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2011-01-31 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has signed a nacelle services agreement with Royal Jordanian Airlines. The five-year Prime Solutions® agreement covers maintenance and support of nacelles and thrust reversers for the airline's fleet of V2500-powered Airbus A320s, CF34-10E powered Embraer 195s and CFM56-5C- powered Airbus A340s. The agreement will be managed through Goodrich's Dubai campus in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates,...

2010-11-02 14:12:00

LE HAVRE, France, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircelle is to provide comprehensive maintenance services for engine nacelle components on Singapore Airlines' A340-500 jetliners under terms of a new umbrella contract reached by the international carrier with Airbus for its "'Flight Hour Services - Tailored Support Package." As a result of this six-year agreement, Aircelle joins a supplier team that will furnish cost-effective, adapted services for Singapore Airlines' five...

2010-06-16 10:48:00

LAS VEGAS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Virgin Atlantic Airways and Panasonic Avionics Corporation have forged a long-term partnership which will see the airline install the award-winning eX2 in-flight entertainment system and eXPhone communications product onboard its A330 fleet of aircraft as well as a strategy for full connectivity onboard future aircraft. Virgin Atlantic will be the first UK long-haul airline to roll-out this service across its leisure fleet. The eXPhone deal...

2008-10-30 09:00:25

Virgin Atlantic has launched a second service between the London Heathrow Airport in the UK and Hong Kong. The airline operates the new flight using an Airbus A340-600 aircraft. The second service between London Heathrow and Hong Kong will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and then operate daily from December 4, 2008. The new flights will complement the airline's existing daily program to Hong Kong, which connects to Virgin Atlantic's flights to Sydney,...

2008-10-14 00:00:31

Business in brief AVIATION Kingfisher Airlines, the Indian carrier that launched its first international service just over a month ago, has shelved plans to expand its global flights. The group, which launched its Bangalore to London service on 3 September and is chaired by the tycoon Vijay Mallya, said it was "reviewing all our earlier projections" in light of the financial downturn. Kingfisher has sold three of its five Airbus A340s, despite getting licenses to operate in the UK, US and...

2008-10-02 12:05:21

Nigerian airline Arik Air has signed a firm contract for the purchase of three Airbus A340-500s. The company said that the acquisition of the new A340s is an important step in the airline's growth strategy to develop Lagos and Abuja as hubs. These aircraft will be used on new routes towards London, New York and Houston. These aircraft are equipped by Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engines and will be delivered by the end of November 2008. Arumemi-Johnson, chairman of Arik Air, said: "This aircraft...

2008-09-25 09:00:36

SR Technics and Iberia Maintenance, the maintenance division of Spanish airline Iberia, have concluded reciprocal contractual agreements covering engine and component services. Under the new agreements, SR Technics will provide repair and overhaul services for the CFM56-5C engines of Iberia's Airbus A340-300 fleet, supplementing the airline's own work on these engines at its own facilities. In return, Iberia Maintenance will repair and overhaul SR Technics's components from various...

2008-08-25 15:00:00

By Kushan Mitra Jet Airways has declared a large profit of Rs 143 crore for the first quarter ended June, but most of it is the result of the way it now depreciates its smaller Boeing 737 and ATR planes. The fact is that all airlines continue to bleed and so, are cutting costs and increasing revenues by raising fares. From August 1, all the leading carriers Jet, Kingfisher-Deccan and Air India have raised fares up to 10 per cent on all sectors. But Deccan reversed its decision within 24...

2008-08-22 18:00:32

The SriLankan Airlines Group's financial performance for the year 2007/08 was severely affected by the steep rise in the price of aviation fuel, resulting in an operational loss of USD. 5.45 million. The airline spent an additional USD 63.31 million for fuel in 2007/08, with the fuel bill increasing by 29.26% to USD. 279.66 million from USD 216.35 million in the previous year. This was the result of the average price of jet fuel reaching USD 101.81 per barrel in 2007/08, as against USD...

2008-08-11 09:01:04

Etihad appoints vice president flight operations Etihad Airways has appointed Captain Christoph Schippel as the airline's new vice president flight operations. In his new position Captain Schippel will be responsible for all aspects of Etihad's flight operations which include ensuring that flights operate under the highest standards of safety and efficiency set by the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). Reporting to Captain Richard Hill, Etihad's executive vice president...


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