Tag: passenger aircraft

Airbus: Single-pilot aircraft with AI will become reality over next decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 19:59

Airbus Chief Technology Officer, Grazia Vittadini, said that European aerospace giant is currently working on a single-pilot aircraft model to meet rising air travel demand. Demand for air travel doubles ... Read More

Another Russian ill-fated SSJ100 passenger jet makes emergency landing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2019 23:55

According to Russian aviation officials, yet another SSJ100 Sukhoi Superjet-100 passenger aircraft, with 80 passengers and six crew on board. was forced to return to departure airport and make an ... Read More

China’s C919 large passenger jet prototype completes test flight in Shanghai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019 00:45

China's new C919 commercial jet completed its maiden flight at Shanghai airport on Thursday morning. This is the fifth prototype of large passenger aircraft. The domestically made jet took off ... Read More

Airbus immediate future looks brighter than Boeing’s

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019 22:18

The immediate future looks 'brighter than ever' for European aerospace giant Airbus, according to equity analysts at Barclays. The analysts' estimate is based on European plane maker's mature portfolio offering ... Read More

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership new name comes into effect June 1

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:40

The change of name of CSALP to Airbus Canada Limited Partnership, which was announced in March 2019, will come into effect on June 1, 2019. The new name reflects the ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering 74 aircraft to 40 customers ... Read More

Significant milestone: Qatar Airways takes delivery of its 250th aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:34

Qatar Airways today celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France, the latest addition to the group’s growing fleet of passenger, Cargo and executive aircraft. ... 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

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:17

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2019), which runs from August ... Read More

Turkish Airlines halts use of B737 MAX aircraft

editor editor- March 12, 2019 18:42

Turkish Airlines announced that it has stopped its operations of 12 B737 MAX type passenger aircraft located in its fleet, until further notice. This decision is effective March 13, 2019. Read More

US DOT strengthens safety provisions for lithium batteries transported by aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 17:05

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), today issued an Interim Final Rule (IFR) to enhance air ... 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

Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:40

Rolls-Royce is leading a highly specialized challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. This zero-emissions plane is expected to make a run for the record books with a target ... Read More

Lufthansa and Fraport Extend Ground Handling Partnership at Frankfurt Airport

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 20, 2018 09:39

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is entrusting Fraport AG Ground Services with the provision of ground handling services to all Lufthansa aircraft at Frankfurt Airport for another seven years. On Thursday (December ... Read More

Boeing: China will need 5000 new planes over next 20 years

editor editor- September 13, 2011 05:35

The Boeing Company, China’s leading provider of passenger airplanes, projects that China will require 5,000 new commercial airplanes valued at $600 billion over the next 20 years. Read More