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News : Virgin Australia predicts 100% ownership of Tigerair Australia by end of 2014

Virgin Australia predicts 100% ownership of Tigerair Australia by end of 2014

October 20, 2014
Virgin Australia has announced plans to secure 100% ownership of Tigerair Australia, completing the takeover with the purchase of the remaining 40% of Tigerair Australia shares for A$1,...

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News : Tbilisi, Georgia becomes Air Arabia’s 100th destination

Tbilisi, Georgia becomes Air Arabia’s 100th destination

October 20, 2014
From 28 October, Air Arabia will begin operating a twice-weekly service on Tuesdays and Fridays to Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi, from its hub at Sharjah International Airport.

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News : Draft agreement to develop Transavia France completed

Draft agreement to develop Transavia France completed

October 20, 2014
Air France has worked with representative pilot unions to come up with a draft agreement for the development of Transavia France, which has been presented at the special board meeting of...

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News : Aeroflot aims to have Dobrolet replacement operating by late October

Aeroflot aims to have Dobrolet replacement operating by late October

October 20, 2014
Although no official update has yet been made on Aeroflot’s website, Ria Novosti has reported that the Russian carrier plans to introduce a low-fare subsidiary, currently identified...

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News : Tigerair Singapore to ‘effectively’ become Singapore Airlines' subsidiary

Tigerair Singapore to ‘effectively’ become Singapore Airlines' subsidiary

October 20, 2014
In a continuation of its turnaround plan, Tigerair has revealed that Singapore Airlines (SIA) is going to significantly raise its stake in Tigerair Singapore from 40% to around 55% by converting...

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News : MRJ makes its debut

MRJ makes its debut

October 18, 2014
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) has celebrated the roll-out of the first MRJ90 in a ceremony at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Komaki South Plant in Nagoya, Japan.

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News : Sunrise Airways introduces new Haiti–Cuba service

Sunrise Airways introduces new Haiti–Cuba service

October 17, 2014
From 30 October, Sunrise Airways will operate its first regularly scheduled passenger flights to Cuba from its hub in Port-au-Prince (PAP), Haiti, on a 19-seat Jetstream 32 aircraft.

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News : Darwin questions legality of Tyrolean operating domestic Swiss routes

Darwin questions legality of Tyrolean operating domestic Swiss routes

October 17, 2014
Following Swiss International Airlines’ recent announcement that it plans to use Tyrolean Airlines to operate routes between Lugano, Geneva and Zurich, Darwin Airline (operating under...

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News : Radixx to host PSS solutions for DiscoveryAir

Radixx to host PSS solutions for DiscoveryAir

October 17, 2014
After recently launching commercial air services on domestic routes between Abuja and Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s low-fare airline, DiscoveryAir, has been added to the roster of clients...

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News : CemAir in multiyear full content agreement with Travelport

CemAir in multiyear full content agreement with Travelport

October 17, 2014
CemAir has selected Travelport as its preferred global distribution system (GDS), meaning Travelport-connected agents and passengers will benefit from special promotions and enhanced su...

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News : Blue Air to add second Romanian destination from Liverpool

Blue Air to add second Romanian destination from Liverpool

October 17, 2014
Three months after announcing its inaugural service from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to Bucharest, Romanian airline Blue Air has revealed plans for a second route from LJLA to the...

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News : Gogo to rollout IFEC on United Express fleet

Gogo to rollout IFEC on United Express fleet

October 16, 2014
United Airlines (United) has selected Gogo to provide the in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) services for its two-cabin regional jet fleet.

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News : JetBlue to begin interline agreement with Porter Airlines

JetBlue to begin interline agreement with Porter Airlines

October 15, 2014
Boston Logan International Airport is to serve as the connecting point for the new interline agreement between JetBlue Airways and Porter Airlines.

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News : Lion Air signs with CFM for MRO and material support

Lion Air signs with CFM for MRO and material support

October 15, 2014
Lion Air, which currently has nearly 1,000 CFM engines in service or on order, has signed two contracts with CFM International – a material support agreement and a consultancy agreement...

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News : APB split scimitar winglets for Luxair 737-800s

APB split scimitar winglets for Luxair 737-800s

October 15, 2014
Aviation Partners Boeing (APB), which recently received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of its split scimitar winglets on three additional configurations...

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News : Monarch announces Leeds Bradford 2015 summer schedule

Monarch announces Leeds Bradford 2015 summer schedule

October 15, 2014
Next summer Monarch Airlines will offer 28 flights per week from Leeds Bradford airport to a total of 8 destinations.

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News : New VP of security for JetBlue

New VP of security for JetBlue

October 15, 2014
Keith Slotter has been appointed vice-president of security at JetBlue, a role in which he will oversee security risk management, investigations, TSA regulatory compliance and all other...

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News : Airbus sets up largest order in history with IndiGo MoU

Airbus sets up largest order in history with IndiGo MoU

October 15, 2014
IndiGo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 250 firm A320neo family aircraft, which when confirmed will be the single largest order by number in Airbus’s history.

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News : Etihad Regional releases 2015 summer schedule

Etihad Regional releases 2015 summer schedule

October 14, 2014
Etihad Regional’s 2015 summer schedule will consist of flights to 28 year-round destinations along with 9 seasonal leisure routes, forming a network that spans 12 European countri...

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News : First Boeing 737 MAX parts enter production

First Boeing 737 MAX parts enter production

October 14, 2014
Boeing has begun production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers, which offer stability and strength along the entire length of the fuselage structure, at the Boeing Fabrication Integrated...

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