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Norwegian launches new direct flight to Rhodes from £29.90 one-way

17 additional flights to the Mediterranean, Norway and Demark added for summer 2017 Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its expansion at London Gatwick with a new direct service to Rhodes, with fares from just £29.90 one-way. Launching just in time for a summer break, Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes departs on Saturday 17 June with… Read More ›

Transfer of A380 MSN4 to the Le Bourget aerospace museum.

As part of its contribution to preserving aviation heritage, Airbus will be transferring four of its test aircraft to museums: the Museum of Air and Space in Paris-Le Bourget and Aeroscopia in Toulouse. These aircraft comprise: A320 MSN1, recently withdrawn from the test aircraft fleet; A340-600 MSN360; A380 MSN2 and A380 MSN4. These aircraft will… Read More ›

Alitalia: new non-stop flight Rome-Kiev in the summer New seasonal international and domestic services to meet high demand during summer In August a new Boeing 777-300ER will join the fleet.

With the 2017 summer flight programme, Alitalia is set to launch new non-stop flight Rome-Kiev, as well as new seasonal international and domestic services that, together with the resume of further seasonal services and increase in number of flights, will meet high demand during summer. To help support Alitalia long-haul flight network, a new Boeing… 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 ›

Find the perfect week long holiday to the best value destinations with Monarch from £165!

The Algarve was recently crowned the best value destination with Costa del Sol coming third in a survey* by The Post Office Travel Money. With this in mind why not book a winter getaway with Monarch to either the Algarve or the Costa del Sol with some excellent prices to be found in January and… Read More ›

Emirates Brings Daily A380 Service to Sao Paulo

First ever scheduled commercial A380 flight to South America, marking Emirates’ tenth year of operations in Brazil Monday, January 16, 2017 — Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, announced today that it will operate the first ever scheduled commercial Airbus A380 flight to South America when it upgrades… Read More ›

Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Deal for up to 205 Airplanes

Deal includes 100 additional 737 MAX 8s; 50 purchase rights All-Boeing jet operator continues to grow fleet with more 737 MAXs Largest order in low-cost carrier’s history Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement… Read More ›

Iran Air takes delivery of its first of 100 Airbus aircraft

Start of major fleet modernisation Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Mr. Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, and Mr. Fabrice Bregier, President, Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer Airbus, in the presence of Gael Meheust, SVP Sales and Marketing… Read More ›

Boeing, Travel Service Finalize Order for Five Additional 737 MAXs

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalized an order for five 737 8 MAX airplanes, valued at $550 million at current list prices. Travel Service previously placed an order for three 737 MAXs at the Paris Air Show in 2013 and currently… 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 ›

China’s AC352 completes first flight with WZ16 engine

The first flight of the Avicopter AC352, powered with WZ16 engine, took place today in Harbin. The AC352 is a new seven-ton, twin-engine, multi-purpose rotorcraft jointly developed by Avicopter and Airbus Helicopters. The WZ16 met all the performance targets set for this maiden flight. Known in the west as the Ardiden 3C, the engine has… Read More ›

the SW-4 ‘Solo’ remotely piloted helicopter begins test campaign in Grottaglie airport

Mauro Moretti: “The SW-4 ‘Solo’ is testimony of Leonardo’s industrial commitment and innovation in unmanned aircraft, a sector of increased global competition” Leonardo is the only European company able to provide a complete ‘unmanned’ system The flight campaign is carried out in collaboration with the Distretto Tecnologico Aerospaziale Pugliese (DTA) and Ente Nazionale Aviazione Civile… Read More ›

Two awards for Zodiac Seats

Zodiac Seats has won two Good Design Awards for two different products: the Premium Economy of China Airlines (Taiwan) and the Business Class of Japan Airlines. The Premium Economy seat of China Airlines (Taiwan) present on board its Airbus A350 is derived from the Airgo FX Premium model, produced by Zodiac Seats France. This seat… Read More ›

Tamara Christ Appointed the New Chief Legal Officer of Austrian Airlines

Tamara Maria Christ (34) will assume the position of Head of Legal Affairs & Compliance as of December 1, 2016. In this position she will serve as Secretary General and Chief Legal Officer of Austrian Airlines, succeeding Stefan Mara, who took on new Group-level responsibilities at Lufthansa in the field of data protection in October…. Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters introduces more personalization to its Hermès designed EC135 aircraft.

Airbus Helicopters – the rotorcraft market leader in business and private aviation – is bringing a EC135 T2e l’Hélicoptère par Hermès, in new colors, to Geneva, Switzerland as part of the company’s participation at the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE). At the airshow, Airbus Helicopters is showcasing opportunities for additional personalization to… Read More ›

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