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Airbus Helicopters showcases EMS capabilities at Helitech2018

Show display includes EMS configured H145 and H160, Oil & Gas configured H175, Racer virtual experience and Airbus’ Skywise offer for helicopters Airbus Helicopters will highlight a wide range of products and digital services at this year’s Helitech I...

Airbus exhibits ACJ319 at NBAA show

Highlights full-size living space in a private jet Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is displaying an ACJ319 at the NBAA[1] show, highlighting the full-size living space on offer. Operated by K5 Aviation and available for VVIP charter, this particular ACJ319 is making its airshow debut. “An Ai...


Airbus and Atos awarded major cyber security contract to protect key EU institutions

Airbus as leader of the consortium, partnering with Atos as coprime, has won a six year framework contract. Main EU institutions, services and agencies to benefit from cutting-edge cyber technology Airbus Defence and Space, through its Airbus CyberSecurity unit and partnering with Atos as coprime entity, have been selected by the Council of the European Union to provide cyber security ex...

Boeing, Air Lease Corp., Deliver First 787-9 Dreamliner for Air Tahiti Nui

Tahitian airline to fly longest-range 787 from the South Pacific to Europe, Asia Air Tahiti Nui unveils new seats and livery on inaugural Dreamliner Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and Air Tahiti Nui celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner, via lease from ALC. This is the first Boeing airplane to join the Tahitian airline, which plans to use the longest-range Dre...

Airbus Board of Directors Selects Guillaume Faury Future Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has selected Guillaume Faury as future Airbus Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Faury, 50, who currently serves as President Airbus Commercial Aircraft, will succeed Tom Enders, 59, who remains CEO until the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 10 April 2019, when the appointment of Faury as executive member of the Board will be submitted to...

Scoot takes delivery of its first A320neo

Scoot, the low cost wing of Singapore Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320neo in Toulouse, France. Scoot has placed orders for 39 A320neo aircraft under its fleet renewal programme. The new addition complements the airline’s existing fleet of 27 A320ceo Family aircraft. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the new aircraft features 186 seats in Scoot’s confi...

Falcon 8X certified for EFVS to 100 ft operations

FalconEye CVS enhancement further extends mission capability of ultra-long range trijet  The Falcon 8X has been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system capability that gives operational credit for poor visibility approaches down to 100 ft, greatly improving access to airports in bad weather and significantly enhancing fleet efficiency.  The new EFVS capab...

Delta Air Lines A220 takes to the skies for its first flight

Delta will be first U.S. operator to benefit from new-generation aircraft’s unbeatable efficiency Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 02:02 p.m. local time. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. During successful 2 hour and 53 minutes flight, the crew checked the aircraft’s main systems and lande...

RUAG delivers new Dornier 228 to Aurigny Air Services

RUAG Aviation delivered a factory new Dornier 228 to Aurigny Air Services Ltd on 7 September. Aurigny, a returning customer, accepted delivery of their second new Dornier 228. RUAG is the type certificate (TC) holder and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Dornier 228. Aurigny Air Services, a regional airline operating from the Channel Island of Guernsey, took delivery of the fact...

Zunum Aero and Safran Helicopter Engines join forces to deliver electric commercial aircraft with unparalleled efficiency

Ardiden 3 engine has been selected to power ZA10 electric generator. This integrated turbo-generator will deliver 500kW of electric power. Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, selected Safran Helicopter Engines for its hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide a new generation engine turbine to drive the Zun...

H225M soars past the 100,000 flight hour milestone

Combat-proven, robust, versatile and reliable workhorse for military missions worldwide The H225M, with 88 aircraft currently in service in six countries across the globe, has surpassed the 100,000 flight hour milestone, following its first delivery to the French Air Force in 2006. The aircraft was rapidly deployed by the French Air Force in Lebanon in 2006 where the H225M, also known as the Ca...

Boeing, Air Lease Corp., EVA Air Celebrate Airline's First 787-9 Dreamliner

EVA Air is first in Taiwan to fly the 787; will power fleet with 24 Dreamliners Airline debuts new, upgraded interior with BMW-designed business class seats Airplane on lease from ALC's order book with Boeing, which includes 52 787s Boeing , Air Lease Corp., and EVA Air today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner, via lease from ALC, at Boeing's South...

