BOC Aviation buys two 747-8Fs

BOC Aviation buys two 747-8Fs

🕔12:09, 31.Mar 2017

BOC Aviation has purchased two Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft. Both aircraft have been committed on long-term leases to AirBridgeCargo Airlines, one of the world’s leading international cargo airlines. “We are pleased to add a strong new partner, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, to

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Hainan Airlines reports 4.5% increase in net income for 2016

Hainan Airlines reports 4.5% increase in net income for 2016

🕔12:08, 31.Mar 2017

Hainan Airlines has posted a net income of CNY3.1 billion ($45 million) for the full year 2016, compared to CNY3 billion in 2015. Revenue rose 15.5% to CNY40.7 billion, with operating expenses up by 21.8% to CNY31.4 billion. Passenger capacity

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Airlines lend laptops to passengers

Airlines lend laptops to passengers

🕔11:47, 31.Mar 2017

In a bid to workaround the electronics ban, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways are lending some passengers laptop computers and tablets to use on board following the US ban on most electronics devices from being taken into the cabin on

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SMBC Aviation Capital and Sky Airline complete three A320neo aircraft deal

SMBC Aviation Capital and Sky Airline complete three A320neo aircraft deal

🕔11:23, 31.Mar 2017

SMBC Aviation Capital and Sky Airline have entered into an agreement for the placement of three Airbus A320neo aircraft. This deal represents SMBC Aviation Capital’s first A320neo placement in the Americas from its direct order book. The new aircraft are

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AWAS Leases Three Airbus A320 Aircraft to IndiGo

AWAS Leases Three Airbus A320 Aircraft to IndiGo

🕔11:21, 31.Mar 2017

AWAS and IndiGo have completed a lease agreement for three Airbus A320 family aircraft, due for delivery from Q2 2017. This latest addition to the IndiGo A320 family fleet will assist the carrier as it looks to capitalise on India’s

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Norwegian Air Shuttle signs a labor deal with the IAM

Norwegian Air Shuttle signs a labor deal with the IAM

🕔10:53, 31.Mar 2017

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced that following a showing of interest from a majority of OSM Short Haul U.S. flight attendants, the company formally recognized the IAM as their collective bargaining representative in accordance

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China disappoints, India brings optimism & scepticism in equal measure, while Vietnam worries

China disappoints, India brings optimism & scepticism in equal measure, while Vietnam worries

🕔09:24, 31.Mar 2017

When Cathay Pacific announced a sharp fall in revenue it was assumed that the big three Chinese carriers would be showing a boost in their results after winning out a number of key battles, where possible investors had moved in

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Emirates and Scoot aircraft impact

Emirates and Scoot aircraft impact

🕔17:01, 30.Mar 2017

An aircraft owned by Scoot (TZ188) made contact with an Emirates aircraft (EK405) during early hours today at Changi Airport, Singapore. The left wing of Scoot flight TZ188 “came into contact with an Emirates aircraft…while TZ188 was taxiing before take-off,”

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Peruvian Airlines aircraft crash lands in Peru

Peruvian Airlines aircraft crash lands in Peru

🕔16:59, 30.Mar 2017

A Peruvian Airline plane left a trail of fire on the runway after it crash landed at Francisco Carle Airport in Peru. Flight 9110 suffered a dual gear collapse; the wing scrapped the runaway and started a fire. All 141

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Embraer Flies the E195-E2

Embraer Flies the E195-E2

🕔16:58, 30.Mar 2017

Ten months after the first flight of the E190-E2, Embraer has performed the inaugural flight of another member of the E2 family, ahead of schedule. The E195-E2, the largest aircraft of the family, took off for the first time on

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