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Canada Selects Airbus C295W for Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of Canada announced that it had selected the Airbus C295W for its Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Program. As part of the FWSAR program, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will purchase 16 C295Ws modified for Search and Rescue (SAR). The contract will also include in service support, provided through a joint venture between […]

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company to Boost Share Capital By Almost $4Bln

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) plans to draw on some 238.4 billion rubles ($3.7 billion) in funds by additionally raising its share capital, the company said Friday. In September, SCAC shareholders decided to boost the company’s share capital by emitting 1,000-ruble shares. “The price of one common registered uncertificated share of the Sukhoi Civil […]

Safran Delivers First 777X Exhaust

Reading Time: < 1 minute The nacelles division of engine manufacturer Safran has delivered the first jet engine exhaust system component for the Boeing 777X aircraft. Safran Nacelles confirmed delivery of the aircraft’s center body – a unit that contributes to the aerodynamic flow of exhaust from the 777X’s GE9X turbofan engines – from its production facility in Le Havre, […]

Airbus Sold 19 Jets in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus sold 19 aircraft in October, bringing new business this year to 585 jets and leaving the European planemaker about 85 airplanes short of its target for the year with two months to go. Net orders adjusting for cancellations in the first 10 months of the year stood at 395 aircraft. After a relatively quiet […]

First A330neo Starts Its Final Assembly in Toulouse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has commenced the final assembly of its first A330neo, an A330-900, at its Final Assembly Line in Toulouse with the joining of the wings to the centre fuselage at station 40. As the newest member of the world’s most popular A330 wide-body family the A330neo builds on the Family’s proven economics, versatility and reliability, […]

Embraer Launches Voluntary Dismissal Program for Employees in Brazil

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer has announced a Voluntary Dismissal Program (VDP) for employees in Brazil. The company believes that the VDP gives the decision opportunity to the employees and offers an attractive benefits package. Due to the challenging global aerospace scenario, Embraer has lowered its annual aircraft delivery forecast, as communicated during its second quarter earnings release on […]

Allegiant Places Order for 12 Airbus A320ceo Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Las Vegas, Nevada-based Allegiant Travel Company has signed a purchase agreement for 12 Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft. This deal marks the first time the low-cost airline has purchased new aircraft from any manufacturer. Each will be powered by CFM56 engines from CFM International. The company’s current fleet plan is focused on a transition […]

Worldwide Aircraft Services and Saab Team Up on Cargo Modification

Reading Time: < 1 minute Worldwide Aircraft Services, Inc., an aircraft maintenance, engineering and modification provider, announced that they will team with aircraft manufacturer Saab AB to obtain FAA approval for the installation of the Saab 340A cargo modification Service Bulletins into the SAAB 340B aircraft. The Saab 340B model aircraft’s improved performance will offer operators greater flexibility, range and […]