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More Chinese will travel overseas during 2020 Spring Festival holiday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

Chinese travelers have booked trips to 419 overseas cities in over 100 countries and regions during the seven-day holiday beginning ... Read More

FAA chief: Boeing 737 Max not likely to be cleared for flight until 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

US civil aviation regulators are not likely to clear Boeing's problem-prone 737 Max aircraft for flight until next year, according ... Read More

Air France names newest Airbus A350

mm Alain St.Ange- December 12, 2019

Air France has confirmed that it has received its third Airbus A350-900. After "Toulouse" and "Lyon," Air France has decided ... Read More

Air Madagascar suspending flights to Johannesburg

mm Alain St.Ange- December 12, 2019

It has been confirmed from Air Madagascar that effective early January the airline will be stopping its twice weekly flights ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines took off in bad weather and crashed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET357 from Juba to Addis Ababa on Tuesday crashed during a take-off attempt at 17.15  at  Juba ... Read More

Russia considering selling 16 Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes to Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Russia's Industry and Trade Minister announced that Russia is considering selling between six and sixteen Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 aircraft to ... Read More

Holland-Kaye: November sets new records at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Heathrow Airport has recorded its busiest ever November with over 6.2 million passengers traveling through the airport, ahead of reuniting ... Read More

IATA: Global airline industry expected to improve in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecast that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3 billion ... Read More

Air France-KLM orders 10 additional Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

The Air France–KLM Group has decided to place a firm order for 10 additional widebody Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which will ... Read More

VINCI Airports hands over Salvador Bahia Airport upgrade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

VINCI Airports, which began operating the Salvador Bahia Airport concession in January 2018, today delivered a works program designed to ... Read More

IATA: 59 airlines join 25by2025 campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that 59 airlines have committed to the 25by2025 campaign which seeks to address ... Read More

Airlines put Christmas crackers on their Naughty List

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

British Christmas travelers wishing to take the festivities of home abroad with them this December, should approach with caution when ... Read More

Lufthansa AG names new CEOs for Eurowings and Brussels Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has appointed new CEOs for Eurowings and Brussels Airlines. Jens Bischof will take ... Read More

US rolls out new sanctions against Iran’s Mahan Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air - a privately owned Iranian airline based in Tehran, which has been ... Read More

Airline industry steps up efforts against rogue lithium battery shipments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders ... Read More

‘New transport ecosystem’ created at Amsterdam Drone Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019

Just like the drone industry itself, the Amsterdam Drone Week is rapidly outgrowing its infancy. Together with the High Level ... Read More

Air Seychelles confirms delivery of 2nd A320neo aircraft

mm Alain St.Ange- December 11, 2019

The new generation aircraft which forms part of the airlines plan to refresh its fleet, will generate unbeatable efficiency, lowest ... Read More

Russian airlines warn of sharp airfare rise in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Russia's Association of Air Transport Operators announced that a substantial increase in airfares should be expected in 2020. Airline tickets ... Read More

Turkish Airlines: 5.7 million passengers in November 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for November 2019, recorded 82.3% load factor in ... Read More

Heathrow Primary students unwrap Christmas at the airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Heathrow has undergone a festive Christmas transformation, as students from Heathrow Primary deck the halls with over 500 hand crafted ... Read More

IATA urges EU to support European aviation Green Deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the European Union to support aviation’s energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) ... Read More

Chilean plane with 38 passengers bound for Antarctica declared ‘crashed’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Chilean transport aircraft headed for Antarctica and carrying 38 passengers and crew is considered to have “crashed” because it would ... Read More

Cabo Verde Airlines launches Cabo Verde-Lagos, Nigeria flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines began regular flights to Lagos, Nigeria, on December 9th. The inaugural flight took place this Monday, December ... Read More

Flying on KLM means flying on used Cooking Oil

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2019

Sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % ... Read More

How to fly in style from Dubai to Mexico City?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 10, 2019

 Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona. The Emirates Boeing ... Read More

Burnham Sterling advises Hawaiian Airlines on Japanese financing of 6 Airbus aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Burnham Sterling & Co. LLC today announced it acted as exclusive financial adviser and placement agent to Hawaiian Airlines for ... Read More

African aviation industry leaders unite in Kenya at Routes Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038, according to International Air Transport Association latest ... Read More

World Aviation Safety Summit: Cross-industry collaboration number one priority

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Day one of the World Aviation Safety Summit highlighted that cross-industry collaboration remains a priority in ensuring safety for the ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its ... Read More

Lufthansa Group concludes European purchase agreement with gategroup

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The Lufthansa Group and gategroup concluded a purchase agreement for the European business of the LSG Group. The parties have ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces new Budapest-Moscow flights with Ural Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Having already launched 30 new routes this year – an additional two still to commence – Budapest Airport is confirming ... Read More

Etihad raises funds tied to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has become the first airline to secure funding for a ... Read More

African Tourism Board focus on Aviation takes a big step forward at Routes Mombasa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2019

African Tourism Board President Alain St.Ange, who was also the former Seychelles  Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine ... Read More

Cape Verde – Washington DC now on Cabo Verde Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2019

The inaugural flight between Cabo Verde and the U.S. Capital Washington DC,  took place this Sunday, December 8th, and departed ... Read More

Airbus supports Grand Prix Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2019

Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, was chosen as the official secure communications technology provider for ... Read More

Satan does not fly American Airlines!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2019

Florida resident Swati Runi Goyal was awaiting takeoff aboard an American Airlines flight to Las Vegas on the day before ... Read More