The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) plans to mandate Rolls-Royce-recommended on-wing inspections of certain Trent 900 interstage spacers to find cracked parts in the Airbus A380 powerplants before they trigger in-service incidents.
China Express Airlines managed to stay profitable for the first six months of an eventful year thanks to its unique operating model as a feeder airline and the quick implementation of cost-saving measures.
Delta Air Lines COO Gil West, who played an instrumental role in integrating Northwest Airlines and cementing Delta’s position as arguably the most operationally reliable airline in its class, announced his retirement.
Virgin Atlantic’s creditors have voted in favor of the UK long-haul carrier’s £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) restructuring plan, ahead of two key court hearings to finalize the process on Sept. 2 and Sept. 3.
Germany’s air transport association BDL warned returning to mandatory quarantine for passengers flying in from countries defined as high-risk in the current COVID-19 pandemic would cripple the recovery of air transport in the country.
Finnair has begun negotiations on 1,000 redundancies as a full recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic remains out of sight.
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