Fly91 finalises leases, eyes Q1 2024 launch

2023-12-04 04:15:28 Regional start-up airline Fly91 has finalised leases for two ATR-72 aircraft and aims to start operations in first quarter of CY 2024, founder and chief executive officer Manoj Chacko has said. Chacko, a former executive vice president of Kingfisher Airlines, has teamed up with former Fairfax India head Harsha Raghavan to launch the airline … Read more

Alaska Airlines Incident: Pilot Subdued After Attempting to Shut Down Engines Midflight

2023-10-24 00:36:58 A pilot riding in the extra seat in the cockpit of a passenger jet tried to shut down the engines in midflight and had to be subdued by the two pilots Sunday, according to Alaska Airlines and officials. The San Francisco-bound flight was being operated by Alaska subsidiary Horizon Air from Everett, Wash., … Read more

Air India supporting govt plan for leasing ecosystem: CEO

2023-09-25 23:30:00 Campbell Wilson who took charge as Air India’s chief executive officer last year is spearheading the transformation of Tata Group-owned airline. In an interaction with businesslinehe shared views on the airline’s growth plans and industry health. Edited excerpts: What is your views on the current health of the Indian aviation industry? Are we … Read more

Brussels Airlines Incident at Kinshasa Airport Sparks Unrest: Passengers Share Frustrations and Delayed Flight Woes

2023-09-17 14:54:05 The aircraft, an Airbus A330 registered OO-SFF, should have taken off from Kinshasa-N’Djili with around 230 passengers, but damage forced it to postpone departure twice already. “Following the second cancellation, there was some unrest at Kinshasa airport,” confirmed an airline spokesperson. Security personnel intervened when around ten passengers wanted to go down on … Read more