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An Embraer E190-E2 at the Paris Air Show (Photo: Marc Lacoste [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons)

Boeing is Buying a Lot More than Embraer E2 Jets

A few days after Airbus formally took possession of Bombardier's CSeries product line, aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Embraer announced that they have finally signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that formalizes the partnership between the two companies. By the end of 2019, Boeing will keep 80 percent of the commercial aviation division of Embraer. On the surface, the agreement is quite similar to the one that Airbus and Bombardier signed a few months ago and completed just this week. Taking…

Sun Country Airlines Announces New Changes Following Low-Cost Restructuring

Sun Country Airlines’ President and CEO Jude Bricker announced in an email on Wednesday the airline’s newest cabin changes following the restructuring of the airline with a low-cost business model. The shift from Sun Country’s traditional full-service model comes 6-months following the sale of the Minnesota-based airline to Apollo Global…

Lufthansa Shows Off New Livery Prior to Highly-Anticipated Unveiling Event

It is hard to keep a secret as big as a 747. Last week, a few pictures were leaked and German carrier Lufthansa had no choice but to go with the flow; its livery redesign was exposed and caused mixed emotions amongst aviation enthusiasts and the general public. https://twitter.com/lufthansaNews/status/959715355211034624 After years…

American Quietly Adds Polished Aluminum Retro Livery to a Boeing…

American's polished aluminum livery, also known as the "tri-color" design, has been a fan favorite among customers and employees since its debut in the late 1960s. The livery, featuring a polished aluminum fuselage, red, white, and blue bars along the length of the aircraft, and "AA" stenciled on the tail,…

A Week of New Orders and Milestone Deliveries for Airbus

With new orders and completed deliveries, Toulouse-based aircraft manufacturer Airbus has seen its share of success this week. China Southern Places Order for A350XWB Aircraft Guangzhou, China-based China Southern signed an agreement with the airplane manufacturer for 20 A350-900XWB aircraft, making it one of the latest carriers to purchase this…