Chinese plane aborts takeoff and catches fire, causing minor injuries during evacuation

Rescue workers are seen at the site where a Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 plane caught fire after an aborted takeoff, at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in Chongqing, China May 12, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, May 12 (Reuters) – China’s Tibet Airlines said all passengers and … Read more

Analysis: Aircraft lessors prepare to fight insurers over Russian plane default

Passenger planes of Aeroflot – Russian Airlines are parked at Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow, Russia March 12, 2022. REUTERS/Marina Lystseva Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Major landlord promises ‘vigorous’ pursuit of claims Legal expert says results could be unpredictable Soaring insurance rates ‘are not a pretty sight’ Lessors keep in … Read more

Air France-KLM beats earnings forecasts as summer bookings take off

The first Air France airliner’s Airbus A350 takes off after a ceremony at the aircraft builder’s headquarters in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, May 5 (Reuters) – Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) posted a first-quarter core profit that landed ahead of its own … Read more

Hong Kong eases COVID rules for crew, lifts overseas travel alert

A Cathay Pacific plane takes off at the airport, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Hong Kong, China March 31, 2022. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, April 29 (Reuters) – Hong Kong will shorten mandatory hotel quarantine for passenger crews to three days from seven, … Read more

US airlines appear optimistic as bookings soar

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200 plane takes off from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, April 21 (Reuters) – The airlines are back. That’s the message major U.S. carriers are sending to investors after struggling … Read more

Ukrainian UIA loses insurance coverage for some aircraft in Ukrainian airspace

UIA insurers end cover for flights in Ukrainian airspace KLM halted flights, Lufthansa considering suspension BA takes longer path due to ‘geopolitics’, pilot says Insurance will also be considered, says OPSGROUP KYIV, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian airlines revealed insurance problems for some of their flights on Monday as foreign carriers began avoiding the … Read more