Airbus Uncertain of Timeline For Stretched A220Airbus notched another win with an order for 22 A220s from regional-airline lessor Azorra, the first major order of the year for an airframer that reported a banner year last…
January 10th, 2022
Argentina Pinches Low-Cost Carriers With Fare Rules Favoring State CarrierThe Argentine government turned back the clock and returned to the tariff bands system for domestic flights, which had been eliminated by the previous government.
January 7th, 2022
United CEO Backs Denver Bus Service Pilot Despite Slow StartIt makes a lot of sense for airlines to use a bus to connect smaller communities to major airports. Buses can go places aircraft cannot, and when they do replace…
January 6th, 2022
Allegiant Air Switches to Boeing With Surprise 100 737 Max OrderAllegiant Air has made a big strategic shift: Instead of the all-Airbus narrowbody fleet that it only achieved in 2018, the discounter has unveiled a commitment for up to 100…
January 5th, 2022
Airline Opposition Prompts Wireless Companies to Delay 5G RolloutAT&T and Verizon have agreed to delay their 5G wireless network rollout by two weeks, defusing for now a interagency fight that pits the wireless and technology companies and their…
January 4th, 2022
U.S. Airlines Kick Off 2022 With Operations in DisarrayU.S. airlines cancelled almost 29,000 flights over the Christmas and New Year's holiday travel season. These cancellations prompted much ink to be spilled about an industry in chaos, but the…
January 3rd, 2022
Holiday NoticeAirline Weekly is taking a holiday break from Fri., Dec. 24, 2021-Mon., Jan. 3, 2022. We will update the site, however, in the event that news breaks that our readers really should know.
December 24th, 2021
FAA Proposes Fixes to Pratt & Whitney Engines on Boeing 777sThe U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is recommending fixes to Pratt & Whitney PW4000 series engines that could see Boeing 777-200s and -300s powered by the jets return to service…
December 23rd, 2021
United Ends 14 Washington Routes as Regional Pilot Shortage WorsensUnited Airlines is dropping 14 routes to its Washington Dulles hub as the regional pilot shortage in the U.S. gets worse.
December 22nd, 2021
Embraer’s Electric Aircraft Business Eve to Go Public Via $2.4 Billion SPACEmbraer is spinning off its urban mobility subsidiary, Eve, through a special purpose acquisitions company (SPAC), Zanite, which will list on the New York Stock Exchange. The deal, which values…
December 21st, 2021