Wizz Air shareholders back A321neo(XLR) purchase

November 6, 2019 11:00 am
Wizz Air shareholders back A321neo(XLR) purchase

Asianmail Desk : Wizz Air (W6, Budapest) shareholders have voted overwhelmingly, at an extraordinary general meeting held on October 30, in favour of a plan by the airline to acquire 20 long-range twinjets, the LCC said in a statement. The meeting was held to approve the plan to convert part […]

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Emirates drops Kozhikode but still committed to India

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Emirates drops Kozhikode but still committed to India

Staff corresponden,  Dubai Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) has reaffirmed its commitment to India after pulling out of a decision to launch services to Kozhikode. It had been criticised for the move, even being accused of violating a bilateral agreement signed between India and the United Arab Emirates, Arabian Business reported. […]

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Avianca suspends Cuba ops pending OFAC clearance

November 5, 2019 12:17 pm
Avianca suspends Cuba ops pending OFAC clearance

Asianmail Desk Avianca Airlines (AV, Bogotá) has announced it has suspended all flights to Cuba pending the issuance of an exemption by the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Last month, parent firm Avianca Holdings revealed that as of November 2018, it was now recognized […]

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Qatar Airways to delay B777 retirements due to B777X delays

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Qatar Airways to delay B777 retirements due to B777X delays

Staff corresponden,  Qatar  Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int’l) has said that it will delay the retirements of B777-300(ER)s after Boeing confirmed that the projected delivery of the first B777-9 has now slipped to 2021, Air Transport World has reported. The Qatari flag carrier has previously vied for the B777-9’s […]

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AirAsia India plots growth to 100 aircraft by 2025

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AirAsia India plots growth to 100 aircraft by 2025

Staff corresponden,  India AirAsia India (I5, Chennai) is planning to accelerate its growth and hopes to increase its fleet fourfold to 100 aircraft in the next five years, an unnamed company source told industry publication TravelBiz Monitor. “We have firmed up plans to add 14-15 planes every year starting next […]

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