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Third plane bought under sanctions deal arrives in Iran

An Airbus A330 airliner arrived in Tehran on Saturday, the third of 200 Western-built passenger aircraft ordered by IranAir following the lifting of sanctions on Iran last year. The long-haul A330-200 landed at Tehran's Mehrabad airport, the official news agency IRNA reported,...

The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation

The European Union (EU) and South Asian states celebrated the launch of a new project today to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), will enhance aviation safety, promote institutional and industrial links, and mitigate t...

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airBaltic Adds New Summer Routes

This weekend the Latvian airline airBaltic, will switch to the summer flight schedule and start offering popular destinations, thus linking the Baltic region with attractive summer vacation spots. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to enter this season with such a long list of new routes for your getaway this summer.” For the summe...

Emirates announces A380 service to the French Riviera, adds Monaco transfers by helicopter

Emirates announced the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second destination in France to welcome the iconic double decker, further stimulating demand for travel to the region. Nice is currentl...

Finnair Issues EUR 200 Million Bond

Finnair Plc issues a senior unsecured bond of EUR 200 million (the “Bond”). The Bond matures on 29 March 2022, it bears a fixed annual interest at the rate of 2.250 percent and has an issue price of 99.925 percent. The bond is callable before its final maturity. “Finnair’s prudent execution of its accelerated growth strategy and continued improvement in financi...

Thomas Cook launches new destinations for Summer 2018

Thomas Cook will tomorrow, 23 March, launch Summer 2018 with an exciting range of new destinations to choose from. These include the Olympus Riviera in Greece, which is exclusive to Thomas Cook in the UK, as well as Golden Sands in Bulgaria, Spain’s Costa Brava and Madeira. As well as new destinations, Thomas Cook is offering customers seven new own-brand hotels to choose from including t...

AAR Signs Landing Gear Contract with IndiGo, a Low-Cost Airline in India

AAR, a global leader in aviation aftermarket services, has signed an agreement with India’s largest airline, Interglobe Aviation Limited (“IndiGo”), to provide support for landing gear overhaul services. The contract includes up to 49 full ship sets of A320 landing gear, as well as assemblies and subassemblies, for the next five years. The agreement expands AAR Landi...

Lufthansa Systems acquires new customer Onur Air

Lufthansa Systems announced that Istanbul-based Turkish private airline Onur Air has opted for its Lido/Flight 4D solution. This new generation of the proven flight planning solution from Lufthansa Systems offers the airline a modern graphical user interface and extensive automation functions for flight planning and control processes. The two companies recently signed a five-year contract for the...

Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Delivery of Airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800

Boeing and Ryanair celebrated the delivery of the airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking an average delivery of 25 737-800s per year since 1999.   "Ryanair is proud to partner with Boeing and has operated an all-Boeing fleet since 1994," said Ryan...

Malaysia Airlines signs with Airbus for A350 XWB flight training

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has signed an agreement with the Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC) in Singapore to provide A350 XWB training to the carrier’s flight crew. The contract will cover complete courses for flight crew transition to the new A350 XWB, as well as regular recurrent training services.  The agreement was signed today at the Langkawi International Maritime and...

British Airways owner enters low-cost long-haul fray with new airline Level

The launch by British Airways’ owner of a low-cost long-haul airline could be a key staging post in the development of the growing trend for cheaper and longer flights. 'Level' has been unveiled by International Airlines Group as a low-cost, long-haul carrier operating out of Barcelona from June with flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana in the Dominic...

Alitalia’s board approves profitability strategy including €1bn in cost cuts by 2019

Alitalia’s board has approved a turnaround plan that will include cost cuts of €1 billion (Dh3.94bn) and an increase in the number of transatlantic flights as the airline seeks to achieve profitability by the end of 2019. The 2017-21 business strategy also envisages a 30 per cent rise in revenue to €3.7bn from €2.9bn by 2019 led by the effects of about €200 million of...

AZALJET launches flights from Azerbaijani regions to Moscow

AZALJET, low-cost brand of Azerbaijan Airlines, starts regular flights from Moscow Vnukovo Airport to Azerbaijani regions - Ganja and Gabala from March 15. On the occasion of the first Moscow-Ganja flight a solemn event was held with the participation of AZAL vice-president Eldar Hajiyev and Director General of Vnukovo Airport Vasily Alexandrov on March 15. Moscow-Ganja flights will be opera...

airBaltic CS300 Logs 1000 Hours

The Latvian airline airBaltic has completed more than 500 flights and flown over 1000 block hours with the brand new Bombardier CS300 aircraft – the greenest commercial aircraft in the world. Martin Sedlacky, Chief Operations Officer of airBaltic: “This is the best entry in service of a new aircraft type for airBaltic. The CS300 beats our expectations, and we are very happy. We...

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Third plane bought under sanctions deal arrives in Iran

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Finnair Issues EUR 200 Million Bond

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The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation

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AAR Signs Landing Gear Contract with IndiGo, a Low-Cost Airline in India

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Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Delivery of Airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800

Boeing and Ryanair celebrated the delivery of the airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-c...