With the entire aviation industry suffering from a lack of demand for travel due to COVID-19, airlines are finding ways to slim down expenses and survive for the long-run. For Delta, one of their solutions is retiring its fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft. The airline
International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways, is committing to a purchase of up to 42 Boeing 777X aircraft, with 18 of them being firm commitments. The purchase is valued at approximately $18.6 billion at list prices. Once finalized, it will appear
Comair Limited has received their first Boeing 737 MAX 8. The airline currently has a total of eight 737 MAX 8 aircraft on order. Comair offers airline services in South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Indian Ocean islands. The market is projected to grow, with Boeing
Bamboo Airways has confirmed an order of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The order is valued at $3 billion with list prices. With the Dreamliner, Bamboo will be able to connect Vietnam with a wide variety of destinations, including Asia, Europe, and North America. The order
Vietjet, a Vietnamese airline, has announced an order for an additional 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Based on list prices, the order is valued at approximately $12.7 billion. The carrier now has a total of 200 MAX aircraft ordered, with the initial 100 being made
Effective February 25, new regulations have been posted in the Federal Register pertaining ID markings for drones. An FAA-issued registration number will be required to be displayed on an outside surface. There is no requirement of a specific location on the external surface for the
The first agreement between Boeing and an African airline, Boeing is offering solutions to Royal Air Maroc to help streamline operations. With a suite of AnalytX crew solutions, the airline will be able to have better efficiency in planning and operations. Benefits include crew pairing,
Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways have made an agreement to help maintain the airline’s fleet of Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with landing gear services. Uzbekistan Airways is the flag carrier for the Republic of Uzbekistan. Boeing will provide a service that provides landing gear exchanges when needed.
The Taoyuan Pilots Union in Taiwan has started a strike against China Airlines, prompting the Taiwan-based airline to cancel some international flights. Currently, the airlines operations out of Taipei Songshan Airport (RCSS) and Taichung Airport (RCMQ) have not been impacted. The strike comes during the
The first Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker for Altus Air Force Base (AFB) in Oklahoma has been delivered from Seattle. The delivery marks the fifth aircraft for the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The first four KC-46 tankers were delivered in January to McConnell AFB in Kansas.