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Oman Air to receive 9 Boeing 737 MAX8 planes next year

Oman Air to receive 9 Boeing 737 MAX8 planes next year

Oman Air is expected to receive a total of nine more 737 MAX 8s next year as the Sultanate’s national carrier celebrated the delivery of its fifth of 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order.

Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

Lufthansa and Ryanair-backed carrier Laudamotion settled a dispute over leasing contracts, avoiding a London court hearing that was scheduled for November, both airlines said on Tuesday.

India's Jet Airways to buy 75 more Boeing planes

India's Jet Airways to buy 75 more Boeing planes

The Mumbai-headquartered airline said in a regulatory filing that it had entered another agreement with the US planemaker for the purchase of the aircraft.

Rolls-Royce, airlines grapple with Dreamliner engine issues

Rolls-Royce, airlines grapple with Dreamliner engine issues

Rolls-Royce said that more regular inspections are required and would lead "to higher than previously guided cash costs being incurred during 2018".

Middle East Airlines lifts electronics ban on London flights

Middle East Airlines lifts electronics ban on London flights

Britain implemented curbs on electronic items in the cabin in March on direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia in response to unspecified security threats.

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa spreads wings by snapping up parts of Air Berlin

Lufthansa plans to use the Air Berlin assets to quickly expand its Eurowings budget business. News of the deal pushed Lufthansa shares up more than 3% to their highest level in nearly 17 years.

Greek airline Aegean to add new routes in 2018

Greek airline Aegean to add new routes in 2018

Greece's largest carrier Aegean Airlines will add 11 new routes in 2018 and choose between Airbus and Boeing planes by the end of this year to renew its fleet, executives said on Monday.

Iranian carriers agree to buy Airbus planes

Iranian carriers agree to buy Airbus planes

Iranian carriers Iran Airtour and Zagros Airlines have agreed to buy a combined 73 planes from Airbus, the European aircraft maker said on Thursday at the Paris Air Show.

Amsterdam airport nears 'safety limits': watchdog

Amsterdam airport nears 'safety limits': watchdog

Amsterdam's rapidly-growing Schiphol airport is reaching its limits for the safe movement of planes on its busy airstrips, the Dutch safety watchdog warned on Thursday.

Iran signs contract to buy 80 Boeing planes

Iran signs contract to buy 80 Boeing planes

Iran Air said on Sunday it had finalised a contract to buy 80 planes from US firm Boeing, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Indonesian planes clip wings at airport in latest scare

Indonesian planes clip wings at airport in latest scare

Two Indonesian passenger planes clipped wings as they were about to take off from Jakarta's main airport, an airline said on Tuesday, the latest accident in the country's beleaguered aviation sector.

Planes collide on Indonesian runway, no casualties

Planes collide on Indonesian runway, no casualties

Two passenger planes collided late Monday on an airport runway in the Indonesian capital, an airline spokesman said, causing minor damage but no injuries to passengers.