Category Archives: Aircraft

Airlink Becomes First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-Jets

The South African airline, Airlink, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC … More ››

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Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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Inaugural Transatlantic Flight for Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A350-900

Tuesday January 17 saw the inaugural transatlantic flight of Singapore Airline’s first UK Airbus 350-900 aircraft. The aircraft will fly on Singapore Airline’s Manchester routes, … More ››

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Search for Missing Malaysian Flight MH370 Ends

After two years of fruitless searching, the Australian government has called off its efforts to find the remains of Malaysian Air Lines Flight MH370. The … More ››

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Widerøe Orders up to 15 Embraer E190-E2 Airliners

Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E190-E2 family jets. The contract consists of three … More ››

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Iran Air Takes Delivery of its First of 100 Airbus Aircraft

On January 11, Iran Air took delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse. The delivery is the first … More ››

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Jeju Air Finalises Order for Three Next-Generation 737-800s

Boeing and Jeju Air have announced an order for three Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at nearly $300 million at current list prices, will become … More ››

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Boeing Delivers 500th 787 Dreamliner

Boeing has delivered the 500th 787 Dreamliner, a 787-8 to Avianca, marking another milestone in the programme’s history. “Achieving 500 deliveries – the fastest to … More ››

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First Munich Arrival for Lufthansa A350-900

The first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at its home airport of Munich airport on December 21. The airline will base ten A350-900s at its Bavarian … More ››

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Qantas set to fly non-stop Heathrow to Australia

Qantas is set to add to its list of aviation firsts, with the national carrier confirming it will operate non-stop flights from Heathrow to Perth … More ››

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