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Airlink Becomes First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-Jets

The South African airline, Airlink, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC … More ››

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New VIP Services Lounge Opened at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport opened a second VIP Lounge on January 18. Located at the B Transit zone, its unveiling represented the culmination of two years of … More ››

Stockholm Arlanda
Stockholm Arlanda to Lower Airport Charges

Swedavia, the owner / operator of Stockholm Arlanda Airport (IATA: ARN) has announced it is to further reduce the level of its passenger fees. In … More ››

Singapore Airlines A350 takes off for Houston from Manchester Airport.
Inaugural Transatlantic Flight for Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A350-900

Tuesday January 17 saw the inaugural transatlantic flight of Singapore Airline’s first UK Airbus 350-900 aircraft. The aircraft will fly on Singapore Airline’s Manchester routes, … More ››

Boeing 777, 9M-MRO, went missing in March 2014.  (KEY - Alan warnes)
Search for Missing Malaysian Flight MH370 Ends

After two years of fruitless searching, the Australian government has called off its efforts to find the remains of Malaysian Air Lines Flight MH370. The … More ››

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The ‘Caledonian Girls’ mark the naming of the aircraft at London Biggin Hill Airport and the launch of a new era for fund-raising for their two charities.  At extreme right is Robin Washington, owner of the Piper Archer, next to him is Alastair Pugh CBE (a former Managing Director of BCAL) performing the naming ceremony.  (BILLYPIX)
Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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IATA: UK Policy Can Point Way for Europe-Wide Airspace Improvements

On December 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) declared its support for and participation in the Sky’s the Limit campaign for more efficient air … More ››

Freight loading
One-off Factors Contribute to Freight Growth: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), … More ››

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