India’s startup full-service carrier Vistara, a joint venture between Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tata Sons, has been granted an air operator’s permit (AOP) by India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), allowing the airline to begin commercial operations.
Norwegian Air Shuttle has submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission and ESA (EFTA Surveillance Authority) about SAS Scandinavian Airlines receiving what it believes is “differential treatment.”
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and UK air navigation services provider NATS have agreed to conduct an independent inquiry into an air traffic management (ATM) systems failure that caused significant disruption to air traffic in UK airspace Dec. 12.
The French government will sell a 49.99% stake in Toulouse Blagnac Airport (ATB) to a Chinese consortium made up of state-owned Shandong Hi-Speed Group and Hong Kong-based investment firm Friedmann Pacific Asset Management.
A group of five European airline associations is calling on the European Commission and member states of the European Union (EU) to reject a 16.6% increase in air navigation service charges proposed by Germany.
Dublin-based ASL Aviation Group (ASL) has acquired Switzerland’s Farnair Group, increasing the number of affiliate airlines in the group to seven, with an operational fleet size of more than 100 aircraft.
All airlines from Libya have been added to the European Commission’s aviation safety list, also known as the airline blacklist, subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union (EU).
The Qantas Group said it expects to report an underlying profit before tax (PBT) in the range of AUD300 million ($248.5 million) to AUD350 million for the first six months of FY2015, reversing a loss of AUD252 million reported for the year-ago period.
The European Commission (EC) has asked the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to investigate a series of near mid-air collisions involving European passenger airliners and military aircraft during recent months.
US airlines expect that FAA will allow a five-year “grace period” for full compliance with the agency’s 2010 mandate that carriers’ aircraft be Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out capable by Jan. 1, 2020....More
Airbus, aiming to become a “major” player in A350 aftermarket support, is poised to announce its first long-term agreement with an A350 customer and is in talks with several more, a company executive said....More