US regulators turn down Boeing advice on ice

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has rejected advice from Boeing that its B777s needed to have parts replaced immediately, saying that they were safe until 2011.

Industrial action causes Finnair to cancel flights

Finnair has had to cancel flights this week after industrial action by staff opposed to the outsourcing of work as well as working conditions saw the flag carrier unable to operate its normal schedul...

Republic Airways Makes Executive Appointments

Republic Airways Holdings announced that Don Osmundson has been appointed to the position of vice president of Flight Operations and Kathy Wooldridge has been named vice president of Human Resources ...

US$5.3 billion contracted by Airbus in Dubai

Airbus this week announced US$5.3 billion in new contracts signed, for 33 new aircraft, at this year's Dubai Air Show, a drop in the ocean compared to the figures last year.