Category: Manufacturers & MRO

Embraer to Support Six ERJ 145s of Air Peace

Embraer announced at MRO Europe that Air Peace, Nigeria’s leading private airline, has signed a multi-year Pool Program Agreement for spare parts and support covering more than 250 components for their six Embraer ERJ 145 jets. With their ERJ 145 jets, Air Peace aims to expand their local and regional routes and transform air travel in […]

Bombardier on Track with New Global 5500 and 6500

Bombardier has announced that the flight test program for the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft is progressing on schedule, with 70 per cent of flight testing complete. “The response to the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft has been overwhelmingly positive since their unveiling at EBACE,” said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “The […]

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to a customer, the company announced at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition. The aircraft is scheduled to fly to an interior finishing center. “We are excited to begin delivering a longer-range and more capable version of the world’s most popular business jetliner,” […]

Airbus Wins Kuwait Airways Order for Eight A330neo Aircraft

Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the state of Kuwait, has signed a Purchase Agreement (PA) for eight A330-800 aircraft. The announcement marks an important step in Kuwait Airways’ fleet renewal and expansion strategy. The national carrier of Kuwait also has A350 XWB and A320neo Family aircraft on order. The delivery of the new Airbus fleet […]

Supersonic Business Jet to Cross Atlantic Already in 2023

Aerion Corporation, a manufacturer of a new generation of efficient supersonic aircraft, revealed that it expects to fly its Aerion As2 supersonic business jet already in 2023. According to Aerion Chief Executive Tom Vice, Aerion AS2 is due to cross the Atlantic at supersonic speed before the end of 2023. This would be the “first supersonic crossing […]

Embraer Unveils Most Technologically Advanced Business Jets

Embraer introduced the new Praetor 500 midsize and Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets during a company event at Orlando Executive Airport. “The Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 are the disruptive aircraft for the entrepreneur, for the pioneer, for the innovator,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. The Praetor jets will introduce unprecedented […]

Russia Receives First Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from ALC. S7, operated by Globus Airlines, becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new and improved 737 airplane. S7 plans to take 10 more 737 MAX jets over the next few years as part of its […]

Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. According to Boeing, the new 777X is built on the company’s successful 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although will feature a bigger […]

SpiceJet Takes Its First Boeing 737 MAX Airplane

Boeing and SpiceJet celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8. The airline plans to use the 737 MAX to expand and standardize its fleet, while leveraging the super-efficient jet to reduce fuel costs per airplane by $1.5 million a year. “We are excited to take delivery of our very first 737 MAX […]

Boeing Q3 Deliveries Slip but Rise Year over Year

Boeing reported that in Q3 2018 it delivered 190 commercial aircraft, including 138 Boeing 737 planes, two “Queens of the Skies” 747, four Boeing 767, 12 long-range wide-body twin-engine jet aeroplanes 777 and 34 Dreamliners. Boeing delivered 190 new commercial jets in Q3 of 2018, compared with 194 in the second quarter and 202 in the […]