Archive for October 2011

Qantas Grounds Entire Fleet

Across the globe many have become stranded. Those in the air on Qantas will land at their airport. Once landed they will be grounded by order of Alan Joyce who says he has no choice. He also went on the offensive stating that all ground staff and all staff involved in the strike will be…

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Transaero Airlines Commits to Four A380s

Courtesy Airbus First A380 customer in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest airline, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for four A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed by Olga Pleshakova, Transaero Airlines CEO and Christopher Buckley, Airbus’ Executive Vice President Europe, Asia and the Pacific. Transaero will become…

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JetBlue Signs Firm Order for 40 A320neo Aircraft

Courtesy Airbus Deal formalizes commitment announced in June JetBlue Airways has finalized its firm order for 40 A320neo (new engine option) aircraft previously announced at the Paris Air Show in June. The airline has not yet announced its engine selection for the A320neo order. With this contract, JetBlue also converts 30 of its pre-existing orders…

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Embraer Sells 11 More E-JETS to Azul

Source Embraer Delivery of the new aircraft to begin in 2013 São José dos Campos – SP, October 26, 2011 – Embraer and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras signed a contract today for the purchase of 11 EMBRAER 195 jets. The transaction increases the airline’s total orders for Embraer E-Jets to 52 aircraft. The value of…

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Air Pacific Selects A330

Courtesy Airbus Airline becomes latest Airbus customer Fiji’s national carrier, Air Pacific, has selected Airbus aircraft to renew and to grow its fleet. After a thorough evaluation of several different aircraft, including the B787, the carrier has signed a firm contract to buy three new A330-200 aircraft to replace its existing fleet of B747s and…

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Boeings 300th 777 Delivered to Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) best-selling 777, the 777-300ER (extended range), has surpassed 300 deliveries with an Oct. 21 delivery to first-time customer Biman Bangladesh. As of Sept. 30, 2011, the 777-300ER has 543 orders; the 777 program (all models) has received a total of 1,288 orders and…

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Three Years Since Website Born

In 2008 with thanks to my ex, a vision of my passion with past experience was born. The airline adviser website has grown into a company since last year. Airline adviser has been challenged like any other company in its infancy. We have overcome some challenges and continue to operate in the industry. With baby…

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TAM finalizes order for 32 A320 Aircraft

Courtesy Airbus Biggest Airbus operator in Southern Hemisphere adds most eco-efficient aircraft to its fleet TAM Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline has finalized a purchase agreement for 32 eco-efficient Airbus A320 aircraft, comprising of 22 A320neo and 10 A320 Family aircraft. The order follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed last February. Engine selection will be announced…

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Southwest Airlines Offers $35 One-Way Fares for 72-Hours

Southwest Makes The Call: Touchdown for Customers! DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —At Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), low fares are the right call. For 72-hours only, Customers can score one-way tickets for $35, $65, $95 or $125 to select destinations, based on length of travel. For travel 451 to 1,000 miles, fares are…

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Makes Korea Debut at 2011 Seoul Air Show

Source Boeing SEOUL, Oct. 17, 2011 – Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] 787 Dreamliner today made its Korea debut at the 2011 Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition taking place at Seongnam Airport in Seoul. The super-efficient Dreamliner is poised to become the main attraction at this year’s show for Korean 787 customers and suppliers, such as…

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