Airline Focus

Chile’s SKY Orders 10 A321XLRs

December 9, 2019 0

SKY, a Chilean-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline said it will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. SKY has been an Airbus customer […]

Ground Handling

‘Green’ Turnaround Completed by dnata at Dubai International

December 5, 2019 0

The air services provider, dnata, has achieved a significant milestone in its sustainability journey. The ground handler completed the turnaround of a flydubai Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft using only zero-emission ramp ground support equipment (GSE) […]

Air Cargo

IATA Publishes October Freight Results

December 4, 2019 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.5% in October 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. […]

MRO

CSAT Signs a New Base Maintenance Agreement with Jet2

December 4, 2019 0

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a subsidiary company of Prague Airport and provider of aircraft repair and maintenance (MRO) services, has entered into a Base Maintenance Agreement with the leisure airline Jet2.com. Under the contract, employees of […]

Airports

Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Open on October 31, 2020

December 2, 2019 0

The supervisory board of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg, the management company in charge of Berlin’s much-delayed Brandenburg Airport (IATA: BER) has announced that flight operations will begin on October 31. The supervisory board approved this proposal, […]

Ground Handling

dnata to acquire remaining shares in Alpha LSG UK

December 2, 2019 0

One of the world’s largest air services providers, dnata,has announced an agreement to purchase the remaining 50% of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG, from the LSG Group. The acquisition will make it the […]