November 19, 2019
Boeing continued to build momentum for the 737 MAX at the Dubai Airshow, with an intention to buy 30 of the type, and Airbus added to its strong start.
November 18, 2019
Airbus has had a strong start to the Dubai Air Show, with orders and options for 290 aircraft, and Boeing racked up a follow-on order from SunExpress for 10 737 MAX 8s.
November 14, 2019
Qatar Airways has placed a USD$4 billion order for CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power the 50 Airbus A321neos it ordered in 2017.
November 12, 2019
Boeing is maintaining its view that the 737 MAX will receive regulatory approval before the end of the year, but it now expects a resumption of commercial flying in January.
November 11, 2019
The US FAA has downgraded Malaysia’s civil aviation regulator for failing to meet ICAO safety standards.
November 7, 2019
Airbus reported a strong October with orders for 415 commercial aircraft taken during the month, including its biggest ever deal with a single airline.
November 6, 2019
Aircraft lessor Aircastle has agreed to a takeover offer from Japan’s Marubeni and Mizuho Leasing in a deal valued at USD$2.4 billion.
November 4, 2019
Philippines budget airline Cebu Pacific has firmed up an order for 16 Airbus A330-900 aircraft in a USD$4.74 billion list price deal.
October 31, 2019
Bombardier has agreed to sell its aerostructures business to Kansas-based Spirit AeroSystems for USD$1.1 billion as the Canadian company refocuses on business aviation and its train business.
November 1, 2019
Qantas has removed three Boeing 737-800s from service after the Australian airline found structural cracks during inspections.