Aircraft

First 787-9 Dreamliner for Air Tahiti Nui

October 10, 2018 0

Air Tahiti Nui has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, on lease from Air Leasing Corp. This is the first Boeing aircraft to join the Tahitian airline, which plans to use the longest-range […]

Airline Focus

Loganair Secures Global Interline Agreement with Emirates

October 9, 2018 0

Loganair and Emirates have signed an interline agreement which opens up the Dubai carrier’s global destination network to Loganair’s passengers. The partnership enables customers from Scotland’s Highlands and Islands to travel via Glasgow and Edinburgh […]

Aircraft

First Flight for Delta Air Lines A220

October 8, 2018 2

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 2:02pm on October 6. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. Airbus said that during a successful […]

Airline Focus

New Aircraft Stands for London Stansted Airport

October 2, 2018 0

Four new aircraft parking stands have become operational, marking the completion of the first phase of airfield works as part of London Stansted Airport’s £600m transformation programme. The echo stand extension, spanning 430,556sq ft (40,000m²), […]

Air Cargo

United Airlines Orders Nine 787-9 Dreamliners

October 2, 2018 0

United Airlines has announced it is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 airliners, the longest-range member of the Dreamliner family. United had announced the purchase of four 787-9s […]

Air Cargo

Primera Air Collapses

October 2, 2018 0

After 14 years in business, the Icelandic owned, Danish-registered budget airline, Primera Air, ceased operations at midnight on October 1. The carrier had offered low-cost flights from Stansted and Birmingham to North America earlier this […]

Air Cargo

Emirates Adds Edinburgh

October 1, 2018 0

Emirates has performed the inaugural flight of its new service between Dubai and Edinburgh. The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER touched down in the Scottish capital just before 3pm local time, making Edinburgh the airline’s second destination in […]

Air Traffic Control

Bahrain Upgrades to CAT II Instrument Landing System

October 1, 2018 0

Bahrain’s aviation regulator, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), in cooperation with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the management company of Bahrain International Airport has announced the completion of an instrument landing system (ILS) upgrade to CAT II […]