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Avolon Delivers 5 Boeing 737-8 MAX Aircraft to Akasa Air

Avolon’s first lease deal with India’s newest airline. Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces it has completed the delivery of 5 new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft to Akasa Air, India’s newest airline. Delivery of the aircraft commenced in December 2022 and was completed in January 2023. This sale and leaseback transaction is Avolon’s first […]

Government joins industry to fund programme that inspires state school students to explore careers in aviation and aerospace  

The Department for Transport joins Boeing, British Airways, and the William Gibbs Trust to fund a programme that aims to inspire, enable, and support state school students into aviation, aerospace, and space.  The Air League, the charity that changes lives through aviation, aerospace, and space, has today announced a major funding grant by the Department […]

Boeing, Atlas Air Celebrate Delivery of Final 747, an Airplane that Transformed Aviation and Global Air Travel

Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide joined thousands of people – including current and former employees as well as customers and suppliers – to celebrate the delivery of the final 747 to Atlas, bringing to a close more than a half century of production. Boeing employees who designed and built the first 747, known as the […]

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing Partner to Transport Humanitarian Aid Aboard New 737 MAX jets

Global Ethiopian Diaspora Action Group, Noble Humanitarian Missions, and Ethiopian Institute of Resilience and Climate Change provided medical supplies Open Hearts Big Dreams provided books to improve literacy rates in country The humanitarian supplies were carried to Ethiopia aboard three 737 MAX jets Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have again partnered to bring humanitarian aid to […]

Silk Way West Airlines orders GE Aerospace engines to power its fleet

Above image: Kathy Mackenzie, President and CEO, Commercial Engine Operations at GE Aerospace (left), with Zaur Akhundov, President of Silk Way Group, at the signing ceremony. Image Source: GE Aerospace Silk Way West Airlines has signed an order with GE Aerospace for a total of 16 GE9X and GE90 engines to power its new fleet […]

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Three New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft with Air Astana

Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) have announced long-term lease placements for three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft with Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan. The aircraft are scheduled to deliver to Air Astana beginning in early 2025 through spring 2026 from ALC’s order book with Boeing. “We are pleased to announce this lease placement for […]

Boeing Forecast: Latin America and Caribbean Fleet to Nearly Double Over Next 20 Years

Demand for 2,240 new airplanes; single-aisle airplanes comprise over 90% of demand through 2041 Region outpacing global air traffic recovery 20-year demand for commercial aviation services valued at $165 billion Latin America’s geography and demographics are key factors in industry growth With Latin American air travel outpacing the industry’s global recovery, the region’s commercial fleet […]

Boeing and Cargolux finalize 777-8 Freighter order

Last week Boeing and Cargolux finalized an order of 10 777-8 Freighters with options for six additional airplanes, with a signing ceremony at Cargolux’s headquarters in Luxembourg. The selection of Boeing’s newest freighter was previously announced at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow as Cargolux’s preferred choice as the replacement for its 747-400 Freighter fleet. The […]

China Airlines Finalizes Landmark Order for Up to 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE:BA) and China Airlines announced they have finalized an order for up to 24 787 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, a landmark purchase that will […]