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Iran Air Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A330-200

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A330-200

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A330-200 Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new A330-200 this week as fleet upgrade continues. The delivery of the aircraft is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, and is the first wide body from a firm order placed …

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Air Caraïbes Receives First of Three New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

Air Caraïbes Receives First of Three New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

Air Caraïbes Receives First of Three New Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft • First A350 Delivery to a French Carrier DUBLIN – AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) today announced the delivery of a new Airbus A350-900 to Air Caraïbes, the first of three new A350 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease from AerCap’s …

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Citilink First Indonesian Airline to Operate Airbus A320neo

Citilink First Indonesian Airline to Operate Airbus A320neo

Citilink First Indonesian Airline to Operate Airbus A320neo • Combining new levels of efficiency and with longer range capability Citilink, the low cost unit of Garuda Indonesia, has taken delivery of its first A320neo at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 35 A320neo set to …

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Zoom Air India Launches Bombardier CRJ200 Regional Jet Service

Zoom Air India Launches Bombardier CRJ200 Regional Jet Service

Zoom Air India Launches Bombardier CRJ200 Regional Jet Service Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today congratulated Zoom Air, India’s newest airline, on the recent launch of CRJ200 regional jet service with aircraft acquired from a third party. The airline has joined Bombardier’s family of more than 100 CRJ Series aircraft owners and …

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Korean Air Receives its First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Korean Air Receives its First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Korean Air Receives its First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner • Flag carrier becomes the first in Korea to operate the 787 Boeing and Korean Air yesterday celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. The Seoul-based carrier will be the first Korean carrier to operate the 787-9 Dreamliner in the …

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Air India Becomes Latest Airbus A320neo Operator

Air India Becomes Latest Airbus A320neo Operator

Air India Becomes Latest Airbus A320neo Operator Air India has become the latest A320neo operator after taking delivery of the first of 14 aircraft leased from Kuwait headquartered ALAFCO Aviation Lease And Finance Company, becoming the first CFM powered NEO operator in India. The delivery is also the first NEO …

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Chinese Carrier Juneyao Airlines Orders Five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Chinese Carrier Juneyao Airlines Orders Five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Chinese Carrier Juneyao Airlines Orders Five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners • Marks first Boeing order for privately-owned Chinese carrier • Includes options for five additional 787-9s Boeing and Juneyao Airlines announced yesterday the finalization of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This …

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Air Canada Unveils New Livery Inspired by Canada

Air Canada Unveils New Livery Inspired by Canada

Air Canada Unveils New Livery Inspired by Canada • Debuts modernized image and evolution of iconic Canadian brand • Complements New Employee Uniforms and improved cabin product • Showcases Canadian Talent and Premium On-board Products for its Customers Feb. 9, 2017 – At three events held simultaneously across Canada in …

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Qantas Unveils New Aircraft Maintenance Facility at LAX

Qantas Unveils New Aircraft Maintenance Facility at LAX

Qantas Unveils New Aircraft Maintenance Facility at LAX Qantas has unveiled its new engineering facility at Los Angeles International Airport, an investment of more than US$30 million. It is one of the largest commercial hangars in North America and the first specifically designed to accommodate the Airbus A380. The 5.7 …

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CityJet to Purchase up to 10 Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

CityJet to Purchase up to 10 Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

CityJet to Purchase up to 10 Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft • Aircraft to be operated by CityJet in the Scandinavian Airlines network Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced that Dublin-based regional carrier, CityJet has signed a conditional purchase agreement for six CRJ900 aircraft and has also taken options on an additional four …

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Japan Air Commuter Receives New ATR 42-600 Aircraft

Japan Air Commuter Receives New ATR 42-600 Aircraft

Japan Air Commuter Receives New ATR 42-600 Aircraft • Japanese airlines are preparing for several major world events in the next years Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd. (JAC), subsidiary of Japan Airlines, became a new ATR operator with the introduction into their fleet of the modern and eco-efficient ATR 42-600. …

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Airlink First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-jets

Airlink First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-jets

Airlink First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-jets Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 19, 2017 – Airlink, Southern Africa’s largest independent regional airline, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned Embraer subsidiary. Airlink will …

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