Category Archives: Aircraft

AirAsia X Places Firm Order for 55 A330neo

AirAsia X, the long haul affiliate of Asia’s largest low cost airline, has placed a firm order with Airbus for 55 A330neo aircraft. This is … More ››

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VietJetAir Takes Airbus A320 Delivery

Vietnam’s VietJetAir has celebrated the delivery of its first A320 ordered directly from Airbus at a special ceremony in Toulouse on Wednesday November 26. The … More ››

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Delta Orders 50 Airbus Widebody Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order for 50 new Airbus widebody aircraft, 25 A350-900 and 25 A330-900neo aircraft. Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines will … More ››

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Qantas Unveils 1970s Retro Livery

The Australian flag carrier, Qantas, has unveiled its first ever ‘retro’ inspired livery on one of its brand new Boeing 737 aircraft. The airline says … More ››

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SriLankan Airlines Upgrades Aircraft Fleet

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier for Sri Lanka, has announced there will be an investment of US$500m in a modernisation of the airline through a … More ››

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Airbus A350-900 Receives FAA Type Certification

On November 12, the world’s latest generation commercial airliner, the A350-900, received Type Certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at FAA headquarters in … More ››

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KLM Bids Final Farewell to the MD-11

On November 11 KLM joined 800 fans in bidding a final farewell to the MD-11.  KLM had operated ten MD-11s since 1993, and said goodbye … More ››

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Frankfurt Hahn Receives First 747-8F Service

The Japanese cargo airline Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) has become the first carrier to operate Boeing 747-8F services to Frankfurt Hahn Airport. Last year Hahn … More ››

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First Flight for VietJetAir’s First A320

VietJetAir’s first A320 on order from Airbus has successfully performed its first flight in Toulouse, France. Appearing in its colourful livery, the aircraft now enters … More ››

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British Airways Delivers a new Cranfield Facility

Cranfield University in the UK has announced it has an impressive new research and teaching facility – a Boeing B737-400 airliner – which has been … More ››

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