• Emirates to reinstate its second daily service to Lagos

    Emirates will reinstate its second daily service to Lagos and resume operations to Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, with four weekly flights from 15 December 2017. Similar to the current daily service between Dubai and Lagos, the added frequencies to Lagos will be operated with Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, offering eight private suites in First Class, […]

  • UAE Space Agency To Take Part in the Dubai Airshow

    The UAE Space Agency is participating in the Dubai Airshow 2017, hosted at Al Maktoum International Airport from 12-16 November. The Agency is participating as a part of a joint pavilion that hosts companies and entities working in the national space sector. Through its participation the Agency aims to enhance its international presence and highlight […]

  • BAA Jet Management secures $25mn contract with HBA

    BAA Jet Management (Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok) has secured a USD25 million contract to provide Himalaya Business Aviation (HBA) with business jet management services over a three-year span. HBA is a 49/51 joint-venture between BAA Jet Management and Royal China International unit Smart Empire Global and was formally incorporated in Hong Kong earlier this […]

  • New Delhi seeks to dispose of Air India, Express together

    The Indian government is looking to sell off both Air India (AI, Mumbai Int’l) and Air India Express (IX, Mumbai Int’l) as it seeks to wrap up the state-owned carrier’s privatization by June 2018. According to government sources who spoke to The Hindu, the Alternative Mechanism committee, an interministerial committee led by Finance Minister Arun […]

  • Hong Kong Airlines mulls growth in Belt and Road countries

    Hong Kong Airlines (HX, Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok) is considering opening up new routes and partnerships as it seeks to exploit the benefits of China’s Belt and Road, an economic initiative which aims to boost China’s trade with countries in Central Asia, the Middle East, Northeast Africa, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. “We are active in […]

  • Tanana Air, Grant Aviation awarded Alaska EAS contracts

    Tanana Air Service (Z3, Fairbanks Int’l) has been awarded a two-year essential air service (EAS) contract on the Ekwok-Dillingham route in southwestern Alaska, starting December 1. A US Department of Transportation (DOT) statement last week said the carrier will receive a total subsidy of USD208,668 for three round-trips a week using a 6-seat Piper (single […]

  • Qatar Airways acquires 9.61% stake in Cathay Pacific

    Cathay Pacific (CX, Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok) has confirmed Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int’l) has acquired an approximately 9.61% stake in the Hong Kong-based carrier. A filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange on Monday, November 6, said the Gulf carrier would acquire 378,188,000 shares in Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong-based Kingboard Chemical […]

  • Slovak government mulls setting up a flag carrier

    Robert Fico, the Prime Minister of Slovakia, wants to set up a new national carrier which would focus primarily on the domestic market. The airline could initially have a fleet of just one or two planes and focus on the Bratislava-Poprad/Tatry-Kosice route, linking the capital and the second largest city in Slovakia with the main […]

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