US Airlines Set To Lose Out On Olympics Tourism Boost To Tokyo

The Tokyo Olympics are coming up, but there will not be a traditional boost in services and demand from Americans. The once-every-four-years event is facing a new kind of ceremony due to... Read more »

Nigeria’s Azman Air Set To Resume Airbus A340-600 Operations

Nigeria’s Azman Air has been given the tick of approval to fly its sole Airbus A340-400 on international flights. After a series of recent demonstration flights, Nigeria’s safety regulator cleared the plane... Read more »

Cathay Pacific Set For Single Pilot Airbus A350 Flights By 2025

Cathay Pacific is set to roll out single pilot Airbus A350 flights starting from 2025. The new project would allow flights to be operated by one pilot for much of its duration,... Read more »

Airbus Set For Major Production Increases

Airbus has announced plans for major production increases across its commercial aircraft offerings. The European giant plans to ramp up production of the successful A320 family by 60% by mid-2023, a major... Read more »

Etihad Doesn’t Look Set To Return To Los Angeles Post Pandemic

Etihad has said goodbye to a lot of things because of the global health crisis. It seems fairly certain now that its Airbus A380s won’t return. Its Boeing 777 jets are due... Read more »

Norse Atlantic Airways Set To Hire 700 US Flight Attendants

Transatlantic startup carrier Norse Atlantic Airways and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) have agreed to a pre-hire agreement for US-based flight attendants. The move, which is certain to help alleviate... Read more »

Airbus Set To Close One Spanish Factory As A380 Production Ends

As the production of the Airbus A380 winds down, Airbus has begun closing factories supplying parts to the aircraft. The manufacturer will close one of two plants in southern Spain, merging their... Read more »

Bright Future? The UK’s Ghost A380 Factory Set For Activity Again

The West Factory at Airbus’ Broughton plant has been making wings for the A380 since 2003. But with the final A380 now in assembly in Toulouse, the factory has lost its purpose.... Read more »

British Airways Launches New Routes As Travel Set To Resume

British Airways has launched a host of new routes ahead of non-essential travel from England reopening on Monday. It seems that the airline isn’t afraid of a lack of demand for so-called... Read more »

Boeing Set To Up Conversion Rate Of 737 Aircraft To Freighters

Boeing is opening two new conversion lines for its 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) program. In partnership with Cooperativa Autogestionaria de Servicios Aeroindustriales (COOPESA) in Alajuela, Costa Rica, the first of the... Read more »