Gulf Air welcomed the airline’s third Airbus A320neo, and will on October 26 begin operating to Male in the Maldives.
All Nippon Airways (ANA), one of Japan’s largest and five-Star airline for seven consecutive years, received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15.
Following the news on February 14 that Airbus is ceasing production of its A380 aircraft, Nick Wyatt, head of travel & Tourism, GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offered his view on this development.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the world’s first Airbus A350-900ULR an ultra-long-range aircraft. It is the first of seven Airbus A350-900ULRs on firm order and will enter service on October 11 - operating the world’s longest commercial flight between Singapore and Newark Liberty International Airport.
Aeroflot is opening regular flights to Colombo, Gothenburg and Ljubljana.
Air Mauritius plans to increase its capacity to Johannesburg, South Africa from December.
Airbus Beijing Engineering Centre (ABEC), a joint venture between Airbus and China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC), opened a new lab on nanocomposite materials jointly with National Centre for Nanoscience and Technology of China (NCNTC).