Shanghai Airlines has selected the International Aero Engines V2500 to power 10 Airbus A321s. Shanghai Airlines is due to receive its first aircraft in July 2009. The V2500 currently holds 80 percent market share on all A321s in service in China, driven by the fact that it offers the lowest fuel burn, lowest noise and lowest emissions of any engine on this aircraft.
Etihad Airways returns to Kolkata, India
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, touched down in Kolkata, India, on March 26, as the airline made its much-anticipated return to the city. With a total of seven-weekly nonstop services, the airline will once again connect India’s financial capital, Kolkata, with the world through Abu Dhabi. The first flight on the new