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Leasing company plans to operate its own A380 airline

Amedeo intends to sell seats in its own A380 to other providers such as airlines, travel agencies as well as non-sector companies such as Airbnb. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

Airbus A350-1000 certified. How good is it?

The Airbus A350-1000 received its airworthiness certificate Tuesday, after a smooth flight test campaign. The first serial aircraft is in final assembly, for delivery to Qatar Airways next month. (leehamnews.com) More...

Airbus A350-1000 Features Automated Rapid-Descent Capability

Airbus has incorporated an automatic emergency descent function into the newly-certified A350-1000, which it intends to introduce into the smaller -900. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

UK passenger tax to rise yet again

APD is already the world’s highest tax of this nature. Currently, rates for economy-class passengers are £13 ($17) for short-haul flights (within 2,000 miles of London) and £75 for long-haul (more than 2,000 miles). Business-class passengers pay £26 and £150 for short- and long-haul journeys respectively. (atwonline.com) More...

Latin America and Caribbean’s in-service fleet to more than double by 2036

Region’s economy predicted to grow above world’s average in the next two decades (www.airbus.com) More...