Ethipoian Airlines Boeing 787-800 MAX crash wreckage

2019 year in review

2019-12-19T12:17:00+00:00By Flight International

For the big aviation story of the year to be a crash is not so unusual; the history of flight has been punctuated by disaster. But there is no discussing 2019 without reference to Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.


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    Airbus wins the contest that never was

    2020-01-17T10:37:00+00:00By Flight International

    What’s wrong with a duopoly? Well, when one of the two protagonists drops out, it turns into a monopoly.

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    Fatality-free aviation remains distant dream

    2020-01-17T10:37:00+00:00By Flight International

    After an encouraging series of airline safety figures recorded around the middle of the last decade, some observers pondered whether the prospect of a fatality-free year could be a realistic short-term ambition for the industry.

  • Tehran 737 crash

    737 crash response needs transparency from Tehran

    2020-01-10T14:54:00+00:00By Flight International

    Given the rock-bottom relations between Iran and the USA, it is inevitable that the 8 January crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 near Tehran has become ensnared by the tension between the two.

Airlines 2019

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  • 2019 airline year in review

  • Key airline CEO appointments in 2019



Airline Business Podcast – end of year (and decade) review

2019-12-20T15:35:00+00:00By Airline Business

The new edition of the Airline Business podcast is now available.