Etihad Unveils Manchester City Logo-jet

Following the retirement of Airbus A330-200, A6-EYE (c/n 688), last November, Etihad Airways has unveiled a new special liveried aircraft celebrating its partnership with Manchester City Football Club. The factory fresh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, A6-BND (c/n 42373), was delivered to

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Czech Airlines Opts for Airbus Duo

Czech Airlines has become the latest customer for the Airbus A220, ordering four examples of the larger -300 variant. The Central European carrier has also upsized a commitment for three A320neos to the A321XLR. Launched at June’s International Paris Air

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Vietnam Airlines Hits Fleet Milestone

Vietnam Airlines has accepted its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, in a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Charleston, South Carolina plant. The airliner, VN-A873 (c/n 60288), was handed over on October 18 and is the third of eight Boeing 787-10s

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Additional BBJ 787-9 Orders

Boeing has confirmed it has received commitments for two 787-9 Dreamliners from a VIP customer at the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Seattle-based manufacturer now has 16 examples of the widebody business jet on

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ATR 42 to Bhutan

Drukair – Royal Bhutan Airlines has taken delivery of a 40-seat ATR 42-600, A5-JNW (c/n 1412). The turboprop is to be used on the airline’s domestic and international routes. It is the second ATR aircraft to be acquired by the

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TUI Growth at Doncaster Sheffield

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has received a boost as TUI Airways has confirmed it is to expand its presence at the Yorkshire hub, adding an extra aircraft to its base at the airport. The additional aircraft is expected to deliver

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KLM to Maintain SAS 737s

KLM UK Engineering has signed a long-term heavy maintenance contract with SAS Scandinavian Airlines. The new agreement will see the firm provide engineering services on the airline’s Boeing 737 Next Generation (737NG) fleet at its Norwich facility from next year.

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Titan to Add Maiden Airbus A330

Titan Airways is set to introduce an Airbus A330-200 as part of a wider effort to transition to an all Airbus fleet. The five-year-old airliner is to enter service with the charter and airline sub-charter specialist in April 2020. The

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Short Take-off ATR 42 Announced

ATR has launched a short take-off and landing (STOL) variant of its 46-seat turboprop. The ATR 42-600S offers improved performance, with the manufacturer stating that the aircraft can operate from “runways as short as 800m with 40 passengers on board

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Gatwick Welcomes First UK A321LR Service

Air Transat has become the first airline to operate transatlantic services to the UK with an Airbus A321LR. The Canadian carrier connected Toronto/Pearson with the West Sussex facility with the long range, single-aisle jet for the first time on October

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