ATR says the boom in online shopping could help spur demand for its aircraft in Australia as part of a mixed business model where cargo shipments supports passenger services on regional routes.
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines is calling on governments to support initiatives that encourage greater diversity and gender equality in aviation.
Virgin Australia says it expects to grow underlying profit before tax in excess of 20 per cent for first half of 2018/19.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says engine manufacturer General Electric and Regional Express (Rex) have changed inspection procedures and after fatigue cracking led to the loss of a propeller on a flight from Albury to Sydney in 2017.
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) boss Andrew Herdman says rising oil prices are expected to hit airline profitability in the year ahead.