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Representatives of Honeywell and Air India at the Singapore Airshow

Air India selects Collins’ advanced avionics for 737 MAX fleet

Collins Aerospace has been selected by Air India for a full suite of avionics hardware catering to the airline’s expanding Boeing 737 MAX fleet. The deal was announced at the Singapore Airshow 2024. The comprehensive package includes communication, navigation, surveillance equipment and air data sensors, designed to enhance safety, fuel efficiency and operational performance of

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TotalEnergies has been supplying SAF for Airbus' aircraft deliveries in Toulouse since 2016 © Airbus

Airbus and TotalEnergies join forces to propel SAF

Airbus and TotalEnergies have inked a strategic partnership to tackle the hurdles of decarbonising aviation through sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Aligned with the goal of achieving net carbon neutrality in aviation by 2050, the collaboration focuses on significantly reducing the sector’s CO2 emissions, with SAF playing a pivotal role. TotalEnergies’ SAF has the potential to

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Representatives of Embraer and CAE at the unveiling of the new CAE 7000XR Series FFS in Singapore © Embraer

Embraer and CAE unveil Asia Pacific’s first E-Jets E2 FFS

Embraer and CAE have officially opened the first E-Jets E2 full-flight simulator (FFS) in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. This state-of-the-art simulator, located at the Singapore-CAE Flight Training Centre near Changi Airport, is part of the E-Jets E2 training programme offered by the recently expanded Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS) joint venture. The E2 training

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China inbound tonnages slump as ‘Year of the Dragon’ starts

China’s air import tonnages dropped sharply in the final few days leading up to the Lunar New Year (LNY) on February 10, along with intra-Asia Pacific traffic, contributing to a 12% fall in overall global tonnages, week on week, according to the latest figures from WorldACD Market Data.  Analysis of week six (February 5-11th) indicates

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Highly qualified Etihad flight crews are now authorised to fly both aircraft types interchangeably after rigorous regulatory approval and extensive training

Etihad to enable pilots to fly both A350 and A380 aircraft

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has achieved another key milestone in pilot training and flight operations. After successfully obtaining rigorous regulatory approvals and completing thorough pilot training, Etihad has achieved the qualification for its pilots to seamlessly operate both the Airbus A350 and A380 aircraft interchangeably. This milestone positions Etihad

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Embraer E195-E2 jet © Embraer

Embraer joins United Airlines Ventures sustainable flight fund

Embraer has announced its participation in the United Airlines Ventures (UAV) sustainable flight fund, an investment initiative dedicated to amplifying the production and accessibility of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) by supporting pioneering start-ups. Launched in February 2023, the fund has expanded to include 22 corporate partners spanning diverse industries. United Airlines and its partners have

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Wizz Air

Wizz Air to open pilot training centre in Rome

European airline Wizz Air (WIZZ) has declared its intention to inaugurate a second training facility in 2024, situated in Rome, Italy. Spanning over 2,500 m² and conveniently positioned within walking distance from T1 at Rome Fiumicino Airport, this new facility will host three full-flight simulators, catering to the recurrent training needs of over 4800 Wizz

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Korean Air

Korean Air secures EU approval for Asiana Airlines take-over

Korean Air has achieved a significant milestone in its prolonged pursuit of acquiring Asiana Airlines, with the European Union’s (EU) antitrust agency granting approval. The national flag carrier now awaits the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision, the last hurdle before the completion of the acquisition, as revealed by Korean Air on February 13. Overcoming a

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Ryanair has signed a six-year partnership agreement with Skytanking Aviation Services © Ryanair

Ryanair teams up with Skytanking Aviation Services for ground handling

Ryanair has entered into a ground handling partnership with Skytanking Aviation Services, effective from April 2024. This collaboration, spanning six years, will provide crucial ground handling services to support Ryanair’s expanding operations, particularly at key airports like Eindhoven in the Netherlands. With over 3,600 daily flights and more than 183.5 million passengers annually, Ryanair emphasises

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