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Avia Time is an aviation news website. We cover air transport, aircraft maintenance, aviation training, crew and fleet management topics, as well as news from aircraft manufacturers and airlines.......

Avia Time is an aviation news website. We cover air transport, aircraft maintenance, aviation training, crew and fleet management topics, as well as news from aircraft manufacturers and airlines. We focus on the aviation developments in all over the world, especially in emerging markets such as CEE, CIS, Russian and other emerging markets in aviation industry. You can find the newest topics covered as well as aviation photos and interesting videos on aviation business,

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  • 1. 1/8/14 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 56 AEROFLOT INTRODUCES NEW LOW-COST AIRLINE – DOBROLET Aeroflot Group now includes a budget airline named Dobrolet. Originally, it w as the name of the joint-stock company established in 1923, a predecessor of today’s Aeroflot. Read more > LUFTHANSA TECHNIK TO ACQUIRE 15% MINORITY INTEREST IN AEROTURBINE Lufthansa Technik AG and AeroTurbine Inc., a subsidiary of the International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) that markets engines and aircraft parts, have announced their intention to enter into a partnership. Read more > Airbus develops presence in Malaysia with new services Airbus is set to develop its presence in Malaysia w ith the expansion of its joint venture maintenance unit Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) and the establishment of a new Airbus Customer Services Centre. Read more > The UK Prime Minister Formally Opens Bombardier’s New Wing Facility in Belfast The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, today officially opened Bombardier’s new w ing manufacturing and assembly facility in Belfast. American Airlines to recruit and hire approximately 1,500 pilots over next five years Read more > Air Canada Launches Major European Expansion Air Canada is undertaking a major expansion of international services to Europe from aviatime.mailersend.com/email/Avia-Time-56-154449 1/6
  • 2. 1/8/14 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 56 Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. Read more > FL Technics signs a PBH support agreement with Indonesian Cardig Air FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is further extending its cooperation w ith Asia-Pacific carriers by signing a PBH-support agreement w ith Jakarta-based cargo operator Cardig Air. Read more > Flightstore: a cloud-based business for people wishing to conquer the skies Five places to be a pilot: Almaty From a small shop selling a few books to one of the largest and most respected aviation suppliers in Europe – Flightstore is definitely an example of a modern day business Cinderella story. Since its 200 sq. feet store w as transformed into a pow erful w ebsite Flightstore has become a w orld renow ned platform offering over 450 supplier brands to customers w orldw ide. Read more > CAE awarded $50 million contracts in Africa and in China for four full flight simulators Etihad Airw ays passenger revenue exceeds US$1 billion CAE announced that it has sold four full-flight simulators (FFSs) and some flight training devices to customers in Africa and China. Read more > European Bizav market: a search for optimal investment Airbus and Japan Airlines sign their first ever order Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed a purchase agreement for 31 A350 XWBs (18 A350900s and 13 A350-1000s), plus options for a further 25 aircraft. This is JAL’s first ever order for Airbus aircraft. It is also the first order Airbus has received from Japan for the A350 XWB, confirming its continuing success w ith w orld leading airlines across the globe. Read more > Baltic Aviation Academy joins Lithuania - Malaysia Business Council Rolls-Royce donates Trent 1000 to NASA's Infinity Space Center Rolls-Royce announced the company is donating a Trent 1000 test engine to the INFINITY Science Center, located near NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi. The purpose of this donation is to excite visitors to the Center in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) careers by show ing them the marvels of modern aviation engines. Read more > aviatime.mailersend.com/email/Avia-Time-56-154449 Airframe MRO: a niche for the independent providers in the developed countries? 2/6
  • 3. 1/8/14 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 56 Cessna's Citation Latitude Prototype to Fly Next Year DID YOU KNOW? Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, today announced the eagerly anticipated Citation Latitude mid-size business jet is on schedule for its first prototype flight in the first quarter of 2014. Read more > EXPERT OPINION Flight Jackets and Parachutes w hat do they have in common? Growing commercial aviation market in Asia draws attention to air safety Despite the fact that compared to the previous several years the overall grow th of air traffic in Asia-Pacific has slow ed dow n, according to the latest data provided by IATA, this August w as particularly good for regional carriers w ith an increase of 8.6% compared to the same month last year. Read more > Global Passenger Demand Growth Stays Strong International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for August show ing a strengthening of the healthy demand trend of the last few months. Ray-Ban sunglasses: it all began from aviation Read more > Will the new MRO trends give AsiaPacific a break? EXECUTIVES The grow th of the aircraft MRO industry has put considerable pressure on the AsiaPacific, since its providers had to deal w ith the outsourced w ork, meet the local demand and address the issue of personnel deficiency. Read more > Southw est Airlines' Organizational Leadership Changes Boeing Details Supply-Demand Balance for Commercial Airplanes Boeing said that ongoing assessment of relevant commercial aviation industry data show that supply and demand for new commercial jetliners remains in balance. Read more > EASA welcomes new flight time limitations rules EASA w elcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the European Commission aviatime.mailersend.com/email/Avia-Time-56-154449 3/6
