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Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which… Read More ›

Republic Airways Files Plan of Reorganization, Intends to Emerge from Chapter 11 in Q1-2017

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. today announced that it filed its Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”) and a related Disclosure Statement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Plan sets a course for the Company to emerge during the first quarter of 2017, and was filed with the full support… Read More ›

Air New Zealand signs significant new components

Air New Zealand has signed a licensing agreement to overhaul and repair auxiliary power units (APUs) produced by Honeywell Aerospace at its Christchurch engineering and maintenance base. The eight year deal will see Air New Zealand as the only certified Honeywell maintenance shop for the APU 131-9A model in Oceania and will see the airline maintain and repair APUs,… Read More ›

The Technodinamika to Open an Aviation Service Center Branch in Africa.

By 2020 the holding company‘s overseas maintenance service earnings will reach RUB 1 bln. To provide African operators of Russian aviation equipment with components, Technodinamika holding company intends to open an Aviation Service Center branch in Africa. The Maintenance and Repair Center is slated to open in 2018. Deputy General Director of Technodinamika’s Innovations, Development… Read More ›

Bombardier Marks Major Milestone with Delivery of 75th Learjet 75 Aircraft to Aurora Jet Partners.

Aurora Jet to add Bombardier Learjet to its existing fractional jet fleet of light, mid-size, and large business jets Company expects to introduce more Learjet 75 aircraft by year end Bombardier Business Aircraft and Aurora Jet Partners of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada joined forces today to mark a major milestone in business aviation – the delivery of… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters and Kazakhstan: A mission-oriented partnership that meets the country’s operational heli-lift needs.

Bringing mission-ready rotorcraft to Kazakhstan and building a long-term relationship with the country are to be highlighted in Airbus Helicopters’ participation at this month’s KADEX 2014 defense exposition. Included in the KADEX 2014 aircraft displays at Astana International Airport will be two Airbus Helicopters EC145s supplied to Kazakhstan – one operated by the Ministry of… Read More ›

SkyTeam Launches Online Round the World Booking Tool.

Easy-to-book, multi-airline itineraries to 1,024 global destinations in a matter of clicks. SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched an online booking tool for customers wishing to book a Go Round the World pass on any of its 19 member airlines.  Available on, the intuitive tool offers customers a seamless planning and booking experience with cost-effective… Read More ›

Airline licensing deal for Kiwi designed Skycouch.

Air New Zealand has signed a deal licensing its Skycouch seat product to a large airline based in Asia. This is the first licensing agreement for the Skycouch and follows the expiry of the exclusivity period Air New Zealand adopted at the launch of the revolutionary new product in 2011. The Skycouch is a row of three economy seats… Read More ›

China Airlines Wins Taiwan Green Classics Awards.

The Taiwan government recognized China Airlines for its industry-leading eco-friendly services at the third annual Taiwan Green Classics Awards on October 29. At the award ceremony, China Airlines Chairman Huang-Hsiang Sun received the Green Classics Services Award from the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs. The award recognizes China Airlines’ incorporation of environmentally-friendly… Read More ›

Air Macau Launches Self-Service Check-In.

1.     At 14:00, 25th September 2013, Air Macau launches Common Use Self-Service Check-in Kiosk in Macau International Airport. 2.     Common Use Self-Service Check in Kiosk (CUSS), is International Air Transport Association (IATA) simplifies the business projects and introduces one of new operational targets – “Fast Travel” in recent years.  Air Macau operates “Self Check-in” service is in accordance with the standards… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines took Supreme Service Awards for two consecutive years.

Hong Kong Airlines was recently presented with the “Supreme Service Awards 2013” at a presentation ceremony hosted by renowned financial magazine Capital CEO and Capital Entrepreneur. “Supreme Service Awards 2013” is voted by an expert panel of judges in recognition of those Hong Kong enterprises which demonstrated service excellence during the year. The award has… Read More ›

Tianjin Airlines Receives TRUEngine* Designation for CF34 Engines.

GE has awarded Tianjin Airlines its TRUEngine designation for 107 CF34-10E engines powering its fleet of 50 EMBRAER 190s. Tianjin is the first airline in Asia to receive the TRUEngine designation for the CF34.”We are committed to optimizing performance of our engines and maintaining maximum residual value for our assets, and the TRUEngine designation enables… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines Launches the Business Class Special Offers with.

From now until 18 December, 2013, Hong Kong Airlines is offering the “One Price for Two”, a package of business class special fares. The offer is valid for round-trip flights departing from Bangkok to Hong Kong or from Hong Kong to any of the following destinations – Bangkok, Taipei, Shanghai and Beijing – from now… Read More ›

Jet Aviation Hong Kong receives full approval as a Maintenance Service Provider from the Hong Kong Business Aviation Center.

Jet Aviation Hong Kong recently received full authorization from the Hong Kong Business Aviation Center (BAC) to provide maintenance services to 3rd party aircraft. Jet Aviation Hong Kong also services aircraft belonging to Jet Aviation’s aircraft management division in Hong Kong. Jet Aviation Hong Kong is now a fully approved Maintenance service provider at Hong Kong’s… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines will launch Hong Kong to Xiamen route.

Commencing on 15 May, Hong Kong Airlines will launch the new daily flight service between Hong Kong and Xiamen. Operated by Airbus 320 aircraft, the Hong Kong -Xiamen route will offer more choices for passengers. To celebrate the service inauguration, a fare promotion will be offered, starting from HKD430 *. Xiamen is one of the top tourist attractions in China,… Read More ›

Distortions Mask Modest Cargo Improvement.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released February data showing that air cargo maintained the modest improvement in demand that began in the fourth quarter of 2012. Seasonally adjusted cargo volumes are 2.5% above the October 2012 low point. Comparisons with February 2012 performance however show a 6.2% decline. This is severely skewed as a… Read More ›

Air India puts up art collection at UNESCO Paris exhibition.

Air India has been invited by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to participate in the International Women’s Day Exhibition at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Air India had put up a selection of 15 paintings of Ms. B. Prabha from its collection for this prestigious international event, which was inaugurated on… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines Conducts Media Tour of Aircraft Maintenance Facilities.

In November, Hong Kong Airlines has conducted a behind the scenes media tour of its aircraft maintenance processes and facilities at Hong Kong International Airport. Senior management representatives of the airline were on hand to provide a detailed explanation as on-lookers witnessed a rare jet engine replacement take place in the maintenance hangar. “Our intention is… Read More ›

All Nippon Airways

ANA to become world’s first airline to have all flight and cabin crew equipped with iPads.

ANA Group, Japan‘s largest airline group, today announces that it is to equip all of its approximately 2,500 flight crew with an iPad, in addition to the already equipped cabin crew. The move, which will involve ANA producing electronic versions of the flight manual, is part of ANA’s Corporate Strategy for FY2012-13 to support corporate… Read More ›

Air France – KLM: JULY 2012 TRAFFIC.

Air France – KLM – Passenger business July 2012 traffic rose 1.1% for capacity up 1.6%, leading to a slight (-0.4 point) decline in load factor, which remained at the high level of 86.9%. The number of passengers amounted to 7.43 million, up 1.5%. Unit revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) ex-currency was up relative to… Read More ›

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