Pioneering Performance-Based Navigation at Colombia’s Guapi airport and beyond

Source: ATR Over the past years, ATR has been working closely with local aviation authorities, airlines, and other stakeholders to design and implement several Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) approaches worldwide, with compelling results. ATR has played a pivotal role in the implementation of a cutting-edge Performance-Based Navigation approach at Guapi Airport. This innovative project has been led with the Regional Aviation Safety Group – Pan America (RASG-PA), with the aim to enhance both efficiency and safety margins for air travel in the region. Pilots flying in and out of Guapi Airport, in the heart of Colombia’s beautiful Pacific coast, have to face a complex geographical location and topography. The transition from Visual Flight Rules to PBN is set to revolutionise flight [...]

2023-11-09T18:49:31+02:00November 9th, 2023|AIRPORTS, MANUFACTURERS, News|

Airbus reports Nine-Month (9m) 2023 results

Source: Airbus 488 commercial aircraft delivered in 9m 2023 Revenues € 42.6 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 3.6 billion EBIT (reported) € 2.7 billion; EPS (reported) € 2.96 Free cash flow before M&A and customer financing € 1.0 billion Charges on certain satellite development programmes Guidance maintained Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported consolidated financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2023. “We continue to make progress on our operational plan in a global environment that has become increasingly complex. The nine-month earnings reflect higher commercial aircraft deliveries, the good performance in helicopters as well as charges linked to the reassessment of certain satellite development programmes,” said Guillaume Faury, Airbus Chief Executive Officer. “Demand for our commercial aircraft [...]

2023-11-09T19:06:41+02:00November 9th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Embraer earning results 3rd quarter 2023

Source: Embraer HIGHLIGHTS ·      Embraer delivered 43 jets in the third quarter, of which 15 commercial aircraft and 28 executive jets (19 light and 9 mid-size). The total number of deliveries represent an increase of 30% compared to 3Q22 and an increase of 33% Year to Date (YTD) from 105 versus 79 aircraft. ·      Revenues reached US$ 1,284 million in the quarter (38% higher than 3Q22 and equal to 2Q23). YTD revenues represent an increase of 29% compared to the same period last year. All Business Units had higher revenues and volumes Year over Year (YoY) and YTD, with the main highlight being Commercial Aviation representing a strong growth of 68% YoY and 52% YTD. ·      Adjusted EBIT of 7.8% compared to 5.4% in 3Q22 due to higher volumes in all business units. ·      Firm order backlog ended 3Q23 at US$ [...]

2023-11-08T18:33:12+02:00November 8th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Airbus – ORDERS & DELIVERIES – October 2023

Source: Airbus Airbus' commercial aircraft orders and deliveries for the month of October 2023 have been published on airbus.com and are accessible on the link below. October 2023 deliveries: 71 deliveries to 42 customers October 2023 gross orders: 119 2023 deliveries to date: 559 to 81 customers in the year.

2023-11-08T18:47:30+02:00November 8th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Dubai Airshow 2023: Boeing to showcase innovations in sustainable aviation and its leading commercial, defense and services portfolio

Source: Boeing Boeing 777-9 will perform in the airshow's flying display; customer 777, 787 Dreamliner and 737 MAX airplanes on static display Advanced F-15 taking flight; CH-47F Chinook, AH-64E Apache, P-8A Poseidon and KC-46A Pegasus on static display, T-7A simulator exhibited Boeing will show its market-leading commercial, defense and services portfolio at the 2023 Dubai Airshow, with its new widebody 777-9 jet appearing in the flying display. The company also will demonstrate the state-of-the-art F-15QA (Qatar Advanced) fighter, the first time the digitally advanced Qatar Emiri Air Force F-15 has performed at an air show. As a strategic sponsor of the airshow's Aerospace 2050 conference, Boeing will highlight its commitment and actions towards a more sustainable aerospace future and support of [...]

