Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

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SmartLynx Is Set to Introduce Boeing 737 MAX to Its Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute SmartLynx Airlines, a Latvia-based wet lease operator, has just signed an agreement with SMBC Aviation Capital to lease two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, to meet growing demand from European and overseas markets. Zygimantas Surintas, SmartLynx Airlines CEO comments: “As SmartLynx Airlines continues to modernize its fleet, there’s no doubt that the Boeing 737 MAX […]

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American Airlines Places 30 More Boeing 737 MAX Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines has announced that it has agreed to take an additional 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Deliveries of these 30 planes will take place in 2023 and 2024. In total, American will have 130 aircraft in its fleet after the newest MAX jets join it. American Airlines was one of the first airlines to […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Reintroduces B737 MAX Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute On the 1st of February, Ethiopian Airlines completed a passenger flight on B737 MAX. It was the first time the aircraft of this operator took to the skies since the B737 MAX grounding that lasted for two years.  While airborne, acting Chief Executive Officer Esayas Woldemariam told reporters that commercial flights would resume after the […]

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Jazeera Airways Buys 28 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The board of Kuwait-based budget airline Jazeera Airways approved a $3.4 billion deal to buy 28 narrow-body aircraft from Airbus to expand its fleet across markets in the Middle East parts of Europe. Commenting on his airline’s decision to expand the fleet with additional Airbus jets, Jazeera Airways Chairman Marwan Boodai said in November: “Jazeera […]

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Embraer Completes Reintegration of Its Business

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer has successfully completed the reintegration of its commercial aviation business. The reintegration ensures operational benefits and eliminates fiscal inefficiencies that an integrated, less complex, and more agile management can offer. With the completion and restoration of normal service in the company, commercial aviation is again directly linked to Embraer’s structure. “We believe that 2022 […]

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Airbus is Creating Its Own Cargo Airline called Airbus Beluga Transport

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus on Tuesday said it is renting out its giant Beluga aircraft to outside customers. The whale-shaped planes are usually used to transport large aircraft parts for its planes like wings and fuselage sections between its factories in Europe. Airbus is forming a new airline called Airbus Beluga Transport to fly large cargo for space, […]

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Airbus Will Build the First Aircraft “Lifecycle” Service Center in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the city of Chengdu and Tarmac Aerosave for the development of the first sustainable aircraft “lifecycle” service centre in China. This agreement will include multiple of activities from aircraft parking and storage, upgrades, conversions, maintenance and dismantling for various airplane types. “This is another concrete contribution […]

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Boeing 2021 Aircraft Deliveries Surged

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing’s sales and deliveries of new planes increased in 2021, but the plane manufacturer still ended the year behind its main rival Airbus. According to Boeing, it delivered 340 aircraft, up from 157 in 2020. However, Airbus surpassed Boeing, having delivered over twice the number handled by Boeing, and it became the world’s largest airplane […]

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Airbus Increases Deliveries By 8% In 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has remained the world’s largest plane maker for the third year running as it outperformed Boeing by delivering 611 jets in 2021, up 8% from the year before. A320 family aircraft were unsurprisingly the most delivered planes throughout the year, with 483 deliveries. The A350 was the next most frequently delivered, with 55 handovers. […]

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Allegiant Air Orders 50 New B737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute US low-cost carrier Allegiant Air confirmed plans to buy 50 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft as it prepares for a post-pandemic rebound in tourism. According to Reuters, Allegiant “has experienced one of the strongest recoveries of US airlines,” Jefferies analyst Sheila Kahyaoglu wrote, adding that the order is evidence of post-pandemic confidence in leisure travel […]