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First E175-E2 Jet Completes its Maiden Flight

São José dos Campos – Brazil, December 12, 2019 –The Embraer E175-E2 made its inaugural flight today from the company’s facility in São José dos Campos. The E175-E2 is the third member of the E-Jets E2 family. The maiden flight kicks off a rigorous 24-month flight test campaign. “Today’s flight of the E175-E2 marks the…

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Indian Market Making A Shift in Airlines

Since earlier this year 2019 many airlines have ceased to operate and in India. From Jet Airways to many other the market share has shifted. The year is not over an Air India is in financial trouble to a point that if something is not done will probably be gone. There is nothing solid to…

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Delta, LATAM to launch code sharing partnership in Latin America

  Delta and LATAM will launch code sharing for flights operated by certain LATAM affiliates in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru beginning in the first quarter of 2020, pending receipt of applicable government approvals. The codeshare will offer customers increased connectivity between up to 74 onward destinations in the United States and up to 51 onward…

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SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates/PRNewswire/ — SunExpress is exercising options for 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to continue renewing its fleet and growing its position in the leisure travel industry, the airline and Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced at the Dubai Airshow. The purchase, valued at $1.2 billion according to list prices, adds to a…

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EgyptAir Adds More Boeing 787s to Fleet

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, EgyptAir is growing its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet with an agreement to lease two more airplanes from AerCap, the airline announced at the Dubai Airshow. The Egyptian flag carrier unveiled it had selected the super-efficient airplane to modernize its fleet during the last Dubai Airshow in 2017. The carrier began operating…

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Flynas firms up 10 A321XLRs

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a firm order for 10 A321XLRs at the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The agreement was signed by Bandar Almohanna, flynas Chief Executive Officer and Christian Scherer Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. In 2016, flynas signed an agreement for 80 A320neo family and currently operates a fleet of 27 A320ceos and…

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GECAS orders 12 A330neo and 20 A321XLR aircraft

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric [NYSE: GE], has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient wide-body Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs. The agreement for the A321XLR includes an order for 13 new planes and the upsizing of seven A321s in its existing…

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Air Senegal Orders Eight Airbus 220 Aircraft

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight A220-300 aircraft. The MoU was signed in the presence of HE Alioune SARR, Minister of Tourism and Transport Senegal. The A220s’ efficiency will enable Air Senegal to reduce the airline’s operating costs while offering passengers unrivalled comfort throughout…

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Airbus Receives Additional Order From Easyjet

EasyJet has exercised purchase rights to increase its fleet of A320neos by 12 new aircraft. The agreement takes the carrier’s total order for the A320neo Family to 159 aircraft and its overall orders for Airbus single aisles to 480 A320 Family. EasyJet currently operates over 1,000 routes with a fleet of 333 A320 Family aircraft…

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Announce Order for Two 787-9 Dreamliners

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Biman) announced at the 2019 Dubai Airshow that the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet with two additional airplanes valued at $585 million at list prices. The purchase – recorded in October as an unidentified order on Boeing’s website – complements…

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