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

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 marks 11.7% growth in H1 2017

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October 31, 2017: Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) served 12.39 million passengers and recorded 11.7 percent growth in overall traffic in the first half of the fiscal year 2017-18. The domestic passenger traffic shows a growth of 13.3 percent compared with… Continue Reading

Vistara commences direct service between Delhi and Ranchi

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October 30, 2017: Vistara recently inaugurated its direct service between Delhi and Ranchi, making it the fifth destination in Eastern India on the airline’s network. Vistara will operate double daily direct flights between the two cities, providing a convenient same-day return option… Continue Reading

CargoLogicAir commences London-Dubai-Hong Kong service

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October 23, 2017: CargoLogicAir (CLA), the only British all-cargo airline, has launched its second new scheduled cargo service with a new weekly route connecting London and Frankfurt with Dubai and Hong Kong. Departing from London every Saturday, CLA’s new Boeing 747-8 Freighter… Continue Reading

Leslie Thng joins Vistara as CEO

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October 16, 2017: Vistara, a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines and India’s finest full-service carrier has appointed Leslie Thng as Chief Executive Officer effective October 16, 2017. Thng succeeds Phee Teik Yeoh, who returns to Singapore Airlines to take up a senior… Continue Reading