Category Archives: Aircraft

Boeing Delivers 8,000th 737

On April 16 Boeing delivered the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line to United Airlines.  The aircraft, a Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range), features … More ››

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Skymark Airlines’ First A380 Completes its Maiden Flight

  Skymark Airlines’ first A380 has successfully made its maiden flight, following completion of the airframe assembly and system tests in Toulouse, France.  The carrier’s … More ››

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Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner to Kenya Airways

  Boeing and Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery of the Kenyan flag carrier’s first 787 Dreamliner on April 4.  The aircraft departed Paine Field in … More ››

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Making a Safe Industry Even Safer

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry to focus on partnerships, data analysis and runway safety in the … More ››

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AirAsia India Takes Delivery of its First A320

India’s newest airline, AirAsia India, has taken delivery of its first aircraft, an Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklets, becoming the newest operator of the type. … More ››

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Malaysian Airlines MH370 – Still Missing

  If you are in the commercial aviation industry, there really is only one news story this week. One week after the baffling disappearance of … More ››

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ASIG Acquires the Assets of Skytanking USA

The aviation support services provider, ASIG, has announces that it has agreed to acquire the assets of Skytanking USA, Inc, an independent provider of aviation … More ››

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Skymark Becomes First Japanese A330 Operator

Skymark Airlines, Japan’s third largest airline has taken delivery of the first two A330-300s out of a total of ten on lease.  It becomes the … More ››

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Airbus to Raise A320 Family Production Rate

  Airbus has decided to increase production of its best-selling single-aisle aircraft family to 46 a month in Q2 2016, up from the current rate … More ››

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New Services and Home for Ethiopian at Heathrow’s Royal Terminal 2

  Ethiopian Airlines has announce the start of daily flights from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa from July 8, 2014 when a new Tuesday evening … More ››

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