Abu Dhabi’s Falcon Aviation Services has confirmed an order for three Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops.
Bombardier said the aircraft form part of a letter of intent for five Q400 NextGens signed by Falcon at last July’s Farnborough Airshow....More
Netherlands-based AerCap Holdings and US lessor International Lease Finance Corp. (ILFC) have just completed their IT systems integration, marking one of the final hurdles for the $3 billion acquisition....More
The European airline market remains too fragmented, with 35 carriers handling 80% of traffic compared with just four in the US, AerCap Holdings head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Kenneth Wigmore said....More
Boeing is escalating the war of words between it and Delta Air Lines over the role of the Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im) with a letter to the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee that refutes, point-by-point, a letter the Atlanta-based carrier sent last week....More
Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new management team is reviewing all parts of its operation to determine if any changes to fleet and network plans are required, president and COO Jaime Bautista said....More
The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) condemned the shooting down in July of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 as “a military failure,” and stressed that maintaining a robust, safe commercial aviation system requires the sharing of information of where and when it is safe to fly....More