German airport traffic up less than 1% in 2013
Ryanair giveth and Ryanair taketh away. At Bremen, Ryanair's modest expansion has helped the airport be one of only two regional airports in Germany reporting growth in 2013, with Weeze being the other.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Fiji Airways, Pacific Sun reports lower on time performance results
Fiji Airways and Pacific Sun have both reported lower on time performance results for the month due to a variety of aircraft mechanical and weather related issues.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Garuda Indonesia's First ATR 72-600 Takes Off
In order to optimize the operation of this new fleet of 25 ATR 72-600s, Garuda Indonesia and ATR have recently signed a Global Maintenance Agreement extending over ten years and covering the 25 aircraft fleet.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Mount Cook AT72 at Auckland on Nov 30th 2013, smoke in cockpit
A Mount Cook Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-500, registration ZK-MCW performing flight NZ-5071 from Auckland to Palmerston with 52 passengers, was climbing out of Auckland when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and returned to Auckland for a safe landing on runway 23L about 15 minutes after departure.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
PIA AT42 at Karachi on Nov 28th 2013, unsafe gear after departure
A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500, registration AP-BHI performing flight PK-550 from Karachi to Multan , was climbing out of Karachi when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet due to an unsafe gear indication and returned to Karachi for a safe landing about one hour after departure.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Island Air, Buyer Beware
It can take as long to travel to Molokai from Honolulu as it does to reach Hawaii from Los Angeles - if, that is, you are flying Island Air .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Cebu Pac flights to Europe expected to start next year
Budget airline Cebu Air Inc. of taipan John L. Gokongwei Jr. has to wait until March next year to enter European air space as efforts are currently focused on the relief efforts for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.
DAC International Secures First ATR 42 and 72 EASA Supplemental Type Certificate with LPV Capability
DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency has approved its supplemental type certificate for the ATR 42 and 72 aircraft equipped with the Universal Avionics UNS-1Lw FMS to be operated into airports that have so-called LPV Approach procedures in place.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Air Transport World
ATR to re-engine its existing aircraft if 90-seater gets go-ahead
ATR will apply the engine technology of its proposed 90-seat large turboprop [LTP] to its existing ATR 42-600 and ATR 72-600 variants via a new engine family, if it secures shareholder approval for the larger ... "ATR to re-engine its existing aircraft if 90-seater gets go-ahead " is part of ATW Plus , our online premium membership.
The Listener-In-Chief - By Gwen Robinson
There are no bullet-proof limousines, sophisticated communications systems, or media gaggles when you travel with Burma's president.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Air Tahiti to welcome its first ATR-600
Premier ATR-600 in the French overseas territories, it comes as a forerunner of Air Tahiti's plans to renew its fleet Air Tahiti has taken delivery of its first ATR 42-600 in a bid to modernize its fleet.
Air Transport World
Air Cote d'Ivoire orders up to four Q400s
Air Cote d'Ivoire, the national airline of Ivory Coast, announced at the Dubai Air Show that it has agreed to order two Bombardier Q400 NextGens for delivery in 3Q14, and option two ... Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, ... (more)
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Major air crashes in Russia in recent years
Authorities in Russia confirmed that all 50 people aboard a Boeing plane that crashed Sunday on landing in Russia's Kazan, capital of Tatarstan republic, were killed.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
DHL Invests In West African Infrastructure
Cape Town, November 11, 2013: DHL, the world's leading logistics company, has announced an investment in both a facility and air infrastructure in West Africa, to meet the demand for express and freight services in the region.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Air checks ordered over Campania illegal dump sites
Naples, November 8 - Air surveillance has been ordered over the southern Italian region of Campania to identify any anomalies and any environmental issues related to illegal waste-management practices that have in recent months hit international headlines.
Indonesia's Lion Group signs contract valued at C$47 million...
CAE today announced that it has sold four full-flight simulators and four training devices to Lion Group, a Pan-Asian airline group that includes Indonesia's largest airline Lion Air.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Aeromar Airlines Officially Celebrates Austin-Mexico City Non-stop Service
Ribbon cutting ceremony. L-R Aeromar Airlines Executive VP, Fabricio Cojuc, Mexico's General Consulate in Austin, Rosalba Ojeda, Austin Economic Development Manager Kevin Johns, and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Executive Director Jim Smith.