Jet2 opens operational base at Tenerife South

November 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Jet2 opens operational base at Tenerife South

Asianmail Desk Jet2 (LS, Leeds/Bradford) has opened an operational base at Tenerife Sur, supporting the low-cost carrier’s significantly expanded Canary Islands programme this winter, due in part to the demise of Thomas Cook Airlines UK (MT, Manchester Int’l). The LCC claims to have added over 200,000 departing seats to not […]

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AirAsia takes delivery of first A321neo

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AirAsia takes delivery of first A321neo

Asianmail Desk AirAsia (AK, Kuala Lumpur Int’l) took delivery of its first A321-200neo in the form of 9M-VAA (msn 9139) on November 20, 2019, the low-cost carrier said in a press release. The Airbus narrowbody was ferried from Hamburg Finkenwerder via Ashgabat to Kuala Lumpur Int’l over the course of […]

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India’s SpiceJet mulls new B737 MAX order

November 23, 2019 11:22 pm
India’s SpiceJet mulls new B737 MAX order

SpiceJet (SG, Delhi Int’l) is in discussions with Boeing regarding an incremental order for B737 MAX aircraft and hopes to obtain a very good price due to the type’s grounding and poor sales, Chief Executive Ajay Singh told Bloomberg. Singh did not disclose the size or the expected timing of […]

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40 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport

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40 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport

Staff correspondent A team of Dhaka Customs House seized 40 gold bars weighing around 8.64 kg from an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Saturday. Based on secret information, officials of the preventive team of Dhaka Customs House took position at different […]

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Emirates firms order for 50 A350s, quiet on A330neo

November 20, 2019 11:19 am
Emirates firms order for 50 A350s, quiet on A330neo

Asianmail Desk Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) has firmed an order for fifty A350-900s during the ongoing 2019 Dubai Air Show, increasing its commitment for thirty such aircraft announced in February 2019. “Complementing our A380-800s and B777s, the A350s will give us added operational flexibility in terms of capacity, range and […]

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