Norwegian has announced that its subsidiary, Arctic Aviation Assets Ltd (AAA), has placed an order for 30 Airbus A321LR (Long Range) aircraft, due to begin deliveries when the aircraft type enters service in 2019.
Hamburg Aviation and Aéro Montréal have announced the expansion of their coöperation to improve today’s aviation technologies and plant the seeds to support tomorrow’s aviation growth.… Read More »Hamburg and Montréal Just Got Closer–For Betterment of Aviation
AirAsia signed a deal for 100 A321neo planes with Airbus at Farnborough yesterday which was a powerful vote of confidence in the European plane manufacturer’s… Read More »AirAsia Hands Aviation Some Awesome, and Not Just With Order of 100 A321neos
For any wondering whether demand for new aircraft is slowing down, Airbus and Boeing have a clear answer: no. Each of the two aircraft manufacturers… Read More »Yes, We Need Twice As Many Planes. But Will Size Matter?
At Farnborough today, Airbus and Virgin Atlantic Airways announced that the airline will acquire up to 13 A350-1000–valued at $4.4 billion list–as part of a plan… Read More »VA-VA-VA-Voom! Virgin’s New A350-1000s Are Sure to Be Some Kind of Wonderful
Boeing and Norwegian have signed the largest commercial services order in the aircraft manufacturer’s history at Farnborough today, with a new contract for GoldCare maintenance for the airline’s entire 737 MAX fleet and expanded coverage for the airline group’s 787 Dreamliner fleet.
Boeing’s GoldCare program is provides maintenance, engineering and parts support to customers, tailored to their operational needs.
Boeing has started Farnborough off on good footing with the announcement of a Memorandum of Understanding with Xiamen Airlines, the state-owned subsidiary of China Southern Airlines, for the purchase of up to 30 737 MAX 200 aircraft, with list value of $3.39 billion.
New Competition for Norwegian from the East: Prize-Winning Long-Haul Low-Cost AirAsia X Orders 50 A330neo To Reach Europe
AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of the Skytrax Winning AirAsia (World’s Best and Asia’s Best Low-Cost Carrier as announced today) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding… Read More »New Competition for Norwegian from the East: Prize-Winning Long-Haul Low-Cost AirAsia X Orders 50 A330neo To Reach Europe
At the Farnborough Airshow, Boeing has announced the features of its 777X cabin which the aircraft manufacturer says will further enhance the passenger experience onboard… Read More »Boeing Reveals Plans for 777X Cabin Interiors
Now that Air Lease Corporation has confirmed its Boeing orders for the Farnborough Air Show, we can compare the leasing companies’ preferences for the two manufacturers… Read More »The Farnborough Orders: Air Lease Corporation on Airbus vs. Boeing
Denmark-based lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) signed a total order for 75 ATR 42-600 aircraft in a deal valued at over $1.55 billion US. Nordic Aviation Capital… Read More »Danish Nordic Aviation Capital Places Farnborough Order for 75 More ATRs
Boeing Pitches Monarch for 737 MAX 8 and Scores 30. Will Monarch Tighten Pitch of PF2000 to Fit 200?
Boeing has announced at Farnborough today that it is “finalising terms and working towards a Purchase Agreement” with UK-based holiday and charters carrier Monarch Airlines for… Read More »Boeing Pitches Monarch for 737 MAX 8 and Scores 30. Will Monarch Tighten Pitch of PF2000 to Fit 200?
Airbus has made a big issue about wide seating proposing an 18-inch standard for the industry at large in long-haul service. Such a standard would… Read More »Airbus Continues to Walk A Wide Line on Seating, and Boeing Takes The Fast Road to the Front