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Oil demand for aviation is set to grow faster than for any other sector through 2040, leaving no hope for the industry to achieve its goal of carbon-neutral growth after 2020 without offsets from other sectors, the International Energy Agency has warned.

Posted: November 12, 2015, 10:41 am

Taiwanese carrier EVA Air has revealed its updated livery on a new Boeing 777-300ER that was handed over on 11 November.

Posted: November 12, 2015, 3:09 am

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) will raise an Israel Aerospace Industries 1124A Westwind that crashed near Norfolk Island in 2009 as part of a re-opened and controversial accident investigation.

Posted: November 9, 2015, 6:50 am

The International Federation of Airline Pilots Associations (IFALPA) is keen to strike up a conversation about safety with Middle East airlines.

Posted: November 8, 2015, 1:05 pm

Middle Eastern operator Emirates is set to show off the first of its Airbus A380s to be fitted in a higher-density 615-seat configuration.

Posted: November 8, 2015, 5:24 am

Estonian Air is to cease operations after being ordered by the European Commission to pay back over 85 million ($91 million) in funding.

Posted: November 7, 2015, 3:46 pm

Think of Emirates and large widebodies such as the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 spring to mind. But two much smaller aircraft displaying the livery of the Dubai flag-carrier are on the static.

Posted: November 7, 2015, 10:07 am

The UAE, with a population of less than 10 million, is home to no fewer than four major airlines. While the flag-carriers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi Emirates and Ethihad enjoy global profiles, the country s two low-cost, short-haul airlines have also established themselves as major forces in Middle East aviation.

And with aircraft on order and aggressive route expansion programmes, Air Arabia and Flydubai are still far off peaking.

Posted: November 7, 2015, 6:17 am

Emirates Airline and Jetman Dubai greeted the Dubai air show in spectacular fashion with a formation flight over the Palm Jumeirah district.

Posted: November 6, 2015, 12:09 pm

Russian authorities concerns over Boeing 737 elevator controls appear to be rooted in a dispute over the cause of the fatal Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737-500 crash at Kazan.

Posted: November 6, 2015, 10:35 am

IAG has announced that British Airways executive chairman Keith Williams will retire in April 2016, and will be succeeded by Vueling chief Alex Cruz.

Posted: November 6, 2015, 8:03 am

Singapore Airlines (SIA) offer to de-list unit Tigerair is the final piece in the group s ambition of building a true portfolio operation, and will end years of misery at the ill-fated low-cost carrier.

Posted: November 6, 2015, 3:54 am

Singapore Airlines has made an offer to buyout shareholders of low-cost unit Tigerair, which would allow it to be further integrated into the SIA Group.

Posted: November 6, 2015, 12:48 am

Egypt s civil aviation chief insists that the country s airports employ international security standards, and claims there is no evidence to confirm UK government suspicions that sabotage brought down the MetroJet Airbus over Sinai.

Posted: November 5, 2015, 12:03 pm

Air New Zealand has signed a firm agreement for 15 new ATR 72-600s, in a deal worth $375 million at list prices.

Posted: November 5, 2015, 4:15 am

Emirates Flight Training Academy is to acquire 27 aircraft from Cirrus and Embraer in a deal valued at nearly $40 million.

Posted: November 4, 2015, 6:08 pm

UK specialists are to carry out a security assessment of Sharm el-Sheikh airport after the government expressed concern that sabotage might have caused the destruction of a Russian-operated Airbus A321 over the Sinai peninsula.

Posted: November 4, 2015, 5:51 pm

A coupling assembly had become disconnected from the fuel line of a Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767-200ER that caught fire on 29 October at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport.

Posted: November 4, 2015, 3:31 pm

Unconfirmed reports are indicating that an aircraft has crashed on departure from South Sudan s Juba airport.

Posted: November 4, 2015, 8:45 am

A new training system initiative about to be launched in the UK is intended to offer prospective commercial pilots a route to the cockpit at around half the cost of the integrated courses created for major airlines.

Posted: November 3, 2015, 1:12 pm

This year s Dubai air show, which kicks off on 8 November, almost certainly won t bring a repeat of the orders bonanza that characterised 2013 s instalment, with the big-three carriers now bedding in new aircraft and assessing the next steps in their fleet strategies.

Posted: November 3, 2015, 11:35 am

A Boeing 737-400 aircraft operated by Pakistani carrier Shaheen Air International has suffered severe damage upon landing at Allama Iqbal International airport in Lahore.

Posted: November 3, 2015, 8:50 am

Malaysia Airlines will introduce a new business class seat on all 15 of its Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

Posted: November 3, 2015, 5:16 am

When IndiGo s parent Interglobe Aviation launched its long-awaited initial public offering in late October, in many ways it typified airline listings which have or are poised to come to market.

Posted: November 3, 2015, 1:30 am

Russia s Kogalymavia is defending itself over the condition of the MetroJet Airbus A321 which crashed in Sinai, having released a number of documents detailing the aircraft s recent technical record.

Posted: November 2, 2015, 5:47 pm

Investigators have yet to determine which authority will handle the download of data from the crashed MetroJet Airbus A321 s flight recorders.

Posted: November 2, 2015, 3:32 pm

Egyptian authorities have requested that air traffic avoid a waypoint off the northern coast of the Sinai peninsula.

Posted: November 2, 2015, 9:55 am

Cathay Pacific has unveiled its new livery at an event on 1 November.

Posted: November 2, 2015, 2:11 am

Recovery teams at the site of the MetroJet Airbus A321 crash in northern Sinai have retrieved at least one flight recorder from the wreckage.

Posted: November 1, 2015, 5:39 pm

An Airbus A321 operated by Russian carrier MetroJet that disappeared from radar earlier today while en route to St Petersburg has crashed in central Sinai, the Egyptian government has confirmed.

Posted: October 31, 2015, 10:50 am

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