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The A350-1000 is certified for airline service

Posted 22 November 2017

Delivery of the first A350-1000 – the longest-fuselage version of Airbus' A350 XWB jetliner – is planned before year-end following the aircraft's Type Certification by the European and U.S. airworthiness authorities.

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IATA introduces I-ASC Survey to enhance safety through a safety culture

Posted 21 November 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the IATA Aviation Safety Culture (I-ASC) survey to support airlines in the implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and building a

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Royal Jordanian takes up Optiontown system to add value to frequent travellers

Posted 21 November 2017

Royal Jordanian has today joined the growing band of airlines to team up with Optiontown, a world pioneer in developing unique and innovative travel options

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AACO slams new tax attack from United States

Posted 21 November 2017

The Arab Air Carriers organisation (AACO) has slammed plans for a proposed United States taxation amendment that targets international carriers on routes not served more than twice weekly by US carriers.

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Abu Dhabi: TSA supports ACI-IATA initiative on airline security

Posted 21 November 2017

Addressing the aviation security community at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 26th AVSEC World conference in Abu Dhabi last week, TSA Administrator, David P. Pekoske, endorsed the joint Airports

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IATA urges Swift GASeP implementation

Posted 21 November 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the swift implementation by states of the first Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) which was established this week by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

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Etihad Airways Swiss flights become all-Boeing 787 Dreamliner services

Posted 21 November 2017

Etihad Airways' flights to and from Switzerland will become an all-Boeing 787 Dreamliner operation with the aircraft being deployed on the Abu Dhabi – Geneva route, effective 25 March 2018.

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Etihad conference is in good health

Posted 19 November 2017

Etihad hosted the fifth edition of its acclaimed annual Aviation Health Conference, in the UAE capital yesterday. The conference was accredited for the first time by the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine.

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AFSEC: Osprey changing the face of aviation security

Posted 16 November 2017

The newly launched aviation security company, Osprey Flight Solutions, has been demonstrating its risk analysis and management software for the first time at AVSEC World in Abu Dhabi this week

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Turkish Airlines enjoys record Q3 profit figures

Posted 16 November 2017

Turkish Airlines has soared back into profitability with $939 million in the third quarter taking the year to date profit to $956 million. The third quarter figures are a record for the Istanbul carrier.

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Emirates makes connectivity decision for 777X fleet

Posted 16 November 2017

Emirates and Thales have signed a new agreement to equip its Boeing 777X fleet with the next generation broadband inflight connectivity using Inmarsat GX global network. The partnership will give Emirates customers what the airline

in Air Transport / Maintenance

Gulf Air go for Honeywell APUs

Posted 16 November 2017

Gulf Air has signed an agreement to purchase Honeywell auxiliary power units (APU) for its new, incoming fleet of 29 Airbus 320/321neo aircraft.

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Dubai Airshow – Royal Jordanian signs Boeing for 787 training

Posted 16 November 2017

Royal Jordanian used the Dubai Air Show to announce that it has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide the Amman-based airline with a comprehensive

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Dubai Airshow: Air Arabia selects AFI KLM E&M for CFM56-5B engine support A320 fleet

Posted 16 November 2017

Air Arabia has signed a long-term, full engine support contract for its growing Airbus A320 fleet with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M), a major multi-product MRO

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Dubai Airshow: flydubai signs with Boeing for 225 737 MAXs

Posted 15 November 2017

Boeing and flydubai signed a landmark agreement at the Dubai Airshow today for 225 737 MAX aircraft with a list price value of $27 billion, making it the largest-ever single-aisle jet order – by number of airplanes and total value

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Dubai Airshow – order records smashed on fourth day of show

Posted 15 November 2017

The biggest ever single-aisle order from a Middle Eastern carrier and the biggest ever order for Airbus came as a late bonus for the Dubai Airshow today

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Dubai Airshow: Indigo Partners commits to another 430 A320neo

Posted 15 November 2017

Indigo Partners' four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional Airbus A320neo Family aircraft.

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Dubai Airshow: Bombardier signs with EgyptAir for up to 24 CS300s

Posted 15 November 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced yesterday at the Dubai Airshow, that it has signed a letter of intent (LoI) for up to 24 CS300 aircraft with EgyptAir Holding Company, of Cairo.

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Dubai Airshow: Wataniya fleet boost with 25 A320neo

Posted 14 November 2017

Airbus ended a very subdued Dubai show with a quiet announcement of an MoU for 25 A320 neos for Kuwait's Wataniya Airways.

