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Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence sign agreement to establish local helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility

  Operations are expected to start in mid-2020 in Melbourne to support Australian MRH Taipan (NH90), foreign NH90s and civil helicopter main gear boxes This latest step by Leonardo reflects a strong commitment to positioning the customer at the centre of any activity undertaken by the Company Leonardo has been operating in Australia for more… Read More ›

Hurry up! Fabulous February Fares promo extended until March 5!

The airline will keep offering these highly attractive, better-than-low-cost fares on all its route network for Economy Class tickets until March 5, 2018. President/CEO Stefan Pichler said: “Due to the heavy demand that this incredible sales promo is witnessing, Royal Jordanian is glad to respond to its guests’ wishes to extend the campaign for another… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters and UK Ministry of Defence sign Follow-on Support Arrangement for RAF Puma Mk2.

Airbus Helicopters and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a Follow-on Support Arrangement contract to provide support to the Royal Air Force Puma 2 fleet over the planned service life of the aircraft. The contract, worth an initial £100 million, is the first of two pricing periods which will see Airbus Helicopters provide… Read More ›

Airbus displays comprehensive range of weapons for armed C295

Airbus Defence and Space is showcasing its new C295 Armed ISR (Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance) version at the Dubai Airshow. A C295 is exhibited on static display flanked by a wide range of weapons which have been selected to be integrated onto this versatile platform. The company has signed a series of agreements with air-to-surface… Read More ›

Ballast Nedam and ULC Groep redesign KLM Crown Lounge at Schiphol

Today, Royal Schiphol Group and KLM awarded the contract for the redesign and extension of the international KLM Crown Lounge to Ballast Nedam and ULC Groep. The work will include adding a new floor to the lounge, building an outdoor terrace and a new interior design. When work is completed, the lounge will approximately have… Read More ›

Boeing Awarded $2.1B for Third KC-46A Tanker Production Lot

The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] $2.1 billion for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. This order is the third low-rate initial production lot for Boeing. The first two came in August 2016 and included seven and 12 planes, respectively, as well as spare parts. Boeing… Read More ›

airberlin to improve flight programme to Italy

airberlin will optimise its flight times to Italy this summer and increase the frequency and capacity for important city connections as part of its new network strategy. The changes aim to improve connections of airberlin’s flights at its two hubs of Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf. The strategically important connections from Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf to Rome and… Read More ›

AZAL’s winter campaign: up to 20 percent discount on air tickets

AZAL‘s winter campaign: up to 20 percent discount on air tickets. Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced a new winter campaign on popular tourist destinations. A discount of up to 20 percent will be applied while buying economy class “round-trip” air tickets in the period from January 15 to February 28, 2017 on the following directions when… Read More ›

Turkish Airlines adds a new route to its African network.

Conakry (Republic of Guinea) will be 296th destination in 120 country that to be served by the national flag carrier.   Turkish Airlines, ranked the “Most Valuable Brand of Turkey”* adds yet another city and country to its African network. The capital city of Republic of Guinea, Conakry is joining the network on January 30th… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter’s Customer Support Moves Forward with Velocity into 2017

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced significant progress with its customer service – continuing to provide the best customer support in the industry. “In 2016 we launched a brand new support solution, our Customer Advantage Plans (CAP), and strengthened our support network, adding four new service centers  across the globe,” said Glenn… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific to launch new seasonal service to Barcelona in Summer 2017

New four-times weekly operation with the Airbus A350 directly links Hong Kong and the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region for the first time; complements current services to Madrid  Cathay Pacific today announced that it will introduce a new four-times weekly seasonal service between Hong Kong and Barcelona from 2 July 2017 (subject to government approval),… Read More ›

Sun, city or snow? Find the perfect winter holiday with Monarch from £155!

With the cold weather set to sweep the UK this week why not book a winter getaway with Monarch? Whether you prefer winter sun or a city break there are some excellent prices to be found in January and February. For those that prefer the snow, Monarch offers a traditional winter holiday to Lapland with… Read More ›

RJ organizes a trip to Aqaba for the children of King Hussein Cancer Center

On the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the national carrier of Jordan marked on December 15, Royal Jordanian held a trip from Amman to Aqaba for the children who receive medical treatment at King Hussein Cancer Center. The trip was organized by RJ in cooperation with King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Center and the… Read More ›

Pictures of the day: Embraer

On August 19, 1969, Embraer – Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. was founded. With the support of the Brazilian Government, a company was born that was to turn locally-produced science and technology into one of the major players in the global aeronautical industry. Our first mission was to produce and market the Bandeirante, a turboprop… Read More ›

TAP doubles number of flights to Marrakesh

From 1 November, TAP is doubling the number of flights it offers between Lisbon and Marrakesh to 10 per week. This increase in the number of flights between the two cities reinforces TAP’s commitment to the links between Portugal and Morocco, with its 14 flights per week to Casablanca and four per week to Tangier… Read More ›

OGMA gets French military aviation authority approval – FRA145

OGMA hosted this Thursday, 6 October, a delegation from DSAE (Direction de la Sécurité Aeronatique d’État) headed by Brigadier General Marc de Bouvier, who is in charge of Airworthiness issues, for the formal presentation of OGMA with the FRA 145 Approval. This certification, awarded by DSAE, the authority that manages the military and state aviation… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines sets sail for Armenia in 2017

From March 2017 onwards, Brussels Airlines will operate flights to Armenia. The capital Yerevan will be served one day a week from Brussels Airport, and in July and August two times a week. The fascinating country in the Caucasus region is currently not connected to Brussels Airlines yet. Brussels Airlines continues its network growth and… Read More ›

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