Tag: Airbus A330

Rolls-Royce Wins US$700 Million Order from China Southern

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has won a US$700 million order from China Southern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power ten Airbus A330 aircraft. The order includes TotalCare® long-term engine service support. The order was signed today at Zhuhai Airshow by Li Ming, Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering Department, China Southern, and Paul Hallam, Rolls-Royce, Vice President, […]

Qantas Starts External Pilot Recruitment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas says its has received more than 500 applications, including from as far away as Europe, in its external pilot recruitment drive ahead of the arrival of the Boeing 787-9 in October 2017. In February, Qantas announced plans to hire 170 new pilots over the next three years to support growth on the back of […]

Rolls-Royce Wins $1.5BN Trent 700 Order From China Eastern Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has won a $1.5bn order from China Eastern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power 15 Airbus A330 aircraft. The order also includes long-term TotalCare® engine support services. The aircraft are in addition to the 51 Trent 700 powered A330s that China Eastern Airlines already operates. The Trent 700 delivers the best fuel burn, […]

Cebu Pacific Saves Fuel With SkyBreathe

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines’ airline carrier, Cebu Pacific, has chosen OpenAirlines’ solution to save fuel and reduce its carbon dioxide emission per flight. CEB is OpenAirline’s launch customer in the Asia Pacific region. Under the agreement, OpenAirlines’ software will continuously analyze the flight data of all 57 aircraft on CEB’s fleet (7 Airbus A319, 36 Airbus A320, […]

TAP Express Launches Embraer E190 Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute TAP Portugal has taken delivery of its first Embraer E190, which will be operated by regional subsidiary TAP Express. It wasplaced into service May 23 on the Lisbon-Nice route. The new aircraft also operated service from Lisbon to Barcelona and Toulouse on its first day of operations with TAP Express. Following a recent change of ownership, […]

Allegiant Air Buys 4 More A319s From Cebu Pacific

Reading Time: 2 minutes Allegiant Travel Company signed a sale agreement with Cebu Pacific for four Airbus A319 aircraft. Allegiant is the parent company of Las Vegas-based low-cost airline, Allegiant Air. Deliveries are scheduled from 2017 to 2018. “As we aim to expand our operations both in the Philippines and abroad, we remain invested in upgrading our fleet with […]