Gaining momentum: Airbus delivers its second U.S.-produced jetliner

In what will become an increasingly familiar occasion, Airbus has delivered another “made in America” A320 Family jetliner from its final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama – marking the second such handover from the facility, and underscoring the company’s continuing focus on internationalisation. The aircraft – an A321ceo (current engine option) – was delivered today … Czytaj dalej

Allegiant Announces Purchase of Four Additional Airbus Aircraft

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces an agreement to purchase four additional Airbus A319 aircraft from Philippines-based low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific. The purchase marks another milestone for the company in its long-term transition to an all Airbus fleet. The aircraft in this agreement are scheduled for delivery in 2017 and 2018. Allegiant previously agreed to purchase … Czytaj dalej

Bombardier Signs SWISS as Launch Customer for C Series Aircraft Smart Parts Component Support

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Swiss International Air Lines (“SWISS”) has selected Bombardier’s Smart Parts Program to provide component support for the airline’s fleet of 30 all-new C Series aircraft. The 10-year agreement positions SWISS as the launch customer for the C Series Smart Parts Program and provides the airline with comprehensive component maintenance, … Czytaj dalej

AN−225 Mriya is flying to Australia for the first time

On May 10, 2016, the world biggest aircraft AN−225 Mriya of Antonov Airlines flew from Kyiv−Antonov airport to Prague. There a generator with supporting equipment with a total weight of 130 t will be loaded into the aircraft. This cargo will be delivered to Perth, Australia. On the way from Czech to Australia the AN−225 … Czytaj dalej

Boeing, TAAG Angola Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Carrier’s 777-300ER

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and TAAG Angola Airlines, the national airline of Angola, celebrated the delivery of the airline’s newest 777-300ER (Extended Range). The latest addition to TAAG’s fleet touched down in Luanda today following a non-stop 8,709 nautical mile (14,015 kilometers) delivery flight from Boeing’s Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. The latest 777-300ER enables TAAG … Czytaj dalej