flydubai commits to order 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

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November 16, 2017:  flydubai has announced a commitment to a $27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet.  This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history… Continue Reading

Airbus strikes a humungous $50 billion jet deal with US’s Indigo Partners

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November 15, 2017: Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary) upon the completion of… Continue Reading

EAMSPL awarded Non-Scheduled Operator’s Permit

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November 14, 2017: Empire Aircraft Management Services Private Limited (EAMSPL) has been awarded a Non-Scheduled Operator’s Permit (NSOP) by the Civil Aviation Department in India. The new NSOP will enable EAMSPL to provide management, operations, aircraft sales and charter services in… Continue Reading

India to be 3rd largest aviation market by departure by 2019

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November 13, 2017: Financial year 2018-19 is likely to see more than 150 million passengers taking flights from Indian airports, making the country the world’s third largest aviation market for departures, says a report by global consultancy and research firm… Continue Reading

Bengaluru Airport expects 19% increase in air traffic during winter schedule 2017

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November 9, 2017: Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has now commenced the winter schedule 2017-18 for the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport). During winter 2017-18, the daily Air Traffic Movement (ATM) is expected to be at 614 at the start of… Continue Reading

SpiceJet announces non-stop flights on domestic and international routes

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November 9, 2017: SpiceJet has announced a slew of new non-stop flights on both domestic and international routes this winter beginning December. The airline is all set to start operating the first ever daily direct flight on the Ahmedabad-Bangkok sector from December… Continue Reading

United Airlines commemorates 10 years of Mumbai-New York service

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November 4, 2017: United Airlines is marking ten years of its daily nonstop service between Mumbai Airport and its New York/Newark hub, Newark Liberty International Airport. Launched in October 2007, the service has carried over 1.6 million customers on over 7,000 flights. Celebrating this milestone, United employees,… Continue Reading