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QantasLink Airbus A220 takes flight

Two new QantasLink Airbus A220 aircraft are taking off for their first commercial flights, heralding a new era of domestic and regional travel for Australians. The airline has taken delivery of the first two of 29 A220 jet aircraft, which will steadily replace its long-serving fleet of Boe...

RECARO Aircraft Seating selected to elevate passenger comfort in Condor's economy class

RECARO Aircraft Seating has been chosen by Condor airline to supply the Economy Class cabins of its new Airbus fleet with the award-winning BL3710 and lightweight SL3710 seats. The order includes 28 Airbus A321 and 13 A320 aircraft to be delivered between 2024 and 2028. The nearly 9,000 se...


AFI KLM E&M supports Australian airline Bonza

AFI KLM E&M and Bonza reached an argeement for component support for growing Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The support defined by AFI KLM E&M covers a broad scope tailored to Bonza's requirements, including repair services, pool access and the provision of a Main Base Kit (MBK), as well as logistical and AOG support for airframe and LEAP-1B engine LRU’s. It will be manag...

Engine Maintenance Service contract for Smartwings’ Boeing 737NG and MAX fleets

Smartwings and Lufthansa Technik signed an agreement to support the largest Czech airline with comprehensive Engine Maintenance Services for LEAP-1B engines for its Boeing 737 MAX fleet. The first induction is planned at the beginning of 2025. In addition, the existing service contract for the CFM56-7B engines powering 30 of Smartwings’ Boeing 737NG aircraft has been extended until 2030....

Three new 787-9 Dreamliners join the Etihad Airways fleet as it flies towards ambitious growth

Etihad Airways is celebrating the arrival of three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft this weekend. The national airline of the UAE welcomed the latest additions to its expanding fleet at Abu Dhabi Zayed International Airport. The new aircraft will begin operations this month, helping Etihad to expand in line with its ambitious roadmap which will see it fly to 125 destinations with more than 160 aircr...

American Airlines becomes only U.S. carrier to fly between New York and Tokyo

Traveling to Japan will get easier this summer with new service from American Airlines between New York (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND). Last week, the United States Department of Transportation formally approved American’s application to become the only U.S. carrier operating nonstop service between JFK and HND. Brian Znotins, American’s Senior Vice Presiden...

Revolutionizing regional connectivity in Australia - Cessna SkyCourier chosen by Hinterland Aviation for fleet expansion

Hinterland Aviation signed a purchase agreement for first Cessna SkyCourier passenger variant in Australia . The aircraft, expected to deliver in 2026, will add to Hinterland expansive fleet of Cessna Grand Caravans to provide a greater payload capacity and increased passenger seating. This fleet expansion will greatly benefit remote communities, as well as the tourism and business...

Biman Bangladesh Airlines joins De Havilland Component Solutions Program to support its fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has signed a De Havilland Component Solutions Program agreement to support its fleet of five Dash 8-400 aircraft. The DCS Program will provide Biman Bangladesh Airlines with comprehensive component MRO services and access to a strategically located spare part exchange pool. Leighton Storsley, De Havilland Canada Vice-President, Aftermarket and Business D...

RECARO Aircraft Seating CL3710 took center stage in Starlux Economy Class at Singapore Airshow

RECARO Aircraft Seating was showcasing its award-winning CL3710 seat in the economy class cabin of the Starlux Airlines A330 aircraft at the upcoming Singapore Airshow, scheduled to take place from February 20-25, 2024. The CL3710 seat, known for its exceptional and ergonomic design, entered into service on the Starlux A350 in 2019 and was subsequently selected for the A330neo in 20...

Liebherr and J-Air sign major landing gear overhaul agreement

Liebherr-Aerospace and Japan Airlines signed a long-term service contract for the overhaul of landing gears. With this contract, Liebherr-Aerospace becomes the exclusive service provider for J-Air, a subsidiary of the JAL Group, for the maintenance, overhaul, and repair of the landing gears of the airline’s E170 and E190 fleet. Following the completion of the initial landing gear overha...

Embraer and Scoot sign agreement for Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning

Embraer and Scoot signed a contract for the Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning, a tailored expendable spare parts inventory management program designed to assist customers reduce operational costs by optimizing inventory levels. The ECIP agreement, coupled with the Pool Program that Scoot has earlier signed for, will provide comprehensive support for Scoot’s incoming fleet of nine E190...

JetSMART selects Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power additional 35 Airbus A320neo family aircraft

JetSMART has selected GTF engines to power an additional 35 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, including nine A321XLR aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide JetSMART with GTF engine maintenance through an EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement. JetSMART, an ultra low-cost carrier, selected the GTF engine to power 70 A320neo family aircraft in June 2019. The airline also op...

STARLUX orders A350F and more A330neo widebodies

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has placed a firm order for five all-new A350F freighters and three more A330neo widebody aircraft. STARLUX Airlines operates an all-Airbus passenger fleet that already includes the A350-900, A330neo and A321neo. The A350F will be operated by STARLUX Cargo on  some of the world’s busiest cargo routes. Currently under development, the A350F can carry...

Silk Avia introduces first new ATR 72-600 in Central Asia

Nordic Aviation Capital and ATR announced successful delivery of first new ATR 72-600 to Uzbekistan airline Silk Avia. This milestone marks the beginning of a new era for regional connectivity in Central Asia. The ATR 72-600, which was delivered by ATR to NAC in December 2023, is part of an order announced in November 2022 during the visit of the President of Uzbekistan, M...

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Air Tahiti enhances fleet and operations with an additional order of 4 ATR 72-600 & GMA

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New £21 million fund from British Airways to put 200 aspiring pilots from all backgrounds through training

British Airways announced a £21 million investment to give up to 200 prospective pilots the chance to follow their dream of flying for a commercial airline without the worry of self-funding the...

Drukair adds Airbus A320neo and A321XLR aircraft to fleet to expand international network

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Saudia Group signs sales agreement with Lilium to acquire up to 100 eVTOL jets

Saudia Group and Lilium signed a binding sales agreement for 50 Lilium Jets, with options for the purchase of 50 more. This sales agreement marks the largest of its kind in the MENA reg...

BNDES finances the export of 32 Embraer E175 jets to American Airlines

The Brazilian National Bank for Economic and Social Development concluded the financing contract for the export of 32 Embraer E175 commercial jets to American Airlines. The operation, worth around R$4...

RECARO Aircraft Seating R2 and R5 selected for Alaska Airlines cabin retrofit

RECARO Aircraft Seating was selected by Alaska Airlines to retrofit their Boeing 737-800 and MAX 8 aircraft with the award-winning R2 economy class seat and R5 business class seat. This will include 7...

Airbus welcomes easyJet and London Gatwick to global hydrogen hub network

easyJet teamed up with Airbus, London Gatwick and Air Products, the world’s largest hydrogen supplier, to expand hydrogen capability and infrastructure in the UK as the manufacturer moves c...