Delta Names Former Six Flags, Pepsi Exec As Chief Operating Officer

By Christine Boynton May 24, 2023
Mike Spanos will join Delta’s leadership committee effective June 12.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Air Lines Adds More Gates At Salt Lake City Hub

By Aaron Karp May 23, 2023
Delta Air Lines has opened five additional boarding gates at its Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) hub, building on a new long-term lease agreement.
Airports & Networks

Air Canada’s Pilots Contract Talks May Start In September

By Lori Ranson May 18, 2023
Pilots at Air Canada are close to deciding if they’ll open up contract talks a year early this September. 
Airlines & Lessors

Airlines Hope Strong Demand Holds Steady After A Busy Summer

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 18, 2023
No immediate slowdown in robust demand is in sight, carriers say.
Airlines & Lessors

Maintaining Airbus, Boeing Balance ‘Really Important,’ Delta CEO Says

By Christine Boynton May 17, 2023
Delta Air Lines does not currently have plans for an aggressive shift in its fleet makeup between Boeing and Airbus, its top executive says. 
Airlines & Lessors

PW1000G Engine Durability Problems Wreak Havoc On Airline Schedules

By Sean Broderick May 16, 2023
A large number of Airbus A320neos, A220s and Embraer E2 aircraft are parked as Pratt & Whitney struggles with retrofits and engine supply.
Aircraft & Propulsion

United Slams Delta’s ‘Self-Serving’ Tokyo Haneda Slot Proposal

By Aaron Karp May 09, 2023
United, Delta clash over how much demand to Japan has recovered as the airlines submit competing filings to the U.S. Transportation Department.
Airports & Networks

Airlines Count Costs Of Emissions Trading Schemes

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 08, 2023
European airlines fear that the cost of compliance will put them at a disadvantage.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Petitions DOT For Flexibility On Tokyo Haneda Routes

By Aaron Karp May 04, 2023
Delta Air Lines says the demand environment to Japan has changed since Haneda slot pairs were allocated by the U.S. Transportation Department in 2019.
Airports & Networks

Daily Memo: U.S.-Australasia Market Set To Surge As Airlines Plan More Flights

By Adrian Schofield Apr 26, 2023
While many Asia-Pacific international long-haul markets are gaining recovery momentum, airlines are boosting transpacific services to Australia and New Zealand.
Airports & Networks

Regional U.S. Airlines Tout Optimistic Outlook

By Christine Boynton Apr 26, 2023
Absent current industry constraints, regional carriers say the demand is there—in a market poised for evolution.
Airlines & Lessors

First Take, April 24, 2023

By Graham Warwick Apr 21, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

U.S. Airlines Invest In Providing No-Cost Onboard Wi-Fi

By Christine Boynton Apr 20, 2023
Expectations for inflight connectivity are evolving, and U.S. airlines are beginning to offer the ancillary for free to some or all their passengers.
Interiors & Connectivity

Delta: Clean-Sheet Aircraft Design Needed, For Sustainability’s Sake

By Christine Boynton Apr 18, 2023
A new, clean-sheet airliner should be part of a meaningful push to reach sustainability goals, Delta’s CEO says. 
Airlines & Lessors

Delta Preps For Summer Surge, Eyes Network Shifts

By Christine Boynton Apr 13, 2023
Delta Air Lines is 75% booked for international travel in summer 2023, and plans to grow overall capacity by 17% year-over-year to meet the strong demand. 
Airlines & Lessors

Delta’s Gatwick Return Intensifies London-New York Competition

By David Casey Apr 13, 2023
Delta Air Lines’ new route between New York JFK and London Gatwick increases the number of daily flights between the cities to 35.
Airports & Networks

Why some airlines see a benefit to making their Wi-Fi products free

By Chris Sloan Apr 10, 2023
More airlines are dropping charges for onboard Wi-Fi.
Airports & Networks

FAA Seeks New York-Area Airline Service Cuts Due To ATC Staff Shortage

By Christine Boynton Apr 10, 2023
This summer, U.S. airlines will reduce services to the region’s airports to help avoid massive delays.
Airports & Networks

Flight Friday: How Are The U.S. 'Big 4' Airlines Faring Compared To 2019?

Apr 06, 2023
This week we look at how many flights (cycles) the US ‘Big 4’ operators are operating compared to their equivalent month in 2019.
Air Transport

Daily Memo: Taking ‘Revenge’ Out Of Recovery

By Christine Boynton Apr 04, 2023
Since late 2020, “revenge travel” has frequently been cited as a reason behind burgeoning demand.
Airlines & Lessors

Delta TechOps’s Chief On Engine Performance, Fleet Changes

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 03, 2023
Delta TechOps chief executive discusses plans for post-pandemic MRO ramp-up.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Joby Strengthens Presence In Washington Ahead Of Service Launch

By Graham Warwick Mar 28, 2023
With both securing certification and preparing for operations looming, Joby Aviation has beefed up its board of directors.
Advanced Air Mobility

U.S. Airlines See Relief Ahead For Pilot Supply Problem

By Christine Boynton Mar 28, 2023
As forecasts project a continuing pilot shortage, some U.S. airlines are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.
Airlines & Lessors

First Take, March 27, 2023

By Graham Warwick Mar 24, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

U.S. Airlines Face Supply Shortfalls Limiting Growth

By Aaron Karp Mar 22, 2023
As they attempt to develop their networks to meet robust passenger demand, U.S. carriers are encountering obstacles.
Airports & Networks