Trade Air signs FLYFokker ABACUS agreement with Fokker Services

Fokker Services released that Trade Air, a privately owned company established in 1994 in Zagreb Croatia, operating under the brand name SunAdria, has decided to …

Avianca takes delivery of Sharklet equipped A320

Avianca, the Colombia-based airline, has taken delivery of its first Sharklet equipped A320 becoming the first Latin American carrier to take benefit of the new …

P&W plans to expand Eagle Services Asia (ESA), its engine centre in Singapore

P&W expands Eagle Services Asia, Singapore to bolster GTF fleet support

Pratt & Whitney (P&W) has unveiled its plans to expand Eagle Services Asia (ESA), its engine centre in Singapore. This significant 48,000-ft² expansion will enable ESA to increase its current facility capacity by two-thirds. Shangari Meleschi, Vice President of Aftermarket Operations – Asia Pacific and Turkiye, emphasized, “Pratt & Whitney is making strategic global investments

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Spirit AeroSystems, VAECO sign agreement for MRO services in Vietnam

Spirit AeroSystems has signed a maintenance, repair and overhaul service agreement through its subsidiaries with Vietnam Airlines Engineering Limited Company (VAECO) at the MRO Asia-Pacific Exhibition in Singapore. Established in 2009, Vietnam Airlines Engineering Limited Company (VAECO), with 2,500 workers, is the largest and most experienced aircraft maintenance service provider in Vietnam. The company, a

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The Cessna Grand Caravan EX

Surf Air Mobility confirms order for 20 Cessna Grand Caravan EX

Surf Air Mobility has confirmed its order and paid the deposit for the first 20 Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft, designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation, to be purchased under its previously announced initial fleet order of up to 100 aircraft with options for 50 additional aircraft. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to begin in the first

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A U-2 Dragon Lady takes off for the first flight of the Avionics Tech Refresh program in Palmdale, California

Lockheed Martin conducts first flight in U-2 avionics tech refresh

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, has completed the first flight of the U-2 Dragon Lady’s Avionics Tech Refresh (ATR) programme. The successful first flight tested the new advanced capabilities aboard the U-2 as part of the ATR contract, including an updated avionics suite (communications, navigation, display, etc.) that modernises

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Contract signing between Quickstep and ST Engineering

ST Engineering and Quickstep form partnership to provide nacelle MRO solutions

ST Engineering’s Commercial Aerospace business and Quickstep Holdings (Quickstep) have entered into a partnership to bring together their complementary capabilities to service the region out of facilities in Australia. Under the partnership, ST Engineering and Quickstep will establish a regional nacelle pool in Australia that can service a wide range of Airbus and Boeing aircraft

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Hydrogen testing at Loughborough University

Rolls-Royce achieves next milestone in hydrogen research project

Both Rolls-Royce and its partner easyJet are committed to being at the forefront of the development of hydrogen combustion engine technology capable of powering a range of aircraft, including those in the narrow-body market segment, from the mid-2030s onwards. Now, working with Loughborough University in the UK and the German Aerospace Centre Deutsches Zentrum für

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GKN Aeropace's Malaysian facility in Johor

GKN Aerospace’s Malaysian facility earns key certifications

GKN Aerospace‘s Malaysian engines parts repair facility in Johor has achieved several significant certifications, solidifying its position as a leader in the aerospace industry. The facility has received official approvals from prominent international airworthiness authorities, including the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), and the Civil Aviation Authority

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Air France-KLM Group plans to order 50 Airbus A350-family aircraft

The Air France-KLM Group has unveiled its plan to modernise and optimise its long-haul fleet, aiming to enhance both environmental and economic performance. Under this significant group order, Air France-KLM intends to acquire 50 Airbus A350-900 and A350-1000 aircraft, along with purchase rights for an additional 40 aircraft. The initial deliveries are anticipated between 2026

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Singaporean low-cost airline Scoot and Embraer have signed a pool programme agreement

Embraer signs pool programme agreement with Scoot

Embraer has signed a pool programme services agreement with Singaporean low-cost airline Scoot, to support the carrier’s incoming fleet of nine E190-E2s. The pool programme provides access to component exchanges and repair services for more than 300 repairable parts to support Scoot’s Embraer aircraft, allowing the airline to minimise its upfront investment in high-value repairable

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Christian Scherer is to become new Commercial Aircraft business CEO

Christian Scherer to become new Airbus Commercial Aircraft business CEO

Airbus is unveiling a transformation in its Executive Committee’s leadership structure, creating a dedicated leader to steer the Commercial Aircraft division. The company has announced that Christian Scherer is to become new Commercial Aircraft business CEO, reporting to Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury. “Since 2019, Airbus has overseen both its overall leadership and the Commercial Aircraft

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Airbus has unveiled PioneerLab as its new twin-engine flying laboratory

Airbus unveils PioneerLab, the new twin-engine technology demonstrator

During the German National Aviation Conference in Hamburg, Airbus Helicopters unveiled the PioneerLab, its new twin-engine technology demonstrator based on the H145 platform. It complements Airbus’ range of FlightLabs and focuses on testing technologies that reduce helicopter emissions, increase autonomy and integrate bio-based materials. The PioneerLab aims to demonstrate a fuel reduction of up to

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Ukraine's Airbus A319 CJ

J&C Aero completes cabin modification of Ukraine’s presidential Airbus A319

J&C Aero, an end-to-end aircraft cabin interior solutions provider, has recently completed a major refurbishment project under which it provided cabin modification and renewal services for state air company “Ukraine”. The company operates a state-owned Airbus A319 Corporate Jet used for the air transportation of the President of Ukraine. During the project, J&C Aero engineers

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The ninth B737-800NG aircraft has joined Rex's fleet

Rex takes delivery of ninth B737-800NG

Australian carrier Rex has taken delivery of the airline’s ninth B737-800NG. The aircraft arrived in Brisbane on September 22, after a ferry flight from Singapore’s Changi Airport where it underwent a scheduled heavy maintenance check and painting. The aircraft will bear the registration VH-8JS and will enter service next month enabling the airline to launch

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VoltAero’s Cassio S testbed airplane is loaded with TotalEnergies’ Excellium Racing 100 fuel for its demonstration flight

VoltAero uses 100% SAF for first-ever electric-hybrid aircraft flight

VoltAero has announced the successful maiden flight of its electric-hybrid aircraft propulsion unit using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This milestone demonstration was performed with VoltAero’s Cassio S testbed airplane, operated by the company to validate its electric-hybrid powertrain and the application of sustainable fuels, thereby de-risking airworthiness certification for upcoming production versions of the

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