Aircraft

Royal Jordanian Receives First Boeing 787

August 27, 2014 0

On August 27 Boeing and Royal Jordanian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787 Dreamliner.  Royal Jordanian acquired this aircraft through leasing company AerCap. “We are delighted to receive our first 787 which […]

Airline Focus

Ryanair to bid for Cyprus Airways

August 27, 2014 0

Kenny Jacobs, Chief Marketing Officer for low-cost carrier Ryanair has said the airline plans to bid for loss-making Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale. In a BBC Radio interview Mr Jacobs, told BBC Radio […]

Airline Focus

ICAO Meeting Tackles Conflict Zone Risks

August 27, 2014 0

On August 26 ICAO concluded its second two-day meeting in as many weeks of the Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation arising from Conflict Zones (TF RCZ), establishing an overall work programme and two […]

Aircraft

Airbus A350 XWB Completes Route Proving World Tour

August 14, 2014 0

The Airbus A350-900 has successfully completed a series of route proving trials after visiting 14 cities over the past three weeks.  At the technical route proving stage the aircraft must demonstrate its readiness for airline […]

Air Cargo

AeroGround Signs Adria Airways Agreement

August 12, 2014 0

AeroGround Flughafen München GmbH, the ground handling subsidiary of the Munich Airport operating company (FMG), has signed an agreement with the Slovenian airline Adria Airways on a long-term full-handling contract at Munich Airport. In cooperation […]

Airports

Icelandic Airports Host Historic Lancaster

August 7, 2014 0

Iceland’s Keflavik and Reykjavik Airports jointly hosted an extremely rare World War Two-era visitor over August 6-7.  The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s Avro Lancaster – one of only two flying examples left in the world […]

Airports

Runway 4-22 Permanently Closed at BWI

August 7, 2014 0

Runway 4-22 at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was closed permanently on August 6.  As part of a multi-year, comprehensive series of airfield improvements, Runway 4-22 will be converted to a taxiway. BWI Marshall’s has […]

Airline Focus

Emirates Touches Down in Chicago

August 6, 2014 0

Emirates has completed the first flight of what is now a daily nonstop passenger service from Dubai to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The inaugural flight makes Chicago the airline’s ninth US base. “The Chicago route […]

Air Cargo

IATA: Air Freight Volumes Expand More Slowly

August 5, 2014 0

On August 5 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing 2.3% growth in demand (measured in freight tonne kilometers) over June 2013.  That is slower than the 4.9% […]