Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

Boeing 737 MAX Scores First Order this Year from Enter Air

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Enter Air have announced the Polish airline is expanding its commitment to the 737 family with a new order for two 737-8 planes plus options for two more jets. An all-Boeing operator and Poland’s biggest charter carrier, Enter Air began operations in 2010 with a single 737 aeroplane. Today, the airline’s fleet includes […]

Lufthansa Technik Becomes Launch Customer for A321LR ACJ

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik. Lufthansa Technik has now placed a total order of five Airbus aircraft on behalf of the German Government: three ACJ350-900s and two A321LRs. The aircraft will be multi-role capable and can be equipped for various types of missions, such […]

Lufthansa Technik to Overhaul Norwegian’s Boeing 737 NG Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian, a European low-cost carrier and Lufthansa Technik have extended their cooperation for the overhaul of the carrier’s 90-aircraft Boeing 737 NG fleet by another five years.  The works will be done at Lufthansa Technik’s location in Budapest, Hungary, with the first contract events planned for September 2020. As one of a total of five […]

GECAS Expands Order for Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter

Reading Time: < 1 minute GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has agreed with Boeing on the conversion of 11 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) options to firm orders and addition of nine more options to the GECAS Cargo order book. This recent order update brings GECAS total order book for the type to 74 (60 firm and 14 options). The […]

Airbus in July: Four New Orders and 49 Aircraft Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute After months of no new orders, Airbus has finally logged four bookings for its commercial aircraft. As of 31 July, Airbus gross orders stand at 369 aircraft, meanwhile considering all the cancellations, net orders total at 302. During the same month, Airbus handed over 49 planes from across the A220 and A320 aircraft families: two […]

Boom and Rolls-Royce Explore Propulsion Systems for Overture

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another pair of aerospace giants have announced about the collaboration on the development of a supersonic jet. This time these are Boom Supersonic and Rolls-Royce which are exploring propulsion system options for the supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture. The teams will investigate whether an existing engine architecture can be adapted for supersonic flight, while Boom’s internal […]

Boeing Pushes Back First 777X Delivery for 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another set of speculations has been brought to an end. Boeing is officially pushing back the first delivery of its new 777X aircraft until 2022. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the launch customer of the 777-9 – Emirates – will receive its initial wide-body one year later than planned, in 2022. The 777/777X combined […]

Official: Boeing to End Production of Legendary 747 in 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute After long speculations and unconfirmed statements, Boeing has finally affirmed that the production of the 747 “Queen of the Skies” will come to an end in 2022. The information has been revealed by Boeing CEO in the letter to employees on quarterly results and market realities. “The reality is the pandemic’s impact on the aviation […]

Spirit to Build Forward Fuselage for Supersonic Business Jet AS2

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aerion and Spirit AeroSystems have agreed on production of the forward fuselage for the AS2 supersonic business jet. It is expected to begin jet production in 2023.  The agreement is a further step in the partnership between two companies. The first collaboration began in 2019, when working on preliminary design of the AS2’s forward, pressurized […]

Embraer Works out More Cargo Space in Its Commercial Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute With a recent surge in available cargo space, Embraer has arrived with freight transportation solutions for its commercial aircraft lines EMB 120s, ERJ 145s, and E-Jets. The exemption for the carriage of additional freight on Embraer passenger aircraft has been already approved by ANAC, Brazil’s civil aviation regulatory authority. Embraer published Technical Dispositions for the […]