Hong Kong Airlines appoints Tang King Shing as Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Board

Hong Kong Airlines appoints Tang King Shing as Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Board

🕔17:21, 30.Sep 2016

Hong Kong Airlines has appointed Tang King Shing as Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Board. Tang is responsible for overseeing the Company’s development strategies. Tang King Shing, GBS, PDSM, is currently the Independent Non-executive Director of Kingboard Chemical

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India lifts restrictions on Galaxy 7 mobile phones

India lifts restrictions on Galaxy 7 mobile phones

🕔17:18, 30.Sep 2016

India has lifted restrictions on using and carrying Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones on commercial aircraft, but only for devices purchased after September 15, 2016, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has confirmed. Passengers were previously warned

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BOC Aviation delivers first of three new A321s to Interjet

BOC Aviation delivers first of three new A321s to Interjet

🕔17:15, 30.Sep 2016

BOC Aviation has delivered the first of three Airbus A321CEO aircraft to Interjet of Mexico. The remaining two aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2016. All three aircraft are from the lessor’s existing order book.

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China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

🕔17:02, 30.Sep 2016

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of

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Southwest Airlines names Reid Grandle vice president of corporate strategy

Southwest Airlines names Reid Grandle vice president of corporate strategy

🕔16:52, 30.Sep 2016

Southwest Airlines has promoted Reid Grandle, senior director in the corporate strategy department, to vice president corporate strategy, succeeding Mike Delehant, who recently left Southwest Airlines to pursue a role with a European airline. Since joining SWA in 2002, Delehant

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Qatar Cargo adds third weekly flight at Budapest Airport

Qatar Cargo adds third weekly flight at Budapest Airport

🕔16:49, 30.Sep 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo will increase its weekly flights to three freighters between Doha and Budapest as of 7 October 2016. This comes after just six months of successful cargo flights between Qatar and Budapest, operated by Qatar Airways Cargo. The

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AAR Signs European Leisure Operator as PBH Customer

AAR Signs European Leisure Operator as PBH Customer

🕔16:45, 30.Sep 2016

AAR has signed a contract to provide power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services to Small Planet Airlines’ A320/A321 fleet. The long-term agreement marks the latest extension of AAR’s PBH program and integrated supply chain services across Europe. AAR

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Jazz Aviation Extends Smart Parts Agreement With Bombardier

Jazz Aviation Extends Smart Parts Agreement With Bombardier

🕔16:38, 30.Sep 2016

Jazz Aviation has extended its Smarts Parts agreement with Bombardier to provide longer-term component support for its growing fleet of Q400 aircraft. The agreement, which was originally scheduled to conclude in 2020, has been extended to December 2025. The Smart

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Fitch updates EETC ratings methodology

Fitch updates EETC ratings methodology

🕔16:36, 30.Sep 2016

Fitch Ratings has published an update to its criteria for rating aircraft enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs). This replaces the previous report of the same title, dated May 12, 2016. Modifications to the report include a reduction to the minimum

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Delta announces new routes to connect New York-JFK, Boston to Europe

Delta announces new routes to connect New York-JFK, Boston to Europe

🕔16:31, 30.Sep 2016

Delta is expanding service from New York and Boston to Europe in summer 2017 with new service between Boston and Dublin and between New York and Lisbon, as well as returning service between New York and Berlin. Starting May 25,

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