Qatar Airways is making selective flight cancellations in several markets because of a delay in Airbus aircraft deliveries, Qatar Airways executive communications manager Christine Sarkis confirmed to ATW in Doha....More
LATAM, the new brand of LAN and TAM, operated its first commercial flights May 6, coinciding with the unveiling of its new image in 14 airports around the world. All the photos were taken at São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport.
Amazon has reached an agreement with Purchase, New York-based Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings to wet lease 20 Boeing 767-300 converted freighters, the second freighter lease deal the Seattle-based online retail giant has signed this year....More
The Airbus A350-900 has gained extended-range twin-engine operations (ETOPS) approval from FAA for routes that require beyond 180 minutes diversion time, which will give US A350 operators more range and flexibility with the aircraft....More
The first 35 of 75 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Delta Air Lines are locked in as CS100s, but the airline can begin converting to the larger CS300 model starting with the 36th aircraft on order....More
Delta Air Lines has agreed to acquire 37 additional Airbus A321s valued at $4.2 billion at list prices. The announcement of an additional order for CFM International CFM56-powered A321s comes a day after Atlanta-based Delta placed a firm order for 75 Bombardier CS100s....More
Travel technology provider SITA is exploring the use of blockchain technology as a platform for generating secure single travel “tokens” that could potentially streamline a passenger’s progress through all airport processes involving the scanning of personal documentation....More