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Pegasus signs up to the EASA COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Pegasus Airlines has signed up to the COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol published jointly by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). This protocol, which is an operational guide for the management of air travelle...

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue sign long-term service agreement for 230 V2500 engines

JetBlue Airways and Pratt & Whitney announced that the airline has signed a 13-year EngineWise fixed-price agreement for 230 V2500 engines that power the airline's A320ceo family fleet.  "The V2500 engine has been the workhorse of the JetBlue fleet since the airline&...


New destination with airBaltic - Rhodes

airBaltic will operate a new direct seasonal route from Riga to Rhodes in Greece starting on August 6, 2020. The new flights will be performed two times weekly on an Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: We are pleased to offer our travellers another popular summer destination to the Greek island of Rhodes as well as connecting travellers from the...

Lufthansa expands touristic offer to include two additional sunny destinations in the Canary Islands

Just in time for the start of the autumn holidays in Germany, Lufthansa will be offering two new sunny destinations from Frankfurt: Gran Canaria and Tenerife. The Canary Islands are particularly popular holiday destinations during the autumn and winter holidays because of their ideal climatic conditions. With lots of sunshine, the temperatures are pleasantly warm throughout the winter. Starting...

First airline in South Asia with lie-flat beds on narrowbody jet - Vistara received first Airbus A321neo

Vistara took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft. The aircraft - which is part of the order of 50 from the Airbus A320 Family signed in 2018 - arrived in Delhi from Airbus production facility in Hamburg, Germany. This addition makes Vistara the first airline in South Asia to offer lie-flat beds on a narrowbody aircraft and one of the few such airlines across the world. Vis...

Gazpromneft-Aero implements a digital aviation fuel accounting system

Gazpromneft-Aero become the first Russian company to introduce a digital commercial accounting system for aviation refuelling at Sheremetyevo airport (Moscow). The new technology will increase the efficiency and speed of refuelling operations, reducing the time it takes for partner airlines to process primary documents for aircraft servicing and provide them with online data on the amount of...

Etihad and Boeing strengthen strategic partnership with maintenance support for Boeing 787 fleet

 Etihad Airways has signed agreements with Boeing Global Services for the provision of maintenance support on its fleet of Boeing 787s. These agreements are part of the strategic partnership between Etihad and Boeing signed in November 2019, in line with Etihad’s ongoing commitment to achieve excellence in all aspects of operational reliability, maintenance, and on-board exper...

Significant developments in the Nordic market post-crisis posted by Aviator

As a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordic region while having the full support of Avia Solutions Group PLC as the sole shareholder, Aviator Airport Alliance AB has posted significant development and activity in contract extensions and renewals with prominent Nordic airports and international airlines and as the aviation industry transitions into a post-crisis p...

Silk Way West Airlines continues multi-year strategic partnership with ACL Airshop

Silk Way West Airlines has confirmed a five-year Unit Load Device agreement extension with ACL Airshop commencing earlier in 2020.  This alliance extends the long-standing business relationship between the two companies. ACL Airshop has been a service partner with other airline units of Silk Way Holding for well over 10 years. Silk Way West Airlines and ACL...

Diamond Aircraft Authorized Service Centre established by airBaltic Training

Diamond Aircraft Industries continues to expand its technical support network in Europe.  airBaltic Training has received certification to establish an Authorized Service Centre for Diamond Aircraft at its base in Liepaja International Airport, Latvia. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “Our state-of-the-art Diamond Aircraft&nbs...

easyJet resuming flights to even more destinations this August and puts all flights on sale for Summer 2021

easyJet has confirmed flying to even more destinations from the UK will resume throughout August, with great value fares still available for those who want to take a well-deserved summer sun getaway this year. In June flights began operating for the first time since the airline grounded its fleet at the end of March as a result of Covid-19 and now from 1 August the airline will resu...

British Airways says farewell to the Queen of the skies

With great sadness,British Airways announced, that its fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft, fondly known as ‘The Queen of the Skies’, are likely to have flown their last scheduled commercial service. After nearly five decades of service and millions of miles flown around the globe, it is proposed that the airline’s remaining fleet of 31 747-400 aircraft will be retired with im...

How will the coronavirus change the way we fly

Since the coronavirus outbreak, it seems like aviation has experienced the biggest hit. Many smaller airlines face bankruptcy due to border closures and fly restrictions by many countries. It seems like the big events such as 9/11 and Covid-19 are shaping the future of air transport by introducing new regulations that will help air companies organize safer flights. Air companies have to introdu...

Aviation rebound from COVID-19 is underway but full recovery may take 3 years

The commercial aviation industry’s rebound from COVID-19 is underway, with the number of airline flights starting to gradually increase, but widespread recovery could take several years. This is the consensus from a major industry poll conducted as part of FlightPlan: Charting a Course into the Future, an online broadcast by Inmarsat and the Airline Passenger Experience Association...

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The 23rd Airbus A220-300 of airBaltic received

On September 20, 2020 airBaltic welcomed  in Riga its 23rd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAW. The 23rd aircraft is one of the 50 Airbus A220-300 ai...

15 new summer destinations from Frankfurt in 2021 with Lufthansa

Lufthansa is consistently expanding its offering of flights to tourist and leisure destinations from Frankfurt.  During next year’s summer Season in 2021 15 new sunny destinations, which ar...

KLM and TU Delft present successful first flight Flying-V

The scale model of the Flying-V - the energy-efficient aircraft of the future - has flown for the first time. A year and a half ago TU Delft and KLM announced the start of the design of the Flying-V d...

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Flying with confidence course goes digital - British Airways

British Airways is bringing its renowned Flying with Confidence course to the comfort of customers’ homes for the first time ever this October. More than 50,000 people have taken part in the...

Latvian aviation industry recovery – point of view with Minister of Transport Mr. Linkaits

There is a life in aviation post covid19, there are countries with aviation industry recovery story more than interesting, as an example in order to see how it is possible to manage to crisis, the pre...

New Argus price as Europe moves towards sustainable aviation fuel

 Legislation in Europe is pushing airlines to use more environmentally-friendly fuels, creating a need for transparent pricing in this emerging market. Global energy and commodity price...

Eighth group of airBaltic Pilot Academy students begin studies

The eighth group of students began their study process at the Latvian airline’s airBaltic Pilot Academy today, on September 21, 2020. The eighth group of 11 students will receive...

The 23rd Airbus A220-300 of airBaltic received

On September 20, 2020 airBaltic welcomed  in Riga its 23rd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAW. The 23rd aircraft is one of the 50 Airbus A220-300 ai...

One million seats for under £35 - British Airways

British Airways has today released one million seats for under £35 each-way.* The seats are available across popular routes including, but not limited to, Athens, Bologna, Copenhagen, Dubli...

Self-isolation rules - airBaltic carried less passengers in August

In August 2020 airBaltic carried 137 830 passengers or 9% less comparing to July 2020 from all three Baltic capitals to its network spanning Europe.  Martin Gauss, Chief...