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GetJet Airlines completes summer fleet with Airbus A320 aircraft

Just in time for the busiest time of the year, IOSA-approved Lithuanian ACMI and charter carrier GetJet Airlines has completed its summer season fleet with the addition of an Airbus A320-200 unit, bringing the total number of family aircraft to eight. Registered under Lithuanian registration LY...

SmartLynx Airlines invests over 6 million euros in cabin interior upgrades

SmartLynx Airlines made a substantial investment exceeding 6 million EUR in upgrading cabin interiors and improving maintenance processes to elevate customer experience. These improvements are an integral part of the airline's cabin upgrade program, which started in 2023, encompassing the p...


St. Barth Executive orders P2012 STOL for regular services

St Barth Executive, French VIP airline based in the Caribbean, is the launch customer for Tecnam’s twin-engine, 11-seat P2012 STOL. The scheduled service from Guadeloupe (SBH/TFFR) to St Barth (SBH/TFFJ) will be the first to be operated under the AIR INTER ILES brand by St Barth Executive, with three flights per day and up to six flights per day during the high season. This 50-minute fl...

Universal Air releases its summer schedule with four new routes

Universal Air announced its summer schedule with the launch of four additional new routes from its base in Malta, to Cagliari in Sardinia, Perugia in Northern Italy, Nice in France, Prague in Czechia and between Cagliari and Prague alongside its current routes to Athens and Corfu in Greece, The Balearic island of Ibiza, Palermo in Sicily, and Pécs in Hungary. Earlier this mon...

LTPR deepened partnership with Frontier Airlines

Lufthansa Technik will provide base maintenance services for ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines’ Airbus A320 aircraft family under a new five-year contract. An additional agreement covers digital aircraft diagnostic services through the AVIATAR platform. Approximately 300 aircraft maintenance events are scheduled for Frontier Airlines in Puerto Rico over the next five years. This...

airBaltic invites to a unique Technical Department Open Day

airBaltic announces a unique Behind the Scenes Technical Department event on April 25, 2024 in its technical facilities in Riga—an unprecedented opportunity for professionals across various technical fields to explore the aviation industry from the inside and for those considering new career opportunities. This initiative is designed to attract individuals from diver...

Ground-breaking airport hydrogen trial next critical step on journey to achieving zero emission aviation

A ground-breaking airside hydrogen refuelling trial, led by easyJet and supported by several cross-industry partners, has been successfully completed at Bristol Airport – the first airport trial of its kind at a major UK airport. Hydrogen was used to refuel and power ground support equipment – specifically, baggage tractors – servicing easyJet passenger aircraft. Conduc...

Azorra delivers first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft to Scoot

Azorra is celebrating delivery of the first of nine new Embraer E190-E2 aircraft to Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. A special handover ceremony was attended by senior executives from Azorra, Scoot, and Embraer at Embraer’s facility in Brazil. Named ‘Explorer 3.0’, in celebration of the third and newest fleet addition to the Scoot family, the delivery of...

British Airways becomes the first UK airline to introduce two next-generation real-time weather apps

British Airways will become the first UK airline to roll out two next-generation weather apps, to provide pilots and the airline’s flight planning teams access to real-time weather data, allowing them to better plan and mitigate the impact of weather on any intended flight route, in the moment. Currently, teams rely on manually produced weather reports that are generated earlier that da...

SmartLynx Airlines launches summer season: up to 200 destinations and rising market demand

For this summer season SmartLynx Airlines is set to cover a roster of 191 destinations in 45 countries for clients in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa and beyond. With travel demand on a significant upswing, the airline anticipates operating approximately 30% more flights than last year, marking a notable surge in the company's service offerings. This season also comes with a noticeabl...

Nolinor offers major salary increases to its pilots

As the aviation industry faces a shortage of pilots, compounded by regulatory challenges and the after-effects of the pandemic, Nolinor Aviation is setting itself apart with a bold initiative aimed at valuing and retaining talent within its team. Recognizing the crucial importance of its pilots in maintaining the quality of service for which the company is renowned, Nolinor has announced a major r...

British Airways’ Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet programme opens for new applications

The airline is opening the application window for the second year of its fully funded Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet scheme on Tuesday April 16, 2024. This follows an unprecedented response to its first year intake which saw more than 20,000 applications for just 100 places. The Speedbird Pilot Academy initiative, part of the airline’s £7 billion investment across the business, is...

UPS now offers next-day delivery between Asia and Australia

UPS is now offering customers in leading Asia Pacificeconomies faster delivery to and from Australia after launching a new flight connecting the company's intra-Asia hub in Shenzhen (SZX) to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). As a result, shipments picked up from customers in mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia,&nb...

ITA Airways fleet becomes younger and greener - 4 new Airbus aircraft added in a single week

ITA Airways continues its trajectory of development with the addition of four new-generation Airbus aircraft to its fleet within a single week. This brings the total number of NewGen aircraft to 44 out of a fleet of 87.The Company ensured the swift integration of the new aircraft into service during the last week of March. They were promptly made available for operations within a day of being...

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Saudia Group orders 105 A320neo family aircraft

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