Manufacturers

Hi Fly converts Airbus A380 to meet high cargo demand during Covid-19 crisis

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Portuguese charter airline and ACMI specialist Hi Fly has converted the cabin interior of some of its aircraft, including its only Airbus A380. The airline...

Airbus transforms A330s into Multi Role Tanker Transports through an optimised conversion process

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Having earned its reputation as the new-generation aerial tanker of choice for military services worldwide, Airbus’ A330 Multi Role Tanker Transports (MRTTs) are now...

Qantas to give final 747 Jumbo Jet a farewell fit for a Queen in Australia

Qantas has announced a program of events to farewell its last remaining Boeing 747 and provide Australians the opportunity to say goodbye to the...

Helvetic Airways Embraer E190-E2 makes a record-length flight

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The transatlantic delivery flight for the latest member of Helvetic Airways’ flagship Embraer E190-E2 fleet took the aircraft from Natal, the capital of the...

Textron Aviation Special Mission receives order for two Beechcraft King Air 350C aircraft for the Ministry of Health of Greece

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Textron Aviation Inc. was awarded a contract by Sundt Air for two Beechcraft King Air 350C turboprop aircraft to support air ambulance and medevac missions...

ATR achieves major milestone in Chinese certification

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ATR 42-600 test flight performed with Chinese and European Airworthiness Authorities As part of the validation for the certification process of the ATR 42-500 with...

Airbus Helicopters facilitates first e-delivery in Asia Pacific

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Indonesia’s PT. Smart Cakrawala Aviation has become the first customer in the Asia Pacific to take delivery of its new H130 helicopter facilitated through...

Boeing to stop the production of its iconic 747, with last delivery in 2 years

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Bloomberg journalist Julie Johnsson reports today that Boeing Co. is pulling the plug on its iconic 747 jumbo jet, ending a half-century run for...

ATR to reduce aircraft production by 50% and shrink its workforce by 204 positions

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ATR takes further measures to safeguard its future in COVID-19 environment Leading regional aircraft manufacturer ATR has announced plans to rightsize its organisation in response...

Airbus restructuring will directly affect Belgian subcontractor Sonaca

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Yesterday, Airbus announced an important restructuring which will involve a 40 percent cut in the production of aircraft and a threat to 15,000 jobs...

The Airbus H160 helicopter receives EASA approval

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  Marignane, 1 July 2020 – Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role twin-engine H160 has been granted its type certificate by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA),...

Embraer’s 1,600th E-Jet delivered to Helvetic Airways

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Embraer celebrated today the delivery of its 1,600th E-Jet, an E190-E2. Helvetic Airways of Switzerland received the milestone aircraft. Airlines and leasing companies from...

Boeing delivers 2,500th AH-64 Apache helicopter

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Boeing recently delivered its 2,500th AH-64 Apache helicopter, an E-model Apache for the U.S. Army, from the company’s production line in Mesa, Arizona. The first...

Airbus to reduce its global workforce by approximately 15,000 positions

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Airbus has announced plans to reduce its global workforce by approximately 15,000 positions no later than summer 2021 and resize its commercial aircraft activity...

Norwegian cancels order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and five Boeing 787-9 aircraft

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On the day the Boeing 737 MAX starts re-certification flights in the U.S., low-cost airline Norwegian cancels an order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX...

200th Gulfstream G280 enters service

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its 200th super-midsize Gulfstream G280™ business jet has entered service. “This is a tremendous milestone in the history of Gulfstream,”...

Airbus delivers first A330 MRTT to NATO Multinational Multi Role Tanker Transport Fleet

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Airbus has formally delivered the first of eight Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft ordered by the NATO Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF)...

Airbus concludes Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) with fully autonomous flight tests

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Following an extensive two-year flight test programme, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. In completing this project, Airbus has...

Boeing 737 MAX re-certification flight tests to begin on Monday 29 June

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Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing should begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737...

MQ-9B SkyGuardian: The next generation of remotely piloted aircraft

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The MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) possesses a number of unique advantages not found in manned platforms:...