May 27, 2021| 95 0

Lufthansa Technik supports Flair Airlines’ Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Lufthansa Technik and Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines have signed a comprehensive Total Component Support (TCS®) contract covering repair, and overhaul of components for the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737MAX 8 aircraft. Up to 24 aircraft from the airline’s current and future fleet are included over a period of ten years. Support for t …

May 25, 2021| 78 0

Boeing Receives New 737 MAX Order For 14 Jets

Boeing has received a new order for 14 737 MAX aircraft from Dublin-headquartered lessor SMBC Aviation Capital. The lessor says it is growing its 737 MAX portfolio in preparation for a strong recovery in air travel following the COVID-19 pandemic. The new order from the Japanese bank-backed lessor comes as airlines begin to modernize their narrowbod …

April 26, 2021| 85 0

Coy On Boeing 757 Replacement, Delta’s Fleet Strategy Comes Into View

Delta Air Lines has yet to fully reveal its plans to retire its strong Boeing 757 fleet. Cherishing every one of those lucrative and flexible jets, Delta has invested in keeping the planes airworthy and flying for as long as they possibly can. However, sustainability goals and costs associated with flying aging aircraft are starting to bear down on …

April 26, 2021| 91 0

Three Boeing 747s From Transaero Find New Homes In The UAE

Sharjah-based charter and cargo airline Aquiline International have picked up four former Transaero planes. The airline presently has ten planes in its fleet, including a 747-400 freighter. Now, Aquiline is adding three more Boeing 747-400s and one 777-200ER to the fleet. The four planes are presently configured as passenger aircraft. Six years in t …

April 25, 2021| 73 0

How Are Meals Cooked On An Aircraft

Meals onboard can be one of the best or the worst parts of a flight – depending on the airline and your cabin class. Whether they are good or bad, there is still a lot of organization and preparation that has gone into most airline meals. Let’s find out what’s involved. Advance preparation Of course, most food is not prepared onboard. Some airlines m …

April 22, 2021| 94 0

REX TAKES DELIVERY OF SIXTH 737 TO CONTINUE EXPANSION

Rex has taken delivery of a sixth 737 as it continues to rapidly expand its capital city network. The 17-year-old 737-8FE, VH-RYU msn 33794, left Jakarta on 20 April at 10:12am and landed in Brisbane at 8:30pm. The next day it flew onwards to Rex’s base at Sydney, as flight ZL9915. The news comes days after the airline launched flights between Canber …

March 31, 2021| 130 0

Alaska Airlines Firms Up December Boeing 737 MAX Order

Alaska Airlines has firmed up its order for 23 Boeing 737 MAX 9 jets with 15 options. The airline and Boeing initially announced this order back in December as a commitment. As a firm order now, the two parties have locked in their plan for Alaska Airlines to transition more towards an all-Boeing fleet. Alaska firms up 737 MAX order Alaska Airlines a …

March 29, 2021| 120 0

Why has Airblue never flown a Boeing aircraft?

Airblue began operations on June 18, 2004, with three leased Airbus A320-200 aircraft operating three regular flights between Karachi and Lahore and Karachi and Islamabad. Air Blue operated its first international flight from Karachi to Dubai on August 14, 2005. Airblue flew the Airbus A321 to Manchester for the first time on June 4, 2007. Airblue …

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