Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

Asia-Pacific Is A Key A380 Market Today And For The Future

Reading Time: 2 minutes The A380 has literally changed the shape of air transportation in Asia-Pacific, and will continue to play an important role as this region’s dynamic passenger traffic develops during the years to come. Asia-Pacific is a major “home” for the A380: almost half of the global customer base for Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner is located […]

Cessna Citation Latitude Achieves EASA Certification

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., company, today announced its Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) with deliveries underway in the region. “This aircraft is ideally suited for this market and can provide customers non-stop access to key destinations throughout the continent […]

Aerolease Aviation signs LOI with Mitsubishi Aircraft

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Aerolease Aviation, LLC, an aircraft leasing company based in the United States, announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for an order of ten firm MRJ90 aircraft with an option to an additional ten MRJ90 aircraft. Based on this LOI, both companies will move forward to conclude […]

South Carolina Delivers 100th Boeing 787 to American Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute South Carolina marked a milestone on 16th of February, with the delivery of the 100th airplane built at the North Charleston site. The airplane, a 787-8, was delivered to American Airlines in front of hundreds of Boeing South Carolina teammates. “Reaching this milestone is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire […]

Airbus A320 Neo vs Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX– creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. In today’s aerospace market, the MAX and the Neo are the best-selling products for both manufacturers. The Boeing and Airbus fight to rule the market has already started. Both […]

Airbus Starts A350-1000 Final Assembly

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. This A350-1000, one of three flight test aircraft to be built, will take to the skies for its maiden flight before the end of 2016. A350-1000 deliveries will start in mid-2017. To ensure […]

Michelin Will Equip the Boeing 777-300ER On The Final Assembly Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute Michelin announced today that beginning in July 2016, it will be the sole source tire supplier for the main landing gear on the final assembly line for the Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range), the 777-200LR (Long Range) and the 777 Cargo. As a result, this long-haul aircraft, which can transport 400 passengers on flights covering distances […]

Lufthansa Technik Provides Support For Eurowings Long-Haul Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa Technik AG is to provide comprehensive technical support for the new Eurowings long-haul fleet. The agreement was reached with SunExpress Germany, which operates intercontinental flights from Germany for the Lufthansa Group under the Eurowings brand. In the framework of a Total Technical Support TTS®, Lufthansa Technik will among other aspects handle component supply, aircraft […]

Boeing Supports ICAO Aircraft CO2 Emissions Standard

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing commends the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) for reaching agreement on the first global standard for aircraft carbon-dioxide emissions. This standard represents more than six years of work by a group of international experts from ICAO member states, industry and non-governmental organizations. Boeing is fully committed to meeting […]

Elon Musk Idea: An Electric Plane That Can Take Off Vertically

Reading Time: < 1 minute Answering an audience question at the Hyperloop Pod competition awards ceremony at Texas A&M University earlier this week, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said of his next great idea. I have been thinking about the vertical takeoff and landing electric jet a bit more. I think I have something that might close. I’m quite […]