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Dubai Airshow: Air Arabia announces expansion plans

Posted 14 November 2017

Air Arabia has unveiled plans to expand into new markets, as it signed a lease on six new Airbus A321neo long range aircraft in a deal valued in excess of US$2.79 billion at current list prices.

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Dubai Airshow: Emirates signs MoU for 40 Boeing 787-10s

Posted 13 November 2017

Emirates Airline yesterday announced the next stage in assembling its future fleet when it signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 40 Boeing 787-10s.

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Dubai Airshow: Flydubai showcases its first Boeing 737 MAX 8

Posted 13 November 2017

Flydubai marks its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in the Middle East in the 2013 edition of

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Dubai Airshow: DART arrowing in on certification

Posted 13 November 2017

Austria's Diamond Aircraft Industries new DART-450 is the brainchild of company CEO, Christian Dries, who saw a gap in the market, serving those countries that might be unable to afford existing tandem turboprop trainers.

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Dubai Airshow: First-class unveiling from Emirates

Posted 13 November 2017

Emirates Airline unveiled its eagerly anticipated new first-class product at the show yesterday, capping a four-year development project.

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Bombardier to showcase CS300 in airBaltic's livery at Dubai Airshow

Posted 10 November 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will celebrate the CS300's first year in service by showcasing airBaltic's newest aircraft at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, 12-16 November.

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Boeing, CDB Aviation finalise order for 52 737 MAXs and eight 787 Dreamliners

Posted 10 November 2017

Boeing and CDB Aviation have finalised an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners.

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Emirates' new Boeing 777 First Class product to debut in Europe

Posted 7 November 2017

Emirates has confirmed that its first two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with its soon-to-launch First Class product will operate from Dubai to the airline's Belgian and Swiss destinations starting from 1st December

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Emirates welcomes 100th A380 to its fleet

Posted 3 November 2017

Emirates today celebrates the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer's delivery centre in Hamburg.

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Emirates unveils aircraft with new Expo 2020 Dubai livery

Posted 1 November 2017

Emirates has unveiled the first aircraft in its fleet with a new livery dedicated to Expo 2020 Dubai. The decal was installed on A6-EPK, an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, at the Emirates Engineering hangar.

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Flyadeal to issue RFP for up to fifty jets

Posted 1 November 2017

Saudi Arabia's flyadeal will issue a Request For Proposals (RFP) to both Airbus and Boeing for the supply of up to fifty narrow-body aircraft by year-end, reports ch-aviation.

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EgyptAir Express to go with C-Series for E170 replacement

Posted 31 October 2017

EgyptAir Holding has settled on the C-Series to replace its EgyptAir Express unit's fleet of twelve EMB-170s, reports ch-aviation.

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Royal Jordanian to implement new security measures for US-bound flights

Posted 27 October 2017

Royal Jordanian will implement the new security measures required by the US authorities for US-bound flights in mid-January 2018, upon pre-agreement with the concerned US authorities.

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Emirates airline and partners to build the Aviation X-Lab at Area 2071

Posted 26 October 2017

Emirates airline and a consortium of industry partners are announcing a partnership to build the world's first sector-wide Experimental (X) Lab to co-create the next era of human transportation at Area 2071.

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IATA and ACI launch new experience in travel and technologies

Posted 26 October 2017

IATA in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative.

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2036 forecast reveals air passengers will nearly double to 7.8 Billion

Posted 26 October 2017

IATA expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly this year.

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Airbus A330neo takes to the skies

Posted 23 October 2017

Airbus' A330neo has made its maiden departing from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southwestern France last week. The no. 1 A330neo was put through its paces during a four hour and 13 minute airborne evaluation.

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SITA CEO rallies airlines and airports in community fight against cyber threats

Posted 20 October 2017

The air transport industry has cybersecurity as a top priority with 95% of airlines and 96% of airports investing resources into major cybersecurity programmes or pilots over the next three years.

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Emirates to receive 100th A380 aircraft in November

Posted 20 October 2017

Emirates is set to receive its milestone 100th A380 aircraft on November 3.

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A new life of lease...

Posted 19 October 2017

Leasing accounts for 40% of today's airliner purchases and is expected to reach the 50% mark soon. Two Middle East lessors give Alan Dron their views on the current market and future prospects.

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Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A330neo first flight test

Posted 19 October 2017

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the new Airbus A330neo into the skies for its first test flight today.

