Tag: aviation cooperation

Emirates Welcomes 100th A380 to Its Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive officiated the ceremony. He was joined at the event by Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline; Tom Enders, Airbus […]

Emirates Boosts U.S. Economy By US$21 Billion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates supported more than 104,000 American jobs and contributed US$21.3 billion in revenue to the U.S. economy, including US$10.5 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and US$6.4 billion of labor income in 2015*, according to a study conducted by Campbell-Hill Aviation Group, a well-established economic consulting firm to airlines, airports and the aviation […]

Qatar Airways Builds Stake in LATAM Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has taken a ten per cent stake in LATAM Airlines through subsidiary Qatar Airways Investments (UK). Both carriers are members of the oneworld alliance. The pre-emptive rights offering of 61,316,424 new shares, at a price per share of US$10, ended on December 23rd, in which Qatar subscribed shares of LATAM through its wholly-owned. […]

Russian-Chinese Passenger Jet to Take on Boeing & Airbus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Moscow and Beijing are to sign a deal to produce a new wide-body passenger aircraft by end of June, reports Life News citing Russian ministerial sources. The project is part of a reported $13 billion aviation cooperation deal signed in 2014 during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to China. The long-haul plane will be developed in […]