31 Jan
2015

First Eurowings Airbus A320 to take off on Sunday

The new Eurowings will take off on its maiden flight on Sunday, 1 February 2015.

31 Jan
2015

NATS to enable ADS-B transponder functionality for General Aviation

A trial to enable General Aviation pilots to use the full ADS-B functionality of their Mode S transponders has been kicked off by NATS, with support from the CAA and AOPA UK.

31 Jan
2015

Kenya Airways to fly to Hanoi

Kenya Airways will become the first and only airline to link Vietnam directly to Africa with flights to Hanoi from 30 March 2015.

31 Jan
2015

Wizz Air announces a base in Kosice

Wizz Air announced that it will open its 20th base in Kosice, Slovakia with one new Airbus A320 on 14 September.

31 Jan
2015

Okay Airways receives its first Next-Generation 737-900ER

Boeing and Okay Airways celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range).

30 Jan
2015

Qatar Airways takes 9.99% stake in IAG

As part of efforts to enhance operations and strengthen existing commercial ties initiated through codeshare agreements with IAG as well as its membership of the oneworld alliance, Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99% stake in IAG.

30 Jan
2015

Boeing announces ANA’s commitment to become newest 787-10 customer

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today announced the airline’s intent to purchase three 787-10 Dreamliners to add additional flexibility to the airline’s 787 fleet.

30 Jan
2015

ANA Holdings orders seven additional A321s

ANA Holdings has ordered seven more A321 aircraft (four A321ceo with Sharklets and three A321neo), in addition to the firm order for 30 A320neo Family (seven A320neo and 23 A321neo) placed in July 2014.

30 Jan
2015

AirAsia Flight 8501 search and rescue operation update

Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501, from Surabaya to Singapore, was enroute over the Java Sea when radar and radio contact was lost with the aircraft while it was deviating around weather.

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European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and Latin American aviation group AviancaTaca Holding announced the signature of a major contract for the purchase of 15 ATR 72-600s, plus options for 15 additional aircraft.

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Singapore Airlines will be investing nearly SGD$95 million to refit ten Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with new long-haul cabin products to provide customers with additional space and comfort.

Africa

January 31, 2015 51

Kenya Airways to fly to Hanoi

Kenya Airways will become the first and only airline to link Vietnam directly to Africa with flights to Hanoi from 30 March 2015.

Rwandair to introduce direct flights between Entebbe and Nairobi

RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda announced the commencement of direct…

Arik Air resumes flights to Cotonou and Douala

Arik Air is resuming flight services to Cotonou, Benin Republic and Douala, Cameroon from…

Asia

January 31, 2015 88

Okay Airways receives its first Next-Generation 737-900ER

Boeing and Okay Airways celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range).

Boeing announces ANA’s commitment to become newest 787-10 customer

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today announced the airline’s intent to purchase three…

ANA Holdings orders seven additional A321s

ANA Holdings has ordered seven more A321 aircraft (four A321ceo with Sharklets and three…

Europe

January 31, 2015 38

Wizz Air announces a base in Kosice

Wizz Air announced that it will open its 20th base in Kosice, Slovakia with one new Airbus A320 on 14 September.

First Eurowings Airbus A320 to take off on Sunday

The new Eurowings will take off on its maiden flight on Sunday, 1 February 2015.

Lufthansa's Eurowings agrees new pay deal with pilots

New wage agreements apply for the approximately 300 pilots at Eurowings GmbH as of 1 January…

Middle East

January 30, 2015 220

Qatar Airways takes 9.99% stake in IAG

As part of efforts to enhance operations and strengthen existing commercial ties initiated through codeshare agreements with IAG as well as its membership of the oneworld alliance, Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99% stake in IAG.

Qatar Airways to increase its capacity on all routes to Italy

Qatar Airways to operate widebody aircraft on its routes to Milan and Rome from March 29 and…

Air Arabia enters China

Air Arabia will become the first low-cost airline from the Middle East and Africa to enter the…

North America

January 24, 2015 429

American Airlines welcomes first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

American took delivery of the airplane, a 787-8 with registration number N800AN, on Thursday at Boeing's factory in Everett, Washington, and it is scheduled to arrive in Dallas/Fort Worth on Friday afternoon.

Alaska Air Group purchases two more Q400 NextGen Aircraft

Bombardier announced that Seattle-based Horizon Air has converted two of seven previously…

Canada and Israel improve transportation links

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Transport, was in Israel today to sign an Air…

Pacific and Oceania

Airbus 330-800neo
December 19, 2014 395

Hawaiian Airlines finalizes A330-800neo order

Following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in July of this year, Hawaiian Airlines has finalized an order for six A330-800neo aircraft.

Fiji Airways to operate Wellington - Nadi route

Fiji Airways is expanding its network with the introduction of a new route between Wellington…

Changes to Qantas Group executive team

The Qantas Group has announced changes to its executive leadership team as it continues its…

South America

Boeing 787
December 18, 2014 457

Avianca celebrates delivery of first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and Avianca celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the Latin American carrier, helping the airline stay at the forefront of technology in the region.
Airbus 321

LAN takes delivery of first A321

LAN Airlines, part of LATAM Airlines Group celebrated the arrival of its first A321 today at…

Azul orders 35 A320neo

Azul Brazilian Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 35 A320neo Family aircraft.

Caribbean

December 12, 2014 486

InterCaribbean Airways new Services in Haiti, Jamaica and Dominican Republic

interCaribbean Airways announced the commencement of new non-stop services to and from Kingston, Jamaica and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Port au Prince, Haiti .

Seaborne signs interline agreement with United

Seaborne Airlines announced the introduction of a new interline agreement with United Airlines…

Liat enhances its network

As part of a major initiative to restructure its commercial activities to meet customer needs…


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