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UK airline flybmi collapses under fuel costs, Brexit pressures


British regional airline flybmi announced on Saturday it had ceased operations and was filing for administration, blaming spikes in fuel and carbon costs and uncertainty over Brexit.Parent company British Midland Regional Limited said it ... More
14 FEB 2019
Guy Tardieu takes over from Jean-Marc de Raffin Dourny at the controls of OSAC

Guy Tardieu takes over from Jean-Marc de Raffin Dourny at the controls of OSAC


A new page is turning at OSAC, the Organisme pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile. Guy Tardieu took over from Jean-Marc de Raffin Dourny on ... More
11 FEB 2019

Dutch staff warn Air France-KLM of strikes over chief


Dutch airline managers have warned Air France-KLM of possible strikes if KLM chief executive Pieter Elbers is not reappointed, reports said on Monday.The Dutch government also gave its support to Elbers getting a fresh ... More
29 JAN 2019

Norwegian to raise 300 mn euros to bolster finances


Struggling low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said Tuesday it planned to sell new shares to raise three billion kroner (309 million euros) to meet financial obligations as it restructures and cuts costs.Norwegian shares fell ... More
16 JAN 2019
Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo takes first flight

Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo takes first flight


Vietnam's newest commercial carrier Bamboo Airways took flight Wednesday, officially entering Southeast Asia's crowded aviation sector where it will face stiff competition from established ... More
14 JAN 2019

Cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing 15: army


A military cargo plane overshot a runway, crashed and caught fire during a botched landing near the Iranian capital Tehran, killing 15 people, the army said Monday.The plane was carrying meat from Bishkek in ... More
04 JAN 2019

Heathrow, Gatwick investing in anti-drone technology


Britain's two biggest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, are investing in anti-drone technology following severe disruption at Gatwick caused by drone sightings in the run-up to Christmas, spokesmen said on Friday.The British army was deployed ... More
03 JAN 2019

Ryanair gets UK licence in case of no-deal Brexit


Ireland's no-frills carrier Ryanair said on Thursday that its UK subsidiary has received a licence allowing it to operate in Britain in case of a no-deal Brexit.The airline, which also reported flying nearly 140 ... More
03 JAN 2019

Ryanair flies record number of passengers in 2018


Ryanair flew more than 139 million passengers last year, a record high, as the contribution by an Austrian subsidiary offset the effects of strikes, the Irish no-frills carrier said Thursday.The number of passengers grew ... More
03 JAN 2019
Qatar Airways buys 5% stake in China Southern Airlines

Qatar Airways buys 5% stake in China Southern Airlines


Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it had acquired a five percent stake in China Southern Airlines, as it seeks to establish itself in ... More
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