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Maiden flight for Embraer E175-E2 in Brazil

Maiden flight for Embraer E175-E2 in Brazil

The Embraer E175-E2 has made its inaugural flight, taking off from a facility in São José dos Campos. The E175-E2 is the third member of the E-Jets E2 family, with the maiden flight kicking off a rigorous 24-month test campaign.

Air France-KLM places new Airbus A350-900 order

Air France-KLM places new Airbus A350-900 order

Air France-KLM has placed a firm order for ten additional widebody A350-900s with Airbus. Also today, Airbus has acquired industrial automation company, MTM Robotics, for an undisclosed sum.

easyJet to offer first Tunisia flights since 2015

easyJet to offer first Tunisia flights since 2015

easyJet has announced it will operate 25 new routes next summer, including two new destinations from the UK. New services to Enfidia, Tunisia, and Tirana in Albania are among the collection of new routes which are now on sale.

Thanksgiving drives London Heathrow to record November

Thanksgiving drives London Heathrow to record November

Heathrow has recorded its busiest ever November, with over 6.2 million passengers travelling through the airport. Passengers heading to the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving helped push up traffic figures on the back of new services.

Congo Airways places new E175 order with Embraer

Congo Airways places new E175 order with Embraer

Embraer and Congo Airways have signed a firm order for two E175 aircraft, with purchase rights for a further two. The deal has a total value of US$194.4 million at current list prices, with all purchase rights exercised.

airBaltic unveils host of new destinations for summer 2020

airBaltic unveils host of new destinations for summer 2020

airBaltic has revealed plans to continue its expansion in the region. The Latvia-based airline will launch of four new direct destinations from Tallinn, capital of Estonia, next summer, as well as five new destinations from Vilnius in Lithuania.

Air Europa signs codeshare deal with Gol Linhas Aéreas

Air Europa signs codeshare deal with Gol Linhas Aéreas

The agreement, which will come into force in January, will enable Air Europa passengers flying to its four Brazilian destinations - Sao Paulo, Recife, Fortaleza and Salvador - to connect on with 20 Brazilian cities on the Gol network.