Adrian Schofield

Aviation Week


Qantas Boeing 787-9
Qantas Group aims to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050 
Qantas has set ambitious new emission reduction targets and several other measures as it looks to ramp up its sustainability efforts.
Cathay Pacific to place 16 A321neos with Hong Kong Express 
Cathay Pacific has decided to place half of the group’s Airbus A321neo orders to newly-acquired LCC subsidiary Hong Kong Express.
Qatar Airways, IndiGo sign limited codeshare deal
Qatar Airways and India’s IndiGo have signed a limited codeshare agreement that could pave the way for a broader partnership in the future.
Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800
Virgin Australia adjusts network, fleet plans in cost-cutting moves 
Virgin Australia has announced significant network cuts and the retirement of more of its older aircraft as the company makes adjustments in an effort to improve its financial health.
Hong Kong Airlines reduces capacity on tough market conditions
Hong Kong Airlines is further reducing its network and suspending a long-haul route in response to increasingly tough market conditions.
Japan Airlines Boeing 787-8
JAL profit declines on slowing international demand
Japan Airlines (JAL) reported a net profit of ¥51.2 billion ($472.2 million) for the six months through Sept. 30, down about 30% from the profit of ¥73.4 billion in the same period a year earlier.
Qantas grounds three 737NGs after cracks discovered 
Qantas grounded three of its Boeing 737NGs after discovering hairline structural cracks in the aircraft during inspections.
All Nippon Airways A320neo
ANA reduces Hong Kong service on falling demand
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has become the latest carrier to reduce its service to Hong Kong, as the protests in that city take a significant toll on demand.
South Korean startup Air Premia orders five Boeing 787-9s
South Korean startup carrier Air Premia is already taking steps to grow its Boeing 787 fleet, even before the airline has operated its first scheduled service.
Korean Air A330-300
Korean Air cuts back on flights serving weak Japan market 
Korean Air has dramatically reduced its Japanese network because of a plunge in demand for travel between the two countries, although it is ready to restore services if the market rebounds.
Rendering of A321XLR in IndiGo livery
IndiGo orders 300 more Airbus narrowbodies for growth 
LCC IndiGo has placed an order for 300 more Airbus narrowbodies, adding to the already huge number of aircraft ordered by Indian airlines.
ANA net profit down 23% for fiscal 1H; cuts full-year profit forecast
All Nippon Airways (ANA) reported its net profit for the six months through Sept. 30—its fiscal first half—dropped by 23% to ¥56.7 billion ($520.6 million).
Peach Aviation A320
Peach Aviation opens Tokyo Narita base after Vanilla Air merger
Japanese LCC Peach Aviation has established an aircraft and crew base at Tokyo Narita Airport, as the carrier reorganizes its operations as a result of its merger with Vanilla Air.
Qantas Boeing 787-9
Qantas sees revenue boost on strong international demand
Qantas reported stronger demand in its international market for the three months through September, despite a drop-off in the Hong Kong market in recent months.
Korean Air A321neo
Korean Air to introduce onboard Wi-Fi on new aircraft
Korean Air will debut inflight Wi-Fi on new aircraft deliveries, which will start the airline's new fleet renewal phase, scheduled for 2020.
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