European Commission begins investigation into Boeing-Embraer joint venture

European Commission begins investigation into Boeing-Embraer joint venture

🕔11:14, 9.Oct 2019

The European Commission (EC) has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed joint venture by Boeing and Embraer. Under the EU merger regulation, the commission is concerned that the transaction may reduce competition as regards commercial aircraft. Regarding its

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HAECO Cabin Solutions expands ODA team

HAECO Cabin Solutions expands ODA team

🕔11:03, 9.Oct 2019

HAECO Cabin Solutions has expanded its Organisation Designation Authorisation (ODA) team with the addition of Meredith Frazier, headquartered at HAECO Americas in Greensboro, North Carolina In the role, Frazier will review and approve drawings of parts and/or part alterations to

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Russia’s ATRAN takes delivery of second 737-800BCF aircraft

Russia’s ATRAN takes delivery of second 737-800BCF aircraft

🕔10:59, 9.Oct 2019

Russia’s ATRAN Airlines (ATRAN) has enlarged its fleet to six freighters with the deployment of the second Boeing 737-800BCF, following the delivery of its first aircraft of this type earlier this year. The airline has said this will enable its

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Boeing deliveries dip due to 737 grounding

Boeing deliveries dip due to 737 grounding

🕔10:42, 9.Oct 2019

Boeing’s deliveries of large jet aircraft have slipped in the third quarter of 2019 to just 63, marking a 67% dip year-over-year. The platemaker has been quick to stress that the number is largely down to the grounding of the

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KBRA issues rebuttal to comments made by Wall Street Journal

KBRA issues rebuttal to comments made by Wall Street Journal

🕔10:11, 9.Oct 2019

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has issued a rebuttal to comments made by the Wall Street Journal in an article published on 7 October entitled “Investors Should Fear More Competition Among Ratings Companies.” The rating agency claims that there are

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Air Transat welcomes new A321neo Long Range aircraft

Air Transat welcomes new A321neo Long Range aircraft

🕔10:02, 9.Oct 2019

Air Transat has welcomed a new A321neo Long Range aircraft and will enter operation on Air Transat’s daily service from London Gatwick to Toronto from November. Adrian Keating, commercial director UK and Ireland at Air Transat, commented: “We’re delighted that our

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RED Aircraft moves to drive down agricultural aircraft costs

RED Aircraft moves to drive down agricultural aircraft costs

🕔09:55, 9.Oct 2019

Germany-based aviation engineering services firm RED Aircraft has said it is making steps to drive down costs for agricultural aircraft operators. The engine manufacturer is to introduce its high-performance engine to the US agricultural sector, which will benefit users with lower

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines re-certified for IATA CEIV pharma

AirBridgeCargo Airlines re-certified for IATA CEIV pharma

🕔09:46, 9.Oct 2019

AirBridgeCargo Airlines has gained its IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification following two-day audit procedures for compliance with IATA’s Center of Excellence for Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification program. The audit, which was carried out IATA’s representing company, was held

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First test for Embraer autonomous aircraft completed

First test for Embraer autonomous aircraft completed

🕔09:39, 9.Oct 2019

Embraer and Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes) collaboration in the areas of autonomous robotics and artificial intelligence has resulted in the first test of an autonomous aircraft in Brazil. A prototype was created to perform the taxiing operation on

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China Aviation Valuation Advisors launched

China Aviation Valuation Advisors launched

🕔09:29, 9.Oct 2019

The chairman of China Aviation Valuation Advisors, David Yu and general manager Lili Zhou, have announced the launch of what is being described as the “first and only specialist” aviation valuation onshore firm in China. The firm also becomes the aviation valuation

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