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1. Aegean Airlines acquires longer range fleet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-airlines-acquires-longer-range-fleet

Aegean Airlines seeks to strengthen its footprint in new markets, which show double-digit growth rates, through the delivery, in 2026 and 2027, in the first phase, of four Airbus A321neo aircraft which are specially configured and upgraded....

2. US airlines push Biden to halt China routes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-airlines-push-biden-to-halt-china-routes

Large U.S. airlines and some of their unions are asking the Biden administration to stop approving any more flights between the United States and China because of what they call ''anti-competitive'' policies that China imposes on U.S. carriers....

3. Another whistleblower sparks concerns over Boeing 787 Dreamliner safety

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-whistleblower-sparks-concerns-over-boeing-787-dreamliner-safety

According to the Washington Post, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is delving into fresh claims by a long-serving Boeing engineer asserting that sections of fuselages on the company's 787 Dreamliner planes have been improperly fastened together....

4. Wizz Air seeks cabin crew in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wizz-air-seeks-cabin-crew-in-cyprus

Nicosia, 10th of April 2024: Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally*, is hosting a recruiting day for Cabin crew, this Thursday, 11th of April in Larnaca, in the Best Western Plus Larco Hotel, 10 Pontou Street, 6301, Cyprus....

5. Boeing's engine cowling detaches mid-takeoff, strikes wing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-s-engine-cowling-detaches-mid-takeoff-strikes-wing

US airline regulators have launched an investigation after an engine cowling on a Boeing plane fell off during takeoff and struck the wing flap, the latest in a series of safety problems facing the aircraft manufacturer. ...

6. New Jersey and New York shaken by strongest quake in 100 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-new-york-shaken-by-strongest-quake-in-100-years

A rare magnitude 4.8 earthquake jolted New Jersey on Friday, surprising residents across the Northeast United States, an area unaccustomed to significant seismic activity....

7. Romania's visa requirement hits 12 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/romania-s-visa-requirement-hits-12-countries

Travellers from 12 third countries now need to obtain a Schengen Transit Visa first, before passing through Romania, in order to reach their non-Schengen destination country. ...

8. Lawyers challenge money laundering watchdog in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lawyers-challenge-money-laundering-watchdog-in-cyprus

Establishing a system to oversee financial companies in Cyprus is proving tricky, according to an article written by Apostolos Tomaras. It all started when the US and UK slapped sanctions on Russia,...

9. Court denies payouts to Helios crash victims' families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-denies-payouts-to-helios-crash-victims-families

The Court of Appeal, in a majority decision, dismissed the appeals of the children of two deceased passengers of the ''Helios'' airline, who sought compensation from the Republic of Cyprus for the loss of their parents....

10. Boeing CEO to step down in wake of safety scandals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-ceo-to-step-down-in-wake-of-safety-scandals

Boeing, the renowned U.S. aircraft manufacturer, announced significant changes in its leadership, with CEO Dave Calhoun set to depart by year-end....

11. Boeing whistleblower found dead amid legal battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-whistleblower-found-dead-amid-legal-battle

A former Boeing employee, John Barnett, known for his outspokenness regarding production standards, has been discovered deceased in the United States. ...

12. MH370: Captain's mass murder-suicide shock twist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mh370-captain-s-mass-murder-suicide-shock-twist

Explosive documents unveiled last-minute alterations to the doomed MH370 flight that disappeared a decade ago, raising suspicions of intentional actions by the captain in a shocking mass murder-suicide. ...

13. United Airlines loses tire, damages cars below

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-airlines-loses-tire-damages-cars-below

A United Airlines flight faced a dramatic emergency landing on Thursday after one of its tires fell off midflight, causing damage to several cars in a San Francisco parking lot. ...

14. Air China's Athens-Beijing route booms with 128% capacity increase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/air-china-s-athens-beijing-route-booms-with-128-capacity-increase

Air China and Athens International Airport celebrated on Tuesday the expansion of the Chinese flagcarrier’s scheduled service between Athens and Beijing as of next month, with an extra two flights per week and the use of even greater aircraft on the route....

15. Cyprus takes a backseat as the EU initiates gift-giving to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-backseat-as-the-eu-initiates-gift-giving-to-turkey

In today's Sunday edition of Kathimerini, journalist Pavlos Xanthoulis delves into the intricate diplomatic maneuvers and decisions made by Nicos Christodoulides' government in response to the Borel/Commission document on EU-Turkey ...

