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Lufthansa and Lilium join forces for future air mobility in Europe

The Lufthansa Group and Lilium have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to embark on a collaborative journey in the realm of eVTOL aircraft operations …

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Air New Zealand takes leap into the future with ALIA

Air New Zealand has officially revealed ALIA as the initial acquisition in its Mission Next Gen Aircraft programme, marking the airline’s foray into next-generation aviation …

AerSale has received Boeing 737NG STC for its AerAware

AerSale receives Boeing 737NG STC for its AerAware

AerSale®, a provider of aviation products and services, has released that the FAA has issued AerSale a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for AerAware, the company’s revolutionary Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) for the Boeing B737NG product line. This achievement marks the world’s first commercial EFVS system to achieve a 50% visual advantage (over un-aided natural

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AAR will add additional MRO space to accommodate all Alaska Airlines' Boeing 737 variants

AAR deepens MRO relationship with Alaska Airlines in Oklahoma City

AAR CORP. has signed an agreement to extend the company’s existing airframe MRO services with Alaska Airlines through 2030 and expand its heavy maintenance partnership in Oklahoma City. AAR has committed to growing its dedicated airframe narrow-body capacity to provide Alaska Airlines with a minimum of six lines of maintenance support. To support this, AAR

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The fourth A321 freighter named ¡Hola España! has been integrated into Lufthansa Cargo's fleet

Lufthansa Cargo welcomes fourth A321 freighter

Since November, the fourth A321 freighter has been operating in Lufthansa Cargo’s network, making a significant contribution to the cargo carrier’s expansion plans. The freighter with the registration D-AEUJ completes the A321F fleet, meeting the growing freight requirements of its customers. With 14 pallet and container positions on the main deck and ten on the

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Honeywell's Ground Control Station successfully enabled dynamic flight plan adjustments and contingency management within new airspace for unmanned vehicles

Honeywell and Pipistrel demonstrate Ground Control Station for commercial drone 

Honeywell, in collaboration with Pipistrel, a Textron company and a leading electric aircraft manufacturer, ENAV, an Italian air navigation service provider and D-Flight, an Italian-based company providing air traffic management services for drones, marked a significant milestone in advancing the operation of remotely piloted aircraft within European airspace. The collaboration has resulted in a successful

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Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has granted type certification for the H160 helicopter

Airbus awarded Canadian H160 type certification

Airbus Helicopters has received Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) type certification for the H160 helicopter, positioning the aircraft type for entry into the Canadian market. “The H160’s multi-mission capabilities and advanced features contributing to safety, comfort and efficiency, have already generated strong interest across North America,” said Bart Reijnen, Airbus Helicopters Head of the North

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Asia Digital Engineering staff members with the 100th C-check aircraft

ADE achieves milestone with 100th C-check in record time

In celebration of International Civil Aviation Day, Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capital A Berhad specialising in aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), has marked a significant accomplishment by successfully completing its 100th C-check within a timeframe of two-and-a-half years since its establishment in September 2020. A C-check, recognised as a meticulous

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Inside the cockpit of EcoPulse's first hybrid-electric flight ©

EcoPulse aircraft demonstrator makes first hybrid-electric flight

EcoPulse, the hybrid-electric distributed propulsion aircraft demonstrator jointly developed by Daher, Safran and Airbus to support aviation’s decarbonisation roadmap, has successfully performed its first flight test in hybrid-electric mode. The demonstrator flew with its ePropellers activated, powered by a battery and a turbo generator.  EcoPulse took off from Tarbes Airport (France) on November 29, at

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AMOS will support the maintenance activities related to the fleet of Asiana Airlines and its subsidiaries, counting up to 108 aircraft

Swiss AviationSoftware inks contracts with Asiana IDT

Swiss AviationSoftware (Swiss-AS) has inked contracts with Asiana IDT, the IT services provider of Asiana Airlines and its subsidiaries. The company signed for a tailored edition of AMOS to support the maintenance activities related to the fleet of Asiana Airlines, Air Busan and Air Seoul, counting up to 108 aircraft in total. The Korean group

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IATA anticipates improved profitability for airlines in 2023-2024

IATA’s outlook for the airline industry reveals an optimistic trajectory for 2023 and 2024. Projected net profits are US$23.3 billion in 2023 (2.6% margin) and US$25.7 billion in 2024 (2.7% margin), with operating profits expected to surge from US$40.7 billion in 2023 to US$49.3 billion in 2024. In 2024, total revenues are set to reach

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Fokker Services Group has converted a Gulfstream G550 jet into an advanced surveillance aircraft

Fokker Services Group converts Gulfstream G550 into maritime surveillance aircraft

Fokker Services Group (Fokker), an independent integrator in aircraft completions and conversions, has received the EASA Supplement Type Certificate (STC) related to a special mission project conducted in partnership with Gulfstream Aerospace (Gulfstream) and its Japanese international sales representative Marubeni Aerospace Corporation (Marubeni), both acting on behalf of the Japan Coast Guard. Applicable STC completion

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Max Roberts and Belinda Finch

Max Roberts and Belinda Finch join IFS’ leadership team

IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, has made two senior appointments with Max Roberts and Belinda Finch joining the company’s executive leadership team as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer, respectively. The appointments underpin the company’s consistent performance trajectory as well as its longer-term plans for growth. Roberts joins IFS from Stripe, a

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ExecuJet Haite General Manager Paul Desgrosseilliers and CBM General Manager Li Yingyong signing the contract

ExecuJet Haite to operate business aviation MRO facility at Beijing’s International Airport

ExecuJet Haite Aviation Services China (ExecuJet Haite) has signed an agreement with Capital Airport Holding Business Aviation Management (CBM) to operate a new MRO facility at Beijing Daxing International Airport. The binding agreement allows ExecuJet Haite to operate the 5,000 m² state-of-the-art large-scale maintenance hangar with extensive back shops and offices at Beijing Daxing International

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The newly renovated international terminal of Kansai International Airport (KIX)

VINCI Airports unveils revamped International Terminal at Kansai International Airport

VINCI Airports, in collaboration with Japanese company Orix, presented the newly renovated international terminal of Kansai International Airport (KIX), marking a significant milestone in their partnership since 2016. The extensive renovation aims to not only enhance the overall passenger experience but also expand the area dedicated to international travel. The inaugural event took place in

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Travelport investors commit US$570 million in new equity financing

Travelport Worldwide Limited (Travelport), a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, has released that a group of its existing equity holders and lenders have agreed to invest US$570 million (£452 million) of new equity financing into the company. The new financing will give the company a

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John McKirdy

Kellstrom Aerospace Group appoints John McKirdy as CCO

Kellstrom Aerospace Group, a leading provider of aviation life-cycle cost management solutions, has appointed John McKirdy as its Chief Commercial Officer. In his new capacity, McKirdy will leverage his extensive expertise and proven track record in delivering cost-effective aviation aftermarket services. This strategic move aims to provide Kellstrom’s customers with enhanced visibility and access to

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Lufthansa and Lilium join forces for future air mobility in Europe

The Lufthansa Group and Lilium have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to embark on a collaborative journey in the realm of eVTOL aircraft operations …

AAR will add additional MRO space to accommodate all Alaska Airlines' Boeing 737 variants
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AAR deepens MRO relationship with Alaska Airlines in Oklahoma City

AAR CORP. has signed an agreement to extend the company’s existing airframe MRO services with Alaska Airlines through 2030 and expand its heavy maintenance partnership …

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