The Australian government’s airline safety regulator said it has grounded the local operations of Singapore’s budget carrier Tiger Airways as it investigates “serious” safety concerns.
Delta Air Lines will make a decision on buying planes by the end of the year, its chief executive said.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, and Finnair have together agreed to buy Finland’s biggest domestic carrier Finnish Commuter Airlines (FCA) for EUR€25 million (USD$35.5 million) to expand in the Baltic market.
National carrier Vietnam Airlines has sought government approval to invest USD$8.38 billion to expand its fleet, taking it to 110 aircraft by 2015 in the first phase, a state-run newspaper reported on Friday.
US airlines will step up their campaign against European Union climate policy next week, with a legal challenge at Europe’s highest court to their inclusion in the EU carbon market.
A cloud of ash from an erupting volcano in Chile has drifted over the Atlantic and Indian oceans to lie over southern parts of New Zealand and Australia, disrupting air travel.
The union representing customer service and ticket sales agents at Air Canada on Friday gave the airline 72 hours notice of a strike after negotiators failed to agree on a new contract.
Boeing opened a new USD$750 million 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant on Friday in South Carolina, even though the federal government has complained the company located the plant in a non-union state.
Many of the crew and passengers of the US Airways flight known as the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ will reunite in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday to celebrate the plane’s arrival at its intended destination two-and-a-half years after it took off.
Three dozen baggage screeners at Honolulu International Airport face being fired and another dozen face discipline for security lapses, the US Transportation Security Administration said on Friday.