Cathy Buyck cathybuyck@aol.com

Cathy Buyck cathybuyck@aol.com
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Air France-KLM Opts For GEnx Engines For 787 Fleet 
The Franco-Dutch group also considered Rolls-Royce’s Trent 1000 engines for its 787s, and negotiations with both OEMs were “intense,” says Bruno Delile, head of fleet planning at Air France-KLM.
EC To Probe Etihad's, Delta's Shareholding In European Airlines 
The Commission has sent letters to the German government and to the government of Serbia requesting detailed information on Etihad’s influence and control of Air Berlin and Air Serbia respectively. (Image: Airbus)
Transaero Expands Airbus A320 Family Commitment 
Russia’s largest privately owned airline sees its acquisition of six A321s as an “another important step” in its aircraft fleet development and renewal.
Air France-KLM Considering Speeding Transavia Growth 
An enlarged Transavia would help Air France KLM compete with Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling and other LCCs such as Volotea.
Brussels Airlines' Fleet Harmonization Plans Taking Shape 
Brussels Airlines considered several options for its fleet renewal and simplification, including the Bombardier C-Series, but decided to move towards a single Airbus narrowbody fleet for its short- and medium-haul network.
Ryanair Signs Deal With Travelport 
Ryanair is continuing talks with several GDS companies as part of its new strategy to widen its distribution policy and strengthen its position in the corporate travel market.
Lufthansa Technik, Revima Win Overhaul Contracts
Within the contract term and through side letters, Emirates can allocate quantities for a given period, and then subsequently decide to review the subsequent split of quantities between different providers for the next allocation period. (Image: Lufthansa Technik)
Faroese Government Taking Full Control Of Atlantic Airways 
A future fleet plan will be part of a strategy review during the spring after the transaction completes, and the revised strategy should be finished before summer.
Lufthansa Technik, Revima Win Emirates 777-300ER Overhaul Contracts

Emirates has awarded Lufthansa Technik (LHT) and France’s Revima Group a 10-year contract to overhaul the landing gear of its Boeing 777-300ER fleet.

The General Electric GE90-powered Boeing 777-300ER is the backbone of the Emirates fleet; the carrier currently has 92 of the type in operation with a further 60 on order, according to AWIN’s commercial fleets database.

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