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  • TAP Expands Grasp On Latin America With Avianca Codeshare

    Avianca and TAP Air Portugal signed a new codeshare agreement. It will be valid from 27 February onwards and it will enable passengers of the South American carrier to connect to several cities in Por...


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    https://simpleflying.com/tap-air-portugal-avianca-codeshare/5879
  • Qatar Airways and Bulgaria Air sign codeshare agreement

    Qatar Airways announced it has signed a codeshare agreement with Bulgaria Air. Sales will start from today with the first codeshare flights to operate from 2 March. The agreement will provide Bulgaria...


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    https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/qatar-airways-and-bulgaria-air-sign-codeshare-agreement5876
  • Stellar Aviation expands its FBO network

    Stellar Aviation, an FBO operator with facilities in South Palm Beach, Florida, Wilmington, Delaware, and Springfield, Illinois, has announced that it has been awarded a 50-year lease and development ...


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    https://www.businessairportinternational.com/news/fbos/stellar-aviation-expands-its-fbo-network.html5877
  • Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus, adds digital services

    Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed their long-term commercial partnership, giving the carrier access to the Altea passenger service system as well as a range of other digital services. While the...


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    https://www.phocuswire.com/Amadeus-Lufthansa-pss5873
  • Qantas Begins New London Baggage Partnership With Airportr

    Find it a pain taking your luggage to the airport? Well, Qantas passengers in London will be able to rejoice thanks to the airline’s new partnership with baggage service Airportr. Qantas is part...


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    https://simpleflying.com/qantas-begins-new-london-baggage-partnership-with-airportr/5874
  • BA signs codeshare deal with Royal Air Maroc

    British Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Royal Air Maroc that will offer passengers access to routes across Morocco. Codeshare flights take off on 20 February, with Royal Air Maroc due to...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/ba-signs-codeshare-deal-with-royal-air-maroc/5871
  • Delta commits $1bn to sustainability drive

    Delta Air Lines has announced it will commit US$1 billion over the next decade as part of its goal to mitigate all emissions from its global business in the future. The carrier said it will invest in ...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/delta-commits-1bn-to-sustainability-drive/5872
  • Southwest Airlines Revises MAX Return To Service To August

    Southwest Airlines, the largest operator of the 737 MAX, has revised its expectations to say that it will not include the troubled aircraft in schedules until August. Previously the airline had said i...


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    https://simpleflying.com/southwest-boeing-737-max-august/5869
  • American, Alaska Airlines expand alliance, add int'l flights from Seattle

    Alaska Airlines and American Airlines expanded their relationship Thursday, announcing a new "West Coast international alliance" that's designed to appeal to business travelers in the te...


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    https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2020/02/13/American-Alaska-Airlines-expand-alliance-add-intl-flights-from-Seattle/6161581609335/5870

EVENTS

Conferences

MRO Middle East

MRO MIDDLE EAST

February 24-26, 2020
MRO Middle East, co-located with Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME), is the Gulf region's leading conference and exhibition for commercial aviation maintenance, gathering over 5,000 attendees from the entire airline supply chain. This is the one opportunity you have in this region to discover...

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space Conference 2020

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR AEROSPACE AND SPACE CONFERENCE 2020

February 25-27, 2020
Now entering its 5th year, IQPC’s Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace & Space conference has fast established itself as the premium forum for AM users, R&D experts and industry partners within the aerospace and space industry. Returning to London after hosting the forum in Munich earl...

AerospaceEurope 2020

AEROSPACEEUROPE 2020

February 25-28, 2020
This conference will be offering scientists and engineers from industry, government, and academia an exceptional opportunity to exchange knowledge and results of current studies and to discuss directions for future research in the fields of aeronautics and space. Individually, each of the three conf...

2020 Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit

2020 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA AVIATION SUMMIT

March 02-03, 2020
Winds of change are sweeping through Middle East and African aviation. The seemingly endless growth of the big three Gulf carriers, Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways, has changed direction with inevitably modest growth forecast for 2020. Saudi Arabia is moving to expand its global role with Saudia ...

Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

QATAR AVIATION AEROPOLITICAL AND REGULATORY SUMMIT

February 05-06, 2020
As the first Aeropolitical gathering of its kind in the Middle East, the inaugural CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in February 2019 was a sell-out and resounding success. The Summit concluded with the agreement of the ‘Doha Declaration,’ a manifesto that called fo...

Aero Engine Americas

AERO ENGINE AMERICAS

February 04-05, 2020
Aero-Engines Americas takes place at the JW Marriott Turnberry, Miami, FL, USA on February 4-5, 2020. This hugely popular event series is still the only conference exclusively dedicated to the trends and issues related to the region’s engine MRO community.

AirCargo 2020

AIRCARGO 2020

January 26-28, 2020
AirCargo brings together all actors in the air cargo supply chain in one location to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry. Airlines, airport authorities, freight forwarders, truckers and expediting companies along with the vendors who support them are al...

Airfinance Journal Dublin 2020

AIRFINANCE JOURNAL DUBLIN 2020

January 21-23, 2020
Taking place on 21st - 23rd January, Airfinance Journal Dublin returns to the CCD. Over 2000 aviation finance professionals operating worldwide. 70+ private meeting locations and the ability to set up meetings and request attendance from your ‘wish list’, who may already be in attendance...

