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    ATPCO INTRODUCES NEW REASSURANCE UPAS AT NO COST TO AIRLINES

    Apr 08, 2020

    ATPCO has embarked on a pro-bono initiative to help airlines, sales channels, and people who fly, and we thought you might be interested in knowing about it. While most airlines have cut back schedules significantly or are even grounded at the moment, it’s a fluid situation. There are still ma...

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    TEST Q&A SANGRAM VAJRE

    Mar 31, 2020

    Sangram Vajre, Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist at Terminus is also an author and host of the podcast FlipmyFunnel. He is one of the leading minds in B2B marketing.MEDIA 7: What are you passionate about?SANGRAM VAJRE: Three things: Lead professionally. Grow personally. Love family.M7: Terminus has ...


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    TEST Q&A SANGRAM VAJRE

    Mar 31, 2020

    Sangram Vajre, Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist at Terminus is also an author and host of the podcast FlipmyFunnel. He is one of the leading minds in B2B marketing.MEDIA 7: What are you passionate about?SANGRAM VAJRE: Three things: Lead professionally. Grow personally. Love family.M7: Terminus has ...


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    TEST Q&A WITH ED BREAULT

    Mar 31, 2020

    MEDIA 7: What’s your superpower?ED BREAULT: I would say it’s applying the full spectrum of art and science that is required in marketing today. Not just left or right brained, but whole-brained strategy. Being human yet data-driven and really understanding numbers and (the right) metrics...


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    EXPRESSJET AIRLINES REACHES NEW CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH FLIGHT ATTENDANTS

    Mar 11, 2020

    ExpressJet Airlines announced that a new four year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) went into effect on Mar. 9, covering the airline's Flight Attendants represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO. The new agreement, implemented following the co...

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    GKN CAPS 2019 WITH STRONGER SALES, NEW BIZAV CONTRACTS

    Mar 09, 2020

    UK-headquartered aerostructures, components, and systems provider GKN Aerospace reported a 7 percent increase in sales in 2019 and a jump on future business with a couple of key contracts, including from Gulfstream Aerospace and Aerion Supersonic. At the same time, GKN said it anticipates some negat...

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    JET AVIATION ORDERS HUMIDIFICATION TECHNOLOGY FROM CTT

    Mar 05, 2020

    CTT Systems has received an order for an Inflight Humidification (IFH) VIP system from Jet Aviation for an ACJ340. The installation is intended to increase humidity throughout the entire cabin, which requires support from four humidifiers with anti-fuselage condensation protection. The order marks C...

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    ZEEVO GROUP AND AMS AIRCRAFT SERVICES TEAM UP TO ASSIST CLIENTS IN TRANSITIONING COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

    Mar 02, 2020

    Zeevo Group LLC, a business, finance, and information technology consulting services firm, and the U.K.-based AMS Aircraft Services (“AMS”), a global leader in commercial aircraft technical management, acquisition and remarketing, announced at the onset of ISTAT Americas a new strategic ...

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    ACI PARTNERS WITH CANSO FOR AVIATION NOISE REDUCTION GUIDANCE

    Feb 28, 2020

    ACI World has announced a new partnership with the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) in order to deliver guidance material for airports working to reduce aviation noise and emissions, titled ‘Use of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) For Noise Management’. In collaborati...

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    SKYWEST, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW FLYING AGREEMENT FOR 25 E175 AIRCRAFT WITH UNITED AIRLINES

    Feb 24, 2020

    SkyWest, Inc. today announced an agreement with United Airlines ("United") to operate 25 E175 aircraft under a multi-year contract. These aircraft are scheduled to be placed into service ratably over a 12-month period beginning in the second quarter of 2020 through the first quarter of 202...

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    TRAVELPORT BAGS FIVE IN APAC

    Feb 18, 2020

    UK based travel tech firm Travelport announced new partnerships with five airlines today. The announcement flows the signing of multi-year agreements with Regional Express (Australia), Solomon Airlines (Solomon Islands), Air Vanuatu (Vanuatu), Samoa Airways (Samoa) and Air Tahiti Nui (French Polynes...

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    106% RISE IN AIRLINE ANCILLARY REVENUES

    Feb 18, 2020

    The global airline industry has seen a 106 per cent increase in revenue earned from the sale of ‘a la carte’ ancillary services since 2015, rising to US$75.6 billion in 2019. Europe – commonly referred to as the ‘birthplace’ of airline a la carte revenue – continu...

