Aircraft

EasyJet Orders an Additional 17 A320neo jets

November 20, 2018 0

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the NEO to 147 (including […]

Aircraft

Airbus ACJ320neo Completes First Flight

November 19, 2018 0

The first ACJ320neo successfully completed a two hour and 40-minute first flight from Hamburg on November 16, marking the start of a short test-programme. Derived from the A320neo airliner family, some 500 of which are […]

Airline Focus

China Southern to Leave SkyTeam Alliance

November 15, 2018 0

China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with the SkyTeam airline alliance as of January 1, 2019. China Southern said its decision “reflects its strategic development, the changing trends of the global aviation […]

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London Stansted’s Planning Application Approved 

November 15, 2018 0

London Stansted’s planning application to increase the number of passengers it is permitted to serve to 43 million a year has been approved by Uttlesford District Council. Welcoming the decision, London Stansted’s CEO, Ken O’Toole, […]

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SaudiGulf Airlines to add ten A320neo Family Aircraft 

November 15, 2018 0

Al-Qahtani Aviation, owner of SaudiGulf Airlines, has signed an agreement to purchase ten A320neo family aircraft. The commitment was announced at the Bahrain International Airshow, which runs until November 16. SaudiGulf Airlines currently operate a fleet of six A320 aircraft from its […]

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UK Regional Airline, Flybe, up for Sale

November 14, 2018 0

The board of the UK regional airline FlyBe has confirmed that it is: “in discussions with a number of strategic operators about a potential sale of the company.” It added that it is also reviewing […]