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Wizz air announces operations from lviv, its second Ukrainian airport

NEW WIZZ ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today its re-start of operations from Lviv, which will become the carrier’s second Ukrainian airport with a new low fare route from Lviv to Wroclaw in Poland. Starting 13 April 2017,… Read More ›

The Barcelona – Bogota route now on the new Boeing 787’s.

The Boeing Dreamliner 787, the most modern aircraft on Avianca’s fleet, will now serve the Barcelona – Bogota route. With the inclusion of this aircraft to the Bogota – Barcelona – Bogota route on January 2, Avianca now operates all routes between Europe and Colombia in these modern aircraft. The incorporation of the B787 to… 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 ›

Barcelona – Bogotá on Avianca’s new boeing 787

The Boeing Dreamliner 787, the most modern aircraft on Avianca’s fleet, will now serve the Barcelona – Bogota route. With the inclusion of this aircraft to the Bogota – Barcelona – Bogota route on January 2, Avianca now operates all routes between Europe and Colombia in these modern aircraft. The incorporation of the B787 to… Read More ›

Ryanair’s Mobile App Ranked No.1 In Europe

RECORD DOWNLOADS, USAGE & APP RATINGS Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Jan) revealed that its improved mobile app has received over 17m downloads, making it the number one airline app in Europe on both iOS and Android, as it reported record app usage from customers. Visits from the app increased by 70% in the… Read More ›

Pilatus Sells 21 PC-21s, Including 17 for the French Air Force

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is delighted to announce the signing of three PC-21 fleet orders by end of December 2016, for a total of 21 PC-21s, of which 17 are for the French Air Force and two each for the Royal Jordanian Air Force and QinetiQ, a British company which operates the “Empire Test Pilots’ School“…. Read More ›

Lufthansa Mobile now offers prepaid SIM cards

One SIM card for the whole world: Lufthansa Mobile enables low cost telephone calls and data with full cost control in over 180 countries. Lufthansa Mobile now meets the so-called “always on” customer demand for those travelling, and at low cost. The prepaid tariff is a welcome opportunity for both holidaymakers and business travellers who… Read More ›

Beechcraft introduces special mission enhancements for the King Air 350 platform

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai that the company is now offering Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engines for improved performance on its King Air 350HW and King Air 350ER turboprops. In… Read More ›

Air France welcomes its first Boeing 787

At 9 am on Friday 2 December, Air France welcomed its very first Boeing 787. On this occasion, and as is our custom, firefighters at Paris-Charles de Gaulle gave the aircraft the traditional water salute. Franck Terner, Air France CEO stated: “It is with great pride and honour today that Air France takes delivery of… Read More ›

EASA signs a new Memorandum of Cooperation with SESAR

Today EASA signed a new Memorandum of Cooperation with the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) at the EU High Level Conference on Drones in Warsaw. This new MoC replaces the existing agreement between EASA and SJU  to promote collaboration on SESAR 2020, the next phase of research and development (R&D) on air traffic management. The MoC… Read More ›

Dassault Falcon Service Inaugurates Bordeaux-Mérignac Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Facility

Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, today inaugurated its new maintenance facility in Bordeaux-Mérignac intended to meet the increase in repair and overhaul services for the Falcon 7X and other new Falcon models. Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman/CEO, and Jean Kayanakis, DFS General Manager, oversaw the ceremony attended by a host of… 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 ›

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 ›

Royal Jordanian Announces its Sponsorship of C.D. Leganés in La Liga

Royal Jordanian announced that it is now the main sponsor and the “Official Airline Partner” of Club Deportivo Leganés for the remainder of the 2016/2017 La Liga football season that will end on May 21, 2017. This partnership was announced to the public in a press conference held in Madrid on Nov. 4 with the… Read More ›

LOT TO BECOME A STRATEGIC PARTNER OF THE ESTONIAN NATIONAL CARRIER NORDICA – NEW CONNECTIONS FROM WARSAW AND TALLINN

The Polish carrier is strengthening its presence in Baltic states. LOT has executed a strategic partnership agreement with the Estonian national carrier – Nordica, and is intending to take up 49% of shares in its subsidiary – Regional Jet, which operates  a fleet of modern regional planes from the Bombardier CRJ family. Starting on the… Read More ›

airBaltic to launch Riga – Odessa

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Odessa on March 26, 2017. The new route will offer a new summer holiday destination for travellers from the Baltics, as well as convenient travel options to Riga and beyond to destinations in Western Europe, Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the CIS. Wolfgang Reuss,… Read More ›

ExoMars arrives at the Red Planet

The ExoMars 2016 mission will enter orbit around the Red Planet on 19 October. At the same time, its Schiaparelli lander will descend to the surface. Representatives of traditional and social media are invited to attend a two-day event at ESA’s ESOC control centre in Darmstadt, Germany. ExoMars is a joint endeavour between ESA and Russia’s… Read More ›

Way forward for Air/Ground Data Communication Services in Europe

  The 41 Member States of EUROCONTROL have mandated the Agency to prepare for the deployment of the European Air/Ground Data Communication Service (EAGDCS). A Directive to this effect from the Organisation’s governing body has been approved, in full consistency with the European Union Council Decision in June this year (2016/1124) that entrusted EUROCONTROL with… Read More ›

EUROCONTROL, the FAA and the EU issue their latest report on the U.S./Europe Comparison of Air Traffic Management-Related Operational Performance

The 2015 Comparison of Air Traffic Management-Related Operational Performance has just been released. This U.S./Europe benchmarking report updates the previous edition which was published two years ago. The document is a joint publication of the Air Traffic Organization System Operations Services of the FAA and EUROCONTROL on behalf of the European Union in the interest… Read More ›

EU and China launch €10 million aviation cooperation project.

Take-off of a new technical cooperation action implemented by EASA and CAAC. A new chapter in EU–China aviation relations started today, with the official launch of the EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP). The 5-year, €10 million project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and partners, will link technical cooperation with policy dialogue between… Read More ›

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