Aircraft

Tibet Airlines Receives its First Airbus A330

June 30, 2016 1

Lhasa based Tibet Airlines has received its first widebody aircraft, an A330-200 with increased 242 tonne maximum take-off-weight (MTOW), following a handover in Toulouse, France. The increased MTOW, the first A330-200 in China, allows airlines […]

Air Traffic Control

UK Runway Decision on Hold Again

June 30, 2016 0

The decision to determine the location of a new runway to serve the capacity needs of South East England has been delayed until at least October. The announcement, made by British Government’s Transport Secretary, Patrick […]

Air Traffic Control

Flights Resume After Istanbul Ataturk Airport Attack

June 29, 2016 0

Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport recommenced flight operations just hours after a gun and bomb attack killed 44 people and injured more than 230 others on June 28. Three attackers began shooting outside and inside the international […]

Airports

Lisbon Airport Upgrades Operational and Commercial Areas

June 27, 2016 0

Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport says it is “getting more functional” after concession-holder ANA/VINCI Airports has invested in upgrading its operating capacity and commercial areas. There is a single central food court where all the catering […]

Airline Focus

Low-cost easyJet Makes Government Appeal

June 24, 2016 0

Following the UK’s Vote to Leave the European Union, low-cost carrier easyJet has said its initial focus will be to accelerate discussions with UK and EU governments and regulators to ensure that the UK remains […]

Airline Focus

New Delta Sky Club for Denver

June 24, 2016 0

Delta Air Lines and Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN) have announced the opening of a new Delta Sky Club lounge. The Denver club – located just across the pedestrian bridge leading from the Jeppesen Terminal […]

Air Traffic Control

Airways New Zealand and NATS Confirm Co-operation Agreement

June 24, 2016 0

Airways New Zealand and UK-based NATS have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) setting the foundation for collaboration between the two air navigation services providers (ANSP). The deal aimed at enhancing air traffic management (ATM) […]

Air Cargo

Emirates to Expand Dubai-Auckland Capacity

June 24, 2016 0

Emirates has announced is to upgrade its daily non-stop services between Dubai and Auckland with an A380 aircraft, less than a year after operating the flights with a Boeing 777-200LR. Emirates’ double-decker A380s will operate […]

Aircraft

AWAS Orders 15 A320 Family Aircraft

June 23, 2016 0

AWAS, the Dublin-based aircraft leasing company has announced an order for an additional 15 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 12 A320ceo and three A321ceo aircraft. Dave Siegel, AWAS CEO remarked on the deal: “AWAS is pleased […]