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JetBlue set for transatlantic debut to London in August
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JetBlue set for transatlantic debut to London in August

  • The airline will launch daily flights to London's Heathrow Airport on Aug. 11 and to Gatwick on Sept. 29, it said in a statement.
  • "We expect Heathrow is going to want us to stay once they see what we can do in terms of driving competition," JetBlue President Joanna Geraghty told.
Published 19 May, 2021 06:24pm
Breeze Airways boosts Airbus A220 jet order
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Breeze Airways boosts Airbus A220 jet order

  • The order matches a purchase of 20 A220-300 from an undisclosed buyer, reported by Airbus in a monthly report last week. Airbus and Breeze both declined comment.
  • "There is a ton of pent-up demand on the leisure side," he told last week's World Aviation Festival.
Published 26 Apr, 2021 05:18pm
Airbus and Dassault agree joint FCAS fighter proposal
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Airbus and Dassault agree joint FCAS fighter proposal

  • The agreement, first reported by La Tribune, paves the way for political talks to resume among the project's three government backers, France, Germany and Spain, a source close to the matter told Reuters.
  • "The governments have received an offer from the companies to build the demonstrator for a new combat plane in the framework of FCAS," the French armed forces ministry said, adding that negotiations were continuing on the overall project.
Published 02 Apr, 2021 08:15pm
Spirit posts quarterly loss on pandemic, 737 MAX pain
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Spirit posts quarterly loss on pandemic, 737 MAX pain

  • "2020 was one of the most challenging years in aviation history. For Spirit, the 737 MAX grounding and the COVID-19 pandemic created a dual-crisis," Spirit Chief Executive Officer Tom Gentile said.
  • Spirit's total deliveries of shipsets, or complete sets of parts, fell 48.9% to 231 units in the fourth quarter. Boeing 737 MAX deliveries fell to 19 shipsets from 153 a year ago.
Published 23 Feb, 2021 08:02pm
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways considering 13 jet order, chairman
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Kuwait's Jazeera Airways considering 13 jet order, chairman

  • The budget carrier has long mulled an aircraft order to expand and replace its fleet of leased Airbus, but decided against going head with such a deal as recently as 2019.
  • We have put in place a five-year plan in which the number of our fleet aircraft will increase from 17 to 30 aircraft within five years ending in 2025.
Published 22 Feb, 2021 09:22pm
European shares up
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European shares up

MILAN/ROTTERDAM: European shares inched higher on Thursday as mining stocks tracked a jump in commodity prices and...
Published 19 Feb, 2021 04:07am