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Ma Tao joins IATA’s North Asia Regional Office in Beijing as Regional Vice President

GENEVA, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Air Transport Association named Ma Tao as Regional Vice President (RVP) for North Asia. Ma will join IATA on 1 March 2019 from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) where he is currently … Read the full press release

Gemalto to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport

AMSTERDAM, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) announces a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test … Read the full press release

GAD World: VINCI Airports voted “Deal of Quarter Century” for its acquisition of 10 Portuguese airports (ANA) in 2013

VINCI Airports was voted the “Deal of Quarter Century” in recognition of its acquisition of 10 Portuguese airports (ANA) in 2013 at the 25th GAD World event held in Hamburg from 26 to 29 November 2018. Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-Nov-2018 — … Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ first Airbus A380 completes its maiden flight

TOULOUSE, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) took to the skies today, completing a maiden flight from the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France to the Airbus site in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is … Read the full press release

Airbus-developed Skywise open data platform now with more than 6,000 users around the world

Airbus’ Skywise open data platform has developed into an industry leader TOULOUSE, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In less than three years’ time, Skywise has evolved from a promising concept to the aviation sector’s most robust data asset, with more than … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital to lease one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461 to Pegas Fly

Billund, Denmark, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to confirm that it has delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461, to LLC “IKAR” (d.b.a. Pegas Fly) on lease. NAC is delighted to welcome LLC “IKAR” as a … Read the full press release

Airbus: Qantas launch operator of the A380 Cabin-Flex on its current A380 fleet from mid-2019

Up to 11 more premium economy seats or seven business class seats To be available in service from 2019 TOULOUSE, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the efficiency-boosting A380 cabin enablers, Airbus has developed a new option: “A380 Cabin-Flex”. … Read the full press release

Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace to develop lower-deck modules with passenger sleeping berths

Sleeping berths would fit inside the aircraft’s existing cargo compartments Improving the passengers’ experience while enabling airlines to differentiate To be included in catalogue of certified solutions by 2020, initially on A330 TOULOUSE, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and Zodiac … Read the full press release

Norway becomes the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems

GENEVA, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Norway became the first market to implement the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). NewGen ISS was adopted by the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf) in November … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom, Inmarsat, Nokia complete key technological step in the development of the European Aviation Network (EAN)

First Europe-wide integrated LTE network created with 300 base stations European Aviation Network satellite launched, tested and ready for service Fast broadband access in the sky for passengers and airlines British Airways, part of IAG Group, first commercial customer BONN, 08-Feb-2018 — … Read the full press release

Safran: Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) now supporting five airlines with its radome repair solutions

Dubai, UAE, Paris, Amsterdam, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) is now supporting five airlines with its radome repair solutions, providing services at competitive rates with quick turnaround times for operators throughout the Middle East and Indian Peninsula. … Read the full press release

The L’Oréal group announced the creation of Group Travel Retail Division

Paris, France, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The L’Oréal group, the historic market leader in the Travel Retail beauty segment, announced today that it is creating a Group Travel Retail Division. The new division will include the L’Oréal Luxe brands, as well as brands … Read the full press release

Hong Kong aircraft leasing company signed for 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft at Paris Air Show

Aircraft financier confident in market demand for efficient NEO Blagnac, 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Hong Kong Aviation Capital (HKAC), a fast growing aircraft leasing company based in Hong Kong, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for the purchase of … Read the full press release

EC to speed up the reform of Europe’s air traffic control system

Brussels, 12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today acted to speed up the reform of Europe’s air traffic control system. The Commission is looking to head off a capacity crunch as the number of flights is forecast to increase by … Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced its plans to purchase up to 50 more Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Third order from carrier for all-new Airbus mid-size widebody Blagnac, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will purchase up to 50 more A350 XWB aircraft. The agreement covers a firm order for 30 more … Read the full press release

EC temporarily approves €100m rescue aid for LOT Polish Airlines by the Polish government

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has concluded that a rescue loan of PLN 400 million (around €100 million) granted by the Polish government to LOT Polish Airlines was in line with EU state aid rules. The Commission found, in … Read the full press release

EC launches the deployment of SESAR, EU’s flagship project aiming to modernise the Air Traffic Management (ATM)

Brussels, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission has adopted today a new Regulation establishing governance and incentive mechanisms to facilitate the effective and timely deployment of SESAR, the Union’s flagship project that aims at modernising the Air Traffic Management (ATM) system and … Read the full press release

EC paves the way for more ambitious Single European Sky performance targets

Brussels, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today revised implementing Regulations on performance and charging, setting the framework for the upcoming negotiations on targets for the second reference period (2015 to 2019) of the SES Performance Scheme. The Scheme sets … Read the full press release

Amadeus IT Group, S.A. received unsecured loan of €150m with a 9 year maturity to finance its R&D activities between 2013 and 2015

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — he European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has granted a second loan for Amadeus IT Group, S.A., subsidiary of Amadeus IT Holding S.A. (Amadeus: “AMS.MC”), a leading technology partner for the global travel … Read the full press release

Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines deal to be investigated by EC under the EU merger regulation

Brussels, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation into the proposed acquisition of Olympic Air by Aegean Airlines. The companies are the two main Greek airlines offering passenger air transport services on … Read the full press release

Commission welcomes today’s vote of the EP on groundhandling services at EU airports

Brussels, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission welcomes today’s vote of the European Parliament on groundhandling services at EU airports updating Directive 96/67/EC. With this vote, the Parliament is paving the way for negotiations with the Council and the Commission to … Read the full press release