 

Webinars

FEB 25, 2020 | 02:00 PM
WHY SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES USE DRONES
Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), or drones, have broad applications. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, February 25, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that explores UAS applications for surface transportation agencies. The webinar will address how UASs can be implemented within state departm...
FEB 26, 2020 | 8:00 pm
MINING BIG DATA INSIGHTS TO IMPROVE GATE TURNAROUND AND OPTIMISE SAFE CAPACITY THROUGHPUT
Fueled by the explosion of data, smart sensors and connectivity, big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) help airports to stay focused on their core mission: Flying cargo and passengers safely and on time – while optimising their operations and enabling great travel exper...
FEB 26, 2020 | 8:00 pm
BANG FOR THE BUCK: AFFORDABLE AIRCRAFT BUILDING
Tim Hoversten, technical aviation specialist at EAA HQ, shares information about designs you can build without a kit, which can lead to significant savings. Put the savings in your pocket, or use for added upgrades to make your dream airplane even better; building from plans can be the bes...
FEB 27, 2020 | 01:00 PM
AEROSPACE DESIGN FOR RELIABILITY AND DURABILITY WITH HIGH RETURN ON INVESTMENT
This webinar will cover the new paradigms for designing for design for reliability and durability. It will discuss how to plan for Zero Defects and long minimum life at little or no cost resulting in very high return on investment. It will cover real aerospace and industry examples from th...
FEB 27, 2020 | 9:30
ISCF FUTURE FLIGHT BRIEFING
You are invited to attend this Future Flight briefing on how you can be involved in Phase II and Phase III of the programme and explain the next steps in the process. The 4th & 5th February saw 168 successful Phase I applicants convene to begin developing their consortium and co-create...
FEB 27, 2020 | 02:00 PM
USING COTS EQUIPMENT TO GENERATE COMPLEX RADAR SIGNALS
Teams that design, operate, and maintain advanced radar receivers often rely upon custom transmitters to perform testing and evaluation work. However, advances in digital-to-analog converter (DAC) technology have resulted in a range of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) waveform generators th...

NEXTT: INDUSTRY-WIDE COST BENEFITS
NEXTT (New Experience Travel Technologies) reimagines on-ground and airport experiences; in particular the emerging technologies and digital transformation this involves. ACI and IATA’s jointly published NEXTT visions have attracted industry-wide agreement on the ‘what’.S...
DO TRACKING POINTS IMPROVE BAGGAGE DELIVERY?
Over the past year, an increasing number of airlines and airports have started to introduce tracking at four key points in the journey with the goal of delivering more accurate baggage handling.Have these additional tracking points helped? This webinar will explore the latest findings and ...
OVERCOMING AEROSPACE SUPPLY CHAIN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES
Aerospace suppliers globally are dealing with product development challenges unlike anything they have seen before, including increasing cost pressures from OEMs, decreasing project timelines, and demanding industry regulations. In this webinar you will learn how you can be better equipped...
POSSIBILITIES OF FLIGHT OPTIMIZATION. MADE EASY.
Are you interested in better flight optimization? Do you want to learn how weather data can be used to save fuel? This webinar will entail a discussion covering optimizing fuel usage, weather data and a connected Flight Management System.
THE WHAT, WHY, AND HOW OF APPLICATION PORTABILITY FOR AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
Achieving application portability has been thultimate goal of system suppliers in military and aerospace over the last decade. Driven by open architectures and open standards through industry and government collaboration, now reference implementations have started to emerge, showing that s...
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE FOR AIRCRAFT OWNERS
Tim Harmer will talk about the inner workings of aircraft preventive maintenance. This introduction will cover the FAA's definitions, expectations, and legalities of what an aircraft owner can do to reduce the cost of ownership.

RESOURCES

Why did Airbus build the A321XLR? Why did they look at the market and decide that it needed an aircraft that could fly 4,700 nautical miles non-stop with passengers in a single-aisle? And why have air...

Frankfurt-based Condor has been going through some changes lately. Until recently, the airline operated under the Thomas Cook umbrella. Following their bankruptcy last year, ownership of Condor passed...

On Thursday the 20th of February, SWISS will welcome its first Airbus A320neo. Here’s what to expect from the Lufthansa subsidiary’s new aircraft. SWISS is preparing for its new Airbus A32...

Have you ever thought about which routes around the world see the most traffic? What would your guesses be? Every year, the organization OAG (Official Airline Guide) puts out a publication detailing t...

For U.S. airlines, the fourth earnings season is now complete. And as is customary these days, all players produced solid profits. Collectively, Delta, American, United, Southwest, Alaska, JetBlue, Ha...

Croatia Airlines is on sale, and Aegean Airlines expressed an interest to buy it. Why did the Greek flag carrier do this, and what plans could it have for Croatia Airlines? For several years now, the ...

The Airbus A220 isn’t really a new aircraft. Bombardier first flew the CSeries in September 2013, with its entry into service in July 2016. And yet, the A220 seems to be answering problems that ...

Airlines looking to operate low-density medium-haul routes are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing aircraft. On one hand, they can choose the narrowbody Airbus A321XLR, a new aircraft that of...

Travel disruptions are not only inconvenient for passengers. For airlines, they present a period of increased pressure when policy and expectation management really matter. Soft costs can be a big fin...