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Emirates and Qantas to renew their vows

Posted 19 October 2017

Emirates and Qantas are hoping to continue their special relationship and have applied to the the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to renew their alliance.

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Bombardier brings in Airbus as CSeries partner

Posted 17 October 2017

Airbus has become a partner on the Bombardier C Series aircraft programme following an. agreement signed today.

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Middle East carriers' fleet size to more than double by 2036

Posted 16 October 2017

The fleet size of operators in the Middle East is forecast to more than double from 1,250 to 3,320 aircraft over the next two decades, according to the Airbus Global Market Forecast.

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Turkey's TRJet regional programme reported to be cancelled

Posted 14 October 2017

Reports from within Turkey's defence secretariat suggest that the country's first regional jet programme – based on the Dornier 328 – has been cancelled.

in Air Transport / Features

Ban on the run

Posted 11 October 2017

America's ill-conceived laptop ban has been replaced by new, more robust mechanisms for protecting passengers. Martin Rivers talked to Abdul Wahab Teffaha, secretary general of the Arab Air Carriers' Organisation, about the need for a standardised global approach to

in Air Transport

Qantas and Emirates announce network changes

Posted 11 October 2017

Qantas and Emirates have announced additional network changes under the joint partnership which provide customers with greater year round frequency and more services between Australia and New Zealand.

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A330-800 production well underway

Posted 9 October 2017

As Airbus prepares for the first flight of the A330-900, production of the second member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, is well underway with the first parts advancing at Airbus sites throughout Europe.

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Five priorities top agenda for MENA

Posted 8 October 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted five priorities which must be addressed in order for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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Middle East carriers see passenger growth in August

Posted 5 October 2017

Middle Eastern carriers posted a 5.5% traffic increase in August, well below the five-year average pace of 11.1%.

in Air Transport / Features

Embraer eyes the Middle East with E2 revamp

Posted 5 October 2017

Traditionally, regional jets have not sold well in the Middle East. Now, as Alan Dron finds out, Brazilian manufacturer Embraer believes that the new E2 version of its E-Jet range may change that situation.

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Bombardier receives second environmental product declaration for its C Series Aircraft

Posted 3 October 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced today at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva the publication of the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for the CS300

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Iran's new ATRs under new "Regional" subsidiary

Posted 2 October 2017

Iran Air is launching a new “Iran Air Regional” brand following the delivery of two brand new ATR 72-600's at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport, writes Shahram Sharifi.

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Maximus' role in flying Hurricane Irma relief missions

Posted 1 October 2017

Maximus Air, the UAE's largest all-cargo airline, has provided vital humanitarian relief to Barbados in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which caused catastrophic damage when it swept across the Caribbean and several US states in

in Air Transport / Technology

Abu Dhabi milestone for developing aviation biofuel

Posted 30 September 2017

Abu Dhabi's Masdar Institute of Science and Technology's sustainable bioenergy research consortium (SBRC) – a non-profit entity supported by Etihad Airways, Boeing, Takreer, Safran and General Electric – has announced that its

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Qatar Airways buys 49% stake in Italy's Meridiana

Posted 29 September 2017

Qatar Airways has announced it has acquired a 49% stake of AQA Holding – the new parent company of Meridiana fly (Meridiana), Italy's second largest carrier.

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Gulf Air and Turkish Airlines sign a codeshare agreement

Posted 29 September 2017

Gulf Air and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement that will be effective from 1st November 2017.

in Air Transport / Features

Airbus looks for room to maneouvre the A380

Posted 27 September 2017

The Airbus A380neo version will not be produced. But the European manufacturer has proposed ways to make the double-deck airliner more cost-effective for airlines. Alan Dron reports.

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Airbus' “BLADE” laminar flow wing demonstrator makes first flight

Posted 26 September 2017

Airbus' A340 laminar-flow “BLADE” test demonstrator aircraft (A340-30) has made its successful maiden flight for the EU-sponsored Clean Sky “Blade” project.

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Qatar takes delivery of first 747-8F and adds more 777s to fleet

Posted 25 September 2017

Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The Doha airline then took immediate delivery of the first of the freighters.

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Global Aviation to lease an A300 freighter

Posted 25 September 2017

Libya's Global Aviation will shortly wet-lease an A300C4 freighter from Moldova's Air Stork, reports ch-aviation.

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Turkish Airlines reached record high load factor in August

Posted 25 September 2017

Turkish Airlines reached record high Load Factor in August with 84.3% LF.

