The share price for the much-delayed part-privatization of Spain’s state airport operator, AENA, has been set at a high €58 ($66) per share, making it one of the biggest in Europe over the past 12 months.
Kuwaiti trading and contracting firm Al Nasriyah has been awarded a 45-year contract by the Iraqi National Investment Commission (NIC) to develop and operate a new airport to serve Iraq’s Diwaniya governorate.
Aireon, which has developed a space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS–B) global air traffic surveillance system, is to base its planned global emergency tracking service in Ireland.
New Greek start-up SkyGreece Airlines will launch services from Toronto to Athens, Thessaloniki and Croatian capital Zagreb this summer following relevant approvals from the Greek and Canadian authorities.
British Airways/Iberia parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) said its offer for Aer Lingus would “secure and strengthen the Irish carrier’s long-term future,” and is proposing legally binding commitments to that end.
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is in the final stages of acquiring Danish regional carrier Cimber for DKK20 million ($3 million), after receiving approval from the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) parent ANA Holdings reported a net income of JPY52.3 billion ($443 million) for the nine months ended Dec. 31, 2014, up 57.2% from JPY33.3 billion reported for the same period the previous year.
Trans States Holdings, parent of US regionals Trans States Airlines, Compass Airlines and GoJet Airlines, remains “comfortable” with its order for 50 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft in 2017....More
ICAO will have to boost its budget by 3% to pay a Web-based information database to provide airlines, air navigation service providers and member states a source of safety information about the risks to flights over and within conflict zones....More