Monthly Archives: April 2023

Avolon Commits to Ordering 40 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Aircraft valued at over $4 billion at current list price Delivery scheduled between 2027 and 2030 Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces a commitment to order 40 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery between 2027 and 2030; and are valued at over $4 billion at current list price. Avolon delivered […]

BA Euroflyer Offers New Onboard Menus and Buy-On-Board Options

British Airways’ Gatwick-based short-haul subsidiary, BA Euroflyer, has expanded the options available for customers to purchase in Euro Traveller (economy) and launched new seasonal menus in Club Europe (business class). The airline, working with its retail partner Tourvest, has expanded its onboard offering by introducing new options for customers to purchase during the flight. Customers […]

Boeing to Advance Aerospace Innovation through Korean Industry Partnerships

Boeing expands R&D collaboration in Korea, including tech development on advanced production systems, urban air mobility, aerospace semiconductors Agreement signed with the Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology Boeing has signed a new partnering agreement with Korean industry to expand joint research and development activities and further […]

Historic Summit Between the European Union & India, Paving the Way for Low-Cost Airline Expansion

In a major move for the airline industry, leaders of the European Union and India met at the EU-India Aviation Summit to establish a comprehensive aviation agreement to liberalise traffic rights and boost regulatory alignment, including the acceleration of decarbonisation policies between the two regions. Wizz Air participated in the discussion to foster negotiations and […]

Allegiant Launches New Pilot Pathway Program for University Students

Allegiant Travel Company today announced the launch of its Accelerate Pilot Pathway, a new program for university students who want to become pilots at a major airline. Allegiant is partnering with universities that have a Part 141 flight training program – including Purdue University, Kent State University, and Western Michigan University – to offer the […]

Wizz Air Invests £5M in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Producer Firefly

First equity investment in biofuel company will allow Wizz Air to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to its UK operations from 2028 The £5m investment will support the development and certification of SAF produced from sewage sludge Partnership with Firefly has the potential to save 1.5m tonnes of CO2-eq[1] Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and […]

Delta Sky Club raises the bar with nature-inspired third lounge at MSP Airport

Delta Sky Club customers traveling through Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) can relax and recharge in a stunning new nature-inspired oasis on the upper level of the recently expanded G concourse. The airport’s third Club adds more than 21,000 square feet of premium space to Delta’s lounge portfolio, making it by far the largest at […]

Fleet modernisation and growth: Austrian Airlines to fly with Boeing 787-9 ‘Dreamliner’

Austrian Airlines’ long-haul fleet will grow from nine to ten aircraft beginning of 2024 By 2028 Boeing 787-9 aircraft will modernise the entire long-haul fleet The ‘Dreamliner’ will significantly contribute to reducing CO2 emissions Innovative cabin concept enhances comfort for guests CEO Annette Mann: “With the ‘Dreamliner’ Austrian Airlines is taking off to a new […]

Airbus hands over first two H145 helicopters to Bavarian Police

Image: Airbus Training to begin on these two helicopters, allowing a seamless transition to the H145 fleet First fully equipped helicopter to be delivered mid-2024 Airbus has delivered the first two of eight five-bladed H145s to the Bavarian Police. These first two helicopters will be used in the training of pilots and crews which will […]

Air Canada Cargo’s First Freighter Flight to Basel Touches Down

Air Canada and Air Canada Cargo mark the start of freighter operations to Basel, Switzerland, connecting one of Europe’s premiere pharmaceutical hubs to the carrier’s extensive network through its Toronto global hub. The flights will operate twice per week using Air Canada Cargo’s Boeing 767 freighters. “We are excited to be returning to Basel, this […]