Tag: fleet expansion

Belavia Continues to Expand Its Embraer Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Belavia Belarusian Airlines has once again tapped Embraer to deliver a further firm order for one current generation E195 jet. Set to be delivered in 2018, the firm order, which is valued at $53.5m, follows a previous order for a pair of E-jets — the E175 and E195 models — announced at the Paris Air […]

Emirates Places US$15.1 Billion Order for 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced a US$ 15.1 billion (AED 55.4 billion) commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners. In the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief […]

Egypt Air Prepares to Make a Significant Aircraft Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute Egypt Air might be getting set to place a double-digit aircraft order according to multiple reports from the country. “We started with the replacement plan, where we purchased nine planes. Regarding the second phase, it includes a new deal for 38 planes, however, this deal is still under study and has not yet been confirmed,” […]

China Eastern To Add 250 Aircraft To Its Fleet By 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes China Eastern Airlines is to add more than 250 aircraft to the group’s fleet over the next five years, with 50 set to be introduced before the end of 2017. The airline, which in July agreed to take a 10 percent stake in Air France-KLM, said its fleet modernisation programme means 191 jets will be […]

Aeroflot Group Plans to Add 40 Planes to Its Fleet in 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot Group plans to add 40 planes to its fleet in 2017, according to the company’s investor presentation. In 2016, the company added 33 aircraft. As of December 31, 2016 Aeroflot’s fleet contained 291 aircraft (excluding one An-24 which was leased out). Aeroflot Group also plans to increase the number of passengers carried by 12-14% […]

Iran to Sign $400m Deal with European Planemaker ATR

Reading Time: < 1 minute Iran and European planemaker ATR are due to sign a deal for the purchase of 20 short-haul passenger aircraft, an Iranian official said on Saturday, weeks after Tehran finalised deals with Boeing and Airbus. ATR, co-owned by Airbus and Italy’s Leonardo Finmeccanica, in February reported preliminary orders from Iran for 20 twin-engine turboprop ATR 72-600 […]

airBaltic Receives the Second CS300 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic has received the second of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets on firm order. The modernized fleet will ensure growth of the carrier with at least 10 additional routes and 16% more tickets on sale in 2017. The second CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSB, departed from Montreal Mirabel shortly before midnight local […]

PSA Airlines to Open New Greenville MRO Facility

Reading Time: < 1 minute US regional carrier PSA Airlines has announced plans to open a new maintenance facility at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Q4 2016 to service its fleet expansion. In just two years, PSA has more than doubled the size of its all Bombardier CRJ fleet from 49 to 115 aircraft and plans to eventually operate 150 of […]