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Eve Air Mobility and Yugo sign MoU to study potential for Urban Air Mobility operations in Southeast Asia

Eve Air Mobility  and Yugo Global Industries have signed a MoU to study the potential for Urban Air Mobility and eVTOL flights in Southeast Asia. Together, Eve and Yugo will specifically focus on the potential infrastructure requirements to support eVTOL operations including regulations. The companies will also analyse service center and vertiport size and capabilitie...

Airbus is raising the bar for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

In 2023, Airbus used more than 11 million litres of SAF in its operations – two times the volume of 2022. This exceeded the initial 2023 target of 10% of the total fuel used across Airbus’ divisions by more than a million litres and accounted for 0.02% of all SAF produced in the world over the year! This achievement contributed to the reduction of CO2 emissions by 2...

Embraer and CAE inaugurate Asia Pacific first E-Jets E2 full flight simulator in Singapore

Embraer and CAE officially inaugurated the Asia Pacific region first E-Jets E2 full flight simulator in Singapore. E-Jets E2 training is the latest program offered by the recently expanded Embraer CAE Training Services joint venture. The E2 training program will feature CAE competency-based training assessment courseware, interactive classroom instruction with the CAE...

Pratt & Whitney announces full operations of Singapore Technology Accelerator

Pratt & Whitney announced the significant progress in advancing maintenance, repair, and overhaul performance spearheaded by the opening of its Singapore Technology Accelerator. Back in September 2022, Pratt & Whitney announced the intent to establish technology accelerator in collaboration with the Singapore Economic Development Board. STA has since delivered over 30 innova...

Cessna Grand Caravan EX Amphibian extends reach in Southeast Asia with delivery in Malaysia

Malaysian property developer, Ikhasas, via its subsidiary company Oriental Sky took delivery of a new Cessna Grand Caravan EX Amphibian turboprop. The aircraft, to be managed and operated by local charter operator Systematic Aviation Services, will be used for passenger transport between the capital city of Kuala Lumpur and a new waterfront resort on Perhentian islands, off the northern...

Southwest Airlines celebrates expanded technical operations facility in Phoenix

Southwest Airlines celebrates completion of a multi-year, $100 million project, which nearly doubles the size of the airline's maintenance hangar at Phoenix Sky Harbor. The 90,000-square foot expansion adds three new aircraft bays to the facility, allowing the airline to work on up to five aircraft simultaneously and brings more maintenance shops to support the nearly 500 S...

AJW Group expands into A350 support market

AJW Group announced its entry into Airbus 350 support market with the acquisition of a significant package of spare parts. The package of over 2,500 components marks a strategic move for AJW Group, positioning the company to provide support to A350 operators and airlines worldwide. The inventory for the new generation long-haul aircraft is located in hubs across Europe and Nort...

Cranfield Aerospace Solutions & Stratus 9 set sights on first zero-emissions fractional aircraft co-ownership programme in U.S.

Stratus 9 announced plans to acquire 10 of Cranfield Aerospace Solutions hydrogen propulsion conversion kits for the B-N Islander aircraft. The deal, valued at over $20M, paves the way for the first zero-emissions fractional ownership programme in United States. Stratus 9 is simplifying co-ownership of airplanes, radically improving the efficiency and sustainable use of aircraft and...

Eve Air Mobility to debut at Singapore Air Show 2024

Eve Air Mobility will make its first appearance at the Singapore Air Show following a successful 2023 that saw the start of the production of its first full-scale prototype, selection of numerous suppliers and the announcement of its first production facility. Company' presence will feature its full-scale cabin mock-up and a unique virtual reality flight experience. This is the first...

Condor and Lufthansa Technik significantly expand successful cooperation

Condor and Lufthansa Technik signed comprehensive component support agreements for the airline' new Airbus A32Xneo fleet and extended the support for the A32Xceo fleet. In addition, Lufthansa Technik will also assist Condor during the production process of its growing A32Xneo fleet with its Aircraft Production Inspection Program at production site for more than 40 aircraft. Christ...

