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Air Cargo With Highest Volume Growth

  Air cargo has had its best peak season in years with a significant acceleration of volume growth and yield improvement since the summer, according to the latest industry data. David Harris of Cargofacts, explains that WorldACD considers DTKs to be a “more accurate reflection of demand because it eliminates the inflationary effect on FTKs [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Cargo|0 Comments

Emirates Launches First A380 Service To Sao Paulo

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, has confirmed it will operate the first ever commercial Airbus A380 flight to Morocco and North Africa, when it takes the iconic double decker aircraft to Casablanca on 26 March 2017 - click here to search flights. B777-300ER aircraft currently operates the [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Airlines|0 Comments

ST Aerospace Signs A Contract Worth S$840m

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) announced that its aerospace arm, Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace), secured new contracts worth about $840 million in the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2016 for services ranging from the line and airframe maintenance to component repair and overhaul. ST Aerospace signed an agreement with Alaska Airlines to exclusively provide maintenance, [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Airlines|0 Comments

Delta Air Lines’ Revenue Is Higher Than Expected

Delta Air Lines Inc. expects a closely watched revenue measure to rise for the first time in two years, although higher labor costs will weigh on its profits in 2017, the company said on Thursday. The Atlanta, GA-based carrier’s fourth-quarter earnings (excluding special items) of 82 cents per share met the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Airlines|0 Comments

$8.6bn Airbus Deal With Flynas

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), a multi-business company based in Saudi Arabia, announced that the Saudi Arabia’s LCC Flynas, 34.08% owned by KHC, has finalized an $8.6 billion deal with Airbus for the purchase of new aircraft. The company said that the ceremonial event would take place on Monday, 16th January 2017. Bloomberg News reported on [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Aircraft Manufacturers|0 Comments

Tigerair Bali Flights Cancelled

All Tigerair flights in and out of Bali on Thursday have been cancelled as the airline’s dispute with the Indonesian government drags into a second day. However, the airline is able to bring passengers back from the holiday island for the next four days. Tigerair chief executive Rob Sharp accused the Indonesians of not honoring [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Airlines|0 Comments

Lufthansa Loses to Ryanair

Germany’s Lufthansa reported a 1.8 per cent increase in 2016 passengers on Tuesday but it was not enough to stop Ryanair overtaking it as Europe’s largest airline in terms of the number of people it carried. Lufthansa's 109.7 million passengers last year fell short of the 117 million passengers reported by low-cost carrier Ryanair last [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Airlines|0 Comments

GoAir Confirms Order $8 bn for 72 Airbus A320 Neo

Wadia Group promoted airlines GoAir, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus to add 72 new aircrafts, doubling its order book to 144 A320 neo aircrafts. The airline inducted the first A320 neo -- which have better fuel efficiency -- in June last year and now has a fleet of 23 aircraft."With the neo [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Aircraft Manufacturers|0 Comments

Airbus Runs Pass Boeing with 731 Net Orders

European plane maker Airbus on Wednesday said it delivered a record 688 jetliners and took orders for 731 in 2016.Detailing its year-end figures on Jan. 11, Airbus said it ended the year with a book-to-bill ratio of above one and a “healthy” backlog of 6,874 aircraft, valued at $1,018 billion at list prices. Airbus says [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Aircraft Manufacturers|0 Comments

747 Boeing Retiring Date from United Airlines to Be Sooner

United Airlines president Scott Kirby said on Wednesday it would accelerate the retirement of its fleet of 20 Boeing 747-400 jumbo jets. Kirby said in a blog post on the company’s United Hub website that its last 747 will fly in the fourth quarter of 2017. The airline previously planned to retire the 747s by [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Aircraft Manufacturers|0 Comments
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