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FLY91 leases its first two ATR72-600s aircraft from DAE

On January 17th, 2024, FLY91 made a significant announcement regarding the lease of its first two ATR 72-600 aircraft from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. This move represents FLY91’s commitment to enhancing air connectivity and catering to the growing demand in tier 2 and tier 3 cities in India. The two newly secured aircraft are equipped with the latest cutting-edge technology to ensure maximum efficiency, safety, and an exceptional passenger experience. FLY91 is a regional airline that takes pride in […]

VT-TSD, Boeing 787-9

Touching Down in London: Our Magical Vistara Flight from Delhi – A Detailed Journey

The magic of travel often lies not just in the destination, but in the journey itself. And, our recent flight from Delhi to London on Vistara‘s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on December 28th was nothing short of enchanting. Buckle up, fellow wanderlust souls, as I take you on a detailed voyage through the clouds, reliving every delightful moment of this incredible flight. Pre-Flight Bliss The excitement crackled in the air even before boarding. Vistara‘s check-in process was a breeze, with friendly […]

ET-ATY, Airbus A350-900XWB

Ethiopian Airlines Soars to New Heights: Secures Additional 11 A350-900s for Long-Haul Dominance

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s premier carrier, has solidified its commitment to excellence by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for an additional 11 Airbus A350-900s, augmenting its already impressive fleet. This latest agreement elevates Ethiopian Airlines’ total order book and commitment for the A350 to 33, including four A350-1000s. Ethiopian Airlines currently boasts a fleet of 20 A350-900s, and with this strategic move, it further cements its status as the largest A350 customer on the African continent. The signing ceremony […]

SCAT Airlines Announces Order for Seven Boeing 737 MAX Jets to Connect New Markets

SCAT Airlines has revealed its intention to enhance connectivity in new markets by placing an order for seven Boeing 737 MAX jets. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SCAT Airlines jointly announced the procurement of seven 737-8 aircraft, marking a significant expansion of SCAT’s existing 737 MAX fleet. This strategic move, which effectively doubles SCAT’s current 737 fleet, aligns with the airline’s ambition to establish new routes, particularly focusing on European destinations. Vladimir Denissov, the President of JSC SCAT Airlines, emphasized the […]

Oman Air Takes Delivery of First 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

The delivery of the first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) to Oman Air has been announced by Boeing and Oman Air. This marks the initiation of the order, representing the carrier’s inaugural dedicated cargo aircraft. The cargo volume of Oman Air Cargo experienced a substantial 42 percent increase in the first half of 2023 in comparison to the corresponding period in 2022. This growth is attributed primarily to the expansion of capacity within its passenger airplane fleet. The 737-800BCF, with […]

airBaltic Secures Position as Largest Airbus A220 Customer in Europe with Additional Order

In a significant development for European aviation, airBaltic has solidified its status as the largest Airbus A220 customer on the continent by confirming an additional order for 30 A220-300s. This latest commitment brings the airline’s total firm orderbook to an impressive 80 aircraft. Currently operating a robust fleet of 44 A220-300s, airBaltic holds the distinction of being the world’s largest A220-300 operator. The airline’s association with the Airbus A220-300 dates back to 2016 when it became the launch customer, and […]

Royal Air Maroc Confirms Order for Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and Royal Air Maroc have officially announced the North African carrier’s commitment to acquire two additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners, specifically the 787-9 model. This strategic move is part of Royal Air Maroc’s ongoing efforts to bolster its widebody fleet, demonstrating confidence in the Dreamliner’s capabilities to enhance its long-haul operations. The airline presently operates a fleet of nine Dreamliners, and this latest order underscores its intent to leverage the efficiency and adaptability offered by the 787 family. Abdelhamid Addou, […]

flydubai Enhances Fleet with Landmark Order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

In a significant development for the aviation industry, Boeing and flydubai have formalised an agreement for the acquisition of 30 787-9 Dreamliners, marking flydubai’s foray into the world of widebody airplanes. The announcement, made at the Dubai Airshow during a signing ceremony, underscores the airline’s strategic move to diversify its fleet and embrace the operational advantages of the efficient Boeing 787. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai, reflected on the airline’s journey, stating, “In 2008, […]

Egyptair Enhances Fleet with 10 A350-900s to Meet Rising Global Travel Demands

EGYPTAIR announced at the Dubai Airshow that it will acquire 10 Airbus A350-900s, signaling a commitment to enhancing its passenger experience and reducing environmental impact. This strategic decision positions EGYPTAIR to address the growing demand for air travel while embracing cutting-edge technology and sustainable aviation practices. Upon integration into EGYPTAIR’s fleet, the A350-900s will deliver a 25% reduction in fuel consumption and emissions, aligning with the airline’s dedication to environmental responsibility. Passengers can look forward to an improved travel experience […]

Akasa Air Takes Delivery of Asia’s First Boeing 737-8-200 Variant

Akasa Air achieved a significant milestone on August 1, as it welcomed its 20th aircraft, making it the first airline in Asia to include the 737-8-200 variant of the Boeing 737 MAX with 197 seats in its expanding fleet. Previously, Akasa Air’s fleet consisted of 19 aircraft, each with either 174 or 189 seats. The 20th aircraft, with the registration VT YAV, arrived in Bengaluru after being ceremoniously handed over to the airline in Seattle, USA, on July 28, 2023. […]