Tag: United States

WOW Air Takes Delivery Of Its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW Air, the low-fare airline based in Iceland, has taken delivery of its first A320neo (TF-MAX • MSN 7560) on a lease from Air Lease Corporation. WOW Air is an all-Airbus operator with a dozen aircraft in its fleet to date. The order, announced last year includes five A320 Family Aircraft. Of these, three A321neo […]

Delta and Aeromexico to Launch Joint Cooperation Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. and Delta Air Lines begin their joint cooperation agreement (JCA) to operate transborder flights between the United States and Mexico. Delta and Aeromexico have confirmed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) that they have completed the steps required to launch the JCA. […]

Airbus Begins Production of First U.S.-Built A320 in Mobile

Reading Time: 1 minute The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, has received the major component assemblies for the first A320 that will be produced in the U.S. The 27 aircraft delivered from the facility thus far have been A321s. This marks another important milestone for the manufacturing facility, which began production in July 2015 and is equipped […]

Russian MP Denies Spying on US Via Glonass

Reading Time: 1 minute A senior Russian lawmaker disproved media allegations of Moscow spying on US citizens via the Glonass satellite navigation station. Media claims of Russian surveillance of US citizens from Nicaragua with the use of the Glonass satellite navigation station is absurd, senior Russian lawmaker Vladimir Shamanov told Sputnik on Monday. “All of this is absurd and […]

Embraer Establishes Foundation in the United States

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer announced the establishment of the Embraer Foundation, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Company’s U.S. headquarters. The new foundation is a sister organization to the Brazil-based Embraer Institute (Instituto Embraer), which has led the social investment initiatives of the Company since 2001. “The Embraer Foundation will consolidate our ongoing investments in social and environmental […]

U.S. Regional Airlines See A Pilot Shortage – Pilot See A Scapegoat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regional airlines continue to blame a shortage of pilots for cutbacks in service to smaller airports, while the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) says those routes aren’t being flown because they’re uneconomical. SkyWest President and CEO Chip Childs told the House Transportation Aviation Subcommittee that he estimates a shortfall of 15,000 pilots by 2026, and […]

DHL to Recruit 900 New Jobs at Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky Hub

Reading Time: 1 minute DHL Express reported that it will recruit approximately 900 new positions as the company completes the latest US$108m expansion of its Americas Hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. The expansion to a new day sort operation and projected growth in shipments is expected to increase the hub’s workforce to more than 3,300 from the current […]

United to Launch 31 Destinations Across The U.S. and Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines announced today a major expansion from this summer, with the launch of 31 new routes to its network map. “Starting this summer we’re offering more flights, to more destinations at more convenient times than in recent memory,” Scott Kirby, president of United Airlines said in a statement. “And with bigger and more modern […]

Travel To The USA Suffers 6.5% Trump Slump

Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s ban on nationals from seven mainly Muslim countries entering the USA appears to be deterring travellers from other countries around the world too, according to data from ForwardKeys, the travel intelligence analyst, which monitors travel patterns by analysing 16 million flight reservation transactions a day. The findings show that after Trump’s initial […]

Delta Grounds US Flights Over Computer Problems

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Air Lines, one of the largest US carriers, temporarily grounded its domestic flights in the United States on Sunday over a computer glitch that did not impact planes already in the air. “Delta teams are expeditiously working to fix a systems outage that has resulted in departure delays for flights on the ground,” the […]