Tag: development

Boeing Foresees 41,000 Aircraft Deliveries Through 2036

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion dollars. The company’s annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) was released at the Paris Air Show, with total airplane demand rising 3.6 percent over last year’s forecast. “Passenger traffic has been […]

Russia To Allocate Over $700M To Support National Aircraft Industry

Russian government is planning to allocate more than 40 billion rubles (approximately $702 million) for the support of the national aircraft industry this year, Medvedev said Wednesday. “In total, about 41 billion rubles is provided for support of aircraft production this year,” Medvedev said at the conference on supporting national aircraft industry in Ulyanovsk. Medvedev […]

India And Russia Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation In Aviation

India and Russia agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the aviation sector by setting up joint ventures in the field of manufacturing, as India is set to become the third largest global aviation market by 2020. “The Regional Connectivity Scheme of the government of India provides an opportunity for strengthening cooperation in joint production and […]

Airbus Corporate Jets Launches ACJ330neo

Airbus Corporate Jets has launched a private jet version of its new A330neo, which combines new-generation engines and aerodynamic and other improvements to deliver even more comfort, efficiency and true “nonstop to the world” range. Called the ACJ330neo, it will fly 25 passengers 9,400 nm/17,400 km or 20 hours, enough to fly nonstop from Europe […]

Russia Prepares To Create New Aircraft Needing No Land Infrastructure

Russian scientists are preparing for a breakthrough in creating a new manned aircraft capable of liftoff without land infrastructure, Boris Satovsky, the chief of Russia’s Foundation for Advanced Research (FPI), told Sputnik in an interview. “Birds do not need airports and runways. That is why, the real breakthrough will take place when an aircraft capable […]

Heathrow Has Best April On Record – Exports Growing Rapidly

A busy Easter helped Heathrow Airport to break records as over six million passengers were welcomed during the month, an 11% raise compared to April 2016. Middle-East traffic rose 20% in light of an increase in the number of operational A380s and the new service to Tehran, whilst North American traffic rose 10% on higher […]

Embraer to Partner with Uber for Electric VTOL Taxis

Embraer announced an agreement with Uber to explore the concept of an ecosystem—dubbed Uber Elevate Network—that will allow the potential development and deployment of small electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) for short urban commutes. The announcement was made in Dallas, Texas, in the opening session of the Uber Elevate Summit. This preliminary partnership […]

Lithuanian Airports Growing Faster Than the Average In Aviation Market

The first quarter of 2017 in Lithuanian Airports was marked by significant results. Not only the number of passengers in the country’s airports exceeded one million and was 16% higher than during the same period last year, but also the number of flights in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga grew by 12% and amounted to 12,000. […]

British Airways’ Gatwick Growth Hits Double Figures In Five Years

New routes and a better customer experience are driving strong growth in demand for British Airways at Gatwick. Over the last five years, British Airways’ operation at the Sussex-based hub has seen 40 per cent more customers travel (from 4.4m to 6.2m) and an increase of 33 per cent in the number of routes it […]

The 4th China Civil Helicopter Operation & Development Forum

The 4th China Civil Helicopter Operation & Development Forum have been confirmed to be held on 8th-9th June, 2017, in Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. The Greater China civil helicopter fleet continued to grow strongly in 2016 at a high rate of 18% – the highest growth rate in all of the Asia Pacific region–rising from […]