Monthly Archives: December 2023

Qantas Group takes delivery of its first A220

Australia’s national carrier has taken delivery of its first new generation A220, becoming the 20th operator of the type. The aircraft is the first of 29 A220s ordered by the Qantas Group for operation by QantasLink, their regional airline that services metropolitan and regional destinations across Australia. Featuring a unique livery based on an Aboriginal […]

Azul Linhas Aéreas discloses incremental order for four A330neos

Azul discloses a firm order for four additional A330-900 from a purchase agreement signed in June 2023. With these aircraft, the airline will expand its fleet and international route offering. “We are proud to announce this order, as it confirms Azul as the airline with the most fuel- efficient fleet in the region, with over […]

Turkish Airlines to order an additional 220 Airbus aircraft

Türkiye’s national carrier, Turkish Airlines, will expand its fleet with an order for 220 Airbus aircraft, made up of 150 Airbus’ best-selling A321s and 70 of the world’s most modern and efficient A350 widebody aircraft (50 A350-900s, 15 A350-1000s and 5 A350F freighters). This follows two orders from the airline for 10 A350-900s in September […]

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of First of Seven New Airbus A321-200neo Aircraft to Transavia

On 15th December, Air Lease Corporation announced one new Airbus A321-200neo aircraft delivered to Transavia. This aircraft is the first of seven new Airbus A321s confirmed to deliver to Transavia on long-term lease from ALC’s order book with Airbus and the first A321-200neo to join the Dutch carrier’s fleet. “ALC is pleased to announce the […]

Excellent environmental management: Lufthansa Airlines at Frankfurt hub receives EMAS seal of approval

Following the Munich location and Lufthansa CityLine, EMAS validation and certification according to the environmental standard ISO 14001 at the Frankfurt site The environmental management system leads to systematic and sustainable improvements Responsible corporate behavior is part of Lufthansa Airlines’ basic orientation “We take off to take care” The Lufthansa Airlines hub in Frankfurt has […]

Air Dolomiti gets renewal of ISO certification from DNV

Green light for UNI EN ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO/IEC 27001 certifications valid for the three-year 2023-2026 Air Dolomiti, the Italian airline of Lufthansa Group, has passed the scrupulous audit carried out by DNV, a leading independent, global provider of assurance, certification, verification and risk management services, obtaining the renewal of its UNI EN […]

SWISS to adopt AI-based flight passenger counts

SWISS has completed the trials of its new digital procedure for counting its passengers during the flight boarding process. In view of the trials’ success, the airline will now replace its present manual passenger counts with a digital process based on artificial intelligence from 2024. The adoption of the new AI-based procedure is planned for […]

Air Canada adds Tulum and Charleston to Global Network; Boosts Capacity on Key North American Markets in Summer 2024 as Airline Continues Strategic Network Growth

Air Canada today announced it is boosting its North American network capacity for summer 2024 with the addition of two new destinations, five new routes, increased flight frequencies on key routes, and earlier resumption of popular seasonal routes in response to projected demand. Air Canada becomes the first Canadian airline to offer service to Tulum*, with […]

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive is Elected a Member of the Board of Governors at the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Engr. Badr Al-Meer is also announced as a member of the Executive Committee of the Arab Air Carriers’ Organization (AACO) Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer has been elected to the International Air Transport Association’s Board of Governors. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s […]

Avolon orders a further 100 A321neo aircraft

Image: Airbus Avolon, the international leasing company, has signed a firm order for 100 A321neo aircraft, taking its total order for the A321neo to 190 aircraft. The agreement secures Avolon’s delivery pipeline for the world’s preferred single aisle Family. “This order strengthens our delivery pipeline and reflects our confidence in the long-term growth outlook for […]