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Honeywell Offers Latest Navigation Technology For A320 And A330 To Enhance Safety And Efficiency

Honeywell Aerospace’s latest navigational technology will be available as an option on Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft in early 2018. The new Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver will offer Airbus customers access to the latest precision navigation capabilities — a cost-effective solution that increases airport traffic capacity while decreasing weather-related delays, noise and operating...

FLYHT Receives Airbus A320 Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration

CALGARY, ALBERTA—(Marketwired – Oct. 14, 2015) – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (“FLYHT” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:FLY) (OTCQX:FLYLF) reported today it has received a re-issued Supplemental Type Certificate (“STC”) for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (“AFIRS™”) 228 on the Airbus A320...

A350 Line Maintenance: AFI KLM E&M Launches Service Offer

Paris, Amstelveen, 14 October 2015 – AFI KLM E&M has been granted Part 145 approval by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) authorizing it to carry out line maintenance for airlines operating the A350. Engaged in a program to develop its dedicated A350 maintenance capabilities,AFI KLM E&M has with this new approval extended its commercial offering with...

South African Airways further strengthens its West African network, introduces Abuja

JOHANNESBURG. 14 October 2015. South African Airways (SAA), the leading carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, has introduced a second entry point to Nigeria in its quest to enable trade and unlock mobility, which will considerably add to business travel options in the West African region. Adding a second gateway in Nigeria to SAA’s existing daily service to Lagos materially strengthen...

Estonian Air takes delivery of two CRJ 700's

In a transaction arranged by Skyworld Aviation we are delighted to announce the delivery of two CRJ700 aircraft to Estonian Air. Serial number 10085 (ES-ACF) was delivered on 2nd October and serial number 10083 (ES-ACE) on 9th October. Both CRJ 700’s are already in service with the Estonian airline alongside three existing CRJ 900’s. The aircraft are owned b...

Delta reports 3Q adjusted net income of $1.4 billion

Adjusted pre-tax income(1) of $2.2 billion, an increase of $547 million year over year on a similar basis. - Adjusted earnings of $1.74 per diluted share. - On a GAAP basis, pre-tax income of $2.1 billion and earnings of $1.65 per share. - Returned $532 million to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases. Delta Air Lines today reported financial results for theSeptember 2015...

Montreal Airport celebrates Route of the Week award for Air China launch

Montreal Airport celebrated with their Route of the Week Award this week, which was given to the Canadian gateway for the launch of services by Air China to Beijing on 29 September. Celebrating with the award at Air China’s check-in are: Charles Aubé, Chief, Schedule Facilitator, Aéroports de Montréal; Sun Ying, Montreal Airport Station Manager, Air China; Francois-Ni...

JetLease Capital completes CJ2 loan

JetLease Capital has arranged and completed a $2 million loan for a Cessna Citation CJ2 business jet. The jet will be based in the Midwest United States. The transaction was structured as a 7 year term loan, 15 year amortisation, 80% LTV. The client is a high net worth individual/entrepreneur engaged in the real estate industry. JetLease Capital is based at the West Palm Beach Flor...

Bombardier: CSeries Certification Program on Track

Bombardier has announced in a mailed statement today that the CSeries program stills on track to certify its CSeries CS100 airliner by the end of the year, The manufacturer is committed to the program despite the budget overrun and delays and the lack of firm orders in over a year. “It’s a thrill to announce that we’re in the final stage of certification. Following a comp...

Rolls-Royce congratulates Airbus and Singapore Airlines on new Ultra-Long Range A350-900

Rolls-Royce has welcomed Singapore Airlines’ decision to order Airbus’ newly-launched Ultra-Long Range version of the A350-900. The airline has amended its existing order for 63 A350-900s to include seven A350-900ULRs with capability for flights of up to 19 hours. Singapore Airlines has also ordered an additional four A350-900s, taking its firm order total for the A30 XWB&nb...

