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Air India places 250 aircraft order with Airbus

Air India (AI/AIC) has committed to a total of 250 aircraft from European airframer Airbus in a widely anticipated order. The TATA Group-owned airline will use the order to boost its domestic and international operations with a mixture of single-aisle and wide-body jets making up the order. A total of [read more]

Loganair Embraer E145
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Loganair flights from Newquay to Manchester resume

Leading regional airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has resumed flights from Cornwall Airport Newquay (NQY/EGHQ) to Manchester (MAN/EGCC) reconnecting the South West with the North West of England. The first of the daily flights took off yesterday and will provide the two areas with direct connections for business and leisure. Luke Lovegrove, [read more]

SAF Fuelled ATR (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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ATR and Air New Zealand deepen partnership to decarbonise air transport

European airframer ATR has announced it is deepening its relationship with Air New Zealand (NZ/ANZ) to accelerate developing and introducing low-emission aircraft technology in New Zealand. The collaboration will launch an initiative called ‘Mission Next Gen Aircraft’ which will see Air New Zealand partner with several industry and academic stakeholders [read more]

Qatar Airways A350-900
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Qatar and Airbus settle legal row over paint

Qatar Airways and Airbus have reached an out-of-court settlement over the A350 paint row which led to Airbus cancelling Qatar Airways’ orders. The row centred around a paint issue on the Airus A350 which led to degradation that, according to the Qatari regulator, was a safety issue leading to the [read more]

Flyr Boeing 737 Max 8 (Image: OsloPlaneSpotting/Wikimedia/CC BY-SA 4.0)
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Norwegian low-cost carrier Flyr collapses

Oslo, Norway-based low-cost carrier has ceased trading after failing to secure backing for its new financial plan leaving the board with no viable alternatives. The airline was set up in 2020 by Erik G. Braathen who previously ran Braathens before its subsequent collapse in 2004. Flyr operated flights to two [read more]