British low-cost airline EasyJet says it will launch a consultation process with its staff in the coming days, joining many of its airline peers in announcing job cuts. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

British low-cost airline EasyJet has said it plans to cut 30 per cent of its staff and shrink its fleet to fit the smaller market it expects to emerge(...)

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Qatar Airways flies off as Delta  and Southwest planes sit parked at a field in Victorville, California. Photograph: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Sweeping travel bans will cost airlines around €230 billion this year, more than twice the original estimate of Covid-19 revenue losses. Irish carrie(...)

International Air Transport Association chief executive Alexandre de Juniac  during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, after the opening  of the annual IATA general meeting. Photograph: Getty Images

Airlines urged regulators on Sunday to co-ordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 Max in a bid to avoid damaging splits over safety seen when t(...)

European regulators, assessing proposed changes to the Boeing 737 Max, plan to scrutinize the jet’s entire flight-control system. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/New York Times

The worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max is taking its toll on airlines and it will be months before the aircraft returns to service, the head of t(...)

The IATA cut its profit target for the global aviation market this year. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) cut its profit target for the global aviation market this year, predicting lower returns than six m(...)

Planemakers Boeing and Airbus say uncertainty is bad for businessa

Growing tension over international trade could damage the airline industry and the world economy, global airlines and aviation executives warned on S(...)

Changi Airport: Planning on levying passengers the equivalent of about €8 for using the airport

Aviation safety across the world improved during 2017. There were six accidents with 19 fatalities, according to the International Aviation Transport (...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh  said more must be done to reduce the cost of flying from Heathrow airport. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh is having a go at Heathrow airport over costs and spending. The airport charges at Heathrow (...)

KLM  offers travellers booking confirmation, check-in notification, boarding passes and flight status updates in 10 languages on Twitter and WeChat. Photograph:  Xtra Koen Suyk

Good news all round in the aviation industry with IATA revising the 2017 profitability outlook upwards. Profits from airlines are expected to be $31.4(...)

In 2016, air travel rose by   6 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

Last year was a strong one for aviation with air travel up by 6 per cent, well ahead of the 10-year average of 5.5 per cent. Capacity rose by 6.2 per (...)

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