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FIA 2018: Boeing lands major deal with Volga-Dnepr

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July 17, 2018 Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding has signed an agreement to acquire 29 Boeing 777 Freighters, confirmed an order for five more Boeing 747-8 Freighters, the purchase of a crew pairing solution, and an agreement to work together on future projects. The group is one of the largest 747 freighter operators, and it wanted […]

AEI to supply Aeronaves with four more CRJ200SFs

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July 17, 2018 Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has signed a contract with Mexico-based Aeronaves to provide it with an additional four CRJ200SF freighter conversions. The first CRJ200 will start undergoing modification in September, with redelivery scheduled for January 2019. The second, third and fourth will follow in March, July and December of 2019. Commercial Jet’s Dothan, […]

Brazil’s Embraer snags $1.1 billion order from United Airlines

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July 16, 2018 Embraer SA has signed a firm order with United Airlines for twenty-five 70-seat E175 jets, the Brazilian plane maker said on Monday, providing a boost to the company shortly after JetBlue Airways Corp opted to replace its fleet of Embraer jets with ones made by Airbus SE. Under the contract, worth $1.1 billion […]

China’s Sichuan Airlines orders 10 Airbus A350 jets

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July 16, 2018 European planemaker Airbus said on Monday that China’s Sichuan Airlines had ordered 10 Airbus A350 XWB jets, confirming a deal struck earlier this year. The order, announced at the Farnborough Airshow, is worth around $3.2 billion at list prices. Source: (Reuters)

Boeing, United Airlines announce order for four 787 dreamliners

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July 16, 2018 United Airlines said on Monday it would buy four new Boeing Co 787-9 widebody aircraft, a deal valued at about $1.1 billion at current list prices. The United deal was finalized earlier this year and listed as unidentified on Boeing’s orders backlog, United said, adding that it expects to take delivery of […]

Romanian airline Tarom, Boeing announce 737 purchase, leasing deal

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July 16, 2018 Boeing Co. and Romanian state-owned airline Tarom said on Monday they had reached a deal over the purchase of five 737 MAX 8 aircraft and a leasing agreement for two 737-800 aircraft. Some of the planes would be delivered around 2023, Tarom said Source: (Reuters)

DHL Express orders 14 Boeing 777 Freighters

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July 16, 2018 Boeing has kicked off the Farnborough Airshow by signing a deal to supply DHL Express with 14 Boeing 777 Freighters, with the option for an additional seven. The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in 2019, and DHL says that while the aircraft will not increase capacity, they will significantly reduce costs, […]

Qatar Airways confirms order for five 777 Freighters

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July 16, 2018 Qatar Airways has finalised an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters in a deal signed at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. The deal is worth $1.7 billion at list prices, and will add to Qatar Airways’ existing Boeing freighter fleet of 13 777s and two 747-8s. The announcement was attended by the […]

Aerospace helps Antonov revenue grow 42%

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July 16, 2018 Revenue at Antonov Airlines has grown 42% in the first five months of 2018 with aerospace being one of the key sectors. The carrier’s growth, with follows an 81 per cent increase in revenue in 2017, is the result of its strategic partnership with Dreamlifts Limited and the establishment of its UK […]

Amerijet moves to indexed fuel surcharge model

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July 13, 2018 Amerijet vice president sales and marketing, Derry Huff (pictured) has revealed that the airline will transition its fuel surcharge calculation method to an indexed model in order to more accurately follow the fuel markets. Huff says: “This will provide both Amerijet and our customers a fair and transparent methodology which will rise […]