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Business Jet Sales To Keep Rising

October 20, 2014

Business jet buyers are expected to take delivery of 675 new aircraft worth about USD$20.5 billion this year, a slight rise over deliveries worth USD$20 billion 2013.
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Business Jet Sales To Keep Rising

Rolls-Royce Warns Again On Profit

October 18, 2014

Rolls-Royce warned that deteriorating economic conditions meant its profit would not rise next year as previously forecast.
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Rolls-Royce Warns Again On Profit

Japan Rolls Out First Commercial Jet In 50 Years

October 17, 2014

Mitsubishi Aircraft on Saturday rolled out Japan's first commercial jet in half a century, amid doubts it can achieve an ambition to sell more than 2,000 aircraft in a competitive market segment.
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Japan Rolls Out First Commercial Jet In 50 Years

Airbus To Cut A330 Production Rate In 2015

October 17, 2014

Airbus will cut production rates of the A330 to nine a month from 10 in the fourth quarter of 2015 as it switches to an upgraded version of the jet, the A330neo.
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Airbus To Cut A330 Production Rate In 2015

IndiGo Agrees Record 250 Airbus Order

October 15, 2014

Indian budget airline IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 Airbus A320s, a purchase that could be worth nearly USD$26 billion and rank as the largest single order of jets from the European plane maker.
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IndiGo Agrees Record 250 Airbus Order

Airbus To Pass 1,000 Net Orders After Indigo Deal

October 15, 2014

Airbus looks set to exceed 1,000 net orders this year after securing a provisional deal with Indian carrier IndiGo for 250 A320neos.
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Airbus To Pass 1,000 Net Orders After Indigo Deal

Airbus A350 Wins Key ETOPS Approval

October 15, 2014

Airbus has won European safety approval for Extended Operations (ETOPS) that would allow the A350 to fly almost any commercial route.
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Airbus A350 Wins Key ETOPS Approval

Embraer Order Book Hits Record High

October 15, 2014

Embraer reported its strongest ever order backlog after booking a contract for its new military cargo jet and another big order for the US market.
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Embraer Order Book Hits Record High

AirAsia X Could Defer A350 Delivery

October 14, 2014

Malaysia's AirAsia X could defer the delivery of its Airbus A350s if European economies fail to recover by the time it receives the first aircraft in 2018 or 2019.
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AirAsia X Could Defer A350 Delivery

Air Cote d'Ivoire In Talks With Airbus, Bombardier

October 14, 2014

Ivory Coast's national carrier Air Cote d'Ivoire is in discussions with Airbus and Bombardier to replace its existing fleet and provide new aircraft for a planned expansion.
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Air Cote d'Ivoire In Talks With Airbus, Bombardier

Gulfstream Launches Two New Jets, Signs Orders

October 14, 2014

Gulfstream Aerospace has launched two new business jets, the G500 and G600, with orders of up to 70 aircraft from Flexjet and Qatar Airways.
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Gulfstream Launches Two New Jets, Signs Orders

Airlines Need Tougher Rules On Battery Fires

October 13, 2014

An advisory panel has recommended tightening restrictions on bulk shipments of lithium batteries via commercial aircraft, after a crash that pointed to the risks of the volatile batteries onboard aircraft.
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Airlines Need Tougher Rules On Battery Fires

FAA Chicago-area ATC Back To Full Operations

October 13, 2014

Full operation was restored on Monday at the Chicago-area air traffic control site that was shut down in September by a fire, forcing extensive flight delays and cancellations.
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FAA Chicago-area ATC Back To Full Operations

China To Buy 70 Airbus A320-Family Jets

October 10, 2014

Airbus has signed a framework agreement with China's state purchasing agency to supply 70 A320-family jets.
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China To Buy 70 Airbus A320-Family Jets

Airbus Signs Tentative Deal For Second Plant In China

October 10, 2014

Airbus has taken a step towards opening a second plant in China by signing a letter of intent with Chinese authorities to set up a cabin completion facility for the A330.
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Airbus Signs Tentative Deal For Second Plant In China
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