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Empire Aviation launches Indian charter and management ventureDubai's Empire Aviation Group has launched a charter and management venture in India, in a move that aims to plug a gap within the country's growing private aviation sector for high-quality business aircraft services, and help grow the region's fleet…
Empire Aviation launches Indian charter and management ventureDubai's Empire Aviation Group has launched a charter and management venture in India, in a move that aims to plug a gap within the country's growing private aviation sector for high-quality business aircraft services, and help grow the region's fleet…
Empire Aviation launches Indian charter and management ventureDubai's Empire Aviation Group has launched a charter and management venture in India, in a move that aims to plug a gap within the country's growing private aviation sector for high-quality business aircraft services, and help grow the region's fleet…
​Latin American profits stymied by government inefficiency: IATAAirlines in the Latin America and Caribbean region are making money, but governments need to do more to support the industry, according to the director general of IATA, Alexandre de Juniac.
Neeleman acquires 32% stake in Aigle Azur
French investment firm Weaving Group has sold its 32% shareholding in French carrier Aigle Azur to Brazilian-American entrepreneur David Neeleman.

SJI sees Latin opportunities as it works to boost Superjet appealSuperJet International (SJI) expects the Latin American region to require around 700 airliners in the Sukhoi Superjet 100's category, and is confident that upgrades and sales initiatives in the pipeline will ensure it can capture a proportion of that…
SJI sees Latin opportunities as it works to boost Superjet appealSuperJet International (SJI) expects the Latin American region to require around 700 airliners in the Sukhoi Superjet 100's category, and is confident that upgrades and sales initiatives in the pipeline will ensure it can capture a proportion of that…
R-R expects greater Latin American penetration through widebodiesRolls-Royce sees Latin America playing an increasingly crucial role in its operational portfolio as the region's airlines grow their widebody fleets.
R-R expects greater Latin American penetration through widebodiesRolls-Royce sees Latin America playing an increasingly crucial role in its operational portfolio as the region's airlines grow their widebody fleets.
Tupolev rolls out first new-build Tu-160 bomberTupolev on 16 November rolled out the first new-build Tu-160 strategic bomber from the Kazan Aviation plant, with first flight of the supersonic aircraft scheduled for February 2018.
Avolon finalizes order for 75 Boeing 737 MAXs
Dublin-based lessor Avolon has finalized a firm order for 55 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 20 MAX 10s, plus options for 20 MAX 8s, valued at nearly $11 billion at list prices.

Norway takes first SAR-roled AW101Leonardo Helicopters has delivered the first of an eventual 16 search and rescue-configured AW101s to Norway.
Air China first in China to operate both Neo and Max narrowbodiesAir China has taken delivery of China's first Airbus A320neo, becoming the first Chinese operator with both the Neo and the Boeing 737 Max in its fleet.
Safran Undertakes to Make Airplanes QuieterIn April 2017, Safran and the acoustics laboratory of Le Mans University in France inaugurated an industrial research unit specializing in innovative acoustics materials for the aerospace industry. This research partnership is part of the group's wid…
Failure to stabilise thrust led departing A320 to exit runwayIranian investigators believe an Atrak Air Airbus A320 crew failed to stabilise initial engine parameters before setting take-off thrust, resulting in the aircraft's departing the runway during take-off at Tehran.
Avolon firms order for 75 737 Max aircraftAvolon has finalised an order for 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
Avolon firms order for 75 737 Max aircraftAvolon has finalised an order for 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
Lava or Not, Exoplanet 55 Cancri e Likely to Have AtmosphereTwice as big as Earth, the super-Earth 55 Cancri e was thought to have lava flows on its surface. The planet is so close to its star, the same side of the planet always faces the star, such that the planet has permanent day and night sides. Based on …
Air Senegal Orders 2 A330neo AircraftAir Senegal, the national carrier of Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for two A330neo aircraft, which is the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner. The A330neo will benefit the airline's growth and bu…
ANALYSIS: FlightGlobal's long-term outlook for Latin AmericaAs Latin American airlines meet at this year's ALTA Airline Leaders forum, Flight Ascend Consultancy s head of market analysis Chris Seymour outlines findings from FlightGlobal s latest long-term airliner demand forecast for the region
ANALYSIS: FlightGlobal's long-term outlook for Latin AmericaAs Latin American airlines meet at this year's ALTA Airline Leaders forum, Flight Ascend Consultancy s head of market analysis Chris Seymour outlines findings from FlightGlobal s latest long-term airliner demand forecast for the region
ANALYSIS: Accidents cloud Latin American safety performanceWhen 2016 dawned, Latin America had not seen a fatal jet airliner crash for a couple of years. By the end of that year, however, there had been two such accidents, and when this article was sent to press there had been none so far this year. The ques…
ANALYSIS: International route strategies play out in Latin AmericaAs airlines gather at the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum, Flight Ascend Consultancy senior consultant Henk Ombelet examines how international network development serving Latin America is evolving
United adds eight routes from four hubs next springUnited Airlines will add new service to eight cities from its Chicago O'Hare, Denver, Los Angeles and Newark hubs next spring, including new flights to Elmira in New York.
Boeing, Avolon Finalize Deal for 75 737 MAX AirplanesBoeing (NYSE: BA) and Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, today finalized an order for 75 737 MAX airplanes. The confirmed order is for 55 MAX 8s and 20 MAX 10s, with options for 20 additional MAX 8s. The agreement, announced as a me…