Helen Massy-Beresford

Helen Massy-Beresford
Paris Bureau Chief

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

Helen combines a deep knowledge of the aviation industry with years of experience in journalism. She was a business reporter at Flight International in London before moving to Paris to work for Reuters as European Automotive Correspondent. She has written for a variety of publications including the Guardian, the Observer, the Telegraph, Airline Business and Aircraft Cabin Management.

Articles
Shortlisted Alitalia Bidders Given Deadline 
Interested parties will get access to Alitalia’s data room and have until July 21 to submit non-binding proposals for the carrier’s future to its special administrators, Alitalia said in a statement.
Indian Regionals’ Orders Fueled By Expansion 
According to the IATA, India’s domestic passenger market, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, grew 23.3% in 2016, fueled by more routes and frequencies—a trend the organization said should continue in 2017.
Qatar Airways Wants To Invest In American Airlines 
American Airlines said Qatar Airways wants to buy around a 10% stake in the U.S. carrier, opening a new chapter in a bitter trade dispute that has raged between U.S. and Gulf carriers for years.
Airbus To Fit Deployable Data and Voice Recorders On Long-Range Aircraft 5
Airbus will fit new fixed and deployable combined flight data and voice recorders as standard on long-range aircraft starting in 2019 in a bid to make it easier to find aircraft wreckage in the event of an accident over the sea.
Airbus To Fit Deployable Recorders On Long-Range Aircraft 
Airbus will fit new fixed and deployable combined flight data and voice recorders as standard on long-range aircraft starting in 2019 in a bid to make it easier to find aircraft wreckage in the event of an accident over the sea.
Wizz Air Orders 10 More Airbus A321ceos 
The Budapest, Hungary-based carrier previously ordered 110 new-technology aircraft, which it expects to receive from 2019 onward.
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Embraer Boosts Backlog With E2-Family Orders 
Brazilian regional jet manufacturer Embraer has boosted its backlog, announcing new orders for its new E2 family, as well as for other models, at the Paris Air Show.
West Atlantic Leasing Converted Freighters From GECAS 
The first aircraft is due for delivery at the end of 2017, with two more to follow in 2018 and one in 2019, West Atlantic CEO Fredrik Groth told Aviation Daily.
With Airbus Order, Viva Air Eyes Regional Growth 
The airline group will receive 15 A320ceos starting from May 2018, with 35 A320neos to follow from 2020.
Mitsubishi MRJ Makes First European Visit 
The MRJ program has more than 400 orders, including options. However, it has suffered a series of major delays.
Honeywell Supplying Predictive Maintenance To Cathay A330s 
Honeywell’s GoDirect Connected Maintenance program for the company’s auxiliary power units will be outfitted on more than 60 Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon Airbus A330s.
Philippine Airlines Firms Up Q400 Options 
The operator will use the new aircraft, which will be configured with 86 seats across two classes, to replace older Q400s, Philippine Airlines CEO Jaime J. Bautista said.
Mitsubishi MRJ Makes First European Visit 
The MRJ program has more than 400 orders, including options. However, it has suffered a series of major delays.
Norwegian Foresees Feeder Flights With Ryanair Or EasyJet 
Norwegian is talking to EasyJet and Ryanair about linking up its low-cost long-haul flights and their low-cost short-haul flights in a feeder arrangement.
European Airports Warn Of Risk From Brexit Uncertainty 
Europe’s airports believe uncertainty surrounding the UK’s planned exit from the EU is the biggest risk facing the sector, delegates told the Airports Council International Europe general assembly.
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