A National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter that crashed seconds after takeoff from Bagram, Afghanistan, on April 29, 2013, was likely caused by inadequate restraint of large military vehicles being carried onboard, according to a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation.
International Airline Group (IAG) has extended the deadline for Aer Lingus shareholders to accept its recommended cash offer to July 30, even as it passes the halfway mark in the number of shares pledged to it.
Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air Shuttle reported a significantly improved second quarter over the previous year, with net profits rising to NOK 325 million ($39.8 million) compared to NOK129 million a year ago.
The US majors will not give up on their campaign against the Gulf carriers, which present the biggest-ever threat to the future of US airlines, the CEO of United Airlines said in a speech in New York Thursday....More
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll said the wider public has to be educated about the threat laser pointers pose to aircraft and help law enforcement catch people shining lasers into cockpits....More
US airlines, particularly regional carriers, have expressed hope that strict pilot training requirements implemented by FAA in 2013 will be eased in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be taken up by Congress later this year, but there will likely be a strong push back against any efforts to change the rules....More