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India will need 1,750 new aircraft in the next 20 years

The figures come from a forecast published by Airbus for the Asian country. The European manufacturer Airbus has released the figures based on a forecast on the development of the aeronautical market in India in the next 20 years. The Asian country will need 1,759 new aircraft to meet the growing demand for passengers and cargo, of which about 1,320 would be narrow-bodied aircraft and 430 wide-body aircraft, all valued at 255 billion dollars. A rapid expansion in the country’s economy and urbanization, together with improvements in salaries, quality of…

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Airbus evaluates to relocate or dismiss employees

A reduction in the production of the A380 and A400 models would be the cause. Airbus is currently analyzing the possibility of relocating or dismissing some 3,600 employees due to a decrease in the production of the A380 and A400 models. Next March 7, the European manufacturer will be informing its intention to negotiate its plan of labor adaptation to the unions in a meeting of the European Committee that will be held in the city of Toulouse, France. Airbus at the moment has not provided further details about its…

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15 airlines stopped flying to Venezuela in the last 5 years

Lack of passengers, economic debts and other problems are leaving the South American country increasingly isolated. On February 3 a new airline joined the list of international companies that stopped flying to Venezuela, this is the Ecuadorian Tame, which made its last flight Caracas-Bogotá-Quito. In the last 5 years some 15 airlines abandoned their operations in the country: Avianca, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alitalia, Dynamic Airways, GOL, Tiara Air, Lufthansa, Insel Air, LAN and TAM (these last two merged as Latam Airlines). Most of them…

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IATA will locate its global operations center in Madrid

It will manage operations of 280 airlines around the world, from the Spanish capital. IATA, International Association of Air Transport, released the news of the opening of a global operations center in Madrid, Spain. The association, which already had its European management center in that city, will now move to manage the regions of North America, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and part of Asia, although the headquarters will continue to be in the Swiss city of Geneva . From its center in Madrid, it will be managing the…

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