US authorities are considering ways to tighten security in public areas at US airports after a deadly attack in Moscow last month, John Pistole, the head of the US Transportation Security Administration, said on Thursday.
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker on Thursday hit back at criticism that Gulf carriers were a threat to the global aviation industry, saying European airlines should “accept competition.”
Strong business class demand helped Air Canada return to a quarterly operating profit and lay out optimistic forecasts, but the results failed to live up to expectations set by its main domestic rival.
Six people were killed and six injured when a small passenger aircraft crashed and caught fire in heavy fog at Cork Airport in southern Ireland on Thursday, police said.
A new Thai airline is hiring transsexual ladyboys as flight attendants, aiming at a unique identity to set itself apart from competitors as it sets out for the skies.
Boeing expects to know over the “next few weeks” what impact a 787 Dreamliner electrical glitch will have on the plane’s production and delivery schedule, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday.
Southwest Airlines said it will add 20 Boeing 737-800s to its fleet, enabling the discount carrier to fly to new destinations such as Mexico, Central America and Canada and carry more passengers.
The US government should review the feasibility of current taxes and fees on airlines and support “responsible” regulatory intervention to reduce fuel price volatility if necessary, a special committee on industry competitiveness said on Wednesday.
Bombardier rolled out its latest commercial jet and said it is well placed to win new business from airlines emerging from the downturn that need more efficient fleets to control costs.
British airline Virgin Atlantic on Wednesday said it had received several “lines of enquiry” about tie-ups with rival carriers after it hired Deutsche Bank to assess the aviation market.