The order was originally announced as an MOU at last year’s Dubai Airshow and is executed through its capacity provider Golden Falcon Aviation.
A government-industry advisory panel has been established in Thailand to provide greater collaboration amongst stakeholders regarding the country’s airport development program.
Aegean, Greece’s largest airline, currently operates an all-Airbus fleet of 49 aircraft (37 A320s, 11 A321s and one A319).
Airlines are on the cusp of making large investments to make their aircraft more connected, a survey released Tuesday indicates.
Shanghai Pudong Airport is expected to open a fifth runway this year
Cypriot carrier Cobalt Air, has reached an interline agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways.
Star has rolled out the early stages of the DSP; it demonstrated a functionality during the media briefing that would allow a customer booking connecting flights through one member to make a seat selection on another member’s flight. “We need to understand how we can leverage technology, particularly digital technology, to help the customer experience,” Goh said.
Iran Air expects to take delivery of 11 new aircraft in 2018, but is up against a tight time window because of renewed sanctions against Iran that are expected to come into force in early August.
The terminal is set to begin commercial operations May 22.
American Airlines has decided to cut Chicago O’Hare-Beijing service from Oct. 22 because of overcapacity in the Sino-US market–which used to be one of the most lucrative markets worldwide.
Aeromexico’s capacity adjustments to offset weakness in its home market appear to be paying off, as the carrier boosted domestic revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) and load factor in April, even as it continued to trim capacity.
For the 2018 first quarter, Atlas’ revenues totaled $590 million, up 24.1% year-over-year (YOY), with strong growth in each of Atlas’ major reportable segments aircraft, crew, maintenance & insurance (ACMI) revenue was up 32.7 YOY; charter revenue up 16.9%; and dry leasing revenue up 36%. Expenses were up 21.7% to $549.4 million. Operating income for the quarter increased 68.8% YOY to $40.6 million.
swoop, the standalone ultra-LCC subsidiary of Canada’s WestJet, has adequate pilot staffing to launch operations as scheduled in June even if WestJet and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) fail to reach an agreement on a labor contract covering WestJet’s pilots, WestJet CEO Ed Sims said. Two dozen pilots, described by Sims as mostly expatriate Canadians who have been flying for Middle East and Asian airlines, are going through training to operate Swoop’s Boeing …
Mitsubishi Aircraft will conduct demonstration flights of its MRJ regional jet at the Farnborough Air Show in July, the company said, reiterating first delivery is on track for mid-2020.
Air Canada and Calgary-based LCC WestJet face the biggest threats from each other rather than planned ultra LCC operators eyeing shares of a market dominated by the two carriers, Fitch Ratings said. “Although it is too early to predict the magnitude of any impact that ULCCs may have on [Air Canada], Fitch is not overly concerned at this time,” the ratings agency said in recent ratings-outlook commentary. “Fitch believes that Air Canada has an effective means to compete …