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Norwegian Boxing Day sale on all long-haul flights from the UK

Norwegian has launched its Boxing Day sale offering traveller’s savvy savings on all long-haul flights from the UK, including all 11 routes to the US, two routes to South America and select flights to European. Matt Wood, SVP Commercial at Norwegian said: “We are delighted to mak...

Emirates to bring its A380 to the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020

Emirates is set to showcase its latest flagship Airbus A380 to visitors and spectators on 15 January at the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020. Visitors to the show will be able to tour the popular double-decker’s signature interiors and experience its industry trendsetting products across all thr...


AZAL to open its sky to all airlines

For the first time in the history of Azerbaijan's civil aviation, the so-called fifth and seventh freedoms of the air will start operating at all international airports of the country. From January 1, 2020, these degrees of freedom will enable flights from Azerbaijani airports to 40 countries in Europe, North America, Australia and South-East Asia. Freedoms of the air is a...

airBaltic took delivery of its 22nd Airbus A220-300

December 23, 2019 in Riga airBaltic welcomed its 22nd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAV. The 22ndAirbus A220-300 completes the planned new aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2019 and it is the second delivery of the additional order that was signed on May 28, 2018 for purchase of 30 Airbus A220-300 aircraft with options for an additi...

First Air Canada Airbus A220 delivered

Air Canada has taken delivery of its first A220-300, designed, built and delivered from the Mirabel A220 programme facilities in Canada. The first aircraft out of an order of 45 will enter service in January 2020, making Air Canada the first airline to operate the A220-300 in North America. The A220 will enable the Montreal-based airline to comfortably fly passengers on various routes in Cana...

Welcome First Mongolian Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

MIAT Mongolian Airlines will soon welcome the first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet, as the airline looks to connect its home base in Ulaanbaatar with major European and North American cities beginning in 2021.The 787-9 – the longest-range version of Boeing’s Dreamliner widebody airplane – will join MIAT’s fleet via lease from Air Lease Corporation. "Our visi...

Slot Reservation Agreement between Austrian Airlines and Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO has signed a Slot Reservation Agreement with Austrian Airlines.  By this agreement, Austrian Airlines is booking two nose-to-tail slots during the winter maintenance season, and it will be valid for three years during winter seasons from 2020 until 2023. Austrian Airlines has been using Magnetic MRO services since 2005 when the base maintenance services were provid...

First Air Caraïbes Airbus A350-1000 delivered

Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first A350-1000, the largest member of Airbus’ new-generation A350 XWB Family, making it the first French operator of the type. The airline plans to operate its A350-1000s alongside its three A350-900s and six A330s on routes from Paris to the French Caribbean. The new aircraft will seamlessly integrate into Air Caraïbes existing fleet th...

60 Airbus A220s order for Air France-KLM

Air France–KLM Group has firmed up an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft to modernise its single-aisle fleet. The aircraft are intended to be operated by Air France.  “We are glad to see that Air France is endorsing the A220 as a great step towards fleet optimisation for large network carriers. The largest Airbus A220 order from a European carrier to date speaks volumes on A...

The first step in becoming the world’s first all-electric commercial fleet is made

  Harbour Air and magniX announced the successful flight of the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft! The inaugural flight is the first step in becoming the world’s first all-electric commercial fleet.  The successful flight of the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver magnified by a 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 propulsion system, t...

Hokkaido Air System takes delivery of First ATR 42-600

ATR delivered the first of two ATR 42-600 aircraft to Hokkaido Air System, a JAL Group Company. This delivery marks the first step in HAC’s replacement of its Saab 340 fleet. The delivery of this aircraft will ensure that essential regional air connectivity in Hokkaido can continue. The ATR 42-600 will offer HAC increased capacity for the same operating costs – generating opportun...

Norwegian Air Upcycles Old Uniforms into a Collection of Sustainable Products

Norwegian is launching a new sustainability project with its partner, UNICEF Norway, to help children in need around the world while providing employment for immigrant women and reducing the company’s environmental impact. The pilot program, Still Travelling with Norwegian, is upcycling the company’s phased out uniforms into a collection of products to be sold onboa...

British Airways and China Southern Airlines launch joint business

British Airways has signed a joint business agreement with China Southern Airlines, for travel from 2 January 2020. Seats are available for sale on ba.com . The agreement will benefit customers of both airlines by opening more destinations between the UK and China, with a greater choice of flights and enhanced frequent flyer benefits. It will allow the airlines to cooperate on sched...

20% More Passengers - airBaltic results in November

airBaltic has transported a total of 4 691 594 or 22% more passengers during the first eleven months of 2019 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In November 2019, 346 369 passengers traveled with airBaltic and it was a 20% increase compared to last year. Martin Gauss, Chief Execut...

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