Deliveries up but orders down for Boeing in 2009

Boeing has confirmed that it met its delivery targets last year with 581 units of aircraft delivered to customers, representing a 28% increase from 2008 delivery figures, but looking ahead orders slu...

American carriers close off abysmal year

Major United States airlines have begun reporting their December traffic figures, marking the end of a year to forget for the aviation industry, with most carriers seeing a plunge in passengers.

Japanese ready and willing to travel once more

Countries all around the world have seen a dramatic drop in Japanese travellers in 2009, as many opted to stay at home during turbulent times, but if early statistics are correct the Japanese are rea...

From LA to Seoul: Paranoia consumes airport security

Pressure on airport security to avoid a repeat of the foiled Christmas Day attack is beginning to show, the Los Angeles airport police union calling on the U.S. government this week to implement mand...

Etihad receives first Airbus A330-300

Etihad Airways took delivery of its first Airbus A330-300 on Monday, the first of five which are to be delivered during the next two years.

Allegiant purchases 18 aircraft from SAS

Loss-making Scandinavian airline SAS have sold 18 of its surplus MD-80 series aircraft to US-based Allegiant Air's parent company, the airline announced this week.