China Airlines Signs Firm Order for 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Dark/Light Mode (30/09/22)  China Airlines has finalized an order with Boeing for up to 24 Dreamliners, as the carrier invests in the fuel-efficient widebody to expand passenger and cargo operations. The deal includes a firm order for 16 of the longest range 787-9 with options for eight additional jets. “We are excited to introduce the… Continue reading China Airlines Signs Firm Order for 16 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

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Virgin Atlantic Updates Gender Identity Policy

Dark/Light Mode (03/10/22)  Virgin Atlantic has updated its gender identity policy, giving crew, pilots and ground staff the option to choose which uniform best represents them – no matter their gender, gender identity or gender expression. This means that LGBTQ+ staff at Virgin Atlantic will be able to choose either the red or burgundy uniform,… Continue reading Virgin Atlantic Updates Gender Identity Policy

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ESV Uses Digital Bridge Forum to Showcase Experimental Space Module

Dark/Light Mode (30/09/22)  Eurasian Space Ventures (ESV) showcased an experimental space module at the Digital Bridge 2022 Forum in Astana, Kazakhstan earlier this week. The ground-based experimental complex is one of the compartments of the space station in which researchers will conduct experiments. “The purpose of creating the module is to simulate the main features… Continue reading ESV Uses Digital Bridge Forum to Showcase Experimental Space Module

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WestJet Orders 42 Boeing 737-10s

Dark/Light Mode (30/09/22)  WestJet has ordered 42 Boeing 737-10s with options for an additional 22 jets. The 737-10 will enable the Canadian carrier to undertake an ambitious network expansion and help meet its long-term sustainability goals. As Boeing’s largest and most efficient single-aisle jet, the 737-10 seats up to 230 passengers with a range of… Continue reading WestJet Orders 42 Boeing 737-10s

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Bombardier Celebrates Grand Opening of Melbourne Service Centre

Dark/Light Mode (30/09/22)  Bombardier has celebrated the grand opening of its Melbourne Service Centre at Essendon Fields Airport in Australia. Customers at the new Melbourne Service Centre will benefit from a variety of service options, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications, avionics installations and AOG support for Bombardier’s dynamic family of aircraft – including the… Continue reading Bombardier Celebrates Grand Opening of Melbourne Service Centre

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China Airlines Unveils A321neo Pikachu Jet

Dark/Light Mode (29/09/22)  China Airlines has formally unveiled its Pikachu Jet, the first Pokmon liveried aircraft in Taiwan and the most colorful livery in the airline’s history. The A321neo livery took 21 days to apply and 36 different types of paint were used. Eleven Pokmon characters are featured, including Pikachu flying through the sky with… Continue reading China Airlines Unveils A321neo Pikachu Jet

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Worldwide Flight Services to Become Wholly Owned Subsidiary of SATS

Dark/Light Mode (29/09/22)  SATS, a leading provider of aviation services in Asia, has reached an agreement to acquire Worldwide Flight Services, one of the world’s largest air cargo handlers, from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management. The combination creates a global air cargo platform with a network of stations across Asia, the Americas and Europe.… Continue reading Worldwide Flight Services to Become Wholly Owned Subsidiary of SATS

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Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam in 2023

Dark/Light Mode (29/09/22)  Virgin Atlantic has confirmed that it will join SkyTeam in early 2023. Virgin will become SkyTeam’s first and only UK-based member airline, enhancing the alliance’s transatlantic network with services to and from Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester Airport (MAN). Virgin Atlantic customers will benefit from a seamless customer experience to more than 1,000… Continue reading Virgin Atlantic to Join SkyTeam in 2023

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Royal Thai Navy Orders Hermes 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft

Dark/Light Mode (29/09/22)  Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract valued at US$120 million to supply Hermes 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and training capabilities to the Royal Thai Navy. The contract will be performed over a three-year period. Under the contract, Elbit Systems will provide the Royal Thai Navy with Hermes 900 Maritime… Continue reading Royal Thai Navy Orders Hermes 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft

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