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Airbus granted license for sales to Iran

Airbus granted license for sales to Iran

🕔17:47, 23.Nov 2016

Reuters has reported that Airbus has been granted a second license to sell a reported 106 aircraft to Iran Air. Airbus has not confirmed the volume of aircraft in the deal but did confirm the license was issued.

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A4E urges the British Government to boost UK GDP by abolishing APD

A4E urges the British Government to boost UK GDP by abolishing APD

🕔12:12, 21.Nov 2016

Airlines for Europe (A4E) members Carolyn McCall (easyJet), Willie Walsh (IAG) and Michael O’Leary (Ryanair) today urged the British Government to scrap APD ahead of the UK’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday. The Chief Executives of the UK’s three largest airlines

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APD should be halved to make the UK more competitive and demonstrate we are open for business

APD should be halved to make the UK more competitive and demonstrate we are open for business

🕔18:47, 17.Nov 2016

Ahead of the Autumn Statement, the Airport Operators Association (AOA) is calling on the Government to cut APD by 50% to make the UK more competitive internationally and demonstrate the UK is open for business. The UK currently has one

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Albarka Airlines payments under investigation

Albarka Airlines payments under investigation

🕔12:51, 31.Oct 2016

The Nigerian Senate is currently probing the payment of over N20bn “debts” to some Federal Government contractors between 2015 and 2016, reports a local newspaper claiming sight of official documents. One of the beneficiaries was Albarka Airlines, grounded by the

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IATA and OSCE Secretariat sign MoU to enhance aviation and border security

IATA and OSCE Secretariat sign MoU to enhance aviation and border security

🕔14:52, 17.Oct 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Secretariat of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen, promote, and develop cooperation on aviation facilitation and border integrity issues—two of the

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Delta CEO hits out at GCC carriers; reports September traffic

Delta CEO hits out at GCC carriers; reports September traffic

🕔17:53, 10.Oct 2016

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian has once again claimed that government subsidies allegedly granted to Gulf carriers is what has made it uncompetitive for American airlines to fly to GCC countries. Bastian claimed that Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and

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India lifts restrictions on Galaxy 7 mobile phones

India lifts restrictions on Galaxy 7 mobile phones

🕔17:18, 30.Sep 2016

India has lifted restrictions on using and carrying Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones on commercial aircraft, but only for devices purchased after September 15, 2016, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has confirmed. Passengers were previously warned

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ACCC approves Virgin Australia-SIA alliance extension

ACCC approves Virgin Australia-SIA alliance extension

🕔09:19, 27.Sep 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has approved a five-year extension of the Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines alliance, which was first agreed in 2011. Under the terms of the agreement, the airlines are allowed mutual access to the

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EU emissions deal watered down

EU emissions deal watered down

🕔09:02, 27.Sep 2016

Responding to criticism that the European Union had watered down a global agreement on reducing airline emissions, Violeta Bulc, the Slovenian commissioner responsible for EU transport policy, has stated to a UK newspaper that reaching a first historic global deal

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Irish Taoiseach requests presidential aid for Norwegian

Irish Taoiseach requests presidential aid for Norwegian

🕔11:27, 26.Sep 2016

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called on President Barack Obama to intercede with the US Department of Transportation to provide a permit for Norwegian Air International to begin flights to Boston and New York from Cork Airport in Ireland. Kenny has

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