Tag: partnership

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 […]