Air International 2018-07
An upcoming need to replace ageing midsize airliners, such as this Delta Air Lines Boeing 767, photographed on approach to London Heathrow, could become one of the key battlegrounds in the commercial aircraft market.
MORE BOEING 787 Dreamliners are to be used for the low-cost long-haul niche after Japan Airlines (JAL) announced a plan to set up a new business unit in the market.
Rolls-Royce has developed the Pearl engine rated at 15,100lb thrust specifically for the Global 5500 and 6500.
Bombardier Business Aircraft President and CEO David Coleal with the Global 6500.
Bombardier surprised the business aviation community with the launch of the Global 5500 and 6500 aircraft.
Legacy 450 N801EE photographed at Avalon in Australia. This model is priced at $16.6 million and capable of carrying up to eight passengers.
Embraer set a world speed record with its Legacy 450 business aircraft, flying between Portland, Maine, and Farnborough in the UK on March 7, 2018, in six hours and five minutes and at an average speed of 521.89 mph.
Heliswiss International AS332C1 Super Puma HB-XVY visited Elstree in May 2018 to lift heavy power equipment for installation in a London building.
AIRBUS RECENTLY added five new operators to the A320neo (new engine option) operator base after Iberia, Jazeera Airways, Loong Air, Philippine Airlinesand Royal Brunei Airlines received their first A320neo or A321neo.
The first ACH130 delivered since the launch of Airbus Corporate Helicopters in 2017 has been acquired by an un-named customer but will be operated by Monaco's Monacair.
EmbraerX's eVTOL concept is the first of several the company is working on, together with companies like Uber, to explore the future urban air taxi role.