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Airbus releases its latest orders and deliveries data

Airbus’ 2013 order book grew by 41 aircraft in February with its A320, A330 and A350 aircraft families, while 45 jetliners were delivered to customers during the month.

Airbus: Latin American airlines will require over 2,100 new aircraft in...

According to the recently released Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Latin American airlines will require 2,120 new aircraft between today and 2031, including 1,660 single-aisle, 420 twin-aisle and

Another Antonov crash rocks Sudan

(eTN) - Information is emerging from Khartoum that the Sudanese Air Force has lost an Antonov aircraft of unknown specific type earlier today.

Boeing reports third-quarter deliveries

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the third quarter of 2012.

African air traffic and fleet set to double in next 20...

African air traffic will grow at well above the world average rate over the next 20 years according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast.

Another near miss as chartered aircraft forced to return to Juba

(eTN) - Reports from Juba International Airport by a regular source from there have confirmed information obtained through other channels yesterday, that indeed another plane, carrying a minister in t

WestJet selects Bombardier Q400 for new regional airline

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has selected Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. to supply aircraft for its new regional airline, expected to launch in the second half of 2013.

A380 will be flagship aircraft of Malaysia Airlines

SUBANG, Indonesia - Malaysia Airlines today revealed the design and specifications of its first new flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380-800, that is on track for entry into service from July 1, 2012.

London Heathrow 200th airport to welcome 747-8

SEATTLE, Wash. - The Boeing 747-8 is approved for operations at 200 airports around the world – less than six months after entering service.

Pinnacle Airlines files for Chapter 11 protection

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

Laser-pointing Taiwanese tourist spared jail time

A Taiwanese tourist who pointed a laser at a police helicopter during New Year's Eve celebrations on Sydney Harbour has dodged a stint in jail.

Bahrain ends 2012 International Airshow with $930 million in deals

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain signed more than $930 million in business deals at the 2012 Bahrain International Airshow, as the event's 60,000 visitors simultaneously helped boost the economy.

Bahrain International Air Show opens

BAHRAIN (eTN) - Following the official opening of the Bahrain Air Show 2012 by His Majesty King Hamad, and his official visit to each and every exhibitors’ chalet, did the “show go on the road”

Teaching a child about flying

As a crowded airliner is about to take off, the peace is shattered by a 5-year-old boy who picks that moment to throw a wild temper tantrum.

Air France-KLM finalizes order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners

PARIS, France - Boeing and Air France-KLM Group have finalized an order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, with options.

Boeing unveils first 787 to enter service for Japan Airlines

EVERETT, Wash. - The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to enter service for Japan Airlines (JAL) rolled out of the paint hangar last night.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental receives FAA certification

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing received certification for the new 747-8 Intercontinental from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Porter Airlines receives two more Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft

TORONTO, Canada – Porter Airlines accepted two new Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft today, bringing the company’s fleet to 26.

Air Tanzania plans Bombardier purchases

(eTN) - Within hours of the announcement that Precision Air’s IPO had attracted less than 43 percent of a share take up, Air Tanzania (ATCL) made waves with an announcement that they would hold more

Boeing announces 787 Dream Tour

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing soon will begin a six-month Dream Tour with its all-new 787 Dreamliner.

American Airlines further strengthens fleet performance and efficiency

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today announced another milestone in its fleet transformation plans by selecting the Airbus A319 and A321 variants to be a part of its A320 family fleet order, wh

Gulfstream G650 receives provisional type certificate

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

United launches Economy Plus on first Continental aircraft

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc. today announced that the first Continental Airlines aircraft with Economy Plus will enter service Nov.

Qatar Airways selects 50 Airbus A320neo and 5 additional A380s

The State of Qatar’s national airline, Qatar Airways, has selected the A320neo as the reference aircraft for expanding its short to medium haul fleet and has increased its order for the A380.

Dubai Air Show 2011 far from succumbing to economic worries

(eTN) - The bi-annual Dubai Air Show started off with a bang yesterday, when Emirates announced a record breaking firm order for 50 B777-300ER and a further 20 options, which if exercised – as expec

Chinese carrier orders 6 Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen jets

TORONTO, Ontario - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that a Chinese airline, which has requested to remain unidentified at the present time, has signed a conditional purchase agreement for six CRJ9

Boeing delivers 300th of its best-selling 777

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing's best-selling 777, the 777-300ER (extended range), has surpassed 300 deliveries with an Oct. 21 delivery to first-time customer Biman Bangladesh.

Forecast: Sub Saharan Africa requires 528 aircraft worth $65 billion

Airlines in sub Saharan Africa are predicted to require 528 new passenger aircraft by 2030, with a value of US$65billion according to the latest Airbus Global Market Forecast.