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AZAL will continue flights to Ganja and Gabala

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will continue regular flights on the Baku–Ganja route from February 15, as well as on the Baku-Gabala route from February 17. Baku-Ganja flights will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and flights to Gabala – on Fridays and Sundays. Departure from Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) – at 11:05, arrival… Read More ›

Sikorsky – PZL Mielec Plans Caribbean and Latin American Tour to Demonstrate Multirole Capabilities of the M28 Short Takeoff and Landing Airplane

From mid-March to mid-May 2017, airlines, government agencies and militaries can assess the multi-role, all-weather versatility of the M28® twin turboprop Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and its PZL Mielec affiliate will launch a two-month, 13-city tour across seven Caribbean and Latin American countries in early 2017 to demonstrate the short take-off and landing capabilities of… Read More ›

Embraer Delivers its 1,300th E-Jet to Tianjin Airlines

Embraer reached another milestone today with its E-Jets program – the delivery of the 1,300th aircraft. The E-Jet, an E195, was handed over to China’s Tianjin Airlines in a ceremony at the factory in São José dos Campos. This delivery brings the Tianjin Airlines E-Jet fleet to 45, the largest in Asia. “We dedicate this… Read More ›

Saab and Embraer Inaugurate the Gripen Design and Development Network in Brazil

Defence and security company Saab and Embraer Defense & Security have today inaugurated the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Gavião Peixoto, in the state of São Paulo. The GDDN will be the hub for the Gripen NG technology development in Brazil for Saab and Embraer together with the Brazilian partner industries and institutions,… Read More ›

Pictures of the day: Embraer

On August 19, 1969, Embraer – Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. was founded. With the support of the Brazilian Government, a company was born that was to turn locally-produced science and technology into one of the major players in the global aeronautical industry. Our first mission was to produce and market the Bandeirante, a turboprop… Read More ›

OGMA hosted the 14th EMBRAER E-Jets Optimization– GWG/ISC

This week OGMA hosted the 14th EMBRAER E-Jets Optimization – General Working Group/Industry Steering Committee, a meeting which has gathered several aeronautical entities and E-Jets operators from all over the world, driven by Embraer in Brazil. The event aimed to follow up on a previous gathering, in 2012, where the involved parties started to develop… Read More ›

Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air models certified in Brazil

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has received certification from Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) for its line of Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft with cabin enhancements. Deliveries into the Latin American region are imminent, beginning with a King Air… Read More ›

Japan Airlines extend Pool Program for E-Jets fleet.

Embraer today announced the extension of the Flight Hour Pool Program with Japan Airlines for J-AIR’s growing fleet of E170s and E190s, which currently stand at 20 aircraft. The pool agreement, for up to ten years, covers more than 300 part numbers for J-AIR’s entire E-Jets fleet. J-AIR currently operates 17 E170s and three E190s…. Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets starts Legacy 450 deliveries.

Embraer Executive Jets announced today that it has begun deliveries of its newest business jet, the Legacy 450. The first aircraft was delivered to LMG, an industry leader delivering show technology for corporate meetings, trade shows, live broadcasts and specialty events. The U.S. provider of video, audio, lighting and audiovisual support is headquartered in Orlando,… Read More ›

Embraer Defense & Security delivers the first modernized AF-1B jet fighter to the Brazilian Navy.

Embraer Defense & Security held the delivery ceremony, today, of the first modernized AF-1 (AF-1B) fighter jet to the Brazilian Navy at its industrial plant in Gavião Peixoto, in outstate São Paulo. The ceremony was attended by the Navy Commander, Fleet Admiral Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira, and officers of the High Command of the Brazilian… Read More ›

China’s HNA Group Tianjin Airlines Purchases 20 E-Jets and 20 E-Jets E2.

During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s State visit to Brazil, in a signing ceremony witnessed by the Presidents of both nations, Embraer S.A. concluded an agreement for the sale of 40 aircraft to China’s Tianjin Airlines, a subsidiary of the HNA Group. The contract, with an estimated value of USD 2.1 billion at list prices, is… Read More ›

Bombardier to Debut the Challenger 350 Jet at LABACE 2014.

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that it will showcase four of its class-defining business aircraft at this year’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 12-14, 2014. Bombardier’s Learjet 75,Challenger 350, Challenger 605 and Global 6000 aircraft will be on display. The Challenger 350 jet, which recently… Read More ›

CESSNA’S TTX RECEIVES TYPE CERTIFICATION IN BRAZIL.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has received type certification of the all-composite TTx aircraft in Brazil from the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil. Deliveries of the world’s fastest certified single-engine fixed-gear aircraft to customers in Brazil commenced in November at Cessna’s facility in Independence, Kansas. The TTx gained U.S. type certification from… Read More ›

AIR FRANCE-KLM EXPANDS IN BRAZIL.

BRASILIA, AIR FRANCE’S NEW DESTINATION IN BRAZIL Starting from 31 March 2014, Air France will begin operating to Brasilia, the third destination in Brazil, with three weekly frequencies (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Flights will be operated by Boeing 777-200 equipped with 309 seats, including 35 in Business, 24 in… Read More ›

GE Aviation Announces Customers for Flight Efficiency Services.

GE Aviation announced new customers for its Flight Efficiency Services business which uses the Industrial Internet to provide business intelligence and actionable insight to significantly improve an airline’s overall efficiency. EVA Airways and Garuda Indonesia Airlines have selected GE‘s Flight Efficiency Services business, which support airlines in fuel management, flight data analytics, navigation services and… Read More ›

Boeing, South African Airways Launch Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Effort in Southern Africa.

  Collaboration on biofuel supply chain part of broader efforts to support environmental sustainability.   Boeing (NYSE: BA) and South African Airways (SAA) announced today that they will work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in Southern Africa, a first for the continent.   The companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding… Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets Delivers First Made-in-USA Phenom 300 to Customer.

Embraer Executive Jets  handed over the first made-in-the-USA Phenom 300 to be delivered to a customer on March 29, 2013. The aircraft was delivered to an undisclosed customer who will use it to connect his business network in the U.S.. “This is a major milestone for Embraer Executive Jets and proves the maturity of our… Read More ›

Distortions Mask Modest Cargo Improvement.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released February data showing that air cargo maintained the modest improvement in demand that began in the fourth quarter of 2012. Seasonally adjusted cargo volumes are 2.5% above the October 2012 low point. Comparisons with February 2012 performance however show a 6.2% decline. This is severely skewed as a… Read More ›

Beechcraft Statement on Administration Overriding Congressional Review of Aircraft for Afghanistan.

Beechcraft Corporation today issued the following statement regarding the Administration overriding congressional review of the Light Air Support (LAS) contract for Afghanistan. When it comes to producing aircraft that will help Americans come home from Afghanistan, the U.S. Air Force today concluded that America’s “best interest” now rests on the shoulders of Brazil. This decision… Read More ›

Jetairfly to Start Tour Operations with the E190.

Jetairfly, the Belgian subsidiary of TUI Travel PLC (“TUI Travel”), one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, has received the first of two EMBRAER 190 leased from BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based aircraft leasing company. The aircraft was delivered during a ceremony at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The second E190 is… Read More ›

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