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  • Kingfisher agrees to take 50 Airbuses


    <FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2> <DIV class=Section1> <P>India’s <A...


  • Lonrho considers forming new Angolan carrier


    <P>Diversified infrastructure, transport and mining group <A href="http://www.lonrho.com/" target=_blank>Lonrho&nbsp;is...


  • DAE scraps plans to acquire aircraft lessor


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  • Kingfisher agrees to take 50 Airbuses

    News | 20 Jun 2007 11:18 | David Kaminiski Morrow

    <FONT face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2> <DIV class=Section1> <P>India’s <A href="http://www.flykingfisher.com/about.htm" target=_blank>Kingfisher&nbsp;Airlines</A> has agreed to purchase up to 50 Airbus aircraft including 15 A350-800s, ten A330-200s, five A340-500s and 20 A320-family jets.</P> <P class=MsoNormal>Five of the A350s are conversions from the Mumbai-based airline’s original order for A350s placed before Airbus redesigned the twin-jet last year.</P> <P class=MsoNormal>The carrier signed a memorandum of understanding with the airframer at the Paris air show today.</P> <P>While no engine selection has been disclosed, <A href="http://www.rolls-royce.com/media/showPR.jsp?PR_ID=40502" target=_blank>Rolls-Royce&nbsp;Trent XWBs </A>are the only powerplants available on the A350 while all A340-500s are equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent 500s.</P> <P>Kingfisher opted for Pratt &amp; Whitney <A href="http://www.pw.utc.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextrefresh=1&amphttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kingfisher-agrees-to-take-50-Airbuses-214986/
  • Lonrho considers forming new Angolan carrier

    News | 20 Jun 2007 11:14 | David Kaminiski Morrow

    <P>Diversified infrastructure, transport and mining group <A href="http://www.lonrho.com/" target=_blank>Lonrho&nbsp;is to study the establishment of a new airline in Angola</A> to meet the demands for air links within the country and to other points in Africa.</P> <P>It is to co-operate with aircraft operating company Planar, a subsidiary of Angolan internal investment firm Sociedade de Gestate e Participacoes Financieras (GEFI), which has hangar space and offices at the Angolan capital’s Luanda Airport.</P> <P>While the three-month study, the subject of a memorandum of understanding between Lonrho and GEFI, is still in its early stages, the carrier is intended to address the passenger, freight, leasing and air charter markets.</P> <P>Lonrho chairman and chief executive David Lenigas tells ATI that the carrier would initially concentrate on domestic routes, serving cities such as Saurimo and the oil-industry territories. First flights could begin before the end of this year.</P> <http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lonrho-considers-forming-new-Angolan-carrier-214985/
  • DAE scraps plans to acquire aircraft lessor

    News | 19 Jun 2007 14:39 | David Kaminiski Morrow

    <P><A href="http://www.dubaiaerospace.com/portal/DIVISIONS/tabid/57/Default.aspx" target=_blank>Dubai&nbsp;Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) </A>has abandoned plans to acquire an aircraft leasing company in order to enter the leasing sector, and will instead concentrate on building its own organisation.</P> <P>Leasing is one of the aerospace business areas in which DAE plans to participate and the company had been pursuing existing lessors in order to make a quick entry into the market.</P> <P>But speaking to ATI at the Paris air show today, DAE chief executive Bob Johnson said that the company had “changed its activity” and scrapped this strategy.</P> <P>“We thought: let’s go out really quick and acquire a leasing company that comes with an experienced team,” he says, but says that DAE has “changed its activity” in favour of building its own portfolio and hiring a group of skilled leasing personnel.</P> <P>“We’re in the process of acquiring aircraft and customers. We’re doing it on our ohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DAE-scraps-plans-to-acquire-aircraft-lessor-214897/
  • Kenya crash FDR recovered but CVR still missing

    News | 14 Jun 2007 12:33 | David Kaminiski Morrow

    Search teams in Cameroon are still struggling to find the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800, amid concerns that location...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kenya-crash-FDR-recovered-but-CVR-still-missing-214646/