Category: US & Canada

Boeing Could Face $3.9 Million Penalty Over Faulty Parts on 737 NG

Reading Time: 2 minutes The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to fine Boeing over $3.9 million for “installing nonconforming components on approximately 133 aircraft, which Boeing subsequently presented as ready for airworthiness certification”. According to the FAA, Boeing had not monitored its suppliers properly and failed to ensure that the slat tracks, troubled parts on 737 NG models, […]

Gulfstream Begins G500 Deliveries to Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G500™ has been delivered to its first European customer. An undisclosed Western-Europe-based charter operator took delivery of the aircraft in Savannah. The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service in North America, Brazil, the Middle East and Europe. The […]

United Places Huge Order for 50 Airbus A321XLR Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute United, one of the major airlines in the US, has ordered 50 Airbus A321 Xtra Long Range (XLR) aircraft to expand its transatlantic routes network and replace older aircraft models. The delivery of the first Airbus A321XLR is expected to take place in 2024, while start of international service is scheduled for 2025. “In addition […]

100th Airbus A220 in a Refreshed airBaltic Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has passed a special milestone – production of the 100th Airbus A220-300 aircraft for its customer airBaltic, the Latvian airline. The brand new plane features a new and comfortable cabin layout with 149 seats plus a modernised livery. This was also the special event for airBaltic which at the Airbus aircraft programme’s headquarters in […]

TOP 5 World’s Largest Aviation Markets

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the next 20 years, a large portion of the development in the worldwide aviation market will originate from the Asia-Pacific locale, which will represent 55 percent, while the expansion from China will represent 28 percent in the Asia-Pacific. The quickly developing aviation market will add strain to the airport structure. Among the world’s leading […]

Lufthansa Faces $6.4 Million Penalty For Breaching FAA Regulations

Reading Time: < 1 minute The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) claims that Lufthansa, the flag carrier and largest German airline, was operating unapproved flights to as well as out of San Diego and Philadelphia. Correspondingly, the FAA seeks $6.4 million fine for breaching Federal Aviation Regulations allegedly conducting almost 900 flights into and out of San […]

Secret Debut of Boeing 737 MAX 10

Reading Time: < 1 minute First it was Boeing 777X which secretly debuted in view of tragic events and turbulence that Boeing had been hit in that time. Now, it is Boeing 737 MAX 10, even when another member of this troubled family, 737 MAX 8, is grounded all over the world. The 737 MAX 10 is the largest aircraft […]

Boeing Provides Status Update on 737 MAX Progress

Reading Time: < 1 minute “With the rigorous scrutiny being applied, we are confident the MAX will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly”. The Boeing Company has provided an update on the progress of 737 MAX. According to the statement, Boeing has completed one of the five key milestones. It was the FAA eCab Simulator Certification Session […]

Air Canada Readies to Take First Canadian-Made A220-300 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada is about to receive the first Canadian-made Airbus A220-300 aircraft, which has just rolled out from the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel. The aircraft, designed  in a 137-seat dual-class cabin layout, is expected to join the airline in December. Now, after being painted into the color of the […]