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Cathay Pacific 2015 Net Profit Jumps 90 Percent

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March 9, 2016 Cathay Pacific Airways reported a more than 90 percent lift in net profit for 2015, as low crude oil prices and a higher contribution from its affiliate Air China boosted income. Read More

Air France-KLM To Increase Summer Capacity

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March 9, 2016 Air France-KLM plans to increase capacity on its services by 1.5 percent this summer, driven by a 15 percent increase on flights operated by its Transavia budget carrier. Read More

Bright Flight establishes base at Paderborn-Lippstadt

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March 8, 2016 Bulgarian cargo carrier Bright Flight has based an An-26B freighter at Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport (PAD), allowing urgent deliveries of up to 5.5 tonnes of freight to be transported at short notice to anywhere in Europe. This new chartered cargo service operates 24/7 from the airport, located in northwestern Germany. Read More

Ethiopian Cargo may return to Brussels

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March 8, 2016 When Ethiopian Airlines Cargo moved its cargo operations from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Masstricht-Aachen in the Netherlands in November 2015, BRU felt the pain almost immediately. But thanks to an amendment of the bilateral agreement between Belgium and Ethiopia, the Belgian federal government said it is open to the possibility of cargo […]

Battle Looms As United Investors Nominate Six For Board

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March 8, 2016 Two investment funds with significant stakes in United Airlines have nominated six directors for the airline’s board, increasing the chances of a proxy fight as the company digs in to defend against the attack. Read More

United Orders 25 Additional Boeing 737s

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March 8, 2016 United Airlines has placed an order for 25 Boeing 737-700s, worth just over USD$2 billion at list prices. Read More

LATAM Airlines Posts 2015 Loss Of USD$219 Mln

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March 8, 2016 LATAM Airlines posted a net loss of USD$219.2 million for 2015, saying the sharp depreciation of Brazil’s real currency hurt its bottom line. Read More

Answers Elusive For MH370 Investigators

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March 8, 2016 Two years after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, answers remain elusive with investigators yet to arrive at a conclusion over what happened to the jet. Read More

Global Passenger Traffic Up 7.1 Pct In January – IATA

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March 8, 2016 IATA said a slide in oil prices helped to boost demand for air travel in January, pointing to a strong year for passenger traffic. Read More

Two years on, questions still cloud future of Malaysia Airlines

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March 7, 2016 Two years after twin air crashes that left its brand in tatters, Malaysia Airlines is still a company in limbo. Read More