IAG has converted eight A330-200 options into firm orders for Spain’s national carrier Iberia.
Boeing has announced that it will partner with Danish company Sky-Watch to develop a new type of “smart” Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), in a project supported by the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation.
The new Space-Flex v2 cabin which is a collaborative development between Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace will include a second option of the integrated “Space-Flex” PRM (Persons with Reduced Mobility) lavatory and galley module.
Finnair’s flight from Helsinki to New York on 23 September will be operated on an Airbus A330 powered by recycled cooking oil. The airline has timed the sustainable biofuel flight to coincide with the UN Climate Summit taking place in New York on the same day.
Etihad Airways continues its expansion, increasing its global network to 110 destinations, with the most recent addition of Baku, Tbilisi and Dar es Salaam in the second half of 2015. The addition of these three cities brings the total number of new destinations announced by the airline for next year to nine.
Boeing will open its first Cyber Analytics Centre outside the US in Singapore, bringing advanced cybersecurity capabilities and services to its customers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sharjah International Airport, home to Air Arabia, one of the Middle East’s fastest-growing low cost airlines, has renewed its agreement with SITA to provide its AirportConnect Open passenger processing technology for another five years.
Air New Zealand has sold its aircraft interiors company, Altitude Aerospace Interiors, to UK-based aircraft interiors manufacturer AIM Aviation.