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100TH DESTINATION FOR QATAR AIRWAYS

100TH DESTINATION FOR QATAR AIRWAYS

🕔10:20, 15.Nov 2010

Qatar Airways has announced its 100th destination to Aleppo, in Syria. The latest route will start four-times-weekly flights from 6 April 2011. Aleppo, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the airline’s second destination in Syria, after Damascus, where the carrier

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ETHIOPIAN B777 TO ARRIVE ON NOVEMBER 20

ETHIOPIAN B777 TO ARRIVE ON NOVEMBER 20

🕔10:19, 15.Nov 2010

The first of the five 777-200LRs Ethiopian Airlines ordered from Boeing last year will arrive at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on November 20. Ethiopian CEO, Girma Wake, told Aviation News that the first B777 will arrive in Addis

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IRAN TO SELL MAJORITY STAKE IN IRAN AIR

IRAN TO SELL MAJORITY STAKE IN IRAN AIR

🕔10:18, 15.Nov 2010

Iran Privatization Organization deputy Mehdi Aqdaii has stated that 50% plus one share of Iran’s flag carrier (Iran Air) will be soon sold in the stock market. Iran Air, or Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran, flies to 60

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EU ATTEMPTS TO FORCE IRELAND TO HIKE CORPORATION TAX

EU ATTEMPTS TO FORCE IRELAND TO HIKE CORPORATION TAX

🕔10:18, 15.Nov 2010

The European Union is reported to be trying to force Ireland to agree to a big rise in its rate of corporation tax as a condition of an €80 billion economic rescue package. Ireland has not yet made a formal

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AIRBUS WARNS OF DELIVERY DELAYS FOR A380S

AIRBUS WARNS OF DELIVERY DELAYS FOR A380S

🕔10:17, 15.Nov 2010

Airbus has warned of potential delays on deliveries of A380 aircraft following the blowout of the Rolls-Royce engines one of Qantas Airline’s A380 last week. David Epstein, general manager of Qantas, has stated he hopes delivery of the remaining 14

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STELIOS FORMS EASYHOLIDAY

STELIOS FORMS EASYHOLIDAY

🕔10:17, 15.Nov 2010

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ionnaou is reported to be setting up easyHoliday – a rival company to easyJet Holidays, which is jointly owned by easyJet and accommodation provider Lowcosttravelgroup. The new online venture will offer cheap flights and hotels from

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EADS REPORT SLIGHT PROFIT FOR Q3

EADS REPORT SLIGHT PROFIT FOR Q3

🕔10:15, 15.Nov 2010

Airbus parent company EADS has topped analysts expectations and reported a narrow net profit in the third quarter. Net income for EADS rose to €13 million ($18 million) in the third quarter, which was up from a loss of €87

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BA AIRCRAFT MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING AT VANCOVER

BA AIRCRAFT MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING AT VANCOVER

🕔10:14, 15.Nov 2010

A British Airways 747-400 aircraft made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport due to an overheating engine. According to British Airways spokesman John Lampl, one of the aircraft’s four Rolls Royce RB211 engines began vibrating abnormally, which was described

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FLYBE TO FLOAT TO FUND EXPANSION

FLYBE TO FLOAT TO FUND EXPANSION

🕔10:14, 15.Nov 2010

UK domestic airline, Flybe, is reported to be gearing up to launch a stock market flotation which will value the company at £200 million. Local media report the airline will issue an intention to float by the end of this

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TIGER APPOINTS STUART ADAMS AS MD

TIGER APPOINTS STUART ADAMS AS MD

🕔10:33, 12.Nov 2010

Tiger Airways Holdings has appointed Stewart Adams, the former managing director of UK regional airline bmi Regional, as its new managing director for Tiger Airways Singapore. Former MD Rosalynn Tay has resigned. Adams, who comes to Tiger Airways with 34

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