12 JUNE 2017
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A final deal was announced on Saturday for Boeing to supply Iran’s third-largest carrier, Aseman Airlines, with 30 B737 MAX jets with another 30 following delivery of the first batch.
Midlands' shoppers are being given a virtual-reality look at the Manchester Airport of the future and an overview of its new US routes at a pop-up shop in the Great Western Arcade, Birmingham, from Wednesday (14 June).
In the aftermath of the election, Jane Middleton, chairman of the trade body for British airlines, discusses the way forward.
As the debate over the future shape and ownership of Alitalia continues, the airline says it is continuing to expand its long-haul network and will re-start daily flights between Rome and New Delhi in October after a nine-year break.
The wonders of flying and the way air travel can bring people together from all over the world are portrayed in Heathrow’s latest online film, Wonderers, which was released last week.
A resolution reaffirming the airline industry’s commitment to safety and security and calling for greater collaboration between government and industry stakeholders “both to protect passengers and crew while minimising disruption” was a key development at the IATA agm last week.
In an early start to converting its fleet, Luton-based Monarch Airlines has taken delivery of a Boeing B737-800 NG. The ex-Pegasus Airlines aircraft will be based at Birmingham Airport and is scheduled to enter service later this month.
Gatwick’s new three-times-weekly link to Vancouver operated by Air Canada Rouge has been welcomed with a traditional water salute at the beginning of a seasonal operation that will run to 7 October.
Boeing and Airbus as expected will be chasing the headlines at the 52nd International Paris Air Show, which begins next Monday, 19 June, and runs to 25 June at the Exhibition Centre of Le Bourget.
Arrival of the first direct flight between Rwanda and the UK has been welcomed at Gatwick with a traditional water arch salute as the RwandAir aircraft taxied to the gate at the airport’s North Terminal.
InterContinental Hotels has extended its footprint across Poland with the opening of the Hotel Indigo Warsaw-Nowy Swiat, named for its location on one of the main historic thoroughfares of the city.
Hertfordshire-based photographer Brian Arnopp, a regular visitor to Norway, reports on his latest trip to the country’s second city
In news which might not gladden the heart of anyone with a fear of flying, Boeing says it is planning to develop commercial aircraft that can go where it's going without pilots. The company says it will test the technology next year.
Carriers facing financial turbulence and increasingly challenging market conditions in the future now have a new source of assistance in the form of the Airline Management Group (AMG), founded by Peter Davies, former turnaround CEO of Brussels Airlines, Caribbean Airlines and Air Malta.
A reduction in fleet size is being planned by Flybe after the airline reported a pre-tax £19.9m loss for last year. The company however has strengthened its commitment to Scotland with six routes now on sale.
More flights from Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin from the start of the winter timetable on 29 October are being added by Lufthansa in response to passenger demand from the UK and Ireland.
New accessibility facilities including world first hoist equipment, specialist toilets and sensory rooms are being installed at Gatwick, marking the first anniversary of the airport’s award-winning Hidden Disability Lanyard service.
Commercial air service to and from the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena has moved another step closer with the selection by the island government (SHG) of SA Airlink (BTN 20 February) as preferred bidder for the provision of flights.