European lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said it is “astonished” that Norway’s government is pressing ahead with a new airline passenger tax despite evidence that such levies depress demand and weaken both airlines and airports.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines has had to cancel around 180 flights over the past five days after it grounded the fleet of 10 Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets operated by wholly owned subsidiary Cimber for precautionary undercarriage checks.
Putting the engine developed for the Airbus A320neo on to the Boeing 737 MAX would not be easy, Airbus executives said this week, although they acknowledged they were aware of rumors that this was being considered in the US....More
Cathay Pacific Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB, becoming the sixth airline to place the new widebody in its fleet. The aircraft was delivered to the Hong Kong-based airline May 28 and will begin service June 1....More