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Airbus Foundation and the Spanish Red Cross Association to promote the Flying Challenge project

More than 70 volunteers from Airbus and the Red Cross and hundreds of third-year students from five secondary schools in Madrid, Andalusia and Castile-La Mancha will be involved in the programme Airbus Foundation has signed a cooperation agreement with the Spanish Red Cross Associa...

Russia wants to supply the SSJ-100 and MC-21 aircraft to Algeria

Russia is interested in delivering its planes to Algeria: the Sukhoi Superject 100 (SSJ-100) and, over time, the MC-21. This issue was discussed within a working group, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters during the Russian-Algerian intergovernmental commission on trade economic a...

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Boeing Sees Growing Demand for New Airplanes in Southeast Asia

20-year outlook projects 4,210 new airplanes needed, valued at $650 billion Boeing projects a demand for 4,210 new airplanes, valued at $650 billion, over the next 20 years in Southeast Asia.   The company presented its Southeast Asia Current Market Outlook (CMO) today during a briefing at Boeing's regional headquarters in Singapore. The annual report forecasts t...

Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescues 70 amid typhoons

Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescued 70 people during the recent tropical storms that struck Hong Kong and Macau, employing its Super Puma and Dauphin helicopters to bring them to safety.  Located at the northern edge of the South China Sea, Hong Kong’s landscape comprises an urban core of skyscrapers surrounded by lowland countryside, hills, and coastal industry. On 23 August...

Boeing, Turkish Industry Establish Aerospace Initiative

Boeing and Turkish Airlines today announced the airline's intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalized. "The 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced airplane in the world," said M. İlker Aycı, chairman of the board and the executive committee, Turkish Airlines. "Our i...

Sepang Aircraft Engineering opens second hangar

Airbus maintenance facility in Malaysia also celebrates 10th anniversary  Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) officially opened its second hangar today with a ceremony attended by Dato‘ Sri Ong Ka Chuan, Minister of International Trade and Industry II, Malaysia. The event also celebrated the 10th anniversary of the independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre.  The...

Bombardier Continues to Expand Worldwide Parts Availability for Business Aircraft Customers

Bombardier Business Aircraft confirmed its continued expansion of worldwide parts availability for its growing fleet of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. As part of the company’s commitment to operators in the United States, Latin America, and Asia, Bombardier Business Aircraft recently opened parts depots in Miami, Florida and Tianjin, China. Combined with its two-year warranty...

Gulfstream Marks Five-Year Anniversary Of G650 Type Certification

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently marked the five-year anniversary of the Gulfstream G650's type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with a look back at the aircraft's esteemed history. Announced in March 2008, the G650 had one of business aviation's most successful product launches, with more than 200 firm orders following the aircraft's intro...

Boeing, Japan Airlines Announce Order for Four 787-8 Dreamliners

Boeing and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an unidentified customer, is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices and will expand JAL's Dreamliner fleet to 49 airplanes. "This order for additional 787 Dreamliners...

APEX Expo 2017 – Long Beach USA

Airbus focusing on A320 Airspace and interiors upgrade solutions Visit Airbus at Long Beach Convention Center, Halls B/C Stand #629 – from Tues 26th to Thurs 28thSeptember; Debut of Airbus new A320 Family Airspace full-scale interior mock-up; Latest news on Airbus’ Passenger Experience (“Pax-Ex”) and future cabin concepts; Media Briefing at 9.15am...

Airbus inaugurates its A330 Completion & Delivery Centre in China

First wide-body centre outside Europe, first European and Chinese made A330 delivered  Airbus has inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) in Tianjin, China, taking additional steps in the expansion of its global footprint and strategic partnership with China. At the same time, the first A330 to be delivered from the C&DC was handed over to Tianjin Airlines. ...

Bell Helicopter begins delivery of nine Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Chile

Bell Helicopter announced the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Eagle Copters South America headquartered in Santiago. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation. “We are excited to announce the first two of nine Bell 505s have been delivered to our friends at Eagle Copters South America,” said Jay Ortiz, vice president, Latin America. “With the latest...

