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19Oct, 2017

APATS 2017: Bringing the Key Players Together

Brian Scott-Thomas provides an in-depth summary of APATS 2017, which saw 572 attendees across 47 airlines and 40 different countries. The Asia-Pacific aviation market is experiencing a major boom, and the global trend is also on an upward trajectory. Henceforth, collaboration between all the stakeholders in the industry is of paramount importance to ensure the safe expansion of the system, [...]

19Oct, 2017

Beijing has unveiled a $12 billion airport that’s the biggest in the world

Reuters/Jason Lee Beijing is getting ready to unveil a brand new airport that's set to become the world's largest. The Beijing Daxing Airport is being built 42 miles south of the Chinese capital. It's a looming steel infrastructure meant to relieve pressure on Beijing's existing airport, which opened a new terminal in 2008 ahead of the Olympic games, according to Reuters. Scroll [...]

19Oct, 2017

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline’s 125th Delivery

National carrier takes delivery of 27th 787 Dreamliner EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline's 125thairplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. "Boeing airplanes are, and always have been, the foundation of Air India's fleet, providing us with the very best in economics, fuel efficiency, [...]

19Oct, 2017

Middle East carriers’ fleet size to more than double by 2036

Middle East passenger traffic to grow 5.9% annually until 2036 Middle East’s fleet demand valued at US$600 billion The fleet size of operators in the Middle East is forecast to more than double from 1,250 to 3,320 aircraft over the next two decades, according to the Airbus Global Market Forecast. The Middle East will need some 2,590 new aircraft by [...]

2Oct, 2017

Rush To China

Chinese Airlines are Hiring More and More Korean Pilots According to The Minjoo Party lawmaker Hwang Hee and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, a total of 90 South Korean pilots moved to other companies this year and China was the destination for 84 out of the 90 pilots. The ratio was 90% last year and 91% in 2015. [...]

25Sep, 2017

Boeing expects strong demand from Southeast Asia to continue

Boeing forecasts Southeast Asia's demand for passenger aircraft to reach 4,210 units over the next 20 years, with a value of $650 billion. This is 460 aircraft more than its previous forecast for the region, which was released in February 2016. In value terms, the new forecast for the next twenty years is $100 billion greater than Boeing's $550 billion [...]