MTU Maintenance signs seven-year extension of Atlas Air agreement

MTU Maintenance signs seven-year extension of Atlas Air agreement

🕔15:35, 31.Jul 2019

MTU Maintenance recently signed a seven-year extension of its CF6-80C2 contract with Atlas Air. The contract, which has been in effect for 15 years, includes maintenance, repair and overhaul coverage of over 200 engines powering Atlas Air’s B747 and B767

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Virgin Atlantic set to phase out remainder of A340s by end of 2019

Virgin Atlantic set to phase out remainder of A340s by end of 2019

🕔15:15, 31.Jul 2019

Virgin Atlantic is set to phase out the remainder of its A340-600 fleet as it ushers in 14 new A330-900neos, with an additional six as options. The order, valued at $4.1billion, is a crucial step in Virgin Atlantic’s fleet transformation

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Qantas Airlines to introduce two new routes from Brisbane

Qantas Airlines to introduce two new routes from Brisbane

🕔13:29, 31.Jul 2019

Qantas Airlines is set to introduce new non-stop services from Australia’s Brisbane to the US destinations of Chicago and San Francisco, respectively. The new routes will be operated by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The announcement follows the US Department

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Hong Kong Airlines set to stop San Francisco route

Hong Kong Airlines set to stop San Francisco route

🕔13:16, 31.Jul 2019

Hong Kong Airlines has announced it will stop flights to San Francisco from October 5. The decision comes less than two years after first launching the service and follows a “review of its network and a change in business plan

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Airbus operating profit rises by 72% in Q2 2019

Airbus operating profit rises by 72% in Q2 2019

🕔10:48, 31.Jul 2019

Airbus has posted stronger-than-expected second-quarter earnings as it reported its adjusted operating profit rose by 72% to €1.98 billion while it accumulated operating income of €1.77 billion, while revenues increased by 23% to €18.32 billion. “The half-year financial performance mainly

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Aircalin takes delivery of two A330-900 aircraft

Aircalin takes delivery of two A330-900 aircraft

🕔10:26, 31.Jul 2019

New Caledonia’s Aircalin has taken delivery of its first of two A330-900 with the second aircraft joining the fleet later in 2019, replacing its existing two A330s. Aircalin will replace its existing two A320s to become an operator of two

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HAECO Private Jet Solutions expands service offerings for UAE operators

HAECO Private Jet Solutions expands service offerings for UAE operators

🕔10:14, 31.Jul 2019

HAECO Xiamen has obtained from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) an extension to its Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) certificate, covering both airframe and line maintenance. This enables HAECO Private Jet Solutions (HAECO PJS), the group’s

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IATA data reveals top airline in 2018 performance figures

IATA data reveals top airline in 2018 performance figures

🕔10:07, 31.Jul 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released performance figures for 2018. In the report, it’s said that airlines carried 4.4 billion passengers on scheduled services, an increase of 6.9% over 2017, representing an additional 284 million trips by air.

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Air Canada reveals ‘better-than-expected’ Q2 2019 results despite 737 Max grounding

Air Canada reveals ‘better-than-expected’ Q2 2019 results despite 737 Max grounding

🕔09:20, 31.Jul 2019

Air Canada has revealed what it describes as ‘better-than-expected’ second-quarter profit in its latest financial results despite other airlines feeling the pinch due to the worldwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets. The airline reported a second-quarter 2019 operating income

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Turkish Aerospace signs agreement with NLR

Turkish Aerospace signs agreement with NLR

🕔08:51, 31.Jul 2019

Turkish Aerospace has signed a framework agreement on future projects with the Royal Netherlands Aerospace Center (NLR). Under the agreement, Turkish Aerospace and NLR will collaborate in the fields of aerospace research projects, trainings, modeling, simulation, testing and new manufacturing

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