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Tag: Airliner

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 ›

MHI Delivers Aft Fuselage Panels for the First 777X, Boeing’s Next-Generation Wide-Body Airliner — Integrated Production System Utilizes the Cutting-Edge Equipment —

・ Delivery ceremony held at the Hiroshima Machinery Works Eba Plant on February 7 ・ Productivity enhanced with proprietary automated facilities, furthering development of the commercial aircraft business Tokyo, February 7, 2018 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has delivered the aft fuselage panels for the first Boeing 777X, Boeing‘s next-generation wide-body passenger aircraft. 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 ›

Airbus and THAI to evaluate new MRO business

State-of-the art facility to be developed at U-Tapao International Airport Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thai Airways International (THAI) to evaluate the development of a major new maintenance and overhaul (MRO) facility at U-Tapao International Airport near Bangkok. The MoU was signed in Bangkok today by Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President, Thai… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce wins $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines to power 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The engines will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®, which improves engine reliability, increases time on wing, and maximises the engine’s contribution to business performance. This builds on a previous SIA Group order… Read More ›

Today`s galery: Norwegian.

Norwegian has one of the newest and greenest fleets in the world. High fuel-efficiency is not only good for the environment, but also for your wallet. Norwegian’s fleet consists of around 120 aircraft including Boeing 737-800s for its short-haul operation and Boeing 787 Dreamliners for its long-haul operation. With an average fleet age of just 3.6… Read More ›

Boeing Launches New Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program

Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the launch of a new Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program. It provides airlines an integrated and economical solution, while building on Boeing’s successful history of exchange programs. Under the program, customers can exchange nacelle and flight-control surface parts that need repair or overhaul from a certified pool that Boeing… Read More ›

Ethiopian Received its Third Airbus A350 XWB

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, proudly announces that it received its third Airbus A350 XWB on February 1st, 2017. The aircraft is named after Erta Ale, a large basaltic shield volcano located in the Afar Region of north-eastern Ethiopia. Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “As part of our continuous fleet… Read More ›

SriLankan Cargo sets new record for cargo handling at BIA – Remarkable growth of nearly 13%

SriLankan Cargo (www.srilankancargo.com), the freight handling arm of SriLankan Airlines, set a new record for the amount of cargo handled at the Cargo Centre of Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport with a massive total of 239,636 tonnes in 2016, a remarkable growth of 12.88% over the 212,277 of the previous year. SriLankan Cargo handles cargo of… Read More ›

Pictures of te day: Virgin America

Launched in 2007, Virgin America is a California-based airline on a mission to make flying fun again with new planes, attractive fares, top-notch service, and innovative amenities. The airline’s base is San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) sleek and sustainable new Terminal 2. Virgin America has created 3,000 new jobs and swept the major travel awards… Read More ›

Air Canada Adds Non-Stop Montreal-Algiers and Montreal-Marseille Flights Starting in Summer 2017.

Air Canada announced the addition of two new seasonal destinations to its international network from Montreal. The new services, Montreal–Algiers and Montreal–Marseille will launch in June 2017, with the Montreal–Algiers route subject to government approvals. “Air Canada is excited to introduce non-stop service from Montreal to two new enticing destinations, Marseille and Algiers. In addition to… Read More ›

Air Canada Adds Non-Stop Montreal-Algiers and Montreal-Marseille Flights Starting in Summer 2017.

Montreal–Casablanca service returns in April 2017 with year-round flights Air Canada today announced the addition of two new seasonal destinations to its international network from Montreal. The new services, Montreal–Algiers and Montreal–Marseille will launch in June 2017, with the Montreal–Algiers route subject to government approvals. “Air Canada is excited to introduce non-stop service from Montreal to… Read More ›

GULFSTREAM G500 AND G600 ACHIEVE PROGRAM MILESTONES

Wing Joined To Fuselage On First G600 Flight-Test Article. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it recently joined the wing to the fuselage on the first Gulfstream G600 flight-test article, signifying steady progress in the G600 program. As production continues for the G600, the Gulfstream G500 flight-test program also achieved several milestones to include receiving the… Read More ›

THE 15TH SSJ100 JOINED INTERJET FLEET.

Another brand new Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft joined the Mexican Interjet’s fleet on the 20th of May. The aircraft (MSN95066) was rolled out from the SuperJet International’s facility in Venice (Italy) and took off from the “Marco Polo” Airport for its ferry flight to Mexico, stopping in Keflyavik (Iceland) and Bangor (Maine, USA). “The… Read More ›

Airbus predicts Nordic carriers require over 420 aircraft worth US$38.6bn.

Growth and replacement needs for more eco-efficient aircraft. According to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Nordic airlines are predicted to require 424 new passenger aircraft between 2011 and 2030 with a value of US$ 38.6 billion. These new aircraft deliveries will be dominated by single-aisles (365), such as Airbus’ modern A320 Family. Airbus… Read More ›

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