With the delivery of the world’s first A321LR Arkia Israeli Airlines becomes launch operator of Airbus’ most flexible and capable large single aisle aircraft ever.
ATR and Air New Zealand have announced, that the companies have entered into an agreement to explore the role of new propulsion technologies.
Boeing and Safran have announced, that the companies have secured regulatory approvals to begin their Joint Venture over Auxiliary Power Units.
MTU Maintenance has announced, that it has agreed with China Southern Airlines on extending their existing joint venture contract for the MTU Maintenance Zhuhai facility by 20 years.
Following Airbus’ first of 20 deliveries of A320 and A321Neo aircraft to Air New Zealand, the carrier has become a new operator of the A321Neo in November.
American Airlines has placed a firm order for 15 Embraer E175 jets. The jets in a 76-seat configuration are expected to be delivered to subsidiary Envoy in 2020 and are part of the airline’s fleet transformation.
EasyJet has confirmed making progress towards its strategy to operate more sustainably, with a reduced carbon footprint, and with reduced noise from aviation operations in the future.
The Chinese aviation market is expanding rapidly. According to experts, Chinese aviation industry might become the strongest worldwide within the next 20 years. No wonder Liebherr-Aerospace, globally leading system supplier to the aviation industry, is counting on the strong development in China.
Italy’s Leonardo has announced it had signed a framework agreement with Chinese Kangde Investment Group to join the new CR929 wide body aircraft project.