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New director for Aeroflot

New director for Aeroflot

🕔10:36, 31.Oct 2010

The board of directors of Aeroflot have appointed Igor Chalik as a member of the board and deputy director general, flight operations director.

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Boeing sorry for 787 delays

Boeing sorry for 787 delays

🕔10:35, 31.Oct 2010

Jim Albaugh, chief executive of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, has again apologised for the three year delay to its 787 Dreamliner programme. Speaking at American Bar Association conference, he said he was “hopeful” the airlines waiting for the aircraft will “forgive

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Pratt & Whitney Canada seals deals with Kansas Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada seals deals with Kansas Aviation

🕔10:34, 31.Oct 2010

Pratt & Whitney Canada has selected Kansas Aviation of Independence as a repair and overhaul supplier for constant speed units, prop governors, and oil-to-fuel heaters. The deal includes PT6T, PT6A, JT15D, PW100, PW150, PW200, PW300, and PW500 engine types. Toby

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Sheremetyevo to sell recreation cetre

Sheremetyevo to sell recreation cetre

🕔10:34, 31.Oct 2010

Sheremetyevo International Airport is planning the sale of Yermolino recreation and retreat centre at a public auction for an initial price of 250 million roubles and a bottom price of 170 million roubles. The integrated-attached premise at Sheremetyevo-2 with the

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GB Merchant Partners Provides Term Loan to VAS Aero Services

GB Merchant Partners Provides Term Loan to VAS Aero Services

🕔10:33, 31.Oct 2010

GB Merchant Partners has provided a term loan to VAS Aero Services, provider of aftermarket aviation component services and distribution. VAS Aero sources, warehouses and markets aftermarket components across a broad range of aircraft and engine platforms and provides related

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Expansion planned for Spirit Airlines

Expansion planned for Spirit Airlines

🕔10:33, 31.Oct 2010

Spirit Airlines has announced it will add five new cities and 10 new routes to its network, starting in January. Five new routes will fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to destinations in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Atlanta to become top city, hints Southwest

Atlanta to become top city, hints Southwest

🕔10:32, 31.Oct 2010

Bob Jordan, executive vice president of Southwest Airlines has suggested that Atlanta could become the airline’s top city following its purchase of AirTran Airways. Although Southwest doesn’t yet fly to Atlanta, AirTran has 200 daily flights. Jordan says that Southwest

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IAM reject new deal from Continental

IAM reject new deal from Continental

🕔10:32, 31.Oct 2010

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) has announced that 55% of Continental Airlines cabin crew staff have rejected a new proposal by the airline. The new deal was rejected because it didn’t include an offer to fully reinstate

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CFM and Oman Air sign new agreement

CFM and Oman Air sign new agreement

🕔10:31, 31.Oct 2010

Oman Air has signed a new Rate per Flight Hour (RPFH)agreement with CFM International. The RPFH is a comprehensive maintenance program customized to Oman Air’s fleet of 33 CFM56-7B engines. CFM guarantees the maintenance cost on a dollar per engine

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NEAR 100% RISE IN PASSENGER SELF-SERVICE CHECK-IN AT JOHANNESBURG’s OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

NEAR 100% RISE IN PASSENGER SELF-SERVICE CHECK-IN AT JOHANNESBURG’s OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

🕔10:28, 31.Oct 2010

The SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service survey of the world’s leading airports reveals an almost 100% rise in self-service check-in among travellers passing through OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg. A 75% growth in demand for off-airport bag drop-off was also recorded.

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