Category: Aviation

Airport retail leader Stellar partners recognized as 2016 Dulles International Merchant of the Year

Stellar Partners, Inc. (Stellar) announced that it has been recognized as Merchant of the Year at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) by MarketPlace Development, the airport’s concessions program manager, at its recent 2016 Dulles International and Reagan National Airports Annual Concessions Excellence Awards celebration. Stellar operates Stellar News at (IAD), with two locations in Concourse…

Port of Seattle Commission elects new leadership

SEATTLE – The Port of Seattle Commission elected officers for 2017. Commissioner Tom Albro will serve as president, while Commissioner Courtney Gregoire will serve as vice president. Commissioner Stephanie Bowman will serve as secretary, Commissioner Fred Felleman will serve as assistant secretary, and Commissioner John Creighton will be commissioner-at-large. “It’s my privilege to serve as commission…

Flynas orders 120 A320neo aircraft

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-fare carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 120 A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement at list price worth SAR 32 billion (USD 8.6 billion), which includes 80 firm orders with deliveries scheduled during 2018-2026 with another 40 purchase rights was announced by Ayed Al Jeaid, Chairman…

LATAM Airlines Group announces the successful conclusion iof its capital increase

SANTIAGO, CHILE – LATAM Airlines Group S.A., leading airline group in Latin America, and world-class airline Qatar Airways, both members of the oneworld alliance, announced that Qatar Airways, through its wholly owned subsidiary Qatar Airways Investments (UK) Ltd, completed its acquisition of 10% of LATAM reaching a total of 60,837,452 shares. The preemptive rights offering…

Eastern Airways expands Rodez services

Eastern Airways is developing its route network in France by introducing new services in 2017 from Rodez to Italy’s fashion capital, the south coast of England/London and east-central France. Three new routes include summer services from Rodez Aveyron Airport to Milan and Southampton, as well as a year-round domestic service to Lyon. The British airline…

Delta and Aeromexico to launch historic partnership

ATLANTA – Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico accepted the final order issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation granting them antitrust immunity and allowing the airlines to establish a joint cooperation agreement. This historic agreement will establish the largest transborder alliance between Mexico and the United States, expand competition and benefit customers of both airlines.…