Planes

Lufthansa Retires Its Oldest Airbus A320

May 28, 2019 Pablo Diaz

Lufthansa announced on Tuesday that it is retiring its oldest A320 aircraft. The airplane, an Airbus A320-211 with registration D-AIPA, operated for the German carrier for almost 30 years and departed Frankfurt on Tuesday to

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Vistara Acquires ex-Jet Airways Boeing 737s

May 26, 2019 Hemal Gosai

In the continued gutting of Jet Airways, it has now been announced that Indian carrier Vistara will be leasing four Boeing 737-800 aircraft that originally belonged to Jet Airways. This is an attempt to grow

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The Looming Chinese Threat to Airbus and Boeing

May 5, 2019 Hemal Gosai

Earlier this week Canadian company Bombardier made an announcement that it was selling off subdivisions in Belfast, Ireland and Morocco. A plan to further consolidate Bombardier aerospace activities into Bombardier Aviation. While an asset sale

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Embraer E195-E2 Gains Type Certification

April 16, 2019 Pablo Diaz

At a ceremony held on Monday at the company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional

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Planes Are Flying Longer but Not Faster

April 14, 2019 Hemal Gosai

New technology developed by incumbent aircraft manufacturing giants Boeing and Airbus are pushing aircraft farther and farther. Singapore to Newark, currently the world’s longest flight by distance, clocks in at 17 to 18 hours nonstop.

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