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Green Africa signed an MoU for 50 Airbus A220s

An MoU was signed by Green Africa Airways for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the major orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme and the largest ever from the African continent. Babawande Afolabi, Founder & CEO of Green Africa Airways said: “Together with Airbus, we...

First flight of Gulfstream G700 launched flight test program

The first flight of Gulfstream G700, made on February 14, officially launched the flight-test program. The 2 hours and 32 minutes flight was made at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport on a 30/70 blend of sustainable aviation fuel. The G700 was introduced as the...


A new era of AEGEAN with Airbus A320neo powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines

The official presentation of new livery, branding and first of three new generation Airbus A320neo, powered with Pratt & Whitney GTF engines - this is the beginning of new era of growth has begun for AEGEAN. During the official reveal ceremony with the attendance of the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, stakeholders and employees, Eftychios Vassilakis, Chairman of A...

EASA Type Certification granted to A330-800

EASA and FAA have granted joint Type Certificate to A330-800. The aircraft’s certification flight-test campaign was successfully performed by aircraft MSN1888, which completed the programme in 370 flight test hours and 132 flights since its first flight in November 2018. The A330-800, part of a true new-generation A330neo family, is the most efficient longest range entry-level wide...

100th Installation of revolutionary Tamarack Active Winglets

Tamarack Aerospace celebrated the 100th installation of its revolutionary Active Winglet System at the Sandpoint, ID headquarters. The Tamarack team developed the first of its kind and only Active Winglet technology enabling aircraft to use much less fuel, fly farther with greater payloads and a more sustainable carbon footprint. The 100th installation milestone celebrates Tama...

New financial products from Russian Helicopters at Singapore Airshow 2020

Russian Helicopters and its partners presented financial products for foreign customers of Russian-made helicopter equipment at Singapore Airshow 2020. A specialized multimedia presentation at the company's stand demonstrates opportunities for receiving financial support for helicopter technology purchases. The multimedia stand both allows show participants to learn about the l...

Airbus and the Government of Québec become sole owners of the A220 Programme

Airbus SE, the Government of Québec and  Bombardier Inc.have agreed upon a new ownership structure for the A220 programme, whereby Bombardier transferred its remaining shares in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership (Airbus Canada) to Airbus and the Government of Québec. The transaction is effective immediately. This agreement brings the shareholdings in Airbus Canada, responsibl...

Maldivian signed service agreements with De Havilland Canada

De Havilland Canada has signed service agreements with Maldivian that will significantly enhance the airline's operational performance. The agreements will provide A and C Check Maintenance Interval Extensions, as well as Enhanced Structural Inspection Requirements (ESIR) for the airline's fleet of 10 Dash 8-200 and Dash 8-300 aircraft.  Maldivian, owned and operated by Island Av...

Asia-Pacific customers finalize agreements for Boeing Digital Solutions to enable growth

Boeing announced orders and agreements that will enable growth for multiple Asia-Pacific airlines in a rapidly developing region. These digital solutions lower costs across fleets for regional and international operators, enhance airline crew situational awareness and increase operational efficiency. New digital solutions orders and agreements include: - Vistara, an Indian carrier and a join...

Thales CORE IFE solution to fly on new Sichuan Airlines A350 fleet

Sichuan Airlines selects Thales CORE IFE for its future fleet of A350 aircraft to deliver on their promise for exceptional passenger experience. Entry into service is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.Sichuan Airlines new A350's will include a two-class cabin configuration equipped with 17" displays in business class, 12" displays in economy class and new state-of-the-art SELE...

MAVERIC revealed by Airbus - blended wing aircraft demonstrator

Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls - MAVERIC, was revealed by Airbus, its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator. At 2 metres long and 3.2 metres wide, with a surface area of about 2.25m², MAVERIC features a disruptive aircraft design, that has the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up-t...

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines selected by Korean Air to power up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Korean Air announced the formal selection of the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to power up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft.  The aircraft are expected to begin delivery in 2021. Korean Air and Pratt & Whitney are also entering into discussions for the Korean Air Maintenance and Engineering Division to join Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G-JM GTF...

A personalized paint scheme for the 300th TBM 900-series

A personalized paint scheme for TBM owners? Yes, it is possible! Dr. Ian Blair Fries and his wife Susan Fries, received a TBM 940 version as the fourth TBM-family airplane they have acquired over the past 20 years. The special gold and white exterior design, created by Scheme Designers for the Fries, includes an extra personal touch added at the Daher Aircraft, Inc. s...

French Navy search and rescue missions reinforced with four H160s

Amazing result of a partnership between Airbus Helicopters, Babcock, and Safran Helicopter Engines - the supply by DGA of four H160s to the French Navy for search and rescue missions. The French Navy will start operating these helicopters in 2022 for a period of ten years. This interim fleet of H160s will enable the French Navy to ensure the continuity of these critical mission...

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World Most Delivered Super Mid-size Business Jet - Bombardier Challenger 350

For the sixth consecutive y ear Bombardier Challenger 350 is world’s most delivered business jet in the super mid-size segment. In 2019, 56 deliveries and a 44-per-cent...

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