Aviation News

Airbus Begins US Production of A220s

August 6, 2019

Airbus Begins US Production of A220s

Airbus has started building the A220 at its Mobile assembly plant in the US, with the first aircraft due for delivery next year.


Air France Orders Airbus A220s, But A380s To Go

July 30, 2019

Air France Orders Airbus A220s, But A380s To Go

Air France has selected the Airbus A220 to update its short-haul fleet, but the A380 won’t have a future at the airline as it plans the superjumbo’s retirement by 2022.


Embraer Commercial Jet Deliveries Slip in Q2

July 30, 2019

Embraer Commercial Jet Deliveries Slip in Q2

Embraer’s commercial jet division delivered 26 aircraft in the second quarter, down from the 28 it handed over in the same period last year, but up from Q1’s 11.


Scoot to Add 16 Airbus A321neos

July 29, 2019

Scoot to Add 16 Airbus A321neos

Singapore Airlines' low cost carrier Scoot is adding 16 Airbus A321neos to its fleet, with deliveries starting this year.


Boeing Posts Big Q2 Net Loss on 737 Max Issues

July 24, 2019

Boeing Posts Big Q2 Net Loss on 737 Max Issues

Boeing announced a net loss of USD$2.94 billion for the second quarter, as charges on the 737 MAX pushed it heavily into the red.



US Senate Confirms Trump Pick for FAA Head

July 24, 2019

US Senate Confirms Trump Pick for FAA Head

The US Senate has confirmed ex-Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson as the head of the Federal Aviation Administration.


​Korean Air Signs Order for 20 Boeing 787s

July 21, 2019

​Korean Air Signs Order for 20 Boeing 787s

Korean Air has firmed up a deal with Boeing to buy 20 787s in an agreement valued at USD$6.3 billion at current list prices.


Boeing Takes $4.9 Billion Charge Over 737 MAX Grounding

July 18, 2019

Boeing Takes $4.9 Billion Charge Over 737 MAX Grounding

Boeing will take a USD$4.9 billion second quarter after-tax charge on the estimated disruptions caused by the grounding of the 737 MAX.


Southwest Extends 737 MAX Schedule Removal

July 18, 2019

Southwest Extends 737 MAX Schedule Removal

Southwest Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 MAX from its flight schedules until early November over the uncertainty of re-certification of the aircraft.


Boeing to Distribute $50 Million to 737 MAX Families

July 17, 2019

Boeing to Distribute $50 Million to 737 MAX Families

Boeing said it has ‘dedicated’ USD$50 million of its fund to provide financial assistance to families of the victims of two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jets.