Continuing a strong week for Airbus, American Airlines has confirmed it will acquire 50 A321XLR aircraft, the new longer-range version of the A321neo. The deal was announced during the Paris Air Show in France.
The public can now experience a preview of Expo 2020 Dubai at an interactive pop-up pavilion travelling around the United Arab Emirates. The exciting location provides a glimpse of what to expect from the region’s first ever World Expo.
Cebu Pacific has ordered 31 next-generation aircraft from Airbus. The investment accelerates the carrier’s plan to introduce more fuel-efficient and eco-friendly aircraft to replace its current fleet.
International Airlines Group has signed a letter of intent with Boeing for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft to join its fleet. The mix of 737-8 and 737-10 aircraft would be delivered between 2023 and 2027 and would be powered by CFM Leap engines.
The firm order for eight aircraft and six additional planes on lease from Air Lease Corporation, was signed at the Paris Air Show by Shai Weiss, Virgin Atlantic chief executive and Guillaume Faury, Airbus chief executive.
A strong commercial aviation industry, stable defence spending and the need to service all platforms throughout their lifecycle are driving a growing aerospace market, according to the Boeing Market Outlook.
Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica, has met with some of the leading partners in the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre to discuss the projects the body will launch following the opening of its new physical facility on Mona campus of the University of the West Indies in October this year.
Routes Africa, which returned to the aviation event calendar last year with a successful event in Ghana, will take place this year in Mombasa in Kenya as part of a long-term commitment by Routes to help develop new routes to, from and within the continent.
EmbraerX has unveiled a new electric flying vehicle concept during the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington, DC. The event convenes a global community of manufacturers, investors, policymakers, and government officials, all working to make the urban aerial ridesharing vision a reality.
Invited to attend the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, French actors and producers Bruno Solo, Pascal Elbé, Michel Boujenah, Pierre Rochefort and actress Nicole Garcia were welcomed to Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa.
The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion’s welcome.
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on the breath-taking Atlantic island to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best. Winners at the red-carpet reception included the enchanting city of St. Petersburg, Russia, voted Europe’s Leading City Destination.