Taiwan’s EVA Air adds fourth Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to its fleet

Taiwan’s EVA Air adds fourth Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to its fleet

🕔18:43, 18.Oct 2019

Taiwan’s EVA Air has added a fourth Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner to its fleet as it aims to expand its services.  The carrier has already deployed new Dreamliners on routes from Taipei to Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong and Vienna. The airline

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Flybe set to be renamed “Virgin Connect following £2.8m sale

Flybe set to be renamed “Virgin Connect following £2.8m sale

🕔14:50, 18.Oct 2019

Flybe is set to be renamed “Virgin Connect” in 2020 following its £2.8 million sale. The UK regional operator which runs nine out of 10 flights from Southampton airport has ditched the purple colour scheme in favour of Virgin’s red

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Garuda Indonesia to operate two 737-800 converted freighters from GECAS

Garuda Indonesia to operate two 737-800 converted freighters from GECAS

🕔19:15, 17.Oct 2019

Garuda Indonesia and GECAS have entered into a lease agreement for two 737-800 Boeing-converted freighters (BCF). The passenger-converted aircraft are slated to be phased in mid-2020 and will provide additional capacity to Cargo Garuda Indonesia. “GECAS is excited to provide

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KBRA upgrades DAE’s senior unsecured bond rating to BBB+

KBRA upgrades DAE’s senior unsecured bond rating to BBB+

🕔19:13, 17.Oct 2019

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has reaffirmed the BBB+ issuer rating of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise and upgrades DAE’s senior unsecured debt rating from BBB to BBB+. Accordingly, KBRA has upgraded the ratings of the senior unsecured notes issued by DAE Funding LLC from

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STS Aviation Group appoints head of European operations

STS Aviation Group appoints head of European operations

🕔19:07, 17.Oct 2019

Aviation solutions company STS Aviation Group (STS) has appointed Michael John Adams to oversee its European operations. Adams will immediately begin to manage Apple Aviation, the wide-body aircraft maintenance facility in Birmingham and all other existing STS entities in Europe. Commenting on the appointment,

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Embraer signs services and support contracts with African and European carriers

Embraer signs services and support contracts with African and European carriers

🕔19:05, 17.Oct 2019

Embraer has signed a new maintenance contract and the extension of agreements with African and European carriers. Embraer’s pool program offers full repair coverage for components and parts, airframe maintenance, and unlimited access to a large stock of components at

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Etihad and Air Arabia look to setup joint venture on first Abu Dhabi-based low-cost carrier

Etihad and Air Arabia look to setup joint venture on first Abu Dhabi-based low-cost carrier

🕔19:02, 17.Oct 2019

A new airline is being set up through a joint venture between Etihad Airways and Air Arabia. The new carrier will operate out of Abu Dhabi International Airport and will be dubbed “Air Arabia Abu Dhabi”. Tony Douglas, group chief

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Aviation Maintenance Professionals announces Manion Aviation as authorised MRO service agency

Aviation Maintenance Professionals announces Manion Aviation as authorised MRO service agency

🕔18:57, 17.Oct 2019

Aviation Maintenance Professionals (AmP) has appointed Manion Aviation as the company’s authorised sales representative of MRO and maintenance services to the corporate aviation market.  With over 40 years tenure in the Aviation Industry, Manion Aviation develops and aligns relationships between

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Turkish Technic signs partnership with Satair to support Airbus fleet maintenance

Turkish Technic signs partnership with Satair to support Airbus fleet maintenance

🕔18:51, 17.Oct 2019

Turkish Technic and Satair have signed a strategic General Terms Agreement (GTA) to facilitate further business growth between the two entities. Under this agreement, Satair will support Turkish Technic with consumable and expendable spares (C&E) for the expanding Airbus aircraft

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GECAS and IAI Launch the 777-300ERSF freighter conversion program

GECAS and IAI Launch the 777-300ERSF freighter conversion program

🕔18:01, 17.Oct 2019

GECAS and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have announced the launch of the Boeing 777-300ERSF, and the establishment of a passenger to freighter conversion program.  This new initiative, dubbed “The Big Twin” — denoting its status as the largest ever twin-engined freighter — is jointly funded by

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