Sikorsky celebrates 50 years of service by the Nuri S-61 with the Royal Malaysian Air Force

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, together with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) celebrated 50 years of continuous service of the S-61 helicopter in Malaysia. The milestone was celebrated Sept. 17 with a commemorative dinner attended by Malaysian Chief of Air Force, General Tan Sri Dato Sri Hj Affendi bin Buang and scores of RMAF helicopter crew members.  The first of an initial ord...

Yak-130 crashes during training flight near Borisoglebsk

During a training flight near the Borisoglebsk aerodrome a Yak-130 aircraft crashed; the crew is safe, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday. "On September 16, 2017, during a training flight near the Borisoglebsk aerodrome a training-combat Yakovlev Yak-130 aircraft (NATO reporting name: Mitten) crashed," the ministry said in a statement. "The crew directed the aircraft a...

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Boeing Sees Growing Demand for New Airplanes in Southeast Asia

20-year outlook projects 4,210 new airplanes needed, valued at $650 billion Boeing projects a demand for 4,210 new airplanes, valued at $650 billion, over the next 20 years in Southe...

Gulfstream Marks Five-Year Anniversary Of G650 Type Certification

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently marked the five-year anniversary of the Gulfstream G650's type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with a look back at the aircraft&...

APEX Expo 2017 – Long Beach USA

Airbus focusing on A320 Airspace and interiors upgrade solutions Visit Airbus at Long Beach Convention Center, Halls B/C Stand #629 – from Tues 26th to Thurs 28thSeptember;...

Airbus inaugurates its A330 Completion & Delivery Centre in China

First wide-body centre outside Europe, first European and Chinese made A330 delivered  Airbus has inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) in Tianjin, China, taking addit...

Bell Helicopter begins delivery of nine Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Chile

Bell Helicopter announced the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Eagle Copters South America headquartered in Santiago. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation. “We...

Airbus Reaches Milestone Number of Aircraft Flying in North America

The number of in-service Airbus commercial aircraft in North America reached a new high of 1,500 following the delivery of an A321 to American Airlines on Friday. The company delivered its first North...

Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility Receives 50th Shipset

From zero to 50 in two years would be bad if talking about automobile acceleration, but when talking about A320 Family aircraft production in the U.S., the timing is just right. The Airbus U.S. Ma...

Cathay Pacific finalises order for 32 A321neo aircraft

World’s most efficient single-aisle for operation by Cathay Dragon Cathay Pacific Airways has finalised an order with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operate...

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Airbus Foundation and the Spanish Red Cross Association to promote the Flying Challenge project

More than 70 volunteers from Airbus and the Red Cross and hundreds of third-year students from five secondary schools in Madrid, Andalusia and Castile-La Mancha will be involved in the programme...

Russia exported the first Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" modern attack helicopter with newest defense system

The Russian Helicopters company exported the first Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" modern attack helicopter with an onboard defense system (ODS) protecting it from guided anti-aircraft miss...

Gulfstream Marks Five-Year Anniversary Of G650 Type Certification

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently marked the five-year anniversary of the Gulfstream G650's type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with a look back at the aircraft&...

Bell Helicopter begins delivery of nine Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Chile

Bell Helicopter announced the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Eagle Copters South America headquartered in Santiago. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation. “We...

Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescues 70 amid typhoons

Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescued 70 people during the recent tropical storms that struck Hong Kong and Macau, employing its Super Puma and Dauphin helicopters to bring them to safety. ...

Gulfstream appoints regional sales managers at strategic locations in United States and Latin America

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has appointed three regional sales managers (RSMs) at strategic locations in the United States and Latin America: Kirsten Krueger will serve the western United States, Pe...

Sikorsky celebrates 50 years of service by the Nuri S-61 with the Royal Malaysian Air Force

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, together with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) celebrated 50 years of continuous service of the S-61 helicopter in Malaysia. The milestone was celebrated Sept....