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Airlink becomes first South African airline to acquire Embraer E-Jets

Airlink, Southern Africa’s largest independent regional airline, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned Embraer subsidiary. Airlink will start to receive the aircraft in the first half of 2017. Airlink already operates a large fleet of ERJ aircraft –… Read More ›

Embraer Signs Order with Widerøe for up to 15 E2 Aircraft

Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E2 family jets. The contract consists of three firm orders for the E190-E2 and purchase rights for 12 further E2 family aircraft. This flexible mix of purchase rights for E175-E2, E190-E2, and E195-E2 will give Widerøe the ability… Read More ›

Flynas orders 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft. In addition to the 60 aircraft, Flynas has converted 20 A320ceo from a previous order to A320neo bringing the airline’s total firm order to 80 A320neo. The deliveries are scheduled to take place during 2018-2026. The agreement was… Read More ›

Austrian Airlines Expands Offering to Iran: Flights to Shiraz as of the Summer of 2017

Four weekly flights to Shiraz in an Airbus jet starting on July 2, 2017 • Flight to Shiraz operated with a stopover in Isfahan • In the upcoming Summer season, Austrian will offer to 18 weekly flights from Vienna to Teheran, Isfahan and Shiraz Starting on July 2, 2017, Austrian Airlines will take off four… Read More ›

S7 Airlines has increased the passenger flow by 23.7%

The S7 Group airlines1 have drawn up a balance of their operating activities for 2016. Last year the airlines carried 13,146,469 passengers, which is by 23.7 % more than in 2015. The growth on the domestic routes amounts to 27.5 %. S7 Airlines has carried 9,652,556 passengers on flights within Russia. The international flights of… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins expands airport passenger processing offering with acquisition of Pulse.Aero

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has acquired Pulse.Aero Limited, a UK-based company specializing in self-service bag drop solutions and airline applications, to enhance the company’s passenger processing services for airports and airlines. This acquisition further expands Rockwell Collins’ Information Management Services strategy to enable the connected aviation ecosystem. “As passengers seek to take more control of… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce welcomes Iran Air deal

Rolls-Royce welcomes the announcement today of a firm contract between Airbus and Iran Air for the supply of 100 aircraft. The agreement includes 16 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft which are powered exclusively by the Trent XWB engine. The Trent XWB is the world’s most efficient large aero engine and was designed specifically for the aircraft…. Read More ›

Island Air Selects Bombardier Q400 Aircraft for Fleet Renewal and Expansion

First of three aircraft will enter into service in early 2017 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has delivered the first of three Q400 turboprops ordered by Irish leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited (“Elix”). The aircraft, which was delivered in a 78-seat configuration, is scheduled to enter service with Hawaii Island Air, Inc…. Read More ›

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines: Shaping the future together

Deutsche Lufthansa AG takes over 100 percent of SN Airholding As of 2018, Brussels Airlines will be fully integrated into the Lufthansa Group and join the Eurowings Group. The unique characteristics of Brussels Airlines, including its attractive Brussels market, its well established Africa network and its advantageous cost structure which has allowed the leading Belgian airline to successfully compete… Read More ›

Pictures of te day: Virgin America

Launched in 2007, Virgin America is a California-based airline on a mission to make flying fun again with new planes, attractive fares, top-notch service, and innovative amenities. The airline’s base is San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) sleek and sustainable new Terminal 2. Virgin America has created 3,000 new jobs and swept the major travel awards… Read More ›

Lufthansa CFM56-5C engine achieves 100,000 flight hours

More than 100,000 flight hours for one HAMBURG, Germany — 8 November 2016 — Lufthansa and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of 100,000 flight hours by one of the airline’s CFM56-5C engine more than 20 years after Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A340-300. Lufthansa, which is part of the Lufthansa Group, took delivery… Read More ›

China’s CDB Leasing places $1.26 billion CFM LEAP-1A engine order

First Chinese lessor to order all LEAP engine models (-1A/-1B/-1C) CDB Leasing has selected CFM LEAP-1A engines to power 100 percent of its first batch of next generation single-aisle aircraft orders. The firm engine order is valued at $1.26 billion U.S. at list price and deliveries are scheduled between 2018 and 2021. “We believe our… Read More ›

CFM to offer LEAP-1C maintenance training at AEMTC

First customer trainees expected in 2018 CFM International plans to begin offering LEAP-1C line maintenance training at the Aero Engine Maintenance and Training Center (AEMTC) in Guanghan City. The LEAP-1C training engine, which was used as part of the engine certification test program, will be delivered to the facility in 2017. “The new training program… Read More ›

Airbus Corporate Jets wins new ACJ320neo order

Deal is first to include turnkey cabin-outfitting. Airbus Corporate Jets has won a new commitment for an ACJ320neo from an undisclosed customer. The deal includes turnkey cabin outfitting – a first for the new ACJneo Family. Airbus’ ACJ319neo and ACJ320neo feature new-generation engines, sharklets and a collection of other improvements to deliver most of the… Read More ›

Take a Break – Air Malta Sale Now On

  Air Malta is launching a limited period promotional sale on all flights starting from as low as Euro 35 one-way, inclusive of taxes and charges. 20 destinations are being discounted for travel between 7th November 2016 and 30th June 2017. The sale is open for just 96 hours starting on Thursday 3rd November at… Read More ›

Lufthansa bids farewell to its Boeing 737 fleet

An almost 50-year era comes to an end Lufthansa played a key role in the development of the B737 A standard continental fleet with Airbus A320 family in future Lufthansa is saying goodbye to its Boeing 737 fleet after 48 years.  This marks the end of an era for Lufthansa, spanning almost 50 years. A… Read More ›

SAS takes delivery of its first A320neo

Scandinavia’s leading carrier becomes operator of world’s most fuel efficient single aisle. Scandinavia’s leading carrier becomes operator of world’s most fuel efficient single aisle Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), has taken delivery of its first of 30 A320neo aircraft ordered, becoming the first Arline in Scandinavia to operate the world’s most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. SAS… Read More ›

Frontier Airlines takes delivery of its first A320neo

Frontier Airlines, headquarters in Denver, Colorado (U.S.), took delivery today of its first A320neo. Frontier is the first U.S. airline to receive an A320neo with CFM engines, and the aircraft is the first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft the low-cost carrier has ordered. All of Frontier’s A320neo Family aircraft will be powered by CFM International… Read More ›

Alitalia adds new Cuba and Tenerife services this winter

Alitalia will this winter add a new direct non-stop service between Rome and Havana, from 29 November, and confirm year-round flights to Santiago, Mexico City and Beijing which were launched earlier this year. The Italian airline will from December operate an additional Boeing 777 aircraft to support the development of its intercontinental network, bringing the… Read More ›

flynas and Pegasus sign codeshare agreement

Leading low-cost airlines of Saudi Arabia and Turkey have signed a codeshare agreement to offer their guests connections on both airlines’ networks. With the new agreement, flynas guests from Riyadh and Jeddah can fly to Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Hatay and Trabzon via Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen. While Pegasus guests can now fly to Riyadh and Jeddah… Read More ›

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