Tag: lease

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark ... Read More

Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 01:10

WhyHotel announced plans to launch a new pop-up hotel in Houston, Texas. It is the company's first location outside of the east coast. The pop-up is scheduled to begin accepting ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 23:45

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and opportunities for businesses and customers ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019 17:45

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President Museveni has pronounced that Bugoma Forest must remain. This follows ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:02

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft ... Read More

FRAPORT: Revenue and earnings increase – Outlook confirmed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 8, 2019 08:02

The Fraport Group has successfully started off the new business year, achieving higher revenue and earnings in the first three months of 2019. Supported by solid passenger growth at Frankfurt ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, before the €100 million vessel ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:16

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The National carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo ... Read More

Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:01

Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, creating the global On Demand digital marketplace. JetSmarter’s innovative marketplace ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering 74 aircraft to 40 customers ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join the Remuneration Committee. Ed Warner ... Read More

Evelop Airlines adds another Airbus to its fleet

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:13

Evelop Airlines operates an all Airbus fleet of one A320-200, one A330-200 and three A330-300, and now the first of two A350 XWBs. Evelop Airlines, the Spanish carrier of Barceló ... Read More

Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 25, 2019 21:35

In a major, although not unexpected development, Jet Airways founder and chairman, Naresh Goyal, and his wife, Anita, have resigned from the board. The pioneer aviation leader, who founded the ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor national park, western Cambodia, 2-5 ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the world. European low cost airline ... Read More

United Airlines to keep its headquarters at Chicago’s Willis Tower

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:30

United Airlines announced today it will keep its headquarters at the iconic Willis Tower in the airline's hometown of Chicago, while partnering with the building's owner, Blackstone, in making major ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

United Airlines spends US$1.6 billion at LAX airport

editor editor- March 1, 2019 02:28

"Our continued investments emphasize our commitment to our customers in Los Angeles as California's global airline,” said United Airlines Chief Operations Officer Greg Hart, commenting on the US$1.6 billion spent ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, he provided additional context and ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in the Maldives. Abdulla Yameen Abdul ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as Keith Lyons discovers. One of ... Read More

Fraport launches operations at Nashville International Airport in the USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:09

Beginning February 1, Fraport is taking over the overall management of concession areas for shops, restaurants and other services at Nashville International Airport (BNA). With almost 16 million passengers in ... Read More

Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!

editor editor- January 28, 2019 22:16

Hotel chain Room Mate Group has unveiled an important initiative that represents a major step forward in its ambitious eco-sustainability plan. As of today, all Room Mate hotel employees will ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

editor editor- January 19, 2019 19:35

SriLankan Airlines said in a statement that it "wishes to clarify its position with regard to the utilization of one of its Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Read More

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2019 06:18

A Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A330-200 has been parked at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport with one engine missing and is not moving. The Airline said in a statement that it ... Read More

Nassau Airport Development Company to release Airport Hotel RFP

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:09

Nassau Airport Development Company provides opportunity to design, finance, build and operate facility at Lynden Pindling International Airport.  Read More

Will UNWTO pack up in Madrid and move to China or Georgia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2019 10:22

UNWTO may be on its way to a new home in China or Georgia. UNWTO was a guest in Spain since 1974. Spain has been enjoying a permanent seat in ... Read More

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 00:51

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL airline accelerates fleet renewal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 18:05

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. announced today a further acceleration of its fleet renewal and modernization plan and the execution of sale and leaseback agreements, with Castlelake and Apollo Aviation, ... Read More

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:12

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back to the Malaysia based budget airline AirAsia. For AirAsia, the deal ... Read More

Away brand launches in Bali

editor editor- December 21, 2018 23:09

Flight Centre Travel Group’s in-house hotel management company BHMA has launched its Away brand in Bali. Read More

Chorus Aviation expands leasing arrangement with Ethiopian Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 01:03

Chorus Aviation Inc. announced today that Chorus Aviation Capital will lease an additional Bombardier Q400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines Group. In December of 2017, CAC leased two new Q400 aircraft ... Read More

United Airlines announces new VP and Treasurer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 16:05

United Airlines (UAL) today announced Pam Hendry has been named vice president and treasurer. Hendry will be responsible for Corporate Finance, Treasury Operations and Risk Management. Hendry is a senior ... Read More

Airbus delivers 100th A320 Family aircraft assembled in US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 13:05

Airbus has delivered its 100th aircraft from the company’s U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama. The A320neo, serial number (MSN) 8580, was delivered to Frontier Airlines. The aircraft features two ... Read More

Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 3, 2018 12:06

The demand from eco-travelers is growing and Serena continues to adapt its business best practices model to meet the ecological travel experiences and expectations of today’s guest. Read More

Taiwanese carrier considering Tinian and Guam service

editor editor- December 29, 2014 04:52

A Taiwan-based airline wants to introduce a charter service to Tinian and Guam, among other destinations in the US. Read More