Delta Air Lines yesterday placed an order with Airbus for 100 of the manufacturer’s modern A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration) aircraft. The U.S.-based carrier selected the largest member of Airbus’ single-aisle family to meet Delta’s future requirements for aircraft with greater efficiency and additional capacity.
Norwegian announced yesterday that it will launch new routes from Madrid to New York and Los Angeles. The company will also introduce new routes from Amsterdam to New York and Milan to Los Angeles. Norwegian will be the only airline operating year-round nonstop flights from Madrid and Milan to Los Angeles.
Through this agreement, JAL will provide its knowledge and experience as an airline to support Boom in developing the aircraft.
VLM Airlines is to introduce an Antwerp to Zurich air service from 22nd January 2018. The airline is offering two daily services with a Fokker 50 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
On November 15, VLM Airlines received from the Directorate-General for Civil Aviation (BCAA) of the Belgian federal Transport Ministry an air operator certificate (AOC) for its Fokker 50 operations. Earlier, the BCAA had approved the take-over by VLM Airlines of the A320 Air Operator Certificate of Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium.
Boeing and flydubai signed a landmark agreement yesterday for 225 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $27 billion. The deal represents the largest-ever single-aisle jet order – by number of airplanes and total value – from a Middle East carrier.
Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines yesterday have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft.
Boeing and Emirates, one of the world’s largest airlines, announced a commitment to purchase 40 787-10 Dreamliners at the 2017 Dubai Airshow yesterday. The deal, including airplanes and related equipment, is valued at $15.1 billion at current list prices.
United Airlines flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable silhouette that once represented the state-of-the-art in air travel.
Emirates celebrated the milestone delivery of its 100th Airbus A380 aircraft at a special ceremony with Airbus at the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Hamburg on Friday, November 3.