Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now completed its test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. These took place in Vancouver, Canada due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. As the next step in its evaluation of the aircraft for return to service, EASA is now analysing the data and other information gathered during the […]

AirAsia Group announced about new subsidiary for MRO operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute AirAsia Group Berhad announced the formation of Asia Digital Engineering Sdn Bhd (ADE), a wholly-owned subsidiary.  Based at the airline group’s global headquarters RedQ in Sepang, the newly-formed subsidiary will be providing line maintenance, engineering support, component and warehouse services, digital and innovation services for the fleet of aircraft under AirAsia’s group of airlines and […]

Airbus Transfers Airbus A220 Material Management Services to Satair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus subsidiary Satair has taken the lead on global material support and services for A220 operators. Since July, Airbus Canada has officially transferred the overall A220 material management services offer to Satair, as part of the integration of the programme into Airbus. The transfer represents a key milestone for Airbus and a significant step in […]

Boeing 737 MAX Scores First Order this Year from Enter Air

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Enter Air have announced the Polish airline is expanding its commitment to the 737 family with a new order for two 737-8 planes plus options for two more jets. An all-Boeing operator and Poland’s biggest charter carrier, Enter Air began operations in 2010 with a single 737 aeroplane. Today, the airline’s fleet includes […]

Lufthansa Technik Becomes Launch Customer for A321LR ACJ

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik. Lufthansa Technik has now placed a total order of five Airbus aircraft on behalf of the German Government: three ACJ350-900s and two A321LRs. The aircraft will be multi-role capable and can be equipped for various types of missions, such […]

Lufthansa Technik to Overhaul Norwegian’s Boeing 737 NG Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian, a European low-cost carrier and Lufthansa Technik have extended their cooperation for the overhaul of the carrier’s 90-aircraft Boeing 737 NG fleet by another five years.  The works will be done at Lufthansa Technik’s location in Budapest, Hungary, with the first contract events planned for September 2020. As one of a total of five […]

GECAS Expands Order for Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter

Reading Time: < 1 minute GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has agreed with Boeing on the conversion of 11 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) options to firm orders and addition of nine more options to the GECAS Cargo order book. This recent order update brings GECAS total order book for the type to 74 (60 firm and 14 options). The […]

Airbus in July: Four New Orders and 49 Aircraft Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute After months of no new orders, Airbus has finally logged four bookings for its commercial aircraft. As of 31 July, Airbus gross orders stand at 369 aircraft, meanwhile considering all the cancellations, net orders total at 302. During the same month, Airbus handed over 49 planes from across the A220 and A320 aircraft families: two […]

Boom and Rolls-Royce Explore Propulsion Systems for Overture

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another pair of aerospace giants have announced about the collaboration on the development of a supersonic jet. This time these are Boom Supersonic and Rolls-Royce which are exploring propulsion system options for the supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture. The teams will investigate whether an existing engine architecture can be adapted for supersonic flight, while Boom’s internal […]

Boeing Pushes Back First 777X Delivery for 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another set of speculations has been brought to an end. Boeing is officially pushing back the first delivery of its new 777X aircraft until 2022. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the launch customer of the 777-9 – Emirates – will receive its initial wide-body one year later than planned, in 2022. The 777/777X combined […]