Canada’s Sunwing set to offer new direct routes

Canada’s Sunwing set to offer new direct routes

🕔10:44, 17.Jul 2019

Canada’s Sunwing is offering a direct flight service twice a week on Mondays and Fridays from Montreal to Havana, Cuba. The service will run from December 13 until March 13, 2020. The airline has also introduced a direct service from

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United Airlines reports greater-than-expected second-quarter net income

United Airlines reports greater-than-expected second-quarter net income

🕔10:30, 17.Jul 2019

United Airlines has reported a greater-than-expected second-quarter net income of $1.1 billion, which the airline has said is driven by strong air travel demand despite the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max fleet. Its total passenger revenue increased by 6.1% against

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FL Technics introduces VR training for mechanics

FL Technics introduces VR training for mechanics

🕔10:21, 17.Jul 2019

FL Technics has begun implementing VR modules for the basic training of aviation mechanics.  The company has presented its first VR module, which covers the opening of the reverse thrust engine of a Boeing 737NG, and is set to expand

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Grupo Aeromexico blames 737 Max grounding for financial decline

Grupo Aeromexico blames 737 Max grounding for financial decline

🕔10:15, 17.Jul 2019

Grupo Aeromexico’s second-quarter 2019 revenue stood at $16.8 billion pesos representing a 2.6% slump from the same period last year. During the quarter revenue per ASK (RASK) decreased by 0.4% compared to the same period of 2018. Second-quarter capacity measured

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Vietnam Airlines reports revenues increase in H1 2019 results

Vietnam Airlines reports revenues increase in H1 2019 results

🕔08:41, 17.Jul 2019

Vietnam Airlines Group has reported that it earned nearly VNĐ52 trillion ($2.24 billion) in consolidated revenue in the first half of this year, a 5.5% increase from the same period last year. The group posted that its consolidated pre-tax profit

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Emirates to introduce Mexico City route via Barcelona

Emirates to introduce Mexico City route via Barcelona

🕔08:31, 17.Jul 2019

Emirates Airlines will introduce a new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City International Airport (MEX), via Barcelona (BCN), starting 9 December. The new route will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR and will also offer up to 14

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Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport set for €730 million development

Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport set for €730 million development

🕔08:26, 17.Jul 2019

VINCI Airports, operator of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, has unveiled plans for expansion at the site, set to be worth more than €730 million. The contract covers financing, operations, maintenance, renovation and expansion of the airport and its existing runway

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Avolon leases A330neo to TAP Portugal

Avolon leases A330neo to TAP Portugal

🕔10:16, 16.Jul 2019

Aircraft leasing firm Avolon has announced the delivery of one Airbus A330neo to TAP Air Portugal. The airline now has ten aircraft on lease from Avolon.

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Moderate oil prices decrease aviation credit risk, Scope research suggests

Moderate oil prices decrease aviation credit risk, Scope research suggests

🕔10:04, 16.Jul 2019

Growth in global oil demand is expected to slow, new research from Scope suggests. The report expects Brent crude to average between $60 and $70 per barrel for the second half and for full-year 2019. “Supply will increase if oil

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BOC Aviation closes Silver 2019-1 ABS offering

BOC Aviation closes Silver 2019-1 ABS offering

🕔09:55, 16.Jul 2019

BOC Aviation has closed the offering of its second asset backed securitisation (ABS) deal dubbed Silver 2019-1. The firm has signed an agreement to sell a portfolio of 17 aircraft to Silver Aircraft Lease Investment and affiliates. The firm’s latest

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