Airbus A220 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Airbus has positive February with 46 deliveries

European aerospace giant Airbus has had a positive February with 46 aircraft delivered to 34 customers during the shortest month of the year. The Toulouse, France-headquartered company saw 42 single-aisle airliners delivered including three Airbus A220, 13 A320neo and 26 A321neos variants. Wide-body airliner deliveries included one Airbus A330-200ceo, one [read more]

Rolls Royce F130 Tests
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Rolls-Royce begins testing B52 engine replacement

Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has begun testing its F130 dual pod engines which will keep the USAF’s B52 Stratofortresses flying for up to another 30 years. The United States Air Force selected the Rolls-Royce F130 engine to replace the existing powerplants in the B-52 fleet, which will see Rolls-Royce deliver around [read more]

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air India today announced the carrier has selected Boeing’s family of fuel-efficient airplanes to expand its future fleet with plans to invest in 190 737 MAX, 20 787 Dreamliner and 10 777X airplanes. (Boeing image)
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Boeing order from Air India tops 290 aircraft

Air India (AI/AIC) has ordered 290 aircraft from US Airframer Boeing in a deal that will see 540 new aircraft join the TATA Group-owned carrier from Boeing and Airbus. Just days after a 250 aircraft order was announced with Airbus, Boeing inked the deal which will see it deliver 290 [read more]

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Air India places 250 aircraft order with Airbus

Air India (AI/AIC) has committed to a total of 250 aircraft from European airframer Airbus in a widely anticipated order. The TATA Group-owned airline will use the order to boost its domestic and international operations with a mixture of single-aisle and wide-body jets making up the order. A total of [read more]

SAF Fuelled ATR (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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ATR and Air New Zealand deepen partnership to decarbonise air transport

European airframer ATR has announced it is deepening its relationship with Air New Zealand (NZ/ANZ) to accelerate developing and introducing low-emission aircraft technology in New Zealand. The collaboration will launch an initiative called ‘Mission Next Gen Aircraft’ which will see Air New Zealand partner with several industry and academic stakeholders [read more]