Airports Istanbul prepares for airport move

On October 29, 2018, Istanbul will change airports. The old Istanbul Atatürk Airport will be closed, while the IGA Istanbul New Airport will be opened.

Airlines Icelandair selected as a partner for Cabo Verde Airlines

The Cape Verdean government has confirmed talks with Icelandair about a sale of a majority share in the African country’s carrier Cabo Verde Airlines.

Airlines Does Emirates plan an Etihad takeover?

According to a media report, Emirates is looking at taking over its neighbor carrier Etihad.

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Helicopters Thai Aviation Services S-76D fleet archives 10,000 flight hours

Sikorsky helicopters has announced, that operator Thai Aviation Services (TAS) has reached accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D fleet.

Airlines New cooperation of Condor and Air Europa

Condor and Thomas Cook Airline UK offer 14 new destinations on the Spanish mainland as well as air links between the Balearic Islands and the Canaries.

Airlines Wizz Air announces further expansion across Europe

European low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced that it aims to further expand its route network. Especially routes to and from the Eastern of Europe will see new frequencies.

Industry Comac and HNA sign letter of intent for 20 ARJ21-700

It is the first result of the strategic cooperation between the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) and the HNA Group signed in June 2018 – the two companies have signed a letter of intent for the order of 20 ARJ21-700 aircraft.

Airlines MEA and Saudia expand codeshare agreement

Middle East Airlines and Saudi Arabian Airlines have announced, that the airlines have expanded their existing codeshare agreement.

Airlines German Ryanair pilots call 24-hour strike

The Irish low cost carrier has informed passengers on its website about a strike of its German pilots on Friday.

Airports Fraport sells Hanover Airport stake

Fraport AG has announced, that it has signed a deal to sell its entire stake in the Flughafen Hannover-Langenhagen GmbH.

Airlines JAL and China Eastern apply for Joint Business Agreement

Japan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines seek to apply for a Joint Business Agreement to boost the passenger traffic between Japan and China.

Airlines Primera Air terminates operations from Birmingham

Primera Air will not be flying out of Birmingham in the autumn and winter flight plan.

Freight Egypt Air Cargo receives first A330-200P2F

Egypt Air has taken delivery of the first ever A330-200 Passenger-to-Freighter converted aircraft.

Airlines Air Austral leases HiFly’s A380

The Portuguese charter airline HiFly has signed a first long-term leasing agreement with an airline for its Airbus A380.

Industry CFM and IATA sign agreement to increase competition

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and CFM International have entered an agreement adopting a set of “Conduct Policies” to enhance the opportunities available to third-party providers of engine parts and MRO services on the CFM56 and the new LEAP series engines. The agreement is designed to increase competition in the MRO-market (maintenance, repair and overhaul services) and both parties expect it to reduce airline operating costs.

Airlines Air France-KLM and Air Europa intend joint venture

Air France-KLM and Air Europe intend to expand their offerings and enhance travel opportunities for their respective customers by concluding a new joint venture agreement. The joint venture, once approved, will affect both airlines’ flights between Europe and Central and South America.

Freight Oman Air Cargo opens cargo hub at Muscat

Oman Air Cargo has opened its upgraded cargo hub facility at the Muscat International Air Cargo Terminal.

Freight FedEx Express expands at San Bernardino Airport

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) and FedEx Express have announced, that the freight carrier will expand its interest at the airport.

Industry Bombardier Q400 receives 90-seat configuration certificate

Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier has announced, that its Q400 aircraft has received the certification for a 90-seat configuration

Industry Gulfstream delivers G550 medevac to Beijing Medical Center

Gulfstream has announced, that it has delivered the first state-of-the-art Gulfstream G550 medevac aircraft to Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center.

Industry Embraer E190-E2 completes continental tour of Africa

With stops in six countries the E190-E2 has finished its Africa-tour. Embraer is committed to the region and its special market needs.

UAV Global UAV flies drone using 4G cellular network

Global UAV has announced, that its division NOVAerial Robotics Inc. has successfully flown a UAV only using the 4G cellular network.

Industry New Aerospace & Autonomy Center by Boeing at MIT

Boeing has announced to lease into MIT’s new mixed-use district in Kendall Square. Research focus will lie on designing, building and flying autonomous aircraft.

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