Aviation Sector

U.N. Aviation Agency Prohibits Shipment of Lithium-ion Batteries on Passenger Aircrafts

U.N. Aviation Agency Prohibits Shipment of Lithium-ion Batteries on Passenger Ai

On Monday, citing concerns of fire hazards that lithium ion batteries pose, the UN's aviation agency prohibited shipments of those on passenger aircrafts.

The thirty six state governing council of International Civil Aviation Organization or ICAO said the prohibition will come into effect from April 1, 2016. The same will be maintained till a safer packaging standard is designed for transporting the batteries.

Delta Air Lines CEO will Retire in May to Become the Executive Chairman of the Airline

Delta Air Lines CEO will Retire in May to Become the Executive Chairman of the AirlineOn Wednesday, Delta Air Lines said its long serving chief executive Richard Anderson will retire in May. Under him, the carrier turned most profitable and into one of the best run carriers

Record Profit for American Airlines in 2015

American AirlinesOn Friday, American Airlines reported record profits in the fourth quarter as well as entire 2015, mainly helped by considerable drop in fuel prices which counterbalanced lower revenues.

The biggest airline in the world said the earnings in the year accounted for the highest ever noted by any other carrier. Even this year, American expects to save a lot on fuel which is close to $2 billion.

United Airlines Buy Forty Boeing Jets; Bombardier Loses a Customer for its C Series model

United Airlines Buy Forty Boeing Jets; Bombardier Loses a Customer for its C Series modelUnited chose Boeing for its $3 billion deal which was a blow to Bombardier's bid for its C Series model.

Federal Aviation Administration Said on Wednesday 181,000 Drones Have Been Registered Till Now

n Wednesday 181,000 Drones Have BFederal Aviation Administration Said oeen Registered Till NowOn Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said, about 181,000 drone users have already registered their flying machines after the rule was initiated two and a half weeks ago that required registration of the recreational as well as commercial drones.

Malaysia Airlines Investigating a Mess Up in Flight Plan

Malaysia Airlines Investigating a Mess Up in Flight PlanAn investigation has been initiated by the Malaysia Airlines after it admitted a mess up with its flight plan for Kuala Lumpur-bound f

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