Monthly Archives: May 2018

IATA Calls for Stronger Economic Regulation of Australian Airports

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for economic regulation of airports in Australia to be strengthened. In a keynote address to the Australasian … More ››

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New Drone Laws Regarding UK Airports

The British Government has announced new laws to restrict all drones from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries. The Government … More ››

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More A320neo and ceo Airliners for the Lufthansa Group

The Lufthansa Group has firmed-up a previous option for six further Airbus A320neo, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board at the beginning of … More ››

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First A320neo for Royal Brunei Airlines

Royal Brunei Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft during a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France.  The aircraft is the first of … More ››

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Airbus Pioneer, Günter Scherer, has Died

Günter Scherer, the German flight test engineer on board the Airbus A300’s first flight on October 28, 1972, passed away on May 26 2018 in … More ››

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Shell Aviation and SkyNRG Agree Sustainable Aviation Fuel Deal

Shell Aviation and SkyNRG have announced a long-term strategic collaboration to promote and develop the use of sustainable fuel in aviation supply chains.  The collaboration … More ››

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Line Maintenance Deal between Thomas Cook Airlines and Monarch Aircraft Engineering

MRO provider Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) and Thomas Cook Aircraft Engineering have announced an agreement where MAEL will handle elements of Thomas Cook Airlines’ line … More ››

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IATA: Air Freight Growth Recovers Slightly in April, Up 4.1%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 4.1% in … More ››

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First ANA Airbus A380 Rolls out of Assembly Hall

Following the start of final assembly work in April, ANA’s (All Nippon Airways) first A380 has completed airframe assembly and today (May 25) made its … More ››

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Manchester Airport to Celebrate 80th Birthday

Manchester Airport has announced a wide-ranging programme of activity to celebrate its 80th birthday with passengers, communities and colleagues past and present. The airport says … More ››

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