Gatwick appoints Higgins as chairman

Gatwick appoints Higgins as chairman

🕔17:31, 15.Dec 2016

Sir David Higgins is to become chairman of Gatwick Airport alongside his role as executive chairman HS2 from January 1. Higgins will take over from Sir Roy McNulty, a former chief executive of the Civil Aviation Authority. “Whilst the case

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Aer Lingus announces additional services for 2017

Aer Lingus announces additional services for 2017

🕔17:11, 15.Dec 2016

Aer Lingus plans to increase its capacity across a number of its most popular routes for Summer 2017. Mike Rutter, Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer, announced that the Cork – London Heathrow will add an additional daily flight from Monday

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BOC Aviation celebrates 10 years of Bank of China ownership

BOC Aviation celebrates 10 years of Bank of China ownership

🕔13:04, 15.Dec 2016

BOC Aviation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the acquisition of the company by Bank of China. When BOC acquired 100% of the Company’s equity for US$965 million on 15 December 2006, it had a fleet of 77 owned and

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ANA considers Myanmar airline

ANA considers Myanmar airline

🕔13:03, 15.Dec 2016

Shinya Katanozaka, CEO of ANA Holdings, has indicated his plans to set up a new airline venture in Myanmar are progressing with international flights slated for 2018. ANA controls a 49% stake in the new venture in partnership with a

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Jetlines appoints Gadek to its Board of Directors

Jetlines appoints Gadek to its Board of Directors

🕔13:01, 15.Dec 2016

Jet Metal and Canada Jetlines have appointed Stan Gadek to the Board of Directors of Jet Metal on completion of the previously announced business combination transaction between Jet Metal and Jetlines. On completion of the transaction, Jet Metal will be

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Vector Aerospace receives EASA STC approval for ADS-B upgrade

Vector Aerospace receives EASA STC approval for ADS-B upgrade

🕔13:00, 15.Dec 2016

Vector Aerospace, an independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its new ADS-B solution, which is applicable for installation on the Airbus Helicopters AS332,

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Bombardier announces 2017 guidance

Bombardier announces 2017 guidance

🕔12:58, 15.Dec 2016

Bombardier has released its 2017 guidance and confirmed that its turnaround plan is on track. “The strong momentum achieved in 2016 will continue into 2017,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “Our turnaround plan is in

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CS300 successfully starts revenue service with airBaltic

CS300 successfully starts revenue service with airBaltic

🕔12:56, 15.Dec 2016

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has congratulated launch operator airBaltic on the superb execution of the CS300 aircraft’s first commercial flight. With 120 passengers aboard, including local media, the flight departed Riga and landed in Amsterdam. airBaltic is operating the CS300 aircraft

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Bombardier CS300 awarded type validation by the FAA

Bombardier CS300 awarded type validation by the FAA

🕔12:55, 15.Dec 2016

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that its CS300 airliner has been awarded its Type Validation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This most recent approval means that both the CS300 aircraft and the smaller CS100 aircraft are now approved

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American Airlines fined $1.6 million for violating tarmac delay rule

American Airlines fined $1.6 million for violating tarmac delay rule

🕔12:49, 15.Dec 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined American Airlines $1.6 million for violating the Department’s rule prohibiting long tarmac delays.  The airline was ordered to cease and desist from future similar violations. This fine represents the highest amount assessed

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