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Steven Udvar-Hazy keynote address at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2020 conference

Steven Udvar-Hazy keynote address at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2020 conference

🕔15:00, 21.Jan 2020 Read Full Article
Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2020 conference is a carbon neutral event

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2020 conference is a carbon neutral event

🕔17:31, 17.Jan 2020

The 9th Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2020, jointly organised by Aviation News (Ireland) Ltd and Aviation News Ltd in the UK (collectively “Aviation News”), is one of the largest annual conferences in Ireland with more than 3,600 delegates. The four-day event takes place around

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Flybe saved; World Risks report focuses on climate change

Flybe saved; World Risks report focuses on climate change

🕔15:07, 15.Jan 2020

UK regional airline, Flybe, has been granted a lifeline, again. UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom and Chancellor Sajid Javid have signed off on the deal that will keep Flybe operating. Flybe, now owned by the Connect

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Reduction of APD discussed by UK government

Reduction of APD discussed by UK government

🕔17:01, 14.Jan 2020

The UK government is reported to be considering cutting air passenger duty (APD) on some or all domestic flights to assist regional airline Flybe, which has requested relief on its existing passenger duty bill. The regional UK airline, which was

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First ever green financed aircraft

First ever green financed aircraft

🕔11:07, 18.Dec 2019

Over the past few years the popularity of green bonds, and green financed in particular, has soared as a way of channelling money towards climate friendly purposes. Aviation has been pilloried in the mainstream press as being a major contributor towards climate change

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Boeing halts 737 MAX production from January

Boeing halts 737 MAX production from January

🕔12:02, 17.Dec 2019

After the FAA indicated that the Boeing 737 MAX recertification process would run into 2020, Boeing was left with little choice but to suspend production of the aircraft, starting from January.  Suspending production will help Boeing to prioritise pushing out the

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Standard Chartered purchases six 737-800s from Arctic

Standard Chartered purchases six 737-800s from Arctic

🕔16:33, 16.Dec 2019

Standard Chartered Aviation Finance has purchased six Boeing 737-800 aircraft from Arctic Aviation Assets (Arctic), the asset management subsidiary of European low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian), and also the execution of leases for all six aircraft on long term

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Apollo and Athene close the PK Airfinance acquisition

Apollo and Athene close the PK Airfinance acquisition

🕔16:49, 13.Dec 2019

Apollo Global Management and Athene have closed their previously announced transaction for Apollo and Athene to purchase PK AirFinance, an aviation lending business, from GECAS, GE Capital’s Aviation Services unit.  In connection with this transaction, Apollo has acquired the PK AirFinance

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announced; Sirius Aviation launches new Abu Dhabi JV

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announced; Sirius Aviation launches new Abu Dhabi JV

🕔17:29, 12.Dec 2019

The Abu Dhabi spending spree continues with the announcement that Wizz Air Holdings has reached agreement in principle for the establishment of Wizz Air  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in partnership with Abu Dhabi Development (ADDH). The new airline will be

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IATA forecasts 2020 airline profits to reach close to $30bn

IATA forecasts 2020 airline profits to reach close to $30bn

🕔17:47, 11.Dec 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has forecast that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3 billion in 2020, improved over a net profit of $25.9 billion expected in 2019 (which was revised downward from a

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