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Efforts to crush Canada’s jet ambitions may have just failed

Efforts to crush Canada’s jet ambitions may have just failed

Making the Canadian CSeries jet a much bigger threat to its 737 family was probably not what Boeing intended when it tried to cripple it being sold cheaply to US carriers

How a Canadian regional jet could spark a ruinous trade war

How a Canadian regional jet could spark a ruinous trade war

With friends like the US Department of Commerce, does Boeing have a worse enemy in terms of a trade war fought over subsidies?

United enters the long haul endurance stakes for Australia-US flights

United enters the long haul endurance stakes for Australia-US flights

United's non-stops between Sydney and Houston may actually be about Air NZ's ambitions to do Auckland-New York City

How ancillary charges might destroy full service carriers

How ancillary charges might destroy full service carriers

What seems good to airline stock jockeys could have unintended consequences when the customers revolt

Delta boosts chances of CSeries replacing 717s and F100s

Delta boosts chances of CSeries replacing 717s and F100s

The X-factor in the little jet big Delta just ordered is lower fossil sourced carbon emissions designed to reap huge benefits from future carbon trading schemes

Air NZ might have just decided where Qantas will fly its first 787s

Air NZ might have just decided where Qantas will fly its first 787s

The activation by Air New Zealand of the potential of its Star Alliance relationship with United to bring the US carrier onto the San Francisco-Auckland route means Qantas would be really keen to have its first tranche of Boeing 787-9s now rather than in the second half of 2017.

Airbus A330 NEO underway as airlines deal with changed world

Airbus A330 NEO underway as airlines deal with changed world

What must be one of the fastest hi-tech makeovers of a wide body jet is underway at Airbus where the first metal cutting for its A330 NEO or new engine option variants is now underway.

Delta buys symbolic stake in China Eastern, but why?

Delta buys symbolic stake in China Eastern, but why?

After making a huge fuss over the alleged unfairness of sovereign ‘subsidies’ in Middle East carriers, US behemoth Delta is buying a symbolic stake in China Eastern, widely regarded as the most subsidised state owned airline of current times.

Virgin Australia Y+ upgrade a sign of more Pacific flight changes

Virgin Australia Y+ upgrade a sign of more Pacific flight changes

Virgin Australia has announced its new premium economy cabin for its 777-300ERs, which will form part of its responses to the new Qantas-American Airlines route initiatives between Australia and the US. The cabin becomes smaller, but the seats more widely spaced.

Anti-ME airline claims by US majors grow louder, what if they win?

Anti-ME airline claims by US majors grow louder, what if they win?

Let’s consider the possible consequences if the major US airlines, American, Delta and United, succeed in restricting if not reversing the expansion of the major middle east carriers Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.