Tag: partnership

Boeing and Silk Way Announce an Order for 10 737 MAX 8 Airplanes

Boeing and Silk Way announced an order for 10 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $1.1 billion at current list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website. “Silk Way’s success and profitability is a direct result of investing in its fleet and services and growing […]

FIFA to Sign Major Deal With Qatar Airways

FIFA could seal a major partnership deal with Qatar Airways within weeks, a source has told AFP, the same day football’s corruption-tainted world body announced a $369 million loss. “We hope to confirm it in the next few months, perhaps before the congress in Bahrain (May 10-11),” the source close to FIFA said on Friday […]

Russian-Chinese Widebody Passenger Airliner Project Officially Launched

A joint venture between Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (Comac) and Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to develop a long-haul widebody aircraft (provisionally designated Comac C929) has been registered in China, as follows from UAC’s annual report. The establishment of the venture marks the official start of the project. Known as China-Russia Commercial Aircraft […]

Delta and Korean Air to Expand Partnership

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have reached an agreement to deepen their historic partnership, with an expanded trans-Pacific network that will increase travel choices and boost competition between the U.S. and Asia. The airlines signed a memorandum of understanding to implement a joint venture arrangement, which will offer customers access to the most comprehensive […]

Seven Nations to Join Israel in Biggest Air Drill in Country’s History

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is set to host one of the most complex air exercises ever later this year, featuring 100 aircraft and hundreds of airmen. India, Greece, Poland, France, Italy, the US and Germany will participate in the two-week Blue Flag air exercises, held every other year. “It will be a massive exercise; […]

Delta Closes $620m Investment in Aeromexico

Delta Air Lines announced the successful completion of its cash tender offer that commenced on Feb. 13, 2017 through the Mexican Stock Exchange to acquire up to an additional 32 percent of the outstanding capital stock of Grupo Aeroméxico S.A.B. de C.V. for MXN $53.00 per share, which expired at 1:00 p.m. Mexico City time […]

CDB Aviation Orders 30 737 Max Aircraft

Boeing and CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation) announced an order for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $3.3 billion at current list prices, was previously unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. Both sides agreed to take this opportunity to broaden communication and strengthen cooperation in various fields, bringing the partnership […]

New South Korean Carrier KAIR Airlines Orders Eight A320s

South Korean start-up carrier KAIR Airlines has announced that it has selected the A320 Family to launch its new low cost operation, with a firm order for eight A320ceo. The new airline will be based in Cheongju in central South Korea and will focus primarily on services to international destinations in North East Asia. “We […]

First airberlin Airbus A320 in the Austrian Airlines Livery Takes Off

The first Airbus A320 of airberlin in the Austrian Airlines livery took off with the flight number OS 779 for its initial scheduled flight from Vienna to Skopje. The jet with the registration D-ABZA is the first of five Airbus A320 to be operated for Austrian Airlines by airberlin including airberlin crew within the context […]

SmartLynx Signs Wet Lease Agreement with easyJet

On 3 March 2017 SmartLynx Airlines Ltd. signed an ACMI wet lease agreement with easyJet Airline Company Ltd. According to it SmartLynx leases to easyJet one aircraft Airbus A320, MSN 662 with Latvian Registration Mark YL-LCN. The lease term for this aircraft is determined from 1 April till 28 October 2017. Aircraft will operate form […]