While other airlines dump the A340, SWISS has just returned the first of its refurbished jets to the air

As fuel prices have been creeping up again in recent years, a number of the world’s airlines have been retiring their less-efficient four-engined Airbus A340s…..

AirAsia X Malaysia slows fleet expansion in 2019 as first A330-900neo delivery delayed until 2Q2020

AirAsia X Malaysia will take a hiatus from fleet expansion this year and has postponed delivery of its first A330-900neo from 4Q2019 to 2Q2020. However,…..

Air Canada outlines potential routes for its ‘game changing’ A220s

Air Canada is scheduled to accept delivery of just a single Airbus A220 in 2019, but the airline continues to study potential new routes for…..

It’s the end of the line for the A380 Superjumbo as the original 747 Jumbojet ultimately outlives its planned successor

Airbus has announced that it will end production of the A380 in 2021 after it delivers its final production aircraft. Ironically that will mean that…..

As Project Sunrise discussions continue, new Qantas research reveals what customers really want on ultra long-haul flights

Stationary exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation and entertainment are among several features Qantas customers are suggesting for futuristic long-haul flights, the Australian flag carrier…..

Video insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit – Part 2

The latest decade has been one of relative stability for the aviation industry, but the tide has almost certainly now turned, and it is certainly…..

Vietnam Airlines will accelerate short haul expansion as A321neos are delivered

Vietnam Airlines has finally taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, enabling the flag carrier to resume narrowbody expansion. It was initially planning to receive its…..

Russia/CIS fleet expected to nearly double over the next 20 years, with 1,200 deliveries

Often overlooked as a “region” in its own right, the CIS states have been quietly enjoying very solid growth over recent years. This has prompted…..

Are you ready for round four? Airbus selects 24 start-ups for its latest BizLab accelerator programme

Airbus has selected 24 new start-ups to join its BizLab for the launch of the fourth accelerator programme, providing a platform to develop previously untapped…..

Air New Zealand commences countdown to A321neo service entry as first aircraft touches down in Auckland

In less than three weeks Air New Zealand will place its first Airbus A321neo into commercial operation as it begins to replace its older A320…..

Arkia will now be first to fly the A321neoLR following Primera Air collapse

Israel’s Arkia Airlines has emerged as the launch operator of the A321neoLR following the demise of Primera Air. However, as official records stand the carrier…..