Nine EU countries call for European aviation tax
BRUSSELS - Nine European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming executive Commission to introduce an EU-wide tax on aviation so as to charge a polluting industry more for its emissions and put all member states
Boeing flags 737 MAX return to service
WASHINGTON - Boeing on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks, and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planema
U.S. aviation authority downgrades Malaysia's air safety rating
KUALA LUMPUR - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Malaysia's air safety rating, restricting the country's airlines from adding flights to the United States, four sources familiar with the matte
New Heathrow train link faces further delays
LONDON - London's Crossrail project running from Heathrow Airport to the Canary Wharf financial district could cost an extra 650 million pounds ($832 million) and not open until 2021, more than two years behind schedule.
Qantas joins IAG in pledge to slash emissions
SYDNEY - Qantas Airways on Monday pledged to slash its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, joining British Airways owner IAG as the industry's response to climate change activists gathers momentum. The Australian airli
South African Airways could cut more than 900 jobs
CAPE TOWN - South African Airways (SAA) said it had started consultations with its more than 5,000 staff and was talking to labour unions. The airline has not made an annual profit since 2011 and is grappling with severe
Virgin Atlantic adds capacity to Manchester
MANCHESTER - Virgin Atlantic has announced an expanded flying operation out of Manchester Airport for Summer 2020.
Birmingham airport strives for carbon neutral operation
BIRMINGHAM - Birmingham Airport has announced its commitment to become a net zero carbon airport by the year 2033, prioritising zero carbon airport operations and minimising carbon offsets.
Wizz Air raises profit forecast as rivals struggle
BUDAPEST - Wizz Air lifted the bottom end of its annual profit forecast and further raised its capacity growth outlook, as the budget airline flew more passengers and curbed costs in the first-half, while struggling riva
Boeing orders sink as customers opt to swap MAX
SEATTLE - Boeing took 10 new plane orders last month, but saw some customers swapping the U.S. planemaker's grounded 737 MAX planes in favor of more expensive wide-body planes as doubts lingered about the MAX's return to
Jet2 to operate A321s on Thomas Cook slots
MANCHESTER - Jet2 snapped up slots of defunct Thomas Cook Airlines at "key" UK airports. The leisure operator will add A321 capacity in the summer 2020 to fill gaps Thomas Cook left.
Qantas trials London - Sydney nonstop flight
LONDON - Qantas trials its London - Sydney nonstop service with a test flight that left Heathrow airport with 50 passengers Thursday., Serving airlines that will operate flights lasting 14 hours or longer is a “key
SAA strike could push airline towards collapse
CAPE TOWN - South African Airways (SAA) said on Wednesday it might never recover if a strike by labour unions goes ahead this week, underscoring how close the state-owned company is to collapse. The airline had to cancel
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