Aviation News

Qatar Airways Upgrades A320neo Order

December 7, 2017

Qatar Airways Upgrades A320neo Order

Airbus announced an upgraded Qatar Airways order, as the Middle East carrier swapped its existing 50-plane A320neo deal for 50 of the larger A321neos.


JAL Invests In Boom Supersonic Jet

December 5, 2017

JAL Invests In Boom Supersonic Jet

Japan Airlines has announced a strategic partnership with Boom Supersonic, a company developing a new-generation supersonic passenger aircraft.


CemAir Firms Up Bombardier Q400 Order

November 29, 2017

CemAir Firms Up Bombardier Q400 Order

South African airline CemAir has ordered two Bombardier Q400 aircraft and will lease a third, in a deal first announced at the Paris Air Show in June.


Airbus Appoints Rolls-Royce Executive As Sales Head

November 28, 2017

Airbus Appoints Rolls-Royce Executive As Sales Head

Airbus has appointed Rolls-Royce’s Eric Schulz as its chief commercial aircraft salesman to replace company veteran John Leahy who announced his retirement earlier in the year.


Okay Airways Firms Up Boeing 787 Order

November 23, 2017

Okay Airways Firms Up Boeing 787 Order

China’s Okay Airways has firmed up an order with Boeing for five 787-9s, valued at USD$1.4 billion based on list prices.



LatAm, Caribbean Aircraft Demand to Double - Airbus

November 23, 2017

LatAm, Caribbean Aircraft Demand to Double - Airbus

Latin America and the Caribbean will need 2,677 new passenger and freighter aircraft over the next 20 years, Airbus said in a forecast update.


Airbus A350-1000 Gets Type Certification

November 21, 2017

Airbus A350-1000 Gets Type Certification

The Airbus A350-1000 has received Type Certification from European and US aviation regulators, paving the way for delivery to airlines.


Boeing, Avolon Firm Up $11 Billion 737 Order

November 20, 2017

Boeing, Avolon Firm Up $11 Billion 737 Order

Boeing and aviation lease company Avolon have firmed up an order for 75 737 MAX planes in a deal worth just under USD$11 billion at list prices.


SCAT Goes For 737 MAX 8 At Dubai Airshow

November 16, 2017

SCAT Goes For 737 MAX 8 At Dubai Airshow

Kazakhstan’s SCAT Airlines ordered six Boeing 737 MAX 8s on the last day of the Dubai Airshow.


Air Sénégal To Order Two Airbus A330neos

November 16, 2017

Air Sénégal To Order Two Airbus A330neos

Air Sénégal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for two A330-900neo aircraft, and will become the first African carrier to order the upgraded A330.