American Airlines follows Southwest in pulling 737 MAX until early March

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 12:00 GMT

American had previously canceled about 140 flights a day through Jan. 15 and now expects a return to service on March 5.

U.S. airline worker steals plane, takes it for flight before crashing it

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 09:45 GMT

Federal authorities were searching for what drove an airline worker to steal an empty airplane from Seattle's airport.

China rejects U.S. request for talks on airline website row

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 07:24 GMT

China has demanded that foreign firms, and airlines in particular, begin referring to Taiwan as Chinese territory on their websites, along with Hong Kong and Macau.

Airline profits this year unlikely at December forecast level: IATA chief

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:08 GMT

International Air Transport Association (IATA) will issue fresh forecasts next week, and that airline profits were still likely to be robust.

Russia allows 1st commercial flight to Cairo since Oct. 2015

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 10:03 GMT

Sirius Aero announced it has obtained the Russian government's permit to launch its first commercial flight to Cairo since October 2015.

Russia to resume flights to Egypt by Feb. 20

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 - 09:44 GMT

Commercial passenger flights between Cairo and Moscow will resume on February 20.

American, Delta Air to revive deal to fly stranded passengers

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 11:52 GMT

American Airlines (AAL.O) and Delta Airlines (DAL.N) said on Wednesday they entered into an agreement to accommodate stranded passengers during events such as winter storms and hurricanes, in a partial revival of an earlier interline deal between the two

Global air passenger traffic demand up 7.2 percent in October: IATA

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 12:03 GMT

Global demand for air travel climbed 7.2 percent in October, rebounding after September was disrupted by hurricanes.

Budget airline backer Franke spends a bundle on jets

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 03:26 GMT

No-frills airline tycoon Bill Franke, the investor behind a record deal for 430 jets.

Thai air safety upgrade opens up growing China, Korea, Japan markets

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 09:53 GMT

Thai airlines can now add flights to the growing China, South Korea and Japan markets after the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization removed a red flag.

Britain's Monarch Airlines goes bust, leaving thousands stranded

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Monarch Airlines [MONA.UL] collapsed on Monday, the biggest ever failure of a British airline.

Emirates looking at Saudi Arabia to make up for drop in U.S. demand

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 10:25 GMT

Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is looking to the region's biggest economy, Saudi Arabia.

Laptop ban hot topic as airlines meet in Cancun

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 - 03:11 GMT

Top airline industry players are meeting Monday and Tuesday in Cancun to seek alternatives to the US and British bans on laptops and tablets on certain flights.

Algeria to resume flights to Syria

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 08:32 GMT

Algeria will be resuming its flights to Syria according to a proclamation by the Algerian Ambassador in Damascus, Saleh Bosha