China’s first low cost carrier, Spring Airlines, expands fleet to fifty Airbus A320’s. Based in Shanghai, Spring Airlines has been...
China’s first low cost carrier, Spring Airlines, expands fleet to fifty Airbus A320’s. Based in Shanghai, Spring Airlines has been operating Airbus aircraft since July 2005. The aircraft, the 210th A320 Family aircraft assembled at the Airbus Tianjin Final Assembly Line, is powered by CFM 56 engines and is configured... Read more
Embraer has delivered the first of 60 firm order E175 jets to American Airlines, under the contract signed between the two companies in December 2013. The contract also included options for another 90 E175s, taking the total order potential to 150 aircraft. American Airlines selected Compass Airlines, a wholly... Read more
Avianca Holdings S.A. has signed for 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. Avianca will base its fleet renewal strategy on the A320neo Family. “After a thorough technical evaluation, we selected the A320neo Family for its excellent fuel efficiency, reliability and comfort,” said Fabio Villegas Ramirez, Avianca Chief Executive Officer. “These... Read more
Following the nomination of Didier Evrard as Airbus Executive Vice-President, Programmes, in December 2014, the following top management appointments are effective as of March 1st 2015: Patrick Piedrafita, currently Head of the A330 Family Programme, is appointed Head of the A350 XWB Programme. In this new role, Patrick Piedrafita... Read more
At the Boeing-Embraer Joint Research Center in the São José dos Campos Technology Park, the companies will coordinate and co-fund research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research will focus on technologies that address gaps in creating a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil, such as feedstock production,... Read more