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Air France to close low-cost carrier Joon

Air France to close low-cost carrier Joon

Air France has revealed it will look to close low-cost airline Joon after it failed to catch the imagination of passengers. Originally planned as a carrier for millennial travellers, its staff and aircraft will now be reintegrated into Air France proper.

Boeing breaks aircraft delivery record in 2018

Boeing breaks aircraft delivery record in 2018

Boeing delivered some 69 737 planes in December and set a new annual record of 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its previous record of 763 deliveries in 2017. The company also grew its order book, with 893 net orders, including 203 plane sales in December.

IATA reports solid but slowing growth in international aviation

IATA reports solid but slowing growth in international aviation

The International Air Transport Association announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November. Total revenue passenger kilometres rose 6.2 per cent compared to November 2017, a slight deceleration from 6.3 per cent growth in October.

London Stansted selects Mace for arrivals terminal contract

London Stansted selects Mace for arrivals terminal contract

Work on the 39,000 square metre terminal is due to start in the spring and is scheduled for completion in autumn 2020. The terminal is the flagship project in the airport’s £600 million transformation which will support its future growth and pioneer the next generation of travel at London Stansted.