- Five Top Airlines Face CAA Action over Denied Delay Compensation[Feb. 22, 2017]
Five major airlines face enforcement action from the UK aviation regulator for denying passengers the compensation they are legally entitled to for delayed flights.
- Video Shows Harrison Ford Wrongly Flying over Airliner[Feb. 22, 2017]
- Airbus Faces Multiple Challenges as It Enters New Era[Feb. 21, 2017]
Airbus will draw a line under two decades of M&A dealmaking and frenetic orders on Wednesday as it reports its first results since the European aerospace and defense group unified under its dominant planemaking arm last month.
- Norwegian Airline Cleared for Ireland-U.S. Takeoff[Feb. 21, 2017]
It is beginning to look like there is no going back for Norwegian Air International's plans to fly from Cork and Shannon to the U.S. Over the weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. regulator, cleared the Scandinavian-owned, Irish-registered airline, meaning that it now has both a foreign carrier's permit from the Department of Transportation and authorisation from the body that oversees safety.
- IATA Expands Partnership with ENAC[Feb. 21, 2017]
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in cooperation with the École nationale de l'aviation civile (ÉNAC) announced the expansion of their aviation training and education partnership to include aviation research and studies.
- Incident: Qatar A333 at Berlin and Munich on Feb. 21, Could Not Retract Landing Gear[Feb. 21, 2017]
A Qatar Airways Airbus A330-300, registration A7-AEJ performing flight QR82 from Berlin Tegel (Germany) to Doha (Qatar), departed Tegel's runway 26R but was unable to retract the landing gear. The crew stopped the climb at FL070 to work the related checklists, then decided to divert to Munich (Germany).
- Alitalia Braces for Strike in Face of Financial Crisis[Feb. 22, 2017]
- 11 People Pass Through Unmanned Airport Security Checkpoint[Feb. 20, 2017]
- Jet Mid-Air Scare: 1 Pilot Slept, Other on Wrong Frequency[Feb. 21, 2017]
Satellite-based communication prevented the "incommunicado" Jet Airways Mumbai-London flight with 330 passengers on board from getting into more trouble over German skies when it was intercepted by fighter jets+ last Thursday for not responding to air traffic control (ATC) calls. In fact, 'alert' crew of another Jet flight just ahead of this one came to the rescue of the out-of-reach crew of the flight from Mumbai (9W118).
- Stellwagen Finance Honored Two Top Industry Awards in London[Feb. 21, 2017]
Stellwagen Group (the Group) are proud to confirm that Stellwagen Finance Limited (Stellwagen Finance) were awarded two top industry awards "Aircraft Finance Innovator of the Year 2016" and "Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year - Africa -2016" at the Global Transport Finance Awards ceremony in London recently. The Global Transport Finance Awards are the annual prestigious awards for leading transport finance bankers, leasing companies and law firms. The Awards are presented to the best deals in the aviation, airports, shipping, rail, road and legal transport finance markets. Stellwagen Finance rebranded last year from Aviation Finance Company. Stellwagen Finance has had a very strong performance in 2016 and closed two significant transactions valued at US$564m on behalf of its clients (Emirates and Air Austral) before year end, bringing the value of transactions completed by 2016 to over EUR7 billion.