Aviation News

COMAC Adds 130 Orders For C919 Jet

September 19, 2017

COMAC Adds 130 Orders For C919 Jet

Chinese aircraft builder COMAC announced new orders for 130 of its C919 passenger jet, including the first repeat order.


Cathay Pacific Firms Up Airbus A321neo Order

September 13, 2017

Cathay Pacific Firms Up Airbus A321neo Order

Cathay Pacific and Airbus have agreed final terms for an order for 32 A321neo aircraft, in a deal worth USD$4.06 billion at list prices.


Malaysia Air, Boeing Sign 16-plane MOU

September 12, 2017

Malaysia Air, Boeing Sign 16-plane MOU

Malaysia Airlines and Boeing have signed an MOU for an order for eight 787-9s and purchase rights for eight 737 MAX 8s.


United Switches Airbus A350 Order, Adds 10 More

September 6, 2017

United Switches Airbus A350 Order, Adds 10 More

United Airlines has modified and added to an existing order for Airbus A350s, bringing the new order total to 45 A350-900s instead of a previous order for 35 of the larger A350-1000.


United Technologies To Buy Rockwell Collins

September 5, 2017

United Technologies To Buy Rockwell Collins

United Technologies has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rockwell Collins to create “a premier aerospace systems supplier” in a deal worth USD$30 billion.



BOC Aviation Reports 13 Pct Profit Increase

August 29, 2017

BOC Aviation Reports 13 Pct Profit Increase

Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation announced a 13 percent increase in first half net profit as it added aircraft to its fleet.


JIA Orders 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

August 25, 2017

JIA Orders 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

Boeing has agreed terms with Japan Investment Adviser for the sale of 10 737 MAX 8s in an order worth USD$1.12 billion at list prices​.


Cathay Pacific To Buy 32 Airbus A321neos

August 21, 2017

Cathay Pacific To Buy 32 Airbus A321neos

Cathay Pacific has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to buy 32 Airbus A321neo aircraft in a deal worth USD$4.06 billion at list prices.


Dubai Aerospace Completes AWAS Acquisition

August 21, 2017

Dubai Aerospace Completes AWAS Acquisition

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has completed the acquisition of Dublin-based aircraft lessor AWAS in a deal that will more than triple the size of the company's fleet.


Boeing Takes US$1.79 Bln Air Lease Order

August 8, 2017

Boeing Takes US$1.79 Bln Air Lease Order

US aircraft lessor Air Lease and Boeing have agreed terms for a firm order for 14 aircraft including 12 737 MAXs previously announced at the Paris Air Show.