Air Berlin, once a promising low-cost carrier with massive aspirations, has announced a major restructuring of the airline.Air Berlin focusing on business market Air Berlin has been in financial problems for quite some time now.  Between 2007 and 2012, the airline continued expansion and partnerships. It...

Lufthansa has acquired Brussels Airlines. The move is not an unexpected one since the German carrier already had a stake of 45% in its Belgian peer. The take over has likely been accelerated by the Brussels bombings, which has costed Brussels Airlines millions in revenues.Acquisition...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has taken delivery of its 8th Dreamliner. The airline has ordered a total of 21 Dreamliners. The Dreamliners are attracted to replace the Boeing 747-400. The 8th Dreamliner is named Lavender. Like all Dreamliners the aircraft carries the name of a flower....

While deliveries are most important for Airbus' financial results, the orders are important as well. In August, Airbus orders were sharply lower year-over-year. This can partly be attributed to IndiGo's mega order that was finalized a year ago. OrdersIn August, Airbus received a total of 144 orders. All of the orders were for...

While deliveries are most important for Boeing’s financial results, the orders are important as well. In August, Boeing orders were sharply lower year-over-year. Bright spot probably was the order for 19 KC-46A tankers that kept Boeing's order inflow afloat in August.OrdersIn August, Boeing received a total...

IndiGo, the Indian low-cost carrier, has chosen to convert some of its orders for the Airbus A320neo to the bigger A321neo.IndiGo, world's biggest A320neo customer Last year IndiGo placed an order for 250 aircraft with Airbus. The order for 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft became the biggest...

Hong Kong Airlines has confirmed orders for 9 more Airbus A330 airframes. The airline has opted for the Airbus A330-300 of which it already has another 9 in its fleet.All-Airbus Hong Kong Airlines Zhang Kui, President of Hong Kong Airlines, said the following about the order: Today's...

Low-cost carrier French Blue has commenced operations. The French carrier uses Paris-Orly Airport as their hub and offers long haul flights on a low-cost basis.French Blue, low-cost,  long haul The airline was founded by Groupe Dubreuil, which also owns  Air Caraïbes. Since July 2016 the airline...