Man Arrested After Crashing Truck Into Plane

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Published: August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 A partly clothed man was arrested at Eppley Airfield in Omaha after he climbed a boundary fence and ran down a runway. The man was arrested after he crashed a truck into a Southwest Airlines plane as it was boarding for a flight to Denver on Thursday night. There were only minor […]

Power Outage Halts Miami-Area Flights

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Published: August 26, 2016

August 25, 2016 A power outage at a regional ATC control room caused a temporary halt to flights into Miami and other area airports on Thursday. “Ground stop for flights into MIA, FLL, and South FL airports due to a power problem”, the FAA said on their Twitter feed. As a result of the outage, […]

ANA To Cancel Some 787 Flights

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Published: August 26, 2016

August 25, 2016 Japan’s All Nippon Airways will cancel nine domestic Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights on Friday as it fixes problems with the aircraft’s Rolls-Royce engines. ANA said it would cancel around 300 flightsin total in September as it replaces engine parts on some of its 787 fleet. The Japanese carrier is the biggest 787 […]

Flight Centre Profit Down 4.7 Percent

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Published: August 25, 2016

August 24, 2016 Australian travel group Flight Centre announced a full-year profit drop of 4.7 percent to AUD$ 244.6 million (USD$ 186.4 million). An airfare price war and Britain’s decision to leave the European Union contributed to the poorer numbers. Airwise Top Stories

MH370 Search Likely To End In December

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Published: August 25, 2016

August 24, 2016 The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is expected to finish by the end of the year, the agency coordinating the search said in a statement. The Joint Agency Coordination Centre said that more than 110,000 square kilometres of Indian Ocean seafloor has been searched so far out of a planned 120,000 […]

Rolls-Royce Wins USD$1.5 Bln China Eastern Order

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Published: August 25, 2016

August 24, 2016 Rolls-Royce has won a USD$ 1.5 billion order from China Eastern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power 15 Airbus A330s. The order includes a TotalCare engine support package. The aircraft are in addition to the 51 Trent 700-powered A330s that China Eastern already operates. Rolls said the engine has won 70 […]

Qantas Posts Record Profit As Turnaround Continues

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Published: August 24, 2016

August 23, 2016 Australia’s Qantas Airways announced a record underlying profit of AUD$ 1.53 billion (USD$ 1.167 billion), up 57 percent from the previous financial year. After tax profit was AUD$ 1.03 billion, up from AUD$ 560 million. Net passenger revenue for the year to June 30 was AUD$ 13.96 billion, from AUD$ 13.6 billion […]

Qantas Posts Record Profit As Turnaround Continues

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Published: August 24, 2016

August 23, 2016 Australia’s Qantas Airways announced a record underlying profit of AUD$ 1.53 billion (USD$ 1.167 billion), up 57 percent from the previous financial year. After tax profit was AUD$ 1.03 billion, up from AUD$ 560 million. Net passenger revenue for the year to June 30 was AUD$ 13.96 billion, from AUD$ 13.6 billion […]

Qantas Posts Record Profit As Turnaround Continues

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Published: August 24, 2016

August 23, 2016 Australia’s Qantas Airways announced a record underlying profit of AUD$ 1.53 billion (USD$ 1.167 billion), up 57 percent from the previous financial year. After tax profit was AUD$ 1.03 billion, up from AUD$ 560 million. Net passenger revenue for the year to June 30 was AUD$ 13.96 billion, from AUD$ 13.6 billion […]

AirAsia X Posts Small Quarterly Profit

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Published: August 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 AirAsia X announced a second quarter profit on higher revenue as passenger numbers increased. The Malaysian long-haul low-cost carrier made a net profit of just over MYR1 million ringgit (USD$ 248,000) for the quarter to end June. In the same period last year the airline made a MYR133 million loss. Revenue in […]

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