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Airbus reports Nine-Month 2020 results

Global air travel recovery slower than anticipated  Cash containment and business adaptation on track 9m revenues € 30.2 billion; 9m EBIT Adjusted € -0.1 billion 9m EBIT (reported) € -2.2 billion; 9m loss per share (reported) € -3.43 Restructuring provision of € -1.2 billion recognised in EBIT (reported) 9m free cash flow before M&A and customer finan...

MTU Aero Engines AG presents its nine-month figures and a more precise forecast

In the first nine months 2020, MTU Aero Engines AG generated revenue of €2,956.6 million (1-9/2019 €3,403.7 million). The operating profit was €310.8 million, compared with €557.7 million in the prior-year period. The EBIT margin was 10.5% (1-9/2019: 16.4%). In line with adjusted EBIT, adjusted net income dropped from €391.7 million to &e...

EHang to Accelerate UAM Services

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) recently announced the first Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones (“UCAEZs”) to solidify China’s global leadership in developing an unmanned civil aviation industry. The list of UCAEZs covers as many as 13 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Hezhou, Hangzhou, Zigong, Anyang, Nanjing, Tianjin, Yulin, Shenyang, D...

Russian Helicopters launches Mi-8 test operation program in Indonesia

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP) as part of Russian Helicopters holding company launches Mi-8/171 type helicopter test operation program, which is aimed at the assessing of all the advantages of helicopters real operation in conjunction with all available corporate support tools and implemented aftersales services of Russian Helicopters holding company. The pilot project is being implemented in Ind...

World First Flying Car Hits The Road

Have you ever seen a flying car passing you on the highway? Now this is a real possibility! The PAL-V Liberty has been approved for road usage and can now be spotted on the European roads. With this approval, PAL-V is another step closer to deliveries. Who hasn’t dreamed about a flying car? Taking your car for a ride in the sky? This dream is one step closer now. After flying and driving...

Welcome to VistaJet Private World

As privacy and safety become increasingly important for global travelers1, 2 VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, announces Private World and opens up its exclusive black book of preferred partners, hotels, residences, private islands, yachts and ski destinations around the world. VistaJet Private World is the global program for private travel – a service to fe...

Qantas Freight took delivery of First Airbus A321 Passenger to Freighter Conversion Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney celebrated the delivery of the first A321 passenger to freighter conversion aircraft (A321P2F) powered by V2500® engines, along with Elbe Flugzeugwerke (“EFW”), ST Engineering, Airbus, Vallair, Qantas Freight and Australian Post. The aircraft was delivered to Qantas Freight through lessor Vallair. “The delivery today is an exciting milestone for th...

First two H145s delivered to the Ecuadorian Air Force

Airbus Helicopters has delivered two H145s to the Ecuadorian Air Force, the first military customer in South America for this multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. A total of six H145s will be delivered over the next year. The H145 helicopters, known as “Cobra” in the Ecuadorian Air Force, will be assigned to the 22nd Combat Wing in Guayaquil. The contract includes training f...

First install at new Tamarack European Installation Center

Tamarack Aerospace announced the first series of Active Winglet installations on three Cessna Citation Jets at the new Tamarack European Installation Centre based at the London-Oxford Airport, United Kingdom. These installations mark the beginning of the company’s long held expansion goals and signals yet another exciting phase of growth for Tamarack after increasing the number of servi...

Aviator on course to become Finnair largest handling provider for Helsinki operations

Having successfully partnered with Finnair in previous seasons to provide services at Helsinki airport, Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, is now on course to become Finnair’s largest handling provider at Helsinki Airport. The term of this new agreement between Aviator and Finnair will be effective from April 1st, 2021...

New 360 Cabin Disinfection System -Sanijet

SaniJet is excited to present to you Phileas® 15, a brand new 360° Medical Grade Cabin Disinfection System, which has been tested with EASA and FAA approvals*.   The patented Phileas Airborne Disinfection System is already widely used by many major national laboratories, military hospitals and biomedical research centres, such as CNRS, Institut Pasteur and Sanofi. We can now bring cli...

Facility optimization for customers - Gulfstream

Gulfstream is streamlining and modernizing its customer service and support experiences by leveraging new and expanded facilities throughout its network. This facility optimization is the next step in a series of long-range facility modernization investments Gulfstream launched in 2019 with the construction of the Van Nuys, California, service center and the expansion of its Savannah and Appl...

airBaltic to Maintain Essential Connectivity for the Baltics During Winter

As of October 25, the winter schedule of Latvian airline airBaltic is now in force. During this season, airBaltic plans to connect Riga with 40 destinations across its network, offering flights to major European business hubs and a small selection of leisure and skiing destinations. The planned winter schedule includes such skiing destinations as Kittilä, Munich, Vien...

Textron Aviation expands service offering to include repair of Citation CJ series landing gear

Textron Aviation is expanding service offerings to provide customers with a new standard repair process for Cessna Citation CJ series aircraft main landing gear (MLG). This innovative solution, which is in the final stages of certification, will allow engineers to repair the MLG without having to replace it, improving cost-effectiveness of operation for customers.Textron Aviation is leading t...

Techniques Effective Against COVID-19: Boeing and University of Arizona

In a first-of-its-kind series of tests, Boeing and the University of Arizona determined airlines’ current cleaning solutions effectively destroy the virus that causes COVID-19. Boeing completed the testing as part of its Confident Travel Initiative (CTI) to support customers and enhance the safety and well-being of passengers and crews during the COVID-19 pandemic. Testing was cond...

Baltic Travel Group – flight through corona caused tourism crisis

Since the beginning of 2020 we all are living very unusual and complex situation due to corona pandemic. Never before nor any country neither any economy lived such lockdowns, such quarantine caused disasters. Do you imagine how this situation impacted travel industry? Where we all are related to each other – aircraft manufacturers, airlines, airports, travel agencies, hotels, and more an...

Iconic British Airways 747 ‘QUEEN OF THE SKIES’ to be preserved at Cotswold airport

Cotswold Airport will be the permanent home to an iconic British Airways 747 aircraft for locals and visitors to enjoy. The Boeing 747, registration G-CIVB, will be permanently retired at Cotswold Airport, near Kemble in Gloucestershire. The aircraft is painted in the unique Negus livery which adorned British Airways planes in the 1970s and 1980s. The aircraft was one of four painted in heritag...

Greetings on airBaltic 25th anniversary

To honour the 25th anniversary since the Latvian airline airBaltic launched commercial operations, the airline’s employees are sending positive greetings to everyone all over the globe through a sincere video. The main idea behind the video is to show that it is important to celebrate milestones and show the strength of the team no matter the circumstances. airBalt...

Lifting the world to sustainable energy - TECNAM P-VOLT

In this modern world, full of challenges and changes, TECNAM remains more focused than ever on exploring innovative solutions for the future of greener aviation. Never has it been more important to pursue knowledge and develop practices that can lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions, both in design and in operation. With these key factors in mind, TECNAM i...

Welcome another Gulfstream G700 test aircraft

The fifth Gulfstream G700 flight-test aircraft has taken flight, just three weeks after the fourth G700 flew for the first time. “The G700 flight-test program is progressing exceptionally well,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Every day, we come closer to our goal of delivering this revolutionary aircraft to our customers. We are steadily increasing flights, fl...

Adapting to the collapse of the aircraft parts logistics supply chain

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of daily flights across all sectors of the industry has significantly decreased and with that, like any other business in the industry, Jet Maintenance Solutions has had to adapt to the new normal we are currently living in. In the pre-crisis market, some of the aircraft parts cargo that was meant of aircraft serviced by Jet MS was flown...