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Top 10 Aerospace companies in the world

The year 2019, proven to be highly profitable for most of the aerospace companies. Both Boeing and Airbus, continue to dominate the global aerospace industry in 2020. However, Airbus has taken the first spot in the 2019-2020FY list, pushing its rival Boeing for the first time in decades. Boeing’s annual sales went down to US$76bn […]

Air New Zealand has grounded its fleet of Boeing 777s until the end of 2020…

In May the airline grounded the majority of its seven 777-300 aircraft until the end of the 2020 calendar year. At the same time the company also signalled it was unlikely to fly its eight 777-200 aircraft in the foreseeable future and began preparing to send these into long term storage overseas. Four of Air […]

Air New Zealand is proposing to layoff 385 cabin crew by December.

Air New Zealand is proposing to layoff 385 cabin crew by December. “Unfortunately the reduced schedule means we have a reduction in the number of crew we need for our wide body fleet,”.. and “We are now in a situation where we need to consider the size of our team in relation to both the […]

Boeing Australia powered up the commercial turbofan engine on the first Loyal Wingman aircraft..

Boeing Australia powered up the commercial turbofan engine on the first Loyal Wingman aircraft in September, as part of ground testing and preparations for first flight. This milestone comes on the heels of Boeing completing the first unmanned Loyal Wingman aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force earlier this year, a major step forward for […]

Cathay Pacific to park 40% of its fleet in long-term storage…..

The Cathay Pacific Group today released its combined traffic figures for August 2020 that reflected the airlines’ continued substantial capacity reductions in response to significantly reduced demand as well as travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in place in Hong Kong and other markets amid the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried […]

Boeing delivered the first MH-47G Block II Chinook to SOCOM.

Boeing delivered new technologies and performance improvements to U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with the Block II Chinook helicopter. Boeing’s Philadelphia team recently delivered the first MH-47G Block II Chinook to SOCOM on time. The company is on contract for 23 more MH-47G Block II Chinooks, having signed a contract with SOCOM in July. Boeing […]

Airbus military airplanes training facility…

Airbus military airplanes training facility located in Seville, Spain., this modern facility provides training for the Airbus-built military airplanes customer nations that fly such aircraft as the A400M airlifter, the A330 MRTT (Multi Role Tanker Transport) and the C295/CN235 tactical transporters. Courses provided by Airbus from the Seville centre cover the scope from qualifying pilots […]

Advanced Aerial Mobility and eVTOL aircraft in Australia..

Deakin University of Australia has released a white paper evaluating the possibility of electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft in the passenger and freight context. The study focused on moving away from fossil fuel, and embracing alternative energy for flying in any nature. It is the first and most comprehensive literature review and study […]

Enter Air commitment to purchase four 737-8

Boeing and Enter Air announced the Polish airline is expanding its commitment to the 737 family with a new order for two 737-8 airplanes plus options for two more jets. An all-Boeing operator and Poland’s biggest charter carrier, Enter Air began operations in 2010 with a single 737 airplane. Today, the airline’s fleet includes 22 […]

Airbus has delivered the first of 16 new H125 helicopters….

Airbus has delivered the first of 16 new H125 helicopters uniquely configured for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO). The first helicopter for the new configuration was tested and delivered from Airbus Helicopters, Inc.’s facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. The remaining aircraft are being built in Columbus, Miss, where a […]