Etihad Airways to resume flights to Shanghai

The UAE’s national airline, Etihad Airways, will resume passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai, from July 27. “The service will operate with an initial weekly flight using a Boeing 777-300ER, featuring Business and Economy cabins,” the airline announced in a statement on Monday. Guests travelling on Etihad Airways flights to China will be required…

Icelandair decision to fire all cabin crew has been withdrawn

After talks that lasted until 2 a.m. an agreement was reached between Icelandair and the Icelandic Cabin Crew Association. This follows Icelandair‘s surprise decision Friday to fire all cabin crew and seek a new representative to continue the collective bargaining process on behalf of flight attendants. A statement from Icelandair says that the agreement will…

FAA review of Boeing 737 MAX reaches final stage

Boeing and the FAA performed 737 MAX operational suitability flights between Boeing Field in Seattle and Moses Lake, Washington for three days of certification flying. Described by an FAA spokesman as a routine part of any certification effort, the operational suitability flights marked one of the last procedural hurdles the program must clear before the…