Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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FIA22: Virgin Atlantic selects Boeing Jeppsen FlightDeck Advisor to reduce fuel costs

Boeing has announced that Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR), along with two other airlines, has selected the Boeing Jeppsen FlightDeck Advisor digital solution to help optimize efficiency and reduce full consumption on its Boeing 787 aircraft. During recent tests, Virgin Atlantic found that the system reduced in-cruise fuel consumption by 1.7%, which [read more]

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FIA22: Aviation Capital Group show faith in the 737 Max

California-based Aviation Capital Group (AVG) signed an order with Boeing today for 12 Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners to boost its fleet portfolio of single-aisle airliners. Signing the deal, Mahoko Hara, ACG Executive Chair said “This latest incremental 737 MAX order allows ACG to offer highly fuel-efficient airplanes to our [read more]

Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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FIA22: AerCap commits to more Boeing 787 aircraft

Leasing specialist AerCap has committed to a further five Boeing 787 aircraft to add its global fleet. All of the aircraft are Boeing 787-9 variants and comes as AerCap says it “believes in the aircraft.“ “AerCap is the world’s largest 787 customer and we are very pleased to strengthen that [read more]

Airbus A220-300 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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FIA22: Airbus A220 gets boost from Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines has given European airframer Airbus a boost at the Farnborough Airshow when it firmed up orders for 12 A220-300 aircraft. The commitment brings the total number of A220 aircraft ordered by Delta to 107. Delta will be supplied with Pratt & Whitney powered A220-100 (45) and A220-300 (62). [read more]

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Boeing scores big on Day 1 of FIA 2022

Boeing has scored two large deals on day one of the Farnborough International Airshow with ANA adds Max 8s to its fleet. As reported earlier Delta have the Seattle-based airframer a boost with an order for 130 Max 10s but this was buoyed by the ANA order. The ANA order [read more]