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By mickwford | A magazine filled with all things related to flying, sourced from all over the Internet

Singapore Airlines to shift planes from SilkAir to budget arm Scoot

By Jamie Freed<p>SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines Ltd <SIAL.SI> said on Thursday it expected to transfer some jets from its SilkAir regional …

Aviation

Engines In Demand As Aircraft Part-Outs Slow Down

Four years ago, the aircraft and engine teardown markets were lucrative enterprises for operators looking to make a return on end-of-life aircraft. …

Aviation

Watch the Entire 27-hour Process of Replacing an Airplane Engine in Two Minutes

As a traveler, you may not be aware of how much work goes into maintaining the aircraft that get you from point A to point B. While you're standing …

Virgin Atlantic

United Airlines Just Took Away 2 More Long-Time Perks (Cue the Passenger Outrage)

Not every cost-cutting measure is terrible. Or is it?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I want to feel sympathy with United Airlines.<p>Well, a little.<p>Every time I talk to United employees, they're unfailingly decent, even …

United Airlines

Delta chooses Austin as 'focus city,' bringing more direct flights

Video<p>AUSTIN (KXAN) — With Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in the middle of another potential record year, the airport is looking to keep up …

Delta Airlines

Qantas lists nine cities for pilot school

Qantas has shortlisted nine regional cities, three of them in NSW, as potential homes for its new pilot academy.

Qantas

JetBlue Founder Gets Funds For a New Low-Cost U.S. Airline

JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman is setting his sights high once again, raising $100 million for a new low-cost U.S. airline he hopes to launch …

Aviation

British Airways pilot hailed a ‘hero’ for saving 170 passengers from flaming plane is slammed for ‘not following procedures'

A HERO British Airways pilot who saved the lives of 170 passengers when his plane caught fire on a Las Vegas runway has been slammed in an official …

Airplanes

Bombardier to display CRJ900 with Atmosphere cabin at Farnborough

Bombardier will showcase its new Atmosphere cabin on a CRJ900 painted in Delta Air Lines' colours at the Farnborough air show next month.<p>The move …

Aviation

"Aviation Watchdog" Audits Are No Cause for Concern

While the memorandum specifically cites Southwest’s recent incident, the primary objective is to evaluate the FAA’s 2015 requirement for air carriers …

Aviation

Woman Breaks Window in Anger Over Flight Cancelations

Flight cancelations are a huge hassle, but it’s still important to keep your cool.<p>One passenger at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, …

American Airlines

FAA Allowed Unsafe Aircraft to Fly Commercially

A whistleblower has come forward with allegations that the FAA allowed unsafe airplanes to fly commercial operations, according to the U.S. Office of …

Drones

Boeing May Have a Lot to Lose in a China-U.S. Trade War

In the perennial battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus SE, China has for years tried to keep orders on an even keel between the duopoly. Now, thanks …

China

Bombardier Sees More Regional Jet Orders This Year After Delta

Bombardier Inc. is building momentum to expand orders for its CRJ regional jets this year after securing a deal with Delta Air Lines Inc. -- its …

Aviation

Bombardier pouring millions into creation of GTA aerospace hub

Bombardier says it will be pouring millions of dollars into various projects aimed at creating an aerospace hub in the Greater Toronto Area.<p>The …

Toronto

90 seconds with how much legroom? FAA faces audit of airplane evacuation standards

A U.S. Department of Transportation watchdog is reviewing federal oversight of aircraft evacuation standards, as airline seating gets tighter and …

Aviation

Delta Airlines will ban all ‘pit bull type’ service and support dogs from flights

Delta Airlines, acting in response to two employees being bitten last week and the mauling of a passenger on a plane last year, has issued a blanket …

Delta Airlines

Following fatal accident on Southwest Airlines 737, FAA orders safety review of engine cowlings

Following an unusual fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines 737 jet in which an engine inlet cowling was torn off by an engine explosion, the Federal …

Aviation

Singapore Air CEO Sees Risk to Cargo Yields Beyond Trade

As the brewing trade battle between the U.S. and China threatens to slow demand for air freight, the market is also facing pressure as demand gets in …

Singapore Airlines

Air Conditioned Planes in High Humidity Can Cause This to Happen

Air Asia flight 5583 from Kolkata to Bagdogra — a 277 mile flight — was 4.5 hours for mechanical reasons. After 90 minutes passengers were asked to …

Airasia

United passengers outraged after airline removes stroopwafels from menu

Ever since they were added to United Airlines’ snack menu in 2016, Stroopwafels have been a beloved free perk for customers of the airline. A Stroopwafel is a cookie traditionally served in the Netherlands steamed over coffee. The wafer cookies sandwiching caramel could be purchased alongside …

United Airlines

Bombardier's Renewed Focus on Regional Jets Is Paying Off

Bombardier Inc. is building momentum to expand orders for its CRJ regional jets this year after securing a deal with Delta Air Lines Inc. — its …

Aviation

Operators Exploit New Boeing 737 Range As MAX Deliveries Accelerate

The MAX entered revenue service 13 months ago, and airlines have been praising its reliability and efficiency.read more

Aviation

Cathay Pacific’s new, long-range, fuel-efficient Airbus A350-1000 flies in to Hong Kong | South China Morning Post

Cathay Pacific Airways is looking to control its jet fuel costs with new long-range planes that can take passengers further while using 20 per cent …

Aviation

Delta and Bombardier execute purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 replacement

Delta has entered into an agreement with Bombardier to purchase 20 CRJ900 aircraft that will replace older regional jet aircraft flown by Delta …

Aviation

Should Major Carriers Be More Transparent About Their Relationships With Regional Airlines?

<i>The Skift Airline Innovation Report is our weekly newsletter on the business of airline innovation. We look closely at the technological, financial,</i> …

Aviation

Buckle Up! Couple Caught on Video Having Sex on a Plane in Front of Other Passengers

A couple witnessed the people behind them having sex in their seat.<p>Warning: Sitting in the second to last row of the plane means you have a front row …

Virgin Atlantic

Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident

Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las …

Aviation

Air India set to have 'Maharaja' class seats on international flights

1 / 1<p>Air India will soon introduce 'Maharaja' business class seats, various cuisines and new uniforms for the crew.<p>Passengers on most of Air India's …

Civil Aviation