Boeing’s 787 may be a better fit for some expanding Chinese airlines rather than the larger 777 that has been selling to the country’s carriers in recent years, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner said at the Farnborough Airshow July 13.
Predicting a jump in demand by airlines for support services as the world’s fleets expand over the next 20 years, Airbus has created dedicated business units for maintenance, training, operations and upgrades.
Istanbul Chamber of Commerce has signed a letter of intent (LOI) at the Farnborough Airshow to buy 10 TRJ328s, the updated, re-engined version of the former Dornier 328 regional jet that Turkey intends to use as the basis of a commercial aircraft industry.
This year will see engine manufacturer CFM International set a record as it reaches several milestones in the introduction of the LEAP turbofan while the existing CFM56 hits what will probably be its high-water mark of production.
Air New Zealand has released its latest flight safety video. The Kiwi airline is famous for its fun videos and they are usually popular, but I have to say that I think they’ve produced a dud this time....More
GE Aviation and CFM International, the GE/Snecma joint venture, appeared to be the winners among aircraft engine manufacturers at the Farnborough Airshow in terms of quantity and value of orders, though Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce also secured significant engine orders during the event....More