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    AEROFLOT – JAPAN AIRLINES CODESHARE OPENS UP NEW POSSIBILITIES

    Feb 10, 2020

    Russian airline Aeroflot and Japan Airlines have entered a codeshare agreement. The move should increase flexibility for passengers traveling between Russia and Japan, and comes into effect on the 29th March 2020. A codeshare agreement means multiple airlines can sell seats for the same trip. In thi...

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    SUMMIT AVIATION ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF PHENOM 300E

    Feb 06, 2020

    When Summit Aviation closed out an incredible year of growth with the addition of a new Embraer Phenom 300E to their fleet of charter aircraft, they quietly glided into a larger field of service. “It’s about providing better options for our customers,” said Janine Schwahn, Director...

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    GULF AIR RETIRES ITS LAST AIRBUS A330

    Jan 28, 2020

    Gulf Air yesterday retired its last Airbus A330 yesterday. The 20-year-old aircraft was the last of its type in the Gulf Air fleet, which now uses the Boeing 787 Dreamliner for long haul operations. In March this year, Gulf Air will celebrate the 70th anniversary of its first flight. The flag carrie...

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    AIRBUS TALKS UP A220’S REGIONAL CREDENTIALS AS NAC FIRMS ORDER

    Jan 24, 2020

    Nordic Aviation Capital has firmed up its order for 20 Airbus A220-300s, prompting the manufacturer to highlight the aircraft’s relevance in the regional aviation market. Regional aircraft lessor NAC had signed a memorandum of understanding for 20 A220s in June 2019. Airbus chief commercial of...

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    AIRNAV SYSTEMS SELECTS THE AVIATION AGENCY AS ADVERTISING AGENCY PARTNERAIRNAV SYSTEMS SELECTS THE AVIATION AGENCY AS ADVERTISING AGENCY PARTNER

    Jan 22, 2020

    AirNav Systems, LLC, a global leader in air traffic surveillance relied upon by some of the largest aerospace firms, government agencies, airlines, and airports, for over 15 years, has selected The Aviation Agency as its advertising agency partner to expand its brand reach. “We are really exci...

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    LUFTHANSA GROUP HELPS NEGOTIATE HISTORIC DEAL BETWEEN SERBIA AND KOSOVO

    Jan 20, 2020

    Earlier today at the US Embassy in Berlin, representatives of Serbia, Kosovo, the US and Lufthansa Group signed a historic agreement to establish an air link between Serbia and Kosovo. For the first time after 1998 when the two countries went to war, there will be flights between Belgrade and Pristi...

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    WESTJET LAUNCHES NEW TRANSATLANTIC BOEING 737-700 FLIGHT

    Jan 17, 2020

    Canadian operator WestJet is planning a new transatlantic service. The Boeing 737 operated flight would be used to connect Canada’s Halifax to Manchester in the United Kingdom. The seasonal flight is set to operate over the 2020 summer period. WestJet is launching its third route from Halifax ...

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    QATAR AIRWAYS LAUNCHES CODESHARE WITH DEUTSCHE BAHN

    Jan 16, 2020

    Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare partnership with Deutsche Bahn (DB) the German railway operator, offering its passengers connections to and from eight key destinations in Germany, according to a press release issued by the airline. The Oneworld carrier currently operates 35 weekly flights be...

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    BRA AXES A220 ORDER BUT PLANS E190 WET-LEASE

    Jan 13, 2020

    Scandinavian carrier Braathens Regional Airlines has axed a long-standing order for Airbus A220s, and plans to wet-lease Embraer 190s for regional jet operations. BRA evolved from the merger of Malmo Aviation with other carrier operations and inherited the order for 10 Bombardier CSeries jets origin...

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    DELTA AIR LINES SPENDS $100,000 OFFSETTING CO2 ON CES FLIGHTS

    Jan 13, 2020

    Delta Air Lines has announced that it will spend $100,000 to offset the CO2 emissions from its CES 2020 flights. CEO Ed Bastian used his keynote address at the event to announce that the company would be offsetting its flights to and from Las Vegas for the week beginning 6th January 2020. Bastian in...

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    SOUTHWEST AIRLINES OPENS $125M MAINTENANCE FACILITY IN HOUSTON

    Jan 08, 2020

    Southwest Airlines opened a $125 million, 240,000-square-foot maintenance facility at Hobby Airport on Wednesday, making it the largest maintenance facility for the Dallas-based airline. “It’s proof of our devotion and our dedication to Houston,” Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said durin...

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    BRUSSELS AIRLINES MOVES LOYALTY SCHEME TO MILES & MORE

    Jan 06, 2020

    Brussels Airlines has announced it will discontinue its LOOP loyalty programme from 1 February in favour of the revamped Miles & More scheme. The carrier said the decision to close the programme, which launched in 2015, comes after changes to the Miles & More programme opened up more possibi...

