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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 ›

Boeing Awarded $2.9 Billion for Fourth KC-46A Tanker Production Lot

The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. With this fourth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 52 KC-46 tankers. Boeing received its first two production lots, for 7 and 12 aircraft,… 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 ›

Boeing, Bamboo Airways Announce Commitment for 20 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bamboo Airways today announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant… Read More ›

SWISS adds two further Boeing 777-300ERs to its long-haul fleet

SWISS orders two further Boeing 777-300ERs to take its long-haul fleet to a total of 31 aircraft. The aircraft are expected to go into operation in early 2020 and will be used to extend the route network. Through this investment of over half a billion US dollars, SWISS will create over 300 additional jobs –… Read More ›

Kawasaki Starts Delivery of Fuselage Panels for First Boeing 777X

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has started delivery of fuselage panels for the first 777X, Boeing’s cutting-edge wide-body passenger airplane. Those fuselage panels will be shipped by sea to Boeing’s 777X assembly plant on the outskirts of Seattle in the USA. Kawasaki is responsible for manufacturing the forward and center fuselage panels,… Read More ›

Bid your way to a superior flying experience with ‘JetUpgrade’ from Jet Airways

Airline introduces yet another first in Indian Aviation for Economy and Première guests wishing to upgrade to Première and First Class Economy and Première guests of Jet Airways, India‘s premier international full service airline, can now experience the next level of the airline’s acclaimed in-flight service, following the launch of the carrier’s latest initiative –… 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 ›

ForeFlight Mobile to Feature Jeppesen Visual Flight Rules Data, Expands Presence in Europe

Data-driven Visual Flight Rules (VFR) charting information will be dynamically rendered on ForeFlight Mobile maps, enhancing situational awareness and flight safety Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced with ForeFlight — an innovative provider of mobile and web aviation applications — that interactive Jeppesen European visual flight rules information will be available within… 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 ›

Norway’s Widerøe Receives World’s First Embraer E190-E2 Jet

Embraer and Widerøe, Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, celebrated the delivery of the manufacturer’s first production E190-E2 today at a ceremony at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos. The Norwegian airline will start flying the new aircraft on domestic routes later this month. The E190-E2 is the first of three new-generation aircraft seating from 80… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Train Special Operations Airmen

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to provide comprehensive training support services for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), supporting schoolhouse operations for various crew positions across multiple mission design series aircraft, aircrew training and support for AFSOC Special Operation Forces (SOF) aircrews and assets. The Air Commando Training and… 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 ›

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 ›

Back-to-back painting of the initial two A330neo jetliners is completed for the Portuguese flag carrier

The initial two A330neo jetliners destined for an airline operator have rolled out of the paint shop bearing the red and green livery of TAP Air Portugal, which will become the launch operator of this new member in Airbus’ A330 family – the most popular widebody family ever. Both aircraft received the Portuguese airline’s branding… 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 ›

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