Manufacturer News

 
 

gecas-logo
comments
Aviation News

GECAS Orders 100 New Aircraft at Farnborugh 2010: 40 Boeing 737-800s and 60 Airbus A320s

Posted July 19, 2010 by BNO News

GE Capital Aviation Services on Monday announced an order for 40 Next-Generation 737-800s for approximately $3 billion, and an order for 60 Airbus A320s with a list price of $4.9 billion.

Full Story »

Artist's rendering of an American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
comments
Aviation News

American 787 Renderings Revealed

Posted July 9, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

We’re still a few years away from seeing American Airlines 787s in the flesh, but NYCAviation has obtained several new renderings of what they may look like once they are finally delivered.

Full Story »

embraer-logo-100
comments
Aviation News

Embraer Deliveries Up, Order Backlog Shrinks in Second Quarter

Posted July 9, 2010 by BNO News

During the second quarter of 2010, Embraer delivered 69 jets to the airline and executive jets segments, 15 more than the same period last year, the company said on Thursday.

Full Story »

The Airbus A380 passes the Prudential Building in Boston while approaching Runway 33L. (Photo by Mark Garfinkel)
comments
Aviation News

PHOTOS: Airbus Sneaks A380 Into Boston

Posted February 8, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

An Airbus A380 made a surprise visit to Boston Logan Airport today for proving runs, the first visit for the type. Great coverage was still obtained thanks to Matt Tomlin and Mark Garfinkel, who were on the scene as the US gets another A380-airport under its belt.

Full Story »

taa
comments
Aviation News

777 Delivered to Cathay Pacific Wearing OneWorld Paint Scheme

Posted October 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Cathay Pacific Airways today took delivery of their 12th Boeing 777-300ER, which sports a special OneWorld alliance livery.

Full Story »

fedex-777f-250
comments
Aviation News

Boeing Delivers FedEx’s First 777F

Posted September 22, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Boeing handed FedEx the keys to a shiny new 777 Freighter today, the box hauler’s first of 15 on order. In 2006, FedEx placed what is still the largest 777F buy to date, soon after canceling their A380F order due to the Airbus program’s chronic delays.

Full Story »

Taken from Page 2 int he leaked TSA manual.
comments
Aviation News

Week In Review

Posted December 11, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

This week, the TSA leaked a sensitive procedure manual, Boeing announced a date for 787′s first flight, United placed A350 and 787 orders, Republic Airways looked to replace the Frontier Airbus fleet, the Northwest overfly drama continued and more!

Full Story »

Spring Airlines A320 B-1951 takes off on its delivery flight from Tolouse. (Photograph by Christophe Ramos)
comments
Aviation News

Chinese Airline Considers Installing Hannibal Lecter-Style “Standing Seats”

Posted June 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Shanghai-based Spring Airlines wants to remove all the seats from its jets. The low-cost carrier has 13 Airbus A320s, but the lengthy wait for new aircraft is making it difficult to keep up with surging demand. A seatless plane would increase capacity 40%.

Full Story »

Bombardier-CSeries
comments
Aviation News

Republic Orders 40 Bombardier CS300 Jets

Posted February 26, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Republic Airways has signed a deal to become the North American launch customer for Bombardier’s new 100-150-seat line of aircraft.

Full Story »

boeing-787-first-rollout-alfano-630
comments
Aviation News

787: The Magic is Back

Posted July 8, 2007 by Tom Alfano

NYCA correspondent Tom Alfano is in Washington for the historic rollout of the first Boeing 787.

Full Story »

7478assembly100
comments
Aviation News

Betting On Industry Recovery, Boeing Boosts Production Rates of 747 and 787

Posted March 19, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Betting on an airline industry recovery by the end of the year and a return to profitability in 2011, Chicago-based Boeing announced today that it will increase production rates on its popular 777 and 747 jumbo jet lines.

Full Story »

Photo by David Lilienthal
comments
Aviation News

PHOTOS: Fourth Boeing 787 Airframe Takes Flight

Posted February 24, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Boeing’s fourth 787 Dreamliner test plane made her maiden flight on Wednesday. David Lilienthal brings us exclusive photos of the occasion.

Full Story »

genx-100
comments
Aviation News

Video: Boeing Powers Up First GEnx-Engined 787

Posted May 13, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Boeing has completed the first power-up and engine testing of a General Electric GEnx powered 787 Dreamliner.

Full Story »

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy
comments
Aviation News

Steven Udvar-Hazy Retires from ILFC

Posted February 5, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

The founder of International Lease and Finance Company (IFLC) and the “father” of the aircraft lease business, Steven Udvar-Hazy, retired Friday from the company that he established in 1973. What is next for the aviation legend?

Full Story »

"Hi 767. We just purchased your replacement. How's that feel? Oh, but you'll nee to continue serving us well for the next decade. That cool?" (Photo by John Musolino)
comments
Aviation News

United Airlines Places A350 and 787 Orders

Posted December 8, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

United Airlines announced today that they have placed firm orders for 25 Airbus A350XWBs and 25 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, in addition to 50 options for 50 additional of each type in the future.

Full Story »

lb_1210_thumb
comments
Aviation News

The Logbook: Northwest Overfly, Chapter 683

Posted December 10, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

More attempts to place blame on ATC in the Northwest Minneapolis overfly incident. Ryanair is skipping out on a Boeing deal, the 787’s MTOW is increased, Pakistan receives the first Saab 2000 AEW and Swiss to start ZRH-SFO.

Full Story »

Photo by Tom Alfano
comments
Aviation News

Four Months After Hard Landing at JFK, Crippled RAM 767 Nearly Repaired

Posted August 15, 2009 by Tom Alfano

A Royal Air Maroc 767 suffered substantial fuselage and nose gear damage during a hard landing at JFK this past April. Here’s the story of the incident and the impressive engineering feats Boeing techs have pulled off to put her back in the sky.

Full Story »

Photo Copyright © Airbus
comments
Aviation News

Airbus Confirms New Winglets for A320

Posted November 17, 2009 by Mark Hsiung

After years of testing and experimentation, Airbus emerges from the closet with “sharklets” on their A320s.

Full Story »

Boeing 001 Heavy Experimental lifts her nose off the ground. Photo by Jeremy Lindgren
comments
Manufacturer News

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Finally Gets Off the Ground

Posted December 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Boeing today sent its new 787 Dreamliner on its maiden test flight, marking the first time a mostly composite airliner has taken to the air.

Full Story »

Boeing 787-9
comments
Aviation News

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Reaches Firm Configuration

Posted July 1, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing announced on Thursday that the completion of firm configuration for the 787-9 Dreamliner had been reached after years of collaboration with airline customers and partners to determine the optimal configuration for the new jetliner.

Full Story »