May 17, 2018
The US FAA and European aviation safety regulator EASA have issued further updates for the inspection of CFM56-7B engine fan blades, the type that failed on a Southwest Airlines aircraft last month.
May 16, 2018
UK air traffic management service provider NATS has taken a 10 percent stake in satellite tracking technology company Aireon.
May 15, 2018
The first Airbus A330neo destined for launch customer TAP Air Portugal completed its maiden flight on Tuesday.
May 8, 2018
Lufthansa said it will order up to 16 aircraft from Airbus and Boeing, with a value of EUR€2.1 billion (USD$2.5 billion) at list prices if all options are taken up.
May 3, 2018
The fan blade on the Southwest Airlines 737 engine that failed last month showed signs consistent with metal fatigue, the US NTSB said in an update on its accident investigation.
May 3, 2018
American Airlines has split its orders for regional aircraft, going for 15 CRJ900s from Bombardier and 15 E175s from Embraer, with a combined value of USD$1.4 billion at list prices.
May 1, 2018
The US FAA has published a new emergency airworthiness directive for the inspection of fan blades on CFM56-7B engines, bringing it into line with European safety regulators.
April 27, 2018
Southwest Airlines has added to an already large order book for Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft with the conversion of 40 MAX 8 options to firm orders.
April 26, 2018
Aero-engine maker CFM International said airlines are “aggressively responding” to safety regulator directives to inspect CFM56-7B engines, the type that exploded on a Southwest Airlines aircraft last week, causing one fatality.
April 25, 2018
Airbus and Rolls-Royce have signed a collaboration agreement for the development and testing of the aero-engine maker’s fuel efficient UltraFan powerplant.