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Boeing Says It’s Open to Changing the Name of Grounded 737 Max Jet

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June 17, 2019 Boeing Co. is open to dropping the “Max” branding for its latest 737 jetliner, based on a global study it is conducting of consumer and airline responses to an aircraft name that’s been tarnished by two fatal crashes and a three-month grounding. “I’d say we’re being open-minded to all the input we […]

Airbus to launch A321XLR with nearly 200 orders at Paris Airshow-sources

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June 17, 2019 Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo passenger jet at Paris Airshow and will announce close to 200 orders over the week, sources familiar with the matter said. Airbus is set to formally launch its A321XLR airplane on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes […]

Brazil planemaker agrees $1.9 billion deal with United Airlines for up to 39 jets

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June 17, 2019 Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has signed a contract with United Airlines worth $1.9 billion for the delivery of up to 39 E175 jets, the company said on Monday. The agreement, signed at the Paris Air Show, is for 20 firm orders for the 70-seater aircraft and an option to buy on the […]

Lufthansa profit warning spooks European airline sector

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June 17, 2019 Germany’s Lufthansa sent shockwaves through the European airline sector on Monday as it cut its full-year profit forecast, with lower prices and higher fuel costs compounding the effect of losses at its budget subsidiary Eurowings. The warning follows gloomy comments last month from Irish budget airline Ryanair, which vies with Lufthansa for […]

Air Lease Corporation to order 100 Airbus aircraft

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June 17, 2019 Air Lease Corporation (ALC) – the Los Angeles-based aircraft leasing company – has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for 100 Airbus aircraft. The order includes for the first time 50 A220-300s and 27 A321XLRs. The agreement also includes an incremental order for an additional 23 A321neos. The agreement was announced today […]

Virgin Atlantic pens firm order for 14 Airbus A330-900neos

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June 17, 2019 Virgin Atlantic has become the first UK airline to announce a firm order for 14 Airbus A330-900neos with an additional six as options. The carrier made the deal at the Paris Air Show today. The new aircraft are designed to be 13 per cent more fuel and carbon efficient than the A330-300 […]

GasLog Partners Secures Multi-Year Charter from Gunvor

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June 17, 2019 LNG carrier owner and operator GasLog Partners has, through a subsidiary, signed a new multi-year charter agreement with Gunvor Group. Under the deal, Gunvor’s Clearlake Shipping would hire the 155,000 cbm TFDE LNG carrier GasLog Shanghai for a period of three and a half years. The 2013-built tanker is currently operating in […]

China, South Korea Hammer Out Ballast Water Exchange Deal

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June 17, 2019 International ships flying a Republic of Korea flag or a Chinese five-star flag and sailing between China and South Korea will no longer be required to conduct ballast water exchange, according to shipping association BIMCO. Taking into account the difficulties found in carrying out a safe and efficient ballast water exchange in […]

Panama Canal to Modify Its Tolls Structure

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June 17, 2019 The Panama Canal has released a proposal to modify its current tolls structure with an “aim to better serve the global maritime industry,” according to Jorge L. Quijano, the canal Administrator. The move marks the beginning of a 30-day formal consultation period for industry feedback, which will close on July 15, 2019. “Our proposed […]

Canada Jetlines granted slots at Vancouver International Airport

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June 13, 2019 New low-cost carrier Canada Jetlines has been granted slots at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to operate its first winter schedule. This announcement follows Jetlines’ February 7, 2019 news release announcing YVR as its home airport and primary base of operations when the new airline intends to launch operations in December this year. […]