Author: Press

Spirit Airlines Signs MoU for up to 100 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus and Spirit Airlines have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding for the U.S.-based airline to acquire up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft. Spirit announced its intention to place firm orders for a mix of A319neo, A320neo, and A321neo to meet its future fleet requirements. “This new order represents another milestone for Spirit,” said Spirit […]

Brand New ATR 42-600 Delivered to Drukair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bhutanese national flag-carrier Drukair took delivery of its brand new ATR 42-600 aircraft. The latest-generation turboprop aircraft will be used on the airline’s domestic and international routes. The airline’s ATR serves small airports in the Himalayan Mountains and links Bhutan with Kathmandu, Kolkata and Dhaka. Through the introduction of the -600 series’ latest generation Standard […]

Delta Adding Two More Efficient A330-900neos to Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta has reached an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) to lease two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft set for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2020 and first quarter of 2021. These aircraft will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. “These two incremental aircraft represent an opportunistic play to fulfill our near-term widebody aircraft […]

VIAexpo 2019 – Vietnam’s Largest Inaugural Aviation Exhibition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Viet Nam International Aviation Expo 2019 – VIAexpo 2019 will officially take place from 20th to 22nd November 2019 at 5th floor, Tan Son Nhat Pavillon convention center, 202 Hoang Van Thu, Phu Nhuan district, Ho Chi Minh city. With an exhibiting area of 2000 m2 and more than 50 exhibitors and visitors coming from […]

Norwegian Air and JetBlue Announce Intent for Partnership

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air and JetBlue have signed a Letter of Intent for an interline agreement. The partnership will allow customers to combine low fares in a convenient single booking for connecting flights between the Americas and Europe. Customers will have the possibility to book connecting flights on both airlines’ websites by combining the best of the […]

Beloved Qantas 747 Becomes Rolls-Royce Flying Testbed

Reading Time: 3 minutes A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. The aircraft will be used to test current and future jet engine technology that will transform flight, reduce emissions and set new benchmarks for efficiency. The Boeing 747-400 – with the registration of VH-OJU – has […]

Bombardier’s Global 5500 & 6500 Jets Awarded EASA Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier announced that its two latest additions to the Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in the European Union. This certification comes on the heels of Transport Canada certification and entry-into-service on September 30. “This milestone […]

Avia Solutions Group Acquires Chapman Freeborn

Reading Time: < 1 minute Avia Solutions Group, a global multipurpose aviation holding company with 76 subsidiaries engaged in aircraft maintenance, ACMI, aircraft leasing, pilot training, ground handling and fuelling, logistics, aviation IT solutions and business aviation, has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shareholding in UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn Group. All customary approvals for this transaction have […]

Bombardier Celebrates Entry-Into-Service of the Global 6500 Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier celebrates the entry-into-service of the latest addition to its Global family, the Global 6500 jet. This achievement comes on the heels of Transport Canada certification of both the Global 5500 and Global 6500 awarded on September 24. The aircraft will make its public debut at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in […]

Saudi Arabian Airlines Welcomes Its First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the benchmark for fuel efficiency and operating economics and will complement SAUDIA’s fleet of 787-9. In addition to the 787-10, SAUDIA operates 13 […]