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Airline Industry News, Trends, Analysis

Day: 16 December 2014

#Terminal Fascination

Copenhagen Airport Right-Sizes for A380 in Bid to Compete With Major International Hubs

Copenhagen Airport will widen a 3.3 kilometer (2 mile) long runway by summer 2015, as part of its bid to expand international service, to accommodate the A380. This project will be part of planned improvements to the airport’s runways and terminals.

#Aviation Matters#The Competitive Edge#The Peanut Wars

New Canadian ULCC, Jetlines, Gets Equipped to Compete with up to 21 737 MAX Aircraft

Jetlines, the new Canadian Ultra-Low Cost airline, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, has announced an order for five 737 MAX 7s which will form the basis for its future fleet. The order, valued at $438 million, includes purchase rights for 16 additional 737 MAXs and conversion rights to the 737-8 MAX aircraft, according announcements from Boeing and the airline.