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AviaAM Financial Leasing China concludes $500 million Aeroflot project

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, is delighted to announce that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has brought a $500 million-worth aircraft delivery project t...

Boeing, Turkish Industry Establish Aerospace Initiative

Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced the airline's intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalized. "The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world,"...

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Boeing, Japan Airlines Announce Order for Four 787-8 Dreamliners

Boeing and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an unidentified customer, is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL's Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes. "This order for additional 787 Dreamliners...

Air Cargo Community Frankfurt welcomes new members

On the occasion of their general meeting on 13th September 2017 at the IntercityHotel, the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt warmly welcomed their new members. As of now the freight forwarders a. hartrodt, AF Logistik, Bolloré and Hermes will support the work of the community. An additional member has also joined the group of airlines: BDA Logistics Innovation, specialized in time critical t...

Ryanair decision may cost them up to 53 million EUR in compensations

After messing up with planning pilots‘ holidays schedules, in the next 6 weeks Ryanair announced cancelling from 1680 to 2100 flights. The massive cancellations will affect around 400 thousand passengers. The grand plan was said to fight Ryanair’s low punctuality rate, but the day after, airline spokesman had to admit that it were staff holiday management mistakes what caused cancelati...

Ryanair Publishes List Of Flights To Be Cancelled Up To End Of October

Ryanair confirmed that it has published the full list of flight cancellations (now less than 50 per day) between Thurs 21st Sept. to Tues 31st Oct. next. These cancellations have been allocated where possible, to Ryanair’s bigger base airports, and routes with multiple daily frequencies so that Ryanair can offer these disrupted customers the maximum number of alternate flights and routes in...

airBaltic Performs 14 324 Flights During Three Summer Months

In August 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 386 597 passengers or 21% more than in the same period of 2016. For already the third month in a row it has been the biggest number of transported passengers in the airline’s history. During the first eight months of 2017, airBaltic has transported a total of 2 345 371 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS an...

Ryanair to cancel less than 2% of flights over next 6 weeks to improve punctuality

Ryanair announced that it would cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks (to the end of October) to improve its system-wide punctuality which has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September through a combination of ATC capacity delays and strikes, weather disruptions and the impact of increased holiday allocations to pilots and cabin crew as the airline moves to allocate ann...

Norwegian launches the UK’s cheapest direct flights to Denver and Seattle from just £179

Norwegian is expanding its trailblazing long-haul network by launching the UK’s cheapest direct flights to Denver and Seattle from just £179 one way. On 16th September, the airline will commence the only direct service from London Gatwick to Denver and the following day, 17th September, Norwegian’s first route to America’s Pacific Northwest will take flight, giving busin...

Cathay Pacific finalises order for 32 A321neo aircraft

World’s most efficient single-aisle for operation by Cathay Dragon Cathay Pacific Airways has finalised an order with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the Group, on services linking its Hong Kong home base with destinations across Asia. The purchase agreement firms up an MOU announced last month. The ne...

Outsourcing: A saving grace for Air Berlin?

Avia Solutions Group offers airlines a way to save up to 150 million euro per year It would be an underestimation to say that Air Berlin is having a bad year, topping even 2016, when the carrier reported a loss of 782 million euro. With Etihad out of the picture, and only a governmental loan of 150 million euro loan from Germany’s government keeping the carrier afloat, the airline is...

Jeju Air is South Korea’s first LCC to adopt SITAONAIR AIRCOM® FlightTracker

Jeju Air has become South Korea’s first low-cost carrier (LCC) to adopt SITAONAIR’s AIRCOM® FlightTracker, equipping the carrier to meet the incoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 2018 flight-tracking mandate. AIRCOM® FlightTracker has been deployed across Jeju Air’s fleet of 29 B737s. SITAONAIR’s market-leading solution meets the airline fligh...

Ryanair Announces Additional $300 Million Investment In Frankfurt

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, announced an additional three based aircraft to bring it to a total of 10 ($1billion) at Frankfurt Main airport. The Frankfurt summer 2018 schedule includes 38 (34 new) Frankfurt Main routes and 43 (1 new) Frankfurt Hahn routes which will deliver over 4.7m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s two Frankfurt airports next year. Ryanair’s Frankfurt S18...

Norwegian to open new pilot base in Dublin and recruit new pilots to support international growth

Norwegian will open a new pilot base at Dublin Airport later this year to support the airline’s growing international operations, including the new transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Belfast. Recruitment is now underway for new pilot positions for the Dublin base. Earlier this summer, Norwegian launched 24 weekly transatlantic flights from Cork, Shannon, Dublin and Belfas...

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Ryanair Publishes List Of Flights To Be Cancelled Up To End Of October

Ryanair confirmed that it has published the full list of flight cancellations (now less than 50 per day) between Thurs 21st Sept. to Tues 31st Oct. next. These cancellations have been allocated where...

Ryanair to cancel less than 2% of flights over next 6 weeks to improve punctuality

Ryanair announced that it would cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks (to the end of October) to improve its system-wide punctuality which has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks...

Cathay Pacific finalises order for 32 A321neo aircraft

World’s most efficient single-aisle for operation by Cathay Dragon Cathay Pacific Airways has finalised an order with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operate...

Norwegian to open new pilot base in Dublin and recruit new pilots to support international growth

Norwegian will open a new pilot base at Dublin Airport later this year to support the airline’s growing international operations, including the new transatlantic routes from Dublin, Cork, Shanno...

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airBaltic Crew Goes Green With iPads

The Latvian airline airBaltic has introduced Apple iPads to replace paper manuals and forms used by the cabin crew as a modernization investment, which will provide increased operational efficiency an...

AviaAM Financial Leasing China concludes $500 million Aeroflot project

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, is delighted to announce that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) –...

Ryanair decision may cost them up to 53 million EUR in compensations

After messing up with planning pilots‘ holidays schedules, in the next 6 weeks Ryanair announced cancelling from 1680 to 2100 flights. The massive cancellations will affect around 400 thousand p...

Air Cargo Community Frankfurt welcomes new members

On the occasion of their general meeting on 13th September 2017 at the IntercityHotel, the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt warmly welcomed their new members. As of now the freight forwarders a. hartrodt...

Ryanair Publishes List Of Flights To Be Cancelled Up To End Of October

Ryanair confirmed that it has published the full list of flight cancellations (now less than 50 per day) between Thurs 21st Sept. to Tues 31st Oct. next. These cancellations have been allocated where...

Boeing, Japan Airlines Announce Order for Four 787-8 Dreamliners

Boeing and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an un...

Boeing, Turkish Industry Establish Aerospace Initiative

Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced the airline's intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once final...