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Oman Air delivers on its commitment to conservation

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February 12, 2020 As part of its long-standing commitment to environmental responsibility, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues to make strong progress in its operational efficiency. In 2019, Oman Air saved 7.8 million kg of jet fuel, which is equivalent to 24.6 million kg of emissions. These significant reductions were […]

Korean Air Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines for up to 50 Airbus Aircraft

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February 11, 2020 Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., and Korean Air announced the formal selection of the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to power up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The aircraft are expected to begin delivery in 2021. Korean Air and Pratt & Whitney are also entering into discussions for […]

BBAM orders three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters

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February 11, 2020 BBAM and Boeing have revealed the lessor has ordered three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), underscoring the growing e-commerce and express sector of the air cargo market. BBAM has one of the world’s biggest Next-Generation 737 fleets and has chosen the BCF program to convert three airplanes in its existing fleet. “Through […]

Will Air Italy’s fate be determined today?

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February 11, 2020 Air Italy is reportedly facing a critical financial decision point. Today a special board meeting will be held to discuss the options. The airline is a subsidiary of AQA Holding and is owned by Alisarda (51%) and Qatar Airways (49%). Because of European rules, Qatar Airways cannot increase its share. The airline […]

Boeing plane makes hard landing in northwest Russia, all 94 on board safe

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February 10, 2020 A Boeing 737 airliner with 94 people on board made a hard landing in northwestern Russia on Sunday, carrier UTair said, but no one was badly hurt. It said the airliner, arriving at Usinsk airport in the Komi Republic about 1,500 kilometers (932 miles) from Moscow, made the hard landing because of […]

Airline growth hit as virus depletes Singapore Airshow

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February 10, 2020 Asian airlines warned of “drastic” cuts in 2020 growth plans because of the coronavirus crisis, adding gloom to an already depleted Singapore Airshow as more firms dropped out. Asia’s top aerospace event is going ahead. But a purpose-built aero exhibition centre is pockmarked with empty spaces reserved for Chinese companies and others […]

Dreamlifts Ltd ceases to represent Antonov Airlines

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February 10, 2020 Dreamlifts Ltd will no longer be acting as a worldwide General Sales and Service Agent for Antonov Airlines as from 1st March 2020. Dreamlifts has been proud to represent Antonov since 2016, but having failed to reach an acceptable agreement, Dreamlifts has decided not to renew its agreement with Antonov. The decision […]

Finnair optimist over coronavirus impact on business

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February 7, 2020 Finland’s flag carrier and largest airline Finnair has said that China’s coronavirus outbreak is not likely to have a large impact on its business, even if flight cancellations continue. The airline said it does not expect the airline to significantly affect its first-quarter financial performance, the airline is holding back from forecasting […]

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with upgraded technology

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February 7, 2020 Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft, the upgraded weather service provided by AVTECH Sweden AB, can reduce CO2 emissions by an additional 10,000 – 15,000 tons per year. In the past few years, Norwegian has taken several steps to contribute to a more sustainable aviation industry and […]

Virgin Australia to drop Hong Kong

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February 7, 2020 Virgin Australia has announced it will withdraw its services between Australia and Hong Kong following a comprehensive review of the route. The Hong Kong market has remained challenging for the airline and demand has continued to decline following ongoing civil unrest. These factors, combined with growing uncertainty around the recent coronavirus outbreak, […]