EasyJet stays upbeat in uncertain operating environment

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Published: July 21, 2016

Budget carrier EasyJet is unsure about its fourth-quarter performance following the events in France and Turkey, which have undermined consumer confidence already shaken by the impact of the UK’s vote to exit the European Union. The airline says the political upheaval is generating additional pressure on the carrier, which has been coping with a […]

Inquiry finds engine fault after fatal An-12 overrun

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Published: July 20, 2016

Russian investigators have disclosed findings of a technical problem in one of the engines on a Silk Way Airlines Antonov An-12 which crashed on take-off in Afghanistan. The aircraft (4K-AZ25) had been leased for cargo transport and had been attempting departure from Camp Dwyer, with six crew and three passengers, on 18 May. Russia’s […]

PICTURE: ATSB examining possible MH370 wing part

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Published: July 20, 2016

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) have sent a large piece of aircraft debris found in Tanzania to Canberra for further examination, as the search for the missing Boeing 777-200ER that operated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 grinds on. Both the ATSB and DCA said the debris was […]

ANALYSIS: European airlines lose pace in profits drive

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Published: July 19, 2016

Even before the headlines and immediate outlook in Europe came to be dominated by the fallout from the UK’s June referendum vote to leave the European Union, there were concerns around whether airline profits in the region would continue to advance at their current pace amid pressured yields. news

ANALYSIS: UK aerospace ponders Brexit unknowns

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Published: July 19, 2016

While politicians, citizens and business people digest the shock of the UK’s 23 June referendum vote to leave the EU, one word crops up repeatedly in any attempt to anticipate the implications: uncertainty. news

Norwegian wins first US charter deals

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Published: July 18, 2016

Norwegian has signed its first US charter agreements, as it continues to face US opposition to its long-haul scheduled operations. The carrier says charter deals signed with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations for this winter season will allow it to use aircraft more effectively during the low travel season in Europe. The two agreements, […]

Norwegian wins first US charter deals

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Published: July 18, 2016

Norwegian has signed its first US charter agreements, as it continues to face US opposition to its long-haul scheduled operations. The carrier says charter deals signed with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations for this winter season will allow it to use aircraft more effectively during the low travel season in Europe. The two agreements, […]

Fire mentioned in cockpit before EgyptAir A320 crash

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Published: July 18, 2016

Investigators have disclosed that the existence of a fire was discussed in the cockpit of the EgyptAir Airbus A320 which crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in May. The Egyptian civil aviation ministry says it has been synchronising the information from the aircraft’s cockpit-voice recorder with that from its flight-data recorder. Flight-data recorder content, and […]

ATSB investigating Emirates A380 landing incident

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Published: July 18, 2016

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating an incident where an Emirates Airline Airbus A380 descended below minimum assigned altitude while on approach to land at Melbourne Tullamarine International airport. The Bureau’s safety investigations and reports website says that the aircraft, registered A6-EDM (MSN 42), was operating a flight from Auckland on 14 July […]

United agrees to $2.25m fine in ‘chairman’s flight’ case

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Published: July 14, 2016

United Airlines has escaped prosecution by US authorities following a corruption probe, and has agreed to pay a $ 2.25 million penalty. The US Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the District of New Jersey cites the carrier’s “extensive” cooperation and its acceptance of responsibility as factors behind why it chose to not pursue further action […]

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