Saab receives Airbus order for Overheat Detection Systems

Saab receives Airbus order for Overheat Detection Systems

🕔11:06, 12.Feb 2019

Saab has received an order from Airbus for the provision of Overheat Detection Systems (OHDS) to be installed on the Airbus A350. The OHDS is based on new technology developed by Saab and detects bleed air leakage in an aircraft.

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Evelop Airlines opts for LHT A350 component support

Evelop Airlines opts for LHT A350 component support

🕔11:01, 12.Feb 2019

Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has been contracted by the Spanish Airline Evelop to provide Total Component Support (TCS) for the airline’s future Airbus A350 aircraft. The ten-year contract covers two A350-900 that will enter Evelop’s fleet in March 2019 and 2020

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IAG places a limit on non-EU shareholding

IAG places a limit on non-EU shareholding

🕔10:57, 12.Feb 2019

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has disclosed that its shares held by non-EU persons has reached 47.5%, which has prompted the board to limit non-EU shareholdings and fix that limit at its current level. IAG further confirmed that UK persons

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CDB Aviation leases four E190s to Hunnu Air

CDB Aviation leases four E190s to Hunnu Air

🕔10:56, 12.Feb 2019

CDB Aviation has signed a lease agreement with a Mongolian domestic airline, Hunnu Air, for a fleet of four Embraer E190 aircraft. The E190 aircraft will support the carrier’s domestic and regional network, which now operates flights within Mongolia and

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Avolon publishes 2019 outlook paper

Avolon publishes 2019 outlook paper

🕔10:48, 12.Feb 2019

In a new industry forecast paper, Avolon, predicts airline failures and falling profits in 2019. The paper says that the airline industry will see a further moderate decline in profitability, although returns will remain above the gradually rising cost of

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Virgin Atlantic launches new service between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv

Virgin Atlantic launches new service between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv

🕔10:19, 12.Feb 2019

Virgin Atlantic will be launching flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv, Israel with the first flight taking place on September 25, 2019. Flying daily between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport, the five hour flight will operate

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Icelandair reports a difficult operating year

Icelandair reports a difficult operating year

🕔10:13, 12.Feb 2019

Icelandair has reported a loss after tax of US$76.5 million for 2018 compared to a profit of $37.5 million in 2017. Total income rose by 7% to $1,511 million. 2018 EBITDA was $76.5 million, compared to $170.1 million in 2017.

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Calls for a new EU carbon and aviation tax

Calls for a new EU carbon and aviation tax

🕔10:07, 12.Feb 2019

Although the EU already has an emissions trading scheme (ETS) in place, a new paper from the Dutch government does not believe this goes far enough to counter the emissions from aviation, and without an “effective global instrument in place”

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Jet Airways grounds four aircraft due to non-payment of lease rentals

Jet Airways grounds four aircraft due to non-payment of lease rentals

🕔14:54, 8.Feb 2019

Jet Airways has confirmed that four of its aircraft have been grounded due to non-payment of lease rentals. “The company is actively engaged with all its aircraft lessors and regularly provides them with updates on efforts undertaken by the company

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China Airlines pilots strike

China Airlines pilots strike

🕔14:45, 8.Feb 2019

Taiwan’s China Airlines was forced to cancel at least 18 flights over the next few days as its pilots went on strike in the middle of the Lunar New Year. Hundreds of the 1,300 pilots are reported to have joined

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