Air France-KLM CEO quits over labour dispute

(PARIS) - The CEO of Air France-KLM, Jean-Marc Janaillac, has announced he will quit his position after Air France's staff rejected a new wage offer in a vote this past week, Reuters has reported. During a...

Conviasa suspends international operations

(CARACAS) - Conviasa (V0, Caracas Simón Bolivar) has suspended international operations as of Friday, May 5. Venezuelan media outlets report the state-owned carrier was unable to source enough foreign currency to pay for its...

Air Caraïbes Adds Second Airbus A350XWB

(PARIS) - Air Caraïbes, the French airline specializing in the Caribbean, today announced the delivery of its 2nd Airbus A350-900. This new aircraft integrates the fleet alongside the company's first A350-900 aircraft F-HHAV,  delivered on...

IAG unveils its new longhaul LCC, Level

(BARCELONA) - The IAG International Airlines Group has formally unveiled its new low-cost, longhaul carrier, LEVEL (Barcelona El Prat), during a presentation ceremony in Barcelona on Friday, March 17. According to chief executive Willie Walsh,...

Dutch Government Restricts Eindhoven Flights Over Drug Concerns

(EINDHOVEN) - The Dutch government has prevented the commencement of flights from Eindhoven to Caribbean states, filing a bill that states that flights to and from Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, St. Maarten and Venezuela can...

Gunman opens fire at KFLL, killing five

(FORT LAUDERDALE) (Reuters) - A gunman wearing a "Star Wars" T-shirt opened fire at a baggage carousel at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (KFLL) on Friday, killing at least five people before being taken into...

Corsair receives permission to begin St. Lucia Ops

(PARIS) - The French government has authorized Corsair International to commence operations between Paris and the island of St. Lucia. According to a decree published on December 20 in the Official Gazette, Corsair obtained authorization...

Airbus A321neo with P&W engines receives Type Certification

(TOULOUSE) - Following a comprehensive flight test programme, the A321neo powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM engines received joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration...

Qantas Outlines Boeing 787-9 Operations

(MASCOT) - Qantas is set to add to its list of aviation firsts, with the national carrier confirming it will operate non-stop flights from Perth to London using the 787-9 Dreamliner. The 14,498 kilometre service will...

PIA Grounds ATR Fleet Following Crash

(KARACHI) - PIA - Pakistan International Airlines (PK, Karachi Int'l) has formally grounded its fleet of Avions de Transport Régional (Toulouse Blagnac) turboprops following the crash of ATR42-500 AP-BHO (msn 663) near Islamabad last...