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Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Carrier’s First 737 MAX Jet

Fast-growing Chinese carrier has doubled its fleet in less than five years; plans to double it again Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX airplane and the 200th Boeing jet to Xiamen Airlines, a fast-growing Chinese carrier that has doubled its fleet in less than five years and has plans t...

Norwegian introduces temperature search to find your ideal destination

First low-cost airline in the UK to introduce temperature filter to select flights Norwegian launches a brand-new feature on its website that allows customers to find their next destination based on their preferred temperature – a first by a low-cost airline in the UK. Holidaymakers...

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Etihad Airways to Optimize Operations with Crew Management Solutions

Boeing has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, to provide multiple crew management solutions to support the planning and operation of the airline's 7,500 crewmembers. Through the agreement, Etihad Airways will integrate Crew Pairing, Rostering and Fatigue Risk Management solutions to optimize planning, crew satisfaction and...

AviationCV.com: hard lessons of the lack of pilot’s personality assessment

When it comes to finding the right pilot to fly commercial aircraft, experience in the cockpit is not enough. While aviators are now required to have at least 500 flight hours under the belt, not to mention work history and other documents, airlines are now looking for what is the best fit to their company – personality. “There is quite specific regulation on what credentials and as...

Ryanair Full Year Profits Rise 10% To €1.45bn

Ryanair today (21 May) reported a 10% increase in full year profit after tax to €1.45bn, as lower fares (down 3%) stimulated 9% traffic growth to over 130m guests, and an industry leading 95% load factor. Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary said: “We are pleased to report a 10% increase in profits, with an unchanged net margin of 20%, despite a 3% cut in air fares, durin...

Report Confirms Contribution Made By Ryanair & LCCs To European Economy & Integration

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, welcomed the findings of a research project carried out by CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies) exploring the impact of low-cost carriers in Europe in terms of integration and patterns of mobility. The report, titled ‘Low-Cost Airlines: Bringing the EU Closer Together’*, considered several channels to assess the extent of the contribut...

Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline enjoy an expanded branding and consumer activation presence at over 15 races on the FIA Formula One...

G. Ziemelis: Real Benefits to Aviation from a Virtual Source

From video games to aviation, and even video games about aviation, virtual reality has a strong foothold in society; and thanks to rapidly developing technologies virtual reality is earning an invaluable place in the very real field of aviation. More effective training for pilots and mechanics In the purest sense, virtual reality is already implemented effectively in flight training through...

Delegation on air traffic network management in Europe got acquainted with Azerbaijani civil aviation’s achievements

A delegation of the Network Manager Operations Centre - NMOC, headed by Joe Sultana, Director of the Centre, paid a working visit to Baku today. During  the visit, the guests got acquainted with Azerbaijani civil aviation facilities, including “Azeraeronavigation” Air Traffic Control Department and the new airport complex of the Heydar Aliyev International Airpor...

Aircraft to Support Ukrainian Flag Carrier’s Medium-Haul Network

CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC (“CDB Aviation”), a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced the completion of the delivery of two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Ukraine’s flag carrier Ukraine International Airlines (“UIA”). The aircraft delivered from CDB Aviation’s order book with...

airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Sochi

The Latvian airline airBalticyesterday, on May 14, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airportto Sochi International Airport. The new route offers new travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia with convenient connections via Riga. In addition, this summer Sochi will beone of the host cities for 2018 FIFA World Cup and the new connection via Riga will o...

Air Italy Receives Its First Boeing 737 Max In Striking New Livery

His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, hosts a press conference at the Boeing Everett Delivery Centre in Seattle to receive the aircraft New fleet will provide travellers in Italy with an innovative, sophisticated and stylish carrier, offering an enhanced travel experience Qatar Airways previously strengthened its commitment to Air Italy in 20...

Lufthansa Group on successful path of modernization

Company presents best result in its history at Annual General Meeting Shareholders shall profit with a 60 percent higher dividend "The Lufthansa Group has become more modern, significantly more efficient and more profitable in all areas," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "Everyone has benefited from the modernization: Our custom...

Azeraeronavigation introduces the most modern innovative air navigation system AIM

Azeraeronavigation Air Traffic Control Department (AZANS) under CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines completed the process of introducing integrated aeronautical information management system AIM. Such a fully integrated system was first introduced among all other countries of the post-Soviet space.  The new system reflects the System Wide Information Management (SWIM) concept in accordance with the g...

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Norwegian introduces temperature search to find your ideal destination

First low-cost airline in the UK to introduce temperature filter to select flights Norwegian launches a brand-new feature on its website that allows customers to find their next destination ba...

AIR ASTANA CELEBRATES 16th YEAR WITH OPENING OF NEW AVIATION TECHNICAL CENTRE IN ASTANA

Largest aircraft repair centre in Central Asia offers services to national and international carriers across the region Air Astana, the award-winning Kazakh flag carrier, marked its 16th anniversar...

Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Carrier’s First 737 MAX Jet

Fast-growing Chinese carrier has doubled its fleet in less than five years; plans to double it again Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX airplane and the 200th Boeing jet to Xiamen Airline...

AviationCV.com: hard lessons of the lack of pilot’s personality assessment

When it comes to finding the right pilot to fly commercial aircraft, experience in the cockpit is not enough. While aviators are now required to have at least 500 flight hours under the belt, not to m...

Ryanair Full Year Profits Rise 10% To €1.45bn

Ryanair today (21 May) reported a 10% increase in full year profit after tax to €1.45bn, as lower fares (down 3%) stimulated 9% traffic growth to over 130m guests, and an industry leading 95% loa...

Etihad Airways to Optimize Operations with Crew Management Solutions

Boeing has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, to provide multiple crew management solutions to support the planning and operation o...