Deals this week: Etihad Airways, China Southern Airlines, Frequentis


China Southern Airlines and UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways have signed a code-share agreement.

Pursuant to the deal, China Southern Airlines will share its CZ code on Etihad Airways-operated flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Abu Dhabi.

The partnership will allow China Southern Airlines to increase its services globally.

China Southern Airlines Company is planning for a private placement of shares of its common stock to raise funds up to CNY12.7bn ($1.86bn).

The proceeds from the offering will be used by the company to purchase aircraft and support working capital requirements.

"US-based company Analogic and American Airlines have partnered to expand computed tomography (CT) solutions at airport checkpoints worldwide."

Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services (SMATSA) has selected Frequentis Group to provide its air traffic management (ATM)-grade internet protocol (IP) network solution to meet current and future air traffic needs.

The solution, named vitalsphere, will be installed at 32 locations, including air traffic control (ATC) towers in Serbia and Montenegro, ATC centres in Belgrade, and radar sites.

Asiana Airlines has selected Honeywell’s auxiliary power units for its fleet, including the Airbus A320ceo, A321ceo and A321neo aircraft.

The contractor will supply 131-9A series auxiliary power units for 74 aircraft operated by Asiana Airlines, including 49 retrofitted A320ceo and A321ceo fleet and 25 new A321neo aircraft.

The deal is anticipated to improve the availability of Asiana Airlines’ fleet.

US-based company Analogic and American Airlines have partnered to expand computed tomography (CT) solutions at airport checkpoints worldwide.

Analogic will supply multiple units of ConneCT aviation checkpoint security screening systems to American Airlines to enhance passenger throughput and threat detection capabilities.