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British Airways celebrates 60 years since operating the first jet engine flight across the Atlantic.

BOAC, British Airways’ predecessor, operated the first transatlantic jet engine flight on October 4, 1958 BOAC beat arch-rival Pan Am to become the first to do so Reduced 18-hour journey between London and New York to 7-hours Airline hosted special anniversary event at its headquarters to celebrate Sixty years ago, British Airways, then called BOAC – British… Read More ›

JetBlue Warms Up Winter with New Palm Springs Service in Boston and Expanded Flying Season in New York

Boston’s #1 Airline – Soon Flying to 70 Nonstop Destinations – Will Launch The Only Service between New England and California’s Popular Desert Oasis New York’s Hometown Airline® Set to Extend Flying Season through Memorial Day 2019, Add Saturday Mint Flights and Operate Larger Aircraft for Fourth Season JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced it is… Read More ›

The “Shark” E190-E2 Arrives in Europe for the Demonstration Tour

Following a successful tour in Africa and in the US, Embraer is now beginning the European and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) part of the E190-E2 worldwide demonstration tour. The aircraft will visit more than 15 countries during September. At each stop, Embraer will show the capabilities of the world’s quietest, cleanest and most… Read More ›

OK Aviation Group – Our Authorised Pilatus Centre in the Czech Republic

Husband and wife team Lubomir and Hana Cornak are the successful joint owners of the OK Aviation Group based in Pribram – our Authorised Pilatus PC-12 & PC-24 Sales & Service Centre for Central Europe. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Anyone who visits the modern hangar operated by OK Aviation at Pribram just under an hour’s drive… Read More ›

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

New research and development facility brings together engineering teams to accelerate development of future mobility solutions 100,000 square foot facility scheduled to open in 2020 Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT)… Read More ›

Gulfstream revolutionizes patient care with state-of-art MEDEVAC Aircraft

Modified G550 Delivered To Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center For Disaster Relief And Air Rescue Services. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has designed and delivered a state-of-the-art Gulfstream G550 medevac aircraft that will revolutionize in-flight medical care. The modified G550 was delivered to the Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center during a delivery… Read More ›

NASA Technologies Significantly Reduce Aircraft Noise

A series of NASA flight tests has successfully demonstrated technologies that achieve a significant reduction in the noise generated by aircraft and heard by communities near airports. The Acoustic Research Measurement (ARM) flights, which concluded in May, at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, tested technology to address airframe noise, or noise that is… Read More ›

Gulfstream to expand in Savannah

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced plans to build a new service center at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in response to its growing customer fleet’s needs for maintenance and service. The service center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019 and create about 200 jobs. Gulfstream will invest approximately US$55 million to build… Read More ›

Air Canada to Save 160 Tonnes of Carbon on Earth Day through Innovative Biojet Fuel Project at Toronto Pearson Airport

Airline serves as lead partner to introduce biojet into airport shared fuel system Air Canada will save 160 tonnes of carbon on 22 domestic flights this Earth Day through an innovative biofuel demonstration project at Toronto-Pearson Airport. Under the project, coordinated by Canada‘s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), Air Canada is a leading partner, introducing… Read More ›

Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services signs heavy maintenance services agreement with CommutAir

Embraer today announced that CommutAir, a United Express carrier, has selected Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) in Nashville, Tennessee as the exclusive heavy maintenance provider for the company’s fleet of up to 61 ERJ-145 aircraft. Per the three-year agreement, which was announced during the 2018 Embraer ERJ Operators Conference currently taking place in Fort Lauderdale,… Read More ›

Gulfstream delivers 300th G650

Ultra-Long-Range ‘Game Changer’ Remains In High Demand Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently delivered the 300th aircraft in the Gulfstream G650 family. This milestone comes just over five years after the aircraft entered service in December 2012. “The continued popularity and demand for the G650 affirms its position as the leader in the ultra-long-range segment,” said Mark… Read More ›

Gulfstream G500 and G600 to make ABACE debut

Globetrotting G500 To Join Class-Leading Gulfstream Fleet In Shanghai Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s newest offerings, the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600, will join the Gulfstream fleet on display at China’s Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport next week for the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The show will mark the G500’s 19th stop on a world… Read More ›

NBAA Congratulates Cirrus Aircraft on Collier Trophy for Vision Jet

Cirrus Aircraft has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy, given annually by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) for “designing, certifying and entering into service the Vision Jet ­– ­the world’s first single-engine general aviation personal jet aircraft with a whole airframe parachute system.” It was during NBAA’s 2016 Business… Read More ›

Air New Zealand calls for tighter regulations on drones

Air New Zealand is advocating for tighter regulation for the illegal operation of drones after a near miss with an international flight approaching Auckland Airport on Sunday afternoon which potentially put the safety of 278 customers and crew at risk. Pilots operating Air New Zealand flight NZ092 from Haneda, Tokyo encountered a drone estimated to be just… Read More ›

Emirates wins three Passenger Choice Awards at APEX Asia

Accolades underline Emirates’ outstanding onboard facilities and services, as rated by passengers. Emirates received three Regional Passenger Choice Awards for Best Entertainment in the Middle East, Best Inflight Wi-Fi in the Middle East, and the Best Overall Experience in the Middle East at the 2018 APEX Passenger Choice Awards ceremony held during APEX Asia in… 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 ›

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 ›

CFM adds LEAP-1A/LEAP-1B capability to Hyderabad CFM Training Center

State-of-the-art facility support customers throughout India, Middle East, and Far East airlines Ten years after it was officially opened, CFM International has expanded the capability of the CFM Training Center here to include both the LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines as the fleet in India continues to grow. “We built the Hyderabad CFM Training Center 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 ›

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