Chinese Airlines Will Need 3,200 More Planes by 2026

Aircraft lessor, Avolon, projects that Chinese airlines will need 3,200 additional aircraft over the next ten years. Headquartered in Ireland, with offices in the United States, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Avolon is the world’s third largest aircraft leasing business […]

Boeing Does It Again With Breathtaking Dreamliner Acrobatics

Here’s this year’s Farnborough thriller, courtesy of Boeing.

Long-Haul Luxury or Supersonic Thrill: Which Would You Choose?

Airlines launch new long-haul routes and set new records, on the same week that NASA announces new low-boom Supersonic aircraft project.

So which way are we headed around the world? The long and winding road, or fast as the meteor flies?

29 Leaps in Aviation Over the Past Year

Aviation works every day at getting better. Sometimes it succeeds and other times, well..it takes a leap backwards.

In honour of leap-day, I thought we could review some of the many leaps aviation has taken over the past year.

Perhaps these will inspire and encourage more innovation and improvement in future.

50,000 Galleys Later, this is How Lovely (Some) Cabins Have Become

Zodiac Aerospace is celebrating the delivery of its 50,000th aircraft galley, a unit shipped to Etihad Airways for its new Reimagined A380 cabin, that embodies everything going right with cabin design in recent years.

Soon SAS’s Newly Converted A330 Viking Takes to the Skies

Erik Viking has had a long tiring journey while undergoing a cabin refurbishment and Tweeting all about it, but soon he will take to the skies completely refreshed. OMG! A page about me & and #sasnewcabin! Everyone has high expectation […]

Inmarsat Reveals Future of Connectivity, We Review Progress So Far

Inmarsat Puts Everything You Want to Know about Connectivity in a Helpful Video and Flight Chic Summarises The Market with a Helpful Reading List

As Airbus Looks Forward to $4.6 Trillion Future, Boeing says more like $5.2 Trillion

Airbus predicts that commercial aviation will need 31,000 new aircraft with 100-seat or greater capacity, a market worth $4.6 Trillion over the next twenty years. It attributes this demand to growing passenger traffic.

Boeing projects new commercial aircraft demand to be worth $5.2 Trillion over the next twenty years, consisting of 36,770 new aircraft.

Airbus Cancels Skymark Order for Six A380s

In a very short statement, Airbus has announced that it exercised its “contractual rights,” and notified Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest carrier, that it has officially cancelled the purchase order for six A380s on its books.  The order was originally […]