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  • Boeing announces new production cut for 747-8

    ​Boeing has decided to lower yearly output of the 747-8 by 2.4 aircraft starting in September 2015 due to a slower recovery cycle in the cargo market.

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  • Industry presses on with pilot training mandate

    Faced with being wound-up following many years of work yielding few visible results, the International Pilot Training...

  • ​ROUTES: Clark calls for intelligence sharing after MH17

    Emirates boss Sir Tim Clark is urging his competitors to be more transparent in sharing information after the shooting...

  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance

    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational...

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  • Ascend sees rising demand ahead for airlines

    News | 19 Jan 2015 15:46 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Ascend's Peter Morris presented an optimistic outlook for carriers during the Growth Frontiers conference in Dublin today.
  • Venezuela international airfare sales drop sharply in 2014

    News | 16 Jan 2015 17:00 | Rainer Uphoff

    Sales of international airfares in Venezuela in 2014 were halved as a result of the country's currency crisis, which has held up $3.5 billion in foreign airline revenues.
  • Moody's warns of order cancellations as oil falls

    News | 15 Jan 2015 10:30 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Credit-rating specialist Moody’s is forecasting a rise in cancellation or deferral of aircraft orders, sparked by the continuing fall in oil prices.
  • ANALYSIS: Modernising global airline pilot training

    News | 12 Jan 2015 14:18 | David Learmount

    ​Airlines and the world’s aviation authorities have been warned that if they miss the opportunity to modernise pilot training now, when International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC) and the International Civil Aviation Organisation have finished preparing the ground for change, they may be stuck with 1950s-based training regulations for the foreseeable future.
  • ANALYSIS: Airline safety plans for 2015

    News | 09 Jan 2015 11:54 | David Learmount

    ​Several studies or projects aimed at reducing threats to airline safety are likely to come to fruition in 2015. In one of these, reacting to the French investigator’s recommendations in the report on the loss of Air France flight 447 over the South Atlantic in 2009, Airbus says it is preparing to fit deployable flight data recorders with embedded emergency locator transmitters in A350s and A380s. Airbus says there is more work to do yet, and at the same time there is debate in the industry about how practical this is. No aviation authorities – at present – are planning to mandate deployable FDRs (see Flight International 13-19 January for a study on this).
  • ANALYSIS: How oil-price falls affect aircraft demand and values

    News | 08 Jan 2015 17:18

    Rob Morris, head of Ascend Flightglobal Consultancy, here analyses the implications of the downward trend in oil prices