Ukrainian Airline SkyUp Takes Delivery of a New Boeing 737-800

Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines took delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 on Tuesday, becoming the tenth aircraft of this type to join its fleet. The airplane, with the manufacturer’s serial number (MSN) 40249, completed its first flight in July 2011. From August of that year, it operated for FlyDubai and in…

Flair Airlines Grows Presence in Mexico

On Wednesday, Canadian low-cost carrier, Flair Airlines announced a new non-stop service to Cancun from Toronto, further strengthening its presence in Mexico. Flair will initially operate the route twice-weekly, with service beginning November 3. Airfare for the particular route starts at $109 CAD. “We’re delighted to add an additional route…

The Boeing 737-200 And the Start of the Jet Age…

Lately, aviation enthusiasts have rarely seen Boeing 737-200 aircraft — easy to notice with a distinctive engine shape — crossing the Indonesian archipelago. The reason is that many national airlines have stopped operating these aircraft, among them Sriwijaya Air. The airline, owned by Chandra Lie, was recorded to have operated…

Regional Express Expanding Operations

Australian regional airline Regional Express (Rex) is set to continue its domestic expansion, adding new routes formerly operated by Virgin Australia, entering new Air Ambulance contracts, and even contributing 1 million Australian dollars to areas affected by the recent floods in both Queensland and New South Wales - this in…

China Eastern Boeing 737-800 Crashes in Southern China

Editors Note: This is a developing story. We will provide updates as more information becomes available. On the afternoon of March 21, a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 flying domestically from Kunming to Guangzhou crashed in a mountainous of Southern China. According to official sources, the aircraft had 123 passengers and…

Arajet Signs for 35 Boeing 737 MAX, Becomes First North…

Boeing and Dominican Republic-based Arajet announced that the Caribbean airline has ordered 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and an option to purchase an additional 15 aircraft. The order is the largest deal ever placed by a Caribbean airline and will be the first customer for the Boeing 737-8-200 in the…

Malaysia Airlines Finalizes Leases for 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

Under a contract with Air Lease Corporation (ALC), Malaysia Airlines will get 25 new Boeing 737 MAX 8s from its order book. The purchase, which comes from Malaysia Airlines' order book with Boeing, will enable the carrier to take possession of new aircraft and continue to pursue its strategic objectives…

Each Boeing 787 Dreamliner Produced Will Have to Be Individually…

Usually, the issue of an airworthiness certificate for a specific aircraft is a task delegated to the manufacturer, which the certifying body — the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. or European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in the European Union — then approves. However, Boeing will no longer be…

Avelo Marks 100 Days of New Haven Operations

Houston-headquartered Avelo Airlines celebrated 100 days of operations from Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven Airport this week. The airlines launched service to the small airport in southern Connecticut on Nov. 3 and currently runs six routes to cities across the East Coast. New Haven serves as the airline's base for the coast,…