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World needs 43,000 more planes in 20 years: Boeing

July 17, 2018

World needs 43,000 more planes in 20 years: Boeing

The world needs to produce 43,000 new aircraft over the next two decades to meet booming demand, Boeing’s CEO forecast here on Sunday. Dennis Muilenberg, chief executive of the US aerospace giant, revealed the outlook upgrade to reporters in London before the sector’s Farnborough Air Show that yesterday.

“We continue"... Continue Reading

Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

July 17, 2018

Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

The order follows an earlier MoU announced at last year’s Dubai Airshow. The list price of A320neo is $110.6"... Continue Reading

Kuwait Airways halts flights to Najaf

July 16, 2018

Kuwait Airways halts flights to Najaf

Kuwait Airways announced halting its flights to Iraq’s Najaf until further notice, due to the current security conditions in the city. In a statement released on Saturday, Kuwait Airways said that it will either divert already existing booking for Najaf to other aviation companies or return the tickets back to clients without fees.

Iraqi"... Continue Reading

KAC ready to operate Terminal 4: Al-Jassim

July 16, 2018

KAC ready to operate Terminal 4: Al-Jassim

Board Chairman of Kuwait Airways Corporation Yousef Abdulhameed Al-Jassim says the company is ready to operate the new airport building — Terminal 4 (T4), reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Jassim said this in response to a question, which was raised during an open discussion organized by Al-Qabas daily, concerning whether the company was ready to receive passengers in the new terminal T4.

He"... Continue Reading

Kuwait awards $61m airport terminal expansion contract

July 15, 2018

Kuwait awards $61m airport terminal expansion contract

Kuwait has awarded a KD18.6 million ($61 million) contract for the development of its new passenger terminal (T2) at Kuwait International Airport, reported Kuna.

Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hussam Al Roumi signed"... Continue Reading

Minister signs ‘T2’ contracts – ‘Kuwait airport’

July 14, 2018

Minister signs ‘T2’ contracts – ‘Kuwait airport’

Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hussam Al-Roumi signed a KD-18.585-million (about $ 59.4 million) contract related to the new passenger terminal (T2) at Kuwait International Airport.

Al-Roumi said in a statement to KUNA that the first contract includes the design and expansion of the runway"... Continue Reading

Key US military air hub to open in Kuwait

July 14, 2018

Key US military air hub to open in Kuwait

A major air hub, serving the US military, the Kuwaiti Air Force and coalition partners, will open soon in the Gulf country, Kuwaiti newspaper Al Rai reported on Thursday.

The “cargo city”, which will serve as a strategic military logistics supply point, is constructed near Kuwait International airport, the paper added,"... Continue Reading

Brazil Approves AerSafe for Airbus 321 Aircraft to Comply with Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Rule

July 13, 2018

Brazil Approves AerSafe for Airbus 321 Aircraft to Comply with Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction Rule

(AETOS Wire)-- AerSale® announced today that the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) has approved the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the company’s AerSafe™ system on Airbus 321 aircraft (ST04010NY), that complies with the Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction (FTFR) rule. This is the second ANAC STC approval for AerSafe, following approval on Boeing 737 CL aircraft in 2017. In the coming months, AerSafe will be expanded to cover additional aircraft types, to meet the September 2019 deadline of the ANAC regulation, Regulamento Brasileiro da Avaiação Civil (RBAC) nº 121.1117, that applies specifically to passenger aircraft that fly within or into Brazil. AerSale’s STCs for the Boeing 737 CL and NG series (ST02980NY) and Boeing 767 series (ST03599NY)...... Continue Reading

Aviation employees organize partial sit-in in KIA

July 12, 2018

Aviation employees organize partial sit-in in KIA

Kuwait’s civil aviation employees began on Tuesday a partial sit-in over unmet financial demands, their union said. The Syndicate of Civil Aviation Employees said in a statement that a deadline for authorities to meet its demands had ended and that starting from Tuesday it would embark on a 10-day sit-in that would gradually “escalate” to reach a full strike and a traffic halt at Kuwait"... Continue Reading

Boeing's first-half deliveries up seven per cent

July 12, 2018

Boeing's first-half deliveries up seven per cent

Boeing's first-half aircraft deliveries rose more than 7 per cent, lifted by demand for its bestselling 737 jetliners as airlines seek more fuel-efficient planes, and orders were more than double those of European rival Airbus.

The announcement on Tuesday caps a successful half year for the world’s largest planemaker"... Continue Reading

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