Lessors Still Wary Of PMAs, Eager For Digitized Records

Lessors Still Wary Of PMAs, Eager For Digitized Records

Lessors own about half of the commercial aviation aircraft fleet. Lessors have been playing an increasing role in commercial aircraft financing and operations, with operating leases now accounting for nearly half of the world’s fleet and well over half of...
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Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again

Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again

The turbulence in airline stocks is yet to ease as news of fresh production cuts and calming trade concerns sent oil prices surging. U.S. airline shares have traded closely with fluctuations in oil prices over the past few months. Fuel...
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Why India’s Airlines Struggle to Turn Growth Into Profit

Why India’s Airlines Struggle to Turn Growth Into Profit

Intense rivalry is forcing a price war on airfares in India. Even the well-managed, airline market leader IndiGo recently declared a quarterly loss. But some of the weaker players may be culled in the next couple of years. Collected and...
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Boeing Delivers its 2,000th Airplane to China’s Commercial Aviation Sector

Boeing Delivers its 2,000th Airplane to China’s Commercial Aviation Sector

The Boeing Company completed delivery of a new yet historically important airplane to Xiamen Airlines. The particular addition to China’s civil aviation fleet had a unique message painted on its hull, 2000th BOEING AIRCRAFT for CHINA, in celebration of ...
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Permagard Debuts New Product to Combat Bed Bugs on Aircraft

Permagard Debuts New Product to Combat Bed Bugs on Aircraft

Protective coating specialist Permagard has debuted a new product to combat the increasingly worrisome issue of bed bugs on aircraft. The company’s Bed Bug Killer product provides an alternative to costly and time-consuming traditional treatments that requi...
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – October 2018

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – October 2018

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of October released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed international air passenger markets continued to expand at an encouraging pace, whilst international air cargo volumes also remained f...
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Collins Aerospace Creates New Playing Field for OEMS

Collins Aerospace Creates New Playing Field for OEMS

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) completed its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins, laying out a plan to emerge as an aerospace-focused company that comprises the newly formed Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney. The company, meanwhile, will spin ...
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Heightened focus on cybersecurity in the air transport industry drives investment to $3.9bn, in 2018

Heightened focus on cybersecurity in the air transport industry drives investment to $3.9bn, in 2018

According to the 2018 Air Transport Cybersecurity Insights, new research released by global IT provider SITA. The report shows that 89% of airline CIOs plan a major program around cybersecurity initiatives in the next three years, up from 71% last year. This...
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U.S. and UK Agree to Preserve Open Skies Air Service After Brexit

U.S. and UK Agree to Preserve Open Skies Air Service After Brexit

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and other carriers will benefit from the deal, which maintains the right of UK-based carriers to fly between the U.S. and UK. Let’s hope the UK is able to have a smooth departure from the European...
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Airline ancillary revenue projected to be $92.9 billion worldwide in 2018

Airline ancillary revenue projected to be $92.9 billion worldwide in 2018

IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler project airline ancillary revenue will reach $92.9 billion worldwide in 2018.  The CarTrawler Worldwide Estimate of Ancillary Revenue represents a 312% increase from the 2010 figure of $22.6 billion, which was the first an...
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