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August 27, 2013 – Bangalore Aviation

Daily Archives: August 27, 2013

ANA to invest in a Myanamar based airline

Earlier today, Japanese full service carrier All Nippon Airways announced a $25 million investment in Myanmar-based Asian Wings Airways (AWA). Find out more details below. 27th August 2013 Tokyo August 27, 2013 – The ANA Group, Japan’s largest airline group, today announces that itwill acquire a 49 per cent stake in the Myanmar-based airline Asian Wings Airways (AWA). ANAGroup will …

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Sberbank and UAC build up operating leasing of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft at MAKS air show

Skerbank and UAC have signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to collaborate on the leasing of the Sukhoi Superjet 100. Find more details below. 27th August 2013 UAC, represented by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and JSC Sberbank Leasing, are planning to perform joint promotion of Russian aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 in Russian and international markets. The respective Memorandum of Intent …

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Sukhoi confirms order for 20 Superjets from Ilyushin Finance Co

Earlier today at the MAKS air show in Moscow, Sukhoi announced that lessor Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC) has ordered 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. Find more details below. 27th August 2013 On August 27 2013 in the framework of the International Aviation and Space Salon МAKS Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC) signed two firm contracts for …

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Dutch Antilles Express suspends operations

by Vinay Bhaskara A Dutch Antilles Express ATR 42-300 on the ground at its largest hub – Hato International Airport in Curacao According to several news reports (see here and here), Caribbean low cost carrier Dutch Antilles Express, the second largest airline in the Dutch country of Curacao has suspended operations. Formed in 2005 via the merger of Bonaire Express and …

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Airbus and VSMPO-AVISMA to reinforce partnership

Airbus and VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of an end-to-end strategic collaboration. Find more details below. 27th August 2013 Airbus and VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of an end-to-end strategic collaboration, which covers development, processing and recycling of titanium material utilised for all Airbus aircraft programmes. The …

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Vijay Gopalan named as Chief Financial Officer for AirAsia India

by BA Staff AirAsia A320 9M-AHS at Penang airport. AirAsia has appointed Vijay Gopalan as the Chief Financial Officer for AirAsia India. Vijay is a Chartered Accountant with over a decade’s experience from Chennai as well as a holder of Advanced Diploma in Marketing and Sales from the National Institute of Sales. Prior to AirAsia, Vijay was attached to the …

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Qatar Airways offers discounts for HSBC credit card holders

by BA Staff Qatar Airways cabin crew. Photo copyright Devesh Agarwal Qatar Airways is offering discounts to HSBC Bank India debit and credit card holders. The airline is offering 10% savings in Economy Class and 15% in Business Class valid for sale ­­­until September 15, 2013 with all travel to be completed on, or before, March 31 2014. Card-holders should …

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GE Aviation testing new composite fan blades for the GE9X engine

by BA Staff Image courtesy GE GE Aviation has begun testing on its new composite fan blades for the GE9X, the next-generation GE90 engine that will power Boeing’s 777X aircraft. This validation test is the first of several testing programs GE has planned this year for the GE9X fan module. The first round of fan blade tests occurred in June …

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