Airlines (TRBC)

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

Published 19/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Boeing's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File PhotoHONG KONG/PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese-owned [more…]

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Published 19/11/2017

An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, takes part in flying display, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France [more…]

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] believes Airbus (AIR.PA) can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 program. [more…]

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has the flexibility to order more Boeing (BA.N) 787s under the same commercial terms as its deal announced on Sunday, the airline's president Tim Clark said on Tuesday. [more…]

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Published 10/11/2017

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week's Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. [more…]

Runaway 7-year-old takes train to airport, boards plane with no ticket

Runaway 7-year-old takes train to airport, boards plane with no ticket

Published 31/10/2017

A seven-year-old girl who ran away from her parents managed to take a train to Geneva airport and board a plane despite having no ticket. [more…]

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flying to Iraq after 27 years

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flying to Iraq after 27 years

Published 30/10/2017

State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines said it will start flying regularly to Iraq on Monday after a 27-year halt, state news agency SPA said. [more…]

Flood of Chinese capital seen shaking up aviation finance

Flood of Chinese capital seen shaking up aviation finance

Published 29/10/2017

A flood of low-cost Chinese funding is shaking up the global aircraft leasing market, with Chinese capital now accounting for 28 percent of the $261 billion deployed by leasing firms worldwide, a study suggested on Monday. [more…]

Airlines get ready for new U.S. security rules from Thursday

Airlines get ready for new U.S. security rules from Thursday

Published 27/10/2017

New security measures including stricter passenger screening take effect on Thursday on all U.S.-bound flights to comply with government requirements aimed at responding to threats of hidden explosives, airlines said. [more…]

Former FireEye CEO joins cyber venture fund Allegis

Former FireEye CEO joins cyber venture fund Allegis

Published 27/10/2017

Technology executive Dave DeWalt has joined early-stage cyber-security venture capital firm Allegis Capital as a managing director, the fund said on Thursday, as it looks to invest more in companies closer to going public. [more…]