Aviation News

Airbus Group To Merge With Plane-making Unit

September 30, 2016

Airbus Group To Merge With Plane-making Unit

Airbus Group will merge with its commercial plane-making division as it seeks to simplify its corporate structure.


US Approves Airbus Sales License For Iran

September 21, 2016

US Approves Airbus Sales License For Iran

The United States Treasury has approved licenses for Airbus to export 17 aircraft to Iran.


Boeing Iran License Expected Soon

September 21, 2016

Boeing Iran License Expected Soon

Boeing expects the United States to approve a license to sell commercial aircraft to Iran after Airbus got the go-ahead from Treasury for a 17-aircraft deal on Wednesday.


Lufthansa Technik, MTU Exploring Maintenance JV

September 20, 2016

Lufthansa Technik, MTU Exploring Maintenance JV

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines are examining a possible joint venture to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the PW1000G family of geared turbofan engines.


Dubai Aerospace To Buy Joramco Stake

September 20, 2016

Dubai Aerospace To Buy Joramco Stake

Dubai Aerospace has signed an agreement to buy 80 percent of Jordan Aircraft Maintenance.



Rolls-Royce To Cut 200 Managers

September 19, 2016

Rolls-Royce To Cut 200 Managers

Rolls-Royce will cut 200 management positions through voluntary redundancy as it continues its restructuring.


Hong Kong Airlines Confirms A330 Order

September 16, 2016

Hong Kong Airlines Confirms A330 Order

Hong Kong Airlines has ordered nine additional Airbus A330-300s to add to the 22 A330s it already operates.


John Menzies To Buy BBA Aviation Unit

September 16, 2016

John Menzies To Buy BBA Aviation Unit

Aviation services group John Menzies has reached an agreement to buy BBA Aviation’s ASIG unit.


Boeing Forecasts Chinese Demand At USD$1 Trillion

September 13, 2016

Boeing Forecasts Chinese Demand At USD$1 Trillion

Boeing has released its annual China current market outlook, projecting demand for 6,810 new commercial aircraft over the next 20 years.


Thales, SES Announce Inflight WiFi Service

September 12, 2016

Thales, SES Announce Inflight WiFi Service

Thales and SES have signed an agreement to provide high speed inflight Internet to the Americas from 2017.