Colton Wrightsman

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Air passenger traffic rises at largest airport in Oman in 2013

Total passenger traffic through Muscat International Airport increased by 10 percent in the first two months of 2013, latest figures reveal.<p>More than …

Boeing close to 787 battery fix with Japanese airlines first in line

Boeing Co. plans a final 787 test flight in “coming days” after taking the grounded Dreamliner aloft yesterday to evaluate fixes to lithium-ion …

Lufthansa considers venture in Asia to compete with low-cost carriers

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is weighing whether to form a partnership with another carrier or start its own new long-haul, low-cost venture to help it …

The Dreamliner Will Fly Again, But Is Boeing Still Blowing Smoke?

All signs point to the 787 Dreamliner hitting the skies again soon, but serious questions still remain.<p>A test flight yesterday by a Boeing 787 …

FAA cites Southwest pilot for recklessness in 2012 taxiway incident

The captain of the Southwest Airlines flight that ran off a taxiway and got stuck in the mud at Long Island MacArthur Airport last year was cited for …

Aviation

U.S. security pre-clearances may be coming soon to UK airports

UK Government officials have given their backing to US-security checks at UK airports.<p>As part of a new aviation policy, published last week, the UK …

Doug Parker says American Airlines' new livery not a done deal

American Airlines shouldn’t let the paint dry on that new livery design: Incoming American CEO Doug Parker, who currently heads US Airways, told …

Qantas-Emirates alliance is cleared by Australian regulator

Qantas Airways Ltd.’s bid to tie up with Emirates on international flights and shift the so-called kangaroo route to fly through Dubai was cleared by …

Australia

Istanbul's airport is growing faster than any other major hub

Istanbul airport posted the biggest jump in passenger numbers among the world’s major hubs last year, expanding almost one-third faster than the …

Iberia CEO leaves effective immediately as labor scuffle continues

British Airways parent IAG said the head of unprofitable Spanish unit Iberia will step down with immediate effect, mid-way through a cost-cutting …

British Airways

Dreamliner could be limited to shorter overland routes

As Boeing works to regain permission for its 787 Dreamliner to resume flights, the company faces what could be a costly new challenge: a temporary …

Aviation

Amtrak asks government for fewer subsidies after losing than usual

Amtrak, the U.S. intercity passenger railroad supported by taxpayers, today will ask Congress for 16 percent less in operating subsidies for next …

Serbian airline JAT joins Etihad family of strategic alliances

Etihad Airways PJSC, the third-biggest Gulf airline, will sign an initial partnership agreement with unprofitable Belgrade-based JAT Airways in April …

Judge signals support for American-US Air merger, but doubts Horton package

American Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tom Horton’s $20 million severance is holding up the airline’s bid to win court approval for its merger …

American-US Airways merger gets bankruptcy court approval

A federal bankruptcy judge signed off Wednesday on the $11 billion merger of American Airlines and US Airways.<p>The widely-expected decision by Judge …