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  • SAA A340

    Auditor general’s office details ‘dire’ state of SAA organisation

    2020-02-23T09:50:00+00:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    South Africa’s auditor general’s office has testified to the chaotic condition of South African Airways’ organisation during a judicial commission examining allegations of corruption and fraud in state companies.

  • French Bee A350

    French probe low-speed incident during A350 go-around

    2020-02-21T17:07:00+00:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    French investigators are probing an incident involving a French Bee Airbus A350-900 during a go-around at Paris Orly.

  • Bek Air animation

    Animation reveals Bek Air Fokker 100 crash sequence

    2020-02-21T10:43:00+00:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    Kazakhstan’s government has released an animation detailing the take-off sequence of the Bek Air Fokker 100 involved in a fatal accident at Almaty.

  • DHC - Dash 8-400 - PAL Express

    De Havilland Canada sees growing market in Asia for high-density Dash 8

    2020-02-21T09:33:00+00:00By Murdo Morrison

    De Havilland Canada may have left the limelight to arch-rival ATR when it pulled out days before the Singapore air show over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, but the Canadian airframer is confident about prospects for its Dash 8 twin-turboprop in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly high-density variants.

  • 5Y-CET

    Fokker 50 crash crew ignored multiple alerts during take-off roll

    2020-02-21T09:31:00+00:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    Kenyan investigators have disclosed that the crew of a Fokker 50 continued a take-off roll, despite multiple alerts apparently warning of a serious engine problem, before the aircraft crashed some 50s after becoming airborne.

  • Air France A380 Ireland West Airport arrival  2

    First Air France A380 enters retirement in Ireland

    2020-02-21T09:02:00+00:00By Max Kingsley-Jones

    The first of up to four ex-Air France Airbus A380s has been positioned into Ireland West Airport for storage, signalling the start of the airline’s superjumbo retirement process.

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Ariana Afgan


​Ariana Afghan Airlines seeking to buy six aircraft

Afghanistan’s Ariana Afghan Airlines is the market to buy six aircraft.



New Swiss airline FlyBair partners with Helvetic

A partially crowdfunded Swiss airline named “FlyBair”, to be headquartered in Switzerland’s capital Bern, says that it has partnered with regional carrier Helvetic Airways ahead of beginning service to European vacation destinations from May 2020.



Atlas Air reports $293m loss in 2019 as it writes down 747-400 fleet

Aircraft lessor and air freight company Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings reported a loss for 2019 as it wrote down parts of its fleet due to lower cargo business during the year.

Kakinoff Gol


Gol Q4 profit falls as Max crisis lingers

Brazil’s Gol continues to suffer from the fallout of the grounding of its seven Boeing 737 Max aircraft, reporting fourth quarter net income that was almost half of that reported for the same period in 2018.