Tag: aviation market

China Encourages Private Investment into Aviation Projects Worth $16B

Reading Time: 1 minute China would encourage private investment in 28 airport, drone and maintenance projects worth a total of US$16 billion, as part of its efforts to make the sector more globally competitive, the Civil Aviation Administration on China said in a joint statement with the National Development and Reform Commission, Reuters report. Eleven of those projects already […]

Ukraine Considers Creation of Two New Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian has announced that negotiations on establishment of two airlines with foreign and Ukrainian capital are currently underway. According to him, these carriers may begin operation in Ukraine next year. Omelian made the announcement on the Espresso.TV television channel. “We started negotiations with three companies at the beginning of this […]

Ryanair Eyes Up Purchase Of All Of Air Berlin

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair CEO Ryan O’Leary has made it clear that subject to being provided with more information, and one major condition, Ryanair would be very interested in making a bid for the whole of the insolvent Air Berlin. He has indicated that obtaining additional data on the airline’s finances was critical. According to Mr. O’Leary, Ryanair […]

Netherlands’ Airports Switching 100% To Wind Energy

Reading Time: 2 minutes On January the 1st of 2017, Dutch National Railway company NS made a monumental step towards a world in which we no longer compromise the wellbeing of future generations for the sake of our own livelihood. NS is switching to wind energy from newly erected wind farms for transporting all of its 600,000 daily passengers, […]

Boeing Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. Now in its eighth year, the outlook is a respected industry study that forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to support the world’s growing commercial […]

Resurging African Economies See Etihad Boost Capacity

Reading Time: 1 minute Etihad has announced it will add seven flights per week to both Cairo, Egypt, and Lagos, Nigeria, on the back of growing numbers of tourists from the continent. “Cairo is the largest point to point market from Abu Dhabi enjoying an increase in tourist traffic to Egypt,” says Mohammad Al Bulooki, Etihad Airways Executive Vice […]

El Al Israel Airlines To Acquire Israir

Reading Time: 1 minute Israeli flag carrier El Al is to take control of fellow Israeli airline Israir. The acquisition, which is subject to approval by the country’s antitrust authority, will use El Al charter subsidiary Sun d’Or as the vehicle through which Israir will be acquired. Israir is a privately owned package holiday company that sells accommodation as […]

Boeing Triumphs On The Territory Of Its Closest Rival

Reading Time: 4 minutes 2017 Paris Airshow became the main focus of attention within the world of aviation last week. The 52nd show brought together all the industry’s players to show off and find out the latest technological innovations developed to enhance global aviation safety and improve the quality of services. This year’s show was rich in new aircraft, […]

Global Standards The Key For Sustainable Russian Aviation Growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Russian Federation to implement global standards and best practices, in order to maximize the economic and social benefits generated by its growing air transport sector. Strong demand for connectivity is evident in over 12% growth this year for passenger services and robust growth in air freight. […]

Embraer Forecasts 6,400 New 70- To 130-Seat Jets Globally By 2036

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer predicts 6,400 new 70- to 130-seat commercial jets will be delivered worldwide by 2036, valued at $300 billion, according to the Brazilian manufacturer’s new 2017 Market Outlook report. The overall number of projected deliveries shows a moderate uptick of 50 to-be-delivered jets from last year’s 20-year market forecast. The company said 63% of the […]