Category Archives: World News

Emirates close to buying 30 Boeing 787 in fleet compromise deal

Emirates and Boeing (BA.N) are fine-tuning a deal that could see the Dubai carrier order around 30 787 Dreamliners as part of wider discussions about amending a separate order for 150 Boeing 777X jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Boeing 737 lost its status of the most popular airliner worldwide. Now it’s A-320

The Boeing 737 aircraft has lost the status of the best-selling passenger liner in the world, its place was taken by the A320 airliner of the European aircraft manufacturer named Airbus, Medusa writes.

Air Arabia signs $14 billion Airbus A320neo order

Sharjah-based Air Arabia on Monday announced a firm order for 120 Airbus A320neo-family jets in a deal worth around $14 billion, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the Dubai Airshow in suspense over dozens of tentative orders designed to fine-tune the world’s largest international airline network, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Qatar Airways signs $4 billion CFM engine order

Qatar Airways has placed a $4 billion jet engine order with CFM International to power its 50 Airbus A321neos, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Emirates says it ordered 50 Airbus A350 in a deal worth $16 billion

Emirates said on Monday it had placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350 jets worth $16 billion at list prices, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

Small Aviation – a global layout

The global fleet today has approximately 416 thousand aircraft. And most of it is represented by small aircraft. Small planes and helicopters are used to solve a whole range of problems. They fly where air travel is almost the only way to get from one point to another.

GAMA reports for Jan-Sep 2019

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has published industry results for the January – September 2019. According to the GAMA’s report, during the three quarters of 2019, the supply of piston aircraft and business jets increased, as compared to the same period in 2018, while the supply of turboprop aircraft and helicopters decreased.

Airbus may develop non-polluting aircraft by 2030

Airbus SE could potentially build an emission-free, 100-seat regional aircraft by the early 2030s, as the aviation industry speeds its response to mounting concern over air travel’s carbon footprint, according to the head of the planemaker’s new-product development arm.

Qantas Airlines breaks non-stop flight record

The plane of the Qantas Airlines, Australia, made the longest non-stop flight in history, having spent 19 hours and 19 minutes in the air, the air company said in its press release.