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Essential news for 12 Jul 2019

Airbus expands its aircraft deliveries using sustainable jet fuel blends

One of main problems all possible sides are discussing - how to minimize air transportation impact on environmental. Main manufacturers have confirmed their commitment to work on this cause during latest Paris International Air Show edition. Less talking, more actins - this is obviously one of the main points for Airbus. It is the manufacturer, which originated sustainable-fuelled jetliner...

Qatar Airways $1 billion order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft

Qatar Airways announced a significant order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft during a ceremony at the White House on 9 July 2019 that was witnessed by His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar and U.S. President Donald Trump. The order worth over $1 billion is for 14 Gulfstream G650ER and four Gulfstream G500 and will add to Qatar Executive’s growing fleet th...

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Ambitious FedEx Fleet Modernization Strategy

As part of its ongoing fleet modernization strategy, FedEx Express has introduced a new Boeing 767F cargo jet into its European fleet. The newly introduced aircraft operates five times a week and connects FedEx hubs in Dublin, London Stansted, and Paris-Charles de Gaulle, one of the major FedEx hubs in Europe alongside Cologne and Liège. The new aircraft brings superior en...

Firm Order for the Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390 for Portugal

The Portuguese Government announced today a firm order of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390 as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capacities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2023. The KC-390 is designed to set new standards for efficiency and productivity in its c...