Category: US & Canada

Brussels Airport to Get Preclearance for Flights to the U.S.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brussels will become the first airport in continental Europe with US customs checks. Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Defense and United States authorities signed a “preclearance” agreement on Monday to allow passengers boarding flights from Brussels Airport to the United States. The customers will be allowed to clear U.S. customs and immigration prior to […]

Air Canada Refinances 18 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada today announced that it recently completed two longer-term refinancing transactions for a total amount of approximately $1.52 billion, replacing short-term facilities. The first transaction consists of a committed Secured Facility totaling $787.7 million to finance Air Canada’s purchase of the first 18 Airbus A220 aircraft with a term of 12 years from the […]

Air Canada Launches Infinite Canada Flight Pass

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s flag carrier today introduced its new Infinite Canada Flight Pass, designed to give customers the ultimate in flexibility and certainty for booking travel within Canada. It is an unusual decision for the premium class airline, but all the moves trying to boost sales and air travel might help recover the business faster. The pass […]

U.S. to end COVID-19 airport screening for international travelers

Reading Time: < 1 minute The U.S. government on Monday will stop conducting an enhanced screening of passengers on inbound international flights for COVID-19, Yahoo News has announced yesterday. The screening operations have been held at select airports since January, when the first cases of the disease began to emerge from Wuhan, China. Since March, incoming international flights from select […]

Why Chartering the Right Private Jet is So Important?

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is what private aviation is all about; being able to choose the aircraft that will take you to your next destination. From small turboprops to large transatlantic jets, choosing the right one might make or break your private jet experience. There is a right private airplane for every route, and therefore the role a […]

Boom and Rolls-Royce Explore Propulsion Systems for Overture

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another pair of aerospace giants have announced about the collaboration on the development of a supersonic jet. This time these are Boom Supersonic and Rolls-Royce which are exploring propulsion system options for the supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture. The teams will investigate whether an existing engine architecture can be adapted for supersonic flight, while Boom’s internal […]

Boeing Pushes Back First 777X Delivery for 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another set of speculations has been brought to an end. Boeing is officially pushing back the first delivery of its new 777X aircraft until 2022. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the launch customer of the 777-9 – Emirates – will receive its initial wide-body one year later than planned, in 2022. The 777/777X combined […]

Frontier Airlines Supplements Fleet with 100th Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute All-Airbus fleet of Frontier Airlines, a US low-cost carrier, has further expanded with the 100th aircraft – Airbus A320neo assembled in Mobile, Alabama. The plane is featuring ‘Chinook the Gray Wolf’ on the tail with a distinctive starry night backdrop. Notably, Frontier operates the largest A320neo fleet in the US. As of 30 June, Frontier […]

Official: Boeing to End Production of Legendary 747 in 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute After long speculations and unconfirmed statements, Boeing has finally affirmed that the production of the 747 “Queen of the Skies” will come to an end in 2022. The information has been revealed by Boeing CEO in the letter to employees on quarterly results and market realities. “The reality is the pandemic’s impact on the aviation […]

Spirit to Build Forward Fuselage for Supersonic Business Jet AS2

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aerion and Spirit AeroSystems have agreed on production of the forward fuselage for the AS2 supersonic business jet. It is expected to begin jet production in 2023.  The agreement is a further step in the partnership between two companies. The first collaboration began in 2019, when working on preliminary design of the AS2’s forward, pressurized […]