Monthly Archives: May 2009

Air New Zealand Fleet Renewal Plans

Air New Zealand (ANZ) has issued a request for information (RFI) to both Airbus and Boeing with regard to replacing its current fleet of 16 … More ››

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Lufthansa Technik (LHT) Sofia Launches second Line

Lufthansa Technik (LHT) Sofia has launched a second line for base maintenance services for Boeing and Airbus aircraft types with the arrival of an A320 … More ››

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BBJ Convertible hits the showroom

May 11: Boeing announced that its BBJ Convertible, based on the highly successful 737, is now available to prospective customers. The aeroplane can reconfigure from … More ››

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Gulf Air heads Bahrain’s 2010 International Airshow

Farnborough International Ltd (FIL), joint organiser of the inaugural Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) has confirmed Gulf Air as the official carrier for the show to … More ››

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Airbus slows production

May 6: Airbus is slowing its A380 aircraft delivery schedule for 2009/2010 due to the current economic crisis and following specific customer requests for deferrals. … More ››

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Pan American Starts Again

Pan American World Airways (PAWA) Dominicana is seeking regulatory approval to link Santo Domingo, Santiago, Punta Cana and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic with … More ››

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Boeing and Turkish Airlines finalise deal for five 777- 300ERs

May 6: Boeing and Turkish Airlines have agreed an order for five Boeing 777-300ERs (Extended Range), worth $1.36 billion. The airline currently operates a fleet … More ››

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Etihad Appoints Pakistan Manager

Etihad Airways has appointed Amer Khan as the airline’s country manager for Pakistan. Based in Karachi, Mr Khan will be responsible for managing the Abu … More ››

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Jet Aviation Zurich Appoints Jakob Straub

On April 21, Jet Aviation announced the appointment of Jakob Straub as its new vice president and general manager of the company’s Zurich maintenance and … More ››

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Luton brings in £1 drop-off fee

London Luton Airport is to charge motorists a £1 charge for dropping off passengers at its terminal building. The charge will enable drivers to spend … More ››

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