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A380 TO LAND IN LONDON GATWICK

A380 TO LAND IN LONDON GATWICK

🕔14:44, 19.Oct 2010

London Gatwick Airport will become only the third UK airport to accommodate the A380 after winning planning permission to house the carrier. “Now that Gatwick has the go-ahead to commercially operate the A380 it can ramp up its discussions with

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CRUDE FUTURE UP AGAIN

CRUDE FUTURE UP AGAIN

🕔14:43, 19.Oct 2010

Prices for light sweet crude November delivery rose 2.3% to $83.08 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude on the ICE futures exchange traded $1.96 higher at $84.41 a barrel. Price rose as the economy and equity

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LUFTHANSA STOCK UP 3.5%

LUFTHANSA STOCK UP 3.5%

🕔14:43, 19.Oct 2010

Shares in Lufthansa rose 3.5% to €15.39 yesterday, the third rise in four days. Analysts expect European airlines to post strong third quarter results, with Citigroup predicting net income may grow fivefold. Lufthansa is a top pick for the broker.

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AWAS Closes Senior Secured Notes Issue

AWAS Closes Senior Secured Notes Issue

🕔14:42, 19.Oct 2010

AWAS Aviation Capital Limited (AWAS) has closing the private placement of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2016. A portion of the net proceeds from the private placement of the notes has been

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Forget Indian infrastructure problems – In the US the infrastructure is crumbling, but this presents opportunities close to home for many

Forget Indian infrastructure problems – In the US the infrastructure is crumbling, but this presents opportunities close to home for many

🕔14:42, 19.Oct 2010

Yesterday we reported that US President Barack Obama was drumming up support for an additional $50 billion investment in improving the nation’s transportation infrastructure. Obama wants to rebuild thousands of miles of road, maintaining miles of railways, as well as

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JAL LAUNCHES NEW EXECUTIVE CLASS SEAT

JAL LAUNCHES NEW EXECUTIVE CLASS SEAT

🕔10:31, 18.Oct 2010

Japan Airlines has announced it is to launch a new international executive class seat – the JAL Sky Recliner – when it receives delivery of four Boeing 767-300ER aircraft later this month. The new 767s are also equipped with the

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ST Aerospace and SATS in talks with SriLankan Airlines

ST Aerospace and SATS in talks with SriLankan Airlines

🕔10:30, 18.Oct 2010

Delegation from MRO firm Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace) and Singapore Airlines Terminal Services (SATS) gateway services and food solutions provider were in SriLanka last week for talks to provide services to SriLankan Airlines. As both firms are subsidiaries of

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JAL takes deliver of GECAS 737

JAL takes deliver of GECAS 737

🕔10:29, 18.Oct 2010

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, has delivered of a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Japan Airlines following a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with the airline. This delivery forms part of an existing order

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CHENGDU RECEIVES TWO A320s

CHENGDU RECEIVES TWO A320s

🕔10:29, 18.Oct 2010

The two Airbus A320-200 aircraft received by Chengdu Airlines started flying on October 15, 2010. The all economy aircraft will operate on the airlines domestic routes,  connecting Chengdu with other Chinese cities that include Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Liuzhou, Hangzhou, Changsha, Nanjing,

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Vietnam Airline signs contract with VFT to train more pilots

Vietnam Airline signs contract with VFT to train more pilots

🕔10:29, 18.Oct 2010

Vietnam Airlines has agreed for the Viet Flight Training JSC (VFT) to train 60 pilots between 2010 and 2012. The pilots will be trained for 72 weeks in both Vietnam and France. The contract should mean that technology for basic

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