Airliner Focus


IATA Welcomes Trade Facilitation Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the new the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which came into force on February 24. This follows the … More ››

Cargo Giant Enables Arctic Engine Swap

The AN-124 lands at Iqaluit.(Caleb Little)

A giant Antonov AN-124 freighter has delivered a new engine to a Boeing 777-300 grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing … More ››

New Milestone in Orlando Airport’s Development

A rendering of the Town Square concept anticipated for Orlando Airport.  (MCO)

Orlando International Airport, (IATA: MCO) says construction activity will begin soon on its $1.8 billion South Terminal Complex (STC) Phase 1 Terminal C. The airport … More ››

San Diego International Airport Unveils Innovation Lab

Rick Belliotti, Director of Innovation and Small Business Development at San Diego International Airport.  (SAN)

San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN) has repurposed part of its former Commuter Terminal to serve as a space where innovators can conceive, develop and … More ››

Korean Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Present at the handover ceremony were Yangho Cho (second from the left), Chairman of Hanjin Group, Walter Cho (third from the left), President of Korean Air, Rick Anderson (first from the left), Vice President of Northeast Asia Sales from Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Chaker Chahrour (first from the right), Vice President of global sales and marketing from General Electric Company.

On February 22nd Korean Air celebrated the delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner at a ceremony held at the aircraft manufacturer Boeing’s South Carolina assembly … More ››

Boeing Debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The first Boeing 787-10 was rolled-out on February 17.  (Boeing)

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its public debut on February 17. Thousands of employees at Boeing’s North … More ››

Europe’s Airports Welcomed a Record-breaking 2bn Passengers in 2016

Heathrow Finals

The European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE, has releases its full year traffic report for 2016. This is the only air transport report which includes … More ››

Juneyao Airlines Finalises Boeing 787 Order

Juneyao Airlines 787

Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have announced the finalisation of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This … More ››

Lufthansa Agrees Pilot Pay-deal

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Germany’s Lufthansa has agreed on a pay deal to end a five-year dispute with its approximately 5,400 pilots. The airline has agreed to an 8.7% … More ››

Air Canada Unveils New Livery

(Image: Air Canada)

Air Canada unveiled a new colour scheme for its aircraft and staff uniforms on February 9. Its 300 mainline and regional aircraft will gradually be … More ››