All Company articles – Page 11

  • Pilot shortage

    OPINION: Is the industry facing a pilot shortage?


    Japanese airlines are having to cancel schedules because they have too few flightcrew. American ­carriers, especially regionals, have the same problem. Ryanair is having to migrate crew around its network to patch up holes in local rosters.

  • analysis - qatar, all business

    ANALYSIS: All-business bounces back


    Question marks have hung over the viability of all-premium long-haul services since Eos, Maxjet and Silverjet all collapsed in the latter half of last decade. But Qatar Airways’ deployment from 15 May of a 40-seat Airbus A319 on its of its six Doha-London Heathrow frequencies is a sign of renewed ...

  • News

    EASA and IATA to share airline safety data


    The European Aviation Safety Agency and the International Air Transport Association have signed an agreement to share their airline safety audit results.

  • News

    IATA blasts Venezuela for slow progress on repatriation of funds


    ​Venezuela’s government has been called upon to “urgently” honour its commitment to repatriate $3.9 billion in local revenues owed to international airlines.

  • British Airways Airbus A318

    UK coroner investigates 'aerotoxic' case


    A coroner based in Bournemouth, UK, will begin the examination this week of the cause of death of a British Airways pilot, Richard Westgate, who died in December 2012 aged 43

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Norwegian spells out pilot-employment policies


    Widespread confusion about Norwegian’s pilot-employment contracting processes has been raising temperatures at flightcrew associations in Europe for more than a year – and has been having the same effect within US unions since the company applied for transatlantic services.

  • News

    SAX-Tanzania plans second-half launch


    New Tanzanian airline SAX-Tanzania is to start operations in the second half of this year.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Airlines spoilt for choice for debt financings


    Strong investor demand is encouraging attractive deals in both the capital and banking markets for debt financing

  • News

    Questions over NOTAMs before Abuja 747 accident


    A recent Boeing 747-200 freighter accident at Abuja airport, Nigeria was originally reported as a runway excursion, but it seems the aircraft was the victim of runway resurfacing work which, according to NOTAMs, was supposed to have been completed.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Balkan airlines struggle for survival


    When Jat Airways was rebranded Air Serbia late last year, it marked the symbolic end of the concept of a pan-western Balkan national carrier – but who, if anyone, will ultimately replace it as the dominant player in the Balkan aviation market remains an open question.

  • News

    Number of fatal airline accidents rises slightly in 2013


    In 2013, the world's airlines maintained the gentle safety improvement trend that has been visible for the last 10 years, but did not match the best-ever annual figure for the lowest number of fatal accidents.

  • Hawker Siddeley

    Uncle Roger's Festive Quiz


    Sick of turkey and mince pies? Same old shows on television? Give the aviation side of your brain a post-prandial run-out with Uncle Roger's Festive Quiz...

  • Etihad order 640

    DUBAI: Records broken on the first day of the show


    Boeing broke all the records for launching a new jetliner. Airbus scored a super-jumbo-sized order for the A380. And both aircraft makers combined to shatter the one-day order record at an air show by compiling orders and commitments for a whopping 623 aircraft from four airlines.

  • News

    European Parliament approves new flight-duty rules


    Members of the European Parliament have pushed through new proposals on flight-duty limitations, rejecting transport committee opposition to the change.

  • News

    Honduras' CM Airlines to launch international flights


    Honduras based regional carrier CM Airlines plans to launch its first international route on 11 November with weekday flights from Tegucigalpa to Guatemala City, Guatemala, the airline confirms.

  • News

    Ryanair to open Polish domestic routes


    ​Budget carrier Ryanair is to branch into Polish domestic routes to reinforce its network at Warsaw's Modlin airport.

  • News

    Nok Air looks again at long-haul plans


    ​Thai budget carrier Nok Air is once again looking at the possibility of opening long-haul operations, despite abandoning similar plans in 2012.

  • News

    Air Canada closes $1.4bn refinancing


    Air Canada closed its about $1.4 billion secured refinancing today, which is aimed at reducing the carrier's interest burden and cost structure.

  • News

    Fastjet targets first half launch for Nigerian operation


    Fastjet expects to start domestic operations in Nigeria in the first or second quarter of next year its chief executive says.

  • News

    Etihad opens European headquarters in Berlin


    Etihad Airways has strengthened its links with Air Berlin by opening a new European headquarters in the German capital.