Million Air Dallas celebrates 20 years of CAA preferred FBO status along with 40th year

Million Air Dallas proudly announces its continued distinction as the CAA Preferred Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at Addison Airport for an unprecedented 20 consecutive years. This prestigious recognition solidifies Million Air Dallas' commitment to unparalleled service and safety in private aviation. As the original Million Air location, this milestone coincides with the company's 40th a...

flydubai ramps up operations in Europe with four new destinations

flydubai launches four new services, growing its network in Europe to 43 destinations in 21 countries. flydubai becomes the first UAE national carrier to operate direct flights to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL) from 02 August 2024. The announcement also marks the carrier’s first entry into the Baltic region with direct flights to Riga International Airport (RIX) in Latvi...

Bombardier launches U.S. Technician Apprenticeship Program in collaboration with WSU Tech

Bombardier collaborates with Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology to create an apprenticeship program aimed at training future airframe and powerplant mechanics. During the two-year paid apprenticeship program, students will complete hands-on instruction at Bombardier Group’s Wichita site and in-class training at WSU Tech. They will have the...

Surf Air Mobility and Electra enter bilateral agreement to bring eSTOL aircraft to market

Surf Air Mobility and Electra.aero joined forces to introduce affordable, sustainable, and easily accessible regional air travel to a broad customer base leveraging Electra hybrid eSTOL aircraft on Surf Air technology-driven, on-demand air mobility platform, and through Surf Air Aircraft-as-a-Service offering to air operators. Surf Air has secured early delivery...

Robust growth in 2023 - ATR targets book-to-bill >1 in 2024

ATR announced its 2023 annual results, highlighting a robust growth through increased deliveries and sales, strong performance of support and services, acquisition of new customers and route creation. ATR delivered 36 aircraft in 2023, a 44% increase from 2022. This reflects a positive momentum, while the year was still beset by lingering supply chain disrup...

airBaltic 47th Airbus A220-300 aircraft landed in Riga

On February 13, 2024 airBaltic welcomed its 47th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABU, in Riga. This is the first Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic in 2024. It is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300which airBaltic has ordered. Furthermore, in November 2023, the company announced a firm purchase agreement for 30 more&...

Engineering greater efficiency: British Airways moves to predictive automated maintenance reporting system

A cutting-edge engineering system that uses real-time data to predict aircraft maintenance issues is helping British Airways reduce delays and save the use of more than 900,000 pieces of paper a year. The E-Logs platform will provide live performance information about all of the airline’s 270 jets, allowing the airline to immediately spot potential problems and proactively fix them and...

AURA AERO becomes a laureate of France 2030 program

AURA AERO became a laureate of France 2030 program, following the call for projects entitled «Producing low-carbon aircraft in France». France aims at being home to the first low-carbon aircraft, AURA AERO approach, reinventing regional mobility with ERA, its modern low-carbon aircraft due to enter in service before 2030, has been recognized and welcomed b...

Hiring the hands-on: celebrating National Apprenticeship Week in the UK

Apprenticeships are a great way to build your skills while earning, and we fill hundreds of these programme roles across our commercial, helicopter and defence and space divisions - from HR and the back offices to the production lines and clean rooms. UK National Apprenticeship Week has been all about recognising the benefits an apprenticeship can offer for those looking to start their career...

Biernat S.J chooses ALSIM by purchasing an ALX simulator

ALSIM count Biernat S.J among its new customers. The Polish aviation company recently made the acquisition of an ALSIM ALX simulator. ALSIM ALX provides up to 4 classes of aircraft from single-engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jet. The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL, and MCC in compliance with all current regulatory standards. The ALX of...

Pratt & Whitney expands operations with opening of new India Digital Capability Center

Pratt & Whitney announced the establishment of its new India Digital Capability Center in Bengaluru, India. The new center will accelerate innovation and drive digital and business transformation for Pratt & Whitney worldwide. The facility will be co-located with Pratt & Whitney's engineering and supply chain operations centers of excellence. The location will a...