Start-Ups Hi Air purchases two ATR 72

South Korean Start-Up airline Hi Air has signed a purchase deal to buy two ATR 72 Turboprop aircraft.

Helicopters Airbus Helicopters H160 receives EASA approval

Airbus Helicopters has announced, that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted the type certificate for the H160 helicopters.

Industry Embraer delivers E-Jet Number 1600 to Helvetic

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has announced, it has delivered the 1600th E-Jet.

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Airlines Primera Air launches transatlantic low-cost flights in 2018

Primera Air, a subsidiary of Primera Travel Group, has announced it will launch transatlantic low-cost flights from three new European bases in 2018. The airline plans to connect the new bases in Birmingham, London Stansted and Paris Charles-de-Gaulle with Newark and Boston.

Airlines Etihad Airways sales Darwin Airline shares

Etihad Airways has sold its 33,33% minority stake in Swiss regional carrier Darwin Airline. Darwin Airline operates domestic and international services using the brand name Etihad Regional since January 2014.

Industry Aeroflot signs firm order for 20 additional Sukhoi Superjet 100

Aeroflot and United Aircraft Cooperation have signed a firm order for 20 Sukhoi Superjet aircraft. The signing ceremony took place on the opening day of the MAKS-2017 International Air Show in the presence of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

Freight UPS and China's SF Holding establish a joint venture

The US-based cargo supplier UPS has announced plans to establish a joint venture with China's SF Holding, the parent company of SF Express.

Airports Fraport Greece officially takes over control of 14 airports

Fraport Greece commenced the 40-year concession for managing and developing 14 regional airports on the Greek mainland and holiday islands.

Airports European airports welcomed a record in 2016

European airport passenger traffic breaks the 2 billion mark in 2016 for the first time. The European Airports Council International (ACI) reports an increase in passenger volume by 5,1% compared to 2015.

Airports New plans for second Lisbon airport

Pedro Marques, Portuguese Minister for Infrastructure, confirmed plans to open a second airport in Lisbon. The former military base Montijo shall be converted into an international airport for the Portuguese capital until 2019.

Airlines Icelandair receives first Boeing 737 MAX

Icelandair has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX. The airline plans to enhance its trans-Atlantic operations.

Industry Boeing´s 10,000th 737 receives Guinness World Records title

Boeing´s 10,000th B737 has been recognized by Guinness World Records for the most produced commercial jet aircraft model.

Airlines Qantas starts first direct flights between Australia and Europe

Australia’s flag carrier Qantas has commenced the first direct flights between Europe and Australia.

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