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American Airlines debuts new, modern look

FORT WORTH, Texas - It's a new year and a fresh new look for American Airlines as the company today unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes, including the already delivered Flagship Boeing 777-

Spirit Airlines finalizes order for 75 Airbus jets

Spirit Airlines has finalised its firm order for 75 Airbus single-aisles including 45 A320neo aircraft (new engine option).

Norwegian Air buying 222 Boeing, Airbus planes for $22 billion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced the largest-ever aircraft purchase in Europe.

Boeing, FedEx announce order for 767 and 777 Freighters

SEATTLE, Wash. - The Boeing Company announced today that FedEx Express has ordered 27 767-300 Freighters and has exercised existing options for two additional 777 Freighters.

Boeing makes history with a week to remember

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing's history-making week has resulted in orders and commitments for 359 airplanes.

Brazilian TAM finalizes order for 32 A320 aircraft

TAM Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline has finalized a purchase agreement for 32 eco-efficient Airbus A320 aircraft, comprising of 22 A320neo and 10 A320 Family aircraft.

Lufthansa to expand fleet with more Airbus aircraft

Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board has approved the purchase of additional Airbus aircraft. The aircraft comprise two A380s, four A320s and one A330-300.

Airline can save $30 per flight for every minute cut from...

Airlines have raced to find the fastest way to board a plane for years, and with good reason. Less time spent on boarding can translate into cash.

Boeing, Thai Airways finalize order for 777-300ERs

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Thai Airways International (THAI) have finalized a firm order for six 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes.

Qantas reveals plans to expand fleet with A320s

Qantas has selected for the first time Airbus A320 aircraft to launch its new premium airline to service routes to/from Australia and the Asian region.

Boeing, ALC finalize order for 737-800s and 777-300ERs

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) have finalized an order for 14 Next-Generation 737-800s, with options for four more, and five 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes.

CIT Aerospace signs order for 50 A320neo aircraft

CIT Aerospace, a unit of CIT Group Inc. has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for the 50 A320neo family aircraft, which it had committed to at the 49th Le Bourget airshow on 21st June 2011.

Embraer delivers 25 commercial and 23 executive jets in 2Q11

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - Embraer delivered 25 commercial and 23 executive jets in the second quarter of 2011 (2Q11), closing out the first six months of the year with 45 commercial jets and 31 ex

Airbus sets new order record at Paris Air Show

At the 49th Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Airbus won about US$72.2 billion worth of business for a total of 730 aircraft.

SkySearch, the “future of aviation charter”

DUBAI, UAE - With an aim of keeping up with the fast moving pace of the aviation business Air Charter International has developed a revolutionary new online charter program that will completely change

NTSB: Planes came within one tenth of a mile of each...

Washington - Acting at the request of an air traffic controller, the pilot of a Southwest Airlines B-737 pulled within one-tenth of a mile of a small, four-seat aircraft last month to check on the pil

China Airlines to expand fleet size from 66 to 100 planes

Taipei -To comply with official policy to establish an aviation hub on the island, China Airlines, the national carrier, plans to expand fleet size from the current 66 to 100 planes within 10 years.

United Continental to expand Wi-Fi service to 200 Aircraft

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Will high-speed rail replace flying on short trip routes?

Boston, MA and London England - With air travel becoming increasingly tedious, costly and frustrating, it is no surprise that travelers are looking for an alternative.

Asiana Airlines confirms order for 6 Airbus A380s

Asiana Airlines of South Korea has become a new customer for the A380 following the signing of a firm order for six aircraft.

Boeing reports Q4 deliveries

CHICAGO - The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the fourth quarter of 2010.

Boeing delivers its 900th 777 airplane to Ethiopian Airlines

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing delivered its 900th 777 airplane today to Ethiopian Airlines.

Boeing begins certification testing on 737 performance improvements

SEATTLE - A Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 in the new United Airlines livery successfully completed its first test flight late last week, signifying the start of certification for a package of 737 per

SpiceJet orders 30 Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

NEW DELHI - Boeing and Indian budget carrier, SpiceJet, announced an order for 30 Next-Generation 737-800s with winglets in the presence of U.S. President Obama late last week.

Embraer delivers 44 jets during 3rd Quarter 2010

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil - Embraer delivered 44 jets during the third quarter of 2010 (3Q10), 20 of which to the airline market and 24 to the executive jets market.

Boeing, Air China announce order for four 777-300ER jets

SEATTLE - Boeing and Air China announced an order for four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), which have a total average list price value of $1.1 billion at current list prices.

Boeing, Cathay Pacific Airways finalize contract for six 777-300ERs

SEATTLE - Boeing and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier has exercised existing purchase rights for six additional Boeing 777-300ERs (extended range).

Hong Kong Airlines studying feasibility of IPO

Hong Kong Airlines Ltd., part of the city’s second-largest carrier group, is studying the feasibility of an initial public offering, President Yang Jiang Hong said.