Airbus Helicopters expands presence in Japan

Airbus Helicopters expands presence in Japan

🕔23:43, 29.Nov 2018

Riding on its growing business, Airbus Helicopters will be adding a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) complex adjacent to its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility in Japan. Construction will commence in June 2019, with the new facility expected

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China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

🕔23:41, 29.Nov 2018

China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse, becoming the latest operator of this efficient twin-engine widebody aircraft. The Shanghai-based carrier now operates an Airbus fleet of 356 aircraft, including 306 A320 Family aircraft and 50

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AerSale acquires Avborne to expand MRO Capabilities

AerSale acquires Avborne to expand MRO Capabilities

🕔23:39, 29.Nov 2018

AerSale, a global supplier of mid-life aircraft, engines, used serviceable material, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has acquired aircraft component repair specialist Avborne. Avborne is a certified Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 145 repair station in Miami, Florida, which

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Frontier Airlines takes delivery of one new A321-200

Frontier Airlines takes delivery of one new A321-200

🕔23:38, 29.Nov 2018

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has delivered one new Airbus A321-200 aircraft on long-term lease to Frontier Airlines. Featuring CFM International CFM56-5B3/3 engines, this A321-200 is the first of two A321-200 aircraft confirmed to deliver to Frontier Airlines from ALC’s order

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Cayman Airways takes delivery of its first 737 MAX

Cayman Airways takes delivery of its first 737 MAX

🕔23:37, 29.Nov 2018

Boeing and Air Lease Corp (ALC) have delivered the first 737 MAX 8 for Cayman Airways. The first 737 MAX to enter service in the Caribbean marks the beginning of the airline’s plans to modernize its fleet and expand its

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Finnair to add capacity on Russian routes; announces share buyback

Finnair to add capacity on Russian routes; announces share buyback

🕔23:33, 29.Nov 2018

Finnair will add a new daily frequency year-round on both its routes to Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia as of March 31, 2019. The flights will be flown with an Embraer 190 aircraft. The new additions will bring the

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Icelandair-WOW takeover abandoned

Icelandair-WOW takeover abandoned

🕔23:32, 29.Nov 2018

Icelandair Group announced on November 29 that in the light of the worsening financial situation at WOW Air that the purchase agreement signed on November 5, has been cancelled. Both parties agree on this outcome, the airline group confirmed. Icelandair

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SMBC Aviation top-rated lessor and confirms $1bn capital injection

SMBC Aviation top-rated lessor and confirms $1bn capital injection

🕔23:29, 29.Nov 2018

SMBC Aviation Capital has revealed that its issuer credit rating and senior unsecured rating has been upgraded to ‘A-’ from ‘BBB+’ by S&P Global Ratings (S&P). This, alongside the company’s A- rating from Fitch means that SMBC Aviation Capital holds

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HEICO acquires niche power amplifier maker

HEICO acquires niche power amplifier maker

🕔00:22, 29.Nov 2018

HEICO’s Electronic Technologies Group has acquired approximately 93% of the stock of Apex Microtechnology (Apex) in an all cash transaction. Members of Apex’s management own the balance of the firm. HEICO stated that it expects the acquisition to be accretive

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ACG to launch new senior unsecured notes issuance

ACG to launch new senior unsecured notes issuance

🕔00:22, 29.Nov 2018

Aviation Capital Group (ACG) proposed senior unsecured notes and floating-rate senior unsecured notes have been rated A by S&P and Kroll Bond Rating Agency. ACG plans to use the proceeds from these notes for general corporate purposes, including to repay

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