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EASA at AERO 2018: A vision for the future of General Aviation (GA)

Implementation of EASA’s simpler, lighter and better rules for the GA community has started to happen – milestones have been reached – enabling safe innovative technologies and safety promotion a growing priority At this year’s AERO international GA fair (Friedrichshafen, Germany, 18th– 21st April 2018), EASA Certification Director Trevor Woods and his team presented the latest… Read More ›

Air France offers additional flights for spring

To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights. – The week-end of 8 April… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce wins $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines to power 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The engines will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®, which improves engine reliability, increases time on wing, and maximises the engine’s contribution to business performance. This builds on a previous SIA Group order… Read More ›

Air France will exceptionally lease its Boeing 787 to Barcelona, for the Mobile World Congress

Air France offers its customers participating in the Mobile World Congress, an international gathering for the mobile industry, the possibility to travel on board its latest-generation Boeing 787 aircraft. Two round-trips connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle to mobile world capital Barcelona, will be exceptionally operated by Boeing 787, with a capacity of 276 seats. Flight schedules… Read More ›

airberlin expands airgusto restaurant service

Now available on long-haul from Dusseldorf, New York and Abu Dhabi airberlin is extending its globally unique airgusto restaurant service. From 1 February 2017, it will also be available on all long-haul flights from Dusseldorf and for the first time on flights from New York and Abu Dhabi. airberlin introduced the restaurant service on long-haul… Read More ›

KLM carried more than 30 million passengers in 2016

KLM has carried 30.4 million passengers last year – a new record. This is an increase of 6.4% compared to 2015. The increase was highest on European routes (7.8%), where we carried more than 20 million passengers for the first time. Load factor rose slightly by 0.8 of a percentage point compared to 2015. “The… Read More ›

Derco Aerospace, Inc. Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Arkwin Industries, Inc.

Derco Aerospace, Inc., (a subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company), announced today that it signed a distribution agreement with Arkwin Industries, Inc. as the exclusive provider of Arkwin materials to international customers effective January 1, 2017. Arkwin is the leading equipment manufacturer of hydraulic, engine control/fuel system, and thrust reverser components for defense applications… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins signs support contract for Airbus Beluga fleet

Company will provide repair services through its Toulouse, France facility Rockwell Collins has signed a repair agreement with Airbus SAS to support its fleet of five A300-600ST (Super Transporter) Beluga aircraft. The Beluga fleet is responsible for transporting aircraft parts between Airbus facilities. “We are committed to the success of Airbus’ missions, whether it’s their… 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 ›

TAP Maintenance & Engineering is the world’s first MRO to perform Sharklet Retrofit on the A319 Corporate Jet

  TAP Maintenance & Engineering (TAP M&E) performed the world’s first Sharklet retrofit of an in-service ACJ319 VIP on behalf of Airbus Corporate Jets, as part of the first turn-key project for Comlux The Aviation Group. All the work was carried out by TAP M&E Unit based at the Company’s Headquarters in Lisbon, being this… Read More ›

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth.

•    Dedicated, focused network carrier will serve higher-yielding markets from Berlin and Dusseldorf, with a core fleet of 75 aircraft, as a  leaner, more efficient business •    Touristic business separated into an independently operating  business unit as strategic options are evaluated •    Up to 40 aircraft to be provided to the Lufthansa Group*, reducing excess… Read More ›

Austrian to be official carrier of Austrian Olympic Team.

Austrian to be official carrier of Austrian Olympic Team: Austrian flies Austrian athletes, trainers, equipment and sports equipment to Sochi Tried-and-tested cooperation between Austrian Airlines and Austrian Olympic Committee (ÖOC) for past 21 years President and General Secretary of ÖOC and Austrian Chief Executive signed cooperation agreement Austrian Airlines is once again to act as… Read More ›

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