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Norwegian signs new agreements with tour operators

February 10, 2015 · 214 Views

Norwegian continues its cooperation with several big tour operators by entering new agreements with TUI, Thomas Cook and Nazar. The agreements mean that Norwegian will fly charter passengers…

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United reports January 2015 operational performance

February 10, 2015 · 200 Views

UAL’s January 2015 consolidated traffic increased 1.1% and consolidated capacity increased 1.4% versus January 2014. UAL’s January 2015 consolidated load factor decreased 0.2 points compared to January 2014…

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Lufthansa warns staff that further savings will be required

February 9, 2015 · 306 Views

It is no secret that Lufthansa has some of the highest running costs in the airline business and, consequently, has become vulnerable to low-cost competitors such as Ryanair…

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Southwest Airlines’ traffic up 8.6% in January 2015

February 9, 2015 · 215 Views

Southwest Airlines reported that traffic in January 2015 increased 8.6% from January 2014, while capacity increased 10.2% from the January 2014 level. The January 2015 load factor was…

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American Airlines Group reports January load factor of 78.2%

February 9, 2015 · 207 Views

American Airlines Group’s total traffic for the month was down 2.8% versus January 2014. Total capacity was down 0.2% versus January 2014. Total passenger load factor was 78.2%…

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C&L becomes Blue Sky Network authorized installation center

February 9, 2015 · 181 Views

C&L Aerospace has been appointed an authorized installation center for Blue Sky Network satellite tracking and communication systems. C&L will offer the full line of Blue Sky’s aviation…

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Finnair traffic performance in January 2014

February 9, 2015 · 70 Views

In January, Finnair’s overall capacity grew by 2.6% and traffic grew by 1.2% year‐on‐year. Passenger load factor was 76.5%, down 1.1 point compared to the previous year.

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Japanese Transport Ministry Panel announces plan to create a combined 79,000 new slots for Tokyo’s two main airports

February 6, 2015 · 164 Views

While many sporting eyes are clearly focussed on the Olympics in Brazil next year, Japan is already working towards expanding the number of flight slots in advance of…

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Air Cargo ends 2014 on positive note

February 6, 2015 · 177 Views

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year air cargo data for 2014 showing 4.5% demand growth compared to 2013 measured by freight tonne kilometers (FTKs). That is…

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Norwegian reports higher load factor and continued traffic growth in January 2015

February 6, 2015 · 119 Views

Norwegian reported that January total passenger traffic increased by 21% and the total capacity increased by 13% compared to the January 2014. The load factor was 80% in…

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TransAsia’s and Uni Air’s ATR 72s grounded after Wednesday’s fatal crash in Taipei

February 5, 2015 · 132 Views

Subsequent to the tragic air crash on Wednesday in Taipei, its Civil Aerospace Authority (CAA) has grounded all Taiwanese-registered ATR 72s for the purpose of carrying out safety…

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IAG reports January traffic increase of 5.5%

February 5, 2015 · 116 Views

IAG traffic in January increased by 5.5% versus the same month in 2014, while Group capacity rose by 5.7% year over year. The load factor for the month…

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Air Canada reports January load factor of 80%

February 5, 2015 · 95 Views

For the month of January, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 80.1%, versus 80% in January 2014, on a system-wide capacity increase of 8.3%. On…

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Air Canada and International Brotherhood of Teamsters reach tentative agreement on new contract

February 5, 2015 · 102 Views

Air Canada has reached a tentative collective agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) for the airline’s U.S.-based workforce. The agreement is subject to ratification by the…

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American Airlines and Korean Air announce codeshare agreement

February 5, 2015 · 73 Views

American Airlines and Korean Air have signed an agreement to begin codesharing. Pending regulatory approval, Korean Air will place its code on American Airlines flights between Dallas/Fort Worth…

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31 dead and 12 missing as TransAsia flight GE235 crashes into Taipei’s Keelung river

February 4, 2015 · 116 Views

At least 31 passengers of a TransAsia twin-engine turboprop ATR 72-600 aircraft, flight number GE235, have died after it crashed into Taipei’s Keelung river shortly after take-off from…

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Gogo to bring ATG-4 In-flight Connectivity technology to Business Aviation

February 4, 2015 · 65 Views

Gogo, a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and entertainment solutions to the global aero market, announced that it will bring its next generation ATG-4 air-to-ground connectivity technology to…

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Titan Aviation Holdings chooses AerData’s CMS and STREAM software packages

February 4, 2015 · 57 Views

AerData, the provider of lease management, records management and engine fleet planning software, reported that Titan Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide, has chosen AerData’s…

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ICAO proposes target schedule for tracking upgrades, distress systems & recorders

February 3, 2015 · 120 Views

Three weeks after Airbus began discussions with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulators over deployment of ejectable flight data recorders, the International Civil Aviation Organization has proposed…

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Rolls-Royce opens first Customer Service Centre for civil large engines

February 3, 2015 · 92 Views

Rolls-Royce has launched a new strategic approach to customer care with the opening of the first of a network of Customer Service Centres for civil large engines. The…

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