easyJet confirms bid for Alitalia

EasyJet has confirmed a bid for parts of insolvent Italian flag-carrier Alitalia. The British low-cost carrier has not named any details about the offer. Six other airlines are reportedly bidding for Alitalia as well, including Lufthansa Group. The Italian carrier currently employs almost 12,000 people and had filed for Bankruptcy in May this year, after workers…

Airbus to take over Bombardier’s CSeries, plans US final assembly line

Airbus and Bombardier have announced a partnership for the CSeries program Airbus to acquire a 50.01% majority stake in Bombardier’s CSeries. The aircraft manufacturers plan to reduce production costs through Airbus’ supply chain expertise and boost sales. Assembly and headquarters of the CSeries will remain in Quebec, Canada. The Bombardier CSeries currently has 360 orders…

Ophelia live updates

With Ophelia, operations will be disturbed for airports in North West of Europe due to extreme winds. Aer Lingus #EI491 Airbus A321 from Faro landing at Dublin during strong crosswind this afternoon. Aer Lingus A330 landing during Ophelia crosswind at Dublin airport. Please reload the page for updates… Dublin Airport UPDATE Mon. 1800 LT 180 flights…