Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the world’s first Airbus A350-900ULR an ultra-long-range aircraft. It is the first of seven Airbus A350-900ULRs on firm order and will enter service on October 11 - operating the world’s longest commercial flight between Singapore and Newark Liberty International Airport.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) has operated 448 extra flights, including charter flights since the beginning of this summer, in addition to the airline’s scheduled flights.
Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an order for 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.
The order follows an earlier memorandum of understanding announced at the 2017 Dubai Airshow.
The firm order was signed during the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK by Rakan Al-Tuwaijri, CEO, Golden Falcon Aviation, and Eric Schulz, chief commercial officer, Airbus.
Wataniya Airways resumed operations in July 2017 and currently operates a fleet of four A320 family aircraft serving destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia from its home base in Kuwait.
The A320neo family aircraft is anticipated to support the airline’s vision to become the fastest growing and leading airline in the country.
Qatar Airways was the centre of attention on the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 in the UK, displaying six of its most advanced aircraft, including the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing B777-300ER, both of which feature the airline’s award-winning business class seat, Qsuite.
Low-cost carrier Air Arabia has taken delivery of two new Airbus A320 aircraft, bringing its total operating fleet to 53 planes.
According to the Airbus Global Market Forecast the fleet size of operators in the Middle East is forecast to grow more than double from 1,250 to 3,320 aircraft over the next two decades.
Saudia Airlines has announced the expansion of its fleet with the addition of a new Boeing 787-9, the first of 15 jets awaiting delivery, bringing the current number of Boeing aircraft to seven.
Oman Air welcomed a new addition to its aircraft portfolio on February 23, by receiving the wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
IN LINE WITH ITS VISION TO OFFER A SUPERIOR PASSENGER EXPERIENCE AND IMPROVE ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE THROUGH A MODERN AND STATE OF THE ART WIDE-BODY AIRCRAFT FLEET, EMIRATES HAS RETIRED THE LAST AIRBUS A330 AND A340 AIRCRAFT FROM ITS ACTIVE SERVICES.