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Airbus comes under criminal probe and A330 NEO order pressures

Airbus comes under criminal probe and A330 NEO order pressures

Airbus warns its people of impending fallout over corruption claims and launch customer for A330NEO says it might take A350s instead

The perils of reporting Ryanair's activities and ambitions

The perils of reporting Ryanair's activities and ambitions

The scary, funny and enormously successful Michael O'Leary has ambitions for basket case Alitalia

SingaporeAir chooses 777-9 over an A350 stretch

SingaporeAir chooses 777-9 over an A350 stretch

As things stand now, SingaporeAir has chosen the Boeing that may take over from the A380 in high capacity long haul operations

Qantas 787s to replace 744s on MEL-LAX routes next December

Qantas 787s to replace 744s on MEL-LAX routes next December

Very first international Qantas 787-9 route will be Melbourne-Los Angeles

Airbus A330 NEO scores strategic South Pacific win

Airbus A330 NEO scores strategic South Pacific win

Noumea based Aircalin has taken a low risk high tech approach to renewing its South Pacific fleet

Tigerair Australia to replace all of its A320s with 737s

Tigerair Australia to replace all of its A320s with 737s

Virgin Australia and its Tigerair franchise are continuing moves to turn into a simplified group flying only one type of wide body and single aisle jets across their combined networks

Boeing breaks into Airbus territory with 737 MAX sale to VietJet

Boeing breaks into Airbus territory with 737 MAX sale to VietJet

It looks like a draw in a Vietnam sales war fought by Airbus and Boeing as the big American sells VietJet Air 100 of its tightest fit 737 models

Emirates 'terrifies' competitors, and parents with elderly children

Emirates 'terrifies' competitors, and parents with elderly children

Emirates is a very successful airline, but does it really understand the reluctance of adult kids to give their parents a break and move out?

Will Cathay Pacific pack its new A350s as tightly as its 777s?

Will Cathay Pacific pack its new A350s as tightly as its 777s?

Cathay Pacific isn’t far behind Singapore Airlines in implementing an A350 fleet strategy, but some key questions as to where each carrier will go with the new medium sized Airbus widebody are also becoming more apparent.

Delta could be set to fly new Airbuses to Australia

Delta could be set to fly new Airbuses to Australia

For an airline which drives hard bargains for ‘run out’ model jets, Delta has broken its recent form by ordering 50 new, indeed, as yet not in service wide-body Airbus models.