Air Greenland signs new contract with SAS Technical Services

SAS Technical Services has signed a new 5-year contract with Air Greenland, which covers Engineering, Line Maintenance, Planning and administration of materials relating to the airline’s Airbus A330-200, which traffics the route between Copenhagen and Greenland. The new contract furthermore also contains provisions for c-checks and APU-lease. Air Greenland is based at Nuuk Airport on the western shores of Greenland and operates a mixed fleet of a total of 28 propeller planes, helicopters and jets

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American Airlines cancels flights for wiring inspections

American Airlines released that during an audit of American Airlines, a joint team of AA and FAA inspectors raised questions regarding an already accomplished directive concerning how a certain bundle of wires is secured to the MD-80 aircraft. American is re-inspecting the MD-80s to make sure the wiring is installed and secured exactly according to the directive. Because the process can take several hours per aircraft, American had to cancel approximately 200 flights on March 26. Many inspections have already been completed and the aircraft are currently in service. American is in the process of completing the inspections on the Read more

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Air China Limited reports 2007 annual results

Air China Limited, China’s national flag carrier, released its financial results for the twelve months ended December 31, 2007. In fiscal year 2007, according to International Financial Reporting Standards (”IFRS”), the Company’s operating revenue increased by 14.2% to RMB51.33 billion from RMB44.94 billion in 2006. This increase was primarily attributed to the continued solid growth of passenger and cargo services. Passenger and cargo revenue saw a 14.7% increase to RMB47.7 billion, from RMB41.6 billion in 2006. The growth in revenue was a combined result of improvements in capacity and load factor. Net profit attributable to shareholders grew 57.3% to RMB4.23 Read more

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Qantas selects Boeing's Airplane Health Management

Qantas Airways’ fleet of 747-400 airplanes will be monitored by Boeing’s Airplane Health Management (AHM), a software system that helps airlines improve the management of unscheduled maintenance events. In addition, Qantas will use Airplane Health Management for future 787 Dreamliner deliveries. Qantas has 65 Boeing 787s on order. Qantas’ 30 747-400s will use Airplane Health Management to gather and evaluate critical in-flight data on the real-time flying condition of its airplanes, information that can be used across the enterprise to identify and address overall efficiency.

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