First flight for Gulfstream G500
The all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 successfully completed its first flight from Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, the global headquarters of...
Spring Airlines takes delivery of another A320 – takes fleet to 50
China’s first low cost carrier, Spring Airlines, expands fleet to fifty Airbus A320’s. Based in Shanghai, Spring Airlines has been...
2014 a good year for Cirrus – best since ’08
Cirrus Aircraft have announced that it shipped 308 new aircraft in 2014, a 12% increase over 2013. The SR22 is...
Cessna unveils a mockup of the Cessna Denali, the all new single engine turboprop at Oshkosh
“The Cessna Denali will enter the market as the superior aircraft in its segment,” said Kriya Shortt, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, Textron Aviation. “The Denali is already garnering interest and commitments because of its winning combination of features, including class-leading performance and ownership costs, as well as... Read more
First flight for Gulfstream G500
The all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 successfully completed its first flight from Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, the global headquarters of Gulfstream on May 18th. It is the first of two jets to begin flight tests, and is part of Gulfstream’s new family of large-cabin, long-range aircraft that also includes the clean-sheet... Read more
Spring Airlines takes delivery of another A320 – takes fleet to 50
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
2014 a good year for Cirrus – best since ’08
Cirrus Aircraft have announced that it shipped 308 new aircraft in 2014, a 12% increase over 2013. The SR22 is still ruling the pack, maintaning its position as the best-selling airplane it its segment for the 12th year in a row. Cirrus Aircraft has now delivered over 5,800 new aircraft and the... Read more
Egypt orders 24 Rafale combat jets from Dassault Aviation in a €5bn deal
Egypt have ordered 24 Rafale combat jets from Dassault Aviation, in a deal worth €5bn euros (£3.7bn; $5.7bn). “I would like to thank the highest Egyptian authorities for this strategic and historic partnership. Dassault Aviation will be equal to the faith that they have placed in us yet again”, declared Eric... Read more
Embraer Executive Jets delivers first Legacy 500 in Australia
Embraer Executive Jets today announced the delivery of the new Legacy 500 midsize jet to an undisclosed customer, based in North Queensland, Australia. The aircraft will be used primarily for business purposes, and the purchase was negotiated by Norris Aviation Services Australia, on behalf of the buyer. The Legacy... Read more
NetJets purchase another 10 Embraer Phenom 300 business aircrafts
​Embraer delivers the first of 60 E-Jet’s to American Airlines
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
Qantas introduce Bid Now upgrades to frequent flyers in online bidding system
Qantas Frequent Flyers can now request upgrades via a new online, invitation-only, bidding system. Bid Now Upgrades, to be gradually introduced across the Qantas network from this week, allows invited Frequent Flyers booked in Economy and Premium Economy to make an offer for a Business upgrade using a combination... Read more
British Airways poll reveals why Women don’t apply to fly