Category: Manufacturers & MRO

New Lithuanian SAR Helicopters Report for Duty

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence and the Lithuanian Armed Forces celebrated the entry into service of their next generation of helicopters for countrywide search and rescue missions with around-the-clock availability. The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence and the Lithuanian Armed Forces assigned their three new AS365 N3+ helicopters to the 24/7 SAR mission service. Only two […]

Iran Intends to Buy 114 Aircraft from Airbus

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran has taken the first step of an agreement to buy 114 Airbus planes, an announcement made while the economic and financial sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear program are lifted. The announcement by Abbas Akhoondi, Iranian Minister of Transport, to the Tasnim press agency has not been confirmed by Airbus, which indicated that it did […]

Rolls-Royce Introduces New SelectCare™ Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has launched a new engine service, SelectCareTM, continuing its reputation for service innovation and expanding the customers’ choice of competitive, capable and flexible services across the engine lifecycle. SelectCare fits between Rolls-Royce’s fully comprehensive TotalCare® service, which maximises engine time on wing in addition to giving long-term cost certainty on a dollar-per-flying-hour basis, and […]

Embraer’s Sucessful Growth in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brazilian manufacturer Embraer ended 2015 with firm orders from 13 customers for 185 commercial aviation jets, a 24.2% increase over 2014. In total, Embraer’s 2015 orders comprised 94 E175s, 40 E195-E2s, 21 E195s, 17 E190-E2s and 13 E190s. Cumulatively, Embraer’s major orders for the year came from SkyWest Airlines (52 E175s ordered, valued at approximately […]

Airbus in 2015 – The Year in Review

Reading Time: 1 minute This video recaps a wide range of commercial and operational achievements for Airbus during 2015. Highlights for the year included the company’s 9,000th total aircraft delivery, the official inauguration of the new U.S.-based A320 Family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, as well as key milestones for the company’s market-leading product line of advanced and […]

First Airbus A320neo Delivery Within Two Weeks

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first Airbus A320neo will be delivered to Lufthansa within two weeks, by the end of January, according to Airbus president and CEO Fabrice Brégier. Speaking at the manufacturer’s annual press conference in Paris, Brégier identified the first A320neo delivery as a top priority for Airbus: “We expected delivery of the first aircraft by the […]

Last Goodbyes to Cessna Citation CJ2+

Reading Time: 1 minute The Cessna Citation jet series has one less family member as the Citation CJ2+ is no longer in production, and is no longer listed under the Citation business jet line-up. According to Aviation International News, a Textron Aviation spokeswoman confirmed that other models like the Citation M2 and CJ3+ were a “great fit for our […]

New Airbus Aircraft Price List For 2016

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has increased the average list prices of its aircraft by 1.1 per cent across the product line. The new pricing is effective from January 1st 2016. The 1.1 per cent price increase has been calculated according to Airbus’ standard escalation formula over the January 2015 to January 2016 period and takes into account the […]

Top 8 Aviation Figures of 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes ATW revealed the winners of 42nd Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards. The top aviation figures according to ATW are announced and the gala dinner will take place in Singapore on February 15, 2016. 2016 Airline of the Year: Etihad Airways   2016 Leadership Excellence Award: Tony Tyler, Director General IATA   2016 Group Winners Aviation Technology: Airbus A350 […]

Airbus Delivers Record 635 Planes in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus, the French plane-manufacturing rival to Boeing, reported Tuesday that it delivered a company record 635 aircraft last year to 85 customers. Airbus said the total represented its 13th year of gains, surpassing 629 in 2014. “This commercial and industry performance unequivocally proves that global demand for our aircraft has remained resilient,” said Fabrice Bregier, […]