Volga-Dnepr starts restoring An-124 fleet to operation

Russian outsize freight specialist Volga-Dnepr is resuming commercial operations with its Antonov An-124 fleet, a month after suspending use of the type. The operator temporarily withdrew the cargo transporter from service after the 13 November accident at Novosibirsk in which one of its An-124-100s suffered an uncontained engine failure and, following an emergency landing, a […]

Southwest rescinds furlough warning notices

Southwest Airlines is rescinding its warnings of imminent furloughs to almost 7,000 employees after US president Donald Trump signed a government funding bill that sets aside a second tranche of coronavirus pandemic-relief funds for US airline workers. Southwest Airlines is rescinding its warnings of imminent furloughs to almost 7,000 employees after US president Donald Trump […]

Struggling Montenegro Airlines to cease operations

Montenegro Airlines is to cease all operations, attributing the decision to the refusal of the country’s government to continue supporting the carrier. It states that it will “completely suspend” its services from 26 December. Montenegro Airlines has apologised to passengers for the problems this will cause over the next few weeks, adding its gratitude for […]