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Garuda's Citilink denies Malaysian affiliate plans

Hong Kong, April 18 -- Citilink headquarters said it has nothing to do with its Malaysian GSA considering an AOC for 'Citilink Malaysia'. The stage in Kuala Lumpur was set with an image of a Citilin... Read More


Air Premia to receive first 787 in July 2020

Hong Kong, April 12 -- Three 787-9s to be delivered in mid-2020 with services commencing in September 2020. Korean medium/long-haul start-up Air Premia is moving forward with September 2020 launch p... Read More


Jakarta and Nagoya prepare for low-cost terminals

Hong Kong, April 4 -- Jakarta opens its LCCT on 1 May while Nagoya prepares for 20 September launch. Two low-cost carrier terminals (LCCTs) will open in 2019, one purpose-built and one converted. Fi... Read More


Boeing battling intense global scrutiny

Hong Kong, April 1 -- There were no survivors from the 737 MAX Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes, but unlike the majority of such accidents, these two tragedies have far wider ramifications for ... Read More


BOC Aviation promotes in-house for U.S. roles

Hong Kong, March 31 -- Singapore headquartered BOC Aviation has announced its former head of sales, Graham Lees, is now a director of the board of BOC Aviation (USA) Corporation, based in New York. H... Read More


IndiGo leases five ATRs from TrueNoord

Hong Kong, March 31 -- TrueNoord last month announced it had commenced the delivery cycle of the five new ATR 72 600s it had leased to InterGlobe Aviation. The conglomerate owns Indian LCC, IndiGo. T... Read More


More than 1,000 aircraft fitted with FlightPath3D IFE maps

Hong Kong, March 31 -- FlightPath 3D passed a major milestone last month with the fitting of its 3D Moving Map on more than 1,000 aircraft. The system delivers its map on any IFE platform or device to... Read More


Inmarsat extends contract with Garuda Indonesia

Hong Kong, March 31 -- More than 175 aircraft in the Garuda Group are to be equipped with the Inmarsat GX inflight broadband solution, including A320s, A330s, B737s and B777s. The agreement is an exte... Read More


SilkAir chooses Thompson seating for business bed upgrade

Hong Kong, March 31 -- Singapore Airlines (SIA) subsidiary, SilkAir, has chosen Thompson Aero Seating to supply business class flatbed seating on its B737-Max 8 fleet. Upgrading of the cabins of the ... Read More


Seamless Air Alliance attracts leading industry participation

Hong Kong, March 31 -- In the 12 months since it was set up at the 2018 Mobile World Congress, the Seamless Air Alliance has grown to 23 members from the inflight communications industry, aerospace ma... Read More