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IndiGo to begin ATR turboprop operations
Indian LCC IndiGo—which so far has relied on Airbus A320s—will introduce its first AT…
IT & Distribution-Nov. 17, 2017
IT & Distribution-Nov. 17, 2017

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Revenue generation from IFE screens still elusive
Despite doomsayers over the years condemning it to the technology junk heap, the IFE seatback screen is here to stay, especially on long-haul flights, but airlines have to improve the retail opportunities that tod…
LOT Polish Airlines to launch Singapore services in 2018
LOT Polish Airlines plans to begin 3X-weekly Warsaw-Singapore Changi services from May 15, 2018.

Beijing’s Capital Airlines begins Qingdao-London service
HNA Group subsidiary Capital Airlines launched Qingdao-London services Nov. 17, as part of its international expansion plan.

Boeing, Royal Jordanian ink 5-year training plan
Boeing and Royal Jordanian Airlines have signed a five-year strategic training agreement to help train the airline’s Boeing 787 pilots.

Gulf Air names new CEO, leases 787-9s
Gulf Air has appointed the former head of Croatia Airlines, Krešimir Kučko, as CEO, effective immediately.

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Kenya’s Jambojet to lease two Bombardier Q400s
Bombardier has signed a firm purchase agreement with Denmark-based Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for two Q400 turboprops, for lease to Kenyan LCC Jambojet.

Pilatus registers first customer-owned PC-24 as certification loomsThe first Pilatus PC-24 destined for launch customer PlaneSense has been registered in Switzerland by the Stans-based airframer, as certification and service entry of the superlight business jet draw near.
Pilatus registers first customer-owned PC-24 as certification loomsThe first Pilatus PC-24 destined for launch customer PlaneSense has been registered in Switzerland by the Stans-based airframer, as certification and service entry of the superlight business jet draw near.
Pilatus registers first customer-owned PC-24 as certification loomsThe first Pilatus PC-24 destined for launch customer PlaneSense has been registered in Switzerland by the Stans-based airframer, as certification and service entry of the superlight business jet draw near.
VLM Airlines acquires Belgian AOC for Fokker 50
Belgian aviation authorities have granted an air operator’s certificate (AOC) to regional VLM Airlines for its Fokker 50 aircraft, just days after approving an AOC for Airbus A320s acquired from Thomas Cook Airl…
Hawaiian’s Dunkerley, Ingram stress continuity in leadership changeover
Although Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley is leaving the carrier in March, there is unlikely to be any change in strategy or direction when airline veteran Peter Ingram takes over.

Embraer shrinks cabin altitude for Legacy 450 and 500Embraer has reduced the cabin altitude for its Legacy 450 and 500 business jets by 200ft (60m), as part of a continuing focus on delivering customer value across its product line.
Embraer shrinks cabin altitude for Legacy 450 and 500Embraer has reduced the cabin altitude for its Legacy 450 and 500 business jets by 200ft (60m), as part of a continuing focus on delivering customer value across its product line.
Embraer shrinks cabin altitude for Legacy 450 and 500Embraer has reduced the cabin altitude for its Legacy 450 and 500 business jets by 200ft (60m), as part of a continuing focus on delivering customer value across its product line.
ANALYSIS: Why A330 tanker sales boomedAt the start of this century, the then-EADS began exploring the potential for its A330 widebody to deliver air-to-air refuelling (AAR) services for military operators. In doing so the European company replicated its strategy for the airliner market, …
Era says its H225 helicopters are worth just $4 million eachUS offshore helicopter operator Era Group has booked a $117 million write-down in its latest financial quarter, primarily based on a reappraisal of its Airbus Helicopters H225s, which values the 11t-class rotorcraft at just $4 million each.
INTERVIEW: Luis Felipe de Oliveira, executive director, ALTAThe new executive director of ALTA, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, is promising to give the association a stronger focus on collaboration between the region's stakeholders aided by the setting up of a new office in Panama.
​ANALYSIS: How do you replace a first-generation A330?Richard Evans, senior consultant at Flight Ascend Consultancy, considers the possible successors to the Airbus s ubiquitous twinjet
​ANALYSIS: How do you replace a first-generation A330?Richard Evans, senior consultant at Flight Ascend Consultancy, considers the possible successors to the Airbus s ubiquitous twinjet
​ANALYSIS: How do you replace a first-generation A330?Richard Evans, senior consultant at Flight Ascend Consultancy, considers the possible successors to the Airbus s ubiquitous twinjet
PICTURE: IndiGo takes delivery of first ATRIndian carrier IndiGo has received its first turboprop, an ATR 72-600.
PICTURE: IndiGo takes delivery of first ATRIndian carrier IndiGo has received its first turboprop, an ATR 72-600.
PICTURE: IndiGo takes delivery of first ATRIndian carrier IndiGo has received its first turboprop, an ATR 72-600.