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50 Airbus A321XLRs for United Airlines transatlantic route expansion

United Airlines ordered 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft as it begins to phase out older models and launches an expansion of transatlantic routes from its key U.S. hubs in Newark/New York and Washington D.C. United plans to take delivery of the first A321XLR in 2024 and expects to begin international service with the aircraft in 2025. “The new Airbus A321XLR aircraft is an ideal one-for-one rep...

Air Corsica received its first Airbus A320neo

Air Corsica, Corsica, has received the first of its two Airbus A320neo under a leasing contract signed with ICBC Leasing. This delivery allows the company to become the first French operator of the A320neo. This fuel efficient single aisle will help reduce Air Corsica's operating costs. The company's A320neo, equipped with a LEAP-1A engine from CFM International, is equipped with a si...

Dassault Aviation invests Aeronautical Pyrotechnics

Dassault Aviation inaugurated its new pyrotechnic facilities at its Martignas-sur-Jalle site. The inauguration ceremony was led by Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, along with site director Pascal Nibaudeau, and was attended by the general secretary of the prefecture of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Gironde, Thierry Suquet; the president of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Alain Rousset...

The 100th Airbus A220 aircraft produced - it is airBaltic'

A special ceremony in Mirabel, Canada was dedicated too the celebration - the 100th Airbus A220 aircraft produced! The aircraft, an A220-300, destined for Riga, Latvia-based airBaltic, features a brand new and comfortable cabin layout with 149 seats plus a modernised livery.The A220 Family is assembled at Airbus’ main Final Assembly Line in Mirabel and more recently, also...

BAA Training opted for an Alsim AL250

BAA Training has chosen Alsim to provide their Spanish base with an Alsim AL250 simulator. The Alsim AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for single & multi engine piston (SEP/MEP reconfigurable) PPL, CPL & IR training. The device meets all current regulatory standards and responds to training requirements of smaller and mid-sized ATOs, flight schools, and universities. With...

PureFlyt, the Brain of Tomorrow’s Aircraft Unveiled by Thales

Thales is unveiling PureFlyt, the Flight Management System (FMS) of the future, specifically designed to efficiently manage aircraft in a connected aerospace ecosystem and in increasingly crowded skies. Indeed, with the global commercial aircraft fleet forecast to double by 2030, and the use of drones set to rapidly grow, we will be entering an era in which millions of aircraft movements are recor...

First of two Hungary H145Ms delivered

The first two of twenty H145M military helicopters have been delivered to the Hungarian Defence Forces. The H145Ms of the Hungarian fleet are equipped with a fast roping system, high-performance camera, dual cargo hook, hoist, disaster management kit, ballistic protection as well as an electronic countermeasures system to support the most demanding operational requirements. They are also fitted...

Accelerated development - Alsim raises more than 2 million euros

The regional investment fund Fonds Pays de la Loire Croissance et Océan Participations joined Alsim’s capital by investing a total amount of €2.1 million Euros. This arrangement allows the company to pursue both its future product development and its, mostly international, commercial development. Founded in 1994 by Jean-Paul Monnin and Jérôme Binachon, Alsim...

Cyber training agreement - Airbus CyberSecurity and ORSYS

Airbus CyberSecurity has signed an agreement with French services provider ORSYS to join forces in cyber training. As part of this agreement, ORSYS has selected the Airbus Cyber Range training platform to advance its services offering. Since 2015, ORSYS has trained more than 15,000 students in cyber security. By adding the Airbus Cyber Range to its portfolio, ORSYS will be able to provide its...

Airbus C295 is the first fixed-wing SAR platform to feature Pro Line Fusion

Airbus’ new C295 tactical aircraft will come equipped with Collins Aerospace System’s state-of-the-art Pro Line Fusion™ flight deck, significantly advancing the capabilities of C295 operators. The selection marks the first fixed-wing search and rescue platform to include Pro Line Fusion among its standard equipment. Collins Aerospace is a unit of United Technologies Corp. Ca...

First of two Fiji Airways A350 XWBs delivered

First airline from the South Pacific region, Fiji Airways,took delivery of the first of two A350 XWBs! Both aircraft are being leased from Dubai-based DAE Capital. The aircraft are the first to be directly purchased by DAE Capital from Airbus. Delivering new levels of fuel efficiency, Fiji Airways will operate the A350 XWB on its Nadi-Los Angeles and Nadi-Sydney routes. This will...

Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX trijets at Dubai Airshow 2019

Only Two days left till Dubai Airshow, so get ready! What you can expect from Dassault Aviation? Here are some details: an ultra-long range large cabin Falcon 8X flagship and super versatile 900LX! Dassault will also be leveraging the event to promote its new ultra widebody Falcon 6X, currently in development. A full-scale cabin mockup of the large twinjet will be featured at the static...