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Turkish Airlines to buy 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Turkish Airlines to buy 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft

On Friday, national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) signed an agreement to purchase 25 twin-engine, long-range Airbus A350-900 planes.President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and French President Emmanuel Macron also attended the signing ceremony, which was to be held with THY Chairman İlker Aycı and Airbus Chairman Tom Enders.

Qatar set for another giant stride forward
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Qatar set for another giant stride forward

The first Airbus A350-1000, the largest version of the A350 XWB twin-aisle airliner, will be delivered to Qatar Airways by the end of the year. But, asks Alan Dron, how will it fare in the Middle East?

Malaysia’s KLIA airport to upgrade facilities to stem drop in rankings
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Malaysia’s KLIA airport to upgrade facilities to stem drop in rankings

KLIA is ranked alongside other similarly sized airports in the ASQ ranking, which included Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi, Singapore’s Changi and South Korea’s Incheon.

Badlisham said KLIA was ranked 12th in the latest ASQ survey, down from 11th in 2016, with Incheon in first place.

“We accept that Incheon is an efficient airport which we are trying to emulate,” he said.

Airbus agrees to finance 37 aircraft for Iran
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Airbus agrees to finance 37 aircraft for Iran

deputy Roads Minister Fakhrieh Kashan said manufacturing companies have already funded a number of airplanes purchased by Iran’s flag-carrier airliner Iran Air in the post-JCPOA era.

Two new Iran Air’s ATR 72-600 receive flight license
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Two new Iran Air’s ATR 72-600 receive flight license

the first package including four out of the twenty purchased ATR aircraft landed in Tehran in May 17, followed by two more on September 29.

The ATR 72-600 has a range of 1,500km and 70 seats.

Efforts to sign a deal with Brazilian manufacturer Embraer had been uninspiring and plans were abandoned in favor of Airbus and Boeing

China’s first domestic large amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

China’s first domestic large amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight

The AG600 is the third member of China’s “large aircraft family” following the large freighter Y-20 and large passenger aircraft C919, which made maiden flights in 2013 and 2017. The Y-20 entered into service with China’s airforce in July 2016.

Indian airlines to induct 900 aircraft in 7 years, Indigo to add 448 planes
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Indian airlines to induct 900 aircraft in 7 years, Indigo to add 448 planes

TruJet, which now has four planes, would add six aircraft each year from 2018-2022. These would be ATR72-500/600, the ministry data showed.

After starting services this year, Zoom Air has placed orders for five CRJ-200 and 14 CRJ-900 planes. At present, it has two planes. v

Chilly Willy,’ experimental aircraft arrives at Ohio base
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Chilly Willy,’ experimental aircraft arrives at Ohio base

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron164, takes off from the flight deck of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage on July 27, 2017.

MATTHEW DICKINSON/U.S. NAVY

New York Welcomes Qatar Airways’ Groundbreaking New Qsuite
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

New York Welcomes Qatar Airways’ Groundbreaking New Qsuite

one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, and also celebrating 20 years of operations globally, Qatar Airways serves a network of more than 150 international destinations, with newly-launched additions to such desirable destinations as Chiang Mai, Thailand; Sohar, Sultanate of Oman; Prague, Czech Republic and Kyiv, Ukraine. Additionally, the airline has announced upcoming service to Pattaya, Thailand; Canberra, Australia; Penang, Malaysia; and many more. Qatar Airways serves 10 cities across the U.S.; including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Iran: Any Attempt to Block Plane Sales Violates JCPOA
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Iran: Any Attempt to Block Plane Sales Violates JCPOA

Earlier, Massoumeh Asgharzadeh, the head of Iran Air Public Relations Office, the airline has reached promising conclusions regarding the financiers of the plane deals. “Our preference is to use domestic financial resources, but we also have the option to finance the purchases through Airbus and Boeing themselves,” she was quoted as saying by ILNA.

Asgharzadeh said the result of negotiations will soon be publicized.

Executives from Boeing and Airbus were due in Tehran this week to negotiate and decide on the financing of the planes on order. Sharafbafi said an Airbus delegation had arrived in Tehran on Sunday and that negotiations were underway.

Trump’s Iran Plan Could Impact Boeing, GE Jetliner Sales
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Trump’s Iran Plan Could Impact Boeing, GE Jetliner Sales

The fear among administration officials is that Iran could use the new jets to transport weapons and military personnel into Syria. “We will not issue export licenses unless we are convinced the aircraft will be used exclusively for commercial passenger aviation”, said a spokesman for the White House National Security Council.

US seeks to seize Iran’s payments for airplanes
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

US seeks to seize Iran’s payments for airplanes

Deputy Roads Minister Fakhrieh Kashan said the latest decision by the US Congress to monitor aircraft deals with Iran aimed at discouraging financial institutes from conducting business and tracking or freezing Iran’s payments for purchasing planes.

Airbus, Boeing executives to visit Iran
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Airbus, Boeing executives to visit Iran

Asgharzadeh said the result of negotiations will soon be publicized. Iran Air has ordered 100 airplanes from Airbus and 80 from Boeing.

The Iranian flag carrier has received 3 Airbus so far

KLM launches packing tips bot on Google Home
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

KLM launches packing tips bot on Google Home

“KLM is well known for its personal approach. KLM’s new service on Google Home with BB is the next step in its innovative digital strategy and the first step on voice, offering personalised service through Google Home with the help of artificial intelligence. KLM’s interactive pack assistant shows the added value offered by KLM throughout the entire customer journey.”

