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  • ANA's third A380

    ANA’s third A380 emerges from Airbus paint shop with orange turtle livery


    Japanese carrier ANA’s third and final “Flying Honu” Airbus A380 rolled out from the airframer’s paint shop in Hamburg on 24 January.

  • German Airways E190

    German Airways looks to hire 'dozens' of Embraer pilots


    German Airways is to bring in another three Embraer 190s this year as part of its transition to an all-jet fleet. The carrier has emerged from parent Zeitfracht Group’s combination of regional operators LGW and WDL. LGW has 15 Bombardier Q400s while WDL has four E190s in service. ...

  • IndiGo chief executive Ronojoy Dutta

    ​IndiGo eyes international growth as Q3 profit more than doubles


    IndiGo will focus on increasing capacity on routes outside its home market to ensure an even split between international and domestic services, after facing strong competition from other low-cost carriers within India.

  • Wizz A321neo

    Wizz stays with P&W for another 166 Airbus jets


    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is staying with Pratt Whitney for another 166 Airbus A320neo-family jets. The agreement to take the PW1100G engine covers 90 aircraft from a 2016 deal plus a further 56 A320neos. It also covers the 20 A321XLRs recently ordered by the ...

  • Condor 767

    LOT parent to start Condor 767 replacement by 2024


    Condor’s new Polish owner intends to replace the 16 ageing Boeing 767s operated by the airline with a larger fleet of long-haul aircraft.

  • Pelita ATR42

    Angkasa Pura I to lease ATR freighters for cargo operations


    Indonesian airport operator Angkasa Pura I (AP I) is leasing two ATR 72-500 freighters from Pelita Air Service for its logistics arm to operate air cargo services. The company says that the aircraft will operate from Jakarta to Balikpapan and Makassar later this year, but did not specify the ...

  • Air Niugini Fokker

    Air Niugini could rethink fleet after pushing back Max deliveries


    Air Niugini is delaying deliveries of four ordered Boeing 737 Max jets until at least 2024, and indicates it might reconsider operating the aircraft at all. Managing director Alan Milne explains the delay was effected as the Papua New Guinean airline undertook a broader review of its fleet ...

  • Peter Ingram

    Peter Ingram on leading Hawaiian Airlines amid fierce competition


    Two years into his role, Ingram is skilfully guiding the company through an evolution that would test any leader: answering the fierce competition from the US mainland, executing a major joint venture, overseeing a transformational infrastructure project and plotting the carrier’s next geographic and fleet expansion.

  • Aer Lingus A321LR

    Aer Lingus ‘held back’ by A321LR delivery delays


    Aer Lingus chief executive Sean Doyle has bemoaned the impact that delayed deliveries of Airbus single-aisle aircraft have had on the Irish flag carrier’s expansion plans.

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    Philippine Airlines leases two Dash 8s from TrueNoord


    Philippine Airlines has agreed to lease two new De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400s from TrueNoord. One of the turboprops has already been delivered, says the regional aircraft lessor, and the other will join the airline’s fleet in February. The two aircraft, registered as MSN4610 and MSN4612, are the ...

  • Steve Udvar-Hazy, Air Lease

    Udvar-Hazy: Boeing should rename ‘damaged’ 737 Max


    Air Lease executive chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy believe Boeing should drop the word “Max” from the name of its latest Boeing 737 family, following two fatal crashes and the subsequent grounding.

  • Air Greenland A330-800

    Air Greenland opts for A330-800 to modernise fleet


    Air Greenland has tentatively agreed to take a single Airbus A330-800 to replace the carrier’s ageing A330-200. The 305-seat aircraft – currently the subject of a memorandum of understanding, according to Airbus – is set to be delivered in 2021. It will mark a powerplant switch for the ...

  • Titan A321LR

    Titan to replace 757-200s with A321LRs


    UK-based charter operator Titan Airways is to introduce a pair of long-range Airbus A321LRs later this year. The aircraft, fitted with CFM International Leap-1A engines, will be delivered to the carrier, which is stationed at London Stansted, in late summer 2020 and start operations in the autumn. They ...

  • Malmo Aviation CSeries (A220)

    BRA axes A220 order but plans E190 wet-lease


    Scandinavian carrier Braathens Regional Airlines has axed a long-standing order for Airbus A220s, and plans to wet-lease Embraer 190s for regional jet operations. BRA evolved from the merger of Malmo Aviation with other carrier operations and inherited the order for 10 Bombardier CSeries jets originally placed by Malmo in ...

  • A350-900

    Hong Kong Airlines and Synergy among 33 A350 cancellations


    Airbus has revealed cancellations for 33 A350s, all the -900 variant, in its end-of-year backlog revision. Analysis of the airframer’s figures indicate eight aircraft have been struck from Hong Kong Airlines, whose A350 commitment has fallen from 13 to five – three of which have already been delivered. ...

  • A330neo landing Airbus

    Airbus reveals order for 40 A330neos


    Airbus has revealed an order for 40 A330neo jets was placed in the last month of 2019, helping to lift the re-engined type’s net total for the year. The order, placed on 23 December, is attributed to an unidentified customer. Airbus’s full-year backlog data shows that the agreement ...

  • A330neo - Airbus

    Airbus achieves 768 net orders, 863 deliveries, for 2019


    Airbus has disclosed that it took 768 net orders last year and delivered a total of 863 aircraft, up on the previous year’s 800. The deliveries included 112 A350s – of which 25 were the larger -1000 variant – plus 53 A330s and eight A380s. It says the ...

  • A320neo

    BOC Aviation orders another 20 A320neos


    BOC Aviation has placed an order for 20 Airbus A320neos, with at least 10 committed to new customer Avianca . “This addition of 20 new Airbus A320neo aircraft reflects our disciplined investment strategy of building our portfolio with popular and in-demand new technology aircraft that provide reliability and operational ...

  • American 737 Max

    American Airlines expects to share 737 Max compensation with employees


    American Airlines says it is still negotiating a compensation agreement with Boeing for the grounding of the airline’s 737 Max fleet, now in its 10th month, and that it expects to share the proceeds with its employees.

  • American Airlines fleet Miami

    Decade of mainline fleet evolution driven by growth and consolidation


    Last year the aviation industry marked the centenary of international air travel. While much changed over those first 100 years, the most recent decade has seen some remarkable developments with unprecedented growth in commercial fleets driven by the expansion of the low-cost sector and the rise of new entrants. There have also been some interesting changes in the size and shape of the major airline groups, measured by fleet size.