Category Archives: Geen categorie

Air India receives first A320neo

Air India is the latest airline receiving the Airbus A320neo. It has taken delivery of the first of fourteen aircraft leased from ALAFCO Aviation Lease And Finance Company (Kuwait). The delivery is also the first A320neo for ALAFCO, from an order for 85 A320neo Family aircraft. Air India already operates 66 A320 Family aircraft. The […]

Boeing becomes 100 today

Today is Boeing Day. Exactly a century ago, on 15 July 2015, William Boeing, owner of the Heath’s shipyard in Seattle, founded a new company. It was named ‘Pacific Aero Products Co’ and renamed ‘Boeing Airplane Company’ in 1917. The company started building seaplanes, mailplanes and fighters. Boeing’s first dedicated passenger aircraft was the three-engine, […]

Embraer rolls out first E-190 E2

Embraer has officially rolled out the first new generation E-Jet aircraft today, 25 February 2017, an E-190 E2, at its headquarters in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil. The E-190 E2 is the first member of Embraer’s E-Jets E2 aircraft family, which is powered by two Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1900G Geared Turbofan (GTF) […]

CS100 receives certification

After years of delays, Bombardier has received its Transport Canada type certification for the new CS100 airliner on 18 December 2015. The testing programme included more than 3,000 flight test hours. Obtaining the type certificate for the CS100 aircraft paves the way for the delivery and entry into service of the CS100 aircraft with first […]

Metrojet A321 crashes in Sinai

An Airbus A321, operated by the Russian airline MetroJet on flight 7K-9268, has crashed in the Sinai desert today. The aircraft departed Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) and had as destination St. Petersburg. After reaching cruise altitude it disappeared from the radar. The accident happened shortly after 6:17 local time (4:17 GMT). The airline is also known […]

First A330-200 for Tunisair

Tunisair has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330-200 on 9 June. The airline is a new operator of this aircraft type. The aircraft, registered TS-IFM and named ‘Tunis’, joins the airline’s existing fleet comprising four Airbus A319s, seventeen A320s, two Boeing 737-500s and seven 737-600s. The A330 has 24 seats in business class and […]