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

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 the route between Geneva, Switzerland and Manchester, two destinations to be offered jointly from Addis Ababa. Beginning Oct. 30, the…

Azerbaijan Airlines Signs MOU with Boeing for the Purchase of…

At the Farnborough International Airshow, Azerbaijan Airlines and Boeing signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purchase of four 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Azerbaijan Airlines currently operates two aircraft of this type. According to both companies, the airline aims to increase its 787 fleet up to ten aircraft…

Air New Zealand Poised to Provide ‘Best Sleep in the…

Air New Zealand unveiled its plan on Wednesday for completely redesigned cabins on its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, creating a much more comfortable experience for passengers on the carrier's long-haul flights. The announcement comes as a response to the airline’s "overwhelming amount of customer feedback on the importance of sleep and…

Virgin Atlantic Announces Return of Full Complement of US Destinations

Virgin Atlantic has announced that from April it will reinstate its full portfolio of destinations in the U.S. The return to a number of U.S. airports and an increase in frequency to others has been driven by a 50% increase in passenger demand from 2021 in light of relaxed travel…

Each Boeing 787 Dreamliner Produced Will Have to Be Individually…

Usually, the issue of an airworthiness certificate for a specific aircraft is a task delegated to the manufacturer, which the certifying body — the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. or European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in the European Union — then approves. However, Boeing will no longer be…

Norse Atlantic Airways Receives Air Operator’s Certificate Ahead of Spring…

Norse Atlantic Airways has had a busy few weeks in the lead up to the commencement of operations in early 2022. The start-up based in Arendal, Norway was granted an air operator’s certificate (AOC) by the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday. The AOC approval certifies that Norse Atlantic Airways…

American Airlines’ Travel Plans Jeopardized Due To Boeing Dreamliner Delays

American Airlines Group said it would trim international flights next summer because of Boeing’s delays in delivering new 787 Dreamliners. A timetable cut by the world's largest carrier by passenger traffic is the latest evidence of greater damage from Boeing's long-running Dreamliner production issues, which have kept the popular wide-body…

Etihad Airways Partners with Industry Leaders, Strengthens Sustainability Program 

Etihad Airways — The United Arab Emirates' flag carrier — signed multiple partnerships and collaboration agreements during one of the world's most popular gatherings of aviation industry leaders, the 2021 Dubai Airshow. These agreements include manufacturers, suppliers and stakeholders all looking to help strengthen Etihad’s sustainability program by reducing Co2…

Boeing Records Decrease In Orders, Observes Increase In Air Cargo

On Nov. 9, Boeing reported that deliveries fell to 27 aircraft in October, while Boeing's 787 Dreamliners remained on the shelf. However, the prominent American aircraft manufacturer took advantage of robust air cargo demand by gaining an order for two Boeing 777 cargo freighters for Maersk's Star Air. The U.S.…