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Turkish Airlines to order 20 + 20 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted 22 September 2017

During Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to New York to join the United Nations General Assembly, Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced a commitment to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners.

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Bahrain all set to unblock the Combi

Posted 22 September 2017

Visitors to next year's Bahrain International Airshow could well get their first view of the new PEMCO B737-700FC FlexCombi. Barbara Saunders reports.

in Air Transport / Features

Reverse thrust...

Posted 18 September 2017

Steadily climbing profits at the Kuwaiti carrier, Jazeera Airways, have gone into reverse recently, with two consecutive quarters of losses. New CEO Rohit Ramachandran tells Alan Dron he focusing on restoring the airline's winning ways.

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Solitaire Air aircraft leased by Royal Wings skids off course at Aqaba Airport

Posted 18 September 2017

Royal Wings said that a Boeing 737 it had leased on ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, Insurance) basis from Solitaire Air, a Jordanian carrier, skidded off course upon landing at King Hussein

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First titanium 3D-printed part installed into serial production aircraft

Posted 13 September 2017

Airbus has completed for the first time the installation of a titanium 3D-printed bracket on an in-series production A350 XWB.

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DHMI and Aireon sign space-based ADS-B MoU

Posted 13 September 2017

Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI), Turkey's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), for work on benefit analysis and concept of

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Kuwait feeling brand new...

Posted 12 September 2017

For years, Kuwait Airways languished in the doldrums with an obsolescent fleet and reputation for poor in-flight service. New aircraft, a better-trained workforce and improved ground facilities are now beginning to regenerate the Kuwaiti national carrier,

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Iran Air to use ATRs to develop point-to-point international network

Posted 11 September 2017

Iran Air is planning to develop more point-to-point international flight operations as a means of stimulating the broader Iranian economy, reports ch-aviation.

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Emirates chief on Flydubai tie-up to beat the squeeze

Posted 8 September 2017

Long-haul Low Cost Carriers are squeezing Emirates from East and West. With European and Asian challengers Dubai's hometown airline finds itself forced to rebuild itself to maintain its high load factors while meeting the price

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Airbus releases results of orders and deliveries in August

Posted 8 September 2017

Airbus booked 12 orders in August for the best-selling A320 Family of single-aisle jetliners, and delivered 46 aircraft during the month from across its in-production single-aisle and widebody product lines, including

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Emirates hopes to restore flights to US

Posted 8 September 2017

Emirates President Tim Clark has said he hopes the Middle East's largest airline will restore capacity to the United States in six to nine months after some flights were dropped earlier this year, reports Reuters.

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Middle East carriers see 4.5% increase in demand for July

Posted 6 September 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for July showing strong but moderating demand growth.

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WTO will move on to judge actionable Boeing subsidies to 777X

Posted 6 September 2017

In a new round of the more than decade-long spat at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Appellate Body (AB) has reversed a 28 November 2016 report which found that the Washington State tax subsidies that paid for Boeing's

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Turkish Airlines disposes of sole ACJ319

Posted 4 September 2017

Turkish Airlines will use the A318-100 it is in the process of acquiring, to replace the A319-100 it currently owns and which it is in the process of selling, reports ch-aviation.

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EgyptAir takes delivery of seventh B737-800NG jet

Posted 31 August 2017

EgyptAir has received the 7th of nine new Boeing 737-800s ordered as part of plans to upgrade its aging fleet.

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Emirates and Qantas to extend partnership

Posted 31 August 2017

Emirates and Qantas will apply to extend their cornerstone partnership for another five years making changes to reflect customer demand, new aircraft technology and each airline's respective network strengths.

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FliteTrak launching new products at Dubai Airshow

Posted 30 August 2017

UK-based FliteTrak will be launching new products and showcasing its innovative ViatorAero system for 'intelligent' airline seating at the Dubai Airshow (12-16 November 2017).

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Flyadeal receives A320 aircraft

Posted 30 August 2017

Saudia Arabia's Flyaadeal has taken delivery of its maiden aircraft as it progresses towards its AOC certification and ensuing launch, scheduled for September 23, reports ch-aviation.

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APG will be providing Flydubai appoints APG as its representative in USA

Posted 29 August 2017

APG, the network for Airline Distribution and Financial Services, has been appointed by Flydubai as its general sales agent (distribution partner) representative in the USA.

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Jazeera Airways plane collides with 'foreign object'

Posted 29 August 2017

A Jazeera Airways A320 plane collided with a 'foreign object' on its approach to Kuwait on Sunday.

