Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

June 21, 2013

United Airlines Announces Order For Airbus A350-1000

Airline Converts Existing Order To A350-1000s; Orders 10 Additional Of The Model

United Airlines ... which was the U.S. launch customer for Boeing's Dreamliner ... on Thursday announced an order with Airbus for new A350-1000 aircraft. The agreement converts United's existing order for 25 A350-900s into A350-1000s and adds 10 firm orders for A350-1000s, giving the airline a total order of 35 aircraft.

Read More

Boeing, CIT Announce Order For 30 737 MAX 8s

Airplanes To Be Powered By CFM International LEAP-1B Engines

Boeing and CIT Group Inc. announced Tuesday from the 2013 Paris Air Show that CIT Aerospace has placed an order for 30 737 MAX 8s. "The addition of these Boeing 737 MAX 8s ensures that CIT Aerospace maintains one of the youngest and most fuel efficient fleets," said C. Jeffrey Knittel, President of CIT Transportation Finance.

Read More

Embraer Announces LOIs For A Total Of 65 New E-Jets E2

Contracts With As-Yet-Undisclosed Airlines To Be Finalized In The Coming Months

Embraer S.A. has signed Letters of Intent (LOIs) with five undisclosed airlines from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America for 65 orders for the E-Jets E2, the planemaker announced Tuesday at the Paris Air Show.

Read More

Documentary Film Maker Says He Has New Evidence About TWA 800 Explosion

Former Investigators Say They Have 'Solid Proof' Of An External Detonation

The producer of an as-yet-unreleased documentary says he as "solid proof" that an external detonation brought down TWA Flight 800 in 1996, and is asking the NTSB to re-open its investigation of the accident.

Read More

Calm Air Pilots Ratify New Contract

Five-Year Agreement Includes Pay, Work Rule, And Quality-Of-Life Improvements

Pilots at Winnipeg-based Calm Air have ratified a new five-year contract that includes pay increases, streamlined work rules, and quality-of-life improvements. Eighty-six percent of eligible pilots voted in favor of the agreement, which will expire on April 30, 2018. The new contract includes automatic, across-the-board cost-of-living pay increases for the entire pilot group and adds additional increases based on individual pilots’ years of service.

Read More

Airbus Books Almost $70 Billion At Paris Air Show 2013

Over 460 Airbus Aircraft Orders & Commitments Across All Product Families

At the 2013 Paris Air Show, Airbus won $68.7 billion worth of business for a total of 466 aircraft, which shows the resilience of the commercial aviation industry. The deals comprise Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for 225 aircraft worth $29.4 billion and firm purchase orders for 241 aircraft worth $39.3 billion.  

Read More


Boeing Calls Paris Air Show 'Strong And Productive'

Launches New Commercial Airplane; Highlights Innovation, Efficiency and Partnerships

Boeing enjoyed a strong and productive Paris Air Show launching its newest model, the 787-10 Dreamliner, announcing important commercial airplane orders and strengthening alliances and relationships with customers and partners around the world.

Read More

Pratt & Whitney PurePower Engine Program Continues To Expand

More Than 3,500 Orders On The Books For The Geared Turbofan Engines

Pratt & Whitney has announced more than 3,500 orders that include announced and unannounced firm orders, plus options for its PurePower engine family with "game-changing" Geared Turbofan technology.

Read More

ATR Calls 2013 The Best Paris Air Show In The Company's History

The Aircraft Manufacturer Receives Orders For A Total Of 173 Aircraft

The 50th edition of the Paris Air Show was the best in the history of the Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR, the planemaker said Thursday. Over the course of the week, the turboprop aircraft manufacturer announced orders for 173 planes, including 83 firm orders at the air show. The total value for these contracts exceeds 4.1 billion dollars, including 2 billion dollars in firm orders.

Read More





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC