Monthly Archives: August 2018

Wizz Air Announces Further Expansion in Ukraine

Wizz Air, the leading LCC in Ukraine and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, today announced that it will further expand its operations in Ukraine by adding a fourth Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base in March 2019, launching five long-awaited routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports and increasing the number of tickets offered […]

Laudamotion Announces New 2019 Aircraft, New Livery, New Offices and Pay Rises Following Ryanair 75% Purchase

Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fare airline, today (Wed, 29th Aug) announced that it would double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019 following the completion of Ryanair’s purchase of 75% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from Niki Lauda in August. Laudamotion also announced a series of initiatives to support Laudamotion’s continued […]

AeroLogic fleet set to grow to eleven freighters

AeroLogic will receive a brand-new Boeing 777F freighter in January. Shareholder Lufthansa Cargo will lease the jet from Boeing specifically for this purpose. The fleet of this equal partnership joint venture with DHL Express will then total eleven aircraft. Lufthansa Cargo will market all of the new freighter’s capacity. “We are delighted to be in […]

Boeing, GOL Debut Airline’s First 737 MAX Airplane

Leading Brazilian carrier to open new routes with new, longer-range 737 jet as GOL’s second 737 MAX also arrived this month with the carrier’s MAX fleet to become largest in Latin America with 135 jets, including 30 MAX 10s. Boeing and GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes today celebrated the unveiling of the carrier’s newly outfitted 737 […]

ANA Introduces New Original Gluten-Free Rice Bread

Beginning September 1, 2018, ANA will serve new gluten-free rice bread with in-flight allergen-free and gluten-free meals. ANA collaborated with Cosmo Vital to create a tasty new option to cater to the growing demand for allergen-free meals. All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for six consecutive years, introduced the creation of its […]

First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly line in Toulouse

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the final assembly line (FAL) in Toulouse.   The aircraft has now been moved to an outside station where various ground tests will be undertaken in preparation for first flight in the coming weeks.  The aircraft will then be transferred to the Airbus […]

LATAM unveils $400m cabin upgrade programme

LATAM Airlines has unveiled plans to renovate the cabins of two-thirds of its global fleet with a $400 million investment. The company will revamp the interior of more than 200 aircraft over the next two years with passengers being able to fly on the first renovated aircraft before the end of 2018. LATAM will transform […]

Eurowings integrates 77 planes from failed airBerlin fleet

Eurowings is reaching the end of a project to integrate 77 aircraft from failed rival airBerlin into its fleet. Over the past nine months the planes have joined with the airline, with an Airbus A320 from lessor Magnetar with 174 seats and the registration D-ABDT, marking the final hurdle. All these machines were previously in […]

AirBridgeCargo Airlines transports its 500th aircraft engine in 2018 as demand for abcXL product expertise grows

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the world’s leading international cargo carriers, has transported its 500th aircraft engine in 2018, supporting long-term customers with the provision of timely, seamless and safe transportation of these highly delicate shipments. “The 500th jet engine is another milestone for ABC and serves as a quantum leap in the development of […]

Gulf Air receives first A320neo from Airbus

Gulf Air has welcomed its first Airbus A320neo with the plane touching down at Bahrain International Airport. Following its delivery from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France, the aircraft will service a number of regional routes within the Gulf Air network. With Gulf Air chief executive, Krešimir Kučko, and representatives from Airbus on-board, the A320neo […]