Category: Manufacturers & MRO

Boeing Considers Launching Re-Engined 767-XF

Reading Time: 1 minute Multiple reports reveal that Boeing is considering the possibility of launching a re-engined Boeing 767 cargo aircraft called the 767-XF. The passenger model of this type is also a matter of study. According to FlightGlobal, the main Boeing’s focus is on the opportunity of developing enhanced aircraft to serve air freight market. The new plane […]

IndiGo Takes Delivery of 1,000th Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Indian airline IndiGo has become a special customer to Airbus. The carrier took the delivery of 1,000th A320neo Family aircraft, to be more precise, A321neo. India’s largest passenger airline is also the carrier having the largest amount of Airbus A320neo Family aircraft on order (430 planes in total). As for now, the airline operates the […]

Another Blow to Boeing: Aeroflot Drops Order for 22 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 1 minute Another Boeing program has been put under pressure. This time it is Boeing 787 aircraft. The Russian carrier Aeroflot has announced about cancellation of the order for 22 planes of the type. The statement was not publicly released by any of the parties but buried in Boeing’s monthly order release. This order had been an […]

New Aircraft | Short Take-Off and Landing ATR 42-600S

Reading Time: 1 minute A regional turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR has announced that its Board of Directors approved the development of a brand new STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) aircraft: ATR 42-600S. This plane will not replace the ATR 42-600. This would be a new version of the existing ATR 42-600 aircraft able to perform take-off and landing on […]

Airbus Activity in September: 71 Deliveries & 41 Orders

Reading Time: 1 minute For Airbus September appeared to be busy. Or at least busier than the previous month. The European planemaker succeeded in securing 41 orders and delivering 71 aircraft. In terms of deliveries, Airbus handed its single-aisle and widebody planes to 42 customers in total. 48 out of 71 planes were the aircraft of the A320 Family […]

Boeing Tie-up with Embraer Pushed Back Until Early 2020

Reading Time: 1 minute The expected close of the Boeing and Embraer deal was pushed back to early 2020 due to a hold-up in the assessment process from the European Commission. The establishment of the Joint Venture under the “Boeing Brasil – Commercial” name was expected to come into effect by the end of 2019. However, the European regulator […]

Bombardier Celebrates Entry-Into-Service of the Global 6500 Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier celebrates the entry-into-service of the latest addition to its Global family, the Global 6500 jet. This achievement comes on the heels of Transport Canada certification of both the Global 5500 and Global 6500 awarded on September 24. The aircraft will make its public debut at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in […]

Embraer Praetor 500 Certified by EASA and FAA

Reading Time: 1 minute Praetor 500, the new midsize business jet from Embraer, has complemented regulatory approval from Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) with relevant certifications from EASA and FAA. The jet has been granted triple-certification less than a year after its announcement in 2018. As for now, the Praetor 500 is considered to be “the farthest- and fastest-flying […]

Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Safran announced a joint investment in Electric Power Systems (EPS), a company offering a suite of safe, certifiable and lightweight energy storage products that provide high-quality power for aerospace and other markets. The joint investment will help EPS develop a highly-automated industrial base capable of producing aviation-grade energy storage systems at an unprecedented […]

First Embraer E195-E2 Handed Over to Azul

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer has delivered its first E195-E2 to the launch operator, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A via the aircraft leasing company AerCap. The plane configured in a single class layout with 136 seats will be operated on domestic and international routes. Azul has placed an order for 51 aircraft of this type and five more E195-E2s […]