Clement Charpentreau

Boeing extends production halt as 1000th Dreamliner takes off

Production continues at Boeing’s facility of North Charleston, South Carolina, and on April 3, 2020, the 1000th Dreamliner came out of the final assembly line. In Washington State however, the manufacturer has prolonged the suspension of its activities for an indefinite period after 133 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 of contamination were recorded among its employees....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Jetstar aims to boost demand between Australia and South Korea

Jetstar Airways announced a new route that will connect Australia's Golden Coast with the capital of South Korea, Seoul. The low-cost carrier aims to boost demand for travel between the two countries, which has been falling since September 2018....


AeroTime Team

Air New Zealand orders 8 Dreamliners to replace 777s

Air New Zealand has just signed a commitment for eight Dreamliners, boosting the worth of Boeing’s backlog by $2.7 billion. While it is the first publicly announced deal by Boeing after the 737 MAX crisis went in full swing, it is not, however, the only plane order for the manufacturer in recent months....


Rolls-Royce: EASA to order early Trent 1000 TEN inspections
AeroTime Team

Rolls-Royce: EASA to order early Trent 1000 TEN inspections

After detecting premature High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blade deterioration on Trent 1000 TEN engines, Rolls-Royce announces reaching an agreement with EASA for accelerated inspection regime....


AeroTime Team

Boeing delivers 1st widebody to private Chinese airline

Boeing delivers the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines, claiming it to be the first “widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline”....


AeroTime Team

How do you make a plane from carbon fiber?

To make the next big leap in aviation, Boeing turned to carbon fiber, a material that has helped revolutionize aircraft manufacturing....


AeroTime Team

That time Qantas towed its Dreamliner with a Tesla

Never has a passenger airliner been hitched to an electric passenger vehicle for towing. Well at least not until May 15, 2018....


Ruta Burbaite

JAL incorporates new long-haul LCC business, revises fleet plans

Japan Airlines (JAL) has formally established a new company that will operate flights for its new long-haul LCC unit ahead of the planned summer 2020 launch date. ...


Ruta Burbaite

Is Airbus A380 making a comeback?

The Airbus A380 Superjumbo has found a new life at Portugal’s Hi Fly, which recently began leasing the aircraft to Norwegian Air Shuttle and Thomas Cook Group....


Ruta Burbaite

To be or not to be: Boeing’s new mid-range jet, the 797

Boeing is working on plans for a new mid-range aircraft dubbed the 797. The brand-new mid-size jet should take to the skies by 2025....