Articles by Nikole Petkova


Air Nostrum signs deal with Binter for Bombardier CRJ1000

Spanish regional airline Binter Canarias will expand its network with a Bombardier CRJ1000 aircraft under a leasing agreement with Valencia, Spain-based regional Air Nostrum. “We are thrilled to strengthen our fleet with a Bombardier CRJ1000…


Embraer flies the E195-E2 earlier

The Embraer E195–E2 flew for the first time on Wednesday, marking the start of a nearly two-year-long flight-test regime expected to culminate in Brazilian airworthiness certification in early 2019. The latest milestone for Embraer’s E2…


Latin America fleet to double

Latin America’s commercial aircraft fleet will double in size over the next 20 years, and 2,570 new aircraft will be needed to satisfy traffic growth, according to Airbus. The Airbus Global Market Forecast predicts 2,030…


Bombardier signs with CityJet for additional 4 CRJ900s

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Dublin-based regional carrier, CityJet has exercised the four options that were part of a purchase agreement announced on February 1, 2017. That agreement included a firm order for six CRJ900…


128 new air routes under UDAN

Flights offering seats for as little as Rs2,500 will connect big cities and small town India starting next month after the aviation ministry on Thursday authorised five airlines to operate on so-called regional routes. Five…



Dubai airport pax up by 8.8%

Dubai Airports has announced an 8.8 percent increase in traffic at Dubai International in February to nearly 6.95 million passengers. The increase brings the year to date traffic to the airport up 9.3 per cent…


Wizz Air opens new base in Chisinau, Moldova

Wizz Air has opened the 26th base in Chisinau, Moldova. The airline has based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at Chisinau Airport and will operate seven low-fare routes, including the two new services…