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Kuwait signs up for new terminal

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 17:32:00

A much-needed new terminal at Kuwait International Airport was given the go-ahead May 29 when the Gulf nation?s Ministry of Public Works signed a KD1.3 billion ($4.3 billion) contract with Limak Construction.read ...

Thai AirAsia X to open new Muscat route

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 16:38:00

Thailand-based long-haul low-cost carrier (LCC) Thai AirAsia X is to start new services to Muscat, Oman from its base at Don Mueang International, Bangkok.read more

A320neo with CFM LEAP-1A engines receives EASA /FAA certification

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 16:24:00

The Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International CFM LEAP-1A engines has received joint EASA/FAA certification, Airbus president & CEO Fabrice Brégier announced May 31.read more

Cityjet to recruit trainee pilots in June

The Irish Times  2016-05-31 16:04:34

New staff will fly airline?s routes in Ireland and Europe

Second MRJ joins flight test program

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 16:01:00

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.?s second MRJ flight test aircraft (FTA-2) has completed its first flight from Nagoya Airport in Japan.read more

Airbus? Leahy: Boeing ?Mad Max? concept of no concern

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 15:43:00

Airbus COO, customers, John Leahy is not concerned about considerations that Boeing reportedly is giving to stretch the 737 MAX further using higher-thrust CFM International LEAP-1A engines that have been ...

Startup POP plans UK-India flights

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 15:17:00

UK startup People Over Profit (POP) is seeking £5 million ($7.3 million) in funding to launch long-haul, low-cost flights to India, using a chartered Airbus A330-300.read more

Airbus sales chief not worried by Boeing super-sizing 737

Reuters  2016-05-31 15:13:35

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Airbus sales chief John Leahy said on Tuesday he was not worried about Boeing adopting a larger engine for its 737 MAX 9 jet, dubbing it "Mad MAX" because of the technical challenges ...

AirAsia records 121% jump in operating profits for 1Q 2016

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 15:11:00

Malaysia-based low cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia Berhad (AirAsia) reported a 1Q 2016 net income of MYR877 million ($222.5 million), up 487% year-over-year (YOY).read more

China?s HNA Group to buy 13% stake in Virgin Australia

Air Transport World  2016-05-31 14:28:00

China?s HNA Group is expected to make an investment of A$159 million ($114 million) to buy a 13% stake in Virgin Australia for A$0.3 per share in an effort to enhance its position in the fast growing Sino-Australia ...

 

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