Thursday 24 July 2014

Air Algerie orders 2 Next-Gen Boeing 737-700Cs

Air Algerie has placed with Boeing an order for two Next-Generation 737-700C (Convertible) airplanes, valued at $152 million at current list prices. The order continues Air Algerie's fleet renewal and expansion following January's order for eight 737-800s. The addition


Airbus eyes Mideast order for revamped A330 jet

Airbus expects to win at least one order from the Middle East for a revamped version of its twin-aisle A330 jet before the end of the year, its sales chief said on Thursday.   The planemaker closed the Farnborough Airshow taking place this week with total orders


Dubai on track to reopen runway on July 21

Dubai International’s northern runway is undergoing certification by the General Civil Aviation Authority as the final step to its reopening and returning the airport to full capacity on July 21, ending an 80-day runway refurbishment and upgrade programme.   Both of the


Etihad launches daily flights to Perth

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has commenced daily services between Perth and Abu Dhabi.   The inaugural flight – EY486 – touched down at Perth International Airport, where it was greeted by a water cannon salute and a traditional &


Airbus-Boeing close to $100bn air show deals

Airbus and Boeing climbed close to the $100 billion mark for plane deals at the Farnborough Airshow yesterday (July 16), demonstrating healthy demand for new passenger jets despite concerns raised by their already record full order books.   Recent profits warnin


Etihad chief aims to seal Alitalia deal this month

The chief executive of Etihad Airways said a deal to acquire nearly half of Alitalia could be wrapped up this month but warned that cuts would be needed to make the loss-making carrier profitable, prompting opposition from Italy's largest union. Abu Dhabi's state-owned Et


Emirates to buy more A380s if engines upgraded

Dubai's Emirates could buy an additional 60 to 80 Airbus A380s if the four-engined superjumbo were revamped with more fuel-efficient engines by 2020, the airline's chief executive Tim Clark said, according to the Financial Times. Emirates, the largest customer for the Air


Etihad launches daily flights to Rome

UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways has commenced a daily non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Rome Fiumicino Airport.   A senior delegation from the airline travelled on the flight including senior vice president- Executive Affairs, Hasan Al Hammadi a


Qatar Airways, Boeing finalise order for 50 777Xs

Boeing and Qatar Airways have finalised an order for 50 777-9Xs, valued at $18.9 billion at current list prices, a statement issued at the Farnborough air show in the UK said. The 777X order, first announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, was part of the largest produ


Qatar Airways seeks compensation from Airbus

Qatar Airways will seek compensation from Airbus for delays in delivery of three of the European planemaker's A380 superjumbos, the carrier's chief executive officer said. Akbar Al Baker also said at the Farnborough Airshow he was not in any hurry to sign a final order fo

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