Daily Wire: Aviation News

SaudiGulf Airlines has officially announced the acquisition of another ten A320neo aircraft by signing a deal directly with the aircraft manufacturer. The partnership between SaudiGulf Airlines and Airbus is an existing one as the carrier already operates a total of six A320 airplanes in Dammam. The newly purchased A320neos will allow the carrier to further […]

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The aircraft leasing specialist Avolon has officially signed a lease agreement with Vistara for the acquisition of 15 Airbus A320neo aircraft. The carrier is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines and its objective is to launch new routes and open up new opportunities for growth by using Airbus’ modern and technologically advanced […]

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Emirates Group has announced its financial and operational performance for 2018’s half-year period, showing revenue growth. During the half-year time period of 2018-19, the company reported a jump in revenue by 10%, reaching AED 54.4 billion. However, profits dropped by a substantial 53%, lowering to AED 1.1 billion. The large difference in profit was mainly […]

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Gulf Air and aircraft leasing specialist SMBC Aviation Capital have announced that they have officially signed a sale/leaseback agreement for six Airbus A320neos. The agreement marks the first deal between the companies and has been finalized after substantial negotiations. The Chief Executive Officer of SMBC Capital Aviation, Peter Barrett, commented that the company is delighted […]

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Featured Insight

PDF Download Demand Increasing at Slot-Coordinated UK Airports Anne Correa, mba’s Director of Airline & Airport Services, explores how slot-coordinated airports in the United Kingdom manage their coveted assets and what airlines are willing to do to gain access. Landing and departure slots are some of the most important assets in the aviation industry. When […]

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REDBOOK Insight: 2018 Farnborough Airshow Results

August 3, 2018 | Category: mba Insight

Analyzing the 2018 Farnborough Airshow 2018 Farnborough Airshow The 2018 Farnborough Airshow generated impressive results for the commercial sector as both major manufacturers Boeing and Airbus announced a healthy number of new orders and commitments. At the end of the week, Boeing has a slight edge over Airbus with a total of 673 orders and […]

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787 Trent 1000 Groundings to Increase With the summer holidays approaching, airline customers of Rolls-Royce’s Trent 1000 engines have expressed their concern with the downing of the 787 aircraft, and now are requesting lease agreements for other aircraft to fill in their gaps. These requests are effectively putting additional pressure onto Rolls-Royce to speed up […]

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