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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, 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 ›

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 ›

2018 summer schedule – a 4.1% increase in capacity

+4.1% increase in capacity compared to the previous summer season *; A record: 78 new services** on the long, medium and short-haul networks; 314 destinations in 116 countries served by the Air France-KLM group in 2018; Consolidated partnerships on all continents and an enlarged network. For the 2018 summer season (from 25 March to 27… Read More ›

SpiceJet

SpiceJet is India‘s favorite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 408 average daily flights to 52 destinations, including 45 domestic and 7 international ones. The airline connects its network with a fleet of 38 Boeing 737NG and 22 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers… Read More ›

Indian demand for new aircraft forecasted at 1,750 over 20 years

20-year growth almost twice as fast as the world average Largest footprint in India of any international aircraft manufacturer Every Airbus commercial aircraft is partly ‘Made in India’  India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to… Read More ›

Virgin Australia announces Sydney – Hong Kong flights.

Virgin Australia today announced plans to launch flights between Sydney and Hong Kong, increasing the airline’s presence into Greater China. Subject to authorisation, Virgin Australia plans to operate daily return services between the two cities with its dual aisle Airbus A330-200 aircraft, featuring ‘The Business’, which has been named the world’s best Business Class for… 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 ›

Fying to the most countries in the world, Turkish Airlines is now recruiting experienced Captains & First Officers.

“Turkish Airlines invites you to take part of being in its team.  Turkish Airlines which flies to 300 destinations across 120 countries, has 329 aircraft in its fleet. The average age of the fleet is about seven years, making it one of the youngest in Europe. With the aircrafts which Turkish Airlines will take the… Read More ›

Scoot

About Scoot Scoot is the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group. Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand and positioning it well for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over fifty million guests and now operates a fleet of… Read More ›

First BelugaXL transporter rolls off assembly line.

This next-generation super transporter is one of the largest aircraft in existence The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France this month. Once operational, a fleet of these next-generation airlifters will be used to transport completed sections of Airbus aircraft among the company’s European production… Read More ›

Boeing, Azerbaijan Airlines Announce Deal for 787 Dreamliners, Freighters, 787 Landing Gear Exchange Program

Azerbaijan Airlines grows its 787 Dreamliner fleet from two to seven. The airline will be the launch customer for the 787 landing gear exchange program. Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced an order for five more 787-8 Dreamliners and a commitment to purchase two large freighters. The agreement, announced at the 2017 Dubai Air… Read More ›

Austrian Airlines to Hire 300 New Flight Attendants.

Live castings to take place in Graz and Linz for the first time Dates: November 17, 2017 in Graz and November 18, 2017 in Linz Prospective candidates can apply online at http://www.austrianairlines.ag Austrian Airlines is looking to hire 300 new flight attendants to be stationed in Vienna for the year 2018. The airline is forging… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Expanding Business in Columbus, Georgia, to Meet Increased Demand.

Investment to expand engine maintenance capability for revolutionary PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines, which are transforming aviation • Advanced manufacturing equipment upgrades and new infrastructure to be added • More than 500 new employees to be hired • Robust training program with Columbus Technical College established for employees EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Tuesday, February 14, 2017… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins to demonstrate advances in defense avionics and communications solutions at Aero India 2017

Next week at Aero India 2017, Rockwell Collins will spotlight enhanced situational awareness aerial systems, modernized flight decks, perimeter surveillance systems and cross-domain communications capabilities. “Over the past decade, Rockwell Collins has demonstrated its commitment to India by growing our presence to better serve our customers in the region and establishing strategic partnerships,” said Sonny… Read More ›

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