Aviation News Feed

  1. Aircraft Briefs-Feb. 21, 2019

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  2. Berlin-based logistics company Zeitfracht Group has acquired German regional airline LGW from the Lufthansa Group.

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  3. Boosted by a sharp increase in passengers, Kuwaiti hybrid airline Jazeera Airways posted a 2018 net profit of KD8.7 million ($28.6 million), up 5.7% compared to a net income of KD8.2 million in 2017.

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  4. IATA’s latest safety figures show commercial-airline accident rates increased in 2018, up from a record low in 2017, although long-term trends remain positive.

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  5. Two US senators have called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to fully enforce a law designed to thwart potential hijackings aboard commercial aircraft, arguing that airlines have deliberately misinterpreted the law to avoid the new requirements.

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