Qatar Airways expands US network
The airline is set to commence services to 12 destinations, with over 85 weekly flights
Swissport appoints new head of the Americas
Assuming the position with immediate effect, Frank Mena will take over the LATAM markets from Jose Canales
US approves Japan’s $23bn F-35 purchase
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 105 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters to Japan.
US approves French E-2D acquisition
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of three Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft and associated equipment to France.
US Navy begins TH-73A instructor pilot training
The first two instructor pilots from the US Navy’s Training Air Wing 5 (TAW 5) have arrived at Leonardo’s production facility in Philadelphia to train on the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS).
Indonesian MV-22 purchase gets green light
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of eight Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft and related equipment to Indonesia.
Boeing delivers 2,500th AH-64 Apache
A major milestone has been passed in the production and delivery of the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter as Boeing recently handed over the 2,500th example.
Canadian Hornet upgrade approved by US
The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of new munitions and radar systems to Canada, as the nation seeks to extend the life of its legacy Hornet fleet.
StormBreaker makes Super Hornet test debut
Raytheon Missiles and Defense, alongside the US Navy, has completed the first guided release of its GBU-53/B StormBreaker air-launched, precision-guided glide bomb from a Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.
US Navy receives first two Block III Super Hornets
Boeing has delivered the first two F/A-18E/F Block III Super Hornets carrier-capable multi-role fighters to the US Navy for flight testing.
USAF Reapers arrive in Estonia
In co-operation with the Estonian government, the USAF has deployed MQ-9A Reaper unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAV), personnel and support equipment to Amari air base, Estonia.
USAF moves closer to finalising T-7A Red Hawk design
Boeing and the US Air Force (USAF) have recently conducted both the Aircraft Critical Design Review (CDR) and the System CDR for the T-7A Red Hawk next-generation advanced jet trainer.