The Embraer E190-E2 has made its first commercial flight into London City Airport with Swiss carrier Helvetic Airways.
Several institutions at Hamburg will work together to develop new maintenance processes and ground infrastructure for handling liquid hydrogen at Hamburg Airport.
Lufthansa Group has announced that it has signed purchase agreements for 80 new state-of-the-art short- and medium-haul aircraft with Airbus and Boeing.
Boeing was able to confirm three new orders for its 737 MAX programme, the 777 Freighter programme and the newly launched 777-8 Freighter.
The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has signed its first firm contract for its newly launched Passenger-to-Freighter service.
Japanese Start-Up carrier AirJapan has announced, that it will launch operations with long-haul services from Tokyo-Narita to Bangkok, starting in February 2024.
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has announced a new customer for its 737 MAX programme. Greater Bay Airlines has signed an order for 15 737-9 aircraft.
Global aviation player Airbus has announced a new Air Mobility Initiative (AMI) to promote urban air mobility in Germany.
Leasing company Avolon and Air Greenland have announced a partnership that sees the operator ordering zero-emission eVTOL aircraft.
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Lufthansa has announced to transfer five of its 14 Airbus A380 from Frankfurt/Main to its Munich hub. Starting in summer 2018 the aircraft will operate flights to the long-haul destinations Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Beijing.
Delta Air Lines and China Eastern Airlines have announced they have acquired separate 10% stakes in Air France-KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Group. The investments, which comes from new shares through capital increases, totals $875 million and will also provide Delta with a seat on the Air France-KLM Group’s board of directors.
Airbus has delivered its 100th A350 XWB, just some 30 months after the first delivery in December 2014. The 100th aircraft delivered is an A350-900 for China Airlines. Airbus has delivered 36 A350 in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fraport Greece commenced the 40-year concession for managing and developing 14 regional airports on the Greek mainland and holiday islands.
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.
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.