24 Jan
2015

AirAsia Flight 8501 search and rescue operation update

Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501, from Surabaya to Singapore, was enroute over the Java Sea when radar and radio contact was lost with the aircraft while it was deviating around weather.

24 Jan
2015

American Airlines welcomes first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

American took delivery of the airplane, a 787-8 with registration number N800AN, on Thursday at Boeing's factory in Everett, Washington, and it is scheduled to arrive in Dallas/Fort Worth on Friday afternoon.

23 Jan
2015

Alaska Air Group purchases two more Q400 NextGen Aircraft

Bombardier announced that Seattle-based Horizon Air has converted two of seven previously acquired Q400 NextGen aircraft options to firm orders.

22 Jan
2015

Thai Airways takes delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER

Boeing and Thai Airways celebrated the Thai flag-carrier's 75th direct delivery of a Boeing airplane.

21 Jan
2015

Lufthansa's Eurowings agrees new pay deal with pilots

New wage agreements apply for the approximately 300 pilots at Eurowings GmbH as of 1 January 2015.

21 Jan
2015

Qatar Airways to increase its capacity on all routes to Italy

Qatar Airways to operate widebody aircraft on its routes to Milan and Rome from March 29 and Venice from June 16.

21 Jan
2015

Dublin-based lessor Elix acquires three Q400 NextGen aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited (“Elix”) to the family of Q400 ‎aircraft owners and operators.

19 Jan
2015

Air Astana operating profit increases by 35% in 2014

Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana has reported an operating profit of US$97.7 million in 2014, an increase of 35% over 2013 and the highest in the company’s 13 year history.

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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.

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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

January 18, 2015 470

Rwandair to introduce direct flights between Entebbe and Nairobi

RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda announced the commencement of direct daily flights between Entebbe in Uganda and Nairobi in Kenya effective January 29th 2015.

Arik Air resumes flights to Cotonou and Douala

Arik Air is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from…

Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Tokyo

Ethiopian Airlines announcef that it has finalized preparations to start new services to Tokyo…

Asia

January 22, 2015 373

Thai Airways takes delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER

Boeing and Thai Airways celebrated the Thai flag-carrier's 75th direct delivery of a Boeing airplane.

Air Astana operating profit increases by 35% in 2014

Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana has reported an operating profit of US$97.7 million in…

Air China to start Chengdu-Colombo service in February

Air China will commence nonstop service from Chengdu to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka,…

Europe

January 21, 2015 363

Lufthansa's Eurowings agrees new pay deal with pilots

New wage agreements apply for the approximately 300 pilots at Eurowings GmbH as of 1 January 2015.

Dublin-based lessor Elix acquires three Q400 NextGen aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited…

Wizz Air adds 6th aircraft to Gdansk

Wizz Air announced that it will base a 6th Airbus A320 at its Gdansk base.

Middle East

January 21, 2015 642

Qatar Airways to increase its capacity on all routes to Italy

Qatar Airways to operate widebody aircraft on its routes to Milan and Rome from March 29 and Venice from June 16.

Air Arabia enters China

Air Arabia will become the first low-cost airline from the Middle East and Africa to enter the…

Qatar Airways extends its expansion across Europe

Qatar Airways is continuing its 2015 expansion programme across Europe with the launch of new…

North America

January 24, 2015 344

American Airlines welcomes first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

American took delivery of the airplane, a 787-8 with registration number N800AN, on Thursday at Boeing's factory in Everett, Washington, and it is scheduled to arrive in Dallas/Fort Worth on Friday afternoon.

Alaska Air Group purchases two more Q400 NextGen Aircraft

Bombardier announced that Seattle-based Horizon Air has converted two of seven previously…

Canada and Israel improve transportation links

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport, was in Israel today to sign an Air…

Pacific and Oceania

Airbus 330-800neo
December 19, 2014 351

Hawaiian Airlines finalizes A330-800neo order

Following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in July of this year, Hawaiian Airlines has finalized an order for six A330-800neo aircraft.

Fiji Airways to operate Wellington - Nadi route

Fiji Airways is expanding its network with the introduction of a new route between Wellington…

Changes to Qantas Group executive team

The Qantas Group has announced changes to its executive leadership team as it continues its…

South America

Boeing 787
December 18, 2014 414

Avianca celebrates delivery of first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and Avianca celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the Latin American carrier, helping the airline stay at the forefront of technology in the region.
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LAN takes delivery of first A321

LAN Airlines, part of LATAM Airlines Group celebrated the arrival of its first A321 today at…

Azul orders 35 A320neo

Azul Brazilian Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 35 A320neo Family aircraft.

Caribbean

December 12, 2014 445

InterCaribbean Airways new Services in Haiti, Jamaica and Dominican Republic

interCaribbean Airways announced the commencement of new non-stop services to and from Kingston, Jamaica and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Port au Prince, Haiti .

Seaborne signs interline agreement with United

Seaborne Airlines announced the introduction of a new interline agreement with United Airlines…

Liat enhances its network

As part of a major initiative to restructure its commercial activities to meet customer needs…


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