Air New Zealand will undertake some component maintenance on Tigerair Australia’s Airbus A320 fleet as part of an agreement signed with AJW Group that will extend the component maintenance and repair services provided at Air New Zealand’s Auckland Engineering and Maintenance base.
Almost a year after its official closure, the long-running saga of Manston Airport in Kent in the South East of England rumbles on, with a potential stay of execution following the government’s decision to appoint an independent consultant to review the airport’s future.
Air Seychelles and Air France have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that lays the groundwork for a commercial agreement to include codeshare opportunities and reciprocal frequent flyer benefits.
NASA has established a public-private partnership with five organizations, including FAA, to advance research and certification of composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft.
The UK Department for Transport has received bids for 19 new regional routes that could be eligible for government start-up funding aimed at boosting connectivity through the UK’s smaller regional airports.
[UPDATE APRIL 3] Irish carrier Aer Lingus, UK leisure carrier Jet2 and Eastern European budget carrier Wizz Air are facing legal action by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for breaching consumer law.
London Heathrow Airport has become the first airport to implement time-based separation (TBS) for aircraft on final approach in a bid to reduce delays caused by strong winds—the single most significant cause of arrival delay at the airport.
Excessive costs and an aviation sector that is not as robust as it should be, especially in attracting international business, are hurting Canada’s air transport industry, conference panelists said Tuesday....More
Latin American traffic growth has slowed from double digits, but is still expected to grow 5%-6% per year, reaching nearly a half billion passengers by 2025, according to Alex de Gunten, adviser to the executive board of the Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association....More
Senior executives from two of the three major US carriers involved in the growing dispute over alleged unfair competition from the Gulf carriers said Tuesday they are simply asking for government-to-government consultations on the US Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar....More
Etihad Airways will continue to expand its cross-Atlantic routes between North America, the Middle East and the sub-Indian continent, but has no plans to fly between Europe and the US a senior executive said Monday....More