Boeing, Lockheed unveil competing UAV-killing concepts

With reports that Islamic State (IS) militants have begun operating commercially-produced unmanned air vehicles to support their activities in the Middle East, Boeing and Lockheed Martin are pursuing two very different approaches to knocking unmanned aircraft out of the sky. Boeing has produced a 2kW laser weapon system to literally burn UAVs out of the sky, while Lockheed is taking a non-kinet...

AltiJet to launch France's first TBM 900 charter service

French business aircraft start-up AltiJet is preparing to launch charter services early next year with the country's first commercially-operated Daher TBM 900. The Strasbourg-based company took delivery of the single-engined turboprop on 7 October and has applied to the French civil aviation authority, the DGAC, for an air operator’s certificate (AOC). “We hope to begin flyin...

GlobeAir signs empty leg deal with JetSmarter

The world’s largest Cessna Citation Mustang operator –Austrian air taxi company GlobeAir – has sold 15,000 empty legs to mobile application-based charter provider JetSmarter in a deal valued at up to $50 million over five years. The agreement will help fund GlobeAir’s ambitious expansion plans – which include adding up to eight more entry-level Mustangs to its...

OBC service performing well for ACS

Air Charter Service(ACS) says it news On Board Courier (OBC) service is flying high and averaging a booking every 12 hours. The charter service firm launched OBC in May this year, and explains that the department has been performing well. Speaking in Frankfurt, ACS global time critical manager, Oliver Weigelt, says: “The service has really taken off since we officially launched in...

Swissport expands in Mexico

Swissport International has expanding its ground handling footprint in Mexico through cooperation with AGN Aviation Services. AGN is the third biggest ground handling provider in Mexico, signed an agreement on jointly providing ground handling services. Both Swissport  and AGN see the value of combining the particular strengths of the two companies – with a large st...

NATS names M.Rolfe new CEO

The NATS Board announced the permanent appointment of Martin Rolfe as its new Chief Executive Officer following a full selection process. Martin has led the company since May. NATS Chairman Dr. Paul Golby said: “Martin has proved himself an excellent candidate through both a robust selection and the way he has successfully steered the company during this interim period. Air navigation ser...

SR Technics is awarded four more cabin modifications from SAS

SR Technics, one of the world’s leading providers of technical solutions to airlines, announced today that it had secured the additional order from top class Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), the Denmark, Norway and Sweden flag carrier, of four widebody cabin modifications. This follows SR Technics’ successful delivery to SAS of four out of seven widebody cabin interiors...

Delta TechOps signs MRO agreement for 10 A330 Virgin Atlantic aircraft

Delta TechOps, Delta Air Lines’ maintenance division and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) provider business, is extending its relationship with Virgin Atlantic to include a new three-year agreement to provide exclusive MRO services. Under the new agreement, Delta TechOps will provide airframe maintenance support, including aircraft modifications and C-Checks, for Virgin Atlantic’...

Wizz Air extends line maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik

The Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has extended its contract with Lufthansa Technik Maintenance International (LTMI) for line maintenance services in Romania and Slovakia. The new agreement runs for eight years from November 2015 and reflects updated conditions and scopes of work. LTMI currently supports Wizz Air with line maintenance services for 16 A320-200 aircraft in Romania and other...

Ryanair opens new base in Corfu

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (14 Oct) announced it will open a new base at Corfu (No. 75), from April 2016, with 1 based aircraft (an investment of $100m), 11 new routes to Birmingham, Bratislava, Budapest, Cologne, Rome, Katowice, Poznan, Pisa, Rzeszow, Venice and Warsaw and more flights to Brussels Charleroi, East Midlands, London Stansted & Milan Bergamo, which will deli...

Sukhoi Lands Second Western Customer for SSJ100

Irish regional airline CityJet announced Tuesday at the ERA General Assembly in Berlin that it has signed an agreement with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) and Superjet International (SJI) covering a firm order for 15 Sukhoi Superjets along with options on another 10. Sukhoi values the agreement at more than $1 billion, including options and services. It expects to deliver the first of the...