Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

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Boeing forecasts Africa’s 20-year commercial market at $400 billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Boeing’s 2021 Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), Africa’s airlines will require 1,030 new airplanes by 2040 valued at $160 billion and aftermarket services such as manufacturing and repair worth $235 billion, enabling growth for air travel and economies across the continent. “Africa has healthy opportunities to expand travel and tourism, coinciding with increasing urbanization […]

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Norway’s Flyr Intends to Lease Six Boeing 737 MAXs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norway’s Flyr has said it would lease six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from Air Lease Corp, and deliveries are due to commence in early 2022. It also eyes an option to lease four more aircraft that would be delivered in 2023. The airline aims to decrease fuel expenses by using the plane and thus, also […]

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Air France Might Replace its A320s with Stretched A220s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France and Airbus are discussing a stretched version of the A220 to replace the French airline’s fleet of A320s. Air France recently received its first A220-300 and now is mulling the idea of a further stretched variant to replace its A320 fleet. “We have told Airbus for a long time that we would be […]

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Vietnam Might Fully Lift Its B737 MAX Ban

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to VnExpress, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has proposed that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft fly in Vietnam but not just over it. The report says the CAAV has approached Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport to lift the ban, providing an argument that 178 out of 195 countries worldwide have already done so. “Based […]

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Boeing Spends $1 Million To Assist After Hurricane Ida

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing announced on Wednesday that it would spend 1 million U.S. dollars from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Hurricane Ida was a category four hurricane that hit Louisiana in August and September 2021. It caused an estimated US$50 billion in damages and led to the […]

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Air New Zealand Partners with Airbus to Seek Zero-emissions Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air New Zealand and the aviation giant Airbus are getting into a partnership to explore how zero-emission aircraft could be launched in New Zealand. They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding as a consequence of which Air New Zealand will analyze the impact hydrogen aircraft would have on its operations. Airbus will share hydrogen aircraft […]

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Airbus Delivered 40 Aircraft in August 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus aircraft manufacturer delivered 40 planes in August to bring supplies of its new aircraft to 384 since the start of the year. Compared to the last three months, the number has thinned out – it delivered 47 in July, 77 in June, and 50 in May. The A320neo family of aircraft accounted for 80 […]

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Boeing Gets Five New Orders for B737 MAX from a New Customer

Reading Time: < 1 minute The aircraft lessor Griffin Global Asset Management has ordered five B737 MAX aircraft. Boeing did not reveal how much the order was worth or when the first of the aircraft will be delivered. Commenting on the order, Ryan McKenna, Founder and CEO of Griffin, said, “As market conditions rebound, we are finding opportunities to serve […]

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India Cleared Boeing 737 MAX to Fly

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing 737 MAX returns to service in India after 2.5 years of grounding. The DGCA regulator has rescinded its grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX order, first published on March 13th, 2019. Like other aviation authorities, India requests the changes to be completed on individual aircraft before getting back to service. Instead of creating its […]

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Alaska Airlines Takes Over the 737 MAX Canceled by Samoa Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alaska Airlines is preparing to receive the 737 MAX 9 that Samoa Airways ordered in 2019 and canceled shortly after. Back in 2019, Samoa Airways has a plan to upgrade its fleet to all-new 737 MAX 9. It previously signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Apia for the lease placement of one new Boeing […]