10 July 2024

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ordered four additional Airbus A330 MRTTs

Saudi Arabia expands Air Force with additional Airbus A330 MRTTs

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ordered four additional Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF). The first of these aircraft will enter conversion at the beginning of 2026, joining the RSAF in 2027 to carry out air-to-air refuelling and transport missions. Jean-Brice Dumont, Head of Air […]

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Turkish Airline will lease ten new A321neo aircraft from AerCap ©

AerCap and Turkish Airlines agree on lease for ten A321neos

AerCap Holdings has reached an agreement with Turkish Airlines for the lease of ten new Airbus A321neo aircraft. Commenting on the agreement, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee, Prof. Ahmet Bolat, expressed satisfaction with the fleet enhancement through the partnership with AerCap. He highlighted that this addition aligns with Turkish Airlines’ strategy

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Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated its CFM Leap-1B engine test cell at the Addis Ababa MRO Services facility © Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates CFM Leap-1B engine test cell

Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated its CFM Leap-1B engine test cell at the Addis Ababa MRO Services facility, granting it full testing capability for the Leap-1B engine, the exclusive powerplant for Boeing’s new-generation 737 MAX single-aisle jet. Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, Mesfin Tasew, expressed pride in achieving full testing capability for the CFM Leap-1B

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Airbus ZEROe aircraft flying over Madrid © Airbus

Airbus and five other companies collaborate to advance hydrogen-powered aviation in Spain

Airbus, Aena, Air Nostrum, Iberia, Exolum and Repsol, have joined forces to address the primary challenges of deploying hydrogen-powered aviation in Spain. This is the first collaboration that brings together the entire value chain, from primary energy production and hydrogen ground operations, with two airlines on board and across a complete network of airports simultaneously.

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Sichuan Airlines has taken delivery of a second A330 P2F aircraft from CDB Aviation © AirTeamImages

CDB Aviation delivers second A330 P2F to Sichuan Airlines

CDB Aviation joined a grand ceremony held at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport on July 9, 2024, to celebrate the delivery of a second Airbus A330-300 Passenger- to-Freighter (A330 P2F) on lease to its existing customer, Sichuan Airlines. CDB Aviation’s Chief Executive Officer, Jie Chen, expressed excitement at joining partners at Sichuan Airlines in celebrating this

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Teams of LOT and Lufthansa Technik © LHT

LOT Polish Airlines and LHT sign new CFM56-7B maintenance contract

LOT Polish Airlines (LOT) and Lufthansa Technik (LHT) are strengthening their cooperation with a new engine maintenance services (EMS) contract for the CFM56-7B engines of the airline’s Boeing 737NG fleet. In addition to the 11 planned overhauls, of which the first recently commenced and will be performed at Lufthansa Technik’s headquarters in Hamburg, the MRO

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