Wizz Air grows in Macedonia

Wizz Air announced the 2nd aircraft for its Macedonian base at Skopje airport. The new Airbus A320 aircraft will be delivered in Skopje on 16 April 2014 and bring the total fleet investment in Wizz Air’s Macedonian base to USD 160 MLN.  The new aircraft will support operations of a total of 13 Skopje routes and … Read more

Ukraine International partners with Rossiya

In July 2013 Ukraine International Airlines and Rossiya Russian Airlines signed a cooperation agreement. This agreement allowed increasing Ukraine International Airlines flight frequency on the Kiev to St. Petersburg route up to three daily flights. Carriers have signed a code-share agreement for the route Kiev – St. Petersburg – Kiev. Thanks to the agreement passengers … Read more

Cargolux returns to Santiago de Chile

Cargolux Airlines International announced the reinstatement of its Boeing 747 freighter service to Santiago de Chile with a weekly flight, beginning on 28 July 2013. Santiago will be added to Cargolux’s regular South American rotation on Sundays, also stopping in Viracopos, Brazil. Santiago has featured in Cargolux’s network in the past and the company has … Read more

Luxair extends its network to Dublin

As of 30 March 2014 Luxair Luxembourg Airlines will offer four direct flights per week from Luxembourg to Dublin. Two years after having been forced to abandon flights to Dublin Luxair Luxembourg Airlines announces that it will resume this direct route with four weekly flights (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) as of 30 March 2014 … Read more

Turkish Airlines orders five additional 777-300ERs

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced a order for five 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The Turkish flag-carrier has exercised options on five 777-300ERs that were first announced in December 2012 as part of a previous firm order for 15 777-300ERs. Turkish Airlines now has 20 777-300ERs currently an order … Read more

Wizz Air launches flights to Moscow

Today Wizz Air announced a new route from Budapest to Moscow Vnukovo which will commence on 23 September. The new service will initially operate five times a week. Wizz Air’s “Go East” expansion has already brought new routes from Budapest to Ukraine, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Egypt over the past year.This long … Read more

Boeing delivers British Airways’ first 787

Boeing and British Airways announced the delivery today of the UK carrier’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The British Airways 787 departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on Wednesday, June 26, arriving at London’s Heathrow Airport today at 12:10 pm local time. The airplane was welcomed to its Heathrow home by Willie Walsh, chief executive officer of International … Read more

Boeing delivers first 787 to Norwegian

Boeing, International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and Norwegian celebrated several milestones Thursday during a delivery ceremony for a new 787 Dreamliner. It was the first 787 delivered to ILFC and its lessee, Norwegian, which will operate the airplane. The 787 also marked the 700th airplane Boeing delivered to ILFC. “Today’s delivery is a tremendous milestone … Read more

Odyssey Airlines orders 10 CSeries aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace disclosed today that a previously announced firm order for 10 CS100 aircraft was placed by Odyssey Airlines, a new airline that intends to operate from London City Airport. The firm order was announced on June 24, 2011. Based on the list price for the CS100 aircraft at the time of the order, the firm order is valued at … Read more