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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 ›

Embraer Signs Pool Program Contract with Widerøe for E-Jets E2.

São José dos Campos, Brazil, January 4, 2018 – Embraer and Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia and launch customer for the E190-E2, have reached an agreement on a Flight Hour Pool Program for the airline’s soon to be inducted E2 fleet. This is the first contract of its kind signed for the E-Jets… 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 ›

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A330neo first test flight

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the new Airbus A330neo into the skies for its first test flight today. The aircraft took off from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France, this morning, marking the beginning of a flight test programme. The Trent 7000, the exclusive… Read More ›

Gulfstream G650 and G650ER certified for China registration.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that the Gulfstream G650 and G650ER have received type certificate validation from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The validation confirms the type certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and is one of the last steps required for an aircraft to be registered in a particular country. The additional… Read More ›

Austrian Starts Training for Its Own Pilots at the European Flight Acade

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on http://www.austrianpilot.at In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European… Read More ›

Embraer delivers first Legacy 450 to Canada’s AirSprint

Embraer Executive Jets delivered today the first Legacy 450 mid-light business jet to AirSprint, Inc., a Canadian privately held fractional aircraft ownership company based in Calgary, Alberta, marking the first Legacy 450 delivery in Canada. The purchase agreement for up to 12 Legacy 450, which consists of two firm orders, was signed in July 2016…. Read More ›

Cessna Citation Latitude to make show debut at MEBAA 2016

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its plans to showcase its versatile product lineup at this week’s Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai, including the show debut of the Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. Also on display will be the Cessna Grand Caravan EX… Read More ›

ACJ320neo Family continues to win orders

New aircraft build on success of Airbus corporate jets. Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo, highlighting the continuing success of its new aircraft family. The latest deal adds to the seven orders already won by the ACJ320neo Family, taking total orders and commitments to eight, comprising six ACJ320neo and two ACJ319… Read More ›

Embraer signs Agreements with United Airlines and Republic Airways

Embraer announced today that it has signed a firm sale for 24 E175 jets with United Airlines. This order represents a transfer of 24 E175 jets previously placed with Republic Airways Holdings (Republic), currently in Embraer’s backlog, which will be cancelled. The 24 aircraft ordered by United Airlines are scheduled for delivery in 2017. The… Read More ›

Safran Power Units announces new branding for latest generation business jet APUs

Safran Power Units has announced the designation of its two latest APUs for the business jet market. These name changes are part of the full acquisition in 2014 from Pratt & Whitney of two strategic programs currently under development. These new names indicate the basic power rating in kilowatts of the turbines and the aircraft… Read More ›

Air China Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft

Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney and CCAT Announce New CT Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), announced the launch of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program – a collaboration of talented, young employees who play the role of manufacturing industry ambassadors to area youth. Pratt & Whitney is the first… Read More ›

airBaltic Estonia Tour Extended for CS300

The Latvian airline airBaltic on October 5 welcomed Bombardier CS300 test jet in Tallinn – a key airport in the carrier’s home market. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “I was very excited to be onboard the CS300 in its historic first flight to Tallinn, and delighted to share this important moment with the… 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 ›

Latvia’s airBaltic Increases its Firm C Series Order to 20 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft.

CS300 aircraft’s first operator airBaltic and Bombardier enter into a firm agreement to convert seven option aircraft to firm as Riga-based airline transitions to all-Bombardier fleet. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) has converted its remaining seven option aircraft to firm. This latest order brings airBaltic’s total… 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 ›

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement to Provide Data Management Service for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft’s Health Management System.

Will provide the infrastructure via its eFAST system to facilitate remote troubleshooting on all CSeries aircraft systems. RAA Annual Convention, Cleveland, Ohio — Bombardier announced today that it has teamed up with Pratt & Whitney to develop and implement a data management service for the CSeries aircraft – part of the overall Bombardier Aircraft Health… Read More ›

Bombardier Aerospace Helps Schoolchildren “See Inside Manufacturing”.

Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast has hosted local schoolchildren during a month of special events for a joint government and industry initiative designed to update perceptions of manufacturing in the U.K. Launched by Business Secretary Vince Cable in 2012, ‘See Inside Manufacturing’ (SIM) aims to build awareness of the sector’s wide range of career opportunities. The schedule… Read More ›

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