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    LATECOERE TO ACQUIRE BOMBARDIER’S MEXICAN WIRING BUSINESS

    Jan 02, 2020

    Canadian manufacturer Bombardier is to sell the electrical wiring activities at Queretaro site in Mexico to Latecoere. The French aerostructures and electrical equipment manufacturer will pay Bombardier $50 million for the operation, which employs around 700 staff and generates annual turnover of $8...

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    BRUSSELS AIRLINES SET TO START CODESHARING WITH AEROFLOT

    Dec 26, 2019

    Aeroflot yesterday announced a new codeshare agreement set to go into force with Brussels Airlines. The two flag carriers of their respective nations will start their codesharing agreement next month on the 20th of January 2020. We’ve seen a wealth of codeshares being announced lately, from Br...

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    EMIRATES TO BRING FLAGSHIP A380 TO KUWAIT AVIATION SHOW 2020

    Dec 24, 2019

    Emirates, the world's largest international airline, is set to showcase its latest flagship Airbus A380 to visitors and spectators on January 15 at Kuwait Aviation Show 2020. Visitors to the show will be able to tour the popular double-decker's signature interiors and experience its industry...

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    LUFTHANSA LAUNCHES ITS FIRST SERVICE TO PARIS ORLY

    Dec 20, 2019

    Lufthansa has announced that it intends to launch its first service to Paris’ Orly Airport. The carrier will begin to serve the destination from Munich from the 16th of March 2020. The twice-daily flight will join another 40 flights which serve Paris’ main airport. Each week, Lufthansa o...

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    BOEING TO HALT 737 MAX PRODUCTION

    Dec 18, 2019

    Boeing has announced it will temporarily suspend production of the 737 Max in January following two fatal crashes. The manufacturer was hoping the aircraft would be recertified and a grounding order lifted by the end of this year, but the US Federal Aviation Administration has refused to put a timel...

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    BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT UPDATES FLIGHT DATA DISPLAY SYSTEM TO EFPS

    Dec 16, 2019

    The implementation of electronic flight progress strips will help to enhance safety and increase capacity capabilities at the airport. Birmingham Airport has implemented electronic flight progress strips (EFPS) – a new flight data display system – within its air traffic control (ATC) tow...

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    “RATIONALISING AND MODERNISING”: AIR FRANCE–KLM INCREASE A350-900 ORDER

    Dec 16, 2019

    The Air France–KLM Group has announced today that it will be enhancing its fleet by issuing a “firm order” for ten more A350-900s, which will take its total order for the aircraft up to 38. With the further acquisition of the groundbreaking vehicle, considered to be one of the indu...

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    AVIANCA AGREES TO SELL 14 AIRCRAFT TO FORTRESS TRANSPORTATION

    Dec 13, 2019

    Airline group Avianca Holdings has agreed to sell 14 aircraft to Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (FTAI), as part of its fleet plan and implementation of the Avianca 2021 transformation programme. Under the deal, Avianca will sell ten A318 and four A320 aircraft powered by CFM56-...

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    IATA PREDICTS 2020 WILL BE MUCH KINDER TO AVIATION

    Dec 11, 2019

    IATA has today released its forecast for the airline industry in 2020. 2019 has been a particularly tough year for aviation, but 2020 is looking up. Here’s what IATA forecasts for 2020. The headline figure from IATA predicts a net profit of $29.3bn in 2020, up some $3.4bn from the expected pro...

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    AIRBUS SECURES 4 ORDERS FOR THE RARE A330-800NEO

    Dec 06, 2019

    Airbus has secured a surprising order for four more Airbus A330-800neos, the smaller and significantly less popular version of the A330neo series. In fact, this order represents an increase of 40% of all orders, from 10 to 14 in total. Airbus has not revealed who the buyer is for these A330neo aircr...

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    TRANSAVIA TO LAUNCH BRUSSELS AIRPORT SERVICES FROM MARCH

    Dec 04, 2019

    Budget airline Transavia will be launching brand new services on three continents from Brussels Airport next year. The airline will start the nine new routes in March 2020 in a bid to tailor its services to meet customer demand. Transavia will take a step into unfamiliar waters next year as it opens...

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    UNITED AIRLINES ORDERS 50 A321XLR PLANES FROM AIRBUS

    Dec 04, 2019

    United Airlines has placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft as it begins to phase out older models and launches an expansion of transatlantic routes from its key United States hubs in Newark/New York and Washington DC. United plans to take delivery of the first A321XLR in 2024 and expects...

