranked the worst short-haul airline for the sixth year in a row. The low-cost carrier giant received a customer score of 40 percent, 12 percent lower

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Perth Airport Sues Qantas For Unpaid Fees

December 18, 2018 Will Lee

Perth Airport sued Qantas Airways for an unpaid aeronautical services fee on Monday. The airport has charged the airline approximately $27.8 million for services between Jul. 1 to Oct. 31, but the airline has only

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Japanese Carriers Strengthen Alcohol Rules

November 20, 2018 Will Lee

Two mainstream Japan-based carriers, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways, have introduced new methods to prevent pilot drinking incidents. According to Mainichi Shimbun, Japan Airlines pilots have failed breathalyzer alcohol tests on 19 occasions since

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SAS Introduces New Vegan Menu

November 13, 2018 Will Lee

Airlines are often criticized for overall food quality and services. Last month, a vegan passenger took a Thomas Cook flight from Manchester, United Kingdom to New York in which she paid for a vegetarian meal for

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