Category: US & Canada

$1.6 Billion for Modernization of LAX

American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officially broke ground on a US$1.6 billion modernization project to fully reimagine Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminals 4 and 5. The project marks American’s largest individual investment at an airport in its 92-year history and reaffirms the airline’s commitment to Los Angeles. The project will fully […]

Turbulence Injures 15 People on Argentinas A330 Flight

An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Miami (USA) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza (Argentina) with 192 passengers, suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to 15 passengers. Aircraft was enroute about 90nm north of Rio Branco (Brazil) deviating around thunderstorm cells when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing an altitude deviation of more than -700 feet and […]

Bombardier on Track with New Global 5500 and 6500

Bombardier has announced that the flight test program for the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft is progressing on schedule, with 70 per cent of flight testing complete. “The response to the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft has been overwhelmingly positive since their unveiling at EBACE,” said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “The […]

NetJets Will Receive up to 325 Textron Cessna Business Jets

NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company, has struck a deal with Textron to acquire up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Longitude aircraft and 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircraft and which Textron anticipates will be firmed up over the next few weeks. NetJets has operated Cessna aircraft since 1984 and the current deal would see its fleet of […]

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to a customer, the company announced at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition. The aircraft is scheduled to fly to an interior finishing center. “We are excited to begin delivering a longer-range and more capable version of the world’s most popular business jetliner,” […]

Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 Experiences Engine Problem

A Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of United, performing flight from San Francisco to Burbank (USA), experienced engine problem. Aircraft was descending towards Burbank when the crew reported a problem with the right hand engine (CF34) and decided to divert to Los Angeles (USA). The aircraft landed safely on Los Angeles’ runway 24R, queried with tower […]

Supersonic Business Jet to Cross Atlantic Already in 2023

Aerion Corporation, a manufacturer of a new generation of efficient supersonic aircraft, revealed that it expects to fly its Aerion As2 supersonic business jet already in 2023. According to Aerion Chief Executive Tom Vice, Aerion AS2 is due to cross the Atlantic at supersonic speed before the end of 2023. This would be the “first supersonic crossing […]

Russia Receives First Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from ALC. S7, operated by Globus Airlines, becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new and improved 737 airplane. S7 plans to take 10 more 737 MAX jets over the next few years as part of its […]

Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. According to Boeing, the new 777X is built on the company’s successful 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although will feature a bigger […]

United Airbus A320 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

A United Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Fort Myers to Newark (USA), engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was climbing out of Ft. Myers’ runway when the left hand engine (V2527) emitted a loud bang and streaks of flame prompting the crew to stop the climb at about 13500 feet, shut the engine down and return […]