Saturday 18 November 2017

Ethiopian Airlines orders four 777 freighters

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have announced at Dubai Airshow an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters – the world's largest and longest-range twin-engine cargo jet – in a deal valued at more than $1.3 billion at list prices. The deal includes a new order for two f


Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo Family aircraft

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Kuwait-based Wataniya Airways, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft at the Dubai Airshow 2017. The agreement was signed by Dr Hamad Al-Tuwaijri, chairman of Golden Falcon Av


Turkish Airlines posts $939m record Q3 profit

Turkish Airlines has posted a net profit of $939 million in the third quarter of 2017 thus setting a new record in company's history. The nine-month operating net profit surged to $956 million, thanks to the financial discipline and dynamic demand management applied since the


Aviation security: Iata calls for stronger govt-industry cooperation

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has called for aviation security to be further strengthened by addressing some key areas and stronger government - industry cooperation.   Iata suggested four areas to be looked into, learning lessons from the r


Dubai Civil Aviation, Dafza sign strategic deal

The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) has partnered with Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) to enhance cooperation between the two parties in the economic, social and cultural aspects of their respective operations. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed at th


Flyadeal, Lufthansa Technik sign services contract

Saudi Arabia's low-cost airline flyadeal and Lufthansa Technik have signed a comprehensive aircraft engineering services contract, which will run over four years and will cover the complete flyadeal A320 fleet. One of the major components of the agreement is the set-up of a n


Gulf Air selects Honeywell’s APUs for new planes

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, has signed an agreement with Honeywell for the purchase Honeywell Auxiliary Power Units for its new, incoming fleet of 29 Airbus 320/321neo aircraft.    Under the agreement, Honeywell will also provide maintenance


Royal Jordanian adopts Honeywell fuel efficiency solution

Honeywell's Connected Aircraft GoDirect Fuel Efficiency software has been selected by Royal Jordanian Airlines to reduce fuel usage on its fleet of 24 aircraft.    The innovative software is part of Honeywell's GoDirect suite of more than 50 Connect


Gwen Stefani concert for Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai opening

Marriott International will celebrate the grand opening of its Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, with an exclusive concert by global superstar Gwen Stefani.   The concert is part of the hotel chain's global partnership with Universal Music Group, a statemen


Saudia offers wifi onboard to 47 destinations

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, now offers guests flying to 47 international destinations the option to connect onto its wifi service.   On six of these routes, to Los Angeles, Washington, New York, London Heathrow, Manches

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