Aviation News

Embraer E195-E2 Receives Triple Type Certification

April 15, 2019

Embraer E195-E2 Receives Triple Type Certification

Brazil's Embraer has received simultaneous type certification for its E195-E2 aircraft from regulators in Brazil, the United States and Europe.


Norwegian Air Delays Airbus Plane Deliveries

April 10, 2019

Norwegian Air Delays Airbus Plane Deliveries

Norwegian Air has reached an agreement with Airbus to delay delivery of some A320neo and A321LR aircraft.


Uganda Airlines Firms Up Airbus A330neo Order

April 8, 2019

Uganda Airlines Firms Up Airbus A330neo Order

Uganda Airlines has firmed up an order for two Airbus A330-800s, the smaller of the two models of the updated A330.


Ethiopia Releases 737 MAX Preliminary Accident Report

April 4, 2019

Ethiopia Releases 737 MAX Preliminary Accident Report

Ethiopia's Civil Aviation Authority has released a preliminary report into the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8.


Air Peace Orders Up To 30 Embraer E195-E2s

April 3, 2019

Air Peace Orders Up To 30 Embraer E195-E2s

Nigerian airline Air Peace has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 aircraft with Embraer, becoming the first E2 operator in Africa.



Two Singapore 787s Grounded Due To Engine Wear

April 2, 2019

Two Singapore 787s Grounded Due To Engine Wear

Singapore Airlines has grounded two Boeing 787-10s after premature blade deterioration was found on some Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines.


Boeing 737 MAX Software Update Tested

March 27, 2019

Boeing 737 MAX Software Update Tested

Boeing said it has tested a software update for the computer system that is designed to prevent stalls of its 737 MAX aircraft, possibly connected to two deadly crashes of the type.


Southwest 737 MAX 8 Lands Safely After Engine Emergency

March 26, 2019

Southwest 737 MAX 8 Lands Safely After Engine Emergency

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that was on its way to a California airfield for storage had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday due to an engine problem.


German ATC Expects Software Fix Overnight Wednesday

March 26, 2019

German ATC Expects Software Fix Overnight Wednesday

German air traffic control company DFS said work is continuing on a software update to fix a problem that is affecting 25 percent of flights at Frankfurt, Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf airports.


Airbus Signs 300 Aircraft Order From China

March 25, 2019

Airbus Signs 300 Aircraft Order From China

Airbus has signed an agreement with China for the purchase of 300 aircraft in a deal worth over 30 billion dollars.