Monthly Archives: July 2019

Boeing takes US$4.9bn 737 Max hit in second quarter

Boeing has said it will record an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, in connection with the grounding of the 737 Max. The plane is currently out of operation following two crashes, in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The charge, which also reflects associated delivery delays, will result in a $5.6 billion reduction of […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo awarded first Cargo iQ certification in support of its commitment to ‘best-in-class’ customer service

Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s commitment to ‘best-in-class’ customer service and operational resilience has been recognised by the awarding of its first Cargo iQ certification following an independent audit by SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA on behalf of Cargo iQ, theIATA interest group creating and implementing quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry. The audit […]

A321neo operators alerted over ‘excessive pitch’ anomaly

Airbus has introduced a temporary revision to A321neo flight manuals intended to prevent the possibility of the aircraft reaching excessive pitch attitudes. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has disclosed that the revision follows analysis of the re-engined type’s elevator and aileron computer. It has not elaborated on the situation beyond stating that “excessive” pitch […]

Bombardier’s Multi-Award-Winning Global 7500 Jet Reaches New Heights in the Heart of the Swiss Alps

Global 7500 aircraft is the most spacious purpose-built business jet to operate out of Gstaad’s Saanen airport in Switzerland, where it was on display earlier this month before flying to Dubai, performing another exceptional long-range mission  Mission highlights the Global family’s advanced wing design, which enables them to access challenging airfields with short runways in […]

WFS’ Jetquay Wins Contract to Manage Changi Lounge at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport

JetQuay, the airport services and passenger experience specialist owned by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), has been appointed lounge operator for the Changi Lounge at Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), Singapore’s newest lifestyle destination featuring exciting attractions, as well as shopping and dining experiences. Located on Level 1 of Jewel, Changi Lounge operates round-the-clock and is seamlessly […]

The Red Arrows Swap Their Hawk For A Jumbo

The Red Arrows will join forces with a specially decorated British Airways 747 at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20. The special Boeing 747 has been painted in the airline’s predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) livery to mark British Airways’ centenary this year. Senior First Officer Tom Perrins will be at […]

Atlantic Airways takes delivery of its first A320neo

Atlantic Airways, the Faroe Islands flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320neo, MSN8918. Leased from Air Lease Corporation this aircraft is powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines and is configured in an all-economy cabin layout. With its new Airbus fleet member, Atlantic Airways will further develop its European network. The airline, an Airbus […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo Partners with WTA Aviation and Swissport for New Daily Tel Aviv Services

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded contracts to WTA Aviation and Swissport in Israel to support the launch and growth of the airline’s new daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv, which commence on 25th September. As one of Israel’s leading air cargo general sales agents, WTA will be responsible for selling the 20 tonnes […]