Etihad Aviation Training awarded EASA certification

Etihad Aviation Training awarded EASA certification

🕔12:36, 20.Dec 2018

Etihad Aviation Training, part of Etihad Aviation Group has become the first full European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Approved Training Organisation (ATO) for the transport category in the United Arab Emirates. Mohammad Al Bulooki, Chief Operating Officer, Etihad Aviation Group,

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Mika Stirkkinen to head Finnair’s commercial unit on an interim basis

Mika Stirkkinen to head Finnair’s commercial unit on an interim basis

🕔12:34, 20.Dec 2018

Juha Järvinen, Finnair’s Chief Commercial Officer will leave Finnair as of 31 December 2018 to be replaced with Mika Stirkkinen as the interim head of Finnair’s commercial unit. He will also be a member of Finnair’s Executive Board during this

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LCI bolsters Asia operation with new appointment

LCI bolsters Asia operation with new appointment

🕔12:32, 20.Dec 2018

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, has appointed Chris Lloyd as Vice President Marketing. He will be based at LCI’s Singapore office, with responsibility for the South East and North East Asian markets. Lloyd, who

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Drones close London Gatwick airport

Drones close London Gatwick airport

🕔12:31, 20.Dec 2018

Gatwick Airport has been closed from 9pm on December 19 after the airport received reports of two drones flying over its airfield, prompting its immediate closure until 3am. The airport then had to be closed again from 3:45am, as further

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Tarmac Aerosave joins forces with Aero-Design for upcycling

Tarmac Aerosave joins forces with Aero-Design for upcycling

🕔12:28, 20.Dec 2018

TARMAC Aerosave, the French group specialising in commercial aircraft maintenance, storage, and recycling, has signed a partnership with Aero-Design, an aviation decoration brand. The agreement concerns the development of a range of decorative items made from aircraft parts dismantled by

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NAC delivers one ATR 72-600 to Manta Air

NAC delivers one ATR 72-600 to Manta Air

🕔12:24, 20.Dec 2018

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has delivered one ATR 72-600, MSN 1506, to Manta Air on lease.

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airBaltic to open Dublin route

airBaltic to open Dublin route

🕔12:21, 20.Dec 2018

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that starting March 31, 2019 it will launch scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin, Ireland. The flights will take place four times per week. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are glad to offer

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IATA publishes is November 2018 Airlines Financial Monitor

IATA publishes is November 2018 Airlines Financial Monitor

🕔12:19, 20.Dec 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published its November Airlines Financial Monitor, which states that the ongoing releases of airline financial data for Q3 2018 continue to “point to a squeeze on profit margins from higher input costs relative

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Avolon sells 49 regional jets to Falko

Avolon sells 49 regional jets to Falko

🕔12:18, 20.Dec 2018

Avolon has contracted to sell a portfolio of 49 regional jet aircraft to Falko. The aircraft are currently on lease to nine airlines around the world and the transaction is expected to close in early 2019. The portfolio includes twenty-eight

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Embraer delivers its 1,500th E-Jet to Horizon Air

Embraer delivers its 1,500th E-Jet to Horizon Air

🕔10:05, 19.Dec 2018

Embraer has delivered its 1,500th E-Jet, an E175, to Seattle-based Horizon Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group. Horizon Air’s E175 is configured with 12 seats in first class, 12 in premium class and 52 in the main

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