Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics

Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics

The airline called on the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association to comply with its legal obligation and “take immediate action to stop this activity”. If AMFA wants to challenge its findings, the carrier said it asked the group to provide information...
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Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Airlines are seeking to modernize their airfare clearinghouse, ATPCO, formerly known as the Airline Tariff Publishing Company. Leadership changes announced Thursday underscored the airline drive. Fare-filing clearinghouse ATPCO has announced changes in its c-s...
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MTU Thrives in Healthy Engine Aftermarket

Higher new-product and maintenance revenues propelled MTU Aero Engines to a record annual operating profit of €671 million in 2018. Sales also rose 23% on the OEM side of the business, which mostly comprised sales of V2500, PW1100G and GEnx...
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Qantas Fuels Boeing-Airbus Rivalry for World’s Longest Flight

Qantas Fuels Boeing-Airbus Rivalry for World’s Longest Flight

Qantas Airways is cranking up the rivalry between Boeing and Airbus in the hunt for aircraft to undertake unprecedented 20-hour trips halfway around the world. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is hell-bent to squeeze out every dollar to make his planned...
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