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Industry Aeroflot signs firm order for 50 leased Irkut MC-21

Aeroflot will become the largest customer for the latest Russian-built medium-range aircraft, the MC-21. The contract for 50 of the passenger aircraft was signed between Aeroflot and Rostec.

Industry ATR installs new Flight Simulator in Toulouse

ATR Aircraft has announced to install a new Full Flight Simulator (FFS) at its training center in Toulouse, France.

Industry Oman Air receives first Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing and Oman Air celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 737 MAX airplane, one of 30 that Oman Air will operate as it expands its fleet and service.

Industry A321LR successfully completes maiden flight

Airbus’ first A321LR has has accomplished its maiden flight following a mission lasting 2 hours and 36 minutes. 

Industry USITC blocks tariffs on Bombardier CSeries

The United States International Trade Commission has rejected a recommendation from the US Department of Commerce to charge a nearly 300% tariff on CSeries aircraft sold in the USA.

Industry Airbus sends A350-1000 on demonstration tour

Airbus has send one of its A350-1000 testbeds on a demonstration tour through the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Industry Embraer announces performance improvements

As Embraer is expecting the certification for its next generation jet, the E190-E2, the aircraft manufacturer has announced some results from the flight tests.

Industry Boeing 787-10 receives FAA type certification

Boeing has received the type certification for its 787-10 Dreamliner. Deliveries will start in the first half of 2018.

Industry Silver Airways lo lease 20 ATR -600 aircraft from NAC

ATR has announced, that Silver Airways will lease 15 ATR -600 series aircraft from leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), adding to 5 aircraft already on order.

Industry Norway aims to fly fully electric by 2040

Avinor, a Norwegian company who operates most of the civil airports in Norway, plans to introduce fully electric air traffic in Norway´s short-haul aviation market by 2040.

Industry Airbus and British Airways in talks about additional A380?

British Airways could become the second carrier ordering new A380 in 2018.

Industry ATR delivered 80 aircraft in 2017

Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR has delivered 80 aircraft in 2017.

Industry Emirates signs MoU for 36 additional A380

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft.

Industry Boeing and Adient establish new company for airplane seats

Boeing and Adient Aerospace have announced a joint venture between the companies to develop, manufacture and sell seating products.

Industry Conair orders six Bombardier Dash Q400 Airtankers

Bombardier announced today that Conair has purchased six Q400 aircraft.

Industry Embraer delivered 210 jets in 2017

Brazil’s aircraft manufacturer Embraer has announced the delivery of 210 jets in 2017.

Industry Airbus delivered 718 aircraft in 2017

Airbus has delivered 718 aircraft to 85 customers in 2017.

Industry Boeing delivered 763 aircraft in 2017

US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has announced the delivery of 763 commercial aircraft in 2017.

Industry First BelugaXL emerges from assembly line

The first BelugaXL has rolled out at Airbus´ facility in Toulouse, France. Airbus plans to accomplish the maiden flight in mid-2018. Moreover, BelugaXL No. 2 has also arrived in Toulouse and now awaits its conversion.

Industry Airbus unveils first A321Neo ACF

Airbus has rolled out its first A321Neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex) at the facility in Hamburg-Finkenwerder.

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