Aviation News Feed

  1. FAA—citing non-specific “continued airworthiness activity”—reminded operators that angle-of-attack (AOA) sensors can be easily damaged during “normal operations,” and must be carefully maintained to ensure safe flight operations.

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  2. Korean Air has made significant reductions to routes in the Korea-Japan market, as political tension between the two countries affects traffic.

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  3. American Airlines’ long-haul schedule changes for 2020 will continue to position Chicago O’Hare International Airport as a mid-country gateway to Europe and will test Royal Air Maroc’s Casablanca operation as a potential link deeper into Africa.

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  4. Air France-KLM LCC Transavia pilots’ union SPL has filed a strike notice from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, saying there is insufficient representation of union bodies at talks over the future of Transavia and that Air France pilots’ union, SNPL, has too much say in Transavia’s future.

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  5. Réunion-based Air Austral plans to finalize a medium-haul fleet decision over the coming months, as it seeks to develop its network from Réunion and possibly the nearby Indian Ocean island of Mayotte.

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