Air Freight News
Lufthansa turns to 747 jumbos as German tourists flood Mallorca
The aircraft that broke down the door to intercontinental flying for the masses has a new mission: lugging as many German tourists as possible on…
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South Africa sells state airline to private-equity venture
South Africa agreed to sell a majority stake in the country’s grounded national carrier to a local jet-leasing company and private-equity firm, ridding the government…
Electric flying taxi backed by United Airlines unveiled in L.A.
United Airlines-backed startup Archer Aviation Inc. unveiled its future electric aircraft in traffic-choked Los Angeles, one of the cities where the company anticipates it will…
Flair Airlines begins service with the first of 13 new Boeing 737-8 aircraft
The growing ULCC starts passenger service with inaugural flight from Edmonton to Toronto
Airlines push for faster restart of trans-Atlantic travel
Airlines hit hard by Covid-19 sought swifter action to loosen restrictions on travel following pledges from the U.S. and the U.K. to reopen lucrative trans-Atlantic…
Apollo-rescued Aeromexico seeks an alternate lender
Grupo Aeromexico SAB is talking to prospective lenders who could replace Apollo Global Management Inc. in its bankruptcy rescue, according to people familiar with the…
South Africa set to unveil strategic equity partner for SAA
South Africa’s government is set to announce that it has found a strategic equity partner for state-owned carrier South African Airways, according to three people…
United Airlines in talks to buy at least 100 Boeing Max jets
United Airlines Holdings Inc. is in advanced talks for a large narrow-body order that would include at least 100 Boeing Co. 737 Max jets as…
European airlines dragging feet on carbon curbs, group says
Europe’s biggest airlines are seeking to deflect moves to tighten carbon curbs by favoring an increasingly discredited offsetting program, according to climate watchdog InfluenceMap.
Southwest adds to Boeing Max 7 order as US travel rebounds
Southwest Airlines Co. is taking 34 more of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max jetliners next year and speeding a revamp of its fleet just two months…