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Airbus deliveries 63 aircraft in March 2024

Aviation engineering news

Airbus delivered 63 airliners to 32 customers across the globe in March continuing its positive start to the year, it also received further orders for 137 airliners. March deliveries included 55 single-aisle airliners along with 8 wide-bodies. Single-aisle deliveries comprised 28 A321neos, 23 A320neos, 3 A220-300s and one A220-200 to [read more]

On a layover in Shanghai? Experience the city for free!

Destinations

If you are travelling via Shanghai’s Pudong Airport and have a layover you can now break free from the airport and experience the city thanks to Shanghai Express from Trip.com. The complimentary city tours are available to Trip.com customers and any international traveller with a layout of more than 8 [read more]

The Red Arrows at the Bournemouth Air Festival (Image: UK Aviation Media)

Where to see the Red Arrows in 2024

Air show news

The 2024 air display season has now been finalised for the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT) The Red Arrows and there are plenty of opportunities to see them in action both in the UK and abroad. This year’s season will see The Reds, led by Squadron Leader Jon Bond, [read more]

Etihad A380 in London

Etihad celebrates two decades at London Heathrow

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Abu Dhabi-based Etihad has recently celebrated two decades of flying from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) with its first service operating on the 28th March 2004. 2004 saw the airline beginning a three-times-per-week service between the two cities using an Airbus A340, a route and airline that soon became known for its [read more]

Korean Air Airbus A350
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Korean Air finalises Airbus A350 order

Korean Air, the national airline of South Korea, has finalised a deal that sees it become the latest operator of the long-haul Airbus A350XWB airliner. The order for 33 aircraft comprises of 27 A350-1000s and six of the smaller A350-900s which offers the longest range of any airliner currently available. [read more]

KM Malta Airlines (Image: KM Malta Airlines/X)
Airline news

Goodbye Air Malta, Hello KM Malta Airlines

On the 30th March 2024 Air Malta, the national airline of Malta, ceased operations and just hours later, was replaced a new airline called KM Malta Airlines. Air Malta began operations in 1974 based in Luqa airport on Malta and grew to be the flag carrier for the island operating [read more]

Finnair celebrates 30 years of flying to Manchester Airport
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Finnair celebrates 30 years of direct flights to Manchester

Finnish flag carrier Finnair has this week celebrated 30 years of direct flights from Helsinki, Finland to Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC). The airline has become an important connection for people in the North west of England particularly connecting to destionations in Asia such as Osaka, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Finnair [read more]

Loganair Embraer E145
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Loganair reports £10.9 million profit for last financial year

Leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has posted a £10.9 million pre-tax profit for the last financial year, the second year in a row the airline has posted a significant profit. This years profit is up from £4.98m in 2021/22 demonstrating the Glasgow, Scotland based airlines continued growth. Luke Farajallah, CEO, [read more]

KleinVision's AirCar (Image: KleinVision)
Aviation engineering news

Mass-market flying cars a step closer after China deal signed

The mass-manafacturing of a flying car has taken a step closer to reality with a new deal signed between AirCar developers KleinVision and Chinese flying car specialist Hebei Jianxin Flying Car Technology Co., LTD. Under the deal, the chinese company will have the exclusive rights to to manafacture and distrubte [read more]

Airbus A350 (Image UK Aviation Media)
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Japan Airlines and Korean Air place A350 orders

It’s been a bumper order day for Airbus with two Asian carriers placing A350 orders totalling 54 aircraft Korean Air was first to pull the trigger with an order for 33 A350s split between 27 -100 models and six -900 models for its long haul needs as it prepares to [read more]

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Menzies Aviation selected for ground handling in Peru

Edinburgh headquarted Menzies Aviation has been selected by Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport to provide ground handling services. The eight year contract will see Menzies engage in local recruitment programme to match the expected demand for its services from the 25 passenger airlines that use the airport. The airport is [read more]

Menzies Aviation
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Menzies Aviation selected for ground handling in Peru

Edinburgh headquarted Menzies Aviation has been selected by Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport to provide ground handling services. The eight year contract will see Menzies engage in local recruitment programme to match the expected demand for its services from the 25 passenger airlines that use the airport. The airport is [read more]

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Airline news

Aer Lingus deal completes Qatar Airways IAG codeshare line-up

Aer Lingus has signed a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways meaning that the Doha-based airline now codeshares with all IAG airlines including British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. The latest codeshare agreement means Aer Lingus and Qatar Airways passengers will be able to connect between Qatar Airways and Aer Lingus flights [read more]

Airbus A330neo (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Airbus delivers 49 aircraft in February 2024

Continuing its strong start to the year Airbus has delivered 49 aircraft to 28 customers in the month of February making the deliveries for the year to date 79. Deliveries included 45 single-aisle airlines and 4 wide-bodies. Airbus delivered Six A220 airliners to airlines including Delta Airlines, Breeze and JetBlue [read more]

Airport News

Inverness Airport is best in Europe for fourth year in a row

Inverness Airport (INV/EGPE) has been awarded three best airport in Europe (under 2 million passengers) award for the fourth consecutive year running. The award comes from Airports Council International (ACI), which represents the global airport industry. Inverness Airport, which is operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) was praised [read more]

Caelan Doris Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
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Aer Lingus unveil new special livery for Ireland Rugby

Irelands flag carrier Aer Lingus (EI/EIN) has revealed the latest of its special liveries that adorn its fleet and this one is to mark Aer Lingus being the official airline of Irish Rugby. The livery, named “Green Spirit” features Irish rugby icons including Caelan Doris, Tadhg Furlong, Robbie Henshaw, and [read more]