Archive | April, 2016

The China Easter order for 20 aircraft  Airbus has recorded 803 firm orders for the A350 XWB from 43 customers

China Eastern Orders 20 A350-900 airliners

China Eastern Airlines orders 20 Airbus A350 XWB 29 April 2016 China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft. “The introduction of the latest generation A350 XWB aircraft demonstrates that the partnership between China Eastern Airlines and Airbus has embarked […]

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Many of Delta’s A321s will be delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama

Delta Announces Order For 37 A321ceo

Delta places order with Airbus for 37 A321 aircraft 29 April 2016 Atlanta, Georgia–based Delta Air Lines has placed an order for 37 A321ceo aircraft. This order follows previous Delta orders for the Current Engine Option version of the largest Airbus A320 Family member in 2013 and 2014. Delta took delivery of its first A321 […]

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The first two of the Royal Thai Navy's five H145M helicopters were handed over in Germany on 29 April

First Two H145M Helicopters Delivered To Thai Navy

Airbus Helicopters hands over first two H145M to Royal Thai Navy 29 April 2016 With today´s successful technical acceptance, Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of five lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy. This marks an important milestone in the H145M programme on its way to the final acceptance […]

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Philippine Airlines has ratified a Memorandum of Understanding signed at the Singapore Airshow for six A350-900 aircraft, with options on six more

Philippine Airlines Finalises A350 Order

Philippine Airlines finalises order for the A350 XWB 29 April 2016 Philippine Airlines (PAL) has finalised a purchase agreement with Airbus covering the firm order of six A350-900s, plus six options. The contract firms up a Memorandum of Understanding announced earlier this year during the Singapore Airshow. The A350 XWB will become the flagship of […]

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Delta orders 75 firm CS100 aircraft with options for 50 more CS100 aircraf

Delta Orders Up To 125 C Series Aircraft

Delta Air Lines and Bombardier sign C Series order for up to 125 aircraft 28 April 2016 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Delta Air Lines announced today that the parties have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of 75 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 50 CS100 aircraft. The airline may elect […]

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A Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion aircraft flies above a Royal New Zealand Air Force AP-3K Orion aircraft over the South China Sea during Exercise Bersama Shield 16.

Bersama Shield Concludes

Five Powers exercise Bersama Shield concludes in Malaysia and Singapore 29 April 2016 Australian Defence Force personnel have completed the annual Exercise Bersama Shield in Malaysia, Singapore and the South China Sea. The multilateral training activity is part of a long-running series of exercises aimed at enhancing the interoperability of the Five Power Defence Arrangements […]

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This is the first time in 13 years Qantas Pilots have worn a new uniform
 It follows the all-new cabin crew uniform, which was introduced in 2013.

Qantas Unveils New Pilots Uniforms

New Qantas pilots uniforms on show 29 April 2016 Qantas today unveiled the latest pilot uniform for its almost 3,000 domestic, international and regional pilots. Created by Australian fashion designer Martin Grant, the navy suit is modern and sleek, with nostalgic design features linking back to the first Qantas pilot uniforms from the 1930s. Qantas […]

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Korea purchased four Global Hawks under a foreign military sales procurement with the US government in December 2014

First Korean Parts For Global Hawk

Korean manufacturers deliver first Global Hawk components 28 April 2016 The partnership between Northrop Grumman and the Korean defence industry achieved another milestone in April with the completion of the first two component orders on the Republic of Korea Global Hawk Program. This (northern) spring, Korean Jig and Fixture (KJF) delivered build-to-print aerospace grade precision […]

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