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BOEING EXPECTS LARGE MARKET IN RUSSIA FOR ITS AIRCRAFT

BOEING EXPECTS LARGE MARKET IN RUSSIA FOR ITS AIRCRAFT

🕔10:25, 15.Oct 2010

Boeing has stated that it expect Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) airlines to buy about 960 new aircraft worth $90 billion over the next 20 years to upgrade the fleet of narrow-bodied planes. “Demand for planes will also

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DONAVIA PASSENGER TRAFFIC UP 22%

DONAVIA PASSENGER TRAFFIC UP 22%

🕔10:24, 15.Oct 2010

Russian airline, Donavia, formerly Aeroflot-Don, reported it handled 1,153,600 people in the nine-month period of 2010, representing a 21.6% increase over the same period in 2009. Year to date passenger turnover rose 7.6%, and in the same period the airline

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AIGLE AZUR TO OFFER FLIGHTS TO BAGHDAD

AIGLE AZUR TO OFFER FLIGHTS TO BAGHDAD

🕔10:24, 15.Oct 2010

French airline Aigle Azur has announced plans to fly direct commercial flights from Paris to Baghdad. The inaugural flight, the first for 20 years, begins on October 30 and two weeks later the the regular programme will be launched, offering

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AIRBALTIC PASSENGER NUMBER UP 16%

AIRBALTIC PASSENGER NUMBER UP 16%

🕔10:23, 15.Oct 2010

Latvian airline airBaltic reported a 16% increase in passenger figures for the month of September. The airline, which flies from Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn, carried 318,807 passengers last month and 2,519,324 passengers for the year to date – a 21%

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AER LINGUS PREDICTS PROFIT IN 2010

AER LINGUS PREDICTS PROFIT IN 2010

🕔10:22, 15.Oct 2010

Aer Lingus has forecast an operating profit of €29 million for 2010 after posting strong passenger figures for September. The Irish airline, which made an operating loss of €81 million in 2009, reported September passenger traffic up by 7.6% over

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IRAN AIR PLANE MAKES EMERGENCY DIVERT TO VIENNA

IRAN AIR PLANE MAKES EMERGENCY DIVERT TO VIENNA

🕔10:22, 15.Oct 2010

An Iran Air Airbus A300-600 on route to Tehran from Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Vienna for unknown reason. The aircraft aborted take off from Vienna’s airport due to an engine problem, which effectively closed the runway. A loud

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It is a great news day for the Boeing 737NG (again) but it is worth keeping abreast of what’s going on with the A380

It is a great news day for the Boeing 737NG (again) but it is worth keeping abreast of what’s going on with the A380

🕔10:21, 15.Oct 2010

Today the 737NG received 30 orders from an undisclosed airline which is most likely to be Spicejet but the news that Southwest pilots have cleared the way for that airline to fly larger variants of the 737 will be music

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QANTAS BOSS WANTS INTERNATIONAL ETS

QANTAS BOSS WANTS INTERNATIONAL ETS

🕔20:54, 14.Oct 2010

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has stated that Australia should not go it alone on a carbon as it will negatively affect airlines. Rather airlines should be made to invest in sustainable fuels instead. Regions or individual countries introducing carbon

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LHT EXPANDS NACELLE SERVICES

LHT EXPANDS NACELLE SERVICES

🕔20:53, 14.Oct 2010

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen has established a new Engine Parts & Accessories Repair (EPAR) product to expand its nacelle services. The new business starts with the repair of common nozzle assemblies and tail cones for the V2500 engine and comprises the complete

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AIRASIA TO SELECT BANKS FOR LISTING

AIRASIA TO SELECT BANKS FOR LISTING

🕔20:53, 14.Oct 2010

AirAsia is planning to list Thai Asia, which it owns 49% of, by the third quarter of 2011 to raise capital and expand its fleet size. Malaysia’s AirAsia is planning to select investment banks by the end of this month

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