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Great start of the year - Azorra orders 22 A220 family aircraft

Airbus has signed a purchase agreement with Azorra for twenty-two A220 Family aircraft including twenty A220-300s and two ACJ TwoTwenty aircraft. Azorra is a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, based aircraft lessor focused on executive, regional and mid-size (“crossover”) aircraft. Azor...

easyJet partners with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions on development of zero-emission aircraft

easyJet is working with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to support the development of its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system for commercial aircraft, as part of the airline’s ambition to de-carbonise aviation. Cranfield Aerospace Solutions is developing its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion s...


The evolution of airline revenue management

The airline industry was established as a separate sector of the aviation industry when air cargo and mail services commenced performing scheduled services in the United States. The airline industry's main revenue collections are contributed by passenger transportation and air cargo. The airline company was regarded as a healthy investment in the early days due to impressive turnover and immen...

Iraqi Airways took delivery of its first A220-300

Iraqi Airways, the national carrier of Iraq, has taken delivery of its first out of five A220-300 aircraft from Mirabel, Canada. Upon entry into service, Iraqi Airways will become one of the first airlines to operate the A220 in the Middle East region. With the A220, Iraqi Airways will benefit from the aircraft’s exceptional technical, economic and environmental performance. Iraqi Airways...

Health, hygiene top list of flight preference criteria, survey by Wingie finds

The commercial aviation sector has experienced considerable turbulence since Covid-19 first emerged in early 2020 – a year that saw global air travel decline by a staggering 67 percent. In the two years since, the pandemic has had a profound impact on passenger trends and preferences, a new survey by Germany-based travel site Wingie has found. “Covid has dramatically changed the att...

Antonov Airlines transports Turkish communication satellite to be launched by SpaceX

Antonov Airlines is a world leader in moving space components by air and completes up to three satellite-related cargo shipments last few months. Antonov Airlines in cooperation with Bollore Logistics Space has transported a Turkey’s new telecommunication satellite Turksat 5B on board one of its AN-124-100 aircraft from Toulouse, France, to Florida, USA, be launched by the US aerospace...

Qatar Airways Cargo is awarded IATA CEIV Live Animals certification

Qatar Airways Cargo has long been committed to ensuring that all animals entrusted to the airline for transportation, receive the best care both on the ground and in the air. Now, following six months of intense process and product audits, Qatar Airways Cargo is proud to announce that its strict adherence to the highest standards and relevant regulations has been accredited CEIV Live Animals certi...

Atlas Air Worldwide orders four Boeing 777 Freighters

 Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide announced an order for four 777 Freighters. The order, placed in December, rounds out a record-setting 2021 for Boeing's freighter family including new-production and converted models. Boeing has forecast that the global freighter fleet will grow by 70% in the next 20 years, with freight carriers such as Atlas Air supporting a rapidly expanding global...

Allegiant Air orders 50 Boeing 737 jets with options for 50 additional

Allegiant Travel Company signed an agreement with Boeing to purchase 50 new 737 MAX aircraft as part of the airline's ongoing efforts to modernize and expand its fleet.  The multi-year deal – Boeing's first with an ultra-low-cost carrier in the United States –  includes the purchase of 737-7 and 737-8-200 models, as well as options to purchase 50 a...

Volotea will compensate 25% of its carbon emissions by 2025

Volotea will offset 25% of its carbon emissions by 2025. The company, as a member of the A4E (Airlines for Europe) association, continues its commitment to achieve l 'European Union (EU) objective of decarbonising aviation by 2050.From 2021, Volotea will voluntarily offset 5% of its total CO2 emissions into the atmosphere and increase the percentage of carbon emissions to be offset by 5%...

DRCT goes live on AeroCRS

AeroCRS starts year 2022 with a new partnership and integration with DRCT.aero which is available on AeroCRS Network.  DRCT is a tech provider and an IATA-certified NDC aggregator. It is an official partner of more than 20 regional and international airlines, including Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France-KLM, Iberia, Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Ukraine International Airlines, and Oly...

CDB Aviation completed deliveries of 15 new Boeing aircraft to United

CDB Aviation announced the completion of deliveries of a fleet of fifteen new Boeing aircraft to U.S.-based United Airlines Holdings, Inc. The sale and leaseback transaction covered a fleet of two 787-9 Dreamliners and thirteen 737 MAX 8 aircraft, which were delivered between 2020 and 2021.  “We want to thank members of both the United and CDB Aviation teams who collaborated on struc...

Austrian Airlines: loan installments of 60 million euros repaid in 2021

After the early repayment of the first loan installment of 30 million euros in July 2021, Austrian Airlines repays another 30 million euros on 31 December 2021. By the end of 2021 the national carrier has repaid the first 60 million euros of the state-guaranteed loan with a total of 300 million. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the red-white-red airline is fulfilling its responsibility and meets the...

Airline and airport operational performance review 2021 is here

Cirium released its On-Time Performance Review 2021, the global standard for airline and airport operational performance. Cirium awarded Delta Air Lines with the Platinum Award, recognizing the Atlanta-based carrier as the world’s best performing airline of the year for Operational Excellence. The new annual award is presented to an airline with outstanding performance consideri...

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Jetstar unveils new livery for its Airbus NEO fleet as delivery countdown for first aircraft begins

In celebration of its 18th birthday today, Jetstar has unveiled the new livery for its world-class fleet of Airbus NEOs as the airline prepares to embark on a new era of flying. The first of...