British Airways Prepares for the A380

January 23, 2013 0

With British Airways set to receive its first Airbus A380 in July, the airline has taken delivery of two Douglas TBL 600 towbarless tractors to handle the giant jet. Tom Allett reports. Although the Airbus […]

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Miami Welcomes Airbus A330-200F

January 22, 2013 0

Miami International Airport, USA, has welcomed the inaugural flight of Tampa Cargo Airlines’ Airbus A330-200F, one of only 15 of its type in use worldwide and the first of its kind in Latin America.  The […]


Air Tahiti Nui and Lufthansa Technik Sign Contract

December 17, 2012 0

Technical service provider Lufthansa Technik and international carrier Air Tahiti Nui have signed a long-term engine repair and overhaul contract for the 21 CFM56-5C engines of Air Tahiti Nui’s A340-300 fleet. Valid for eight years, […]


Etihad Airways Launches “Etihad Wi-Fly” Connectivity

December 3, 2012 0

Etihad Airways has launched its new “Etihad Wi-Fly” in-flight Internet and mobile connectivity service, powered by the Panasonic Avionics Global Communications Suite. One of the airline’s Airbus A330-200s took flight today (Dec 3) for Brussels, […]


Singapore Airlines to Order More A380s and A350 XWBs

October 24, 2012 0

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will order 25 additional widebody Airbus aircraft, comprising five A380s and 20 A350-900s (pictured). The latest A380 order will be the third placed by the airline, bringing SIA’s […]


Korean Air Restarts Services to Saudi Arabia

September 26, 2012 0

Korean Air has expanded its Middle East network with a direct service between Korea and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which will commence on November 9, 2012. The service will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays […]


AMAC Aerospace Inaugurates Hangar at EuroAirport Basel HQ

September 17, 2012 0

AMAC Aerospace Switzerland inaugurated its third maintenance and completion hangar for wide-body aircraft at its EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg headquarters on September 14. The 88,264sq ft (8,200m2) hangar will be the catalyst for AMAC’s entrance into providing […]


BAE Systems and EADS Seek Merger

September 13, 2012 0

UK defence contractor BAE Systems plc and European aerospace firm and Airbus parent EADS NV have spoken to the London Stock Exchange about a “possible business combination”. After partnering up for projects such as the […]


Singapore Airlines Invest in IFE Systems

September 12, 2012 0

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed an agreement with Panasonic Avionics for advanced in-flight entertainment and communications (IFEC) systems for more than 40 new aircraft on firm order from Airbus and Boeing. The agreement is valued […]