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Boeing's foldable wingtip for new 777s gets approval

May 20, 2018

Boeing's foldable wingtip for new 777s gets approval

Boeing Co on Friday won approval from the US regulator Federal Aviation Administration for the company's new foldable wingtips for its latest 777 jets.

The design, which will be incorporated in the world's largest commercial planemaker's Model 777-8 and 777-9 models, would allow the bigger wings to fit into the standard-sized"... Continue Reading

Jazeera Airways set to open dedicated airport terminal in Kuwait

May 17, 2018

Jazeera Airways set to open dedicated airport terminal in Kuwait

Kuwait International Airport (KWI) inaugurated a dedicated terminal for Kuwaiti hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways May 15, in what is described as the Middle East’s first airport terminal to be owned, built and operated by a private company.

The"... Continue Reading

Mammoet contracted for Kuwait’s $4.3bn airport construction project

May 16, 2018

Mammoet contracted for Kuwait’s $4.3bn airport construction project

Global heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet has been contracted by Turkish construction company Limak Insaat to carry out the transportation and installation works for the new $4.3bn terminal construction project at Kuwait International Airport. Limak Insaat are constructing the terminal on behalf of the Kuwait Ministry of Public Works. The state-of-the-art terminal will significantly increase"... Continue Reading

Wow Air to launch low cost, long haul flights to India; fly to US for as low as Dh730

May 16, 2018

Wow Air to launch low cost, long haul flights to India; fly to US for as low as Dh730

Iceland's transatlantic budget carrier Wow Air plans to launch cut-price flights between Delhi and North America, the airline's CEO said, in an effort to attract cost conscious travellers in India - the world's fastest-growing aviation market.

'If you draw the shortest flight path from India to the East coast of America, it goes right above Iceland,' Skuli Mogensen, founder"... Continue Reading

Airbus finance chief Wilhelm follows CEO Enders to exit gate

May 15, 2018

Airbus finance chief Wilhelm follows CEO Enders to exit gate

Airbus finance chief Harald Wilhelm will leave in 2019, the European plane maker announced on Monday, removing a leading contender to replace chief executive Tom Enders who is also set to depart next year.

'Until then, I remain committed to the performance of the company and I will work with the management to ensure a smooth"... Continue Reading

Boeing, Lufthansa Group complete order for new 777 planes

May 14, 2018

Boeing, Lufthansa Group complete order for new 777 planes

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group have completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices.

The purchase is part of the aviation company's plans to modernise its fleet with newer widebody airplanes.

'The order for the new long-haul aircraft highlights the strategy of Lufthansa Group to predominantly allocate the growth within its multi-hub"... Continue Reading

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to add first A320neo in late 2Q18

May 12, 2018

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to add first A320neo in late 2Q18

Jazeera Airways (J9, Kuwait) chairman Marwan Boodai has confirmed the carrier will lease in three A320neo the first of which is slated for delivery later this quarter.

Boodai told Reuters in an interview that the first of the trio will arrive in June 2018 with the second"... Continue Reading

US nuclear deal exit hits $40bn Boeing, Airbus deals

May 10, 2018

US nuclear deal exit hits $40bn Boeing, Airbus deals

The US withdrawal from a nuclear accord with Iran slams shut what had been a brief opening for historic aircraft sales by Boeing Company and Airbus SE to the Islamic Republic, reported Bloomberg.

President Donald Trump’s announcement that the US would seek to reimpose sanctions left little hope that the planemaking duopolists will be able to consummate $40 billion in aircraft deals struck"... Continue Reading

Jazeera Airways reveals new dedicated terminal at Kuwait International Airport

May 10, 2018

Jazeera Airways reveals new dedicated terminal at Kuwait International Airport

In a press tour held at its soon-to-open terminal, Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, revealed a state-of-the-art terminal and parking structure ready to welcome passengers in a new travel experience that provides them with improved, fast and customer-centric services.

Leading"... Continue Reading

Turkish Airlines holds 7th annual Travel Agencies Awards ceremony in Kuwait

May 9, 2018

Turkish Airlines holds 7th annual Travel Agencies Awards ceremony in Kuwait

The Turkish Airlines Office in Kuwait, recently held the 7th Annual Travel Agencies Awards ceremony honouring the dedication them of their support and contribution to the growing demand for the national carrier of Turkey records an impressive growth of 45% in passenger traffic throughout 2017.

Fourteen travel agencies received"... Continue Reading

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