Testing Continues on Next-Generation GE90 Engine; GE Aviation to Spend More than $200 Million This Year on Technology Maturation for GE9X.
Testing Continues on Next-Generation GE90 Engine; GE Aviation to Spend More than $200 Million This Year on Technology Maturation for GE9X EVENDALE, OH – GE Aviation is assembling the high pressure compressor (HPC) rig that will be tested this summer as part of the GE9X engine study for Boeing’s 777X aircraft. The high pressure compressor… Read More ›
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch the first Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-1) in the 2013 summer launch season from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kimotsuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, with the spectrographic planet observation satellite (SPRINT-A) onboard. JAXA would like to hold a message campaign to welcome your messages on your expectations, hopes, dreams or… Read More ›
ANA’s port wine wins Top Award from Business Traveller Magazine ANA recognized for the third consecutive year.
ANA, Japan’s largest airline group, won first place at the 2012 Cellars in the Sky Awards at an event held by Business Traveller Magazine, for its port wine served in First Class. This is the third consecutive year that ANA have picked up awards for the in-flight wines served on international routes. The annual Business… Read More ›
ANA Group, Japan‘s largest airline group, today announces that it is to equip all of its approximately 2,500 flight crew with an iPad, in addition to the already equipped cabin crew. The move, which will involve ANA producing electronic versions of the flight manual, is part of ANA’s Corporate Strategy for FY2012-13 to support corporate… Read More ›
JAL Introduces Domestic First Class on Haneda=Okinawa Route and Adds More Flights with Domestic First Class to Fukuoka and Sapporo.
JAL currently offers First Class service on routes between Haneda and Sapporo, Fukuoka and Osaka. Of the 17 daily flights between Haneda and Fukuoka, JAL will increase the number of flights fitted with First Class from seven to 13, starting July 1 this year. JAL also plans to add more flights with first class on… Read More ›
Chromalloy Aircraft Engine Component repair station in Europe receives ‘Approved Organization Exposition’ certificate from Japan Aviation Bureau.
Chromalloy announced today that the company’s turbine engine component repair station in The Netherlands has received Approved Organization Exposition (AOE) certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB). “The AOE certificate allows the station in Tilburg to provide Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Designated Engineering Representative (DER) repairs on All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan… Read More ›
Narita-based low-cost carrier to start services in July 2012 Jetstar Japan, one of Japan’s newest low-cost carriers (LCC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft in Toulouse, France. The Japanese carrier will start commercial services in July operating from Narita to Kansai, Fukuoka, Sapporo, and Okinawa with an initial fleet of three aircraft…. Read More ›
The JAL Group (JAL) plans to utilize User Preferred Routes (UPR) on its daily flight between Tokyo (Narita) and Vancouver starting from December 19, 2011. JAL first introduced the use of UPR in Japan, on its Japan = Hawaii routes in August 2008 and later on routes to Australia in June 2009. Airlines flying between… Read More ›
Osaka-based new low-cost carrier to start operation next spring Peach Aviation, Japan’s first low-cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 in Toulouse, France, through a leasing contract with GECAS last Friday. The Japanese carrier will lease 10 A320s. Peach Aviation’s A320 aircraft seats 180 passengers in a single-class layout and is powered by… Read More ›