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IATA Proclaims 2023 as the ‘Safest Year in Aviation’

On February 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled its 2023 Annual Safety Report, proclaiming that 2023 was the safest year in aviation. The report documented 37 million flight operations over the past year, encompassing both jet-powered aircraft and turboprops, marking a 17% rise from 2022. This growth signals a robust rebound from the […]

Busiest Airports of 2023

Revealed: The Busiest Airports of 2023

In 2023, the landscape of global air travel witnessed notable changes, with certain airports emerging as key players in handling passenger traffic. Drawing on data from OAG.com, this article delves into the busiest airports of 2023 globally. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) retains its top spot, while other airports like Dubai International and Tokyo Haneda […]

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines Announces Corporate Staff Layoffs Regardless of Record Revenues

In a recent announcement, Delta Air Lines disclosed their decision to make corporate job cuts amidst reporting notable financial outcomes for the September quarter. This article delves into the intricacies of this decision and its broader implications for the airline. The Decision: Corporate Job Cuts Prominent news outlets CNBC and Reuters reported on Delta Air […]

Airbus Reports Strong Performance for Half-Year (H1) 2023

Airbus SE has reported consolidated financial results for the first half (H1) of 2023, demonstrating strong performance across its operations despite a complex operational environment. Strong Performance Despite Complex Environment “During the first half of 2023, we progressed well across our businesses in an operational environment that remains complex. Our commercial aircraft are in strong […]

Saudia Records 94% Increase in Global Travelers in Q1 2023

In the first quarter of 2023, Saudia reported a 35% increase in the total number of guests across its flight network compared to the same period last year. The airline transported 7 million guests, including 3.2 million domestic guests and 3.8 million international guests. This notable 94% increase reaffirms Saudia’s objective to connect the world […]

Airbus Struggles in Q1 2023, Deliveries Fall 9% Compared to Last Year

Airbus is off to a challenging start in 2023, with its Q1 aircraft deliveries down 9% compared to the same period last year. Despite setting a goal of 720 aircraft deliveries for the year, Airbus managed to deliver only 127 in the first quarter. The European manufacturer released its March Orders and Deliveries Report, highlighting […]

New Year’s Predictions: What Can We Expect from Aviation in 2023?

These last three years have possibly been the worst humans have faced in a while. We’ve had a global pandemic, climate change becoming increasingly evident, deaths of monarchs, changes of leaders, protests, movements, stock market crashes, and the list goes on and on. But how do these affect what aviation in 2023 will be? The […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year Avgeeks!

Happy New Year, aviation enthusiasts! As we start off this new year, it’s a great time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. The aviation industry has faced its share of challenges in the past year, but we’ve also seen some incredible achievements and innovations. As we move forward, we can […]

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways A380 Is Returning In 2023

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced plans to reintroduce four of its Airbus A380 aircraft in the summer of 2023, supplemented by five extra A320 aircraft. In November 2020, Etihad’s A380 aircraft were grounded as part of a lean approach to deal with issues brought on by the pandemic. […]