MRO: South Korean budget carrier, Eastar Jet, has extended its component maintenance agreement with Lufthansa Technik to include the airline’s incoming Boeing 737 MAX fleet. Read More »
Routes: Air Canada will reduce Vancouver-Taipei B787-9 service from daily to six-weekly starting April 30. Air China will replace the B737-800 with the A330-200 on the daily Beijing-Sapporo route from July 1. China Eastern Airlines will replace the A330 with the A350 on its daily Pudong-Frankfurt route from February 1. Hainan Airlines will start twice-weekly Xian-Los Angeles B787-8 flights on December 31. IndiGo will launch a six-weekly Bengaluru-Phuket A320 route on December 20. Jet Airways will discontinue daily service on Kochi-Sharjah and Thiruvananthapuram-Dammam from February 9. Juneyao Airlines will replace an A320/A321 with a B787-9 on its five-weekly Pudong-Taipei route beginning February 1. LOT Polish Airlines will increase Warsaw-Narita B787 service from five-weekly to daily commencing March 31. Qatar Airways will add a daily Doha-Valletta A320 flight on June 4. Thai Lion Air will launch a daily Don Mueang-Colombo B737-800 route on January 18.