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    PEGASUS SIGNS UP TO IATA’S 25BY2025 GENDER PLEDGE

    Dec 01, 2019

    Pegasus Airlines is one of the first airlines to sign up to IATA’s “25by2025” gender balance pledge – the association’s initiative that encourages member airlines to improve female representation in the industry by 25%, or up to a minimum of 25% by 2025. Pegasus Airline...

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    HERTZ AND AIR FRANCE LAUNCH HERTZ DRIVEU, A NEW HIGH-QUALITY, HASSLE-FREE AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE

    Nov 29, 2019

    Longstanding partners Hertz International and Air France are now offering passengers of the French flag carrier the new transfer service with private driver Hertz DriveU at more than 300 airports globally. Air France customers opting for the service will enjoy the peace of mind of having high-qualit...

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    AIRPORT DIMENSIONS STRIKES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL AVIATION SERVICES

    Nov 27, 2019

    As part of its global expansion drive, Airport Dimensions announces that it has entered into a new strategic partnership with National Aviation Services (NAS) to expand its airport lounge footprint into the Middle East. The partnership is the start of a new long-term relationship between Airport Dim...

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    COFLYT LAUNCHES NEW APP FOR BETTER AIRCRAFT MANAGEMENT

    Nov 27, 2019

    US-based start-up Coflyt has launched its new app, which is designed to help owners and pilots better manage their aircraft. The new app incorporates suggestions from sources such as A&P’s, flight schools, and flight clubs. Named after its company, Coflyt is an ‘intelligent’ ai...

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    TAROM HAS 2 YEARS TO LAUNCH ROMANIA-US FLIGHTS

    Nov 26, 2019

    Romanian national flag carrier Taron has been given two years by The United States Department of Transport to launch flights to the U.S.A. The Washington, D.C. based government agency has granted Taron a two-year renewal extension on its Foreign Air Carrier Permit (FACP). TAROM filed for an extensio...

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    DELTA AIR LINES TO DEBUT FACIAL RECOGNITION IN SEATTLE

    Nov 24, 2019

    We saw it over a year ago at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International. Facial recognition technology has since been introduced on some Delta flights at Los Angeles International, as well as American Airlines flights at Dallas Forth-Worth. It’s even being used in Dubai with some US-bound Emirat...

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    AIRASIA RECEIVES ITS FIRST AIRBUS A321NEO

    Nov 21, 2019

    At a delivery ceremony in Hamburg, Germany, budget airline Air Asia took delivery of its very first Airbus A321neo. The event took place on Wednesday under grey skies and wet conditions. According to The Star, the narrowbody long-haul jet will begin operating this week from AirAsia’s hub in Ku...

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    CAC ENTERS SALE-LEASEBACK AGREEMENT WITH AIRBALTIC

    Nov 21, 2019

    Chorus Aviation Capital has entered into a sale-leaseback agreement with AirBaltic to acquire five new Airbus A220-300. This transaction brings its customer base to 15 airlines on six continents. Two deliveries are anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2019 with the balance to be completed by the end...

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    GECAS SIGNS AN ORDER FOR 20 AIRBUS A321XLR & 12 A330NEO

    Nov 19, 2019

    GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) announced today that it signed a firm order for 12 widebody Airbus A330neos as well as 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs. The commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric will then offer these to airlines around the world for their passenge...

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    ETIHAD SIGNS DISPATCH DEAL WITH COLLINS AEROSPACE

    Nov 18, 2019

    Collins Aerospace Systems signed a 10-year support agreement with Etihad Airways at the Dubai Airshow on Monday, November 18. The agreement covers the airline's fleet of Boeing 787-9s, which will be included in Collins's Dispatch flight-hour maintenance program. Collins Aerospace will provid...

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    LUFTHANSA GROUP TO MOVE TO POINTS SYSTEM FOR STATUS

    Nov 18, 2019

    The Lufthansa Group has announced that its frequent flyer status programme will be moving to a points-based system rather than miles. Starting 1 January 2021, achieving and maintaining Frequent Traveller, Senator and HON Circle levels will be based on points, which will be awarded depending on two c...

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    UNITED AIRLINES TO PARTNER WITH APP TO BUST JET LAG

    Nov 14, 2019

    United Airlines wants to make long-haul travel a better experience. In order to do so, the airline is looking at reducing customer jet lag. Now, it appears that United has found a solution in the form of a partnership with an app. In a press release, United highlighted this new partnership. The app ...

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    SILVER AIRWAYS TO PARTNER WITH DELTA AIR LINES

    Nov 14, 2019

    Floridian airline Silver Airways announced yesterday (13/11/19) a teaming up with Delta Air Lines. The new codeshare agreement creates a seamless passage of travel between the two carriers’ networks. The airline, which operates to destinations within Florida and the Bahamas, has entered a code...

