Category: Airlines & Airports

Atlantic Airways Takes Delivery of Its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Atlantic Airways, the Faroe Islands flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320neo, MSN8918. Leased from Air Lease Corporation, this aircraft is powered by CFMI LEAP-1A engines and is configured in an all-economy cabin layout. With its new Airbus fleet member Atlantic Airways will further develop its European network. The airline, an Airbus customer […]

Qatar Airways Goes for 18 Gulfstream Aircraft Worth $1 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute The national carrier of the State of Qatar, placed an order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft worth over $1 billion. For 14 Gulfstream G650ER and four Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways currently operates a fleet of 18 rivate jets, including six Gulfstream G650ERs, four Gulfstream G500s, three Bombardier Challenger 605s, four Global 5000s and one Global XRS. […]

Avion Express Demonstrates Growth in Fleet and Production

Reading Time: 1 minute During the first half of 2019 the largest narrow-body ACMI operator in the world Avion Express expanded its fleet and increased production results. This summer the company is operating 22 Airbus A320 family aircraft. The current fleet is the biggest in the history of Avion Express. During the summer season 2019 Avion Express is providing […]

Qatar Airways Shakes the Ground with Multi-Billion Agreements

Reading Time: 1 minute Rapidly growing its operations and expanding fleet capabilities, Qatar Airways has struck multiple deals again. An order for five Boeing 777 Freighters and several agreements with GE Aviation. Five more Freighters for air cargo operations Qatar Airways purchased to better serve more than 60 global destinations and supplement the current fleet of 23 cargo planes, […]

Azores Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First A321LR

Reading Time: 1 minute Azores Airlines, the Azores archipelago-based carrier, has taken delivery of its first of three A321LRs to be leased from Air Lease Corporation “ALC”, becoming the latest operator of the long-range single-aisle aircraft. Powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, the Azores Airlines’ A321LR comprises 190 seats in a two-class configuration (16 Business class seats and 174 seats […]

Boeing Loses Major Deal for up to 50 Struggling MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute flyadeal, Saudi Arabia’s low-cost carrier, announced plans for an all-Airbus fleet in the future meaning that an order placed for up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in December is about to be cancelled. The low-cost airline which commenced its operations just in 2017 said it has moved forward with an order for 30 Airbus […]

Russia’s airlines enjoy collective 12.3 per cent traffic growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the tragic accident of Aeroflot’s Superjet 100 at Sheremetyevo and the overall sluggish Russian economy in the period, the local air travel market remained surprisingly buoyant, with an overall traffic growth rate of 12.3 per cent in the first five months of 2019. According to the latest data collected by Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya, […]

KlasJet Expands Market Reach With the Addition of the New Boeing 737-500

Reading Time: 1 minute KlasJet, a European private and business charter carrier, part of the Avia Solutions Group, released its latest fleet addition – Boeing 737-500 LY-JMS to the service. With the refined economy class interior and 120 seat aircraft, KlasJet is expanding its business to new markets. During the past year, we have expanded our operations, developed a […]

Air Canada Gets Approval to Acquire Air Transat Parent for CA$520 million

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Canada and Transat A.T. have concluded a definitive Arrangement Agreement that provides for Air Canada’s acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of Transat and its combination with Air Canada.  Under the terms of the binding agreement, unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of Transat, Air Canada will acquire all outstanding shares of […]

American Airlines: MD-80 Retirement Date Officially Set

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines, a major US airline, has announced phasing out its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft, also known as the Super 80. The last 26 MD-80 is scheduled to fly on 4 September, 2019. The airline not only revealed the schedule of the final revenue flights on the “Mad Dog” before their desert farewell ferry flights […]