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Myrtle Beach’s #1 Airline Announces New Minneapolis-St. Paul — Myrtle Beach Service.

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December 16, 2017

Spirit Airlines to begin nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Myrtle Beach on April 12, 2018 MIRAMAR, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Is the winter chill already getting you down? Start planning your next family beach vacation or golf trip with friends thanks to Spirit Airlines’ (NASDAQ:SAVE) new seasonal service to the Carolina coast…. Read More ›

V-22 Osprey Fleet Tops 400,000 Flight Hours

…The Bell Boeing V-22 is continuing to achieve outstanding mission success, performing missions only capable with tiltrotor technology.

Historic Milestone in Swiss Economic History: Pilatus Obtains PC-24 Type Certificates.

On 7 December 2017 Pilatus obtained type certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the US-American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the first ever Swiss business jet. Certification of the Super Versatile Jet prepares the ground for initial customer deliveries, which will see the PC-24 business jet take off from Central Switzerland for… Read More ›

flydubai commits to US$ 27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

Third aircraft order in airline’s 8-year history Dubai-based flydubai today announced a commitment to a US$27 billion order for 225 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to support the growth of its fleet.  This is the third aircraft order placed by the airline with Boeing in its eight-year history and follows orders placed in 2008 and 2013. … Read More ›

Sikorsky Conducts Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Training Systems Critical Design Review

  Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the successful conduct of the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Program Training Systems Critical Design Review (CDR). This event prepares the CRH program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter’s training systems. This marks an important step in developing maintenance and aircrew training devices, courseware… Read More ›

Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters and Four 777-300ERs

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways announced an order today for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $2.16 billion at list prices. The orders were previously unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The airline also received the first of its 747-8 Freighters at a delivery ceremony attended by His Excellency… Read More ›

Boeing VP Robinson-Berry Receives Aerospace Achievement Award

Recognized for leadership and advocacy for young women in aerospace industry. Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing [NYSE: BA] South Carolina, received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace‘s annual awards ceremony last night. “We are incredibly proud of Joan and the recognition she is receiving for her positive contributions to… Read More ›

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline’s 125th Delivery

National carrier takes delivery of 27th 787 Dreamliner EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s 125th airplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. “Boeing airplanes are, and always have been, the foundation of Air India’s fleet, providing… Read More ›

Year to date global aviation snapshot (Source: ICAO)

 

Victor, leading on-demand Jet Charter marketplace, closes $20m Series B investment.

Leading private jet charter business Victor secures $20m in Series B investment round led by BP Ventures – the investment arm of global energy company BP. Victor set to expand global footprint and develop B2B offering – helping realize vision of becoming an essential ‘full spectrum’ service platform for general aviation sector. Latest fundraising round… Read More ›

Boeing, Ruili Airlines Announce Commitment for 20 737 MAXs

Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Ruili Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for 20 737 MAX airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The airplanes, valued at approximately $2.2 billion at current list prices, will be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries websiteonce all contingencies are cleared. “We are very excited about adding more 737… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Gives $1 Million to Metropolitan State University to Grow Expertise in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will announce today a $1 million grant to Metropolitan State University of Denver during the inauguration of the school’s new Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building. The grant and work there will shape the workforce of the future in manufacturing affordable, capable, innovative spacecraft. The funds, distributed over four years, establish an on-campus Lockheed Martin Additive Manufacturing Laboratory,… Read More ›

NBAA Responds to Appeals Court’s May 4 Order in SMO Petition Case

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today responded to a May 4 order from the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, delivered in connection with recent actions taken by the association to challenge an agreement between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the City of Santa Monica, which would restrict or ultimately prohibit… Read More ›

NBAA: Appropriations Bill Boosts Aviation Investment, Highlights ATC Privatization Concerns

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed congressional passage of annual appropriations legislation that increases funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and reaffirms concerns over privatization of air traffic control (ATC). Specifically, the budgeting legislation provides robust funding for the FAA’s operational, capital and research programs: $16.41 billion in budgetary resources, totaling $127… Read More ›

Beijing 999 signs agreement for the first H145 for medical rescue and SAR missions in China

The helicopter will be used to develop airborne mountain rescue services in the frame of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. Donauworth, Germany, Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center (Beijing 999), a subsidiary of Beijing Red Cross Foundation, signed an agreement today with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of one H145, the first of its… Read More ›

UOB And KrisFlyer Partnership Sets New Heights For Banking Solutions In Singapore

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and KrisFlyer1 today launched the KrisFlyer UOB Account, the first banking solution in Singapore to earn KrisFlyer miles when a customer saves or spends. The KrisFlyer UOB account provides an innovative way for customers who prefer to spend on a debit card or millennials in the early stages of their… Read More ›

JetBlue Expands Successful Port-au-Prince Service with Nonstop Orlando Flights

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced its intent to operate service between Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) later this year (a). JetBlue intends to launch this route, which currently does not have nonstop service, in December pending government approval. Seats are expected to go out for sale in the coming weeks…. Read More ›

MTU Yuchai Power established

MTU Yuchai Power Co. Ltd. is now in place – a joint venture between MTU Friedrichshafen and the Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Ltd. (GYMCL) whose mission it is to build large MTU-brand diesel engines in China. Recently instituted, MTU Yuchai Power Co. Ltd. has now been officially entered in the Chinese trade register. MTU Friedrichshafen,… Read More ›

Hawker Pacific Malaysia Appointed Falcon Authorized Service Center

Dassault Aviation has approved Hawker Pacific’s Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia facility as an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for Falcon 8X, Falcon 7X, Falcon 2000 EX Easy- and Falcon 900 EX EASy- series aircraft. Located at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang, the 36,000 square-foot facility is equipped to provide line maintenance services for both… Read More ›

Etihad Airways crowns winner of ‘Taste the World’ at taste of Hong Kong

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and official airline partner of Taste of Hong Kong, crowned Eric Räty, from Café Gray Deluxe, winner of the Taste the World competition in Hong Kong on 18 March 2017. The Taste the World award is presented to the chef who best epitomises Etihad Airways’… Read More ›

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