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    SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE POLY STUDIO USB VIDEO BAR

    Nov 13, 2019

    “The Polycom Studio is fantastic because it gives organisations access to the flexible huddle room environments they need, without asking them to deal with complicated tools and technology. The Polycom Studio is a powerful piece of equipment, but it’s not complicated or daunting. Unlike ...

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    AIR PARTNER EXPANDS TO MIDDLE EAST WITH DUBAI OFFICE

    Nov 11, 2019

    Air Partner has expanded its global footprint with the opening of an office in Dubai, the UK-based business aviation services provider announced today. It is the 13th international office for Air Partner and its first in the Middle East, where it aims to establish and grow its foothold in the region...

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    AIRBUS SELLS A STAGGERING 415 AIRCRAFT IN OCTOBER

    Nov 08, 2019

    Airbus has won the month of October, reporting a huge amount of new aircraft added to their order book, totaling 415 for the start of autumn! This brings Airbus up to a total of 718 for the year. Airbus and Boeing have been long-held rivals, with each aerospace builder competing to get the most orde...

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    AIRBUS EXTENDS LEAD OVER BOEING WITH 415 JET SALES IN OCTOBER

    Nov 07, 2019

    Airbus (PA:AIR) had 415 airplane orders in October, including its largest ever from a single airline, extending a wide lead over Boeing, which has been hit by the grounding of its 737 MAX. The European planemaker also announced on Thursday deals including 12 orders for its A330neo passenger jet from...

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    DRONE DELIVERY OF PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES BEGINS IN USA

    Nov 06, 2019

    UPS Flight Forward (UPSFF) and CVS Pharmacy have successfully completed two revenue-generating drone deliveries for medical prescriptions from a CVS pharmacy directly to consumers’ homes. The flights, which took place on November 1 in Cary, North Carolina, used the M2 drone system by Matternet...

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    BOEING 737 MAX EXPECTED TO FLY AGAIN IN EUROPE BY FEB 2020

    Nov 05, 2019

    Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX is now expected to start flying again in Europe sometime in the first quarter. The head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Patrick Ky said on Monday that the grounded Boeing 737 MAX could be back in the air by February 2020. While approval from the Eu...

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    POLY ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2020 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Nov 05, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) ("Poly" or the "Company") today announced second quarter fiscal year 2020 results for the period ending September 30, 2019. Highlights of the second quarter include the following: “During the second quarter, we made further progress reducing ou...

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    CEBU PACIFIC SIGNS FIRM ORDER FOR 16 AIRBUS A330NEOS

    Nov 04, 2019

    Philippine low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific has today firmed up an order for 16 A330-900neo widebody aircraft from Airbus. The carrier originally placed the order as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at this year’s Paris Air Show, along with an order for 15 additional narrowbody aircraft. The p...

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    POLY INTRODUCES POLY STUDIO X SERIES FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS AT MICROSOFT IGNITE 2019

    Nov 04, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, will introduce video conferencing devices with a built-in Microsoft Teams experience at Microsoft Ignite 2019. The P...

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    LUFTHANSA MAY BE INCHING CLOSER TO A €200M ALITALIA INVESTMENT

    Nov 01, 2019

    For some weeks now, there have been rumours floating around that Lufthansa could be preparing to invest in Italian flag carrier Alitalia. Now, it seems as though a deal could be one step closer as Reuters reports that the German flag carrier is ready to invest €200 million. Alitalia has now bee...

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    NORWEGIAN CONSIDERING LARGE SUKHOI SUPERJET ORDER

    Oct 29, 2019

    Norwegian Airlines is reportedly considering an order for the SSJ100 according to some publications. The airline currently operates an all Boeing fleet consisting of 737 aircraft in addition to the Boeing 787. Norwegian hasn’t had the best year in terms of its fleet. Earlier this year, the air...

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    ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES AIRCRAFT BASE IN NASHVILLE

    Oct 29, 2019

    Allegiant Travel Company today announced plans to establish a base of operations at Nashville International Airport. The Las Vegas-based company will invest $50 million to establish the new base, creating at least 66 new jobs and housing two Airbus aircraft. The company, which focuses on linking tra...

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    KLM PARTNERS WITH GULF AIR TO OFFER CODESHARE FLIGHTS

    Oct 28, 2019

    KLM announced a new codeshare partnership with Bahrain’s Gulf Air today. Valid as of yesterday, the new agreement will see the two airlines place their own codes on a number of each other’s flights. In a press statement sent to Simple Flying today, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines confirmed it h...

