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Air Koryo plans new route to Xi’An, China
Civil Aviation
Air Koryo plans new route to Xi’An, China

China will allow North Korea's national carrier, Air Koryo, to open a new route to Xi’an from July 2018, making it the fifth Chinese city with a liaison to Pyongyang. The decision comes from Xi’an tourism authority, as reported by local public newspaper Xi’a...

Civil Aviation
Air India privatization suspended as no bidder showed interest

The Indian government suspended privatization process of national carrier Air India, as no bid was made to acquire the 7...

Defense
France takes leadership of European fighter program

France was given development leadership of the sixth-generation European-made fighter jet program on June 19, 2018, with...

Etihad passes IATA safety audit
MRO
Etihad passes IATA safety audit

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, successfully passed the biennial IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)....

Air Koryo plans new route to Xi’An, China
Civil Aviation
Air Koryo plans new route to Xi’An, China

China will allow North Korea's national carrier, Air Koryo, to open a new route to Xi’an from July 2018, makin...

Austrian Airlines appoints new CEO
Promotions & appointments
Austrian Airlines appoints new CEO

Alexis von Hoensbroech was appointed as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines on June 20, 2018, the company announced in...

AIR Convention to bring industry leaders to Central Europe
Events
AIR Convention to bring industry leaders to Central Europe

The international Aviation Industry Review conference, exhibition and awards, taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania on Sept...

USAF and Boeing agree on long delayed KC-46 delivery date
Defense
USAF and Boeing agree on long delayed KC-46 delivery date

The United States Air Force and Boeing reached an agreement for the delivery date of the first KC-46 Pegasus Tanker. The...

Air India privatization suspended as no bidder showed interest
Civil Aviation
Air India privatization suspended as no bidder showed interest

The Indian government suspended privatization process of national carrier Air India, as no bid was made to acquire the 7...

Delta Airlines orders 20 Bombardier CRJ900s
Deals & Transactions
Delta Airlines orders 20 Bombardier CRJ900s

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Delta Air Lines signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft on...

Eurocontrol: Flight delays to grow 53% in Europe in 2018
Airports
Eurocontrol: Flight delays to grow 53% in Europe in 2018

According to the European air traffic control (Eurocontrol), delays in air traffic should explode in 2018, and the situa...

Civil Aviation
Boeing delivers first of 150 Jet Airways B373 MAX

Boeing and Jet Airways today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 737 MAX airplane. Jet Airways will be fi...

Civil Aviation
Cathay Pacific becomes second operator of A350-1000

Cathay Pacific Airways has become the second airline to operate the A350-1000. The airline took delivery of the aircraft...

Civil Aviation
Russia denies fire emergency on Saudi soccer team plane

Russian authorities deny there was fire during the Saudi Arabia soccer delegation flight, but confirm an incident with t...

Deals & Transactions
FedEx orders 24 Boeing B767 and B777 freighters

Boeing announced a new order from FedEx Express for twelve B767F and as many B777F. According to list price, this contra...

France takes leadership of European fighter program
Defense
France takes leadership of European fighter program

France was given development leadership of the sixth-generation European-made fighter jet program on June 19, 2018, with...

Civil Aviation
Bright prospects for pilots coming from The Big City of Istanbul

Major airlines such as Emirates and Qantas Airways have recently thrown their efforts into hiring new pilots but struggl...

Civil Aviation
Airbus A330neo begins endurance tests

The Airbus A330neo began its endurance and online testing on commercial routes. As a final step in the aircraft certific...