18 June 2019

FAA has given the green light for flight tests for 737 MAX 10 certification

Massive boost for Boeing 737 MAX – IAG signs LoI for 200 aircraft

The beleaguered Boeing 737 MAX program which has seen aircraft grounded worldwide since a second fatal crash in a few months has received a major boost from British Airways’ parent company IAG. Announcing the signing of a Letter of Intent (LoI) at the Parish Air Show, Willie Walsh, IAG Chief Executive commented: “We have every […]

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Airbus signs orders with IAG, AirAsia, Cebu Pacific and Saudi Arabian Airlines on 2nd day of Paris Air Show

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the A321XLR to expand its fleet of highly efficient single aisles with a firm order for 14 aircraft. Of these, eight are destined for Iberia and six for Aer Lingus. AirAsia will upsize its future Airbus single aisle fleet, converting 253 orders for the A320neo to the larger A321neo

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PAX orders 50 Ampaire Electric EEL commuter aircraft

Personal Airline Exchange (PAX) has placed an order for 50 Ampaire Electric EEL commuter aircraft, with options for 50 additional electrified planes. PAX also intends to immediately acquire two upgraded aircraft from Ampaire to kickstart initial operations prior to hybrid conversion. Ampaire is electrifying trusted, certified aircraft for customers like PAX to enable rapid market

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ALC adds five more 787-9s to fleet of 56 Dreamliners

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation have announced a commitment during the Paris Air Show to purchase five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at US$1.5 billion at list prices. “Demand for reliable, versatile, and fuel-efficient airplanes is at an all-time high,” said Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “These five Boeing 787-9 aircraft are required by

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Satair and Crane Aerospace & Electronics sign exclusive deal

Satair and Crane Aerospace & Electronics have signed an agreement covering the distribution of Crane Aerospace & Electronics’ Tyre Pressure Indicating System (TPIS) for the A320neo and A330neo aircraft families. Using Crane Aerospace & Electronics’ SmartStem® passive, wireless technology, these TPIS systems will improve operator maintenance cost by reducing the time required for daily tire

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Avia Solutions Group to acquire Chapman Freeborn

Avia Solutions Group, a global multipurpose aviation holding, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shareholding in UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn Group – a worldwide market leader for aircraft charter solutions. The acquisition agreement was signed in London, United Kingdom on June 14, 2019. The addition of Chapman Freeborn’s worldwide businesses

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Amazon partners with GECAS to lease additional fifteen Boeing 737-800 aircraft

At the second day of the International Paris Air Show, Amazon has announced a partnership with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease an additional fifteen Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft. These fifteen aircraft will be in addition to the five Boeing 737-800’s already leased from GECAS and announced earlier this year. The aircraft will fly

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