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    CSA CZECH AIRLINES TO ADD A220S, A321NEO(XLR)S

    Oct 24, 2019

    CSA Czech Airlines (OK, Prague Ruzyne) has ordered four A220-300s from Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) and, at the same time, revised an existing order for three A320neo to three A321neo(XLR)s. The Czech carrier's parent firm Smartwings (Czechia) (QS, Prague Ruzyne) said in a statement that the f...

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    MODERN AVIATION PARTNERS WITH CARBONFUND.ORG FOUNDATION TO OFFSET AVIATION FUEL CARBON EMISSIONS

    Oct 23, 2019

    Modern Aviation, a leading operator, acquirer and developer of Fixed Base Operations ("FBOs") announced a partnership with Carbonfund.org Foundation to offer customers an opportunity to offset their carbon emissions as part of their fuel purchases. As part of its commitment to environmenta...

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    ETIHAD AND AIR ARABIA JOIN HANDS TO LAUNCH ABU DHABI’S FIRST LOW-COST CARRIER

    Oct 22, 2019

    Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, announced the signing of an agreement to launch ‘Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’, the capital’s first low-cost carrie...

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    JET AVIATION PARTNERSHIP WITH AMIRA AIR ADDS A GLOBAL EXPRESS

    Oct 21, 2019

    Jet Aviation has announced its partnership with Vienna’s Amira Air, adding a Global Express to its managed fleet in EMEA. The recently refurbished Bombardier accommodates up to 12 passengers and features a crew rest area.Under the agreement, Jet Aviation will operate the charter aircraft under...

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    LOLA.COM WELCOMES DIVERSITY PIONEER AND EXPERT JACKIE GLENN AS GUEST SPEAKER AT AGILE OPERATIONS SUMMIT

    Oct 17, 2019

    Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, report, and save on business travel, has welcomed Jackie Glenn, Founder and CEO of Glenn Diversity and HR Solutions as a guest speaker at its Agile Operations Summit, on Wednesday, November 6, 2019...

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    3 WEEKS AWAY, 3 MORE EVENT SPONSORS SIGN ON FOR LOLA.COM’S AGILE OPERATIONS SUMMIT

    Oct 16, 2019

    Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, report, and save on business travel, has added three more Event Sponsors for its Agile Operations Summit, on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Boston. Now just three weeks away, Botkeeper, Compt, and ...

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    A SOUTHWEST AIRLINES UNION FORECASTS BOEING 737 MAX RETURN IN FEBRUARY

    Oct 15, 2019

    The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) does not expect the Boeing 737 MAX to return to service until February 2020. While Boeing is being cautious about predicting a return to service date for the troubled aircraft, American Airlines, United, and Southwest all have said they expect the MA...

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    DEAR YANNI BLOG LAUNCHED BY LOLA.COM CHOCK-FULL OF TRAVEL-RELATED TIPS

    Oct 15, 2019

    Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, report, and save on business travel, has launched an entertaining and useful blog series, “Dear Yanni,” written by travel expert, Yanni Poulakos. Today’s travel landscape is alway...

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    TURKISH CARGO ADDS 6TH B777F TO ITS FLEET

    Oct 14, 2019

    Turkish Cargo has included the sixth B777F, which is capable of flying at a range of 9,200 kilometres. The aircraft took off from Everett Paine Airport, Seattle, US and landed at Ataturk Airport on October 9. The freighter is capable of carrying 102 tonnes and is equipped with a high level of fuel-s...

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    HERON AVIATION ADDS CESSNA CITATION XLS+ TO ITS CHARTER FLEET

    Oct 11, 2019

    Germany-based management and business aviation services firm, Heron Aviation has added a 2017 Cessna Citation XLS+ to its fleet. The aircraft will join Heron’s certificate under EASA Commercial OPS as registration D-CPSH and will strengthen Heron Aviation’s expanding charter fleet to fil...

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    AAR LAUNCHES DONECLE DRONE TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION FOR MRO AIRCRAFT INSPECTIONS

    Oct 10, 2019

    AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading aviation services provider to commercial airlines and governments worldwide, has announced the integration of Donecle drone technology into its award-winning maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations. AAR´s Miami MRO facility is the first in its global networ...

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    BARON LAUNCHES NEW API WEBSITE FOR AVIATION

    Oct 09, 2019

    Baron, the worldwide provider of critical weather intelligence, has announced the launch of the new Baron Weather API for Aviation website, now optimized for development. Baron Weather API for Aviation makes it easy to integrate quality-controlled weather data into a range of devices and services, i...

