21 May
2015

Air France resumes services to Freetown

Air France has revealed that it will be resuming services to Freetown next month with three weekly flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.

21 May
2015

Wizz Air announces new base in Debrecen

Wizz Air today announced that it will open its 22nd base on 16 December in Debrecen (Hungary) with one new Airbus A320 and further increases to its regional Hungarian services.

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Wednesday, Dec 12 2012
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European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and Latin American aviation group AviancaTaca Holding announced the signature of a major contract for the purchase of 15 ATR 72-600s, plus options for 15 additional aircraft.

Thursday, Dec 20 2012
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Bombardier Aerospace announced today that airBaltic has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire 10 all-newBombardier CS300 airliners.

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Singapore Airlines will be investing nearly SGD$95 million to refit ten Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with new long-haul cabin products to provide customers with additional space and comfort.

Africa

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May 21, 2015 125

Air France resumes services to Freetown

Air France has revealed that it will be resuming services to Freetown next month with three weekly flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
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Air Algérie takes delivery of its new A330-200

On the occasion of the visit to Toulouse of Boultif Mohamed Salah, the CEO of Algeria’s…
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Arik Air introduces CRJ1000 with three-abreast Business-class seating

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Arik Air of Nigeria has placed the first…

Asia

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April 07, 2015 664

Cebu Pacific bags CAAP approval for extended range operations

Cebu Pacific received certification for Extended Diversion Time Operations (EDTO) of up to 120 minutes.
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ANA Holdings firms up order for seven additional A321s

ANA Holdings has firmed up an order for seven more A321 aircraft (four A321ceo with Sharklets…
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Air Astana launches new service from Astana to Paris

Air Astana launched a new three times a week service from Astana to Paris on 29th March 2015.

Europe

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May 21, 2015 98

Wizz Air announces new base in Debrecen

Wizz Air today announced that it will open its 22nd base on 16 December in Debrecen (Hungary) with one new Airbus A320 and further increases to its regional Hungarian services. 
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Norwegian celebrates inaugural flights between London Gatwick and Orlando

On Saturday afternoon, Norwegian ’s first flight from London Gatwick to Orlando International…
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Etihad bid for Darwin stake given green light

The Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) closed its investigation into the Etihad Airways’…

Middle East

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April 07, 2015 404

Multan joins Air Arabia’s expanding Pakistan network

Air Arabia announced today that the city of Multan in Pakistan will join its route network next month, bringing the total number of destinations in the country served by the low-cost carrier to six. 
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Oman Air launches flights to Goa

The new service, which was announced in January 2015 and started on 29th March, offers four…
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"Investing in success is not a crime; blocking competition would be", says Etihad Chief

“The dark clouds of protectionism” gathering over the air travel industry in Europe and the…

North America

Airbus 321
April 08, 2015 496

American Airlines receives single operating certificate

American Airlines today received a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for American and US Airways, marking a major milestone in the integration of the two airlines.
Boeing 737-800

Delta launches two routes connecting Atlanta to Medellin and Cartagena

Delta Air Lines will continue expanding its network in Latin America with service from its…
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Aeromexico and Delta file antitrust immunity application

Delta Air Lines and Grupo Aeromexico have filed an application with the U.S. Department of…

Pacific and Oceania

Boeing 787-9
March 23, 2015 501

Air New Zealand and Air China unveil proposed alliance

Air New Zealand and Air China have released details of a proposed alliance on services between China and New Zealand.
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Qantas retires plane that made longest commercial flight in history

Qantas’ first Boeing 747-400, celebrated for having flown the longest commercial flight in…
ATR 72-600

Virgin Australia launches Sydney-Tamworth service

Virgin Australia today announced it will introduce flights between Tamworth and Sydney from…

South America

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March 17, 2015 811

LATAM Airlines Group inaugurates route to Barcelona and expands operations to Madrid

In line with its strategy to reinforce connections to international markets, LATAM Airlines Group has reached a new milestone as a company, launching its new route to Barcelona, the sixth port of entry into Europe, together with Madrid, Paris, Milan,…
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Aerolineas Argentinas receives first of four new A330-200s on order

Argentina’s flagship carrier, Aerolineas Argentinas, has taken delivery of their first new,…
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Avianca commits to 100 A320neo aircraft

Avianca has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 100 A320neo Family…

Caribbean

Boeing 757
April 01, 2015 525

Seaborne and American Airlines expand codeshare to the US Virgin Islands

Seaborne Airlines announced that effective immediately, its codeshare partnership with American Airlines has been expanded to include both St. Thomas and St. Croix.
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Air Europa and Seaborne Airlines to codeshare

Air Europa continues its expansion throughout the Caribbean by connecting its daily flight…
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InterCaribbean new services in Haiti, Jamaica and Dominican Republic

interCaribbean Airways announced the commencement of new non-stop services to and from…
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Orders  15,299 Deliveries 8,967 As of 28 February 2015
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Orders 1,470 Deliveries 1,200  As of 1 January 2015
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Orders 3,293 Deliveries 2,910  As of 31 December 2014
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