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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
May 29th
Dry ice and holograms were deployed in Palexpo yesterday as Airbus introduced Airbus Corporate Helicopters as a comprehensive vertical lift solution for high-net-worth individuals, corporations, or business aviation operators. read more
May 29th
TAG Aviation Europe has announced it is exiting the Spanish market as it moves to consolidate aircraft operations under a limited number of Air Operator Certificates. read more
May 29th
View the Monthly Program Profile: Bombardier Challenger 600/601/604/605/650 chart in PDF format. read more
May 29th
Yingling Aviation in Wichita has delivered its first Ascend 172, an upgraded Cessna 172 aircraft. read more
May 29th
May 31-June 1—ap&m Europe, Olympia London, U.K. For more information go to www.aviationweek.com/events read more
May 29th
VistaJet has eliminated ferry flight fees for new program customers, which can cost customers an additional five figures on each flight. read more
May 29th
Clint Clouatre has joined Wipaire as vice president of marketing and sales. read more
May 29th
SimpleCharters has added JetSelect Aviation’s fleet of 32 aircraft to its on-demand network of charter aircraft. read more
May 29th
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Textron Aviation Inc. models 402C and 414A airplanes. read more
May 29th
Bombardier said it used biofuels supplied by AEG Fuels to fly its Learjet 75, Challenger 350 and 650, and Global 6000 jets to the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva. read more
May 29th
Sky Valet was awarded the tender to manage the Ibiza Business Aviation Terminal in Spain for the next five years. read more
May 29th
Business jet flight activity rose 3.5% in March and 5.2% in April, the two strongest growth months for the last 12 months. read more
News from FlightGlobal
May 26th
United Airlines president Scott Kirby hopes to convince its pilots to allow for more large regional jets in its fleet, as the carrier focuses on increasing connectivity over its hubs.
May 25th
BOC Aviation has ordered four Airbus A320neo family and two A330-900 aircraft, all of which will be leased to TAP Portugal.
May 25th
Bombardier offered United Airlines a less-dense configuration of its CS100 in a 2015 campaign, not a shortened variant of the 100-seat aircraft.
May 24th
Delta Air Lines' first Airbus A350-900 made its maiden sortie today, flying for 5h 37min off the coast of France.
May 22nd
Malaysia Airlines will not fit premium economy seats to its incoming fleet of Airbus A350-900s, but maintain a small first class cabin.
May 21st
Malaysian carrier Malindo Air flew the world's first Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial flight on 22 May, operating the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore route as flight OD803.
May 16th
Iran Air has taken delivery of its first four ATR 72-600 turboprops.
May 11th
Delta Air Lines has deferred the deliveries of 10 Airbus A350-900s and ordered 30 more A321s.
May 11th
Airbus is upbeat that there will be further sales of the A350-1000 as more airlines start to concentrate on replacing their large widebodies in the 2020-2023 timeframe.
May 5th
Air Lease chief executive John Plueger has identified stressed supply chains as the driver of "disappointing" delays to the lessor's Airbus A320neo-family and A350-900 aircraft.
May 3rd
UK charter specialist Titan Airways is to acquire one of British Airways' two Airbus A318s.
May 2nd
WestJet has disclosed a definitive purchase agreement with Boeing that covers up to 20 787-9s.
News from AviationNews
May 26th
The first Lockheed Martin LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft achieved a critical milestone with the completion of its first flight here today. “I was proud to... The post LM-100J Commercial Freighter by Lockheed Martin’s Makes Successful F...
May 26th
SWISS becomes the first airline to integrate both C Series aircraft models to its fleet CS300 aircraft to be operated from Geneva, Switzerland Bombardier Commercial... The post First CS300 Aircraft to C Series launch Operator SWISS appeared first on AVIA...
May 26th
BOC Aviation Ltd on Friday said it would buy six new aircraft from Airbus for an aggregate list price of $1.05 billion as the aircraft... The post BOC Aviation buys six Airbus aircraft for $1.05 billion appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUM...
