Tag: milestone

Airbus Delivers Its 100th A350 XWB

When China Airlines received its seventh A350 XWB, the carrier took possession of the 100th jetliner delivered from this newest family in Airbus’ industry-leading widebody product line. The milestone aircraft is an A350-900 version, joining China Airlines’ growing A350 XWB fleet – adding to the line-up of widebody A330s and A340s flown by the long-time […]

Norwegian Carried More Than 3 Million Passengers In June

Norwegian reached a new milestone in June, flying more than three million passengers in one single month. Since Norwegian first started flying in 2002, the airline has now carried over 200 million passengers. Norwegian carried 3,059,402 passengers in June, a 10 per cent increase compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth […]

Bombardier Delivers The 3,000th Learjet Aircraft Manufactured

Bombardier Business Aircraft and Leggett & Platt, Incorporated of Carthage, Missouri celebrated a historic milestone in business aviation – the delivery of the 3,000th Bombardier Learjet business jet manufactured. The aircraft is also the 100th Learjet 75 jet to be delivered, and the second to join Leggett & Platt’s fleet. Learjet aircraft are renowned worldwide […]

Airbus Helicopters Rolls Out 700th H130

Airbus Helicopters celebrated a major milestone last week with the roll-out of the 700th H130 light single-engine helicopter, which will be operated by a private customer. The H130 fleet has so far accumulated more than 1.8M flight hours with 340 operators worldwide. Since entry into service of the first EC130 in 2001, this light single […]

Boeing Achieves Strong Delivery Numbers in 2016

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. […]

Boeing Delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing this week delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the program’s history. “Achieving 500 deliveries – the fastest to 500 for twin aisles – is a great accomplishment, made possible by the hard work and dedication of our employees and global suppliers,” said Mark Jenks, vice president and […]

Wizz Air Grows Passenger Numbers By 19% in November

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”) today announces passenger statistics for November 2016. In November 2016, Wizz Air continued to expand its network, strengthen its customer offering and operations with the following announcements: Launch of a new fare category called “WIZZ Go”. Both “WIZZ Go” and “WIZZ Plus” offer customers a discounted package price over […]

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

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 […]

China Claims Its First Aircraft Carrier Is Now Ready For Combat

China’s first aircraft carrier is now ready to engage in combat, marking a milestone for a navy that has invested heavily in its ability to project power far from China’s shores. The Liaoning’s political commissar said in an interview with Tuesday’s Global Times newspaper that his ship is “constantly prepared to fight against enemies,” signaling […]

Boeing and ANA Celebrate Airline’s 100,000 Dreamliner Flight

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) today celebrated the airline’s 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the first airline in the world to reach 100,000 787 flights. “The 787 Dreamliner has played an important role […]