01 Apr
2015

Wizz Air announces new base in Poland

Wizz Air today announced that it will open its 21st base in Lublin (Poland) with one new Airbus A320 on 14 September 2015 as well as further increases in its regional Polish services.

01 Apr
2015

Air India receives its 20th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and Air India celebrated the airline's milestone delivery of its 20th 787 Dreamliner from Boeing's final assembly facility in North Charleston.

31 Mar
2015

WestJet announces departure of CFO

WestJet President and CEO Gregg Saretsky today announced the resignation of Vito Culmone, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President, Finance, effective May 29, 2015.

31 Mar
2015

easyJet celebrates opening of new base in Amsterdam and announces further expansion

easyJet today celebrated the opening of its new base at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam and announced plans to add a fourth aircraft to its fleet at the airport from October 2015 onwards.

31 Mar
2015

Saab receives follow-on orders on self-protection system for the Indian Dhruv helicopter

Saab, through its local South African company, Saab Grintek Defence has received follow-on orders from Hindustan Aeronautic Limited, India, for serial production of an integrated electronic warfare self-protection system for installation on the Indian Army’s and Air Force’s Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv.

31 Mar
2015

Wizz Air announces new routes from Budapest to Glasgow and Bologna

Wizz Air today announced further growth to its low fare route network from Hungary with two new Budapest services to Bologna and Glasgow.

31 Mar
2015

Iberia Group announces new routes and destinations

Iberia, Iberia Express and franchise partner Iberia Regional Air Nostrum launch 39 new routes and add 19 destinations.

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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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March 30, 2015 105

Arik Air introduces CRJ1000 with three-abreast Business-class seating

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Arik Air of Nigeria has placed the first dual-class CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft configured with three-abreast business-class seating into service in West Africa.
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Air Seychelles non-stop to Paris and stronger regional network

Air Seychelles will launch three weekly non-stop Paris flights from July 2015, replacing the…
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Rwandair and Proflight Zambia to codeshare

Proflight Zambia and Rwandair have signed a codeshare agreement on the Lusaka - Johannesburg…

Asia

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April 01, 2015 58

Air India receives its 20th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and Air India celebrated the airline's milestone delivery of its 20th 787 Dreamliner from Boeing's final assembly facility in North Charleston.
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ANA orders three 787-10 Dreamliners

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today finalized an order for three 787-10 Dreamliners,…
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VietJetAir receives first Airbus 321

Airbus has celebrated the delivery of its 9000th aircraft at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany on…

Europe

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Wizz Air announces new base in Poland

Wizz Air today announced that it will open its 21st base in Lublin (Poland) with one new Airbus A320 on 14 September 2015 as well as further increases in its regional Polish services.
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easyJet celebrates opening of new base in Amsterdam and announces further expansion

easyJet today celebrated the opening of its new base at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam and…
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Wizz Air announces new routes from Budapest to Glasgow and Bologna

Wizz Air today announced further growth to its low fare route network from Hungary with two…

Middle East

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March 30, 2015 178

"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 United States pose a significant threat to the millions of travellers who have benefitted from new choice in the market, said Etihad Airways President and Chief…
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Gulf Air suspends Sana’a operations

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, confirmed the suspension of its five…
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Emirates announces a new daily service to Orlando

Emirates has announced it is commencing a daily service to Orlando, Florida from 1st September…

North America

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April 01, 2015 28

Aeromexico and Delta file antitrust immunity application

Delta Air Lines and Grupo Aeromexico have filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking antitrust immunity for a new joint venture on flights between the United States and Mexico.
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WestJet announces departure of CFO

WestJet President and CEO Gregg Saretsky today announced the resignation of Vito Culmone,…
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Aeromexico announces Mexico City to Ontario and Sacramento flights

Aeromexico announced the beginning of its new service from Mexico City to the cities of…

Pacific and Oceania

Boeing 787-9
March 23, 2015 146

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 447

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

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March 06, 2015 334

Air Europa and Seaborne Airlines to codeshare

Air Europa continues its expansion throughout the Caribbean by connecting its daily flight between Spain and the Dominican Republic with its neighbor, Puerto Rico.
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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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Seaborne signs interline agreement with United

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