36 min ago
FedEx Boosts Efforts to Connect the World in Responsible and Resourceful Ways
Fifth Annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report Highlights Company's Progress In Areas of Energy Conservation, Community Development, Disaster Relief and More MEMPHIS, Tenn.
11 hrs ago
Emirates to add more flights to Sri Lanka's Colombo airport from next month
May 23, Colombo: Dubai's international carrier Emirates Airlines Wednesday announced plans to increase capacity on its services to Sri Lanka's Colombo International Airport from 30th June 2013.
Wed May 22, 2013
Emirates B773 near Singapore on May 17th 2013, turbulence injures 13
A Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EBP performing flight EK-358 from Dubai to Jakarta with 374 passengers, was enroute at FL350 about 30nm southwest of Singapore at approximately 22:45L when the crew decided to divert to Singapore after the aircraft had encountered turbulence causing injuries to 10 passengers and 3 cabin crew.
Trigana B733 at Wamena on May 20th 2013, overran runway on landing
A Trigana Air Service Boeing 737-300, registration PK-YRZ performing freight flight TGN-7329 from Jayapura to Wamena , overran the end of runway 33 by about 5 meters/15 feet while landing at Wamena at 16:07L and came to a stop with the nose gear on soft ground.
Qatar Airways gets three cargo planes
The new A330's have replaced three Airbus A300 freighters that the airline has phased out of the fleet to make way for the new state-of-the-art aircraft.
The Washington Post
Boeing CEO Sees 5-Year Edge On Airbus in Twin-Aisle Jets
Boeing Co. said lessons from the plastic-composite 787 have helped the planemaker build a five-year advantage over Airbus SAS in twin-aisle jets, the models that are the backbone of airlines' long-haul fleets.
Delta Airlines wants to stop Ex-Im help on big jets
"We would be perfectly willing, if we had a total moratorium on narrow-body and wide-body financing, to forego" export credit help on narrow-body jet purchases from Bombardier
Medford Mail Tribune
Dreamliner is aloft again with CEOs aboard
Houston-to-Chicago flight was meant to reassure public that 787s, grounded for 100 days because of a battery problem, are safe A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off from Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Monday for the first North American flight since 787s were grounded for 100 days because of a battery problem.
Tue May 21, 2013
Etihad Airways welcomes Airberlin pilots
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has plans to recruit more than 50 pilots from its partner airline, airberlin.
Mon May 20, 2013
Boeing puts BBJ 3 on display at EBACE
Boeing Business Jets displayed a BBJ 3 for the first time at the 2013 European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
Five things to know about the Dreamliner
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner got off to a rough start. Just over a year after its first commercial flight, the aircraft was grounded after batteries overheated on two flights.
Sun May 19, 2013
American B772 near Aruba on May 17th 2013, smoke indication
An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N772AN performing flight AA-234 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Miami,FL with 218 passengers and 14 crew, was enroute at FL380 about 75nm westnorthwest of Oranjestad when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted to Aruba's Reina Beatrix Airport for a safe landing on runway 11 about 19 ... (more)
The airline currently has a backlog of 21 Boeing airplanes on order
Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines , marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom.
Sat May 18, 2013
Air Transport World
KLM to take two more 777s
KLM is to take delivery of two Boeing 777-300ERs in spring 2015, one from Boeing and another from Air Lease, taking its total 777-300ER fleet to 10 aircraft.
Airbus, Boeing, will battle for PR at Paris Air Show
With the Paris Air Show just a month away, Airbus may be preparing to try to take the wind away from Boeing's resurgent 787 Dreamliner.
Thu May 16, 2013
American: Fliers who carry on less can board earlier
American Airlines is extending preferential boarding to customers flying with small or no carry-on bags.
The New Zealand Herald
Emirates adds third A380 to NZ
From October the airline will use an A380 to fly the daily Auckland-Brisbane-Dubai service replacing the smaller Boeing 777-300. Auckland will from October become the first airport outside Emirates' Dubai hub to have three Airbus A380 aircraft on the ground at one time when the double-decker aircraft is introduced.
UPDATE 1-Struggling Singapore Airlines fights back to boost growth
Singapore Airlines Ltd , caught between the rapid emergence of Gulf carriers and low cost Asian rivals, is attempting a big strategy overhaul to revive growth, pushing into the low-cost segment and expanding its regional network.
Wed May 15, 2013
Asia News Network
BEIJING: Chinese airlines to get first 787 Dreamliners this month
Several Boeing 787 Dreamliners will arrive at Chinese airlines before June, as Boeing Co resumes deliveries of the jetliners, Boeing China's president said on Wednesday.
American Airlines wants new nonstops to Sao Paulo
American Airlines is in the final stages of petitioning the United States Department of Transportation to fly between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and Sao Paulo, Brazil.