Hong Kong Airlines secures $588M Loan from several state-owned banks
The latest news about the secured $568 million loans of the HNA Group from several state-owned banks comes fast. Such a move is significant to help boost the airline’s finances or just face the cons ..
Game Plan: American Airlines plans to grow its Charlotte hub to more than 700 flights
One of the world’s biggest and well-known aviation companies, American Airlines, is currently focused on the growth strategy centered on Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), wherein the ex ..
Why Ancillary Revenue Is Crucial for Airlines
To date, the global airline ancillary revenue is set to exceed USD$100 billion. If we were to track it for the last ten years, the said revenue has increased fivefold. Airline operations and marketing ..
Carbon offsets: Solution to the airlines’ emissions problem?
Currently, it was reiterated that global carbon commissions coming from the aviation industry are mounting faster than expected and this scenario poses a serious risk to the world’s climate efforts ..
Delta flight descends 30.000 feet (9000 meters) in 8 minutes
A Delta flight that was en route from Atlanta to Ford Lauderdale was forced to descend 30.000 feet (9000 meters) in 8 minutes time. After that, it made an emergency landing at the airport of Tampa in ..
Almost no British Airways flights due to strikes
For a number of days after each other there were almost no British Airways flights. This was the case because pilots were on strike. Practically all members of the employee’s agencies are involved. ..
Airplane catches fire in China
In the capital city of China, Beijing, a plan caught fire at the international airport at the end of August. The flight was empty, parked at the gate and boarding was about to begin. The flight was sc ..
Famous pilot, Al Haynes, passes away
Pilot Al Haynes has passed away at the age of 87. The pilot became famous after an aircraft that he was flying crashed 30 years ago. It was the famous crash of flight UA232. Flight UA232 Flight UA23 ..
Russian aircraft makes emergency landing in field
On Thursday August 15th an aircraft of Ural Airlines had to make an emergency landing in a field where corn was being grown. The aircraft had just taken off from a nearby airport in Zhukovsky and was ..
Hundreds of jobs may disappear at Ryanair
Hundreds of jobs could disappear with the Irish airline Ryanair. This is a direct consequence of the problems that have been found with the Boeing 737 Max. Ryanair & the Boeing 737 Max In total, ..