Boeing CEO ‘hopeful;’ alternatives to trade war can be found

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, speaking at the 2018 FarnboroughInternational Airshow, said the company is “hopeful we’re going to find solutions as alternatives to some of the tariff…..

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft debuts new ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin for CRJ series

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft unveiled (16-Jul-2018) the interior of the first CRJ series aircraft with the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin on Day 1 of the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show. Bombardier showcased…..

Aeroperu International signs LoI with SCAC to consider acquisition of Russian civil aircraft

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) and Aeroperu International founder and shareholder Cesar Cataño signed (16-Jul-2018) an LoI regarding the purchase of Russian civil aircraft. Mr Cataño and shareholders…..

Gol increases its orders for MAX 8 and converts 30 to MAX 10

Gol Linhas Aereas signed (16-Jul-2018) a new order for Boeingaircraft. The order adds 15 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, totalling 135, and converts 30 of the current MAX 8 orders to…..

Air France to transfer twice weekly Paris CDG-Saint Martin service to Joon

Air France plans to transfer twice weekly Paris CDG–Saint Martinservice to Joon, effective 04-Aug-2018 to 27-Oct-2018 (Routes Online/air-journal.fr, 12-Jul-2018). Joon will operate the service with A340-300 equipment.

Gogo: Airlines recognise business models of inflight connectivity providers has to change

Gogo CEO Oakleigh Thorne reported airlines recognised that if they want quality inflight internet connectivity, then the the business model of inflight connectivity providers “has to…..

Boeing ‘very much engaged’ in the discussion about trade barriers

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the company is “very much engaged in the discussion” about potential tariff barriers being raised between the US and China, and the “rhetoric” between…..

Delta Air Lines to focus on partnerships with Aeromexico and Gol in 2018

Delta Air Lines expects to focus on its partnerships with Aeromexico and Gol rather than launching new routes to Latin America in 2018, according to general director for Latin America and the Caribbean Luciano…..

Interjet and Lufthansa sign cooperation agreement

Interjet and Lufthansa signed a cooperation agreement (El Financiero, 15-Jul-2018). Interjet CCO Julio Gamero stated: “This agreement… is an important step in the company’s international consolidation to continue…..

JetBlue opens reservations for services from New York and Boston to Mexico City

JetBlue Airways opened (12-Jul-2018) reservation for daily services from New York JFK and Boston to Mexico City, scheduled to launch on 25-Oct-2018. The carrier will deploy A320s on both routes. [more…..