• Purchase includes firm order and options for 737-8-200 and 737-10 airplanes
• IAG selects the high-capacity and largest 737 citing airplane's additional seats and environmental performance
• Fuel efficient family of airplanes will further the IAG´s sustainability goals
British Airways owner IAG SA agreed to buy 50 737 Max jets from Boeing Co., giving a lift to the beleaguered US planemaker and concluding a widely watched commitment for 200 aircraft originally agreed three years ago.
Spirit Airlines Inc. rebuffed a hostile $3.3 billion takeover offer from JetBlue Airways Corp., setting the stage for a potentially contentious vote by shareholders on whether to back a JetBlue bid or stand by a pending combination with rival deep discounter Frontier Group Holdings Inc.
Jettainer continues to grow its network in the Americas: the global leader in unit load device (ULD) management and Avianca Cargo have entered into a five-year agreement governing pallet management and maintenance services for the cargo airline. Under the terms of the contract, the Colombian airline, which has its headquarters in Bogota, will receive different pallet types from Jettainer to cater to the needs of its growing fleet.
Bloomberg | May 18, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports | International Trade
The Biden administration on Monday said it would warm US ties with Cuba, announcing an expansion of flights to the island, the restoration of an immigration program and more support for Cuban businesses, in a reversal of Donald Trump’s approach to Havana.