Aviation News

Lufthansa's First 777X Taking Shape

February 19, 2019

Lufthansa's First 777X Taking Shape

Lufthansa shared a picture of its first Boeing 777X, showing the aircraft with fully assembled body sections and wings.


Chorus Aviation Firms Order For CRJ900s

February 6, 2019

Chorus Aviation Firms Order For CRJ900s

Canada’s Chorus Aviation has firmed up an order for nine Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft in a deal worth USD$437 million at list prices.


Boeing Invests In Aerion Supersonic Jet Project

February 5, 2019

Boeing Invests In Aerion Supersonic Jet Project

Boeing announced a partnership with Aerion to develop a next-generation supersonic business jet.


Qatar Airways Upgrades Part Order To A321 Long Range

January 31, 2019

Qatar Airways Upgrades Part Order To A321 Long Range

Qatar Airways has upgraded part of an order for Airbus A321neos to the longer range A321LR.


SkyWest Orders 9 Embraer E175s

January 31, 2019

SkyWest Orders 9 Embraer E175s

SkyWest has ordered nine Embraer E175s in a deal worth USD$422 million at current list prices.



Airbus Personal Data Accessed During Cyber Attack

January 30, 2019

Airbus Personal Data Accessed During Cyber Attack

Airbus has suffered a cyber attack on its commercial aircraft business information systems, with some employee details accessed.


Airbus A330neo Gets Extended ETOPS Rating

January 28, 2019

Airbus A330neo Gets Extended ETOPS Rating

Europe’s aviation safety regulator EASA has approved an extended ETOPS rating for the Airbus A330-900, allowing the aircraft a “beyond 180 minutes” diversion time.


Boeing's Flying Taxi Completes First Flight

January 23, 2019

Boeing's Flying Taxi Completes First Flight

Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle, as part of the company’s development of flying car urban transport.


SMBC Aviation Announces $7.4 Bn Airbus Order

January 21, 2019

SMBC Aviation Announces $7.4 Bn Airbus Order

Japanese leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital has added to its Airbus order book, with a deal for 65 A320neo-family aircraft.


Airbus Breaks Ground On A220 Alabama Plant

January 16, 2019

Airbus Breaks Ground On A220 Alabama Plant

US production of the Airbus A220 aircraft series came a step closer with Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony at the company’s Mobile, Alabama assembly plant.