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New head takes control of Air France, braces for negotiations
Civil Aviation
New head takes control of Air France, braces for negotiations

Anne Rigail, currently Deputy General Manager of Air France, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company, replacing Franck Terner. She will be the first woman to be at the head of the French flag carrier. Rigail now needs to gear up for what can be expected to be ar...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Russia sends two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to Venezuela

Another week, another batch of Russian bombers hits the news. Two Russian Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bombers...

Živilė Zalagėnaitė
Aviation Economics
Airbus orderbook variations: 100 planes in, 50 out?

It is an interesting week for Airbus. Two days after the plane maker announced signing a deal for 100 aircraft, ano...

MEBAA Show
Boeing launches the BBJ 777X, longest-range business jet ever
Events
Boeing launches the BBJ 777X, longest-range business jet ever

With more than 70% of the world’s wide-body business jets in the Middle East, the Dubai Business Aviation Show (ME...

Clément Charpentreau
New head takes control of Air France, braces for negotiations
Civil Aviation
New head takes control of Air France, braces for negotiations

Anne Rigail, currently Deputy General Manager of Air France, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company,...

IATA GMD
IATA launches turbulence information sharing tool
Events
IATA launches turbulence information sharing tool

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource, which augments an airlin...

IATA GMD
Aviation death rate climbs to 500 in 2018
Events
Aviation death rate climbs to 500 in 2018

“Safety improvement is a marathon with no finish line,” says Gilberto Lopez Meyer, IATA senior vice presiden...

IATA GMD
Incidents on board becoming more common & more serious
Events
Incidents on board becoming more common & more serious

Unruly passenger incidents are not only increasing, but also becoming more serious, IATA warns. In 2017, one incident wa...

Jason Shaw
First 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc
Civil Aviation
First 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc

This week the Moroccan flag carrying national airline, Royal Air Maroc has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Drea...

IATA GMD
IATA: we are approaching infrastructure crisis
Events
IATA: we are approaching infrastructure crisis

“We are approaching an infrastructure crisis,” Alexandre de Juniac proclaims, adding that in some locations...

IATA GMD
IATA on Brexit: uncertainty remains
Events
IATA on Brexit: uncertainty remains

As there are still no consensus in UK parliament on the current Brexit deal and with the March 2019 deadline approaching...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Russia sends two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to Venezuela

Another week, another batch of Russian bombers hits the news. Two Russian Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bombers...

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How to manage airline group exercises

In response to your requests, we have just amended our most popular product, the Aviation Interview Success Workbook to...

Jason Shaw
Civil Aviation
Buta Airways welcomes its 8th Embraer E190

Buta Airways, Azerbaijan’s low-cost carrier has received another new Embraer E190 aircraft, the eighth to join the carri...

Ina Hladyshava
Airports
Pushkin airport in Moscow: Russian airports given new names

Recent Russian project “Great names of Russia” called citizen to choose new names for international airports...

Oman opens skies for El Al airlines, Israel PM says
Živilė Zalagėnaitė
Civil Aviation
Oman opens skies for El Al airlines, Israel PM says

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Oman has agreed to open its airspace to El Al. However, the p...

Živilė Zalagėnaitė
Aviation Economics
Airbus orderbook variations: 100 planes in, 50 out?

It is an interesting week for Airbus. Two days after the plane maker announced signing a deal for 100 aircraft, ano...

Ina Hladyshava
Civil Aviation
Virgin Atlantic drops idea of launching low-cost

British Virgin Atlantic Airways was numerously reported considering its own low-cost airline, however, ditched the plan...