Category: Airlines & Airports

Europe to Have Its First Plant for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced it will develop and purchase 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) a year in a period of 10 years. It is the first airline in the world to invest in sustainable aviation fuel on this scale. Environmental pollution is one of the central topics globally. Especially in aviation, which represents […]

S7 Technics: Newly Painted Livery for Air Astana Embraer E190

Reading Time: 2 minutes S7 Technics’ Mineralnye Vody-based aircraft painting centre has completed its first work on an Embraer aircraft. Air Astana dispatched one of its Embraer E190s to Mineralnye Vody for a planned refreshing of its paint under a long-term contract with S7 Technics. The aircraft is the fifth in Air Astana’s fleet to have been painted by […]

India’s Vistara to Supplement Fleet with Six New Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute BOC Aviation, aircraft leasing company, announced it has agreed with Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), on delivery to the airline of four Boeing 737-800 NG and two Airbus A320neo aircraft. Indian carrier expects to receive Boeing aircraft in May 2019, while Airbus planes are about to join […]

Air New Zealand Closes a Multi-Billion-Dollar Deal with Boeing

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand has finally agreed on the options for its long-haul fleet. It is Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. According to the list prices, the value of the deal is $2.7 billion. Earlier this month the airline revealed it is considering between Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft. The were also rumours about the Boeing new […]

BOC Aviation Delivers 3 Boeing 737 NG to SpiceJet

Reading Time: 1 minute BOC Aviation, aircraft leasing company, announced that it has delivered three Boeing 737-800 NG planes to a major Indian airline, SpiceJet. Indian aviation is growing rapidly, thus, the airline which operates 569 average daily flights is “well-placed to capitalise on this trend”. Here the new aircraft powered by CFM56 engines will supplement the fleet of […]

First Airbus A330neo Reaches Delta Air Lines

Reading Time: 1 minute It has finally happened. Delta has finally received its long-awaited Airbus widebody aircraft. The first one out of 35 five on the order list. Delta was the launch customer for the A330-900, ordering 25 in November 2014 and an additional 10 last year. With the recent delivery, Delta has become the operator of both Airbus’ […]

Ukraine International Adds Second Embraer E195

Reading Time: 1 minute Ukraine International enhanced its fleet with 2nd medium-haul Embraer-195. The plane received the registration number UR-EMF and became the 7th aircraft of the Embraer brand in the UIA fleet. The aircraft accommodates 116 passengers in a two-class cabin configuration, i.e. Business & Economy Class. Therefore, passengers will be able to enjoy the benefits of a […]

Air New Zealand to Decide in Favour of Boeing Aircraft?

Reading Time: 1 minute After 18 months of discussions, calculations and attempts to arrive at the final decision, Air New Zealand, an Auckland-based airline, has come closer to picking the aircraft to renew its widebody fleet. According to Reuters, it will be Boeing. Reportedly, the flag carrier of New Zealand is looking for an option to replace its eight […]

18th Airbus A220-300 Joins airBaltic Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 18th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAR. This was the fourth Airbus A220-300 received this year and four more new aircraft will join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 2 600 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every second […]

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Have a Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute Ethiopian Airlines refuses providing any comments regarding the investigation of  the ET-302 crash, however, is convinced that its pilots followed all the procedures to prevent the fatal accident, whereas Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft have problems. According to the airline, its pilots were prepared to operate Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The captain was upgraded […]