May 24th
Phantom Express aims to enable faster, more affordable small satellite launches Boeing and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are collaborating to design,... The post New Experimental Spaceplane by Boeing, DARPA. Design, Build, Te...
May 24th
Three class layout for full service operations Airbus has delivered the first A320neo to Vistara, a Delhi based full service airline and joint venture between... The post First A320neo for Vistara delivered. appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS ...
May 24th
Assembly of the first A350 XWB for Air Mauritius is advancing well at Airbus’ Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. The wing-fuselage junction, the... The post First Air Mauritius A350 XWB ‘on the way’ in Airbus’ Final Assembly Line ...
May 23rd
Airborne Warning and Control System upgrades improve radar, simplify maintenance OKLAHOMA CITY, May 23, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has completed a series of upgrades... The post Radar Upgrade for Saudi Arabia’s AWACS Fleet completed appeared first on AVIAT...
May 23rd
China and Russia on Monday completed the formal registration of a joint venture to build a wide-body jet, kick-starting full-scale development of a program aimed... The post China and Russia set up a joint venture to build a wide-body jet appeared first ...
May 23rd
The all-new Gulfstream G500 made its first voyage to the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) this week. The aircraft will be featured at... The post Gulfstream Business Jet fleet arrives at EBACE appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS....
May 23rd
Switzerland, Geneva, May 22, 2017 – Embraer announced today that Germany-based charter operator Air Hamburg is the launch customer for the new Legacy 650E. Air... The post Air Hamburg Launch Customer for Embraer Legacy 650E appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
May 23rd
First delivery of biofuels completed by AEG Fuels Flights demonstrate companies’ shared commitment to sustainability SkyNRG and AEG Fuels completed the delivery of sustainable aviation... The post SkyNRG and AEG Fuels Complete Delivery of Sustainable Avi...
May 23rd
In the last few weeks Helibras has delivered two H225Ms to the Brazilian Armed Forces. Two additional ones will be delivered this year The first... The post The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms helicopters appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
May 25th
Sikorsky hopes it can secure at least 200 export orders for its CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter, with Germany and Israel its clearest near-term prospects. Both nations are seeking to replace elderly fleets of legacy CH-53s delivered in the 1970...
May 25th
Pictures on Chinese social media of battleship parts have led to frenzied discussion as to whether China’s Type 002 aircraft carrier is underway ahead of schedule, but analysts say the engineering chops for the ship simply aren’t there yet.
May 25th
The Pentagon has tasked US aerospace giant Boeing with the Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornets with Infrared Search and Track System to give pilots ability to view multiple targets at higher resolutions and longer ranges compared to radars.
May 25th
Boeing has become the second competitor to file a protest against the US Air Force’s acquisition strategy for the Compass Call recapitalisation programme, alleging L-3 Communications’ lead on the cross-deck effort will hand the award to Gulfstream’s G550.
May 25th
The Air Force expects to operationalize the F-35’s latest “3F” software iteration by October or September of this year, a development which will integrate additional technology and equip the stealth aircraft with a wider range of weapons such as the Small...
May 24th
The Israeli air force is upgrading the capabilities of its Leonardo M-346 advanced jet trainers, to equip the "Lavi" with inert training bombs and external fuel tanks. "We work closely with the manufacturer, and this may lead to offering the same upgrades...
May 24th
The Pentagon announced Wednesday it had awarded $76 million worth of foreign military sales contract for logistics support of the Afghanistan Air Force's helicopters. US contractor MD Helicopters won more than $76 million to provide logistics support for ...
May 24th
As threats of military conflict continue unabated from its northern neighbor, South Korea’s military officials have signaled the need to upgrade their nation’s ability to quickly determine whether incoming aircraft are friend or foe.
May 24th
Sweden is changing. After a lengthy period of shrinking investment in its armed forces and a tactical shift from national defence to developing expeditionary capabilities, Stockholm's focus has reverted to protecting its population against invasion.
May 24th
Israel's air force will take delivery of an additional Lockheed Martin F-35 in 2020 with a special suite of test instrumentation. "This unique aircraft, which was not part of any other F-35 contract, will enable us to begin the work of upgrading the capa...