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Acropolis Aviation takes delivery of first Airbus ACJ320neo

Cabin completion of new aircraft next step Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets...

Construction begins on Airbus’ U.S. A220 Manufacturing Facility

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step today in Mobile, Alabama, as the construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility officially...

Why no A380 for Cathay Pacific?

You Asked Cathay Pacific: Aircraft It goes without saying that planes are a key aspect of any airline's business. So, for our aviation-curious passengers,...

Ten years ago: US Airways A320 ditches into the Hudson after multiple bird strikes during take-off

On 15 January 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 took off from New York's LaGuardia airport. Three minutes after take-off, flight 1549 struck a...

Photo Special: Meet & greet with all five Belgian Icons of Brussels Airlines

  On Monday 14 January 2019, Brussels Airlines organised a remarkable aviation event. For the first time ever, the Belgian airline lined up all of...

The Airbus A220 airliner wins approval from Transport Canada for 180 minutes ETOPS capability

The newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft, the A220, has received 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS*) approval from the Canadian civil aviation...

Indonesian Air Force places order for eight additional Airbus H225M helicopters

The Indonesian Air Force has ordered eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and...

Brazilian Government approves strategic partnership between Embraer and Boeing

Embraer and Boeing have welcomed the approval by the Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to accelerate growth in global...

U.S. Air Force accepts first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft

The U.S. Air Force has accepted the first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, setting the stage for the aircraft’s delivery to McConnell Air Force...

Delta Air Lines books order for additional 15 Airbus A220 aircraft

Increases Delta’s A220 commitment to 90 aircraft, including first for -300 Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional A220 aircraft, bringing to 90 the total...

Airbus delivered 800 commercial aircraft in 2018

Airbus achieves new commercial aircraft delivery record in 2018          Deliveries total 800 aircraft, 11 percent higher than in 2017          Net orders total...

Third COMAC C919 completes maiden flight

C919 AC103 landed at Shanghai Pudong International Airport safely at 12:45 on December 28th, 2018, completing its maiden flight successfully and indicating that a...

ATR and Aurigny confirm order for three ATR 72-600s

Guernsey-based airline will be the launch customer for ClearVision™ ATR and Aurigny today confirm the acquisition of three ATR 72-600 aircraft, following approval from the...

Boeing sets new aeroplane delivery records, expands order backlog

Boeing delivered 806 commercial jets in 2018 with a record-setting fourth quarter It won nearly 900 net orders valued at $143.7 billion after...

Final Sukhoi Superjet 100 flight for Brussels Airlines

Today (Monday 7 January 2019) Brussels Airlines operated its last Sukhoi Superjet 100 flight ever. Less than two years after the Belgian airline awarded a...

Runway excursion of a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 at Lviv Airport, Ukraine

On 6 January, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-JVI) operated flight TK442 from Lviv, Ukraine to Istanbul, Turkey. While back-tracking for departure from runway...

Lessor Avation confirms order for eight ATR 72-600 aircraft

Avation PLC, the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, and ATR confirm Avation has entered into an options exercise to acquire a further eight new...

TUI fly Netherlands operates first flight with new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

A few months after its Belgian sister company, the Dutch holiday airline TUI fly Netherlands, member of the TUI Group, operates its first commercial...

Boeing to modernise entire Spanish Chinook helicopter fleet

Boeing will remanufacture 17 CH-47D Chinooks to the CH-47F configuration for Spain’s Army Boeing will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the...

U.S. start-up airline code-named “Moxy” confirms order for 60 Airbus A220-300s

Low-cost carrier selects new Airbus model for operational efficiencies and passenger comfort The start-up U.S. airline code-named “Moxy” has signed a firm order with Airbus...