Last week, Dutch Caribbean airline Insel Air resumed jet operations with a single McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft, which recently received an operational permit from the aviation authority in Curacao.
A Spanish Air Force McDonnell Douglas EF-18AM Hornet has crashed near to Torrejón Air Base, killing the pilot. The accident reportedly took place just after 11:00 AM local time, as the aircraft was carrying out a takeoff manoeuvre.
European aerospace giant Airbus has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Bombardier’s next generation CSeries program. The deal, which was agreed on Monday, will see Airbus take a 50.01% stake in CSeries Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP), which manufactures and sells the twin-engine jet.
The Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), the Swiss Civil Aviation Authority, has announced that SkyWork Airlines’ Air Operators Certificate (AOC) will be suspended at the end of October, due to economic reasons.
Polish carrier Enter Air has ceased Boeing 737 Classic operations, after the final commercial flight of its last remaining Boeing 737-400 on Monday, 2nd October.
Atlanta based Delta Air Lines, one of the world’s largest carriers, has said it will refuse to pay the “nonsensical” 300% tariff imposed by the US Government on the import of Bombardier CSeries aircraft to the United States.
Jet2 has announced that it will be filling in the capacity gap in Northern England, now that Monarch Airlines has collapsed. The airline will be adding 100,000 additional flights from Birmingham, Leeds/Bradford and Manchester this winter to cover the demand.
Aer Lingus’ Chief Revenue Officer Mike Rutter has announced that the airline is considering entering the mainland European market with US-bound flights.
A Valan International Cargo Charter Antonov An-26 has crashed into the sea off the coast of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, during bad weather. The aircraft was operating a charter freight flight for the French Army. Four of the ten people onboard are reported to have died in the incident.