Korean Air has placed a firm order with Bombardier Aerospace for ten CS300 aircraft, making Korean Air the launch customer for the CSeries aircraft in Asia.
International Airline Group (the new BA Iberia airline group) has selected GE CF6-80E1 engines to power eight new Airbus A330 aircraft orders and up to eight A330 options for Iberia’s longhaul fleet.
Cessna Aircraft Company has announced today at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture 2011 it has signed a contract with Seneca College in Toronto for four 172 Skyhawk aircraft modified with Cessna’s Crew/Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) training seat.
Lufthansa has placed a firm order for 30 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. This contract follows the selection by the Lufthansa Supervisory Board of the A320neo Family in March this year. The order comprises 25 A320neo and five A321neo aircraft. These will be powered by new-generation Pratt & Whitney PW1100G turbofan engines. With this latest order … Continued
Emirates has announced today that the historic capital city of Rome will be the next destination slated for its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft. The daily A380 service will start from the 1st December 2011.
The announcement of Emirates’ first permanent scheduled A380 service to Italy comes on the back of its momentous June 6th landing at … Continued
Boeing joined the U.S. Air Force today at Joint Base Lewis-McChord to help dedicate a C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the members of the U.S. armed forces who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Gen. Raymond Johns Jr., commander of Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., officially dedicated C-17 tail number 99211 as Spirit … Continued
United Airlines has introduced a new, full-featured application for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users that gives United and Continental customers easy access to book reservations, check in, access mobile boarding passes with one touch, get flight status details and manage their MileagePlus and OnePass accounts.
Dubai Airports today released mid-year traffic results which confirm Dubai International recorded the busiest six months in its 50 year history as 24.6 million passengers passed through the world’s fourth busiest airport for international passenger traffic during the first half of 2011, compared to 22.6 million in the corresponding period in 2010, an increase of … Continued
Etihad Crystal Cargo, the air cargo division of Etihad Airways, has today announced a new dedicated freighter operation from Abu Dhabi to Almaty in Kazakhstan.
The service will commence operations on July 28, 2011, using the airline’s Airbus A330-200F freighter with a payload of 59 metric tonnes on the route.
As NASA closes the chapter on the Space Shuttle Program, a new era of exploration vehicles is beginning to take off.
Testing began this month at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, in the new Hydro Impact Basin to certify the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) for water landings. The Orion MPCV will carry astronauts into … Continued