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END OF AN ERA: Cathay bids farewell to 747 passenger fleet

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UPS order gives Boeing a lift

Global parcel company United Parcel Service gave a boost to Boeing’s fortunes with an order for 14 747-8 cargo jets worth US$5.3 billion at list prices.

Lufthansa Systems expands partner network for BoardConnect

Airlines now have even more flexibility in providing inflight entertainment

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Bombardier job cuts

Canadian plane maker Bombardier said it would cut 7,500 additional jobs this year on top of the 7,000 it announced in February as it tries to turn around its business.

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Singapore breaks ground on Seletar terminal

Singapore officials broke ground on a new US$35 million, two-storey passenger terminal at the country’s Seletar Airport that is designed to handle up to 700,000 passengers a year

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Passenger growth to double by 2035 – IATA

The number of people flying by air will double by 2035, according to the latest estimates from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which said it expects to see 7.2 billion passengers to travel by air in 2035

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SITA today announced that the operations and management of SITA Airport Solutions Services for Changi Airport Group (CAG) have successfully met the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification requirements.

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Boeing, China Southern Airlines finalize Order for 12 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and China Southern Airlines said they have finalised an order of 12 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at US$3.2 billion at current list prices.

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IATA says airline profit cycle may be peaking

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in its most recent airlines financial monitor that data on global airlines show industry profitability and cash flow remained “solid”

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ATR getting new CEO

Turboprop maker ATR’s CEO, Patrick de Castelbajac, confirmed at an industry gathering that he is stepping down and that Airbus Group executive Christian Scherer will be taking his place

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China company buys Albanian airport

China Everbright Group said it has acquired all the shares of Albania's airport operator for an undisclosed sum

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