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Neculai Banea, ex-state secretary with Economy Ministry, appointed IAR SA general director

Airlines January 20, 2017 12:30 0 comments

Neculai Banea was appointed yesterday general director at IAR SA, the aeronautical enterprise of Romania, after he left his position in the Economy Ministry as state secretary, the institution subordinated to the company, according to…more »

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Wizz Air expands Bucharest fleet with ninth aircraft worth EUR 98 mln

Airlines December 15, 2016 12:55 0 comments

Wizz Air, the low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, expanded on Tuesday its Bucharest fleet to nine aircraft. The new and 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft joined the Bucharest base and will support the Bucharest…more »

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Wizz Air to move all the flights from Targu Mures to Cluj airport for two weeks

Airlines November 18, 2016 14:30 0 comments

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air will move all the flights from International Airport Transilvania Targu Mures to International Airport Avram Iancu from Cluj for two weeks because because of the repair works planned at the runway…more »


Romaero to start collective redundancy program targeting 150 people

Airlines October 17, 2016 13:03 0 comments

The company specialized in the production and maintenance of airplanes, Romaero, will fire 150 employees in a bit to reduce the costs and recover financially, according to some documents published on the company’s site. Currently,…more »

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Romania and Slovakia, EU leaders in the passenger plane transport growth

Airlines October 11, 2016 11:11 0 comments

Over 900 million passengers traveled by plane in the EU in 2015, which is 4.7 percent more than in 2014, and Romania and Slovakia are leaders among the EU members in passenger plane transport growth,…more »

OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM -- An F-16 Fighting Falcon flies a mission in the skies near Iraq on March 22.  The F-16s are from the 35th Fighter Wing "Wild Weasels", Misawa Air Base, Japan.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cherie A. Thurlby)

PM Ciolos: The acquisition of the first set of F16 airplanes is a major investment in our defence capability growth

Airlines October 07, 2016 15:34 0 comments

The prime minister Dacian Ciolos said today that the acquisition of the first set of F16 airplanes is a major investment in the Romanian defence capability growth. „I am glad for this strategic decision taken…more »


Romanian commercial airline market continues to strengthen each year, says Qatar Airways

Airlines October 04, 2016 10:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

After Qatar Airways launched the second daily flight from Bucharest to Doha in August, Natali Brodnik, the commercial manager of Qatar Airways Romania, told BR more about the operator's plans and the challenges it encountered…more »


Airbus Helicopters opens EUR 52 mln plant in Brasov area for H215 model

Airlines September 14, 2016 10:54 0 comments

Airbus Helicopters, part of the Airbus Group, the commercial aircraft producer, opened on September 13 its first production unit for the H215 helicopter in Ghimbav, near Brasov. The 10,000 square meters facility was constructed following…more »

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Wizz Air launches international flights from Satu Mare airport

Airlines September 05, 2016 15:13 0 comments

Low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced the inclusion of Satu Mare among its international destinations, reaching 10 airports in its local network. The company will launch flights from Satu Mare to London Luton starting October…more »

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Wizz Air opens new air base in Sibiu, following EUR 98 mln investment

Airlines August 22, 2016 15:00 0 comments

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost air carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, has opened its seventh Romanian air base, in Sibiu. The company also introduced four new destinations, Nuremberg, Milano Bergamo, Madrid and Munich Memmingen.…more »