The Airbus A330neo has been delivered to its first operator, TAP Portugal. The re-engined variant of Airbus’s best-selling wide-body is now soaring the skies with the Portuguese flag carrier. The plane’s most distinctive feature is, of course, its two massive
Transport accounts for roughly one-fifth of worldwide carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
Airbus has announced that it has successfully operated the first A380 flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on one of its engines. After the A350 and the A319neo, this is the third Airbus aircraft type to have achieved such
The CFM56 high-bypass turbofan aircraft engine made its first flight on a Caravelle flying testbed 45 years ago today in 1977. Despite initial export restrictions, the CFM56 is the most used turbofan aircraft engine in the world and comes in
MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the North Sea Aerial Navigation Company starts a passenger service between Leeds and Hounslow in 1919 using ex-military Blackburn RT.1s. the North Sea Aerial Navigation Company was a subsidiary of the British aircraft manufacturer, Blackburn Aircraft.
MIAMI — Air New Zealand has placed an order for eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, worth $2.7 billion at current list prices. The airline also chose General Electric’s GEnx-1B engines to power the new planes. According to the airline, the first
MIAMI — The first Airbus A350-1000 for British Airways has seen the sunlight at the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse, France. The aircraft rolled out of the airplane factory without its engines and only the tail painted in the
MIAMI — The first Airbus A350-1000 for Virgin Atlantic has seen the sunlight at the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse, France. The engine-less aircraft, carrying the manufacturing serial number MSN274, will bear the registration G-VLUX when delivered to the
MIAMI — If you’re booked with Norwegian Air to fly between London-Gatwick (LGW) and New York (JFK) over the next few weeks, you might be the lucky passenger who, instead of flying an old, Wamos Air Boeing 747-400, will be flying
MIAMI — The Airbus A380 has found a new home. Portuguese wet-lease operator, Hi Fly, has announced the acquisition of two former Singapore Airlines A380s, which the Asian carrier retired after ten years of operation. Singapore took delivery of its