Pictured is Aer Lingus CEO Lynne Embleton with Emerald Airlines CEO Conor McCarthy, at the announcement of the commencement of Aer Lingus Regional flights (Image: Fran Veale/Julien Behal Photography)
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Aer Lingus Regional to launch Bristol to Cork flights

Emerald Airlines (EA/EAI) is to launch a new service from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) to Cork (ORK/EICK) under the Aer Lingus Regional brand. The six-times-per-week service will commence on the 28th of April and will complement the airline’s daily service from Bristol to Dublin. Ciarán Smith, Head of Commerical at Emerald [read more]

Flybe Dash 8 (Image: Harrison Sharp)

No rescue for Flybe say administrators

Administrators for failed regional airline Flybe have today confirmed that discussions regarding a possible sale of Flybe have ended without a buyer being found. In a statement, the administrators confirmed that they had been talking to a “number of credible parties” but no sale was possible in the timeframe required. [read more]

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air India today announced the carrier has selected Boeing’s family of fuel-efficient airplanes to expand its future fleet with plans to invest in 190 737 MAX, 20 787 Dreamliner and 10 777X airplanes. (Boeing image)
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Boeing order from Air India tops 290 aircraft

Air India (AI/AIC) has ordered 290 aircraft from US Airframer Boeing in a deal that will see 540 new aircraft join the TATA Group-owned carrier from Boeing and Airbus. Just days after a 250 aircraft order was announced with Airbus, Boeing inked the deal which will see it deliver 290 [read more]