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Pratt & Whitney surpasses 800 GTF engine orders in 2021

Pratt & Whitney announced the company has booked more than 800 orders and commitments for GTF engines since the beginning of 2021. Customers that have selected GTF-powered aircraft include Frontier Airlines, Volaris, Air France, Delta Air Lines, and, most recently, AerCap. "GTF-powered aircraft are helping to lead the recovery around the world, while delivering...

An ALSIM ALX for Liberty University

ALSIM Simulators announced the sale of an ALX to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA. This will be Liberty’s first ALSIM simulator. Liberty opted for all available flight models in the ALSIM ALX, which starts with a single engine piston close to a Cessna 172 and reconfigures to a medium jet similar to an Airbus 320.The ALX has many advanced features including complex overhead...

Hartzell Propeller expands heating options with acquisition of Tanis Aircraft Products

Hartzell Propeller has purchased the assets of Tanis Aircraft Products, a leading manufacturer of engine preheat systems for fixed and rotary wing aircraft, with facilities in Minnesota. The Tanis brand will become part of Hartzell Propeller’s heated products, which now includes systems for propeller de-ice, piston engine preheat, turbine engine preheat, helicopter preheat, battery, avi...

Ninth Diamond Aircraft received by airBaltic Pilot Academy

In July airBaltic Training has accepted already its ninth Diamond Aircraft training aircraft for airBaltic Pilot Academy. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “The delivery of this 9th Diamond aircraft demonstrates the on-going commitment by Pilot Academy to invest in the best training aircraft in the industry.  Despite the c...

Porter Airlines orders up to 80 Embraer E195-E2s to lead major expansion plan

Porter Airlines has unveiled plans to extend its award-winning service to destinations throughout North America with a firm order for 30 Embraer E195-E2 jets, with purchase rights for a further 50 aircraft.  The deal will be included in Embraer’s second quarter backlog, and is worth USD5.82 billion, at list price with all options exercised. First revealed in May 2021, this announce...

Sophie Mabire - leading Geneva Airpark to meet expectations of business aviation

One simple question - do you think there are a lot of women in aviation, in corporate aviation? What is the first idea, first similarity if we say women and aviation? I guess the majority will tell flight attendant. Some will think about female pilots. There are some women moving forward corporate aviation, giving their best on TOP managing positions. Sophie Mabire, General Manager of Geneva Ai...

V2500 engines surpass 250 Million Flight Hours of service

Pratt & Whitney announced that the International Aero Engines AG (IAE) V2500® engine has surpassed 250 million engine flight hours of operational experience. Currently powering more than 3,000 aircraft and serving more than 200 customers, the V2500 engine operates passenger, cargo, and military missions around the world. The engine has powered the Airbus A320ceo family for decades and is n...

DC Aviation purchases a Falcon 2000LXS to meet increased charter demand

DC Aviation is pleased to announce that a Falcon 2000LXS has been added to its fleet. The aircraft was purchased by DC Aviation to meet the increased charter demand. The Falcon 2000LXS is a long-range aircraft unrivaled for its efficiency and the ability to access short and challenging runways. Its range of 4,000 nm (7408 km) makes it possible to fly non-stop from Berlin to New York or from Lon...

Etihad Cargo and CargoAi agree worldwide partnership

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Aviation Group, and CargoAi, the SaaS application which provides air cargo digital solutions, have partnered to elevate the carrier’s API accessibility for freight forwarders as part of its digitalisation strategy. During the past few years, Etihad Cargo has accelerated its development of technology advancements which h...

Recaro Aircraft Seating honored with Focus Open Special Mention Award for newest business class seat

Recaro Aircraft Seating (Recaro) has been honored with a Focus Open Special Mention Award for its newest business class seat. The CL6720 business class seat was first introduced to the market in 2019 and will be flying on several airlines as of 2022. The CL6720 maximizes comfort and space to optimize the experience for business passengers.&...

Airbus to showcase the A350-1000 for the first time in Russia during the MAKS 2021

Airbus will demonstrate its latest technological innovations and projects implemented in Russia at the International Aerospace Show which takes place in Zhukovsky from 20th to 25th July. Key attractions will be the last-generation widebody A350-1000, which will be shown in the country for the first time, and the twin-engine EC145 rotorcraft. The A350-1000 is the largest member of the clean shee...

Riga Airport serves more than 400,000 passengers in the first half-year

With travelling possibilities opening in Europe, Riga Airport has served nearly 406,000 passengers in the first six months, which is 14% of the performance results in 2019, according to the information on the Airport’s performance during the first half-year of 2021. In the first six months, the Airport has served 405.8 thousand passengers, which is 86% less than in the correspon...