ALERT China is closing its airspace to Russian re-registered aircraft

The Chinese Civil Aviation Authority (CAAC) is prohibiting Russian Boeing and Airbus aircraft, which foreign leasing companies own, from flying through or landing in its airspace. Western leasing companies that have terminated their contracts with Russian airlines due to the sanctions imposed on the country own a large portion of Russia’s comercial airline fleet. Airlines…

Norwegian Air to purchase 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Norwegian Air has reached an agreement in principle with Boeing for a recommitment to purchase 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.The agreement also includes options for an additional 30 aircraft. The 50 aircraft are due to be delivered between 2025 and 2028, at a schedule closely corresponding to current aircraft lease expirations. This entails a…