Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered
Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European plane maker Airbus reports 72 commercial aircraft deliveries for March. The company delivered 4 A220, 60 A320 Family (57neo), and 8 A350. The aircraft were distributed between 34 customers, including IndiGo, Delta, Wizz Air, Frontier Airlines, Lufthansa, Viva Air, and more.  Total deliveries to date in 2021 are 125 to 44 customers. Airbus […]

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Blue Air Launches Its First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Romanian carrier Blue Air has already received its first Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and operated its first commercial flight from Bucharest to Lisbon on April 2nd, the day after its inaugural flight. The new aircraft, delivered to the airline on April 1st and put into service on April 2nd, will be deployed on the […]

Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May
Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flyr will receive its first Boeing 737 aircraft, “LN-FGA,” in early May. The aircraft will fly to Oslo Airport following Flyr’s signing of a letter of intent (LOI) for two 737-800 aircraft. Soon after the first aircraft arrives in Oslo, Flyr will finalize a few formalities and receive its operating licence (AOC) from the Civil […]

Ryanair Orders a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator
Ryanair Purchases a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to MPS, Ryanair has ordered an MPS Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 to be delivered to its facility in Dublin, Ireland. This purchase is made after the airline placed an order for 75 additional Boeing MAXs. In total, the group has 210 aircraft on order. Ryanair will use the Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 for Type […]

Southwest Places an Order for 100 More Boeing 737 MAX
Southwest Places an Order for 100 More Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, Southwest Airlines announced it is expanding its all-Boeing fleet and orders 100 more Boeing 737 MAX. The aircraft it purchases is Boeing 737 MAX 7 with options for 155 more. The new purchase agreement takes Southwest’s order book to 200 Boeing 737-7s and 180 Boeing 737-8s, more than 30 of which have already […]

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Finnair Signs Letter of Interest on Electric Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair has moved a step closer to adding electric aircraft to its fleet by signing a Letter of Interest with Heart Aerospace for ES-19 aircraft. Finnair is considering acquiring 20 ES-19 aircraft developed by the Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace. The aircraft will be available for commercial service in 2026, and if the final agreement is […]

SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines Files a Lawsuit Against Airbus and Seeks $1 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Airlines has sued Airbus for $1 billion for alleged corruption during the procurement of A350-900s and consequent damages and loss of reputation.  The issue traces back to the Crown Court judgment in the UK that found Airbus guilty of bribery concerning aircraft agreements. Sri Lanka’s flag carrier has also requested cancellation of the A350-900 […]

Malta Air’s First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft is Ready for Delivery

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft fuselages produced for Malta Air, Ryanair’s subsidiary, have been spotted leaving the production line in Renton, Washington. These spotted aircraft are part of the Ryanair Group’s order for 210 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. The two fuselages of Boeing 737 MAX destined for Malta Air have been spotted by Twitter’s […]

Vietnam Mulls Reauthorization of Boeing 737 MAX Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed the Ministry of Transport permit the Boeing B737 MAX operations within the country. The authority will issue a recommendation to the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) to allow to fly Boeing 737 MAX in Vietnam’s airspace. CAAV proposal comes after aviation safety agencies worldwide have performed […]

Airbus to manufacture satellites in space
Airbus Selected to Build Satellite Factory in Space

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission has selected Airbus to study spacecraft manufacturing in space as part of the horizon 2020 Programme. The PERASPERA In-Orbit Demonstration project, also called PERIOD, aims to focus on satellite manufacturing in orbit. Producing directly in orbit will be a revolutionary way to design, build and operate space systems. It is much more […]