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Focus on: how an aircraft is built

International collaboration for global jetliners From design through production and onward to final tests and certifications, each Airbus jetliner is the result of wide-ranging expertise, complex logistics, and multinational cooperation across thousands of employees, suppliers and partners. Design offices and engineering centres Airbus’ principle of global cooperation is built upon a global network of regional… Read More ›

WOW air’s first A330neo rolls out of paintshop

Iceland-based airline continues fleet modernisation WOW air‘s first A330neo aircraft has rolled out of the paintshop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type worldwide. WOW air is an all-Airbus operator with a fleet of… Read More ›

Philippine Airlines selects Airbus Flight Hour Services maintenance solution for its A350-900 fleet

Airbus’ FHS reaffirms its leading position on the A350 XWB both globally and in the Asia-Pacific region. FHS contract to support PAL’s long-haul services to North America and Europe. Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) to support the maintenance requirements of the Philippine flag carrier’s A350-900 aircraft with the signing of… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins’ new Air Rest™ business class seats launch with Oman Air

New luxury electric business class seating for narrowbody aircraft Allows passengers total control of their environment HAMBURG, Germany (April 10, 2018) – Oman Air’s Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is the first to feature Rockwell Collins’ new Air Rest™ luxury business class seating solution for narrowbody aircraft. Initial deliveries for a total of 30 aircraft recently… Read More ›

Boeing, Qatar Airways Sign Letter of Intent for Five 777 Freighters

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways today signed a letter of intent to purchase five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion at list prices. When a purchase is finalized, it will be posted to Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website. The letter of intent was signed during a ceremony attended by Qatari Minister of Finance and… Read More ›

Boeing, American Airlines Sign Major Order for 47 787 Dreamliners

World’s largest airline to more than double its Dreamliner fleet with 47 firm orders and 28 options Order is valued at $12 billion; includes 787-8 and 787-9 models American cites 787 family’s performance, commonality, market success for repeat order Boeing [NYSE:BA] and American Airlines today announced the world’s largest airline will more than double its… Read More ›

Honeywell Expands Connected Aircraft Solutions To The Most Overlooked Part Of Aerospace: The Ground

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is expanding its GoDirect® connected services to one of the last unconnected aerospace frontiers, the ground. A new agreement with global telematics company Pinnacle will enable the two companies to connect an airport’s ramp service into one single, managed solution that provides airlines and ground handlers with real-time insights into vehicle activity… Read More ›

Personal Transport Systems

Every science fiction writer of the 1950’s seemed to incorporate some kind of personal flying machine. The prospect seemed glittering. People of apparently ordinary means could load up, take off and travel in uncrowded skies to visit relatives. Today we have the same ambitions but a greater realism about the challenges that will present themselves…. Read More ›

Aegean commits to 30 A320neo Family aircraft

New fleet will ensure airline‘s growth and market-leading position ‎far into the future. Aegean ‎Airlines, the biggest airline in Greece, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus to purchase 30 A320neo Family aircraft, comprising 20 A320neos and 10 A321neos. The airline will also acquire a significant number of new A320neo family aircraft from… Read More ›

Qantas starts history-making flight direct to London

Qantas’ first Perth to London flight has taken off, marking the start of the only direct air link between Australia and Europe – and the fastest way of traveling between the two continents. The history-making QF9, carrying more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, pushed back just before 7pm on Saturday evening and will land… Read More ›

American Airlines Celebrity Ski Raises $1 Million for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

American Airlines raised more than $1 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 33rd Annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski weekend. Guests were joined by more than 20 celebrities – including Lenny Clarke, Louis van Amstel and Andre Reed – on the snowy slopes of Beaver Creek, Colorado. Funds will go directly to support the… Read More ›

Next generation propulsion

The turbo-jet gas turbine engine has been a feature of flight for long enough to be the normal experience of perhaps the majority of travellers. It has settled to a design concept that is reproduced by all the major manufacturers and made in substantial quantities. High by-pass ratio all jet engines power the great majority… Read More ›

Next generation propulsion.

The turbo-jet gas turbine engine has been a feature of flight for long enough to be the normal experience of perhaps the majority of travellers. It has settled to a design concept that is reproduced by all the major manufacturers and made in substantial quantities. High by-pass ratio all jet engines power the great majority… Read More ›

American Airlines Celebrity Ski Raises $1 Million for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

American Airlines raised more than $1 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 33rd Annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski weekend. Guests were joined by more than 20 celebrities – including Lenny Clarke, Louis van Amstel and Andre Reed – on the snowy slopes of Beaver Creek, Colorado. Funds will go directly to support the… Read More ›

Lufthansa Technik signs CBSA for CFM LEAP-1A engine

First overhauls expected in 2019 CFM International and Lufthansa Technik completed a CFM Branded Service Agreement (CBSA) on 28 February to support CFM LEAP-1A engines. Under the terms of the CBSA, Lufthansa Technik becomes part of the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) network for LEAP-1A engines. “It is a real pleasure to welcome a provider… Read More ›

Spirit AeroSystems CEO Wins Aviation Leadership Award

Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Tom Gentile has been selected as the 2018 Aviation Week Grand Laureate Award winner for Commercial Aerospace Leadership. he panel of judges recently recognized Gentile for “leading the turnaround of the aerospace industry’s leading aerostructures provider and securing a long-term master contract with Boeing.”  The award was presented last night… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines Installed on the First A320neo Family Aircraft to be Delivered from the Airbus Mobile, Alabama Production Facility.

Airbus recently received Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for installation on the first A320neo family aircraft to be assembled and delivered out of its Mobile, Alabama production facility. The engines were installed on an A321neo aircraft as final assembly and delivery preparations continue. “We are thrilled that the first A320neo family aircraft to be delivered… Read More ›

Sichuan Airlines signs A350 XWB Flight Hour Services (FHS) components support and AiRTHM agreement with Airbus

Airbus’ expertise in services secures highest performance and operations of airline’s fleet  Sichuan Airlines, an all-Airbus-fleet airline based in Chengdu, has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) and Airbus Real Time Health Monitoring Service (AiRTHM) to provide components and predictive maintenance support securing the highest service level and operations for its new fleet of four… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A330neo first test flight

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the new Airbus A330neo into the skies for its first test flight today. The aircraft took off from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France, this morning, marking the beginning of a flight test programme. The Trent 7000, the exclusive… Read More ›

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