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  • Flights cancelled: Top 12 recent airline collapses

    ​With the 6 February announcement that Polish regional carrier EuroLOT would stop flying from the beginning of April, airline casualties are back in the news.

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  • Emirates' Clark strikes back in US open skies debate

    ​Emirates president Tim Clark has hit back at an effort by three US mainline carriers to lobby the US government to...

  • Luxaviation plans five-fold fleet growth through company acquisitions

    Luxaviation, Europe’s largest business aircraft charter and management company, is planning to quintuple its fleet ...

  • MEBA: Bell highlights Middle East appeal of new 505

    ​With the first flight of its new light single-engined 505 Jet Ranger X under its belt, Bell Helicopter arrives at MEBA...

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  • ANALYSIS: The Airbus A330-200 aircraft report

    News | 27 Feb 2015 21:55 | Olivier Bonnassies

    The Airbus A330-200 was launched 20 years ago but its design plan dates back to the mid-1970s when the Toulouse-based manufacturer began development of the A300B9, a larger derivative of the A300.
  • Caverton Helicopters strikes lease deal with Waypoint

    News | 25 Feb 2015 15:22 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Waypoint Leasing has reached an agreement with Nigeria's Caverton Helicopters for the lease of one new AgustaWestland AW139 and one Bell 412EP.
  • Government has 'no plans' to privatise SAA

    News | 25 Feb 2015 14:43 | Oliver Clark

    There are "no plans" to privatise loss-making South African Airways once restructuring is complete, the head of the government committee that oversees the carrier has disclosed.
  • Avinco closes 25 helicopter deals in 2014

    News | 24 Feb 2015 12:21 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Helicopter remarketing and pre-owned specialist Avinco completed a total of 25 helicopter transactions across all ranges and mission types in Asia-Pacific, Central and South America, Australia, Europe, and Africa last year.
  • ANALYSIS: Air Caraibes-Corsair to be leader on Caribbean routes

    News | 23 Feb 2015 15:41 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Groupe Dubreuil will represent about 50% of the market share between its Paris Orly base and the Caribbean following its acquisition of Corsair from TUI.
  • Skywise appoints new chief executive

    News | 20 Feb 2015 16:52 | Oliver Clark

    South African start-up Skywise has made Johan Borstlap its new chief executive.