While Qatar Airways abandoned plans to bring its first Airbus A380 to the Farnborough Airshow this week, the Doha-based carrier still has brought one of the largest-ever presences at an air show by an airline.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) reported net income of ¥3.5 billion ($34.4 million) for the first-quarter of the company’s fiscal year 2014 ended June 30, reversed from a net loss of ¥6.6 billion in the year-ago quarter....More
Irish budget carrier Ryanair has stepped up its full-year net profit guidance nearly 5% to up to €650 million ($873 million), although it cautioned that fares are expected to decline in the second half....More
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the Aug. 1 launch of Urumqi Airlines, subsidiary of Hainan Airlines parent HNA Group, to further explore market potential in West China....More
ICAO, IATA and other major global aviation organizations are forming a high-level international task force of state and industry experts to look at airspace security issues raised by the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 earlier this month....More
French air accident investigators have read the flight data recorder (FDR) of the Boeing MD-83 that crashed in Mali while operating for Air Algerie, but work is continuing on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR), which was damaged on impact....More
Airbus president and CEO Fabrice Brégier said the European manufacturer had one its most successful air show performances ever at the 2014 Farnborough Airshow, where it won commitments for 496 aircraft worth more than $75 billion over four days....More