Antonov to resume An-225 Mriya production in China

September 2, 2016 12:10 am
Antonov to resume An-225 Mriya production in China

kraine’s Antonov Design Bureau (Gostomel) is set to resume production of the An-225 “Mriya” ultraheavy transport aircraft after it signed a joint-cooperation agreement with the Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC) earlier this week. Under the first phase of the agreement, the partially finished hull of the second aircraft of […]

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Emirates adds Ghana sector as Nigeria fuel crisis bites

August 31, 2016 9:34 pm
Emirates adds Ghana sector as Nigeria fuel crisis bites

Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) has added an additional sector to its Dubai Int’l-Abuja, Nigeria-Dubai Int’l route amid an ongoing jetfuel shortage in Nigeria. The carrier said in a statement that since August 18 and until September 7, the return sector to Dubai has incorporated a technical stop in Accra, Ghana […]

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Thai Airways Int’l adds maiden A350

9:04 pm
Thai Airways Int’l adds maiden A350

Thai Airways International (TG, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi) has taken delivery of its first A350-900 following the recent arrival of HS-THB (cn 44) in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi. The carrier is expecting a total of twelve of the type of which four are direct orders from Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) with the remainder […]

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Papua New Guinea’s PNG Air to resume int’l ops in 4Q

August 28, 2016 9:32 am
Papua New Guinea’s PNG Air to resume int’l ops in 4Q

PNG Air (CG, Port Moresby) is planning to resume international operations by the end of the current year airline Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Muralee Siva has told CAPA. In an interview, Siva said the Papua New Guinean carrier was eyeing Jayapura in Indonesia for its maiden forray abroad since the […]

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India’s Air Pegasus in talks to sell 30% stake

9:26 am
India’s Air Pegasus in talks to sell 30% stake

Air Pegasus (OP, Bangalore Int’l) Managing Director, Shyson Thomas, says talks are currently ongoing with an undisclosed Singaporean private-equity fund over the possible sale of a 30% stake in the struggling airline. In an interview with The Economic Times, Thomas said he still expects the carrier, which is owned by […]

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