Embraer Secures Order From Lessor Azorra For Up To 50 E2s
Florida-headquartered lessor Azorra has signed a flexible purchase agreement with Embraer, covering 20 E2 regional jets—interchangeable between E190-E2s and E195-E2s—plus purchase rights on a further 30 aircraft.
European Traffic Down By 1.4 Billion Compared With 2019
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Traffic across the European airport network increased by more than a third in 2021 compared with the previous 12 months but remained 59% down on 2019 levels, a report published by ACI Europe has found.
The rush of initial approvals clearing aircraft to operate near newly activated 5G wireless towers in the U.S. has slowed to a trickle, but many regional aircraft and a few mainline models still face significant restrictions at dozens of commercial airports.
Airbus, Qatar Order Cancellation ‘Worrying Development,’ IATA’s Walsh Says
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IATA Director General Willie Walsh voiced strong concerns about the escalated conflict between Qatar Airways and Airbus over paint and surface degradation of the airline’s fleet of Airbus A350s and the way the aircraft manufacturer has handled the issue.
Singapore, Indonesia To Realign FIR In Bilateral Agreement
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Singapore and Indonesia are nearing resolution on a long-standing issue over air traffic control rights, after the two governments agreed to realign the flight information region (FIR) over the Indonesian Riau Islands in a landmark bilateral agreement signed on Jan. 25.
In the latest manifestation of the rapidly expanding cargo market in the Middle East, Gulf Air has signed an MOU with logistics specialist DHL to explore cooperation in the commercial, technical and cargo fields.
EASA has dampened hopes by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for a swift return of the airline’s Third Country Operator Authorization (TCOA) that would allow the resumption of PIA flights into European Union airspace.
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