16. EU mulls tax breaks for islands nations on aviation fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-tax-breaks-for-islands-nations-on-aviation-fuel

European Union nations are in talks to grant exemptions for a proposed EU-wide tax on aviation fuel, particularly favoring islands. A draft document from Belgium,...

17. Strike in Greece leaves passengers stranded on 33 flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strike-in-greece-leaves-passengers-stranded-on-33-flights

Thirty three flights to Greece (16 arrivals and 17 departures) are impacted by tomorrow's strike of air traffic controllers in Greece. The flights concern destinations Athens and Thessaloniki....

18. Minister Dendias pilots F-16 viper over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-dendias-pilots-f-16-viper-over-aegean

Defense Minister Nikos Dendias flew over the Aegean Sea on Friday in an F-16 Viper from the 340 Squadron, which is part of the Hellenic Air Force’s 115th Combat Wing. He was accompanied by a formation of F-16 Viper jets....

19. Greek air traffic controllers to strike, disrupting flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-air-traffic-controllers-to-strike-disrupting-flights

Air travel disruptions are anticipated in Greece on Wednesday, February 28, as the Greek Air Traffic Controllers' Association joins the nationwide strike organized by ADEDY....

20. Defected Russian pilot found dead in Spain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defected-russian-pilot-found-dead-in-spain

The Russian pilot, Maksym Kuzminov, who gained international attention for defecting to Ukraine with a Mi-8 helicopter in August, was found dead with gunshot wounds in southern Spain last week, ...

21. Fallout from Boeing 737 MAX 9 door panel incident, bolts missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fallout-from-boeing-737-max-9-door-panel-incident-bolts-missing

A door panel detachment from a Boeing 737 MAX 9 jet mid-flight on January 5 has raised significant safety alarms, with a preliminary report from U.S. investigators shedding light on the concerning incident. ...

22. Cyprus Airways launches direct flights from Larnaca to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airways-launches-direct-flights-from-larnaca-to-brussels

Today marks a milestone for Cyprus Airways as the airline proudly announces the commencement of flights between Larnaca and the vibrant city of Brussels twice a week. ...

23. US senators grill social media CEOs over child safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-grill-social-media-ceos-over-child-safety-concerns

In a heated session on Wednesday, U.S. senators confronted leaders of major social media companies, urging swift legislative action to address escalating threats of sexual predation targeting children on their platforms....

24. Cyprus hosts high-level leadership training with UK partnership (updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-cyprus-leadership-program-stirs-debate-on-defence-cooperation

A ''Strategic Leadership Programme'' in collaboration with the High Commission of the United Kingdom in Cyprus, the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and Cranfield University......

25. Cyprus Airways bolsters fleet with environmentally friendly AIRBUS 220s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airways-bolsters-fleet-with-environmentally-friendly-airbus-220s

In a strategic move aimed at enhancing operational capacity and embracing sustainability, Cyprus Airlines acquired two state-of-the-art AIRBUS 220s in July....

26. Wizz Air soars to new heights with 71% increase in Cypriot passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/wizz-air-soars-to-new-heights-with-71-increase-in-cypriot-passengers

In 2023, Wizz Air experienced a remarkable surge in popularity among Cypriot travelers, with a staggering 71% increase in passengers compared to the previous year, reaching a total of 2.2 million passengers, as announced by the company....

27. Philippine President criticized over use of presidential helicopter to attend Coldplay concert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippine-president-criticized-over-use-of-presidential-helicopter-to-attend-coldplay-concert

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. faced backlash on social media after utilizing a presidential helicopter to attend a Coldplay concert in a province north of Manila last week....

28. Wizz Air forced to pay £1.2m in compensation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wizz-air-forced-to-pay-£1-2m-in-compensation

Thousands of passengers have scored a significant victory against budget airline Wizz Air, as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) reveals a landmark compensation payout of £1.2 million....

29. FT: Loose parts detected on grounded 737 max jets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ft-loose-parts-detected-on-grounded-737-max-jets

United Airlines and Alaska Airlines have uncovered loose parts on some grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft, escalating concerns for the aerospace giant following a recent mid-air incident. ...

30. iPhone survives 5,000-meter fall from Boeing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iphone-survives-5-000-meter-fall-from-boeing

In a dramatic turn of events for aviation giant Boeing, the anticipation surrounding the approval of new models of its best-selling MAX jet has been overshadowed by a mid-air breach that has thrust the planemaker into the regulatory spotlight....

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