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TRJet to Team with Pratt & Whitney Canada on New, Improved PW306B Engines

In the latest step forward in creating Turkey’s first regional aircraft, TRJet announced an agreement on plans to use Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to upgrade and supply PW306B engines for TRJet aircraft. The memorandum of understanding involves Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) German-based subsidiary 328 Support Services GmbH (328), the current type certificate holder and a m...

Small Planet Airlines GmbH teams with TUI Deutschland

Leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines GmbH is strengthening its positions in the German market flying from two new locations – Bremen and Paderborn. The company has revealed it started cooperating with Germany’s leading tour operator, and during the next holiday season it will fly to Rhodes, Heraklion, Kos, Menorca, Burgas. “Working with the most popular travel organizer is th...

Air Seychelles celebrates as new twin otter Aircraft joins the fleet

Air Seychelles has officially welcomed the newest member of its domestic fleet, a DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft, to Seychelles.The iconic turboprop aircraft, named “Isle of Denis” after a small coral island lying 95 km northeast of Mahé, was recently delivered from Canada and is the sixth Twin Otter aircraft in the fleet. A large delegation headed by Danny Faure, Vic...

AFI KLM E&M To Provide CFM56-7 Support For Jet2.com

AFI KLM E&M and fast growing leisure airline Jet2.com have signed an engine maintenance contract for the UK carrier’s Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. The agreement covers engine repairs, on-site and on-wing assistance, as well as an engine leasing option. Two quick-turn repairs already carried out  The global specialist for CFM56-7 engine maintenance, AFI...

AerCap Leased, Purchased and Sold 70 Aircraft in the Third Quarter 2015

Amsterdam, The Netherlands; October 14, 2015 – AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap,” NYSE: AER) today announced its major business transactions during the third quarter 2015: Signed lease agreements for 46 aircraft, including 12 widebody and 34 narrowbody aircraft. Purchased 7 aircraft, including 1 Boeing 787-8, 1 Boeing 787-9, and 5 Boeing 737-800s. Executed sale and...

Honeywell Offers Latest Navigation Technology For A320 And A330 To Enhance Safety And Efficiency

Honeywell Aerospace’s latest navigational technology will be available as an option on Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft in early 2018. The new Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver will offer Airbus customers access to the latest precision navigation capabilities — a cost-effective solution that increases airport traffic capacity while decreasing weather-related delays, noise and operating...

FLYHT Receives Airbus A320 Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration

CALGARY, ALBERTA—(Marketwired – Oct. 14, 2015) – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (“FLYHT” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:FLY) (OTCQX:FLYLF) reported today it has received a re-issued Supplemental Type Certificate (“STC”) for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (“AFIRS™”) 228 on the Airbus A320...

A350 Line Maintenance: AFI KLM E&M Launches Service Offer

Paris, Amstelveen, 14 October 2015 – AFI KLM E&M has been granted Part 145 approval by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) authorizing it to carry out line maintenance for airlines operating the A350. Engaged in a program to develop its dedicated A350 maintenance capabilities,AFI KLM E&M has with this new approval extended its commercial offering with...

South African Airways further strengthens its West African network, introduces Abuja

JOHANNESBURG. 14 October 2015. South African Airways (SAA), the leading carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, has introduced a second entry point to Nigeria in its quest to enable trade and unlock mobility, which will considerably add to business travel options in the West African region. Adding a second gateway in Nigeria to SAA’s existing daily service to Lagos materially strengthen...

Estonian Air takes delivery of two CRJ 700's

In a transaction arranged by Skyworld Aviation we are delighted to announce the delivery of two CRJ700 aircraft to Estonian Air. Serial number 10085 (ES-ACF) was delivered on 2nd October and serial number 10083 (ES-ACE) on 9th October. Both CRJ 700’s are already in service with the Estonian airline alongside three existing CRJ 900’s. The aircraft are owned b...

JetLease Capital completes CJ2 loan

JetLease Capital has arranged and completed a $2 million loan for a Cessna Citation CJ2 business jet. The jet will be based in the Midwest United States. The transaction was structured as a 7 year term loan, 15 year amortisation, 80% LTV. The client is a high net worth individual/entrepreneur engaged in the real estate industry. JetLease Capital is based at the West Palm Beach Flor...

Bombardier: CSeries Certification Program on Track

Bombardier has announced in a mailed statement today that the CSeries program stills on track to certify its CSeries CS100 airliner by the end of the year, The manufacturer is committed to the program despite the budget overrun and delays and the lack of firm orders in over a year. “It’s a thrill to announce that we’re in the final stage of certification. Following a comp...