Air France appoints new EVP Finance

Air France appoints new EVP Finance

🕔12:01, 8.Jul 2019

Steven Zaat has been appointed executive vice president of finance at Air France. He will report directly to CEO Anne Rigail and will be a member of the executive committee.   Zaat succeeds Marc Verspyck who left the company.  After occupying

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Consultancy firm IBA Group extends senior team

Consultancy firm IBA Group extends senior team

🕔10:52, 8.Jul 2019

Consultancy firm IBA Group has expanded the role for its chief operating officer, Stuart Hatcher, to include the role of managing director of aviation services. In the role, Hatcher will steer IBA’s principal business divisions of Valuations, Advisory and Asset

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European Commission approves Connect Airways’ Flybe acquisition

European Commission approves Connect Airways’ Flybe acquisition

🕔10:43, 8.Jul 2019

The proposed acquisition of UK air carrier Flybe by Connect Airways has been approved by the European Commission. Connect Airways, a consortium by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Aviation and Cyrus will jointly control Flybe, Propius and Stobart Air following the merger.

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Singapore Airlines investing $36.8 million in revamp of Changi Airport Terminal

Singapore Airlines investing $36.8 million in revamp of Changi Airport Terminal

🕔10:30, 8.Jul 2019

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be investing more than SGD50 million ($36.8 million) in a major revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Renovations are due to commence in August 2019 and are expected to

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LCI closes $75 million asset-backed helicopter financing

LCI closes $75 million asset-backed helicopter financing

🕔10:24, 8.Jul 2019

Lease Corporation International (LCI), helicopter lessor and aviation division of the Libra Group, has closed a new asset-backed helicopter financing facility in excess of $75 million. The new facility, led by CaixaBank along with a consortium of financial institutions, was

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Goshawk delivers first Airbus A321neo to Philippine Airlines

Goshawk delivers first Airbus A321neo to Philippine Airlines

🕔10:21, 8.Jul 2019

Goshawk has delivered an Airbus A321 Neo aircraft to Philippine Airlines (PAL). This delivery is the first of a two aircraft transaction with PAL.   Peter Watson, chief commercial officer at Goshawk commented: “We are delighted to further enhance our

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Etihad Airways increases Dublin-Abu Dhabi frequency

Etihad Airways increases Dublin-Abu Dhabi frequency

🕔10:15, 8.Jul 2019

Etihad Airways has increased frequency on its Dublin, Ireland to United Arab Emirates’ capital Abu Dhabi route. The airline will fly to Abu Dhabi up to twice daily, with four additional services, operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The additional

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Gol releases air traffic figures for June 2019

Gol releases air traffic figures for June 2019

🕔10:08, 8.Jul 2019

Brazil’s GOL has announced its air traffic figures for the month of June 2019. GOL’s domestic supply (ASK) demand (RPK) increased by 6.5%. GOL’s domestic load factor was 84.3%, a 5.2 percentage points increase in comparison to June 2018. The

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Grupo Aeromexico reports June 2019 operational results

Grupo Aeromexico reports June 2019 operational results

🕔09:35, 8.Jul 2019

Grupo Aeromexico has reported June 2019 operational results. The airline transported 1.75 million passengers in June, down from 5.8% experienced in the same month of 2018. International passenger numbers increased by 0.8%, while domestic passenger numbers were down by 9.6%.

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Iberia launches a new route from Cairo to Madrid

Iberia launches a new route from Cairo to Madrid

🕔09:31, 8.Jul 2019

Iberia will launch a new route from Madrid to Cairo on March 2, 2020, pending approval by authorities. The Spanish carrier will operate four weekly flights with an A319 aircraft which can accommodate up to 141 customers. Iberia will be

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