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Boeing partners with Aerion to build the AS2, the first supersonic business jet on the market

Boeing to provide financial, engineering and industrial resources Boeing today announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part...

Airbus creates the first electric aeroplane race with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric aeroplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus...

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins available on board Airbus A330

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins exclusively available on board its Airbus A330s. The company offers a new travel experience in its...

Cessna 414A crashes into a single family house in the suburb of Yorba Linda, California

On 3 February, a small Cessna 414A (N414RS) crashed into a single family house in the suburb of Yorba Linda, California. The aircraft took...

Wreckage of Piper Malibu carrying Emiliano Sala and piloted by David Ibbotson has been located

On 3 February, the wreckage of the Piper Malibu (N264DB) carrying Emiliano Sala and piloted by David Ibbotson was located by the FPV MORVEN. Both Sala...

Embraer and SkyWest sign contract for nine E175 Jets

Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. The order has a...

Qatar Airways converts 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on order to the longer range Airbus A321LR

Qatar Airways has announced that it will convert 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on order to the Airbus A321LR (long range) variant of...

Airbus detected a hacking incident on its “Commercial Aircraft” IT systems, which resulted in unauthorised access to data

Airbus SE detected a cyber incident on Airbus “Commercial Aircraft business” information systems, which resulted in unauthorised access to data. There is no impact on...

Republic of Korea Air Force receives first Airbus A330 MRTT

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft. The new-generation A330 MRTT...

Boeing receives $2.4 billion contract from U.S. Navy for 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes 10 aircraft to...

EASA certifies A330neo for “beyond 180 minutes” ETOPS

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the A330-900 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin-engine aircraft Operations) ‘beyond 180 minutes’ diversion time. This significant achievement...

Crash of Russian Air Force Tupolev TU-22M3 supersonic bomber caught on video

On 22 January 2019, a Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-22M supersonic bomber crashed during landing at its home base in Olenegorsk, Russia. The supersonic bomber...

A legend celebrates its birthday: Boeing’s Jumbo Jet turns 50

On February 9th, 1969, the first Boeing 747-100 took off on its first official flight over Seattle On April 26th, 1970, Lufthansa’s first...

Private jet operator ASL has chosen the Sonaca 200 to support the development of its training centre

As a specialised stakeholder in the management and operation of private jets, ASL operates personal and charter flights in Europe. In conjunction with JetNetherlands,...

Delta’s first Airbus A330-900neo rolls out of the paint shop

Delta's first A330-900neo left the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, this weekend, sporting its signature Delta livery. Though at first glance, the aircraft...

Cebu Pacific takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Cebu Pacific, the largest low-cost carrier in the Philippines has taken delivery of its first A321neo. The new addition complements the Manila-based airline’s Airbus fleet,...

Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

Boeing NeXt program tests prototype to advance safety and technology of urban air mobility Electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle has a design range of...

Ivory Coast joins the family of Airbus C295 operators

The Ministry of Defence of Ivory Coast has signed a firm order for one C295 medium transport aircraft. The aircraft, in transport configuration, will enhance...

SMBC Aviation Capital orders 65 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Leading aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has boosted its total order book for the A320neo Family to 181 aircraft after signing a firm order...

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for WestJet

Airline to fly 787-9 on new non-stop international routes Aeroplane named after carrier's chairman, founder; features new business cabin Boeing yesterday delivered the first of ten...