Category: Headlines
Airports

In this cross-posting with The Conversation, aviation historian Janet Bednarek explores how people may end up living in airports, and why it happens more often than you might think. In January, local authorities arrested a 36-year-old man named Aditya Singh after he had spent three months living at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Since October, he […]

Airlines

Norwegian Air’s order cancellations have seen Airbus’ order book fall into the red, while its dispute with Boeing will come to a head in US courts. The troubled carrier cancelled 88 aircraft orders worth billions of dollars from European planemaker Airbus, after getting approval to do so by an Irish bankruptcy court. The decision has […]

Airlines

An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX declared an emergency before landing at its destination, after the pilots reported possible engine troubles. According to reports, the captain needed to shut down the right engine after the aircrew were made aware of possible mechanical issues related to the engine’s oil pressure or volume indicator. The plane was […]

Airlines

Lufthansa Group, which owns the German flag carrier as well as Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Eurowings, intends to cut costs and slim its fleet by retiring all its Airbus A380s, A340s, Boeing 747s and majority of its ageing aircraft. In fact, the group confirmed that it is seriously considering a policy that would see all […]

Airlines

Airbus has announced it has avoided the need to make any involuntary redundancies across its businesses in France, Germany and the UK. The European planemaker said it had reached an agreement with a German trade union to protect jobs in Germany until the end of 2023. Instead, Airbus has negotiated for voluntary redundancy programs, early […]

Airlines

As the world’s first launch customer of the China-made trunk liner C919, China Eastern Airlines officially signed a purchase contract of C919 aircraft with Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) in Shanghai on 1 March 2021. Five C919 aircraft will be introduced to the state-owned airline in the first batch, and China Eastern Airlines will […]

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