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  • SOLDIERING ON: 10 veteran airliner types still in service

    ​News that SkyWest is retiring its remaining Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias prompted us to come up with a list of 10 other veteran types still being operated by airlines, including as freighters. The data comes from Flight International’s World Airliner Census, compiled using Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database.

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  • ​OPINION: The crucial task of tackling Europe’s labour issues

    It’s been a tough few months for Alexandre de Juniac. Just two days into his strategy to restructure short-haul, the...

  • Rocket attacks halt flights into Ben Gurion airport

    Several foreign airlines have suspended flights to Israel following rocket attacks launched from Gaza.

  • IN FOCUS: What next for Europe's carbon-trading scheme?

    Despite increasing pressure from other countries, the EU has always been staunch in its defence of the inclusion of...

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  • ANALYSIS: Leading European airlines and airports by capacity

    News | 15 Jan 2015 11:34

    Lufthansa was the biggest European airline by ASKs in January, data from Flightglobal's schedules specialist Innovata shows, while low-cost giant Ryanair led capacity in terms of total flights and seats during the month.
  • European regional airlines lukewarm on Commission proposals

    News | 22 Dec 2014 14:04

    European regional airlines have voiced concerns over European Commission proposals relating to ground handling and security.
  • ANALYSIS: Can European carriers find profits momentum?

    News | 17 Dec 2014 10:44 | Graham Dunn

    European airlines have strengthened their tentative grip on profits in 2014, but restructuring remains very much a work in progress for many.
  • Europe resolves to boost aviation competitiveness

    News | 17 Dec 2014 10:38 | Kerry Reals

    European regulators have included in their 2015 to-do list an aviation package aimed at boosting the sector's competitiveness.
  • ANALYSIS: Ryanair's new profits course takes shape

    News | 12 Dec 2014 09:44 | Graham Dunn

    If there was some scepticism when Michael O'Leary a year ago began taking tentative steps in repositioning Ryanair, a fourth profit upgrade of this financial year suggests that the budget airline many loved to hate is doing something right.
  • ANALYSIS: Will lower fuel costs alter airline strategies?

    News | 11 Dec 2014 10:49 | Graham Dunn

    While the recent relenting in oil prices has provided airlines with an unexpected but welcome easing of their costs, the pain that has been caused by fuel volatility makes it unlikely that carriers will too drastically alter their current course.