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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...

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...

FedEx orders 24 Boeing B767 and B777 freighters
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...

Lufthansa and IAG could enter a clash of titans over Norwegian
Deals & Transactions
Lufthansa and IAG could enter a clash of titans over Norwegian

The low cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle could become the prize of a fight between two giants of the European aviation...

Boeing bracing for potential trade war between US and China
Aviation Economics
Boeing bracing for potential trade war between US and China

Boeing is assessing the potential damages in case it finds itself at the center of of a trade war between the United Sta...

Etihad still in the red, looks into Boeing 777x order cuts
Aviation Economics
Etihad still in the red, looks into Boeing 777x order cuts

Etihad Airways could cancel or delay its order of 25 B777X from Boeing as part of its financial strategy. One year after...

Vietnam Airlines increases salaries to avoid pilot departures
Aviation Economics
Vietnam Airlines increases salaries to avoid pilot departures

Vietnam Airlines raised wages for all its employees, including pilots, starting from June 2018. The national carrier is...

Rolls Royce to restructure, cut 4,600 jobs
Aviation Economics
Rolls Royce to restructure, cut 4,600 jobs

Rolls Royce announced on June 14, 2018, it would cut 4,600 jobs by 2020, mainly in the United Kingdom, in order to simpl...

Deals & Transactions
Air Canada and Air China agree on joint venture

Air Canada and Air China signed a joint venture agreement on June 6, 2018. The first codeshare agreement between Chinese...

Deals & Transactions
JUST IN | Airbus and Bombardier in family ties with C Series deal

Airbus and Bombardier closed their C Series agreement after receiving the necessary approvals. The integration of the pl...

Deals & Transactions
First Boeing 777-300ER joins AviaAM Financial Leasing China fleet

AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing and sales, has ann...

Aviation Economics
South African Airways offers crew while shrinking network

South African Airways (SAA) is offering spare pilots and cabin crew for temporary or permanent contracts with other comp...

Chinese lessor CALC in talks for 200 aircraft order
Deals & Transactions
Chinese lessor CALC in talks for 200 aircraft order

China Aircraft Leasing (CALC), a state-backed lessor based in Hong Kong, is currently negotiating with Airbus and Boeing...

Aviation Economics
AccorHotels CEO tempers Air France buyout

Following a press release on June 3, 2018, in which French-based AccorHotels, Europe’s biggest hotel operator, ack...

Aviation Economics
Croatia Airlines enters privatization process

Croatia Airlines announced it would hire a privatization consultant. The Croatian government is looking to find a strate...