Aviation News

ICAO Seeks Agreement On Aircraft Emission Rules

February 8, 2016

ICAO Seeks Agreement On Aircraft Emission Rules

Europe and the United States tried to bridge differences over emissions standards for aircraft as global aviation leaders prepared to adopt new rules that could affect Boeing and Airbus production.


CFM Engine Backlog Hits USD$180 Billion

February 5, 2016

CFM Engine Backlog Hits USD$180 Billion

CFM International's order backlog hit USD$180 billion last year as sales of fuel-efficient airliners rose despite low oil prices and weakening economies that have raised concern about an aviation slowdown.


Airbus To Delay Some A320neo Deliveries - Report

February 5, 2016

Airbus To Delay Some A320neo Deliveries - Report

Airbus is reported to be renegotiating delivery schedules for the A320neo and has told some airlines the aircraft will be delayed by around two months, as issues with new engines continue.


Bill Unveiled To Transfer US ATC To Non-Profit

February 3, 2016

Bill Unveiled To Transfer US ATC To Non-Profit

Republicans in the US House of Representatives have introduced a measure to put the national air traffic control system in the hands of a new private nonprofit corporation run by airlines and other stakeholders.


Boeing Focuses On Early 737 MAX Delivery

February 3, 2016

Boeing Focuses On Early 737 MAX Delivery

Boeing said it is working to deliver the 737 MAX ahead of schedule next year, provided the company can complete testing on time and customers are ready to receive it.



BBA Aviation Wins Approval To Buy Landmark

February 3, 2016

BBA Aviation Wins Approval To Buy Landmark

British aircraft services company BBA Aviation has won US antitrust approval to buy Landmark Aviation.


Egyptian Airline Plans To Buy Russian Planes

February 2, 2016

Egyptian Airline Plans To Buy Russian Planes

Egyptian carrier Leisure Airlines plans to buy up to 10 Russian-made aircraft in a deal with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft that could also see the creation of a tour agency to restore flights between the two countries that were suspended after a plane crash last year.


Rolls-Royce Wins USD$2.7 Bln Order For Norwegian

February 1, 2016

Rolls-Royce Wins USD$2.7 Bln Order For Norwegian

Rolls-Royce has won a USD$2.7 billion order from Norwegian for Trent 1000 engines for 19 Boeing 787s.


Boeing Wins Contract For New Air Force One

January 31, 2016

Boeing Wins Contract For New Air Force One

Boeing has won a contract to start preliminary work on two new Air Force One presidential aircraft based on the 747-8.


Boeing 737 MAX Completes First Flight

January 29, 2016

Boeing 737 MAX Completes First Flight

Boeing completed the first flight of the 737 MAX on Friday, after taking off from a wet Boeing Field in Seattle and conducting tests for about three hours.