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    MEXICAN CARRIER INTERJET EYES AIRBUS A220 ORDER

    Oct 05, 2019

    Low-cost Mexican airline Interjet is rumored to be close to finalizing a deal on 12 Airbus A220. Reuters yesterday reported that the airline was looking to make changes to its fleet amid the partial grounding of its Sukhoi Superjet regional aircraft. The deal on the new A220 is reported to be worth ...

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    FRANKFURT AIRPORT INTRODUCES AUTONOMOUS PASSENGER ASSISTANCE ROBOTS

    Oct 03, 2019

    As we see airports around the world introducing new and exciting technologies, Frankfurt Airport has added something to the mix. The airport, which is the aviation capital of Germany, has been trialling new, self sufficient robots.Like something out of a futuristic movie, Frankfurt Airport has trial...

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    HERON AVIATION ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF CITATION XLS+ TO CHARTER FLEET

    Oct 03, 2019

    Heron Aviation is proud to announce further growth of its commercial management division with the addition of a Cessna Citation XLS+. The aircraft will join Heron’s certificate under EASA Commercial OPS as registration D-CPSH. The aircraft will bolster Heron Aviation’s rapidly expanding ...

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    BOC AVIATION DELIVERS THREE A350XWBS TO QATAR AIRWAYS

    Sep 30, 2019

    BOC Aviation has delivered three new Airbus A350-900 aircraft to Qatar Airways - the launch customer of the model, currently operating a fleet of 38 -900s. The new aircraft are part of purchase-and-leaseback deal for a total of three planes. The last delivery took place on September 27, BOC Aviation...

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    PARKVIA DRIVES IN-PATH WITH WIZZ AIR

    Sep 27, 2019

    European airport parking retailer, ParkVia, has secured a significant new contract with its longest-standing airline partner, Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, following the successful launch of its latest project...

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    AIRBUS-OWNED VOOM BRINGS ITS ON-DEMAND HELICOPTER SERVICE TO THE US WITH SF BAY AREA LAUNCH

    Sep 26, 2019

    Voom, the helicopter service with ridesharing and one-hour advance booking that Airbus developed and launch first in Latin America, is getting its U.S. debut starting in San Francisco. The service will be available for travel between five Bay Area airports, including SFO, San Jose, Napa, Oakland and...

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    AIRBUS OPENS SERVICE CENTRE IN DUBAI FOR CABIN SYSTEMS

    Sep 25, 2019

    Airbus inaugurated its first service centre in the Middle East and Africa for cabin electronics, providing repair and spare part services for cabin components and systems.The Dubai facility will serve local and regional carriers as well as customers in India and Turkey, and will provide onsite techn...

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    CAAS AND THALES ESTABLISH JOINT AVIATION INNOVATION RESEARCH LAB

    Sep 24, 2019

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Thales have announced the establishment of a S$30 million Joint Aviation Innovation Research (AIR) Lab in Singapore to drive innovation in new air traffic management (ATM) technologies. The agreement to establish the AIR Lab was signed between Mr ...

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    AIR ASTANA TAKES DELIVERY OF ITS FIRST A321LR

    Sep 23, 2019

    Air Astana has taken delivery of its first A321LR on lease from Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL). The A321LR will join Air Astana’s Airbus fleet of 18 Airbus aircraft (eight A320s, four A321s, three A320neo and three A321neo).Powered by Pratt & Whitney engines, Air Astana’s A321LR co...

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    WALGREENS WILL START DRONE DELIVERIES IN A SMALL VIRGINIA TOWN NEXT MONTH

    Sep 20, 2019

    Drone deliveries are finally coming to the United States in a very limited way.The drone delivery service from Google’s parent company Alphabet will launch a delivery pilot in a small Virginia town next month.Wing has partnered with Walgreens to deliver food, beverages and health products with...

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    ALPHA AVIATION OPENS NEW SIMULATOR FACILITY IN PHILIPPINES

    Sep 19, 2019

    Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) has formally opened its new US$11 million Simulator Training Centre Expansion Project at the AAG academy in the Philippines. The new centre, which forms part of AAG’s wider expansion project, will house four additional simulator bays and includes a new Airbus A320 Ve...

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    OPTIMISTIC AIRBUS BOOSTS NEW AIRCRAFT FORECAST

    Sep 18, 2019

    Airbus has boosted its forecast of the number of new aircraft airlines and freight companies will need over the next two decades to 39,210, despite a slight downgrade in its traffic forecast.This new prediction is slightly higher than its 2018 estimate of 37.400 aircraft while the projected annual t...

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    POLY INTRODUCES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SAVI WIRELESS HEADSETS

    Sep 18, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced the next generation of the company’s lineup of popular Savi wireless headsets. The enhanced Sa...

