Swiss grounds its A220 fleet after series of mid-flight incidents

Daily Newsletter | October 15, 2019
Swiss International Air Lines grounded all of its A220s after a new engine incident affected one of its aircraft. Two similar occurrences were reported in the last six months. The fleet will undergo a complete inspection, forcing the airline to cancel some of its flights.
As the relationship between Emirates and aircraft manufacturers keeps on getting spicier and spicier, the airlines’ president, Tim Clark, has provided an update on his expectations about Boeing’s 777X delivery timeline. Just a month ago, on September 6, 2019, Clark threw shade towards Airbus and Boeing for their lackluster reliability on new aircraft.
For the very first time, F-35B Lightning II fighter jets of the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy have landed on the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier while off the coast of the United States.
Thai Airways states it is fighting back against fierce competition, mellowing economic growth, airport capacity limits, trade wars and other “crises” in a strive to break away from its years-long row of financial losses. Armed with its Rehabilitation Plan, the airline aims to reach an “aggressive profitability” in the upcoming few years, but stakeholders appear not to be convinced that the plans are realizable. 
While Qantas still has a year and a few weeks left before officially starting to count its age in three-digit numbers, the Flying Kangaroo’s newest Dreamliner is already wearing the centenary symbolics. And the number 100 is not the only thing that is unique about this aircraft. Take a look at the special livery below!
A crucial loan to secure the former Thomas Cook subsidiary, Condor future has been approved by the European Commission. However, the EC has laid out some ground rules in order to keep fair competition intact.
Avia Solutions Group has added Chapman Freeborn Group by acquiring a 100% of its shareholding, the company has announced on October 15, 2019. With this acquisition, Avia Solutions Group now has an ownership of 110 companies in 32 countries and employs approximately 5000 professionals.
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