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Boeing, FedEx Express Announce Order for 24 Medium and Large Freighters

World's largest air cargo carrier modernizes its fleet with more 767 Freighters and 777 Freighters New order reflects confidence in growing air cargo market and Boeing's freighter family Boeing (NYSE: BA) and FedEx Express today announced a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's...

AEGEAN Airlines firms up order for 30 A320neo Family aircraft

Purchase agreement follows MoU signed in March 2018 Greece’s biggest airline, AEGEAN Airlines, has firmed up an order for the purchase of 30 A320neo Family aircraft at a ceremony in Athens.    The purchase agreement, comprising 10 A321neos and 20 A320neos, was signed by AEGEAN Chairman Eftichios Vassilakis and Airbus Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders.  It follows an...

Abu Dhabi Airports Opens New Sleeping Facility for Transfer passengers in Terminal 3

Abu Dhabi Airports announced the opening of Aerotel’s new airport transit sleeping facility at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The latest addition marks the airport’s second facility that is operated by Aerotel of Plaza Premium Group. Open 24 hours a day, the hotel offers flexible hourly booking slots which gives easy access for transit passengers seeking a quick power rest. It...

FAI grows its fleet with the addition of fifth Global Express

German Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has expanded its fleet of managed aircraft with the addition of a fifth Global Express (S/N 9084). This brings FAI’s total fleet to 25, including its 10 managed aircraft.  In addition to the five Bombardier Global Express jets, FAI currently operates five Challenger 604s, 12 Learjet 60s, one Learjet 55, one Premier 1A and a...

Piaggio Aerospace to exhibit at Farnborough 2018

Piaggio Aerospace will participate in the 2018 edition of Farnborough International Airshow (FIA2018) staged in Hampshire, UK, at the Farnborough Airport between 16th and 22nd July, 2018.   The Italian aircraft manufacturer will be present at the indoor display (HALL 1 1190) and will exhibit a full-scale mockup of the P.1HH HammerHead and a P.180 Avanti EVO.   P.1HH...

Airbus and THAI sign agreement to proceed with joint venture MRO

State-of-the art facility to be developed at U-Tapao International Airport Airbus and Thai Airways International (THAI) have signed an agreement to establish a new joint venture maintenance and overhaul (MRO) facility at U-Tapao International Airport near Bangkok. The accord was signed today at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse by Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President, THAI; and Eric Schulz, Ch...

Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft Mock-up Continues Successful Worldwide Tour with Stop in Olbia, Italy

The Global 7500 full-scale mock-up continues its worldwide tour in Europe after successful stops in Dubai, Singapore and Shanghai Mock-up offers guests a rare opportunity to experience the unparalleled comfort and spaciousness of this unique business jet Recently renamed after exceeding performance expectations, the Global 7500 aircraft is the largest and longest range b...

First Landing on an Unpaved Runway for the PC-24

The PC-24 made its first landing on an unpaved runway. The Super Versatile Jet is currently undergoing a programme of post-certification tests with special emphasis on unpaved runway operations. Pilatus plans on obtaining “Rough Field” certification in the fourth quarter of 2018. Woodbridge Airfield to the north east of London offers optimum test conditions: Pilatus spends two weeks...

ADVENTURE AVIATION CHOOSES ALSIM AL250 SIMULATOR

ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an AL250 simulator to Adventure Aviation in Alberta, Canada. The AL250 will include a real Garmin GTN 650. It will complement the schools fleet of Cessna 172’s, including a 172S Nav III, as well as a Piper twin.   “We chose the AL250 for its versatility and reputation. We recognized the need for quality, advanced training to meet the...

Delta Air Lines Becomes Launch Operator of ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin with New Order for 20 Bombardier CRJ900

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Delta Air Lines, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft – becoming the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$961 million. “We are...

AIR Convention bringing aviation industry giants to the Center of Europe

When looking to discover new ideas, networking or just landing a big business deal, industry conferences seem like the best bet, especially in aviation, where most deals are done face-to-face. That’s where AIR Convention 2018 comes in. The international Aviation Industry Review conference, exhibition and awards, taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 26-27th 2018, is specifically de...

Arrival of a new airline company on the French ground: Primera Air, the long-haul low-cost with ultra competitive prices

Having launched in London Stansted last April in the United Kingdom, airline company Primera Air, strengthens its presence in Europe with three new departing French connections from airport Paris Charles de Gaulle to North America. With an introductory offer of 99€ one-way airfares - for a limited period – the Nordic company, intends to create buzz and to revolutionize the long-hau...