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  • ICBC Leasing orders 45 C919s, becomes launch customer

    Chinese leasing company ICBC Leasing has inked an order for 45 Comac C919 narrowbodies and agreed to become the launch customer for the aircraft.

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  • IN FOCUS: Airlines face pilot-availability shortfall

    A projected rise in air travel demand is intensifying concern about availability in sufficient numbers of pilots...

  • IN FOCUS: Will volcanic ash paralyse Europe again?

    Much has been done to ensure that if volcanic ash were to drift over Europe as it did in April 2010, aviation would not...

  • ICAO reveals chronic under-resourcing of safety oversight

    States are chronically under-resourcing the aviation safety oversight functions of their national aviation authorities,...

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  • EASA recommends carriers avoid Tel Aviv

    News | 23 Jul 2014 09:00

    ​Europe's air transport safety authority is formally recommending that airlines avoid operating to Tel Aviv's main airport, Ben Gurion International, given concerns over the security situation in the region.
  • HSBC closes Ex-Im financing for Air China Cargo

    News | 04 Jul 2014 10:53 | Olivier Bonnassies

    HSBC Bank has closed a US Export-Import Bank-guaranteed financing structure covering the first of three Boeing 777 freighters for Air China Cargo.
  • Livingston seeks rapid resolution to licence suspension

    News | 27 Jun 2014 17:15 | Graham Dunn

    Struggling Italian leisure carrier Livingston has provided additional information to national aviation regulator ENAC in a bid to accelerate the process for securing its operating licence in time for the busy summer months.
  • Air China Cargo gets CNY2 billion capital injection

    News | 27 Jun 2014 02:37 | Mavis Toh

    ​Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways have inked an agreement to inject a combined CNY2 billion ($321.4 million) into their Air China Cargo joint venture.
  • ANALYSIS: The truth about the US pilots shortage

    News | 16 Jun 2014 09:44

    The US General Accounting Office says it does not know if there is an airline pilot shortage in the country. The Air Line Pilots Association says there is no shortage. The US Federal Aviation Administration says it is not the cause of the problem.
  • ANALYSIS: Crew training follows the evidence

    News | 12 Jun 2014 08:58 | David Learmount

    Evidence-based training is redefining the nature of flightcrew instruction, focusing on direct analysis and direction in the areas a pilot needs to improve on, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach