Boeing and Turkish Airlines have announced an order for five 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The Turkish flag-carrier has exercised options on five 777-300ERs that were first announced in December 2012 as part of a previous firm order for 15 777-300ERs. Turkish Airlines now has 20 777-300ERs currently on order from Boeing.
SAA Expects To Reduce Costs And Boost Revenue With New A320 Fleet
South African Airways (SAA) has taken delivery of its first two A320s out of a total of 20 A320 Family aircraft ordered from Airbus in 2010. The development is set to deliver cost efficiencies and allow SAA to expand its Sub-Sahara regional route network and boost revenue in the rapidly growing market.
Company, Pilots Cooperate In Developing New Air Cargo Fire Safety Technology
The General Civil Aviation Authority (United Arab Emirates) has released its final report concerning the fatal accident involving a United Parcel Service (UPS) B747-400 in Dubai on September 3, 2010. The report details facts concerning the accident, and makes recommendations addressing air cargo fire safety.
More Time Needed To Ensure Mature Systems Integration For A Productive Flight Test Program
Bombardier Aerospace confirmed Wednesday that the integration of the CSeries aircraft's auxiliary power unit and Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan(TM) PW1500G engines on the first flight test vehicle (FTV1) is running smoothly, allowing for testing of the aircraft's key systems.