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Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft

Valued at $49.5 billion, this is Airbus’ largest single announcement ever Dubai, 15 November 2017 – Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United… Read More ›

flydubai commits to US$ 27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Third aircraft order in airline’s 8-year history Dubai-based flydubai today announced a commitment to a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet.  This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history and follows orders placed in 2008 and 2013. … Read More ›

Sichuan Airlines signs A350 XWB Flight Hour Services (FHS) components support and AiRTHM agreement with Airbus

Airbus’ expertise in services secures highest performance and operations of airline’s fleet  Sichuan Airlines, an all-Airbus-fleet airline based in Chengdu, has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) and Airbus Real Time Health Monitoring Service (AiRTHM) to provide components and predictive maintenance support securing the highest service level and operations for its new fleet of four… 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 ›

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 ›

Rolls-Royce wins SelectCare™ order from Lufthansa for Trent engines

Image Courtesy: Lufthansa Rolls-Royce has won an order from Lufthansa, one of the largest aviation groups in the world, for SelectCare services covering Trent 500 engines on its Airbus A340 aircraft operated by the airline. SelectCare is a fixed price overhaul service agreement that includes a suite of supplementary services that allow customers to benefit… 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 ›

IAG Tops 100 Million Passengers In 2016

International Airlines Group (IAG) carried more than 100 million passengers in 2016, a record for the Group. In total, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling carried 100,675,056 passengers which was up by 14 per cent compared to 2015. IAG’s chief executive, Willie Walsh, said: “This month, IAG celebrates its sixth birthday and our airlines… Read More ›

American Airlines Introduces New Basic Economy Fare Download PDF (English)

American Airlines (Nasdaq:AAL) today announced it will begin selling Basic Economy fares in addition to the wide range of Main Cabin fares currently offered. These no-frills tickets provide a simple and affordable way to experience American’s network, and provide customers the option to pay for the services they want. Basic Economy fares will go on… Read More ›

90% Of Ryanair Flights On-Time In November

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (20 Dec) released its November customer service statistics, which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with: 90% of almost 50,000 flights in November arriving on-time (down slightly due to bad weather) Less than 1.5 complaints per 1,000 customers Less than 1 bag complaint per 5,000 customers… 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 ›

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 ›

New London Luton Route To Dusseldorf Weeze Launched

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Nov) further expanded its London Luton summer 2017 schedule with a new route to Dusseldorf Weeze, starting in March, in addition to a new Faro route, which will deliver 2m customers p.a. and support 1,500* jobs at London Luton Airport. Ryanair’s summer 2017 schedule will also see more frequencies… Read More ›

94% Of Ryanair Customers Satisfied With Flight Experience.

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Nov) released its ‘Rate My Flight’ statistics, which show that 94% of surveyed customers were happy with their overall flight experience in October. Over 17,000 customers used the ‘Rate My Flight’ function in the Ryanair app in October (an increase of 7,000 from September), ranking their overall experience, boarding,… Read More ›

Christmas Digital Gift Vouchers Launched

GIVE THE GIFT OF FLYING THIS CHRISTMAS Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (8 Nov) launched an enhanced digital gift voucher service, the perfect gift this Christmas for family and friends looking to travel on one of Ryanair’s 1,800 routes across Europe and North Africa. Ryanair’s digital gift vouchers, which can be personalised with… Read More ›

New Faro Route Added To Belfast S 2017 Schedule

12 SUMMER ROUTES & 10% GROWTH TO 1.1M C’MERS Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (21 Oct) extended its Belfast summer 2017 schedule by adding a new twice weekly route to Faro which will operate between June and August, with 12 routes in total including Berlin, London and Milan, and will deliver over 1.1m customers… Read More ›

airBaltic Estonia Tour Extended for CS300

The Latvian airline airBaltic on October 5 welcomed Bombardier CS300 test jet in Tallinn – a key airport in the carrier’s home market. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “I was very excited to be onboard the CS300 in its historic first flight to Tallinn, and delighted to share this important moment with 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 ›

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