United Airlines To Make ‘Largest Ever’ Panasonic IFE Investment

By Alan Dron Jun 06, 2023
United Airlines is set to purchase nearly 300,000 Astrova seatback screens from Panasonic Avionics to bolster its inflight entertainment offering.
Interiors & Connectivity

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C May 30, 2023)

By Aaron Karp Jun 02, 2023
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Airports & Networks

SAS Has More Ideas For A321LR Operations, CEO Says

By Kurt Hofmann Jun 01, 2023
SAS sees a lot of opportunities for Airbus A321LR operations in its markets, but the aircraft first has to prove itself, says SAS CEO Anko van der Werff.
Airlines & Lessors

Data Tool: Global Engine MRO Demand, 2023-32

By Prachi Patel Jun 01, 2023
A look at global engine maintenance demand and shop visit projections over the next decade.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Milan Malpensa Airport Reopens Exclusive EasyJet Terminal

By Aaron Karp Jun 01, 2023
Milan Malpensa Airport has reopened its Terminal 2—to be used exclusively by LCC easyJet—after a three-year closure due to the pandemic.
Airports & Networks

Icelandic Carrier Niceair Reportedly Goes Under

By Alan Dron May 25, 2023
The Icelandic airline's sole aircraft, an Airbus A319, had been withdrawn from service earlier this year by Hi Fly, who had wet-leased the craft to Niceair.
Airlines & Lessors

The Week In Technology, May 22-26, 2023

By Graham Warwick May 25, 2023
Electric aircraft fire; Tiltrotor eVTOL prototypes; Autonomous deck landing; Weather-forecasting drone.
Emerging Technologies

Flynas Plans New Base, Adds Color To A321XLR Plans

By Victoria Moores May 24, 2023
Flynas recently detailed ambitious plans to grow its fleet to 250 aircraft over the next few years, with the fleet mix set to include at least 10 A321XLRs.
Airports & Networks

Qatar Airways, Gulf Air Set For Qatar-Bahrain Return

By David Casey May 23, 2023
Nonstop flights between Qatar and Bahrain are set to resume after a nearly six-year hiatus.
Airports & Networks

Fire Destroys Clean Sky’s Electric Aircraft Scaled Demonstrator

By Graham Warwick May 22, 2023
Clean Sky 2’s Distributed Electric Propulsion Scaled Flight Demonstrator is a write-off after a fire during tests at the Netherlands aerospace research center.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EasyJet To Station Three Airbus A320s At Birmingham Airport

By David Casey May 18, 2023
Birmingham Airport will become easyJet’s ninth base in the UK.
Airports & Networks

TAP Shares Its Long-Range Narrowbody Learning

By Victoria Moores May 12, 2023
TAP received its first A321LR in April 2019 and has since grown its fleet to 12 of the type, with another scheduled for delivery in July.
Airports & Networks

Opinion: Why Civil Aviation’s Recovery Is Taking Longer Than Expected

By Sash Tusa May 11, 2023
The civil aerospace industry is suffering from an institutional form of “long COVID.”
Aircraft & Propulsion

Spirit AeroSystems Outlines Latest Boeing 737 Disruption

By Sean Broderick May 10, 2023
Boeing’s biggest supplier stumbles amid another production-related issue.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Startup Vietravel Wet Leases A319 From Cambodia Air

By Chen Chuanren May 08, 2023
The move comes as the two Southeast Asian nations aim to increase tourism links and cooperation. 
Airlines & Lessors

Why No Quick Fixes Are In Sight For Airbus

By Jens Flottau May 05, 2023
The current delivery crisis shows how Airbus struggles to modernize.
Airlines & Lessors

Regional Air Mobility’s Potential Underappreciated, Advocates Argue

By Angus Batey Apr 28, 2023
Electrification of regional and subregional aircraft offers huge potential and a faster route to both meaningful reduction in transport emissions and profits.
Advanced Air Mobility

Hawaiian’s Japan Recovery Still Lags Despite Recent Improvements

By Adrian Schofield Apr 26, 2023
While Hawaiian Airlines reports strong demand on most of its international and domestic routes, recovery remains sluggish in the key Japanese tourist market.
Airlines & Lessors

JetBlue Expects Hit From New York Cuts, Hints At International Growth

By Christine Boynton Apr 25, 2023
Voluntary summer capacity reductions at New York airports expected to mean a financial impact for JetBlue Airways.
Airlines & Lessors

Startup Spotlight: Stralis Aircraft

By Ben Goldstein Apr 19, 2023
The burgeoning regional air mobility (RAM) movement could revitalize point-to-point travel to underused airports.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MYAirline Eyes 20-Strong Fleet By Year’s End, Listing By 2026

By Chen Chuanren Apr 11, 2023
Malaysian startup MYAirline is looking to expand its Airbus A320 fleet and start offering international services.
Airlines & Lessors

ZeroAvia Details Launch Plan, Product Road Map

By Graham Warwick Apr 10, 2023
Hydrogen-electric propulsion developer ZeroAvia has provided details of its launch platform and product road map for the first time.
Advanced Air Mobility

Icelandair Adding Airbus To Future Fleet

By Christine Boynton Apr 07, 2023
In as little as two years Icelandair plans to welcome the Airbus A321 family into its current fleet of Boeing 737s, 757s, 767s, and De Havilland Canada DHC-8s.
Airlines & Lessors

Lufthansa Cargo To Double A321F Fleet As Narrowbody Freighters Rise

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 06, 2023
Lufthansa is growing its nascent A321F fleet as the number of narrowbody freighters in Europe is on the rise.
Airlines & Lessors

Vietnam Airlines Restarts Japan Routes

By Chen Chuanren Mar 27, 2023
Vietnam Airlines resumed its Da Nang–Tokyo (Narita) service on March 26.
Airlines & Lessors