Pratt&Witney neos cause Indigo grief, Indian customs compound the problem 

InterGlobe Aviation owned Indian budget carrier IndiGo on Friday cancelled flights as the airline grounded more Airbus A320neo’s due to engine issues. As many as 13 A320neo’s were/are grounded due to Pratt & Whitney-supplied engine issues, forcing the airline to cancel 84 flights Friday alone. The frequent grounding of the A320neo’s is taking place due […]

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Air Berlin files for Bankruptcy 

Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy yesterday afternoon following 49% owner Etihad refusing to provide further finance for the airline. The German Government has loaned €155m to enable three months of operations but the airlines break up, is in my opinion, almost inevitable.  Subsidiary FlyNiki was already in the process of being sold. Many aircraft have […]

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EVA Air to end 744 operations 

EVA Air of Taiwan has confirmed it will operate its last Boeing 747-400 passenger flight this month, on August 21st. Cargo flights will continue.  Subject to any last minute changes, the last flight is scheduled as flight BR 892 on August 21, 2017 between Hong Kong (HKG) and Taipei (TPE). The flight is scheduled to […]

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