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Transfer of A380 MSN4 to the Le Bourget aerospace museum.

As part of its contribution to preserving aviation heritage, Airbus will be transferring four of its test aircraft to museums: the Museum of Air and Space in Paris-Le Bourget and Aeroscopia in Toulouse. These aircraft comprise: A320 MSN1, recently withdrawn from the test aircraft fleet; A340-600 MSN360; A380 MSN2 and A380 MSN4. These aircraft will… 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 ›

Bangkok Airways Organizes Coconut Trees Planting Activity in Koh Samui

Bangkok Airways recently organized a coconut trees planting activity in alignment with its on-going CSR campaign called  “Love Earth, Save Earth: Love Samui, Save the Coconut Trees”, which aims to encourage the people of Koh Samui to plant more coconut trees. The event was held on Saturday 19th November 2016 at Wat Chaeng Nok, Koh… Read More ›

Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet

An Ariane 5 rocket has launched four additional Galileo satellites, accelerating deployment of the new satellite navigation system. The Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 13:06 GMT (14:06 CET, 10:06 local time) carrying Galileo satellites 15–18. The first pair was released 3 hours 35 minutes and… Read More ›

Air China Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft

Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines… Read More ›

Jet Airways enhances domestic connectivity with the introduction of widebody services

Wide-body Airbus A330s to operate on the Mumbai – Delhi – Mumbai and Delhi – Kolkata – Delhi route. New direct flight – 9W 911/912 to connect Kochi with Delhi. Two additional domestic frequencies between Delhi and Kolkata (9W 901/902) and Bengaluru and Kolkata (9W 655/678) being introduced.   Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline,… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney and CCAT Announce New CT Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), announced the launch of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program – a collaboration of talented, young employees who play the role of manufacturing industry ambassadors to area youth. Pratt & Whitney is the first… Read More ›

Garuda Indonesia Kicks Off Global Roadshow For Global Sukuk Bond.

Garuda Indonesia, the national airline of Indonesia, announced that it would begin the roadshow for its forthcoming Global Sukuk Bond on 19 May 2015, having secured an approval for the issuance of the US$ 500 million worth of bonds at the Extraordinary General Shareholder’s Meeting conducted in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 15 May 2014. The Global… Read More ›

Beechcraft secures order from Wheels Up for next installment of King Air 350i aircraft.

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) that Wheels Up has exercised its option to purchase the next 35 King Air 350i turboprops from its initial order placed in 2013. The additional aircraft will help expand the membership-based… Read More ›

An Icelandair Boeing 757-200 landing at Keflavik in 2007.

Profitable organic growth in Q2 2012.

  EBITDA 28.8 million USD, increasing by USD 11.8 million between years Increase in income 15% from the corresponding quarter of last year Net cash from operations USD 72.2 million, as compared to USD 42.9 million in the preceding year Equity ratio was 31% Björgólfur Jóhannsson, president and CEO “The results from the Company operations… Read More ›

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