Scandinavia’s Primera Air to be B737 MAX 9 launch operator

December 8, 2017 7:39 am
Scandinavia’s Primera Air to be B737 MAX 9 launch operator

Primera Air, the airline unit of Scandinavia’s Primera Travel Group, has announced it will become the world’s B737 MAX 9 launch operator once deliveries of the type begin in 2019. In a statement, the carrier group said it had firmed up purchase rights for two more MAX 9s. As such, […]

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Sophia to get Gold Card from Biman

December 5, 2017 5:16 pm
Sophia to get Gold Card from Biman

 Biman Bangladesh Airlins has decided to give Gold Card to the artificially intelligent robot, Sophia. Biman has decided to gift the Gold Card under the Biman loyalty Club to celebrate the attraction of the Bangladeshi youth for Sophia,  Biman GMPR Shakil Meraj told TAM. Sophia has arrived in Bangladesh last […]

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Lion Air Group set to order fifty B737 MAX 10s

June 19, 2017 1:52 am
Lion Air Group set to order fifty B737 MAX 10s

Lion Air Group has committed to fifty B737 MAX 10s, US manufacturer Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare) has announced. The tentative order was disclosed during the 2017 Paris Airshow and is subject to finalization. “The 737 MAX family of airplanes is the perfect combination of single-aisle aircraft for the Lion Air […]

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MASkargo launches Malaysian express freighter service

June 9, 2017 9:00 pm
MASkargo launches Malaysian express freighter service

MASkargo, the dedicated cargo unit of Malaysia Airlines (MH, Kuala Lumpur Int’l), has launched a new express freighter service connecting Malaysia’s largest commercial centres. In a statement, MASkargo said that effective June 6, 5x weekly flights will run connecting Kuala Lumpur Int’l with Kota Kinabalu and Kuching using A330-200(F) equipment. […]

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Nepal Airlines delays Y12E import over pilot shortage

June 4, 2017 5:14 am
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Nepal Airlines (RA, Kathmandu) has delayed the import of its last two Y12E aircraft ordered from Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation, China, citing a lack of qualified flight crews. Nepali news site Online Khabar reports that the carrier has only one pilot qualified to fly the aircraft. The Nepali carrier signed […]

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