Aviation News

Airbus Posts 410 Net Orders, Delivers 577

December 6, 2016

Airbus Posts 410 Net Orders, Delivers 577

Airbus received orders for 15 aircraft in November, bringing the 2016 total to 600. Accounting for cancellations and conversions to other models, the total was 410.


Hawaiian Air Adds To Airbus Fleet

December 5, 2016

Hawaiian Air Adds To Airbus Fleet

Hawaiian Airlines is continuing its fleet renewal with the addition of an Airbus A330-200 and two A321neos.


Airbus To Cut 1,164 Jobs

November 29, 2016

Airbus To Cut 1,164 Jobs

Airbus has announced 1,164 job losses as it simplifies its business structure and seeks to cut costs.


WTO Finds Against 777X Tax Incentive

November 28, 2016

WTO Finds Against 777X Tax Incentive

The World Trade Organization has found that tax incentives for the aerospace industry that Washington state passed in 2013 were a prohibited subsidy.


Bombardier Delivers First CS300

November 28, 2016

Bombardier Delivers First CS300

Bombardier has delivered the first CS300 aircraft to Latvia’s airBaltic.



Airbus A350-1000 Completes First Flight

November 24, 2016

Airbus A350-1000 Completes First Flight

Airbus has completed the first test flight of its latest aircraft, the A350-1000, in Toulouse.


Bombardier Gets Same Type Rating For CSeries

November 23, 2016

Bombardier Gets Same Type Rating For CSeries

Bombardier has received the same type rating for its CS100 and CS300 airliners from Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency.


Boeing Appoints GE’s McAllister As Commercial Planes Head

November 21, 2016

Boeing Appoints GE’s McAllister As Commercial Planes Head

Boeing has announced changes to its senior management, with the appointment of Kevin McAllister as chief executive of its commercial planes division.


Peach Orders 10 Airbus A320neos

November 18, 2016

Peach Orders 10 Airbus A320neos

Japan’s Peach Aviation announced an order for 10 Airbus A320neo and three A320ceo aircraft in a deal worth USD$1.37 billion at list prices.


Stobart To Buy Remaining Propius Stake

November 18, 2016

The UK’s Stobart Group will buy the 33 percent of aircraft lessor Propius Holdings that it does not own for USD$14.7 million.