Aviation News

Airbus Completes A330neo First Flight

October 19, 2017

Airbus Completes A330neo First Flight

Airbus flew the A330neo for the first time on Thursday, an upgraded version of its popular A330 wide-body jet.


Airbus, Bombardier Agree CSeries Deal

October 16, 2017

Airbus, Bombardier Agree CSeries Deal

Airbus has agreed to buy a controlling stake in the Bombardier CSeries airliner, and plans to assemble some of the aircraft in the US.


Middle East Carriers Forecast To Double Fleet

October 16, 2017

Middle East Carriers Forecast To Double Fleet

Middle East carriers will double their total fleet size to 3,320 aircraft over the next two decades, Airbus said in its Global Market Forecast.


FAA Orders A380 Engine Inspections

October 13, 2017

FAA Orders A380 Engine Inspections

The US FAA has ordered a visual inspection of Engine Alliance GP7200 engines, the type that failed on an Air France Airbus A380 last month.


Aircalin Firms Up Airbus Order

October 11, 2017

Aircalin Firms Up Airbus Order

New Caledonia airline Aircalin has firmed up an order for two Airbus A330-900s and two A320neos in a deal worth USD$840 million at list prices.



Embraer Deliveries Drop In Third Quarter

October 10, 2017

Embraer Deliveries Drop In Third Quarter

Brazil’s Embraer delivered 25 commercial aircraft in the third quarter, a drop from 29 in the same period last year.


ICAO Removes Thailand’s Aviation Safety Red Flag

October 9, 2017

ICAO Removes Thailand’s Aviation Safety Red Flag

The ICAO has taken Thailand off its list of countries red flagged for concerns the UN body had over its aviation safety.


US Adds Import Duty To Bombardier CSeries, Now 300 Percent

October 6, 2017

US Adds Import Duty To Bombardier CSeries, Now 300 Percent

The US Commerce Department has added to Canadian plane maker Bombardier’s problems with the announcement of a further import duty on its CSeries aircraft.


Boeing Third Quarter Deliveries Rise 7.4 Percent

October 5, 2017

Boeing Third Quarter Deliveries Rise 7.4 Percent

Boeing delivered 7.4 percent more commercial aircraft in the third quarter than the same period last year as it ramped up deliveries of the 737 MAX.


Boeing Rolls Out Singapore Airlines' First 787-10

October 3, 2017

Boeing Rolls Out Singapore Airlines' First 787-10

Boeing has rolled out the first 787-10 Dreamliner for launch customer Singapore Airlines at its North Charleston assembly plant.