Category: Europe

Barcelona El Prat Airport Sees Record Numbers in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes There may still be a lot of uncertainty surrounding Brexit in the UK, but that isn’t stopping the majority from enjoying their annual break. Many European destinations have experienced an increase in tourism over the past couple of years. One in particular that’s seen an increase in tourists is Barcelona. Here, we’ll look at some […]

Airbus Delivers 500 Aircraft in Eight Months: 66 Aircraft More Than in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute European conglomerate Airbus has announced its monthly performance results sharing the increase in deliveries over the same period of 2018. During eight months of 2019 the aircraft manufacturer has delivered 500 planes, 66 more than in 2018. The deliveries of the year 2019 divided as follows: 400 single-aisle aircraft (207 units of the A320neo), 40 […]

Baltic Ground Services CZ Signs Financing Agreements with Raiffeisen Bank

Reading Time: 1 minute Baltic Ground Services CZ, a subsidiary of Baltic Ground Services (BGS), the international provider of ground handling, aircraft fueling, passenger services belonging Avia Solutions Group, has signed 1.2 million euros worth operational financing contracts with Raiffeisen Bank group. Baltic Ground Services CZ currently operates in Ostrava airport where it provides into-plane fueling service. Until now, […]

FL Technics Expands Its EASA Part-145 Approval with Airbus A320neo Family Type

Reading Time: 1 minute FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, a part of Avia Solutions Group, has just extended its EASA Part-145 approval with Airbus A320neo family type (LEAP-1A & PW 1100G) for Line maintenance services. The company has already added this new type to its main line station in Vilnius (VNO), […]

Tunisair Express Places an Order for Three ATR 72-600s

Reading Time: 1 minute Tunisair Express has finalized an order for three ATR 72-600s to renew its regional fleet and boost both domestic and international connectivity. This type of regional aircraft became a Tunisian public airline’s choice primarily for “unbeatable economics and most eco-responsible performance“. The ATR regional aircraft burns 40% less fuel and emits 40% less CO2, compared […]

EASA to Lift Boeing 737 MAX in Europe after Its Own Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it will run its own independent tests to check the Boeing 737 MAX software updates and evaluate its safety before giving European operators permission to fly. The European regulator intends to independently check its counterpart’s from the US, the FAA, verdict on the improvements Boeing made to […]

First Airbus A330neo Delivered to Hi Fly

Reading Time: 1 minute Hi Fly, the privately-owned Portuguese wet lease specialist operating an exclusive all-Airbus fleet, has taken delivery of a new A330neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation. The aircraft is configured with 371 seats in a two-class layout, with 18 high-comfort lie-flat business class seats and 353 economy seats. All seats are equipped with the latest-generation […]

French Aigle Azur Set to File for Bankruptcy

Reading Time: 1 minute Aigle Azur, the French airline founded 73 years ago, is about to file for bankruptcy. The airline has been placed in receivership and is open to offers from buyers. Even though the airline has entered severe turbulence, operations will continue. Reportedly, such an outcome has followed a dispute with one of shareholders who attempted to […]

KLM to Extend Widebody Fleet with Two More Boeing 777 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands, intends to expand its Boeing 777 fleet by two more 777-300ER aircraft already placed on the order list. The value of the new deal is $751 million at current list prices. In the statement Boeing noted that the order was previously listed as from […]

Airbus Turns 50: From Idea to World-Wide Aviation Market Leader

Reading Time: 5 minutes “We Make It Fly”, states Airbus as this is the company’s official slogan. It is not only a statement – Airbus lives up to it. This year one of the leaders in designing, manufacturing and delivering aircraft and aerospace products, services and solutions is celebrating their 50th anniversary. It is a perfect occasion for a […]