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DAE delivers new A320 to startup airline Flyadeal

Posted 24 August 2017

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has announced the delivery of an Airbus A320-200 aircraft to new customer, flyadeal. The delivery took place at the Airbus delivery centre in Hamburg, Germany, and represents the first aircraft in the

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Flyadeal takes delivery of first aircraft and will begin Saudi operations in September

Posted 23 August 2017

Saudi Arabia's new low fare airline, Flyadeal, has taken delivery of its first aircraft - the first of eight Airbus A320ceo aircraft on order. The aircraft are leased from UAE-based DAE.

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Gulf Air and Oman Air in codeshare

Posted 23 August 2017

Gulf Air recently launched a new codeshare agreement with Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, that sees the airlines' combined frequencies between Bahrain and Muscat increase to 6 daily flights.

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Kish Air orders B737 MAX, A320s

Posted 22 August 2017

Iran's Kish Air chief executive officer, Mohammad Taqi Jadidi, has said the carrier has signed an MoU with Boeing for the purchase of ten B737 MAX, reports ch-aviation.

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Foreign operators cautiously resume Benghazi operations

Posted 21 August 2017

Foreign airlines have slowly begun operating commercial flights to/from Benghazi, just weeks after local Libyan carriers resumed their own scheduled passenger services to/from the eastern Libyan city, reports ch-aviation.

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Boeing Helena site expands to support 777X aircraft production

Posted 18 August 2017

Boeing employees and community members have commemorated the 90,000 square-foot expansion of Boeing Helena to support 777X airplane production.

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Emirates to deploy extra flights for the upcoming Hajj season

Posted 17 August 2017

Emirates will be operating extra flights to Jeddah to help facilitate travel for thousands of pilgrims this year heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj.

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Qatar Airways expects to receive first A350-1000 by the end of 2017

Posted 15 August 2017

Airbus has told Qatar Airways it will receive its first A350-1000 aircraft before the end of the year.

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Air Berlin collapse as Etihad withdraws financial support

Posted 15 August 2017

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has been dealt another financial blow with the collapse of German carrier Air Berlin which is 29% owned by the Gulf carrier. The German carrier has filed for insolvency but blames Etihad which, it

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Boeing, Air Lease Corporation finalise order for 12 737 MAXs

Posted 14 August 2017

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation have finalised an order for 12 737 MAXs first announced at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The agreement also includes two new orders for the 787-9 Dreamliner.

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Qatar waives entry visa requirements for citizens of 80 countries

Posted 10 August 2017

Qatar's Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways today announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately.

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Militia holds Libyan Airlines chief hostage in Tripoli

Posted 9 August 2017

Libyan Airlines chairman Fathi Al-Shatti was seized by armed men nearly three weeks ago and is allegedly being held without charge at a base of the Rada Deterence Force, a local militia which controls the Mitiga Airport in Libya.

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EgyptAir to retire 25 aircraft in 2018

Posted 7 August 2017

EgyptAir is planning to retire twenty-five aircraft next year as part of its fleet renewal cycle, reports ch-aviation.

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Oman Air and Royal Jordanian in codeshare

Posted 3 August 2017

Oman Air has announced a free sale codeshare agreement with Royal Jordanian on flights between Muscat and Beirut via Amman and vice versa.

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Boeing delivers first 737 MAX 8 to Flydubai

Posted 1 August 2017

Boeing and Flydubai have celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 737 MAX 8, making the Middle East carrier the first in the region to operate Boeing's newest single-aisle airplane.

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Jazeera Airways unveils new brand identity

Posted 31 July 2017

Celebrating the start of a new era, Jazeera Airways has officially revealed its renewed corporate logo and advanced website upgrades (Jazeeraairways.com) as the advent of its various upcoming launches to meet the diversified needs of its

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Emirates recognised in Future Travel Experience Airline Passenger Experience Power List

Posted 31 July 2017

Emirates has been recognised in the Future Travel Experience Airline Passenger Experience Power List 2017.

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Pegasus Airlines in top 10 global ancillary revenue ranking

Posted 28 July 2017

Pegasus has earned a place in the top 10 Global Airline Rankings for Ancillary Revenue as a Percentage of Total Revenue with its ancillary revenue for 2016 comprising 22% of total revenue, up from 10.1% five years ago.

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EgyptAir receives sixth Boeing 737-800 NG

Posted 28 July 2017

EgyptAir has received the sixth of its nine orders of the B737-800 aircraft.

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