Dassault Aviation today announced that the company’s new flagship, the ultra-long range Falcon 8X, successfully completed its first flight a little more than one month after rollout. Link
WICHITA, Kan., February 2, 2015 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced an order from the U.S. Civil Air Patrol (CAP) for 21 new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft, the latest in a relationship spanning 40 years. CAP, a federally chartered non-profit organization and designated by…
WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 29, 2015 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today celebrated the roll out of the first production Citation Latitude at the company’s Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility, just three years since being announced to the market. The assembly of the Latitude features a variety…
A £220 million project to expand London City Airport has been given the go-ahead, that will enable the airport to operate up to a permitted 111,000 annual flights, from the 70,000 currently flying.
SAVANNAH, Georgia, January 21, 2015 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s service center in Sorocaba, Brazil, recently received Part 145 approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The approval allows Gulfstream Brazil technicians to perform maintenance on most U.S.-registered Gulfstream aircraft models. Link
Dassault completed maiden flight test of its new ultra long range Falcon 8X business jet. Link
If you need to own the smallest tri-jet in production, you should seriously consider this new Falcon from Dassault. The 900LX variation on the French-built corporate jet beautifully incorporates high-mach blended winglets, creating quite possibly the most versatile aircraft in the world. Link
Airline livery is generally more design than art, but Icelandair sought to change that, commissioning artists to recreate one of the most stunning natural visuals in the world on its Boeing 757. Link
A UPS Mc Donnell Douglas MD-11, with registration N283UP preforming freight flight 5X-752 from Louisville,KY to Dallas DFW with two crew. The aircraft was enroute at FL380 about 90 NM WSW of Little Rock when the crew reported fumes in the cockpit. Link
American Airlines and Korean Air have signed an agreement to begin codesharing. Pending regulatory approval, Korean Air will place its code on American Airlines flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Incheon International Airport in Seoul, South Korea.
Etihad Airways has appointed Linda Celestino as the airline’s Vice President Guest Services. Ms Celestino has more than 25 years’ experience in the airline industry having held senior positions in her native Australia and the Middle East, as well as being President of the New York-based Airline Passenger Experience Association.