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DUBAI: Emirates goes two-class to hike 777-200LR seating

14 November, 2017 - 13:27
Emirates is to increase the seating capacity on its Boeing 777-200LR fleet, by converting the three-class interior to a two-class cabin.

DUBAI: Kuwait's Wataniya signs for 25 A320neos

14 November, 2017 - 12:34
Resurrected Kuwaiti carrier Wataniya Airways has tentatively signed for 25 Airbus A320neo jets, in a deal reached with its aircraft provider Golden Falcon Aviation.

DUBAI: Air Arabia to explore long-range routes with A321LRs

14 November, 2017 - 12:28
Middle Eastern budget carrier Air Arabia is to acquire six long-range Airbus A321LRs to modernise its single-aisle fleet.

DUBAI: EgyptAir hints at CSeries order

14 November, 2017 - 10:37
EgyptAir appears set to disclose a commitment to the Bombardier CSeries twinjet.

DUBAI: Emirates' faith in 787-10 closes window to A350

14 November, 2017 - 09:36
Emirates appears to have shrugged off initial concerns over the performance capabilities of the Boeing 787-10 in the hot-weather conditions of Dubai.

DUBAI: Forecast shows widebodies as key to Gulf fleet growth

14 November, 2017 - 09:00
FlightGlobal s latest long-term forecast predicts that 43,725 new commercial jet and turboprop aircraft will be delivered globally into passenger and freighter airline service over the next 20 years. Of these, some 3,000 new airliners will be delivered to carriers in the Middle East region.

DUBAI: CAE to set up Saudi Arabian training centre

14 November, 2017 - 08:30
CAE and the Saudi National Company of Aviation (SNCA) are to partner to create a new training centre in the region.

DUBAI: Emirates seeks assurances over A380 continuity

14 November, 2017 - 08:03
Emirates is unlikely to conclude an Airbus A380 agreement during the Dubai air show, as the two sides continue a chicken-and-egg wrangle over commitments to the double-deck aircraft's production line.

PICTURES: Air Transat unveils new livery

14 November, 2017 - 05:57
Canadian leisure carrier Air Transat unveiled a new livery on an Airbus A330-200 during a ceremony marking the company's 30th anniversary on 13 November in Montreal.

Spirit prices $421m aircraft notes in 3% range

13 November, 2017 - 22:45
Spirit Airlines has priced its $421 million senior secured enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC) transaction in the 3% range, beating initial expectations by a quarter of a percentage point.

Denver could be second largest United hub by 2019

13 November, 2017 - 20:14
United Airlines plans to grow its hub at Denver International airport to 400 daily departures in 2019, potentially pushing it ahead of other hubs to become the second busiest in its system.

​ANALYSIS: How Ethiopian has come to the fore in Africa

13 November, 2017 - 11:59
There is no shortage of lofty long-term growth plans in the airline industry. But as it approaches the halfway stage of its ambitious 15-year strategic vision, Ethiopian Airlines can point to its outpacing of rivals on the African continent.

DUBAI: Boeing 787-10 data snapshot

13 November, 2017 - 10:35
With Emirates announcing a $15.1 billion commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10s, we examine the firm-order status for the largest Dreamliner with data from Flights Fleets Analyzer.

DUBAI: Superjet had been 'serious' contender for Air Baltic

13 November, 2017 - 06:47
Sukhoi's Superjet 100 had been a strong contender for the Air Baltic fleet renewal, before being politically excluded from the competition.

DUBAI: Air Baltic plans for CSeries-only fleet

13 November, 2017 - 06:22
Latvian carrier Air Baltic will aim to move to an exclusive Bombardier CSeries fleet with its intention to acquire at least another 14 of the twinjets.

Former Croatia Airlines chief to head Gulf Air

12 November, 2017 - 20:04
Middle Eastern carrier Gulf Air has named ex-Croatia Airlines head Kresimir Kucko as its new chief executive.

DUBAI: Emirates set to push 787-10 backlog over 200

12 November, 2017 - 11:59
Emirates' tentative agreement for 40 Boeing 787-10s will, once firmed, take orders for the new twinjet to more than 200.

DUBAI: Azerbaijan opts for more 787s and two freighters

12 November, 2017 - 11:33
Azerbaijan Airlines has revised an agreement for additional Boeing 787s, in a deal which will involve taking five more of the type.

DUBAI: Emirates Airbus deal still being finalised

12 November, 2017 - 11:23
Emirates still appears to be refining an agreement with Airbus, after a highly-anticipated event during the Dubai air show featured only an agreement for Boeing 787s.

DUBAI: Emirates to order 40 787-10s

12 November, 2017 - 10:24
Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is ordering 40 Boeing 787-10s.

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