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Airbus prepares BelugaXL for 2020 take-off

Airbus prepares BelugaXL for 2020 take-off

The BelugaXL has received its type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency, paving the way for entry-into-service by early 2020. The aircraft is an integral part of Airbus’ industrial system and a key enabler for production ramp-up requirements beyond 2019.

Ward appointed head of global sales with Aman

Ward appointed head of global sales with Aman

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Based in the Zug office, Greg Ward will help define the future vision and strategy for Aman while working closely with chief operating officer, Roland Fasel. He joins the company from Shangri-La Group, where he was vice president of sales.

Barceló expands in Indian Ocean with Browns deal

Barceló expands in Indian Ocean with Browns deal

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Barceló Hotel Group has signed a joint venture with Browns Investments to develop the Bodufaru Beach Resort in the Maldives’ North Male Atoll. Browns is a subsidiary of LOLC Group, one of Sri Lanka's largest business conglomerates.

KLM Cityhopper finalises Embraer E195-E2 order

KLM Cityhopper finalises Embraer E195-E2 order

Embraer and KLM Cityhopper have signed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 aircraft, plus 14 purchase rights. The 21 firm positions will be acquired via operating lease from Embraer lessor partners Aircastle and ICBC Aviation Leasing.