Long slog to better times

Hong Kong, May 14 -- It is going to be a long haul. Read More That has become certain as the devastating damage of the COVID-19 pandemic being done to the global aviation industry and economy becomes ... Read More

Qantas staff to remain stood down until "at least" June 30

Hong Kong, May 13 -- The Qantas Group said this week it planned to keep some 25,000 staff stood down until at least the end of June as demand for air travel remains suppressed due to the coronavirus p... Read More

Qatar Airways announces cabin crew redundancies; to return services to 80 destinations by mid-year

Hong Kong, May 8 -- Qatar Airways, which has announced plans to restore operations to 80 regional and international destinations by June 30, has told staff the Doha-based airline would need to make a ... Read More

Boeing continues leadership restructuring

Hong Kong, April 24 -- Boeing has announced a new global organisation, Enterprise Operations, Finance and Strategy, that will be led by the present executive vice president, enterprise operations and ... Read More

Hong Kong Airport passenger numbers continue to crash and burn

Hong Kong, April 17 -- Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has posted a 91% decline in passenger numbers for March as airlines slashed services and governments tightened travel restrictions in resp... Read More

Airbus and Boeing rush to secure new funding

Hong Kong, April 13 -- The world's two leading aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, have temporarily paused operations at their main facilities as a result of the COVID-19. On March 23, Boeing b... Read More

Making it to the otherside

Hong Kong, April 13 -- International Air Transport Association director general and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, says for airlines COVID-19 is apocalypse now. It is not an exaggerated description of the ... Read More

Mainland-controlled Acro Seating names new CEO

Hong Kong, April 13 -- Acro Aircraft Seating, owned by Mainland China listed Zhejiang Tiancheng Controls Co. Ltd, has chosen Neil Cairns to run the UK-based manufacturer of aircraft seating. Cairns w... Read More

Sumitomo Corporation and AAR partner in aftermarket supply chain solutions venture

Hong Kong, April 13 -- Fortune 500 conglomerate, Japan's Sumitomo Corporation, has launched AAR Sumisho Aviation Services to supply parts to the global commercial sector and Japanese defence customers... Read More

HAECO Group equipped for 787 landing gear MRO

Hong Kong, April 13 -- HAECO Group's HAECO Landing Gear Services has attained 787 landing gear overhaul capability in preparation for fast-approaching landing gear maintenance due on 787 fleets, the M... Read More