Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo and Germanwings have finally reached a deal with the Vereinigung Cockpit pilot union (VC) and signed a new collective labour agreement. Talks between Lufthansa and VC have been going on since 2014 and have resulted in 14 pilot strikes that cost the German airline group €500 million ($590 million). The agreement is […]Read more "Lufthansa Pilots end strikes after 3 years, agree deal"
Boeing is starting a PR campaign both in the US and Canada to to try and explain why it took Bombardier to court over the C Series sale to Delta. Boeing despite having won its argument in the US legal system, which surprises nobody, seems to have realised it has upset Britain, the Northern Irish […]Read more "Boeing’s dirty war on Bombardier ramps up"
is an AF-KLM style merger on the cards?Read more "Etihad was late to the party, will it be the first to leave?"
Six airlines face changes as new aircraft and competitors change the marketRead more "Competition forces big changes for Australian & New Zealand routes"
Russia’s VEB leasing company has decided to try to sell its four A380’s to an overseas buyer. The problem? They aren’t built and nobody wants them. The aircraft were destined for Transaero, until the owners of the airline fell out of favour with the Putin administration and the company was forced into bankruptcy, and effectively […]Read more "Russian lease owner tries to sell its A380’s"
Another airline retires it’s 747’sRead more "Garuda Indonesia retires its last 744"
Virgin Orbit – another PR job or potential business reality in the crowded satellite launch business?Read more "Virgin Orbit prepares for launch"