Rockwell Collins said Virgin Blue Airlines selected its suite of scaleable avionics for its order of 50 firm 737NGs, 25 options and 25 purchase rights. Virgin Blue is the first airline to select the Rockwell Collins SAT-2200 SATCOM system. Air Astana is in talks to acquire three Boeing 787-8s, Bloomberg reported. The airline aims to receive 787s in 2014 if the talks conclude with an order. That order, plus the planned acquisition of six Airbus A320s would lead KC to invest more than $500 ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Aircraft & Engines" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.