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To prepare next generation of pilots and maintenance engineers

Mar 17, 2017 Airbus is setting up a greenfield training facility at Aerocity, New Delhi, to support India’s growing need for Airbus aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers. The ground-breaking for the Airbus India Training Centre was performed by P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Hon’ble Union Minister of Civil ... Read more

Both sides eye new height in the partnership

Mar 13, 2017  Boeing and CDB Aviation Lease Finance announced an order today for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $3.3 billion at current list prices, was previously unidentified on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. Both sides agreed to take this opportunity to ... Read more

Bombardier C Series Aircraft Earns Aviation Industry Honors

Mar 07, 2017 Aviation Week Magazine has recognized Bombardier’s C Series aircraft with its 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award. “Bombardier’s C Series is the first clean-sheet narrowbody airliner to enter service in more than 20 years,” noted Aviation Week Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Anselmo. “In ... Read more

CFM LEAP-1A engines receives type certification for A321neo

Mar 01, 2017 Following a comprehensive flight test programme, the A321neo powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines has been granted joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The EASA Type Certificate was signed by EASA’s Certification Director Trevor Woods ... Read more

Boeing Delivers Korean Air's First 787-9 Dreamliner

Feb 24, 2017 Boeing and Korean Air today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner. The Seoul-based carrier will be the first Korean carrier to operate the 787-9 Dreamliner in the country. The airline is scheduled to launch domestic flights to Jeju from Seoul (Gimpo) for a month as part ... Read more

Bombardier Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

Feb 17, 2017 Consolidated earnings and cash performance(1) exceeded 2016 guidance Full-year margin(1) targets exceeded at Transportation, Business and Commercial Aircraft All new program milestones met; CS100 and CS300 in service, Global 7000 in flight testing 2017 guidance affirmed, on track to achieve all 2018 ... Read more

Boeing to sell 39 wide-body jets to Singapore Airlines

Feb 09, 2017 Singapore Airlines announced a provisional order worth $13.8 billion at list prices to buy 39 Boeing wide-body planes on Thursday as it battles Gulf carriers, dealing a blow to Airbus in the key market for big twinjets. SIA signed a letter of intent with Boeing ... Read more

Airbus to deliver over 700 aircraft in 2017

Feb 02, 2017 Airbus is ramping up production and is expecting to deliver more than 700 aircraft in 2017, as it starts to overcome supply chain and program maturity issues. “At the beginning of the year [2016], the picture for Airbus was clearly challenging, to say the least,... Read more

MRJ delay confirmed; system revisions cited

Jan 23, 2017 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the parent of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp., has made official a further two-year delay in the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) program. MHI said Jan. 23 that the first delivery of the MRJ90 to Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) would be pushed ... Read more

Embraer Reaches Most Deliveries in Six Years

Jan 16, 2017 Embraer delivered 32 commercial and 43 executive jets, 25 of which are light jets and 18 are large, during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16). The Company ended the year with 108 aircraft delivered to the commercial aviation market and 117 to the executive aviation market, totaling ... Read more

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