All Europe articles – Page 10

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    Norwegian talks to Airbus and Boeing over desire to own 'maybe over 50%' of its fleet


    Scandinavian low-cost carrier Norwegian has ambitions to own a significant proportion of its fleet, as looks beyond the leased capacity already secured for the 2023 summer season.

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    EASA looks to revise techniques to aid pilots’ mental health assessment


    European safety regulators are seeking to modernise the approach to diagnosing and treating mental health conditions for pilots and air traffic controllers, through an assessment of new medical developments. Recommendations for changes will be part of a research programme for which the European Union Aviation Safety Agency is organising a ...

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    Aviation will heavily rely on carbon credits to hit EU ‘Fit for 55’ emissions target


    Aviation is able to meet the European Union’s target to significantly reduce CO2 emissions by 2030, but only through a heavy reliance on market-based measures (MBMs) that will contribute to billions of euros in extra costs, according to the region’s network manager Eurocontrol.

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    Finland’s NATO membership request to be made ‘without delay’


    Finland has moved a step closer to seeking membership of the NATO alliance, with its president and prime minister on 12 May jointly calling for an application to be made by Helsinki “without delay”.

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    Wet-leases keep SkyUp flying despite Ukrainian conflict


    Ukrainian carrier SkyUp Airlines is continuing efforts to maintain whatever operations it can manage under the pressures of the country’s armed conflict. The airline says it carried out 38 wet-lease services and 19 charter and humanitarian flights during April. SkyUp transported nearly 6,000 passengers during the month, it adds, delivering ...

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    Airline Business Podcast: Reining in the recovery and Chinese market reversal


    Graham and Lewis discuss big airline expectations from the recent results season, alongside the operational challenges that threaten to limit the recovery and the uncertainty regarding what might follow. And as more of the Asia-Pacific region brings down border restrictions, they consider the impact of China’s continued ‘zero-Covid’ policy on ...

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    Rand report highlights shortcomings of Russian air power in Syria


    A US Air Force-sponsored analysis of Russian air strikes in Syria presents a mixed review of Moscow’s air power capabilities.

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    DAE starts filing insurance claims after writing off unretrieved aircraft in Russia


    Middle Eastern lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has started filing a series of insurance claims over aircraft abandoned to Russian operators. The lessor has disclosed an asset write-off amounting to $576.5 million for the first quarter, as a result of seizure of aircraft by the Russian government in response to air ...

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    Rolls-Royce adapts to mitigate supply-chain disruption risk


    Rolls-Royce is confident that it can manage supply-chain issues in the face of macroeconomic uncertainties, and is maintaining its full-year financial guidance. The company, which says overall financial performance so far this year has been in line with expectations, has not elaborated on which specific areas might be affected, although ...

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    Short take-off ATR 42 variant carries out maiden flight


    Turboprop manufacturer ATR has conducted the maiden flight of a short take-off variant of its ATR 42-600 from Francazal airport near Toulouse. The 30- to 50-seat aircraft, designated the 42-600S, is designed to operate to and from reduced-length runways. ATR says the aircraft (F-WWLY) departed Francazal at 10:00 on 11 ...

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    European safety regulators to drop face-mask rules from 16 May


    European authorities have formally dropped the recommendation to wear face masks on board aircraft, and within airports, as part of a revision of pandemic-related safety measures. Revision of the joint aviation health safety protocol from 16 May takes account of advances in vaccination rates against Covid-19 and the development of ...

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    TUI ends ‘two years of misery’ as summer revenue hits pre-Covid level


    TUI Group expects its summer 2022 capacity to be close to “normalised 2019 summer levels” as demand returns in key markets, driving a return to full-year profitability.

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    PD-8 nears installation on Il-76 testbed as bench work wraps up


    Russian state technology firm Rostec is edging towards flying the Aviadvigatel PD-8 prototype engine on an Ilyushin Il-76 testbed, following completion of bench tests. The PD-8 is intended as an alternative powerplant on the Irkut Superjet 100, as well as an engine for the Beriev Be-200 amphibian. Rostec says the ...

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    IAG’s Vueling trims A321neo orders as Iberia takes more


    Spanish budget carrier Vueling has trimmed another pair of Airbus A321neos from its single-aisle backlog. Vueling originally had 14 of the largest A320neo-family variant on order but has yet to take delivery of any. Over the past two months, Airbus’s backlog figures indicate, the airline has been removing A321neos orders ...

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    Marshall Aerospace lands maintenance deal for Indian C-130Js


    India has contracted the UK’s Marshall Aerospace to provide scheduled depth maintenance for its air force fleet of 12 Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports.

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    Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker: May 2022 update


    Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.

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    Frankfurt airport operator sees full year profits after improved first quarter


    Frankfurt airport operator Fraport expects a group net profit for the full year as it sees passengers at the German hub reaching up to 65% of pre-crisis levels in 2022 and “dynamic” growth across its wider airport portfolio.

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    2Excel, IAI showcase Maritime Heron for UK requirements


    2Excel Aviation and Israel Aerospace Industries have demonstrated the latter’s Maritime Heron unmanned air vehicle in pursuit of UK requirements including supporting civilian search and rescue operations.

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    Lufthansa orders 777-8Fs and brings in more 787s to offset 777-9 delay


    Lufthansa Group is to acquire seven Boeing 777-8 freighters, as well as three 777Fs, while taking seven more 787s to offset capacity shortfall from delays to its 777-9 order. The German company’s supervisory board has approved the introduction of the additional twinjets. “By purchasing these state-of-the-art aircraft, we again underline ...

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    Single-aisle orders lift Airbus figures while long-haul activity remains stagnant


    Airbus’s single-aisle business was lifted in April by the order for 80 jets from lessor BOC Aviation, although the drought of twin-aisle activity was alleviated only slightly by Air Frances’s firming of four A350 freighters. BOC has ordered 60 A321neos and 20 A320neos. Air Canada and Iberia are taking four ...