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Hong Kong’s HK Express to Implement Coruson Software from Ideagen

Hong Kong’s HK Express to Implement Coruson Software from Ideagen

Hong Kong’s low-fare airline, HK Express, is adopting cloud software solution Ideagen Coruson. Since its conversion into a low-fare airline in 2013, HK Express has been growing rapidly doubling its fleet, network and staff to 19 aircraft, 27 destinations and

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CALC delivers the First A320 to Vanilla Air in Japan

CALC delivers the First A320 to Vanilla Air in Japan

CALC has delivered a new Airbus A320 aircraft to Vanilla Air, a subsidiary low-cost carrier owned by ANA in Japan. This delivery follows the lease agreement signed between CALC and ANA in July 2016, and marks CALC’s foray into Japan’s

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Embraer appoints CCO for Executive Jets business unit

Embraer appoints CCO for Executive Jets business unit

Embraer has appointed Stephen Friedrich as Chief Commercial Officer for the Company’s executive aviation business unit, effective immediately. Reporting to Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, Friedrich is responsible for the direct management of the global sales

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American Airlines launches new EETC

American Airlines launches new EETC

American Airlines has launched a new three-tranched enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC) transaction (Series 2017-2). The $796.898 million EETC secures a portfolio of 30 aircraft, including three new 737-800s due for delivery to American from October 2017 to December 2017,

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LATAM reports July passenger statistics

LATAM reports July passenger statistics

LATAM Airlines Group system passenger traffic increased by 1.7% in July 2017 compared to July 2016, with capacity up by 1.5%. As a result, LATAM’s load factor for the month increased 0.2 points to 86.2%. International passenger traffic accounted for

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Travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

Travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international capacity, mainly because Arik Air is cutting 53% of its

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ALC places one new 787 with Aeromexico

ALC places one new 787 with Aeromexico

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced a long-term lease agreement with Aeromexico for one additional new Boeing 787-9 aircraft with General Electric engines. The aircraft is from ALC’s order book with Boeing and will be Aeromexico’s fourth new 787-9 lease

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IAA reports busiest ever July

IAA reports busiest ever July

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has confirmed that July 2017 was a record-breaking month, as total flights handled for the month were recorded at 112,200 movements, making it the busiest ever July in Ireland. The 112,200 total movements include; total

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Agadir adds to Budapest Airport’s African network

Agadir adds to Budapest Airport’s African network

Budapest Airport will end 2017 with two cities from the North African country on its destination map, as Wizz Air seeks to begin flights to Agadir on 31 October. Previously only flown with charter services from the Hungarian gateway, the

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Krasnodar International Airport increases number of flights to Vienna, Austria

Krasnodar International Airport increases number of flights to Vienna, Austria

Basel Aero, a part of Russia’s largest industrial diversified group Basic Element, announces increased number of flights to Vienna from Krasnodar International Airport. Till the end of August Austrian Airlines will perform flights to Vienna on a daily basis.  Before

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