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

11:14 pm
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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Biman probing alleged sexual abuse of cabin crew by pilot in cockpit

10:12 am
Biman probing alleged sexual abuse of cabin crew by pilot in cockpit

Staff correspondent A cabin crew of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has alleged sexual abuse by a pilot in the cockpit. Biman Deputy General Manager Zakir Hossain told on Tuesday that the flag carrier was investigating the accused pilot, Captain Ishrat Ahmed, after receiving complaints from cabin crews via email. According to […]

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Oman’s SalamAir to add two A321neo

November 19, 2019 11:15 am
Oman’s SalamAir to add two A321neo

SalamAir (OV, Muscat) will dry-lease two A321-200neo from GECAS, the lessor said in a press release. “Our expanding network and growing operations rely on the fuel-efficient neo, and as an airline, we appreciate the environmental performance and appreciably improved carbon footprint the neo afford,” Chief Executive Mohammed Ahmed said. The […]

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