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AirAsia X celebrating the new aircraft type (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Pablo Diaz)

AirAsia X Reaffirms Its Commitment to the Airbus A330neo, Places Additional Orders

A quick-spreading rumor flew through the Airbus Media Chalet at Farnborough International Airshow Thursday morning: Air Asia was going to expand its current A330-900 order, which will position the company as the largest customer for the variant. A few minutes before HiFly's A380 reached Farnborough, AirAsia Co-Founder and AirAsia X Group Chief Executive Officer Kamarudin Meranun, Chairman of AirAsia X Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Eric Schulz gathered in a conference room for an expected announcement.…

Qatar Airways Displays Six Aircraft and Unveils New Executive Jet…

Qatar Airways has a dominating presence at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow with six aircraft on display, including the showpiece Airbus A350-1000, a Boeing 777-300ER, a Qatar Cargo Boeing 747-8F, a JetSuiteX Embraer E-135 (of which Qatar Airways is a minority shareholder) and an Air Italy Boeing 737 MAX (of…

U.K. Aviation Enthusiasts Anxiously Await Upcoming Events

Aviation enthusiasts will be converging in the U.K. this July as two massive events are coincidentally scheduled within a week of each other. The Royal International Air Tattoo is first on the calendar, with plans to be held from July 13 - 15 at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. The airfield is…

2018 ILA Airshow Berlin Recap

Last week, the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show returned to the Berlin ExpoCentre Airport, located on the southwest corner of the new, yet to open, Brandenburg Airport. Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace (ILA) saw over 180,000 people visit during the five-day exhibition, which started on Wednesday, April 25 and lasted through…

Farnborough Round-Up: Day 4

Thursday ended as being the quietest day of the week in terms of airline announcements at Farnborough International. The weather turned out to be an improvement compared to the last three days, allowing many of those eligible to turn up on the trade days to have a good look around…

Farnborough Round-Up: Day 1

This week sees the world renowned Farnborough International Airshow lifting off into the aviation atmosphere where a week-long event sees a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defense industries with a public airshow. Cited as one of the most important events on the aviation calendar, it's a platform allowing an opportunity…