Inmarsat selects Airbus to build next generation satellites

Inmarsat selects Airbus to build next generation satellites

🕔11:20, 30.May 2019

Inmarsat has selected Airbus as its satellite manufacturing partner as part of a development of its Global Xpress (GX) network. Under the agreement, Inmarsat has bought three new spacecraft to augment its Global Xpress system, in which Airbus will build

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Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down in Rabat

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down in Rabat

🕔10:40, 30.May 2019

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Rabat landed on Wednesday at Rabat–Salé Airport, marking the airline’s third gateway to Morocco. Qatar Airways flight QR 1463, operated by a Boeing 787, was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute upon

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TAP Portugal leases A320Neo from BOC Aviation

TAP Portugal leases A320Neo from BOC Aviation

🕔10:14, 30.May 2019

BOC Aviation Limited has made delivery of its 350th Airbus aircraft, after it leased a Airbus A320NEO to TAP Portugal, powered by CFM Leap engines. “This delivery marks another major milestone in our fleet development as we continue to enhance

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Munich Airport hails strong start to 2019 following passenger increase

Munich Airport hails strong start to 2019 following passenger increase

🕔10:08, 30.May 2019

Munich Airport has hailed a strong start to 2019 after it posted a 10.5% increase in total passengers from January to April 2019. The airport also announced that several new routes will be launched in June. American Airlines will provide

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Air cargo continues negative 2019 trend, IATA report reveals

Air cargo continues negative 2019 trend, IATA report reveals

🕔10:01, 30.May 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell 4.7% in April 2019, compared to the same period the year before. This continued the negative

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IATA reveals global passenger traffic increase during April 2019

IATA reveals global passenger traffic increase during April 2019

🕔09:51, 30.May 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that global demand revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose by 4.3% in April 2019 compared to the same period last year. During the month, global available seat kilometres (ASKs) increased by 3.6%, and

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Elix Aviation Capital delivers ATR 42-500 to Air Corsica

Elix Aviation Capital delivers ATR 42-500 to Air Corsica

🕔09:31, 30.May 2019

Elix Aviation Capital has delivered one ATR 42-500 MSN 637 on lease to Air Corsica.

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Air New Zealand uses GEnx-1B engine to power its Boeing Dreamliner fleet

Air New Zealand uses GEnx-1B engine to power its Boeing Dreamliner fleet

🕔09:24, 30.May 2019

Air New Zealand will use the GEnx-1B engine to power its eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft with option up to 20 aircraft. The firm engine order is valued at more than $480 million list price. Aircraft delivery will begin in

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Airbus celebrates 50th anniversary

Airbus celebrates 50th anniversary

🕔15:15, 29.May 2019

Airbus has turned 50 celebrating the milestone with a flypast over its Toulouse headquarters. A range of Airbus aircraft including the A220, A320, A330neo, A350 XWB, A380 and BelugaXL flew in formation, as the company marked the 50th anniversary of May

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Lufthansa Cargo reduces its services following “weaker demand”

Lufthansa Cargo reduces its services following “weaker demand”

🕔14:23, 29.May 2019

Lufthansa Cargo will reduce its services after experiencing weaker than expected demand – and will adjust its schedule in order to reduce its offering for the second and third quarters. The company has said the services affected will range “across

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