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...

InselAir and Synergy Aerospace Sign LOI

(WILLEMSTAD) - With the signing of a Letter of Intent (LoI), the first step is taken on the way to a potential strategic partnership between Synergy Aerospace, the owner of Avianca and InselAir. The talks for this...

interCaribbean Airways Cancels St. Thomas and St. Croix Planned Operations

(PROVIDENCIALES) - interCaribbean Airways announced that the planned services to St. Thomas and to St. Croix are canceled. The airline said in a statement that it has been working for some months to have the...

FAA suspends Island Airlines’ ACC

(CHARLOTTE AMALIE) - The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced it has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Island Airlines (U.S. Virgin Islands), a charter carrier based out of the US Virgin...

InselAir Relaunches Flights to Suriname

(WILLEMSTAD) - Inselair will resume its service between Curacao and Paramaribo starting Monday November 20th 2017 with two flights per week. Paramaribo is the first destination to be re-launched as part of the restructuring plan put...

American Airlines defers Airbus A350 deliveries by more than two years

(FORT WORTH) - American Airlines (AA/AAL) has deferred the deliveries of all of the 22 Airbus A350-900s that it has on order, as it works to reduce its capital expenditures and manage capacity through...

Aruba ATC Fiasco (UPDATED)

(Oranjestad) - A Boeing 737 captain reported a major communication breakdown with the Air Traffic Controller at Queen Beatrix International Airport on Sunday 24th July 2016. UPDATE We spoke with Ms. Erika Dedier the Air Traffic...

XL Airways and La Compagnie Airlines Join Forces

(PARIS) - XL Airways and La Compagnie join forces, creating the first French long-haul low-fare group servicing both business and economy class on the New York to Paris route. The combination of XL Airways, celebrated...

TIA 2000 Begins Operations

(CASTRIES) - TIA 2000 (Bridgetown) commenced commercial operations last week with the launch of scheduled and chartered flights to Bridgetown, St. Lucia Vigie, Grenada, St. Vincent Argyle Int'l, and Dominica Cane Field. Operations are on-board Beech...

LATAM Colombia fined for misleading advertising

(BOGOTA) - Colombia's civil aviation authority (Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil - Aerocivil) has fined LATAM Airlines Colombia (4C, Bogotá) COP242 million peso (USD81,982) for misleading advertising on its website. The regulator alleges the carrier...