Spanish airports face disruptions due to Aena software issue

Spanish airports are experiencing significant disruptions today due to a major software issue affecting Aena’s systems. The incident has impacted operations across the entire Spanish airport network, prompting South Europe Ground Services to issue a statement on the situation. "South Europe ...

Airbus A321XLR receives EASA type certification

The Airbus A321XLR powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines has received its Type Certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), preparing the way for the entry-into-service of the new aircraft at the end of the summer. The Type Certificate was handed over by Florian Guillermet, Execu...
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Over 1000 flights cancelled globally so far today, Cirium reveals

A significant number of global flights have been cancelled today, while the UK prepares for its busiest weekend of air travel this year, according to data from Cirium. Global Flight Cancellations: Over 1,000 flights (1,078) have been cancelled worldwide today, with this figure expected to change ...

Vallair signs MOU with Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority

Vallair, the multi-disciplinary MRO and mature aircraft asset specialist, and the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in fields of aeronautical training, aircraft maintenance, aircraft disassembly, and workforce training & develop...

Travelex doubles Changi footprint with tender win

Travelex, the global travel money services business, is to double its bureaux, terminal and staff footprint at Singapore Changi Airport having won the tender for a new five-year contract at the major Asian hub and twelve times World’s Best Airport winner. Travelex has provided retail travel mon...

Aviation Capital Group grows Boeing 737 MAX portfolio with order for 35 jets

Boeing and Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG) announced today the airplane lessor has finalized an order for 35 737 MAX jets, including 16 737-8 and 19 of the larger 737-10 variant. Following an incremental 737 MAX order last year, this new purchase increases ACG's 737 MAX commitment to 82 orders a...

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OPINION: Navigating a challenging airline startup market

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Most successful airline startups in recent years have adopted well-established low-cost principles - a strategy particularly effective for short-haul operations. Rigas Doganis, a respected authority on airline strategy, has emphasised the necessity of having a cost focus for profitability, even ...

EXCLUSIVE: Wizz Air welcomes new UK government's SAF plans

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Paslay Group providing executive program management services to assist CHS terminal development program

Paslay Group, airport consultancy, has announced its most recent Executive Program Management engagement assisting Charleston International Airport in delivering its forthcoming expansion and Terminal Development Program in one of the nation's fastest-growing states. As South Carolina's busiest a...

TSA stopped 3,269 firearms at airport security checkpoints nationwide during the first half of 2024

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ACI Europe head flashes the red card to regulators

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IATA: South Africa has vast potential in sustainable aviation fuel production

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European air connectivity lags rising traffic volumes

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Vallair dismantles A330 for CORAX in Châteauroux, France

Vallair, the mature aircraft asset specialist, is undertaking a comprehensive teardown of an Airbus 330 airframe on behalf of CORAX, the Danish spare components specialist. Previously operated by Hongkong Airlines, disassembly of this 23-year-old aircraft is 80% complete and when finished, over 1...

OPINION: Bonza was doomed to fail from the start

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Spirit AeroSystems announces acquisition by Boeing

Spirit AeroSystems today announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which The Boeing Company will acquire Spirit for $37.25 per share in Boeing common stock. At $37.25 per share, this represents an equity value of approximately $4.7 billion and an enterprise value of approx...

Tunisia and Oman sign new air services agreement

Tunisia and Oman have signed a new agreement on air services between their respective territories and beyond. The signing ceremony took place on Friday and was co-chaired by Tunisia's Minister of Equipment and Housing, who is also managing the Transport Ministry, Sarra Zaâfrani Zenzri, and Oman'...

AXIS Flight Simulation qualifies AXIS IRIS avionics rehost and upgrades visual system for Aviation Academy Austria

Leading provider of flight training solutions, AXIS Flight Simulation, has successfully qualified AXIS IRIS avionics rehost for the ATR 72-600 full-flight simulator (FFS) owned by Aviation Academy Austria, and upgraded the simulator visual system. AXIS Flight Simulation has updated the FFS’s RS...

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