Boeing 737-10 (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)
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Aerospace & Defence industry recovery remains on track

The global aerospace and defence industry post-covid recovery remains on track according to the UK trade organisation, ADS. August saw aircraft orders and deliveries remain steady with 74 aircraft delivered and 30 commercial orders across the manufacturers. However, this was slower than the previous month, including the Farnborough Air Show. [read more]

British Airways 787 powered by Roll-Royce Trent 1000 Engines. (Max Thrust Digital)
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Boeing cleared to resume 787 deliveries

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved changes made by Boeing to the way it manufactures Boeing 787 Dreamliners paving the way for the airframer to resume delivery of the type to airlines. Boeing was forced to halt production of the Dreamliner in the autumn of 2020 after manufacturing defects [read more]

Bonza Airlines Boeing 737 Max-8 (Image: Bonza/Facebook)
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Boeing delivers first ever 737 Max in Australia

Boeing has delivered the inaugural 737 Max to arrive in Australia with the first of five Boeing 737 Max 8 for Bonza Airlines (AB/???). The new Sunshine coast-based start-up plans to operate the type across 27 domestic routes to 17 different destinations from the Sunshine Coast and has been founded [read more]

Embraer E190-E2 "Profit Hunter" (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)
Air Travel News

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]

Cargolux Selects 777-8 Freighter as Preferred Replacement for 747-400 Fleet
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FIA22: Cargolux selects 777-8F to replace 747s

Luxembourg-based freight specialist Cargolux has selected the Boeing 777-8F to replace its Boeing 747-400 freighters in an announcement at the Farnborough International Airshow. The company is the world’s largest operator of Boeing widebody freighters with 30 Boeing 747-400 and 747-8F aircraft in its fleet and replacing the older -400s with [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]