Category: US & Canada

Another Airbus Success: Orders for A220 Keep Growing

Reading Time: 2 minutes No doubts that the star of the Parist Air Show 2019 is the A321XLR, the launch of which was officially announced on the first day of the event. But it is not the only aircraft type Airbus is actively winning business for. Its A220 is on a strong demand as well. As for now, the […]

Newest Airbus A321XLR Goes Viral: Orders Springing Up

Reading Time: 3 minutes Airbus has been shaking the ground of Paris Air Show 2019 since the first day, when it officially launched its long-anticipated Airbus A321 Extra-Long Range aircraft, with a service entry planned in 2023. Through the three days of the event, Airbus succeeded in securing already 201 orders for its latest revolution. Or to be more […]

Rolls-Royce and Aeroflot Celebrate Engine Record

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce and Aeroflot are celebrating an incredible new record for an engine in service. One of the airline’s Trent 700 engines has completed more than 50,000 engine flying hours without requiring an overhaul – a world record for a widebody engine. The engine first entered service in 2008 and is still going strong today, powering […]

Skytrax Names Best Airlines for 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute For the 19th yaerSkytrax, the Oscars of the aviation industry, has held a World Airline Awards ceremony to name the best carriers of 2019. 21.65 million eligible survey entries were counted to choose from over 300 airlines TOP ones. In 2019, the title of World’s Best Airline went to Qatar Airways, which held this title […]

200 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft on Order: First After Grounding

Reading Time: 1 minute The second day of Paris Air Show 2019 has brought Boeing some exciting news. International Airlines Group (IAG) has expressed its intention to purchase 200 Boeing 737 MAX planes. The deal is valued at more than $24 billion, per list prices. IAG, the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and LEVEL, and the […]

Embraer and United Airlines Go for 39 E175s

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer announced at Paris Air Show 2019 that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order comprises 20 firm aircraft and 19 options in a 70-seat configuration. The order has a value of USD 1.9 billion, based on Embraer’s current list prices, with all options being exercised. The […]

Air Force One to Have a New Livery by 2024?

Reading Time: 1 minute The iconic livery of the US presidential transport, Air Force One, could to be given a fresh look, Donald Trump, the president of the US has revealed in an exclusive interview with ABC news. Most of us already got used to the distinctive painting of the Air Force One Boeing 747 aircraft. Blue & White. […]

Federal Aviation Administration Proposes Civil Penalty against Allegiant Air

Reading Time: 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $715,438 civil penalty against Allegiant Air, LLC, of Las Vegas for allegedly operating an aircraft on more than two dozen flights following improper engine maintenance. In October 2017, Allegiant asked the FAA if it could deactivate an MD-80’s functioning automatic reverse thrust system when the aircraft engine’s exhaust […]

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 […]