British Midland has chosen International Aero Engines' V2500 engine to power its 12 A320s and eight A321s.

Airbus has chosen the Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engine to power the A340-500/600.

Cathay Pacific Airways has appointed the Sabre Group and IBMas its preferred ITsuppliers for 10 years.

Air France Industries will maintain six Air Toulouse B737-200s, VirginAtlantic's A340 fleet, and Royal Airlines' three A310s.

Saab is offering new Saab 2000 operators a six-year Complete Aircraft Repair and Exchange programme, which is free for the first two years.

Pemco World Air Services has won maintenance contracts for five CanAir B737-200s.

Amadeus is to set up a marketing company with Aeroflot.

General Electric and Eva Air are to construct an engine overhaul and maintenance facility in Taipei.

Banner Aerospace subsidiary Solair is to supply all Delta Air Lines' airframe spares, in a deal worth $150 million over three years.

American Express and Microsoft have launched American Express Interactive, a corporate travel reservations system for the US market

Source: Airline Business