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Focus on: how an aircraft is built

International collaboration for global jetliners From design through production and onward to final tests and certifications, each Airbus jetliner is the result of wide-ranging expertise, complex logistics, and multinational cooperation across thousands of employees, suppliers and partners. Design offices and engineering centres Airbus’ principle of global cooperation is built upon a global network of regional… Read More ›

S7 Airlines launches flights from Novosibirsk to Kazan

S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches flights from Novosibirsk to Kazan starting 3 June 2018. Tickets for the new flight are available now. Scheduled flights of S7 Airlines will be performed on Wednesdays and Sundays. Wednesday flights will depart from Novosibirsk at 14:00 and arrive in Kazan at 13:30 local time. Return flights will depart from Kazan at 14:20 and arrive in Novosibirsk at 21:30. Sunday… Read More ›

TAP is the company where most portuguese want to work

TAP has won the “Best Company – Which company would you most like to work for?” award from the readers of ‘Human Resources’ magazine which held an online vote for more than a month. More than 22,000 votes were cast in the different categories. The nominees for each category in the “As Empresas Mais” awards… Read More ›

Frontier Adds Two New Cities and Announces Six Routes – Fares as low as $49

Continuing its mission to deliver Low Fares Done Right across the U.S., low-cost carrier, Frontier Airlines announced service on six new routes, including two new cities. Frontier announced it will bring its unique brand of low fares done right to Santa Barbara and Sacramento, Calif. In July, the carrier will continue its rapid growth in… Read More ›

Gulfstream to expand in Savannah

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced plans to build a new service center at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in response to its growing customer fleet’s needs for maintenance and service. The service center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019 and create about 200 jobs. Gulfstream will invest approximately US$55 million to build… Read More ›

Crestliner Introduces New Sprint Pontoon

Crestliner is adding to its popular pontoon line-up with the brand-new Sprint Series, an entry-level pontoon that’s ideal for novice boaters and those looking for on-water versatility at an impressive value. The Sprint comes nearly a year after Crestliner re-entered the pontoon market with the successful Rally Series. “The Sprint fills a hole in the… Read More ›

Gulfstream delivers 300th G650

Ultra-Long-Range ‘Game Changer’ Remains In High Demand Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently delivered the 300th aircraft in the Gulfstream G650 family. This milestone comes just over five years after the aircraft entered service in December 2012. “The continued popularity and demand for the G650 affirms its position as the leader in the ultra-long-range segment,” said Mark… Read More ›

Gulfstream G500 and G600 to make ABACE debut

Globetrotting G500 To Join Class-Leading Gulfstream Fleet In Shanghai Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s newest offerings, the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600, will join the Gulfstream fleet on display at China’s Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport next week for the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The show will mark the G500’s 19th stop on a world… Read More ›

ANA Collaborates with VR Creators to Present New VR Travel Experiences: Beyond Tokyo

ANA HOLDINGS INC(ANA HD) is proud to announce the launch of a new virtual reality travel experience, Beyond Tokyo, in honor of the annual “Hachiko” Day on April 8th. Beyond Tokyo is created by ANA HD in collaboration with US-Japan venture and corporate innovation firm World Innovation Lab (WiL), and The Soap Collective, a San… Read More ›

ICAO Secretary General encourages greater participation of representatives of general aviation

ICAO’s Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu opened the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association’s (IAOPA) World Assembly in Queenstown, New Zealand earlier this week, where she took advantage of the opportunity to encourage representatives of general aviation to be more proactive in their ongoing contributions to ICAO’s work. “ICAO remains fully committed to… Read More ›

Next generation propulsion.

The turbo-jet gas turbine engine has been a feature of flight for long enough to be the normal experience of perhaps the majority of travellers. It has settled to a design concept that is reproduced by all the major manufacturers and made in substantial quantities. High by-pass ratio all jet engines power the great majority… Read More ›

Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President

Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President. The decision was taken unanimously by the Shareholder’s Meeting (where ASI is the majority shareholder with 47% of the capital) after Claudio Rovai’s decision to resign for personal reasons. ASI’s President, Roberto Battiston thanked Rovai for his work, during his mandate, to revamp CIRA with the new National Aerospace Research Program (PRORA). “Claudio… Read More ›

SpiceJet, CFM sign $12.5 billion engine/services deal

• Finalizes LEAP-1B engine order for 155 737 MAX airplanes • Adds long-term services agreement for entire LEAP-1B fleet SpiceJet and CFM International today announced a $12.5 billion U.S. agreement that finalizes the purchase of LEAP-1B engines to power a total of 155 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, along with spare engines to support the fleet…. Read More ›

NewGen ISS Goes Live in Norway

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). NewGen ISS was adopted by the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf) in November 2017. It represents the most extensive and ambitious modernization of the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) since it… Read More ›

2018 Young Aviation Professional Participants Announced

The competitive selection process for 2018 Young Aviation Professionals Programme was officially completed on 26 February 2018, with the arrival of the three successful candidates. Selected from among over 400 applicants, Ms. Monika Kopoczynska (Poland), Ms. Valentina Chamrai (France and Russia) and Ms. Karine Ung (Canada) will contribute to one or more of the International… Read More ›

Fying to the most countries in the world, Turkish Airlines is now recruiting experienced Captains & First Officers.

“Turkish Airlines invites you to take part of being in its team.  Turkish Airlines which flies to 300 destinations across 120 countries, has 329 aircraft in its fleet. The average age of the fleet is about seven years, making it one of the youngest in Europe. With the aircrafts which Turkish Airlines will take the… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce expands service network for business aircraft

Rolls-Royce today announced that it is further extending its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for its CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its own existing global aftermarket capabilities. Today Rolls-Royce has 74 ASCs in place with key maintenance providers worldwide… Read More ›

GE Engines Power First Cormorant Search and Rescue Helicopter Flight

The Cormorant Search and Rescue helicopter, built for the Canadian Air Forces, made its first flight at Agusta’s facility in Vergiate, Italy. The flight was flawless. The aircraft is powered by three GE T700/T6A1 turboshaft engines that each produce 2145 shaft horsepower (shp). The Cormorant, built to replace the retiring fleet of Labrador helicopters, flew… Read More ›

Ethiopian Starts Services to Guinea, Conakry

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines has marked the commencement of its new  services to Conakry, the capital of The Republic of Guinea,  at a reception ceremony held  on February 2, at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. The event has been graced by Mme. Sidibe Fatouma KABA, Guinea Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Toure Mohamed, Secretary General… Read More ›

Delta in Africa: 10 years of convenience, connections

By Aimee Greaves(Article source) Delta has been leading the way in travel between the United States and Africa for the past 10 years. The airline launched flights to Ghana, Senegal and South Africa in December 2006 and a year later, added Nigeria to its route map. Fast-forward to now, and almost 5 million passengers later,… Read More ›

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