Boeing 787-10 gets FAA certification
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Boeing 787-10 gets FAA certification

The largest variant of the Dreamliner family, the Boeing 787-10, has achieved US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, paving the way for its first delivery to Singapore Airlines in the first half of 2018. The 787-10 is 18ft longer than the 787-9 and seats 330 passengers in typical a two-class configuration. Its range [read more]

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Rolls-Royce pitch for Emirates 787-10 power

UK Engine manufacturer Rolls -Royce is engaged in talks to pitch its Trent 1000 as the power-plant for Emirates new Dreamliners. The Derby based company is one of two engine options on the Dreamliner and will be competing with US giant General Electric (GE). Emirates gave Boeing a commitment to [read more]

Hainan Boeing 787
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Manchester to Beijing route restarts on Monday

Hainan Airlines (HU/CHH) is set to resume its Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) to Beijing, China route on Monday 22nd August. The Chinese carrier declared bankruptcy in 2021 which saw the parent group split into four separate organisations and the airline was restructured after investment from Liaoning Fangda Group Industrial. Hainan will be [read more]

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Dublin-based CDB places 11th A321neo with Wizz Air

Dublin-based lessor CDB Aviation has completed the delivery of its 11th A321neo leased to low-cost carrier Wizz Air. CDB Aviation, the dedicated aircraft leasing platform of China Development Bank, completed the lease of the Airbus A321-271NX to Wizz Air today increasing its presence in the European market. The lessor has [read more]

Embraer E190-E2 "Profit Hunter" (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)
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FIA22: Embraer tops sales chart over the 5 day show

Brazillian airframer Embraer has come out on top of the sales charts at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA22) with total orders and commitments reaching 280. While most of Embraer’s orders were for the much vaunted single-aisle E195-E2, Embraer also did well with the older E175 and its future eVTOL aircraft [read more]

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: TransportMedia UK.)
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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]