Aircraft & Engines en Gallery: World Events That Mattered the Most—July 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">A photo gallery of our most recent headlines in the news.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Manufacturers Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:57:00 +0000 215331 at This week's poll question: Will the Bombardier CSeries entry into service with Swiss International Air Lines trigger more orders? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 150px; height: 69px;" /></p> </div><div class="poll"><div class="text">Yes</div><div class="bar"><div style="width: 76%;" class="foreground"></div></div><div class="percent">76% <span class="votes">(29 votes)</span></div><div class="text">Maybe</div><div class="bar"><div style="width: 16%;" class="foreground"></div></div><div class="percent">16% <span class="votes">(6 votes)</span></div><div class="text">No</div><div class="bar"><div style="width: 8%;" class="foreground"></div></div><div class="percent">8% <span class="votes">(3 votes)</span></div><div class="total">Total voters: <em>38</em></div></div> Airframes Manufacturers Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:23:54 +0000 215321 at Tibet Airlines takes first A330 <div class="node-body article-body">Lhasa based Tibet Airlines has received its first widebody aircraft, an Airbus A330-200 with increased 242 tonne maximum take-off-weight (MTOW), following a handover in Toulouse, France. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:08:00 +0000 215291 at <p>Tibet Airlines A330-200</p> Airbus Construction begins on India’s new regional jet facility <div class="node-body article-body">Construction has begun on a new aircraft assembly plant in India to build an 80-seat regional commercial jet. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:58:00 +0000 215261 at Thomson Airways receives its first Boeing 787-9 <div class="node-body article-body">UK leisure operator Thomson Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, taking its total 787 fleet to 10 aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:52:00 +0000 215251 at <p>Thomson Airways 787-9</p> Boeing AerCap president sees continued strong demand on operating leases <div class="node-body article-body">Ireland-based lessor AerCap has experienced strong demand as low fuel prices have boosted airlines into record-making profits, creating a need for additional aircraft, according to AerCap president and CCO Philip Scruggs.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Leasing ATW Plus Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:01:00 +0000 215221 at Final report: TransAsia ATR 72-600 crash ‘could have been prevented’ <div class="node-body article-body">Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council (ASC) has concluded the TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 crash on Feb. 4, 2015 was caused by the crew shutting down the wrong Pratt & Whitney PW127 engine after a technical fault.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:00:00 +0000 215061 at <p>Emergency workers clear debris on Feb. 5, 2015, a day after the TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 crash in Taipei, Taiwan.</p> Getty Images/ChinaFotoPress Pratt & Whitney to base GTF MRO work in Columbus, Georgia <div class="node-body article-body">East Hartford, Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney will invest $65 million in its engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Georgia, to enable the facility to be the North American maintenance site for geared turbofan (GTF) engines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engines Daily News Manufacturers Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:31:00 +0000 215051 at EgyptAir MS804 data shows evidence of onboard fire <div class="node-body article-body">Initial evidence gleaned from the flight data recorder (FDR) of Egyptair flight MS804 indicates the Airbus A320 experienced smoke in two separate locations on the aircraft prior to its crash into the Mediterranean Sea.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:10:00 +0000 215011 at Flying the CSeries; it’s a full throated narrowbody, and that’s a problem <div class="node-body blog-body">Today I flew on a Bombardier CS100 directly after an aircraft was delivered to SWISS, marking the first delivery of the all-new CSeries aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:34:00 +0000 214981 at