Airbus Delivers 22 A320neos in November  

Airbus has maintained its delivery rate for the month of November and handed over 22 A320neos. The engine installations of the aircraft were equally divided between the two manufacturers – 11 for Pratt & Whitney PW1100G powerplants, and 11 for CFM International Leap-1A. The A321neo aircraft was not featured in any of the deliveries.   These results signal a [...]

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Avianca Concludes a Deal for 11 Aircraft with SMBC Aviation Capital 

On December 6, SMBC Aviation Capital and Avianca have announced an agreement for the purchase and leaseback of eleven aircraft.   The transaction comprises of nine A320neo aircraft inclusive of Pre Delivery Payment (“PDP)” facilities provided partly by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and two other A321neo aircraft.   The two A321neos were already delivered in the third and fourth quarter of 2017 while the other nine aircraft [...]

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Primera Air Orders Two More Boeing 737 MAX 9s 

Scandinavian leisure carrier Primera Air has increased its initial order with two more Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. Thus, the airline expects to receive ten planes, while the first order from May 2017 was for eight.  The revised order will help Primera Air to further increase its network and include additional new routes. The airline is part of Primera Travel [...]

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Denver International Airport Reports New High in Passenger Traffic 

Denver International Airport reported a new record number for passenger traffic for October 2017, which was the busiest month ever in the history of the facility.   A total of 5,282,947 passengers flew through DEN in October, which is an increase by 1.1% compared to October 2016.   Airport CEO, Kim Day, also confirmed that October was another record-setting month for Denver [...]

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Delta and WestJet to Enter into a Joint Venture 

Delta Air Lines and WestJet have signed a preliminary Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their partnership by entering onto a trans-border joint venture.   This commercial agreement will deepen the already existing partnership between the two carriers and will provide their customers with more trans-border routes, exquisite airline products, and better frequent flyer benefits among others.  The joint venture is now subject to board [...]

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North Star Air Receives First ATR72 

Ontario-based North Star Air has taken delivery of its maiden ATR72-500. The aircraft registered as C-FNSJ (msn 914) was received in Winnipeg International, last weekend.  The nearly 8-year old turboprop was previously operated by VASCO-Vietnam Air Services and was transported to Canada from Ho Chi Minh City via Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Anchorage Ted Stevens.  The ATR72-500 is the first aircraft [...]

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Norwegian Air Argentina Receives Approval for 153 Routes 

Norwegian Air Argentina received authorization from the Argentine National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) to operate 135 routes from the country – both domestic and international. The approval was granted on October 26.  The Norwegian Group now expects that its Argentinean subsidiary will finally begin operations in the middle of 2018. The airline was established in January 2017 and the original plan for its launch was [...]

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German Low-Cost Carrier LGW Receives First A320 

The German low-cost carrier LGW – Luftfahtgesellschaft Walter – took delivery of its maiden A320-200 aircraft. The plane was previously owned and operated by insolvent Air Berlin and is registered as D-ABNT (msn 2562).  The jet was first used by the Lufthansa Group's budget carrier on December 5. It is one of the five aircraft that will be based out of Cologne [...]

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Saratov Airlines Extends Cooperation with Embraer 

Russian operator, Saratov Airlines, has extended their Flight Hour Pool Program agreement with Embraer until 2021. As per the agreement, the airline gets repairable component support for its fleet.  Saratov was the first Russian carrier to operate E-Jets. It has received its first two E195s in December of 2013. Now, it is going to lease two more [...]

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Embraer Celebrates 1,400th E-Jet Delivery to American Airlines 

Embraer and American Airlines celebrated the delivery of the 1,400th E-Jet for the manufacturer with an official ceremony, held at Embraer’s industrial facilities in São José dos Campos, Brazil.  American Airlines took delivery of this milestone aircraft, an E175, which will be operated by its subsidiary Envoy Air. American Airlines has been Embraer's client for over 20 years, and Envoy [...]

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