Tag: first aircraft

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone ... Read More

Airbus: Albatross is inspiring next generation of aircraft wings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 10:29

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model airplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionize aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature to develop its ‘semi-aeroelastic hinge’ ... Read More

Embraer takes to the Paris Air Show the multi-mission Airlift KC-390

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:02

Embraer will take to the 53rd edition of Paris Air Show International, in France, the first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft, ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:02

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been ordered by private customers. The aircraft ... Read More

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:05

Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards in ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:20

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, FlightPath9 and Fast Track, are intended to train participants for ... Read More

Gold is out, blue is in: United Airlines unveils new fleet paint design

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:48

Today, United Airlines is introducing customers and employees to a modernized aircraft livery, which will bring a refreshed look to its fleet. The design is a visual representation of United's ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A380 Superjumbo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:30

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery of its first A380 at a special ceremony in Toulouse, becoming the 15th operator of the world’s largest passenger aircraft. The delivery ... Read More

HondaJet most delivered aircraft in its class for second consecutive year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:30

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the cheers of thousands of spectators. ... Read More

Azul orders 21 Embraer jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 01:25

Embraer and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A. have signed a contract for a firm order for a previously announced 21 E195-E2 jets. This agreement was revealed as a Letter of ... Read More

First ANA A380 rolls-out of paint shop with unique livery

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 08:05

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle livery. ... Read More

Boeing delivers first South Carolina-built 787 Dreamliner

editor editor- October 6, 2012 02:29

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Boeing today marked a historic milestone with delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner built at its North Charleston, S.C., facility to Air India. Read More

Boeing celebrates first anniversary of first 787 delivery

editor editor- September 26, 2012 06:27

EVERETT, Wash. - Today marks the one year anniversary of the first delivery of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Japan's ANA (All Nippon Airways). Read More

Boeing 747-8 first delivery set for September 19

editor editor- September 5, 2011 07:06

EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing will deliver the first 747-8 Freighter to launch customer Cargolux Sept. 19 at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Read More