Tag: North America

Air Transat To Become First North American Airbus A321LR Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute Ten Airbus A321LR aircraft will be joining the fleet of Canadian airline Air Transat, making it the first North American operator of the longest-range single-aisle aircraft in the world. Air Transat will lease the aircraft through a deal with AerCap, and plans entry into service starting in 2019. The A321LR builds on the success of […]

MSP International Airport Ranked Best in North America

Reading Time: 1 minute Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) on March 6, was named Best Airport in North America for its size category by Airports Council International (ACI). Each year, ACI ranks the world’s airports by region and size category based on results of customer surveys. MSP earned the highest score among North American airports serving 25 to 40 million […]

Global Flight Simulator Market Worth $7.54 Billion by 2021

Reading Time: 1 minute The global flight simulator market is expected to grow from USD 6.18 billion in 2016 to USD 7.54 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2016 to 2021. The market is mainly driven by factors such as the need for more pilot training given the rise in air traffic, the adoption of virtual […]

The Transatlantic Market in Summer 2016

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Transatlantic market between North America and Europe is still the single largest intercontinental market in the world, and with dozens of airlines offering nonstop service on trans-Atlantic routes, it is also highly competitive. After 2012 and 2013 featured a tepid growth in the face of staunch capacity discipline for major U.S. airlines and financial […]

The Rugged and Economic H215 Ready For The U.S. Market

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus Helicopters’ H215, the twin-engine, versatile, economic and robust helicopter designed to meet for a wide range of utility missions, will embark on a US-wide demo tour following its appearance on static display at the 2016 Heli Expo international trade show. Beginning on March 4, the H215 will perform demonstration flights in Louisville (Kentucky), Huntsville […]

2016 Commercial Aviation MRO Market By Region

Reading Time: 2 minutes Africa South African Airways Technical (SAAT) and AAR Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding in June to establish a joint venture partnership that aims to cut SAAT’s cost and grow its third-party MRO work through a focus on supply chain and airframe maintenance. Airframe heavy maintenance and modification expenditures in Africa will generate $311.7 million […]