Joby Aviation delivered its first electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to Edwards Air Force Base. This historic event, which saw the aircraft delivered approximately six months earlier than its anticipated 2024 delivery date, has positioned Joby as a pioneering figure in the burgeoning air taxi industry.
The future of personal aviation is soaring to new heights in Minnesota. Cirrus Aircraft, a renowned personal aviation name, celebrated its Innovation Center’s grand opening… Read More »Cirrus Aircraft Unveils State-of-the-Art Innovation Center in Duluth
Airbus is announcing an essential restructuring in its Executive Committee leadership. Christian Scherer is set to take on the helm as the CEO of the Commercial Aircraft business.
According to Boeing’s latest Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), China’s commercial airliner fleet is anticipated to more than double in the next two decades, reaching approximately 9,600 jets. With such exponential growth, China will account for 20% of global airplane deliveries over the next 20 years.
Overland Airways unveils its first Embraer E175 E-Jet, the first of three scheduled for delivery. This event marks a significant step for the West African airline, an affiliate of Landover Aviation Services Company. The twenty-year-old carrier also holds options for three additional aircraft from Embraer.
Air Peace, based in Nigeria, has sealed a deal for five Embraer E175 aircraft. This acquisition highlights the airline’s ambitions to strengthen and modernize its fleet. With a list price of US$288.3m, this strategic acquisition reiterates the airline’s commitment to fleet modernization.
Amidst the rapid growth of intra-African passenger traffic, Boeing envisions a soaring demand for 1,025 new aircraft in Africa within the next 20 years. As… Read More »Rising African Aviation Traffic Will Require Over 1,000 New Aircraft, Boeing Predicts
In a bold move towards aviation sustainability, Airbus has teamed up with DG Fuels, LLC (“DGF”), an up-and-coming pioneer in the field of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).
Boeing has announced an order from SMBC Aviation Capital for 25 more Boeing 737-8s. This order increases the lessor’s backlog to 81 737 MAX jets.
Vietnam Airlines has committed to acquiring 50 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes as part of its strategic fleet expansion. The commitment, centered around the 737-8 model,… Read More »Vietnam Airlines Orders 50 Boeing 737 MAX to Expand Growing Fleet
Airbus has published its aircraft order and delivery numbers as of August 2023. Here is a handy summary of the OEM’s performance compared to last year.
Turkish Airlines, Türkiye’s premier national flag carrier, has chosen to expand its fleet with an additional 10 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. With this latest acquisition, the airline raised its total number of A350-900s to 40, reflecting its growing trust in this modern widebody aircraft.
Acro Aircraft Seating has achieved a significant milestone in being chosen as a Premium Supplier for Airbus. This recognition applies to Economy Class and Premium Economy Class Seats of the BFE catalog 2023 July release.
European ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air, renowned for its rapid expansion, has solidified a firm agreement for an additional 75 A321neo Family aircraft. This latest acquisition… Read More »Wizz Air Orders 75 More Airbus A321neos
Boeing and NASA’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Project will be supported by US carriers which will contribute operational and airport compatibility feedback.
Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has made public its consolidated financial results for the first half of the year (H1), culminating on 30 June… Read More »Airbus’ H1 Figures Show Positive Trend in Aviation Industry Recovery
The exciting phase of constructing the Qantas Group’s inaugural Airbus A220 is in full swing, indicating a major progression in the company’s ongoing fleet renewal efforts. The airline is asking customers to help them name the plane.