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Day`s summary for 08 Nov 2019

Pratt & Whitney EngineWise Service Agreement with Vietnam Airlines

A 12-year EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement for Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine maintenance for Vietnam Airlines fleet of 20 Airbus A321neo aircraft is signed! Vietnam Airlines' first A321neo entered into service in late 2018. The signing took place in a ceremony in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, and was attended by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ro...

Air Canada first A220 rolls out of the painting hangar

Airbus unveils the first Canadian-made A220-300 aircraft destined to a Canadian airline Air Canada’s first Airbus A220 was unveiled this week when it rolled out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel. In December, Air Canada will be the first Canadian airline to take delivery of this Canadian-designed and developed aircraft when it receives the first of its 4...

Qatar Airways and IndiGo Sign Codeshare Agreement

Qatar Airways and IndiGo have signed a codeshare agreement. Sales will start from today with the first codeshare flights to operate from 18 December 2019. This agreement will enable the airline to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad and is the first step in strengthening cooperation between the ‘World’s Best Airline’ and the &lsqu...

Key supplier for new industry flagship Gulfstream G700 - GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace has been selected as a key supplier on the new Gulfstream G700 business jet. This agreement is a continuation of the long-term business relationship between Gulfstream and GKN Aerospace. GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business began participating in Gulfstream’s very successful business jet programs in 1993.  John Pritchard, GKN Aerospace’s CEO for Aerostr...

Rolls-Royce to expand global engine overhaul network

Rolls-Royce announced plans to expand our global network of engine overhaul services to support growth in our fleet of large aero engines. With our fleet of in-service engines forecast to grow from more than 4,000 today to approximately 6,500 in the mid-term – and even further beyond that – we expect demand for overhaul services to increase over the coming years. This planned e...