New concourse set to open at New York’s LaGuardia as part of $8 billion airport rebuild

New concourse set to open at New York’s LaGuardia as part of $8 billion airport rebuild

🕔11:00, 30.Oct 2019

The new 105,000 sq ft concourse at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is set to be open to the public as part of an $8 billion transformation of the airport. Next week will see the opening of the new concourse

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Qatar Airways and Sky Express Sign Interline Agreement

Qatar Airways and Sky Express Sign Interline Agreement

🕔10:52, 30.Oct 2019

An interline agreement has been signed between Qatar Airways and Greece-based Sky Express with immediate effect. Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: “With the largest domestic network in Greece, this agreement with Sky Express significantly increases our

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Korean startup Air Premia plans to buy five B787-9 jets

Korean startup Air Premia plans to buy five B787-9 jets

🕔10:46, 30.Oct 2019

Korean startup airline Air Premia plans to buy five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft following an agreement to lease three 787-9 jets from Air Lease Corporation (ALC) earlier this year. Air Premia, which plans to launch operations in 2020, is poised

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TAP Portugal launches new service to Banjul, Gambia

TAP Portugal launches new service to Banjul, Gambia

🕔10:41, 30.Oct 2019

TAP Portugal has launched a new service to the capital of Gambia, Banjul. The new service will run three times a week departing from Lisbon using Airbus A320 aircraft. The launch of this new route further strengthens TAP’s service to

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Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines sign extension to partnership

Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines sign extension to partnership

🕔10:37, 30.Oct 2019

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a wide-ranging commercial agreement. The announcement, which is subject to regulatory approvals from the relevant competition authorities, will aim to significantly strengthen the long-standing partnership between the two airline groups.

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C&L Aerospace completes saab 340B+ sale to Montrose Global LLP

C&L Aerospace completes saab 340B+ sale to Montrose Global LLP

🕔10:26, 30.Oct 2019

C&L Aerospace has completed the sale of Saab 340B+ MSN 365 to Montrose Global Aircraft Leasing Limited who has plans to lease the aircraft to Air Rarotonga based out of the Cook Islands. This is the second Saab 340 B+ sold

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ATR appoints Eric Segura as SVP procurement and supply chain

ATR appoints Eric Segura as SVP procurement and supply chain

🕔10:18, 30.Oct 2019

Regional aircraft manufacturer ATR has nominated Eric Segura as senior vice president procurement and supply chain. Starting 1 November, Segura will be reporting to the CEO, Stefano Bortoli and joins the ATR executive committee. Segura will be succeeding David Brigante,

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IndiGo signs for 300 A320neo aircraft in deal worth $33 billion

IndiGo signs for 300 A320neo aircraft in deal worth $33 billion

🕔09:55, 30.Oct 2019

India’s IndiGo has placed a firm order for 300 A320neo Family aircraft comprising a mix of A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft – worth $33 billion. This will take IndiGo’s total number of A320neo Family aircraft orders to 730. Ronojoy Dutta,

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Boeing CEO Muilenburg says company ‘made mistakes’ regarding 737 MAX

Boeing CEO Muilenburg says company ‘made mistakes’ regarding 737 MAX

🕔12:29, 29.Oct 2019

Boeing CEO and president Dennis Muilenburg will testify before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation regarding aviation safety and the 737 MAX airplane. In a written testimony, Muilenburg has acknowledged that the aircraft manufacturer “made mistakes” as

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Virgin Galactic’s shares jump on NYSE debut and merger deal

Virgin Galactic’s shares jump on NYSE debut and merger deal

🕔12:07, 29.Oct 2019

Virgin Galactic has become the first space-tourism enterprise to go public following its trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The listing saw the company’s shares jump 5.1% on its first–day trading on Monday 28 October. The 5.1% jump comes

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