Embraer Flies the E195-E2 ahead of schedule

Embraer performed the inaugural flight of another member of the E2 family, ahead of schedule. On Wednesday 29 March , the E195-E2 departed for the first time from Embraer’s facility in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, and flew for two hours, beginning the aircraft certification campaign. The flight, originally scheduled for the second half of […]

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Bombardier CS Series completes landmark flights

An Bombardier Commercial Aircraft CS 100 Series aircraft with a representative payload successfully flew non-stop from London City Airport (LCY) to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York City. Rob Dewar, Vice President, C Series Aircraft Program, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said “The C Series aircraft program achieved another significant milestone with the completion of […]

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Airbus establishes new training facility in India to meet growing demand

Airbus announced plans to set up an new greenfield training facility at Aerocity, New Delhi, to support India’s growing demand for Airbus aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers. India is the fastest growing domestic aviation market in the world according to IATA and is expected to continue to grow at an annualised 9.3% over the next […]

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Global Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 27 March

Alrosa chooses Boeing 737 over Superjet 100 Siberian carrier Alrosa has made plans to acquire two Boeing 737-700s, as part of its fleet expansion program for 2017 and 2018 to be acquired on lease from BOC Aviation due for delivery in November 2017 and February 2018 according to Russian aviation website Russian Aviation Insider. Avation: […]

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