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Lufthansa Group on successful path of modernization

Company presents best result in its history at Annual General Meeting Shareholders shall profit with a 60 percent higher dividend "The Lufthansa Group has become more modern, significantly more efficient and more profitable in all areas," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Execu...

Boeing Details More Than $54 Million in Grants and Philanthropic Investments

Contribution Part of Previously Announced $300 Million Tax Reform Package Puts Company on Path to Exceed $200 Million in Corporate Giving in 2018 Announcement Coincides with Launch of 2018 Boeing Global Engagement Portfolio​ Boeing announced details for $54 million in grants and p...


AviaAM Leasing bought an HQ building in Cyprus for Euro 4.3 Million

AviaAM Leasing, global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing, and sales globally, has obtained a new HQ building in Limassol, Cyprus. While already managing subsidiaries in Ireland, Lithuania, Cyprus, andChina; the company has invested Euro 4.3 million in this new office building. “The estate, located on the main street of Limassol, will represe...

SmartLynx Airlines turnover increased by 21% in 2017; company planning to expand operations to North America and Canada

A consolidated audit of SmartLynx Airlines, the leading ACMI and charter provider in the EU on Airbus A320, second largest passenger air carrier and third largest passenger carrier in Latvia, shows that the net turnover of the company in 2017 increased by 21% to EUR 131.5 million. Aircraft wet lease services represent 56% of the company’s business portfolio, with charter flights representing...

Pilatus Maintains Cruising Altitude and Writes another Chapter in its Success Story

Financial 2017 was an extremely busy year for Pilatus, and an exceptionally successful one, too. With sales of 986 million Swiss francs, 115 aircraft deliveries, a full-time workforce of over 2000 and – the absolute highlight – certification of the PC-24 at the end of the year, Pilatus achieved the goals. As a whole, financial 2017 turned out better than the previous year. At 986 mi...

Jet Aviation completes acquisition of Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation announced that it has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at US$250 million. Rob Smith, president of Jet Aviation, said: “We are now in a position to further expand our current portfolio, enter new markets across Asi...

AviaAM Leasing leases second Airbus A321 aircraft to Air Transat

AviaAM Leasing; a WSE listed global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing, and sales; has announced the delivery of an Airbus A321-211 to the Canadian carrier Air Transat. The aircraft will supplement an Airbus A321 which was delivered by AviaAM Leasing earlier this month.   The Aircraft was delivered to the client at Kaunas, Lithuania on April 27,fre...

Piper's deliveries and revenue rise in first quarter 2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the first quarter of 2018, ending March 31. The company continued to grow its new aircraft deliveries and revenue with the company’s flagship product, the turbine powered, M600 leading the company’s performance success. Additionally, Piper trainer sales growth continues to be led by the proven Archer platfor...

JetLoan Capital updates on financing transactions

Sam Harris, President of JetLoan Capital based in Stuart, FL announced that the company completed five aircraft financing transactions in March 2018. The transactions are as follows: • Refinancing of a 2002 Citation X with an interest rate of 5.07%, 42-month term, and 144-month amortization for a client who uses the plane in a Part 135 Operation. • Acquisition financing for a 2001 Le...

Boeing HorizonX Invests in 3D Printing Startup Morf3D

Investment furthers Boeing's commitment to a competitive ecosystem for aerospace-quality 3D-printed parts Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced its investment in Morf3D, an El Segundo, Calif.-based company specializing in metal-based additive engineering and manufacturing. Morf3D's technology enables lighter and stronger 3D-printed parts for aerospace applications. Since Morf3D was e...

Boeing HorizonX Invests in Reaction Engines, a UK Hypersonic Propulsion Company

- Hypersonic propulsion technology enables high-speed point-to-point transport - First investment in a UK company by Boeing HorizonX Ventures Boeing announced its investment in Reaction Engines Limited, a leader in advanced propulsion systems based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Reaction Engines' technology will contribute to the next generation of hypersonic flight and s...

Jet Aviation to acquire Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation and Hawker Pacific today announced that Jet Aviation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of integrated aviation solutions across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, for US$250 million. "The acquisition of Hawker Pacific represents a significant step in expanding our footprint, capability and customer offer across Asia Paci...

How seasonality affects the aircraft leasing market?

Fuelled by growing passenger numbers worldwide, commercial aviation industry is rapidly expanding, presupposing a drastic rise of global airline fleet in the years to come. Notwithstanding the potential, even this growth trend remains subject to inevitable year-on-year fluctuations in the market due to seasonality. Just like airlines constantly open  and close  new routes depending on se...

NAC has signed an agreement to lease five new E175 and E190 aircraft to JSC Belavia- Belarusian Airlines

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to announce that it has committed to lease five Embraer, three E195’s and two E175’s, to Belavia-Belarusian Airlines, the largest carrier in the Republic of Belarus. The placement of the five new aircraft are from NAC’s existing Embraer order book. The delivery of the first three aircraft, two E195’s and one Е175, is expected as e...

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MTU Maintenance excels in healthy engine aftermarket

 MTU Maintenance once again broke records in 2018. The MRO division of MTU Aero Engines AG secured around 4.4 billion US dollars in MRO contract wins, surpassing the 4 billion mark for the first...