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dnata becomes first ground services provider to gain IATA’s CEIV lithium battery certification across 11 stations globally

dnata has received IATA Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators accreditation for the safe and compliant handling of lithium batteries.This achievement underlines the company’s commitment to meeting rigorous safety standards and regulatory requirements in the handling of pote...

Meandair goes live on SmartSky Networks' Global Predictive Weather Data Suite

Meandair launches Meandair weather nowcasting products on the SmartSky Predictive Weather Data Suite. Meandair agreed to join the predictive weather data suite that is delivered via SmartSky Skytelligence data exchange. Now that the reseller agreement is in place, U.S. airline di...


Nolinor unveils new branded Boeing 737-400

North, Nolinor Aviation announced the introduction of its first Boeing 737-400 aircraft adorned with the distinctive Nolinor Aviation livery. This milestone marks a pivotal evolution in Nolinor's fleet: the Boeing 737-400, originally added under the OWG brand for flights to Cuba, is now increasingly serving Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) contracts for the mining industry.  Marco Prud'H...

United raises miles for Girls Scouts of the USA to help inspire next generation of leaders

This March, in celebration of International Women' Day and Girl Scouts' 112th birthday, United is encouraging MileagePlus members to donate miles to Girl Scouts of the USA to help fund life-changing experiences for Girl Scouts through travel. United will match the first one million miles raised for GSUSA through Miles on a Mission, United' leading fun...

SWISS and Climeworks set a shared course for a more sustainable future

SWISS and Lufthansa Group became first members of the airline sector to embark on a long-term strategic partnership with the Swiss-based Climeworks company. The partners intend to work together to promote the scaling up of Climeworks’ innovative technology for removing carbon dioxide from the air via a process known as direct air capture or DAC. As Climeworks’s firs...

Economic impact of a clean aircraft: efficiency vs. costs

Aircraft maintenance plays a crucial role in aviation industry, ensuring safety, reliability, and efficiency of flights. Advanced automation and robotics have found their way into many areas of aircraft maintenance, but some labour-intensive practices like routine washing have remained virtually without change for decades. However, this area is finally getting the technology it deserves, help...

Research reveals Europe’s worst Аirlines and Аirports with the most delays and cancellations

The team at BestBrokers aggregated on-time performance statistics for the entire year of 2023 from OAG, a UK-based global travel data provider. Then,ranked Europe’s major airports and airlines based on the percentage of delayed and cancelled flights they reported over the past twelve months. According to the research, Italy’s Air Dolomiti stands as the least re...

CFM signs LEAP-1B engine service agreement for entire American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX fleet

CFM International has finalized various agreements with American Airlines for LEAP-1B engines to power the airline’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 10 fleet. The agreements, which among other things provide for the purchase of spare engines, include a new 20-year service agreement covering American’s existing and new LEAP-1B engines. American’s Chief Financial Officer Devon May...

Component support for MIAT Mongolian Airlines Boeing 787 fleet

At MRO Middle East, MIAT Mongolian Airlines signed a long-term contract with Lufthansa Technik regarding the component support for its Boeing 787 fleet. The airline will be provided with Total Component Support and gain access to Lufthansa Technik's worldwide parts pool that will enable the Ulaanbaatar-based airline to significantly increase the availability of spare parts for its Dreamliner f...

SmartLynx Airlines advances toward gender balance in personnel

Annually, the beginning of March marks the celebration of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, a time to highlight and honor the significant achievements of women in the aviation industry and empower more women to pursue careers in this traditionally male-dominated field. Committed to the principles of equal opportunity, SmartLynx Airlines is maintaining a 40/60 gender balance in the company. With wo...

American Airlines orders 85 additional A321neo aircraft

American Airlines, has signed a firm order for an additional 85 A321neo aircraft, taking its total order for the aircraft type to 219 aircraft. American Airlines took delivery of its first A321neo in February 2019, and 70 have been delivered as of January 31, 2024. The airline is the world's largest operator of A320 Family aircraft, the world’s largest A321 operator (...

flyadeal partners with Safran to enhance fleet maintenance efficiency for Airbus A320neo fleet

flyadeal signed a long-term agreement with Safran Nacelles, focused on the comprehensive support of nacelles for flyadeal's Airbus A320neo family fleet, powered by the CFM International LEAP-1A turbofan engines. Furthermore, flyadeal will benefit from Safran Nacelles' Original Equipment Manufacturer guaranteed Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul solutions at the AMES...

American Airlines places order for up to 133 Embraer aircraft

Embraer secured a major order for 133 aircraft from American Airlines Group to meet domestic demand in the United States. American has placed a firm order with Embraer for 90 E175s, with purchase rights for 43 additional jets. The aircraft will be delivered with 76 seats in American’s standard dual-class configuration. The deal, with all purchase rights exercised, is worth more than US$...

Reducing aviation emissions with SAF - Neste launches its Neste Impact solution

Neste launched its new emission reduction solution, Neste Impact, for businesses looking to reduce the carbon footprint of their air travel and transport activities. The solution is based on purchasing Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel with which greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by up to 80%* over the life cycle of the fuel compared to using fossil jet fuel.Neste Impact enab...

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New £21 million fund from British Airways to put 200 aspiring pilots from all backgrounds through training

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Drukair adds Airbus A320neo and A321XLR aircraft to fleet to expand international network

Drukair - Royal Bhutan Airlines, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, a fully owned subsidiary of the state holding company Druk Holding and Investments Limited has signed a MoU wi...

Saudia Group signs sales agreement with Lilium to acquire up to 100 eVTOL jets

Saudia Group and Lilium signed a binding sales agreement for 50 Lilium Jets, with options for the purchase of 50 more. This sales agreement marks the largest of its kind in the MENA reg...

BNDES finances the export of 32 Embraer E175 jets to American Airlines

The Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development concluded the financing contract for the export of 32 Embraer E175 commercial jets to American Airlines. The operation, worth around R$4...

RECARO Aircraft Seating R2 and R5 selected for Alaska Airlines cabin retrofit

RECARO Aircraft Seating was selected by Alaska Airlines to retrofit their Boeing 737-800 and MAX 8 aircraft with the award-winning R2 economy class seat and R5 business class seat. This will include 7...

Airbus welcomes easyJet and London Gatwick to global hydrogen hub network

easyJet teamed up with Airbus, London Gatwick and Air Products, the world’s largest hydrogen supplier, to expand hydrogen capability and infrastructure in the UK as the manufacturer moves c...