SIA’s new A380 cabin products take flight
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

SIA’s new A380 cabin products take flight

The fabric seats have a classy and contemporary design, and come with more back support, as well as more legroom with an adjustable footrest for maximum comfort.

They even have a six-way adjustable headrest with side wings for better head and neck support, so you no longer need to carry around a neck pillow!

It also comes with smart stowage solutions such as coat hook and compartment, adjustable personal reading light, 11.1 inch (28cm) personal touch-screen monitor for your entertainment needs, in-seat power supply, and USB charging port. The seats are in a 3-4-3 configuration.

Aviancato buy 11 airplanes from SMBC Aviation Capital
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Aviancato buy 11 airplanes from SMBC Aviation Capital

Deliveries of the nine A320 NEO aircraft are expected to be completed by the next two years while the A321 NEO aircraft have already been delivered in the third and fourth quarter of this year.
All aircraft included in the deal will be powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines.

Lufthansa Technik Gets STC for A320 ADS-B
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Lufthansa Technik Gets STC for A320 ADS-B

Lufthansa Technik has received a supplemental type certificate for ADS-B transponders on the Airbus A320 family. The company said this is within the framework of FAA and EASA mandates.”We can now offer our customers the appropriate ADS-B modifications with original manufacturer components and regulatory approval,” said Thomas Rueckert, VP of base maintenance services at Lufthansa

Gulf Air to equip new Airbus fleet with Thales solutions
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Gulf Air to equip new Airbus fleet with Thales solutions

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has signed an agreement with Thales to equip the airline’s new, incoming 12 Airbus A320Neo and 17 A321Neo aircraft with a cockpit package of Thales avionics solutions including the TopFlight and Flight Management System (FMS).

China Airlines Delivers A350 XWB Powered With Biofuel Mix
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

China Airlines Delivers A350 XWB Powered With Biofuel Mix

MIAMI — Today, Taiwan-based China Airlines received its tenth Airbus A350 XWB and joined a programme to use a blend of traditional and sustainable biofuels to power aircraft for Airbus delivery flights, making it the world’s second airline to acquire it. The manufacturer developed the sustainable fuel option for delivery flights in association with Air Total,

Arab airlines body welcomes ditching of US corporate tax plan for foreign carriers
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Arab airlines body welcomes ditching of US corporate tax plan for foreign carriers

The Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) welcomed the removal of a controversial US proposal to levy corporation tax on Arabian Gulf airlines from Donald Trump’s sweeping tax reform bill, which was approved by the US Senate on Saturday morning. “Reason prevailed,” said Abdul Wahab Teffaha, AACO’s secretary-general Abdul Teffaha told The National on Saturday, after

NATS to Give Singapore ‘Smart’ Tower Prototype
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

NATS to Give Singapore ‘Smart’ Tower Prototype

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has tapped NATS to develop a smart digital tower prototype for Singapore’s Changi Airport. According to NATS, it will be the world’s “largest and most complex” airport to trial the technology. The contract covers the setup of multiple fixed-position cameras, which would feed live video images onto a

Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA, FAA type certification
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA, FAA type certification

Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the Airbus A350-1000 has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. The EASA A350-1000 type certification document was signed by EASA’s Certification Director, Trévor

Falcon lands at Chonging International
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Falcon lands at Chonging International

TCA lift has sold a Falcon Spider FS520C to Chonging Jiangbei International Airport in China.The 52m working height tracked platform will be used to clean and maintain the inside and outside of the busy airport. Chonging International Airport is the 8th busiest airport in China with close to 36 million passengers moving through it every

Etihad Airways appoints new VP cargo
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Etihad Airways appoints new VP cargo

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has appointed Justin Carr as its new vice president cargo.Carr, who joined the company in the summer from DHL where he was head of MNC business development for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, will take over leadership of the cargo team from December, said a statement from the company.

Mandarin Airlines Receives its First ATR 72-600
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Mandarin Airlines Receives its First ATR 72-600

Regarding the delivery, ATR’s Chief Executive Officer Christian Scherer stated:

“It is always a special moment when we welcome a new operator into our fleet. After careful consideration of all alternatives Mandarin Airlines have chosen the best aircraft in regional aviation, the ATR – which is most gratifying. When this choice is made by a national flag carrier, namely China Airline’s Mandarin, we are all the more honoured.”

Air Canada Cargo freighter operation to end
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Air Canada Cargo freighter operation to end

cargojet said it expects to replace these flights and revenues by operating the flights directly for its interline partners on similar routes as demand on these services remains strong.

The Cargojet partnership was first launched by Strauss’ predecessor, Lise-Marie Turpin, in June 2016 with the start-up of flights to South America via the US. European flights were added later that yea

Airbus A350-1000 Gets Type Certification
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Airbus A350-1000 Gets Type Certification

The Airbus A350-1000 has received Type Certification from European and US aviation regulators, paving the way for delivery to airlines. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) formally presented the certificates to Airbus on Tuesday.Airbus said it will deliver the first A350-1000 to launch customer Qatar Airways before the

Gulf airlines secure their systems against cyber-attacks
Friday, 18 October , 2019 2 سال قبل

Gulf airlines secure their systems against cyber-attacks

Dubai: The company responsible for much of Airbus’ and Boeing’s electronic systems has said that the demand among Gulf carriers for avionics secured against cyber-attacks continues to be strong.

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