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Delta works to recover following Atlanta airport blackout
Delta Air Lines moved to restore operations Monday after a complete power outage at its base hub, Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport (ATL), forced the airline to cancel about 1,300 flights Dec. 17 and Dec. 1…
EasyJet secures airberlin Tegel airport assets
UK LCC easyJet confirmed Dec. 15 that it had cleared the regulatory hurdles surrounding its acquisition of part of bankrupt airberlin’s assets at Berlin Tegel Airport.

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Airline Capacity Breakdown – December 2017Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, illustrating the fastest-growing regional markets as of December 2017, so you can plan your next strategic move. Understand YoY change in seat capacity, flight frequencies and ASMs/ASK…
Flydubai deploys Max 8 on Kilimanjaro routeFlydubai has begun flights to Kilimanjaro, its third destination in Tanzania, using a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet.
ANALYSIS: Disruptions interrupt profitable 2017 for airlinesAirlines largely kept a grip on their improved profitability off the back of continued strong air travel demand, but the positive mood was punctuated during 2017 by a series of high-profile challenges and service interruptions which dominated headlin…
Heathrow finds potential savings of £2.5bn in third-runway planHeathrow Airport has outlined 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in potential cost savings relating to its proposed third runway and associated infrastructure.
ANALYSIS: The year in review, 2017's top stories in aerospaceTime and tide may wait for no man, but man doth have archives which may not wind back the clock but do make for a time machine of sorts. Herewith, a selection of 2017 Flight International highlights
ANALYSIS: The year in review, 2017's top stories in aerospaceTime and tide may wait for no man, but man doth have archives which may not wind back the clock but do make for a time machine of sorts. Herewith, a selection of 2017 Flight International highlights
Berlin sets October 2020 target for delayed airport openingFlughafen Berlin Brandenburg has set October 2020 as the new opening data for the city's much-delayed new airport.
​Lights on at Atlanta, but Delta warns of more cancellationsThe power has been restored at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Intranational Airport, after a 12-hour blackout across all terminals caused a cessation of operations.
Tail-struck A320's crew originally chose to continue flightInvestigators have disclosed that the crew of an unbalanced Airbus A320 which sustained several violent tail-strikes during take-off from Verona initially chose to continue the flight in breach of operating regulations.
PICTURE: Second C919 makes two-hour first flightThe second Comac C919 prototype completed a two-hour maiden sortie on 17 December.
PICTURE: Second C919 makes two-hour first flightThe second Comac C919 prototype completed a two-hour maiden sortie on 17 December.
​Power outage shuts down Atlanta airportA complete power outage has stopped flight operations at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with terminals in blackout conditions.
Time is fast running out to prevent a Brexit aviation crisis
With every ticking minute towards the day when the UK exits the European Union (EU), anxiety is growing among those in the airline industry about when replacement agreements will be secured to ensure uninterrupted co…
New DHS measures for VWP countries require border screenings
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued new security requirements for the 38 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Dec. 15, including requiring VWP countries to systematically screen…
Bombardier targets 40 CSeries deliveries in 2018
Bombardier plans to double CSeries deliveries in 2018 compared to 2017, targeting 40 deliveries for next year.

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Canadian regional airliner crashes in Saskatchewan
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating the crash of a West Wind Aviation ATR 42 regional turboprop shortly after takeoff from Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan.

Swiss regional Darwin Airline declared bankrupt
Swiss regional carrier Darwin Airline has been declared bankrupt, after attempts to resolve its financial problems failed.

Ryanair to recognize unions in a bid to avert strikes
Irish LCC Ryanair has agreed to recognize pilot unions in Ireland, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal, bowing to pressure and changing its long-standing policy of negotiating directly with internal employe…
Lockheed and Aerion to develop supersonic business jetLockheed Martin has partnered with Aerion to launch a year-long feasibility study of a new configuration of the supersonic AS2 business jet featuring three high-bypass GE Aviation engines, the companies announced on 15 September.
Lockheed and Aerion to develop supersonic business jetLockheed Martin has partnered with Aerion to launch a year-long feasibility study of a new configuration of the supersonic AS2 business jet featuring three high-bypass GE Aviation engines, the companies announced on 15 September.
Lockheed and Aerion to develop supersonic business jetLockheed Martin has partnered with Aerion to launch a year-long feasibility study of a new configuration of the supersonic AS2 business jet featuring three high-bypass GE Aviation engines, the companies announced on 15 September.
SITA IT trends study shows surge in inflight connectivity value
A complete, connected inflight experience is “irrefutably here to stay,” according to SITAONAIR VP-strategy Dominique El Bez, presenting SITA’s 2017 Air Transport IT Trends survey.