Wednesday, June 19, 2024

LATAM makes Q1 profit despite cargo struggling

LATAM Airlines Group has made a profit of $102.2 million in the first quarter of 2016, despite cargo continuing to struggle due to weakness in Brazil. The group, which consists of LAN and TAM, and affiliates, turned the result around from a $39.9 million loss in the same period last year, helped by lower fuel […]

Gulf Air orders 29 A320neos

AirLog Pakistan appointed cargo GSA for Gulf Air Cargo in Pakistan

Gulf Air has made a firm order for 29 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft, of which 17 will be A321neos and 12 will be A320neos. The Bahraini airline operates 28 Airbus aircraft, and it says the A320neo will fit into the fleet, while offer low operating costs and optimum fuel efficiency. The contract was signed at […]

Lufthansa takes delivery of first A320neo

Lufthansa has taken delivery of the first Airbus A320neo, and the first of 116 the German airline has on order. The A320neo has Pratt & Whitney Pure Power Geared Turbofan engines, which the engine builder says burns 15 per cent less fuel than current generation aircraft. Lufthansa chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of the […]

BOC Aviation orders 30 Airbus A320s

Aircraft leasing company, BOC Aviation has ordered an additional 30 Airbus A320s, bringing its total Airbus orders to 306. The order by the Singapore based company, owned by Bank of China, is for 18 A320neos and 12 A320ceos. BOC Aviation has 12 Airbus A330s and 294 A320s on order, including 64neos. BOC Aviation managing director […]