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JetBlue Firms Up $5.5 Billion A220 Order

JetBlue Firms Up $5.5 Billion A220 Order JetBlue Airways has firmed up a USD$5.5 billion list price order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, the larger of two models of what was formerly the Bombardier CSeries. New York-based JetBlue signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus in July last ... Read More

January 6th, 2019
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Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87

Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87 Herb Kelleher, who co-founded low-cost US carrier Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87, the company says. The company described him as "a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator" who disrupted the airline industry "by making flying both ... Read More

January 6th, 2019
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Luton-based Monarch Aircraft Engineering falls into administration

Luton-based Monarch Aircraft Engineering falls into administration The engineering arm of collapsed airline Monarch has gone bust with the loss of 408 jobs. Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) is "unsustainable in its present form", administrators KPMG said. Attempts to restructure ... Read More

January 6th, 2019
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Airline Cancels All Flights, Blames Pilot Shortage

Airline Cancels All Flights, Blames Pilot Shortage A fledgling California airline says it is cancelling flights until further notice because of a shortage of pilots. California Pacific Airlines began service to and from its base in Carlsbad, California in November with four 50-seat ERJ145 and was... Read More

December 30th, 2018
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Novosibirsk-based TAT Engineering successfully completed FAA certification

Novosibirsk-based TAT Engineering successfully completed FAA certification On December 12, 2018 TAT Engineering successfully completed certification procedures by standards of the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). TAT Engineering has thus become the only Russian company enti... Read More

December 30th, 2018
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Saudi carrier Flyadeal drops Airbus for Boeing with 30-jet order

Saudi carrier Flyadeal drops Airbus for Boeing with 30-jet order Riyadh: Saudi Arabian discount carrier Flyadeal will defect to Boeing Co. jets from an all-Airbus SE fleet after ordering 30 737 Max narrow-body planes worth $3.5 billion (Dh12.86 billion) at list prices. The unit of state-owned ... Read More

December 30th, 2018
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BOC Aviation Orders More Boeing 737 MAX

BOC Aviation Orders More Boeing 737 MAX Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has agreed to buy 11 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing. The Bank of China unit announced the deal on Thursday in a stock exchange statement. The 737s will be delivered in 2019 and 2020. BOC Aviation has already arranged ... Read More

December 30th, 2018
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