Monday, July 22, 2024

FARNBOROUGH 2022: Boeing and Qatar Airways finalise 737 MAX aircraft order

Boeing and Qatar Airways have finalised an order for 25 737 MAX airplanes, providing the flag carrier’s short- and medium-haul fleet with improved economics, fuel efficiency and sustainable operations. Company leaders announced the order for the 737-10, Boeing’s largest and most efficient single-aisle jet, in a signing ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow. “We are […]

FARNBOROUGH 2022 Airbus invests in world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure fund managed by Hy24

Airbus has joined the world’s largest clean hydrogen infrastructure investment fund, managed by Hy24 – a joint venture between Ardian, a world-leading private investment house and FiveTHydrogen, an investment manager specialising in clean hydrogen investments. Hy24’s investment fund will provide financial capital to back credible, large-scale green hydrogen infrastructure projects world-wide. Airbus’ involvement assures its […]

FARNBOROUGH 2022: Embraer and Fokker Services deepen collaboration

Embraer and Fokker Services announced at the Farnborough Airshow the intention to deepen the collaboration between the companies in several projects, mainly related to the services and support fields. The companies are looking at aftermarket support topics, such as aircraft modifications and customisation, programme support, logistics, repair services and all other support opportunities. These developments […]

FIA16: Airbus forecasts 33,000 new aircraft needed over 20 years

In the next 20 years (2016-2035) there will be a  need for over 33,000 new aircraft above 100 seats (32,425 passenger & 645 freighters greater than 10 tonnes) worth $5.2 trillion, according to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast. Released at the Farnborough International Airshow today, Airbus forecasts in the widebody  market a trend towards higher capacity aircraft and […]

FIA16: Boeing and Standard Chartered Bank announce order

Boeing and Standard Chartered Bank today announced an order for 10 Next-Generation 737-800s, which is value at $960 million and was attributed to an unidentified customer on the US aircraft manufacturer’s orders and deliveries website. Speaking at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow, Standard Chartered head of aviation finance, Kieran Corr says: “We are excited about adding […]

FIA16: Virgin Atlantic to upgrade fleet with 12 A350-1000s

Virgin Atlantic and Airbus have penned an agreement on a firm order, valued at $4.4 billionn, for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The carrier says the investment demonstrates the strength of its commitment to customer experience as it continues to focus on delivering sustained profit in the long term. It is part of a fleet modernisation program […]

Ryukyu Air Commuter takes delivery of first Bombardier Q400

Ryukyu Air Commuter (RAC) has taken delivery of its first Bombardier Q400 cargo-combi aircraft. The carrier, part of the Japan Airlines Group, has ordered a total of five Q400 cargo-combis, which was unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow in July 2014. The aircraft has a cargo capacity of four tonnes and Bombardier says fuel burn is […]