Tag: Commercial Aviation

7,500 Jobs Threatened by Proposed Swedish Aviation Passenger Tax

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) have expressed concerns over the impact of the proposed ‘green tax’ levy of SEK430 per ticket, with analysis indicating that the result will severely impact on the Swedish economy, while also putting up to 7,500 jobs at risk. The inquiry committee also acknowledged that the overall impact on climate […]

Boeing Achieves Strong Delivery Numbers in 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing recorded strong commercial delivery numbers in 2016 and achieved several airplane program milestones. The company delivered 748 commercial airplanes. Boeing booked 668 net orders, valued at $94.1 billion at list prices. The backlog at the end of the year stood at 5,715 unfilled commercial orders. Airplane development programs continued to make progress in 2016. […]

Morocco to Join Emirates A380 Network

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, announced today that it will operate the first ever commercial Airbus A380 flight to Morocco and North Africa, when it takes the iconic double decker aircraft to Casablanca on 26 March 2017. The airline’s flagship aircraft, which continues to excite travellers and […]

Embraer Delivers Its 1,300th E-Jet to Tianjin Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer reached another milestone with its E-Jets program – the delivery of the 1,300th aircraft. The E-Jet, an E195, was handed over to China’s Tianjin Airlines in a ceremony at the factory in São José dos Campos. This delivery brings the Tianjin Airlines E-Jet fleet to 45, the largest in Asia. “We dedicate this milestone […]

Bombardier Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bombardier today reported its third quarter 2016 results and highlighted solid performance executing its turnaround plan. “We continue to gain momentum as we execute our turnaround plan and transform our company,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “In the third quarter, we again delivered on our financial commitments, we achieved our […]

Embraer Delivers Third Quarter 2016 Results

Reading Time: < 1 minute During 3Q16, Embraer delivered 29 commercial jets and 25 executive jets (13 light and 12 large). The Company’s firm order backlog ended the quarter at US$ 21.4 billion versus US$ 21.9 billion in 2Q16. Revenues in 3Q16 grew 17.9% on a year-over-year basis to US$ 1,514.3 million, driven by higher revenues in the Commercial Aviation and […]

Embraer’s Commercial Aircraft Deliveries Up 38% in 3Q16

Reading Time: < 1 minute During the third quarter of 2016 (3Q16), Embraer  delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market, 38% more than the same period of 2015. The company delivered 12 largeexecutive jets, 33% more than the same quarter of last year. However, total executive aviation deliveries fell around 17% when compared to 3Q15. On September 30, Embraer’s firm order backlog totaled […]

Embraer Releases First Quarter 2016 Results

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), Embraer delivered 21 commercial and 23 executive (12 light and 11 large) jets, representing an increase of 38% in total deliveries compared to 1Q15. – The Company’s firm order backlog ended the quarter at US$ 21.9 billion, compared to US$ 20.4 billion at the end of 1Q15 and […]

Boeing and Air France Celebrate Milestone Delivery of 70th 777

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Air France marked a milestone with the delivery of the airline’s 70th 777. The French flag carrier has played a pivotal role is the success of the 777 program and was the launch customer for both the 777-300ER in 2004 and the 777 Freighter in 2009. Air France took delivery of its first […]

CAE Commercial Aviation Training Solution Contracts Valued C$100 Million

Reading Time: 2 minutes CAE announced today a series of training solution contracts valued at more than C$100 million with five airlines. The diversity of these agreements highlights the span of CAE’s full range of training programs that cover the entire career life cycle of professional pilots and CAE’s leadership in developing training equipment solutions for next generation aircraft […]