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To increase customer value Collins Aerospace expands ability to offer Inmarsat Jet ConneX service

A result of new agreement between Collins Aerospace and Inmarsat gives the possibility now work directly with Inmarsat to offer JetConneX (JX) high-speed internet service to business jet operators through a Level 1 Value Added Reseller (VAR) position. Already a VAR for the commercial airline and government market segments globally, this new agreement further strengthens the Collins Aeros...

60 more Airbus A220-300 aircraft ordered by JetBlue Airways

Order will add to JetBlue’s large fleet of Airbus planes JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 aircraft, the larger model of the new, industry-leading A220 series. “As we approach our 20th anniversary, the impressive range and economics of the highly efficient A220, combined with the outstanding performance of our existing fleet of Airbus A321 and restyled A320 a...

Ryanair UK got CAA's Issued AOC

Ryanair confirmed that the UK CAA has issued Ryanair UK with a UK AOC, which will allow this UK airline to operate UK domestic and UK to non-EU routes in a post-Brexit environment, if necessary.  Ryanair continues to call on the UK and EU to agree a transition deal from 31 March 2019, so that any disruption to flights and British consumer summer holidays in 2019 can be avoided. Rya...

ATR and Avation confirm order for eight ATR 72-600s

Avation PLC, the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, and ATR confirm Avation has entered into an options exercise to acquire a further eight new ATR 72-600 aircraft for scheduled deliveries between 2020 and 2022. Jeff Chatfield, Executive Chairman, commented: “This order for eight additional aircraft extends Avation’s order book and firm delivery horizon and continues the...

Most Punctual Airline in Europe - airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltichas retained its place as the most punctual airline in Europe and is the second most punctual in the world according to the OAGanalysts. They tracked the performance of over 58 million flight records in 2018 to create a ranking of the best on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s largest airlines and airports. airBaltichas been on the top of the...

2019 will be a year of crossroads for aviation industry

By Gediminas Ziemelis 2018 was an interesting year for airlines. On one hand there was the introduction of the blockchain bringing greater security to aircraft maintenance data while presenting an opportunity to one day revolutionize most aspects of aviation from training to the passenger experience. But going along with the big strides that were made in technology was the harsh contrast of a g...

U.S. start-up airline “Moxy” confirms order for 60 Airbus A220-300s

Low-cost carrier selects new Airbus model for operational efficiencies and passenger comfort The start-up U.S. airline code-named “Moxy” has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft.   Moxy is the new airline venture led by David Neeleman, one of the industry’s most innovative entrepreneurs and founder of JetBlue Airways. In addition to Jet...

Second brand-new Boeing 737 to the Chinese carrier delivered by AviaAM Leasing’s Joint Venture

AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in tailored aircraft leasing, reconfiguration and trading services, has announced that its Joint Venture company with the state-owned company Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has recently delivered its second brand-new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to the Chinese custome...

Finnair Increases Capacity To London For Summer 2019 With A Second Wide-Body Aircraft Upgauge And A New Daily Frequency

In line with its growth strategy, Finnair is adding capacity on its route between Helsinki and London Heathrow for the summer 2019 season starting on March 31, 2019. Finnair will add a new daily frequency to and from London Heathrow, operated with an A320 family aircraft. Providing good connection opportunities from London with Finnair’s oneworld partners, the new flight will leave...

Aviation Safety Network releases 2018 airliner accident statistics

The Aviation Safety Network today released the 2018 airliner accident statistics showing a total of 15 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 556 fatalities. Despite several high-profile accidents, the year 2018 was one of the safest years ever for commercial aviation, Aviation Safety Network data show. Yet, last year was worse than the five-year average. Over the year 2018, the Aviation Saf...

World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration handled at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo the first airline to support the eDGD standard · Pilot phase of Dakosy’s INFr8 shipping portal successfully launched. Lufthansa Cargo, using the INFr8 platform, has handled the world’s first dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from the globally active healthcare company Abbott based in...

Portuguese Aeronautical WEB Academy (AWA) got ALSIM AL250 FNPT II Flight Simulator

Alsim announced the sale of an AL250 flight simulator to AWA, a flight training school located near Lisbon Airport, with headquarters in Prior Velho, Portugal. The simulator is due to be delivered in April 2019. The AWA Board of Directors explained why they chose Alsim: “We were looking for a state-of-the-art simulator with excellent reliability. So we became interested in...