NEWS

Boeing removed 210 jets from order backlog following the near-collapse Jet Airways…

Boeing has removed 210 aircraft from its order backlog following the near-collapse of Indian Jet Airways. The adjustment pushed Boeing behind European rival Airbus in orders and delivery record. The order cancellation and grounding 737MAX resulted, Boeing’s net orders for the first quarter slid into negative territory, with a total of minus 119 net orders., […]

APU on Air India Boeing 777 caught fire at Delhi Airport…

Info: JACDEC Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) on Air India Boeing 777-200 caught fire whilst preparing for flight #AI174 from Delhi to San Francisco on Wednesday. The fire started during AC repair, resulting in damage to APU casing. Airport fire service responded. Aircraft was taken out of service. No one was injured. #WATCH Air India Delhi […]

Southwest considering Airbus A220 as their MAX fleet is grounded…

Southwest Airlines team has visited Airbus “to kick proverbial tires” on Airbus A220, according to Jon Ostrower, editor of Air Current website. Southwest a long standing loyal customer of Boeing, now moving towards Airbus after recent grounding of 737MAX fleet. This comes just a week after Southwest CEO Gary Kelly reinstated confidence over MAX and […]

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and McDonald’s Pakistan inked an MOU….

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and McDonald’s Pakistan inked a Memorandum of Understanding to give special offers for the passengers of the national carrier. As part of agreement, McDonald’s will be branding the boarding passes with its special offer that will be valid on all nationwide restaurants for PIA passengers. Airline says that over 6 million […]

United Airlines unveiled a new livery…

United airline unveiled a new livery on its Boeing 737-800 Reg.N37267, as part of last few years of transformation at United. The airline have been making changes from the inside out, that draw from their strong heritage. The design continued the blue and navy while leaning into additional blue hues., out with the traditional Gold […]

Boeing’s revenue fell more than $1bn due to grounding 737MAX jets…

Boeing revealed it has suffered more than $1bn of revenues from the worldwide grounding of 737 Max aircraft. In the first Quarter report released today, Boeing’s revenues at the commercial aircraft division fell by more than $1bn, to $11.8bn from $12.9bn last year. According to Boeing the drop attributed to lower/non deliveries of 737 Max […]

Lufthansa introduces a special livery with the slogan “SayYesToEurope”

Lufthansa launches a special livery just four weeks before the European elections, taking place on 23-26 May. A Lufthansa Airbus A320 will be branded with the slogan “SayYesToEurope” in large letters across its fuselage in place of the usual Lufthansa writing. With this initiative, Lufthansa is actively promoting a higher voter turnout for the European […]

China’s first Airbus H215 helicopter delivered to SGGAC

China’s State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC) has taken delivery of China’s first twin-engine Airbus H215 helicopter. The H215 will join the company’s existing fleet of 15 Airbus helicopters, comprised of H125s, an H120 and an H225. This addition will enable SGGAC to perform new missions such as cable repair, cable laying, cargo transportation, and […]

Boeing will pay for excess 737 fuselages produced by Spirit AeroSystems.

Spirit AeroSystems says that Boeing will pay for each 737 fuselage it produces in excess of Boeing’s production rate. The Wichita-based company that produces Boeing 737 fuselages said last month that it will maintain the production rate at 52 a month, despite Boeing said to slash its production to 42 737s a month. In a […]

Two crew members of Saudia airlines reported killed in bomb attacks in Sri Lanka

Two crew members of Saudia airlines reported killed and one injured in the multiple bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on easter Sunday. Saudi Arabia’s national carrier confirmed on a statement, that two of its cabin crew members, a Cabin Manager and a Steward killed in the attack, while a third crew member was hurt and […]