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News : Ryanair holds 2014 AGM, raises pax and profit forecast

Ryanair holds 2014 AGM, raises pax and profit forecast

September 29, 2014
After holding its 2014 AGM, Ryanair has decided to raise its full year traffic forecast from 86 million to 87 million passengers and to push its predicted full year net profit towards the...

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News : Alexandria Marren becomes COO of ExpressJet

Alexandria Marren becomes COO of ExpressJet

September 26, 2014
SkyWest, Inc. has announced that Alexandria Marren is to become the new chief operating officer (COO) of subsidiary ExpressJet as of 1 October.

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News : Macquarie AirFinance becomes largest lessor of Bombardier CS300

Macquarie AirFinance becomes largest lessor of Bombardier CS300

September 26, 2014
A wholly owned affiliate of Macquarie AirFinance has signed a firm purchase agreement for 40 Bombardier CS300s and taken options for a further 10, with plans to lease the aircraft to airline...

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News : Cleveland becomes latest city in Spirit’s network

Cleveland becomes latest city in Spirit’s network

September 25, 2014
From 15 January 2015, Cleveland will become the 57th city in Spirit Airlines’ route network, with services to eight destinations: Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas/Fort...

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News : Rex cuts back on marginal routes in New South Wales

Rex cuts back on marginal routes in New South Wales

September 25, 2014
From 27 October, marginal Regional Express (Rex) flights between Sydney and New South Wales, including routes to Taree, Grafton, Lismore and Newcastle, will be significantly reduced in capacity...

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News : Airbus A320neo completes first flight

Airbus A320neo completes first flight

September 25, 2014
At noon Central European Time today, the first Airbus A320neo took to the skies from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport and was flown around Southern France by Airbus experimental test pilots Philippe...

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News :  JetBlue reveals Tartan tailfin

JetBlue reveals Tartan tailfin

September 25, 2014
JetBlue’s tenth iconic tailfin has been unveiled, showing a jaunty-angled tartan pattern on a blue background with clean, bold lines and a dash of green.

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News : TransNusa takes delivery of first ATR 42-600

TransNusa takes delivery of first ATR 42-600

September 25, 2014
TransNusa Aviation Mandiri is bringing the first ATR 42-600 to Indonesia as part of its movement towards fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) operations. 

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News : Monarch’s staff groups agree to restructuring plans

Monarch’s staff groups agree to restructuring plans

September 24, 2014
Monarch Group staff have taken part in a ballot regarding concessions (both in pay and terms and conditions) which the airline hopes to introduce as part of its plan to evolve into a leading...

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News : Routes 2014: CSeries still on track for 2015 EIS

Routes 2014: CSeries still on track for 2015 EIS

September 24, 2014
Despite recent setbacks, the CSeries test aircraft grounded earlier this year is flying again and first delivery is on target for the second half of 2015, according to Courtney Miller, a...

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News : Monarch Group prefers Greybull Capital’s bid

Monarch Group prefers Greybull Capital’s bid

September 24, 2014
Monarch Holdings Limited (Monarch Group), which is predominantly owned by the Mantegazza family, has announced that Greybull Capital is its preferred bidder to acquire the Group.

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News : Three new Tanzanian routes for flydubai

Three new Tanzanian routes for flydubai

September 24, 2014
October will see flydubai expanding its African network with three new Tanzanian destinations: Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam.

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News : Ryanair and Amadeus in new GDS partnership

Ryanair and Amadeus in new GDS partnership

September 24, 2014
After Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs promised Ryanair would announce a second GDS partnership before the end of 2014 at the World Low Cost Airlines Congress, the airline...

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News : Golden Myanmar uses Rusada IT for CAMO management

Golden Myanmar uses Rusada IT for CAMO management

September 24, 2014
Golden Myanmar Airlines (GMA) has selected Rusada’s Envision software to provide the airline’s Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) with an engineering planning...

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News : China Express orders CRJ900 simulator from TRU

China Express orders CRJ900 simulator from TRU

September 24, 2014
TRU Simulation + Training has signed a contract to provide China Express Airlines with a Bombardier CRJ900 FFS X full flight simulator.

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News : World Routes celebrates two decades of change

World Routes celebrates two decades of change

September 23, 2014
World Routes touched down in Chicago over the weekend for its 20th anniversary show; with a look back at how much the industry has changed since that first meeting in Cannes 14 September...

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News : Lufthansa Systems’ IT solutions for Wizz Air

Lufthansa Systems’ IT solutions for Wizz Air

September 23, 2014
Wizz Air has signed an agreement to use Lufthansa Systems’ flight planning service, Lido/Flight, alongside Lido/eRouteManual electronic navigation charts.

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News : Pegasus signs up for Travelport distribution

Pegasus signs up for Travelport distribution

September 23, 2014
Pegasus has become the latest of approximately 400 airlines to participate in Travelport’s global distribution system (GDS).

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News : JetBlue introduces ‘Where We Jet’ interactive route map

JetBlue introduces ‘Where We Jet’ interactive route map

September 23, 2014
JetBlue’s marketing and IT teams have collaborated with the airline’s design partner Rokkan to create an interactive map which helps potential customers decide where they’d...

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News : Nok Air operates inaugural Thaicom Ku-band flight

Nok Air operates inaugural Thaicom Ku-band flight

September 23, 2014
The first Nok Air flight to benefit from Thaicom’s new inflight connectivity service, developed in partnership with Global Eagle Entertainment, has taken off from Bangkok Don Mueang...

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