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1,000th Super Puma helicopter delivered

Airbus Helicopters has delivered its 1,000th Super Puma helicopter: a twin-engine multi-role H215 assembled in Marignane, France, and handed over to the German Federal Police (Bundespolizei) to support the German Havarie Command, which manages maritime emergencies off ofGermany&r...

Tunisair Express acquires three ATR 72-600s

Tunisair Express and ATR confirm a firm order for three ATR 72-600s. The aircraft will renew Tunisair Express’s regional fleet and supply essential connectivity, both domestically and internationally.   The market-leading modern ATR turboprops support airline operations by burning...


Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation MOU with Mesa Airlines for 100 SpaceJet M100 Aircraft

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced that it has signed a MOU with Mesa Airlines, Inc., to commence formal negotiations for the purchase of 100 Mitsubishi Aircraft SpaceJet M100 aircraft. The MOU was announced during a signing event at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America’s booth during the Regional Airline Association (RAA) annual conference held, this year, in Nashville, TN, a...

RUBAE to welcome ACJ319

Less than a week left to see the opening of RUBAE show in Moscow. Airbus Corporate Jets will show an ACJ319, giving visitors the opportunity to see for themselves the benefits of the widest and tallest cabin.  The aircraft is operated by MJet on VVIP charter flights, and features a spacious lounge and conference/dining areas, plus a bedroom with ensuite bathroom and shower. &...

First Multi-mission Airlift KC-390 to the Brazilian Air Force

Brazilian Air Force (FAB) got delivery of the first multi-mission airlift KC-390 at a ceremony held at Anápolis Air Base. Embraer has been conducting theoretical and practical training with the Air Force teams to start operations. The KC-390 was developed as a joint project between the Brazilian Air Force and Embraer to set new standards for efficiency and productivity in its cl...

Meet Mi-171A2 and Ka-226T intended for India

Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok give the opportunity to meet latest civilian helicopter Mi-171A2 and Ka-226T light-weight multi-purpose helicopter, which are planned to be supplied to India.  Earlier, Russian Helicopters and Global Vectra company (India) had signed a contract for the delivery of a Mi-171A2 helicopter, including an option for one more rotorcraft. The helic...

First A330neo in Hi Fly livery delivered

Hi Fly has taken delivery of a new A330neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation. The aircraft is configured with 371 seats in a two-class layout, with 18 high-comfort lie-flat business class seats and 353 economy seats. All seats are equipped with the latest-generation in-flight entertainment system, and mood lighting is available throughout the aircraft. The A330 will be deployed to fu...

A worldwide reorganization of GKN Aerospace

50 manufacturing sites across 15 countries and today employs around 18,000 people - this is GKN Aerospace! The business has grown rapidly by acquisition over recent years, increasing in scale from £600m turnover in 2006 to more than £3.5bn at the end of 2018. Today, it is structured with four independent divisions, each focused around products and internal capabilities. In the...

Meet Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019

Meet DassaultFalcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019! Dassault will also be exhibiting a full-scale mockup of its new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet which is on track for certification and initial deliveries in 2022. The 1,98 m (6 ft 6 in) high, 2,58 m (8 ft 6 in) wide, 5,500 nm (10,186 km) 6X will be the most spacious, modern and versatile twin in its class and will draw on many of the advanc...

Expanded Aircraft Connectivity Services by Iridium and Thales

The newest Iridium Certus aviation service provider is... Thales! While already developing the Iridium Certus-based FlytLINK terminal and antenna, Thales will now be able to offer both Iridium Certus terminals and Iridium Certus connectivity services to business jets, commercial aircraft, rotorcraft, general aviation and UAVs.  Iridium Certus is the only L-band broadband platform prov...

New Top Consumer Drone For Outdoor and Social Media Enthusiasts

For all those who want to spice up their social media profiles with unique 4K aerial photos or simply capture breathtaking moments and memories from an exceptional perspective, Yuneec's new Mantis G camera drone will soon be available for purchase. With the foldable and handy 4K quadcopter, Yuneec enables its users to let their creativity run free and all that at an afforda...

First Kuwait Airways A320neo delivered

The best thing to celebrate 65th anniversary? For an airline it is to take the delivery of new aircraft. Congratulations! The national carrier of Kuwait, Kuwait Airways,has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft! The delivery a milestone in Kuwait Airways’ 65th anniversary celebrations, marking an important step in the airline’s ambitious fleet renewal and growth plans , which...

