Tag: partnership

Aerolease Aviation to Purchase up to 20 MRJ Aircraft

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Aerolease Aviation, LLC, an aircraft leasing company based in the United States, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of ten firm MRJ90 aircraft with an option to an additional ten MRJ90 aircraft. Mitsubishi Aircraft and Aerolease Aviation signed an LOI (Letter of Intent) at the Singapore […]

Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner to Uzbekistan Airways

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways, the flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan, celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. “The delivery of our first Dreamliner marks a new and exciting chapter in our long-standing relationship with Boeing that began back in 1996,” said Valeriy Tyan, Director General, Uzbekistan Airways. “We are delighted […]

CSAT to Provide Aircraft Maintenance for Sichuan Airlines

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft maintenance services, entered into an Agreement with a fourth Chinese air carrier, Sichuan Airlines. CSAT will provide line maintenance for aircraft servicing the new direct scheduled connection between Prague and Chengdu which launches its operations on 12 August 2016. CSAT has […]

Aviation Australia, Airways New Zealand Form New Training Centre

Training company Aviation Australia and air navigation services provider Airways New Zealand have formed a joint-venture to train new air traffic controllers. The pair will open a new facility at Aviation Australia’s Brisbane training campus featuring total control radar and aerodrome simulators that will cater for international students, with Airways New Zealand to run ab-initio air […]

EASA Eastern Partnership and Central Asia Project Kick-off

On 13 July 2016, EASA officially launched in Chisinau (Moldova) a technical cooperation project for the Eastern Partnership and Central Asia countries. The four-year project aims at supporting the implementation of the European and international standards in civil aviation safety, security and market regulation. The project kicked off in presence of the Prime Minister of […]

Bombardier Creates $1bn C-Series Partnership with Québec

Bombardier has entered into a definitive agreement for a $1 billion US investment by the Government of Québec in a newly created limited partnership. It will be called the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (the “CSALP”), to which the assets, liabilities and obligations of the C Series aircraft program will be transferred. “We are delighted to […]

Lufthansa Technik and Malaysia Airlines Plan Cooperation on MRO Facility

Today, Lufthansa Technik AG and Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad have signed a Terms of Reference in Kuala Lumpur on a strategic partnership framework for a joint venture (JV) to establish a regional maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility. The MRO facility, planned for 2017, would be based at Malaysia Airlines’  existing facilities at Kuala Lumpur […]

The Transatlantic Market in Summer 2016

The Transatlantic market between North America and Europe is still the single largest intercontinental market in the world, and with dozens of airlines offering nonstop service on trans-Atlantic routes, it is also highly competitive. After 2012 and 2013 featured a tepid growth in the face of staunch capacity discipline for major U.S. airlines and financial […]

Idea of Low Cost Carriers Connecting with Legacy Carriers

This week, the Financial Times looked at the purportedly novel idea that Ryanair and easyJet may try to cooperate with legacy carriers to transfer passengers. This would be news for those two airlines, but it’s not a surprise. While it’s certainly not something without precedent, this plan is a little different. It’s going to be […]