UIA Retires its Last Boeing 737-300

On November 8, as part of its fleet renewal programme, Ukraine International Airlines’ (UIA) last Boeing 737-300, UR-GBD, operated its final flight under UIA’s call … More ››

First Airbus A330-800 Development Aircraft Completes Maiden flight

The first A330-800 development aircraft to fly, MSN1888, has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac (TLS) after successfully completing its first flight which lasted four hours and four … More ››

Airbus’ A220 Embarks on a World Demonstration Tour

Airbus has announced that it will fly an airBaltic A220-300 new generation single aisle aircraft, to five cities in four countries as part of a … More ››

More Embraer 175s for American Airlines

Embraer and American Airlines have signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets configured with 76 seats. The contract value is US$705 million, based on … More ››

Air New Zealand Takes Delivery of its First A321neo

Air New Zealand has become a new operator of the A321neo, following the delivery of its first aircraft at the weekend. In total, Air New … More ››

First Airbus A380 Service for Hamburg Airport

Emirates has launched the first scheduled commercial A380 service into Hamburg Airport (IATA: HAM). The inaugural Emirates A380 flight, flown by Hamburg-born Captain Hauke Smid … More ››

Delta Air Lines Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A220 

On October 26, Airbus welcomed Delta Air Lines as the first US carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft.  On hand for the delivery … More ››

Airbus and China Airlines Present A350-900 With Special Joint Livery

Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its newest A350-900 aircraft, which features a unique joint livery that combines the airline’s distinctive plum blossom … More ››

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 to Juneyao Airlines

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Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on October 19.  It is also the first widebody commercial jet operated by a … More ››

Heathrow Offers Free Landings to the UK’s First Electric Aeroplane

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced that the first electric-hybrid aircraft will not have to pay Heathrow’s landing charges for an entire year when it is … More ››