2023-11-06T18:35:59+02:00November 6th, 2023|AROUND THE WORLD, MANUFACTURERS, News|

SkyWest Orders 19 Embraer E175 Aircraft for Operation with United Airlines

Source: Embraer Embraer has agreed to the sale of 19 new E175 jets to SkyWest, Inc. for operation in the United Airlines network, adding to the 90 E175 jets SkyWest already operates for United. The E175 aircraft will fly exclusively with United under a Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA). The value of the contract, which has been included in Embraer’s Q3 backlog, is US$1.1billion, based on list price. The 70-seat aircraft will be delivered in a three-class configuration. Deliveries will begin Q4 2024. President and CEO of SkyWest Chip Childs said, “SkyWest is already the largest E175 operator in the world, and when this order is delivered we will have over 250 E175s. We look forward to continuing to improve the [...]

2023-10-27T20:11:04+03:00October 27th, 2023|AIRLINES, MANUFACTURERS, News|

Southwest Airlines orders 108 additional Boeing 737 MAX jets

Source: Boeing Launch customer for 737-7 increases orderbook for variant to more than 300 Southwest relying on 737 MAX fuel efficiency and reliability to modernize fleet and expand network Boeing and Southwest Airlines announced today the carrier is increasing its commitment to the fuel-efficient 737 MAX family with an order for 108 737-7s. The new deal supports Southwest's modernization strategy and provides flexibility to expand its fleet. "We have a long history with Boeing, dating back more than 50 years to the day we commenced service with three Boeing 737 aircraft serving three cities," said Bob Jordan, president & Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines. "They're part of our history and part of our future as we continue to recognize [...]

2023-10-27T19:30:56+03:00October 27th, 2023|AIRLINES, MANUFACTURERS, News|

Airbus renews its transatlantic fleet with lower-emission ships

Source: Airbus By 2030, the new fleet will generate 50% fewer CO2 emissions compared to 2023. Airbus will renew the entire fleet of chartered vessels that transport aircraft subassemblies between production facilities in Europe and the United States with three modern, low-emission roll-on/roll-off vessels, supported by wind-assisted propulsion. Airbus has commissioned shipowner Louis Dreyfus Armateurs to build, own and operate these new, highly efficient vessels that will enter into service from 2026. The new fleet is expected to reduce average annual transatlantic CO2 emissions from 68,000 to 33,000 tonnes by 2030. This will contribute to Airbus' commitment to reduce its overall industrial emissions by up to 63% by the end of the decade - compared to 2015 as baseline year [...]

2023-10-25T20:42:49+03:00October 25th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Boeing Reports Third Quarter Results

Source: Boeing Third Quarter 2023 Reaffirm guidance: $4.5-$6.5 billion of operating cash flow and $3.0-$5.0 billion of free cash flow (non-GAAP) Still expect to deliver 70-80 787 and now expect to deliver 375-400 737 airplanes Now transitioning 787 to five per month; plan to complete 737 production transition to 38 per month by year-end Revenue of $18.1 billion reflecting 105 commercial deliveries Total company backlog of $469 billion, including over 5,100 commercial airplanes Table 1. Summary Financial Results Third Quarter Nine Months (Dollars in Millions, except per share data) 2023 2022 Change 2023 2022 Change Revenues $18,104 $15,956 13 % $55,776 $46,628 20 % GAAP Loss from operations ($808) ($2,792) NM ($1,056) ($3,174) NM Operating margins (4.5) % (17.5) % NM (1.9) [...]

2023-10-25T20:48:08+03:00October 25th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Boeing Business Jets Unveils Premium Cabin Selections for VIP Jets

Source: Boeing New "BBJ Select" cabin options streamline design process, accelerating interiors installation and jet delivery Developed exclusively for the BBJ 737-7, customers can select pre-designed cabin layouts to purchase a new turnkey BBJ at a fixed price Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) customers have a new way to customize cabin interiors for the BBJ 737-7, reducing costs and accelerating delivery of new VIP jets, the company announced today. With BBJ Select, Boeing is offering a wide range of pre-designed cabin layouts and configurations to expedite installation, while lowering the total purchase price of the airplane. The company shared its new BBJ Select premium interiors at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas. "Boeing [...]

2023-10-16T21:22:12+03:00October 17th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|