KLM Orders Two Boeing 777 Jets

New purchase, valued at $751 million at current list prices,will grow KLM's 777 fleet to over 30 airplanes, increasing network flexibility. "KLM is one of the world's leading network carriers and an aviation pioneer and we are delighted the airline has once again selected the Boeing 777-300ER to strengthen its long-haul fleet for the future," said Ihssane Mounir...

Alexandre Ziegler named Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs

Alexandre Ziegler has been named Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs, effective September 2. He replaces Stéphane Abrial, who has retired. Alexandre Ziegler also becomes a member of Safran's Executive Committee. Safran's International and Public Affairs department is also in charge of Group programs, as well as relations with Boeing, Airbus and COM...

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European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM

Amazing news for Gulfstream right before NBAA-BACE - European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM! That means that the aircraft can be delivered to European customers and the way for Europ...

New MTU Aero Engines high-tech test center for engine parts in Munich

MTU Aero Engines has built a new test center for engine parts on its Munich premises, investing an amount of more than 25 million euros in a new building and the most advanced test equipment. After tw...

100% Enrollment for Embraer E-Jet Operators in Asia Pacific for its Pool Program

Important announcement was made by Embraer at MRO Europe -  all E-Jet operators in Asia Pacific have enrolled in Embraer’s Pool Program. This follows a Pool Program deal signed between...

Premium Urban Air Mobility Market - Porsche and Boeing sign MOU

Urban Air Mobility market' development speed is just outstanding! Two manufacturers had signed an MOU and are joining forces to o explore the premium urban air mobility market - Porsche and B...

New Learjet 75 Liberty Full Interior Mock-up and much more from Bombardier

Business aviation industry is getting ready to NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition to present latest achievements, discuss most importat trends of the industry.  So what we can expect from B...

PMI Project of the Year Award goes to ... Embraer E190-E2!

Congratulations Embraer! E190-E2 just received 2019 PMI Project of the Year Award! The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes a large and complex project that best delivers superior performa...

ATR launches STOL ATR 42-600S aircraft

 ATR has received authorisation from its board of directors for the launch of the ATR 42-600S! With the ‘S’ representing STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing), this new version of...

Farther Again - 8,225 nautical miles with Bombardier Global 7500

To fly farther, a challenge for all aeronautical manufacturers... This time 8,225 nautical miles with Bombardier Global 7500 - longest non-stop city pair in business aviation history flown b...

First autonomous aircraft test in Brazil by Embraer and Ufes

A scientific and technological cooperation between Embraer and the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes) made it possible for a prototype to perform the taxiing operation on its ow...

PAL-V partners with ASL Group for the Future of Air Mobility

The partnership was marked by the signature of a contract between the two companies by their respective CEO's during a ceremony held at the ASL premises in Antwerp, Belgium on August 27, 2019. For...

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“The NeXt Big Thing” and more from Pilatus

The business aviation industry is getting ready for NBAA-BACE 2019 in Las Vegas, it is lke big star of the theater waiting for the step to go from backstage to the scene lights. Pilatus Aircraft reser...

A digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance cross-fleet solutions

Airbus and Delta Air Lines are forming a digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance and health-monitoring solutions for airline customers worldwide from 2020. To be accessed via a unified...

European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM

Amazing news for Gulfstream right before NBAA-BACE - European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM! That means that the aircraft can be delivered to European customers and the way for Europ...

Global ATR42/72-600 Maintenance Agreement signed by Liebherr and ATR

Liebherr-Aerospace and ATR signed recently a ten-year agreement covering the supply of components, repairs and associated Pay-by-the-Hour services for the more than 300 ATR42/72-600 aircraft fleet....

New MTU Aero Engines high-tech test center for engine parts in Munich

MTU Aero Engines has built a new test center for engine parts on its Munich premises, investing an amount of more than 25 million euros in a new building and the most advanced test equipment. After tw...

100% Enrollment for Embraer E-Jet Operators in Asia Pacific for its Pool Program

Important announcement was made by Embraer at MRO Europe -  all E-Jet operators in Asia Pacific have enrolled in Embraer’s Pool Program. This follows a Pool Program deal signed between...

Leonardo promotes its helicopters and defence electronics at Seoul ADEX 2019

Leonardo is promoting new solutions aiming to meet the Country’s demanding requirements for technology and industry cooperation. The Company’s AW159 already provides world-cla...