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Boeing triple delivery of 777 Freighters to Qatar Airways Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo took delivery of three Boeing 777 Freighters as the airline continues to build its cargo division with the world's largest and most capable twin-engine freighter. The milestone also marks the 200th 777 Freighter to be delivered. The triple delivery comes as air f...

JetBlue rings in the New Year with Its New Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

JetBlue announced it has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, marking the start of a new era for the airline's fleet. The aircraft – tail N3008J – is scheduled to arrive at JetBlue's home at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) this...


25 Million flight hours with CF34 engines - GE Aviation congratulates SkyWest Airlines

The largest CF34 operator reaches new milestone with its high-performing, all-GE fleet and extends its GE Material Support Agreement SkyWest Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyWest, is the first operator of GE Aviation’s CF34 aircraft engine to reach 25 million engine flight hours.   SkyWest reached the 25 million flight-hour milestone on December 22. The first SkyWest...

Vietravel Airlines & BAA Training Vietnam sign a long-term partnership agreement

BAA Training Vietnam and Vietravel Airlines have recently signed a long-term partnership agreement to actively consolidate reliable and fruitful ties seeking to create value for both organizations. BAA Training has committed to the startup airline Vietravel, controlled by Vietnam’s leading tour operator Vietravel, to provide wet and dry Airbus A320 full-flight simulator l...

Aircalin took delivery of its first A320neo

New Caledonia Aircalin has taken delivery of its first A320neo. The aircraft joins two A330neo already delivered under the carrier’s fleet modernisation plan. With its new fleet the airline benefits from the lowest operating costs in the respective size categories, as well as the unique commonality between variants of the Airbus Family. Aircalin’s A320neo is powered by Pratt...

18 month collaboration result - RECARO Aircraft Seating luxury seat for Emirates first premium economy cabin

Recaro Aircraft Seating has revealed a luxury seat for Emirates’ first premium economy cabin. The customized seat design was a result of a collaboration between Recaro and Emirates, which began in April 2019 at a seat show held in parallel to the Aircraft Interiors Expo. The ergonomic shape of the seat (P...

Embraer E190 commenced revenue flights with Myanmar Airways International

Myanmar Airways International’s (MAI) first E190 commenced operations from Yangon on December 22, operating four flights throughout the day. In addition, MAI’s second E190 is due to arrive in the country on 23 December 2020 and the airline will expand its E190 routes to include nine destinations across the country, upgauging from the turboprops used by its sister airline Air KBZ. MAI h...

Emirates SkyCargo transports first batch of COVID-19 vaccines for Dubai Health Authority

Emirates SkyCargo has notched yet another milestone by flying in COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to the UAE for the first time for the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The vaccines were transported from Brussels on Emirates flight EK 182 on 22 December 2020, arriving at Dubai International Airport (DXB) at 22.15 local time. On arrival at DXB, the containers with the vaccines we...

Further modernization of FedEx Express fleet with first purpose-built regional ATR Freighter

FedEx Express recently took  delivery of the first ever purpose-built turboprop regional freighter to the FedEx fleet. This follows the company’s 2017 signing of a firm order of 30 aircraft, with the option to purchase 20 more. The aircraft will arrive at Shannon Airport and will be operated by ASL Airlines Ireland, a FedEx ATR operator since 2000, as part of the FedEx Express Feed...

Alaska Airlines boosts 737 MAX orders and options to 120 jets

Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced that the carrier is buying 23 more 737-9 airplanes, building on its original order and an agreement last month to acquire new 737-9s through lease. The new deal brings Alaska Airlines' total 737 MAX orders and options to 120 airplanes, which will give the fifth largest U.S. carrier the scale, efficiency and flexibility to expand as air travel recovers....

Belavia takes delivery of first Embraer E195-E2

Belavia took delivery today of their first E2 next generation Embraer aircraft in Brazil. The new aircraft is the first of three E195-E2 jets to be leased to Belavia by AerCap. The aircraft, configured in a comfortable dual class layout seating 125 passengers in total, seats 9 in business and 116 in economy. Belavia plans to deploy their new aircraft on popular routes such as London, Barcelona,...

Flying further - Uganda Airlines took delivery of its A330neo

Uganda Airlines, the country’s  flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines, which was established in 2019.  In line with the Company's strategy to keep offering its customers unbeatable economics, increased operational efficiency and superior passen...

Christmas order for an A330neo - Air Greenland

Air Greenland, the flag-carrier for Greenland, is the latest airline to order Airbus’ next generation A330neo widebody aircraft. The new A330-800 will replace the airline’s ageing Airbus A330-200ceo to secure operations linking the Arctic island with Denmark from end of 2022 onwards and beyond. Air Greenland’s CEO’s Jacob Nitter Sørensen said: “The A330...

Over 2 500 flights with airBaltic during December and January

During December 2020 and January 2021, airBaltic is planning to perform over 2 500 flights on over 45 routes from all three Baltic countries. In December, the most popular destinations are Amsterdam, Oslo and London. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “The safety and health of our employees and passengers has stood and will stand above all. We are adjusting...

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Helvetic Airways migrated to AeroCRS

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Around Half of airBaltic employees are vaccinated, New flights to Pisa, Valencia and Kos

airBaltic informs that during three days of vaccination 410 employees of the company have used the opportunity to receive their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine next to more employees who have alre...