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  • Flydubai Boeing 737 Max

    Flydubai works on restoring Max flights after UAE approval


    Flydubai is to start the process of returning its Boeing 737 Max aircraft to service after the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) cleared the type for operations again.

  • Qanot-c-Qanot Sharq

    Uzbek start-up Qanot Sharq signs for A320s


    Uzbek start-up carrier Qanot Sharq Airlines is taking a pair of Airbus A320s for its initial fleet, acquired from US lessor Air Lease. Qanot Sharq is based in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. At the MAKS Moscow air show in 2019, the airline signed an agreement – described ...

  • Lufthansa Airbus A380

    Lufthansa in talks for smaller types after A380 and 747 withdrawal: Spohr


    Lufthansa Group is holding talks with Airbus and Boeing to bring smaller aircraft into the fleet in place of the larger types the company is withdrawing as a consequence of the air transport crisis. Chief executive Carsten Spohr told a German symposium, hosted by the London School of Economics ...

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    ASL orders 10 more 737-800 converted freighters


    Irish airline group ASL Aviation Holdings has ordered another 10 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCFs), bringing to 21 the number of those jets it intends to acquire. The orders are conversions of previously held options. ASL, based near Dublin, took those options alongside a firm order for 10 737-800BCFs ...

  • Norwegian 737-800 at Gatwick

    Norwegian reaches accommodation with several lessors


    Norwegian and its subsidiaries have reached an accommodation with a number of lessors, including Avolon and SMBC Aviation Capital, relating to several aircraft the airline was formerly seeking to reject as part of its Irish restructuring process.

  • Volaris Airbus A320neo (2016)

    Volaris sticks with P&W turbofans for another 80 A320neos


    Mexican discount airline Volaris has agreed to power another 80 incoming Airbus A320neo-family jets with Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared turbofans.

  • A330-200F-c-Airbus

    French shipping giant CMA CGM to enter air cargo market with A330-200Fs


    French logistics and sea transport firm CMA CGM is branching into air freight operations, with the introduction of services using four Airbus A330-200Fs. The company is establishing a new division, CMA CGM Air Cargo, which will be dedicated to air freight services. It states that the strategic move ...

  • Airbus A350-900

    Ethiopian Airlines is ‘cash-positive’ as shift to cargo pays off


    Ethiopian Airlines’ decision to temporarily convert 25 passenger aircraft for cargo operations has helped it to become “cash positive” during the Covid-19 crisis, according to the African carrier’s chief executive Tewolde Gebremariam.

  • BRA RJ100-c-Skyworld Aviation

    Bahrain military picks up former Braathens RJ100


    Bahrain’s air force is to receive another BAE Systems Avro RJ100, one of the 10 Avros which had been withdrawn from the fleet of Swedish carrier Braathens Regional Airlines. Braathens Regional had been operating eight RJ100s and a pair of RJ85s but put the aircraft on the market, through ...

  • Airline C02

    European aviation proposes framework for net-zero CO2 by 2050


    Five industry associations have joined forces to propose a plan for European aviation to reach net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

  • Garuda CRJ1000-c-Bombardier

    Lessor NAC stands firm as minister hints at Garuda CRJ1000 axe


    Leasing firm Nordic Aviation Capital is acknowledging negotiations with Garuda Indonesia with regards to Bombardier CRJ1000s it supplied to the flag-carrier, as a result of pandemic-related financial pressures on the airline. But it is insisting that it will hold Garuda to its obligations, after an Indonesian minister stated that ...

  • DAE-Firoz-c-BillyPix_c

    ​DAE chief hails ‘terrific’ year despite Covid-19


    Aircraft lessor and MRO provider Dubai Aerospace Enterprise enjoyed a “home-run year” in 2020, chief executive Firoz Tarapore has asserted, as its diversified customer base and strong liquidity position softened the impact of the pandemic.

  • Tim Clark

    Pre-Covid hub and fleet plans still hold up: Emirates chief


    Emirates Airline will bounce back strongly from the Covid-19 crisis without any fundamental changes to its business model, according to the operator’s president Tim Clark, with its mix of widebody aircraft enabling it to take advantage of likely supply-side shortages in the coming years.

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    SIA swaps 787s for more 777-9s in S$4 billion capex deferral


    Singapore Airlines Group has made significant changes to its order book — by swapping Boeing 787-10s for more 777-9s — in a move that sees it defer more than S$4 billion ($3.01 billion) in capital spending by about three years. 

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    UPS receives first cockpit-updated A300, aims for fleet-wide updates by end-2022


    Express air shipment company UPS has received its first Airbus A300 Freighter with Honeywell avionics updates and is now working to have its entire fleet upgraded before the end of 2022.

  • A320neo SWISS_02

    Fleet cuts prompt dispute with pilot union at Swiss


    Swiss has walked away from labour talks with pilot union Aeropers and terminated a collective agreement with the body amid a dispute over planned restructuring in response to the pandemic.

  • Delta Air Lines take-off Atlanta

    Delta to block middle seats through April


    Delta Air Lines has extended through the end of April its ban on selling middle seats on its flights to give customers the additional “peace of mind” that comes with fewer passengers and the perceived lower risk of getting infected with the coronavirus.

  • KLM aircraft 2020

    KLM carries out first flight part-powered with sustainable synthetic fuel


    KLM last month carried out a commercial passenger flight partly flown from sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, in the latest push by the Dutch sector develop alternative fuels for aviation.

  • Malaysia Airlines parked fleet

    ​Lessors to vote on Malaysia Airlines’ restructuring plan on 10 February


    Operating lessors with exposure to Malaysia Airlines will vote on the carrier’s restructuring plan on 10 February, the airline confirms to Cirium. The Malaysian airline adds that it has divided creditors into seven classes as part of its UK court-led restructuring, which involves a “revised long-term business plan”. ...

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    Airline coronavirus recovery tracker: February 2021 update


    Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including international and domestic travel restrictions, 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.