Category: Manufacturers & MRO

Boeing: 56% Decrease in Deliveries and No Orders in May

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing, the US-based aircraft manufacturer, announced it delivered 56% less aircraft in May compared to the same month last year. Also, the planemaker won no orders. Due to the 737 MAX crisis which sparked off after the deadly Ethiopian crash in March, deliveries of new MAX aircraft were also suspended. Thus, the company handed to […]

A Look into the Fastest Private Jets Ever Made

Reading Time: 4 minutes Air travel has come a long way since December 17th, 1903, when the Wright Flyer hurtled through the skies at what was then a whopping 29 miles per hour! While military planes have broken the sound barrier, private jets are pushing the envelope in style. Today, the fastest private jets deliver passengers to far away […]

Radical New Aircraft ‘Flying-V’. What Is It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Attempts to make aviation more sustainable are endless. It is even hard to recount how many ideas and concepts were presented to the world of aviation. Electric aircraft, solar-powered aircraft, planes run by aviation biofuel. One of the recent entrants onto the stage of innovative solutions for sustainable aviation is the ‘Flying-V‘ concept. It is […]

Airbus Wins Only One Order but Delivers 81 Aircraft in May

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus booked an order for one ACJ320neo corporate jetliner in May and delivered 81 aircraft from all members of its in-production jetliner product line during the month, which were received by 49 customers. The ACJ320neo acquisition was by an undisclosed customer – bringing overall bookings for NEO versions of the A319/A320/A321 Family to 6,505. Overall […]

GE9X Engine Problem Could Delay First Boeing 777X Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute The problem detected while testing General Electric Co’s new GE9X turbine engine gives rise to growing uncertainty over the first flight of Boeing’s newest widebody aircraft 777X. It was expected that the aircraft powered by the world’s biggest commercial engines will go for a maiden flight already this month. Speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions […]

Bombardier in Talks with Mitsubishi over CRJ Program

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries admitted being in talks over the Bombardier’s Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) program. No agreement has been reached yet. “Before any agreement can be reached further review and analysis by Bombardier management and approval by Bombardier’s Board of Directors are required, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. must complete its due diligence […]

Airlines Fear Boeing 777X Deliveries to be Delayed

Reading Time: 1 minute In the wake of the Boeing 737 MAX crisis, airlines are worried about the scheduled deliveries of the newest Boeing aircraft – 777X. Among the concerned airlines are Emirates and Lufthansa, the Wall Street Journal reports. However, CEO of Boeing, Dennis A. Muilenburg speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference, said that MAX matters are […]

New Name for Airbus & Bombardier: Airbus Canada

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus announced a new name for its partnership with Bombardier, known as the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP). Starting 1 June, 2019, it will become Airbus Canada Limited Partnership. “The new name reflects the majority interest of Airbus in the partnership since July 1, 2018. The partnership is adopting the Airbus logo as its […]

Aeroflot not to Get Compensation for Delayed MC-21

Reading Time: 2 minutes Deliveries to launch customer Aeroflot of Russia’s advanced narrow-body MC-21 aircraft project have been postponed until 2021, Sergey Chemezov, head of Rostec corporation, the new parent of Irkut, the aircraft’s manufacturer, has confirmed. “Serial production of the MC-21 will be delayed until 2021. Aeroflot won’t receive the first aircraft before 2021,” he has revealed to […]

Long-Awaited Boeing 777X: Where Is It?

Reading Time: 2 minutes So much excitement around the new Boeing 777X but so little information on its progress. Especially now, when Boeing struggles to bring 737 MAX turbulence to an end and restore trust of its clients in safety of its aircraft. If someone thinks that nothing is going on with a new plane, in fact, it is […]