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Norwegian to increase USA flights from Ireland and Scotland this winter

Airline adds 90,000 seats to USA this winter from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports Transatlantic growth continues with increased frequency this winter despite seasonal reductions on some routes More flights added to routes with strong passenger demand in the winter season Norwegian is increasing flights from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports to the USA during… Read More ›

JetBlue Selects Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ Engines to Power 45 Additional Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announces that JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) has selected the Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power an additional 45 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. With the airline’s previous order of 40 GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft, JetBlue has now committed to 85 GTF-powered aircraft, including both… Read More ›

Lion Group finalizes $5.5 billion U.S. LEAP-1A engine order

Makes Lion Group largest LEAP engine customer in the world CFM to provide expanded MRO support At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International finalized an order for 380 LEAP-1A engines to power Airbus A320neo/A321neo aircraft. The final engine order, which is valued at $5.5… Read More ›

Embraer E190-E2 Granted Certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

In a ceremony held at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received Type Certificate for the E190-E2, the first member of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial aircraft, from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC), the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency)…. Read More ›

SpiceJet, CFM sign $12.5 billion engine/services deal

• Finalizes LEAP-1B engine order for 155 737 MAX airplanes • Adds long-term services agreement for entire LEAP-1B fleet SpiceJet and CFM International today announced a $12.5 billion U.S. agreement that finalizes the purchase of LEAP-1B engines to power a total of 155 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, along with spare engines to support the fleet…. Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney’s GTF Engines Installed on Embraer E190-E2 Aircraft; One Step Closer to Entry Into Service

The E190-E2 program reached another milestone in mid-February when Pratt & Whitney’s PW1900G production engines were installed on the first production aircraft coming out of Embraer’s E2 final assembly line (FAL) in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil. The engines were shipped to the FAL in December as the program tracks entry into service… 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 ›

Comair Selects Honeywell International Inc. Cockpit Technologies For South Africa’s First Boeing 737 MAX Fleet

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) announced today that Comair has selected its suite of advanced cockpit technologies for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. “Our new fleet additions will enable us to be on the cutting edge of aerospace technology and in a leadership position among the airlines in region,” said Erik Venter, chief… Read More ›

Aerolíneas Argentinas and BBDO celebrate connectivity in their new campaign “Baptism”.

Buenos Aires, December 2017.- Aerolineas Argentinas together with BBDO launched its most important campaign of the year, called “Baptism”, as a celebration of connectivity. The ad, filmed at Ezeiza airport, seeks to recreate with a tone of humor and everyday scenes, situations that arise every time a new route is opened, a new aircraft starts… Read More ›

Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft

Valued at $49.5 billion, this is Airbus’ largest single announcement ever Dubai, 15 November 2017 – Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United… Read More ›

Boeing Forecasts $730 Billion Market for New Airplanes in Middle East

Airlines in region expected to need 3,350 new airplanes over next 20 years. Growing airport hubs, diverse business models, infrastructure investments driving regional demand. Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO)… 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 ›

S7 Airlines has increased the passenger flow by 23.7%

The S7 Group airlines1 have drawn up a balance of their operating activities for 2016. Last year the airlines carried 13,146,469 passengers, which is by 23.7 % more than in 2015. The growth on the domestic routes amounts to 27.5 %. S7 Airlines has carried 9,652,556 passengers on flights within Russia. The international flights of… Read More ›

Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Deal for up to 205 Airplanes

Deal includes 100 additional 737 MAX 8s; 50 purchase rights All-Boeing jet operator continues to grow fleet with more 737 MAXs Largest order in low-cost carrier’s history Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement… Read More ›

Boeing, Travel Service Finalize Order for Five Additional 737 MAXs

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalized an order for five 737 8 MAX airplanes, valued at $550 million at current list prices. Travel Service previously placed an order for three 737 MAXs at the Paris Air Show in 2013 and currently… Read More ›

China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 31 in… Read More ›

Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price. • Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support. At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International announced an order for 348 LEAP-1A engines to power 174 firm Airbus A320neo aircraft. The aircraft order… Read More ›

E190-E2 heralds a new era in the 130-seat jet segment.

Embraer, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, today took a step in the consolidation of its leadership by presenting the E190-E2, the first E2 jet – Embraer´s second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial aircraft. The aircraft´s maiden flight is scheduled for the second half of 2016, with entry… Read More ›

Boeing to Increase 737 Production Rate in 2017.

Company to produce 47 single-aisle airplanes per month, more than 560 per year New single-aisle airplane global market demand remains strong Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that production on the 737 program will increase to 47 airplanes per month in 2017, the highest rate ever for the best-selling airliner in history. Once implemented, the 737 program… Read More ›

A New Season for Jet Engine Testing in Winnipeg.

The GE Aviation Engine Testing, Research and Development Centre (TRDC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba just celebrated its one-year anniversary with the completion of updates that will allow the facility to accommodate year-round operations. The 122,000 square foot facility was initially designed to handle jet engine cold weather and ice-testing, but the site has expanded to include… Read More ›

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