Tag: new aircraft

2016 – A Year of Sustained Growth for Etihad Airways

Reading Time: 1 minute Etihad Airways delivered another year of sustained growth in 2016, helped by new aircraft, additional frequencies and the introduction of further world-class products. The airline carried 18.5 million guests during the year, up 6% on 2015. The airline was also part of the evolution of Etihad Aviation Group, a wider aviation and tourism business which […]

Norwegian’s UK Expansion Cleared for Take-Off

Reading Time: 1 minute Low-cost airline Norwegian is ready to take-off its biggest year ever, with the introduction of brand new aircraft, exclusive new routes – including its first long-haul flights outside the USA – and more affordable flights on the UK’s only direct low-cost transatlantic services. Europe’s third largest low-cost airline will expand its young aircraft fleet with […]

Ryanair To Create Over 3,500 New Jobs In 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline,  announced that it is to launch a major recruitment drive as it plans to take delivery of 50 new aircraft in the next 12 months. Ryanair announced that it will be hiring 2,000 new cabin crew, 1,000 pilots and 250 aircraft engineers, as well as promoting over 300 First Officers on […]

Gulfstream G500 Completes Flutter Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the Gulfstream G500 has completed flutter testing, achieving another milestone in the new aircraft’s flight-test program. The first G500 test aircraft, T1, performed the tests over the course of more than 50 flights. “The G500 has accomplished a great deal since we launched the flight-test program in May 2015,” said […]