Norwegian Opts for 30 Airbus A321LR Planes

Norwegian orders 30 A321LR (Long Range) aircraft.

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 and Montréal Just Got Closer–For Betterment of Aviation

ZAL Tech Centre, Hamburg

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. The agreement, signed during the Farnborough Airshow, is the foundation of a High Tech strategy to […]

AirAsia Hands Aviation Some Awesome, and Not Just With Order of 100 A321neos

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 ambitious next generation single-aisle program. Efficient and passenger-friendly, it’s a plane that works well for the […]

Yes, We Need Twice As Many Planes. But Will Size Matter?

Airbus Global Market Forecast Source: Airbus

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 released their projections for aircraft at Farnborough. Both aircraft manufacturers predict the total global aircraft fleet […]

VA-VA-VA-Voom! Virgin’s New A350-1000s Are Sure to Be Some Kind of Wonderful

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 to feature one of the youngest and environmentally friendly fleets in the globe. Virgin Atlantic […]

Farnborough: Boeing and Norwegian Sign Largest Maintenance Contract in Boeing’s History

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.

Farnborough: Xiamen Airlines Signs MoU for Boeing 737 MAX 200 Worth $3.39 Billion

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.

Airbus Prepares for Farnborough with Video Aircraft Tours

It’s Farnborough week and aviation is focused on hardware, but Airbus has put some software to work.

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 (MOU) with Airbus for 50 A330-900neo at Farnborough.   This purchase will make Air Asia X […]