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    KLM TO REPLACE BRUSSELS TO AMSTERDAM FLIGHT WITH HIGH-SPEED TRAIN SERVICE

    Sep 17, 2019

    The Dutch airline, KLM, has announced its plans to reduce its five-flights-a-day service from Brussels to Amsterdam to four, replacing one with a train journey.This is the airline’s latest move to increase environmentally-friendly initiatives throughout the company. The airline has promised to...

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    IDEGEN SEALS DEAL WITH SPANISH AIRLINE

    Sep 16, 2019

    Air Nostrum, the regional aviation company in Spain, is to work with Nottingham-based software firm Ideagen in a project that will enhance safety, quality and risk management across the organisation.The Valencia-based company, which caters for 74,000 flights and 4.3 million passengers per year, is t...

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    QATAR AIRWAYS TO LAUNCH NEW DOHA TO LUANDA ROUTE NEXT YEAR

    Sep 09, 2019

    Today, September 8th, Qatar Airways announced that it will to operate flights to the capital of Angola up to five-times weekly. This comes as part of a series of new route announcements from the Middle Eastern airline. These flights to the city of Luanda will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. ...

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    FIRST A220 DELIVERY TO EGYPTAIR

    Sep 06, 2019

    EGYPTAIR has taken delivery of its first of 12 A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based in the Middle East and North African region, and the sixth operator worldwide. The Cairo-based airline intends to fly the aircraft on routes to and from its main Egyptian Hub in Cairo in...

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    TUNISAIR AND AIRBUS FINALISING DEAL WITH AIRBUS FOR FIVE A320NEO AIRCRAFT

    Sep 05, 2019

    Tunisair, via its official Facebook account, stated (04-Sep-2019) it is in the process of finalising negotiations with Airbus for the sale and lease back of five A320neo aircraft. The carrier is scheduled to receive three A320neo aircraft in early 2021 and two A320neos in early 2022.

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    BIGTINCAN TAKES AIM AT REVENUE ENABLEMENT WITH ASDEQLABS ACQUISITION

    Sep 05, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer engage...

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    NORDICA DIVISION TO EXPAND WITH MORE SAS CRJ900S

    Sep 04, 2019

    Estonian operator Nordicas Regional Jet division is to expand its fleet with five more Bombardier CRJ900s next year.The aircraft are being introduced under a co-operation with Scandinavian carrier SAS.Three of the CRJ900s will be stationed in Tallinn and two in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, says N...

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    L.J. AVIATION ANNOUNCES EXPANSION TO PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Sep 03, 2019

    Aircraft management and business jet charter company, L.J. Aviation has opened a new FBO at Pittsburgh International Airport.The new base expands its existing facility and includes a reception area, private offices, a lounge and meeting rooms as well as 36,000 square feet of hangar area. The facilit...

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    DFS AVIATION DEPLOYS AIRPORT RADAR DISPLAY AT HAMBURG AIRPORT

    Aug 30, 2019

    A subsidiary of the German air navigation service provider DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS), DFS Aviation Services has deployed a new web-based, Cloud-enabled radar display at Hamburg International Airport.The new Phoenix WebInnovation system is based on the Phoenix system’s tracker technology...

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    SUBIC AIRPORT OPENS NEW AVIATION FACILITY

    Aug 29, 2019

    The Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA) opened a facility for aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services here, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) said on Thursday (Aug 29).The project was funded by business aviation services provider Aviation Concepts Technical Services Inc...

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    FAIRFLY LAUNCHES TRAVELLER WELLBEING SOLUTION

    Aug 27, 2019

    FairFly Wellness provides companies with insights into the negative health impacts of flight delays, “red-eye” services, layovers, weekends away, airline quality and “the ‘middle seat’ problem”, according to the Tel Aviv-based firm.The solution attaches a Travelle...

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    BYE AEROSPACE FINALIZES GARMIN SUPPLIER AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE EFLYER 2 AVIONICS

    Aug 27, 2019

    Bye Aerospace, announced it has finalized the supplier agreement with Garmin to provide its eFlyer 2 with the full suite of new Garmin G3X Touch avionics.Garmin is supplying the full VFR to IFR instrument capability, ADAHRS, GPS, transponders and standby instruments, said George E. Bye, CEO of Bye A...

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    BIGTINCAN NAMED IN GARTNER’S MARKET GUIDE FOR SALES ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS, MEETING ALL IDENTIFIED CAPABILITIES

    Aug 27, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today announced it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor of Sales Engagement Platforms in all of the capabilities defined by Gartner as part of the August 2019 Market Guide for Sales Enablement Platforms* for...

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