Bell and Garmin sign Teaming Agreement for on-demand Mobility Avionics Systems

Bell Helicopter announced a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. “At Bell, we believe a convergence of technological advancements is enabling the industry to drive solutions that will bring viable urb...

EASA and FAA certify long-range capability for A321neo

Up to three Additional Centre Tanks (ACTs) are now certified on the A321neo, including for ETOPS operation; Paving the way for the A321neo customers to start “Long Range” (LR) operations; Facilitating the most flexible and capable version of the A321 to date: the “A321LR” Readiness to start “Long Range” (LR) operations with launch customers of the mo...

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Airbus, Delta Air Lines partner on Skywise open-data platform and predictive maintenance services

• As a recognized leader in innovation, Delta Air Lines partnered with Airbus to enhance Skywise • Through the agreement an additional 400 Delta aircraft will be connected to Skywise...

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

BBJ MAX offers customers unmatched range and comfort Boeing unveils new BBJ MAX interior design concept Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to...

Best-Selling Pilatus PC-12 NG also Tops Customer Service Ranking for 17th Consecutive Year

Market demand remains strong for the Swiss single-engine turboprop, as the 1,600th PC-12 enters service and readers of Professional Pilot magazine rated its customer service tops in turboprops. Pilatu...

Honeywell Business Jet Aviation forecast projects 7,700 New Aircraft deliveries, valued at $251 billion

Deliveries in 2019 projected to be higher than 2018 with growth supported by new models entering service Purchase plans for the next five years are higher in North America and Europe, lower in As...

Embraer Introduces - The Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 Business Jets

Embraer introduced the new Praetor 500 midsize and Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets during a company event at Orlando Executive Airport, where the 2018 National Business Aviation Association&rs...

The Ultra Long Range A350 XWB brings key destinations closer together with non-stop flights

Launch customer Singapore Airlines introduces Airbus’ highly-efficient jetliner on the world’s longest commercial route Singapore Airlines has ushered in a new generation of long-haul t...

Gulfstream opens Manhattan Sales and Design Center

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has opened a Sales and Design Center in Midtown Manhattan. The nearly 8,500-square-foot/790-square-meter space expands Gulfstream’s portfolio of showrooms...

Safran inaugurates a new nacelle integration plant for the Airbus A320neo in Hamburg

The new Safran Nacelles plant, dedicated to the integration of the engine nacelle on the Airbus A320neo, was inaugurated today by Philippe Petitcolin, Safran Chief Executive Officer, in a ceremony als...

Airbus Helicopters showcases EMS capabilities at Helitech2018

Show display includes EMS configured H145 and H160, Oil & Gas configured H175, Racer virtual experience and Airbus’ Skywise offer for helicopters Airbus Helicopters wi...

Airbus exhibits ACJ319 at NBAA show

Highlights full-size living space in a private jet Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is displaying an ACJ319 at the NBAA[1] show, highlighting the full-size living space on offer. Operated by K5 Aviation...

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Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB and Airbus sign framework contract for six H135s

Airbus Helicopters and air rescue operator Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB, have signed a framework contract for up to six H135s with Helionix. Additionally, they have activated a first batch of th...

Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Business Jet Program on Schedule for Delivery in 2019

The Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft offer more range, larger cabins and a smoother ride than competitor aircraft Seventy per cent of total flight test hours complete, wit...

Airbus, Delta Air Lines partner on Skywise open-data platform and predictive maintenance services

• As a recognized leader in innovation, Delta Air Lines partnered with Airbus to enhance Skywise • Through the agreement an additional 400 Delta aircraft will be connected to Skywise...

Best-Selling Pilatus PC-12 NG also Tops Customer Service Ranking for 17th Consecutive Year

Market demand remains strong for the Swiss single-engine turboprop, as the 1,600th PC-12 enters service and readers of Professional Pilot magazine rated its customer service tops in turboprops. Pilatu...

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

BBJ MAX offers customers unmatched range and comfort Boeing unveils new BBJ MAX interior design concept Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to...

Airbus exhibits ACJ319 at NBAA show

Highlights full-size living space in a private jet Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is displaying an ACJ319 at the NBAA[1] show, highlighting the full-size living space on offer. Operated by K5 Aviation...

Honeywell Business Jet Aviation forecast projects 7,700 New Aircraft deliveries, valued at $251 billion

Deliveries in 2019 projected to be higher than 2018 with growth supported by new models entering service Purchase plans for the next five years are higher in North America and Europe, lower in As...