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Boeing-Embraer strategic partnership is taking shape

Boeing and Embraer continue to work closely together to establish their strategic partnership, positioning both companies to deliver greater value to airline customers and...

The U.S. imposes a 10% tariff on Airbus aircraft produced in Europe

Despite a last-minute plea by Airbus, the United States is introducing a 10 percent tariff on new aircraft heavier than 30 tonnes imported from...

Boeing awarded $2.6 billion for fifth KC-46A tanker production lot

The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing a $2.6 billion contract for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air...

Airbus reiterates call for talks to reduce trade tensions and avoid tariffs on both US and European aircraft  

Airbus SE notes the decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the level of countermeasures it authorises the United States to impose on...

Boeing delivers first 787-10 Dreamliner for Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA)

Boeing delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion....

Airbus inaugurates new A320 structure assembly line in Hamburg

Airbus has inaugurated its highly automated fuselage structure assembly line for A320 Family aircraft in Hamburg, showcasing an evolution in Airbus’ industrial production system. With...

Aircraft manufacturer De Havilland Canada joins the European Regions Airline Association

Within months of returning to global prominence, De Havilland Canada has become a member of ERA (European Regions Airline Association). On 1 June 2019, Longview...

Air France takes delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB named “Toulouse”

Air France has taken delivery of its first A350-900, the world’s most efficient all-new design wide-body aircraft. The first jet out of a total order...

The new Airbus H145 helicopter lands on top of the Andes at 6,962 m

Argentina – Airbus Helicopters has reached new heights: the latest version of the H145 has set its skids down on the Aconcagua, the highest mountain...

Lufthansa Technik develops VIP interior for the Airbus A220

Open Space concept SkyRetreat provides a new level of freedom for the Airbus A220 First unveiling of the entire cabin concept SkyRetreat at the...

JetBlue inaugurates first Airbus A321neo aircraft and honours founder David Neeleman

Fuel-Efficient and Extended Range Aircraft With Industry-Leading Customer Comfort Officially Enters Scheduled Service as JetBlue Flight #1 Between New York-JFK and Fort Lauderdale,...

Air New Zealand finalises order for eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner jets, powered by GEnx-1B engines

Leading long-range carrier builds its future fleet with eight 787-10s and includes options to increase the number of aircraft to up to 20...

Bombardier’s Global 5500 and Global 6500 jets awarded Transport Canada Certification

Certification paves the way for entry-into-service this year as planned The Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft flew through the rigorous flight testing...

FAA: “each government will make its own decision to return the aircraft to service, based on a thorough safety assessment.”

On 23 September, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a team of technical experts met with safety regulators from around the world to discuss...

Cessna Citation Longitude business jet receives FAA Type Certification

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its innovative super-midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, paving...

Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 engine receives Transport Canada certification

The Pearl engine was custom-designed to power the Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets. The Pearl 15, the latest addition to Rolls-Royce’s market-leading...

Brussels Airlines flight SN2901 goes back to Brussels due to technical problems

On 23 September, Brussels Airlines flight SN2901 from Brussels to Vienna, operated by Airbus A319-111 OO-SSL had to turn back in the morning to...

Bombardier celebrates milestone delivery of 100th Challenger business jet to NetJets

NetJets proudly takes delivery of another world-renowned Challenger 350 aircraft, welcoming 100th Challenger business jet 80 Challenger 350 and 20 Challenger 650 aircraft...

New T-7A Red Hawk honours legends of the past and heroes of the future

  The U.S. Air Force has announced its name for Boeing’s new advanced pilot training system: the T-7A Red Hawk. The name is derived from the...

Air Lease Corporation announces delivery of new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft to Air Astana

On September 20, 2019, Air Lease Corporation (“ALC”) announced the delivery of one new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft on long-term lease to Air Astana. This...