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Mexicana de Aviación orders 20 Embraer E2 aircraft

Mexicana de Aviación, Mexico state-owned carrier, has ordered 20 Embraer E2 aircraft. The deal is for 10 E190-E2 and 10 E195-E2 jets. Deliveries will begin in 2Q25. Mexicana will configure the E190-E2 with 108 seats, and the E195-E2 with 132 seats – both in a single class layout. Mexicana will be the first E2 operator in Mexico, benefitting from the E2's low operati...

Airways Aviation announces opening in Italy

Airways Aviation, a global leader in aviation training, is thrilled to announce the planned opening of its new Training Facility next month at Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Italy. The new classrooms and offices are located within the “Palazzina Comando” (Commanders Building), part of the renowned Volandia Aviation Museum and directly adjacent to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) Term...

Rolls-Royce expands business aviation services network for its growing CorporateCare customer base

Rolls-Royce is further strengthening its business aviation services infrastructure in Europe by adding Airline Support Baltic to its global network of Authorised Service Centers. Authorised Service Centers are an essential element of the Rolls-Royce services portfolio and add to the existing global service capabilities for its expanding CorporateCare customer base. Growing in the business avi...

Emirates joins IATA Turbulence Aware Platform, becomes first airline to integrate flight data for real-time accuracy

Emirates joined IATA Turbulence Aware Platform. It will also be the first airline to integrate the IATA platform within the latest version of Lido mPilot, the mobile navigation solution from Lufthansa Systems. Bringing these platforms together offers a wealth of data, combined with new technologies that make up-to-the-minute, highly accurate turbulence information and forecasts available...

Alaska Airlines invests in new world-class training facility to support flight attendants, pilots and more

A new future for Alaska Airlines' employees and their careers begins today with the purchase of a facility that will become home to the airline's world-class training programs. The new training hub will enhance the training experience for flight attendants, pilots, customer service agents and more, as well as centralize operations into one facility. Alaska already houses nin...

Leonardo launches new localised maintenance service capabilities in the UK

Leonardo continues to expand the level of service proximity and capabilities in the helicopter market by launching new projects in the UK through a long-term partnership with Aldenham Aviation Ltd. Starting with an existing building and infrastructure at London Elstree Aerodrome, operations target Part 145 maintenance capabilities to be in place within autumn this year. Further projects planned wi...

Milestone 400th Cessna Citation Latitude production rollout

Textron Aviation has rolled out of production and is expected to be delivered later this year. Certified in 2015, the Citation Latitude has been the world’s most-delivered midsize business jet for eight consecutive years and has proved a hit with customers due to its reliability, versatility and impressive 2,700-nautical mile range. Assembly of the Citation Latitude features a variety o...

Focused on operations and ground infrastructure Lilium and Luxaviation take partnership to next phase

 Lilium and Luxaviation Group are expanding partnership. The expansion will unlock and leverage ExecuJet network of FBOs—together with newly developed locations—to create electrified ground infrastructure for the Lilium Jet in key markets across Europe initially, with further sites in the Middle East planned. Part of the Luxaviation Group, ExecuJet is an industry leader in gr...

15 years of flydubai

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai sated: "Today, on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of flydubai, I would like to congratulate the team at flydubai on the success they have achieved since their inaugural flight to Beirut on 01 June 2009. flydubai has been inspired by the success and ambition of Dubai, which has been and continues to be a key contributor to th...

EHang secures RMB113 Million order for 50 units of EH216-S eVTOLs from Xishan Tourism

EHang has signed a MoU with Xishan Tourism to jointly develop the low-altitude economy in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, China. Concurrently with the signing of the MoU, Xishan Tourism has placed a purchase order for 50 units of EHang’s EH216-S pilotless eVTOL aircraft, and has paid the total contract price of RMB113 million (USD15.6 million) to EHang. Meanwhile, Xishan Touris...

easyJet and SR Technics mark the acquisition of maintenance facility in Malta

easyJet and SR Technics have today finalised an agreement which sees the airline acquire the SR Technics maintenance facility in Malta. The signing ceremony, which took place with the Prime Minister, Dr Robert Abela in attendance, was held at the maintenance hangar today and signals the handover of the facility to easyJet. easyJet will now undertake heavy maintenance on its growing...

RIX Riga Airport profit in 2023 – EUR 1.6 million

Company' audited annual report for 2023 shows that last year, RIX Riga Airport worked with a significant increase in turnover, the number of passengers served and the number of flights, and closed the financial year with a profit of EUR 1.6 million. The company's net turnover in 2023 reached EUR 72.5 million – 25 % more than in 2022. The increase in net turnover was faci...