Amazon Air Adds Ten Airbus A330 Freighters to its Fleet

Amazon Air, the cargo airline of Amazon.com, Inc. which operates exclusively for Amazon's parcel transportation business, has signed a lease agreement for ten converted to freighters (P2Fs) Airbus A330-300. The new aircraft will be added to the fleet that currently consists only of ATR and Boeing aircraft. In total, Amazon…

Join Us at Wings Over Illawarra

Across the globe, AirlineGeeks and you – our community – are joined by one love: the love of flight. That love takes many forms, from airlines to aerobatics. For this reason, we are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring one of Australia’s largest air shows – the annual Wings Over…

U.S. Senate Defense Bill Would Not Extend Boeing 737 MAX…

In late September Boeing disclosed that the company's intention was to get an extension to the December 31, 2022 deadline, when a new law would prevent it from certifying the -7 and -10 variants of the 737 MAX without the incorporation of an integrated warning system that would have enormous…

WestJet Announces Further Order For 42 Boeing 737 MAX 10s

Canada’s WestJet Group has announced an agreement to purchase 42 Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft with the option to purchase 22 more. The Calgary, Canada-based consortium operates WestJet and Swoop the ultra-low-cost carrier and already has orders for 23 aircraft from the Boeing MAX family. WestJet Group Chief Executive Officer…

Where Does the 737 MAX Stand in China: Carriers Wait…

Despite all the hype built up around the two COMAC C919s that flew from Shanghai to Beijing last week, the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) — the country's civil aviation regulator — did not award the plane its type certificate (TC) on Sept. 19. Regulators typically don't set target…

Regional Express Receives 7th 737 As Australian Industry Turmoil Continues

Australian regional airline Regional Express has made further headway in its growth by receiving its seventh Boeing 737-800NG. Rex, as the airline is more commonly known, made the announcement Aug. 31, after it took delivery of the aircraft the previous evening. Rex’s newest Boeing flew into Brisbane, Australia from Montpellier,…

Lufthansa Welcomes Its First Boeing 787 Aircraft

It has been a difficult few years for the American manufacturer Boeing: the significant issues that led to the grounding of the 737 MAX and, more recently, the delivery delays of the 787, as well as the development delays for the 777-9, have left the Seattle-based company to play catch-up…

Aeroflot To Renew Its Fleet With 300+ Russian-made Aircraft

Russian airline Aeroflot, which has most of its capital in the hands of the local government, has again talked about fleet renewal with more than three hundred planes produced in Russia. This time, the information came through a note from the Kremlin, after the meeting of the airline’s general director,…

Etihad Airways Boosts Flight Operations to U.S.

Etihad Airways plans to add 4 additional weekly flights between Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, starting in November. These additional flights will be flown on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. In response to the increased demand seen on this route, the carrier…