GECAS to convert 30 more 737-800s into freighters

By Linda Blachly Jun 21, 2017
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) plans to convert a further 30 Boeing 737-800s into freighters.
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Emirates interested in A380plus …with caveats

By Alan Dron Jun 21, 2017
Emirates Airline is interested in the package of proposed improvements unveiled at the Paris Air Show this week for the Airbus A380, but president Tim Clark is keen that Airbus should find more operators to ensure the program’s survival.
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AerCap to lease two 737 MAXs to Italian leisure carrier

By Mark Nensel Jun 21, 2017
AerCap will lease two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to Italian leisure carrier Neos, with delivery expected in 2019, the Dublin-based lessor said at the Paris Air Show June 21.
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Emirates chief hopeful for laptop ban solution

By Alan Dron Jun 21, 2017
Emirates Airline president Tim Clark is optimistic the US ban on large personal electronic devices (PEDs) in carry-on baggage on routes from Middle East airports to the US will be resolved.
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Donghai Airlines to convert 10 737 MAXs to -10 variant

By Mark Nensel Jun 21, 2017
Chinese carrier Donghai Airlines will convert 10 Boeing 737 MAXs it now has on order to Boeing’s new 737 MAX 10 variant, the company announced June 21 at the Paris Air Show.
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Mauritania Airlines orders one Boeing 737 MAX 8

By Victoria Moores Jun 21, 2017
Mauritania Airlines today announced an order for one 737 MAX 8 at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
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Wizz Air orders 10 more Airbus A321ceos

By Victoria Moores Jun 21, 2017
Central and Eastern European ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Wizz Air has placed an order for 10 Airbus A321ceos, valued at $1.1 billion at list prices, for delivery in 2018-19.
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CFM LEAP-1A, LEAP-1B gain ETOPS certification from FAA, EASA

Jun 21, 2017
CFM International’s LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines have gained 180-minute extended-range, twin-engine operations (ETOPS) approval from FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
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Portuguese ACMI operator Hi Fly orders two A330-200s

By Mark Nensel Jun 21, 2017
Portuguese wet lease operator Hi Fly has made its first direct booking with Airbus, ordering two A330-200s, the Lisbon-based company announced at the Paris Air Show June 21.
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El Al firms three Boeing 787 orders

Jun 21, 2017
El Al Israel Airlines firmed up orders for two Boeing 787-8s and one 787-9 valued at more than $729 million at list prices.
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Air Lease Corp. adds 12 more 737 MAXs

Jun 21, 2017
Los Angeles-based Air Lease Corp. (ALC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to order five 737 Boeing MAX 7s and seven 737 MAX 8s.
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Boeing reveals potential timeline if middle-market aircraft is launched

By Guy Norris Jun 21, 2017
Boeing outlined the design of its projected new midsize airplane (NMA), or middle of the market aircraft, but is keeping the details close to its chest as it waits for the expected response from Airbus.
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CFM hints at possible geared fan engine for middle of market aircraft

By Guy Norris Jun 21, 2017
CFM International has hinted that a new engine architecture with a gear-driven fan is among the various concepts under consideration for Boeing’s potential new midsize airplane (NMA), or middle of the market aircraft.
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Four airlines to cooperate on new Airbus digital initiative

By Jens Flottau Jun 21, 2017
Airbus has launched Skywise, a broad initiative to use a lot more data in a much more structured way to make its own and airline operations more efficient.
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PARIS AIR SHOW ANALYSIS: Boeing identifies 190-270-seat sweet spot

Jun 20, 2017
The 737 MAX 10, launched by Boeing on the first day of the 2017 Paris Air Show, continued to be the story of the show on Day Two.
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Paris Air Show June 20: New aircraft orders & conversions

Jun 20, 2017
From the 2017 Paris Air Show, orders and commitments for Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
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Embraer tallies orders and commitments for 38 E-Jets

By Mark Nensel Jun 20, 2017
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer announced firm orders and commitments for 38 of its E-Jet family aircraft from six customers at the Paris Air Show June 20, valued at over $2.2 billion at current list prices.
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Paris Air Show Briefs-June 20, 2017

By Linda Blachly Jun 20, 2017
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 20, 2017
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Boeing hints at mid-market aircraft elements

By Alan Dron Jun 20, 2017
Boeing will leverage technology from the Boeing 777 and 787 when pulling together the design for its proposed middle of the market aircraft (MMA), Boeing VP and GM-airplane development Mike Delaney said at the Paris Air Show June 20.
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Japanese lessor makes first purchase of new aircraft

By Alan Dron Jun 20, 2017
Japan Investment Adviser (JIA) has made its first foray into the new aircraft market with an order for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s.
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Air Senegal signs for two ATR 72-600s

By Linda Blachly Jun 20, 2017
Air Senegal, the new Senegalese national airline, has signed a firm contract for two ATR 72-600s at the Paris Air Show. The order has estimated value of €50 million ($56 million) at list prices.
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Ethiopian Airlines orders 10 more A350s, 737 MAX 8s

By Victoria Moores Jun 20, 2017
Rapidly expanding African carrier Ethiopian Airlines has placed a follow-on order for 10 Rolls-Royce powered Airbus A350-900s, which were previously listed as undisclosed on Airbus’ order book.
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CAE sees need for more than quarter-million pilots

John Morris Jun 20, 2017
The world’s airlines will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years, according to simulator and training service provider CAE.
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Delta orders 10 more Airbus A321ceos

By Mark Nensel Jun 20, 2017
Delta Air Lines announced an order for 10 Airbus A321ceos at the Paris Air Show June 20, adding to 30 A321s ordered by the Atlanta-based carrier in May.
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United converts 100 MAX to -10 variant; CALC includes -10s in order

By Alan Dron Jun 20, 2017
Boeing’s strong opening act for the new 737 MAX 10, the largest of its re-engined narrowbody family launched this week at the Paris Air Show, continued Tuesday with major orders from United Airlines and Chinese lessor CALC.
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