Category Archives: Aircraft

Vietnam Airlines Becomes World’s Second A350 Operator

Vietnam Airlines has become the second airline in the world to operate the all-new A350 XWB, following a special ceremony in Toulouse on June 30. … More ››

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Fiji Airways Launches Wellington Route

Fiji Airways operated its inaugural flight between Nadi and Wellington on June 25. The launch marks the beginning of a year round flight to one … More ››

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Frontier Airlines Orders 12 A320 Family Aircraft

Frontier Airlines, headquartered in Denver, USA, has placed a firm order for ten A321 and two A320 aircraft. All 12 aircraft are current engine option … More ››

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La Compagnie Chooses Monarch for Line Maintenance

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, has secured a contract with DreamJet SAS, operating as La Compagnie to provide … More ››

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Boeing and TUI Group Finalize 787-9 Order

Boeing and the TUI Group have finalized an order for one 787-9 Dreamliner with an option for one further 787-9. The order is valued at … More ››

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Bumper order for Copa

COPA AIRLINES is the latest carrier to commit to the Boeing 737 MAX after penning a multi-billion dollar deal for 61 examples. The order, for … More ››

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Boeing Showcases Aircraft Cabin Space Bins

Boeing has demonstrated its roomier luggage bins available on its 737 family of airliners at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg this week. The company … More ››

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IATA Launches Standard Safety Assessment Programme

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). … More ››

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AirExplore Joins IACA

Bratislava-based AirExplore has joined the International Air Carrier Association (IACA) as a new full member. The Slovakian airline, founded in 2010, operates a fleet of … More ››

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Munich Airport Debut for Yangtze River Express

Shanghai based cargo carrier Yangtze River Express has launched new scheduled services to Munich using Boeing 747-400 freighters. The first flight arrived on March 31 … More ››

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