Air New Zealand names Walmart U.S. boss as CEO

Hong Kong, Oct. 18 -- President and CEO of retailing giant Walmart U.S., Greg Foran, was announced as the new head of Air New Zealand (Air NZ) on October 11. Foran began his career packing boxes at a ... Read More

China should stand with the industry in supporting its global emissions strategy

Hong Kong, Oct. 11 -- It was not surprising there was dissension among some delegates of the 193 states attending the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) 40th Assembly in Montreal at th... Read More

Virgin Australia likely to receive Tokyo Haneda slot

Hong Kong, Oct. 4 -- Australian competition watchdog rejects Qantas request for two Haneda slots. Virgin Australia's (VA) request to receive a Tokyo Haneda slot has won backing from competition watch... Read More

IATA expands user-friendly access to New Distribution Capability

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- Last month, the International Air Transport Association, (IATA), unveiled web-based tool, NDC Matchmaker, that introduces more visibility to partners collaborating and utilizing... Read More

Hahn Air inaugurates NDC platform

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- A global leader in airline distribution and German airline and ticketing group, Hahn Air, has unveiled its NDC (New Distribution Capability) platform, a solution powered by the ... Read More

Asiana Airlines and Lufthansa Technik do deal for component support

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- Asiana Airlines has confirmed a new 10-year contract with Lufthansa Technik for Total Component Support (TCS) for the Korean international carrier's A320-A321neo family, which w... Read More

Australia's Heston MRO launches components unit

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- Brisbane-headquartered Heston MRO has opened a components unit as part of its strategy to become a Total Technical Care provider for its customers in Australia and the Pacific. ... Read More

Embraer and Mongolian Hunnu Air agree to E190 pool parts program

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- Brazil's Embraer and E190 customer, Mongolian Hunnu Air, have signed a long-term components pool program agreement for the airline's leased E190 fleet. Hunnu Air accepted its fi... Read More

SR Technics signs exclusive engine agreement with Turkish LCC

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- Turkish LCC, Pegasus, has entered into a long-term CFM56-5B engine maintenance deal with global MRO provider, SR Technics. Pegasus is Turkey's largest LCC and the second bigges... Read More

Willis Lease Finance posts strong quarterly profit

Hong Kong, Sept. 23 -- Willis Lease Finance has reported a pre-tax profit of US$21.8 million for the three months to June 30, on revenues of $95.8 million, an increase of 21.7% over the same months a ... Read More