  • 4. 1/8/14 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 56 proposal to harmonise flight and duty time limitations (FTL) for cabin crew and pilots across the European Union. Read more > While the Aviation Emissions Debate Goes on, Airports Are Already Delivering As the negotiations at ICAO continue for a deal to put in place a global system to reduce airline emissions, the airport industry today released an update on its ow n voluntary climate change initiative, Airport Carbon Accreditation. New Vice President and General Manager of CAE Canada, Military, appointed Read more > The recovery of the global aviation industry remains steady despite slower pace Despite the fact that earlier this year IATA has forecasted the airlines to gain $12.7 billion in profit, it has revised its estimates by almost 8% dow n to $11.7 billion. Read more > Gulf Air Appoints New Country Manager for the Philippines Montie Brew er appointed to the SWISS Board of Directors MONTHLY STATISTICS Operating profit of Aeroflot Group for the first 6 months of 2013 according to IFRS increased by 70% Ryanair: Traffic at Irish Airports to Grow by 1mil Passengers World freighter fleet to reach 3,000 in 20 years Lufthansa Group increases passenger numbers Embraer Delivers 19 Commercial and 25 Executive Jets in 3Q13 Ukraine International Airlines carried its 20 millionth passenger OTHER NEWS Etihad Airw ays passenger revenue exceeds US$1 billion Ryanair September Traffic Grow s 3% to 8,1M Passengers Air Cargo Continues Low Gear Acceleration Norw egian reports strong passenger grow th throughout Europe Passenger traffic at European airports up 3.9% during August Read more > COMMERCIAL AVIATION TAM Airlines to Join onew orld on 31 March 2014 Embraer Selects Rockw ell Collins Systems for the Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 Program LED HelioJet cabin lighting certified for the Airbus A320 family AirBridgeCargo Airlines takes delivery of fourth Boeing 747-8F aviatime.mailersend.com/email/Avia-Time-56-154449 4/6
  • 5. 1/8/14 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 56 Garuda, ATR and NAC Sign Agreement to Introduce 35 ATR 72-600s in Indonesia Ryanair Will Appeal Aix-en-Provence Court Ruling and Fine Wizz Air Ukraine's Second Base Starts Operating Bombardier Signs Luxair for Additional Q400 NextGen Airliners Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Australia Air France celebrates its 80th anniversary Boeing Delivers EL AL Israel Airlines' First 737-900ER Airberlin develops new softw are for aerodynamic optimisation Flexjet Doubles Learjet 85 Aircraft Order Boeing Delivers First 737-800 to Russia's UTair Saudi Arabia Interested in Manufacturing of Antonov Airplanes Finnair to be Included in Japan Airlines and British Airw ays‘ Joint Business Jet Aviation Singapore signs alliance w ith Air Transport Training College Mitsubishi Aircraft Establishes Quality Assurance Department in Munich Russian MS-21 w ill be renamed to Yak-242 Ryanair Announces Customer Service Improvements Over Next 6 Months JetBlue Deal Marks 10,000th Airbus A320 Family Order Interjet SSJ100 confirm successful operations Gulfstream G650 Sets Aroundthe-World Speed Record Read more > MRO Tigerair announces new maintenance partnership w ith BAE Systems Aircraft afterlife – how to avoid missing the point of no return? ST Aerospace Injects New Capital into Total Engines Asset Management Rolls-Royce aw arded up to $496 million contract for T56 engine support Lufthansa Technik Malta expands overhaul capacity UTair Group Subsidiary Begins Boeing Aircraft MRO in Ufa Bombardier Evolves Maintenance Intervals for a Wide Range of Business Aircraft Operators ST Aerospace Secures $600M Worth New Orders in Q3 2013 StandardAero Signs Exclusive APU Maintenance Agreement w ith Air Nostrum Líneas Aéreas del Mediterráneo, S.A. Can Malaysia secure the grow ing demand for business aviation MRO specialists? StandardAero to Provide Hot Section Inspections on PW615 Engines TIMCO Aviation Services Agrees to be Acquired by HAECO New Commercial Aircraft Maintenance Agreement Expands BAE Systems' Presence in Asia Read more > AIRPORTS Heathrow reacts to CAA’s final regulatory proposals Sw issport International acquires minority stake in SAS' ground handling services easyJet statement on CAA announcement on the economic regulation of Gatw ick Airport from April 2014 Ex-Bomber Commander returns to Heathrow Record Passenger Movement and HKIA CAA Calls on Use of Landing Charges Hong Kong Passenger Traffic and Flight Movements Continue to Grow ACES - Athens 1st Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium Complimentary Ground Handling Training Offered by Gulfstream and Flightsafety aviatime.mailersend.com/email/Avia-Time-56-154449 5/6
  • 6. 1/8/14 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 56 Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Air Canada Agree to build global hub Domodedovo is ready to operate in w inter conditions Heathrow Limited Results for the Nine Months 2013 Sydney Airport w elcomes China Southern Airlines’ A380 service New Zealands first commercial Dreamliner flight touches dow n at Auckland Airport Read more > MILITARY Pentagon found 363 production flaw s in F-35 Rolls-Royce to develop new services facility for Global Haw k engines at Tinker Air Force Base CAE aw arded approximately $140 million in military contracts Lockheed Martin and Pilatus Aircraft Team to Compete for Australian Pilot Training Program New tablet computers give Haw k Advanced Jet Trainer pilots vital information at their fingertips 3,000 Lockheed Martin Employees Impacted By US Government Shutdow n Airbus Military launches Logistic Hub in Spain First F-35 For Australia Takes Shape In Fort Worth New military aircraft test laboratory unveiled at Loughborough University Astrium Aw arded New Contracts for Ariane Launchers Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Orders Tw o Lockheed Martin‘s C-130J Super Hercules US Army aw ards Raytheon $71.7 million for fleet modernization Russian Helicopters delivers Mi-171E to Kazakhstan Airbus Military signs additional contract w ith Kazakhstan for tw o more C295 aircraft Read more > aviatime.mailersend.com/email/Avia-Time-56-154449 6/6