Author: Press

Chile’s SKY Orders 10 A321XLRs to Expand Its International Footprint

Reading Time: 2 minutes SKY, a Chilean-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. The A321XLR is the next evolutionary step in the A320neo/A321neo Family, meeting market requirements for increased range and payload in a single-aisle aircraft. The A321XLR will deliver an […]

Austrian Airlines Aims to Achieve Climate-Neutral Growth as of 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Starting in the coming year, Austrian Airlines aims to grow in a CO2 neutral manner. The Austrian national carrier committed itself to achieving this goal within the context of the so-called “CORSIA” agreement. As of 2021, CO2 emissions generated by international air traffic will be compensated by investments in climate protection projects. In the year […]

BAA Training Becomes ENAC Partner for Pilot Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe and ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), internationally recognized as the leading aeronautics and aviation university in Europe, joins forces to prepare professional pilots. According to the agreement, BAA Training becomes a partner for ATPL Integrated theoretical training provided to ENAC […]

Gulfstream Begins G500 Deliveries to Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G500™ has been delivered to its first European customer. An undisclosed Western-Europe-based charter operator took delivery of the aircraft in Savannah. The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service in North America, Brazil, the Middle East and Europe. The […]

Scandinavia’s SAS Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scandinavian carrier SAS has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the newest operator of this latest generation, highly efficient widebody aircraft. The airline has a total of eight A350-900 aircraft on order and operates an Airbus fleet of 68 aircraft (51 A320 Family, 17 A330 and A340 Family aircraft). In the coming years, as […]

BAA Training Expands Its Ab Initio School

Reading Time: < 1 minute BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, announces expanding its Ab Initio flight school. Currently operating in Lithuania and Spain, the Academy adds one more flight base in Spain and expands its training infrastructure. Providing Ab Initio training since 2009, and collaborating with major airlines for cadet training […]

Avion Express Malta Lands Canadian FAOC

Reading Time: < 1 minute Avion Express Malta, a subsidiary airline of the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world Avion Express, has received FAOC (Foreign Air Carrier Certificate) from Transport Canada, issued by the Minister of Transport on the 1st of November. Avion Express Malta has started its operations in May and had been flying for Europe’s third-largest low-cost […]

Biman Bangladesh Orders Two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) announced at the 2019 Dubai Airshow that the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet with two additional airplanes valued at $585 million at list prices. The purchase – recorded in October as an unidentified order on Boeing’s website – complements Biman’s fleet of 787-8 jets with the larger […]

Garuda Indonesia Takes Delivery of Its First A330neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Garuda Indonesia has received its first A330-900. This new generation widebody aircraft is the first of 14 A330-900s ordered by the airline. The airline currently operates 24 A330 Family aircraft on regional and long-haul routes. The A330-900’s increased range and enhanced economics will contribute to Garuda Indonesia’s fleet modernisation and growth plans, allowing the airline […]

First New Airbus A321LR to Enter SAS Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first of three new A321LRs, a narrow-bodied aircraft suited for longer distances, will enter service in the SAS fleet on September 18, 2020. The new aircraft is equipped with a service concept with three travel classes, like the rest of SAS’ long-haul fleet, and will increase SAS’ flexibility to meet Scandinavian travel patterns.  The […]