Ryanair signs pilot training software partnership with CEFA Aviation

Ryanair has announced a six-year deal with CEFA Aviation, which provides flight safety and pilot training software and services. The deal is said to provide world first cloud-based mobile service CEFA aviation mobile services (AMS) for Ryanair’s pilot training programmes. With this new partnership, the company says it will become…

Wizz Air introduces Comply 365 to speed up documentation process

Wizz Air is transforming its content authoring process for both company and operating manuals by adding Comply365’s end-to-end content management and distribution platform. The company says its needed an innovative way to speed up its documentation process to support its rapid growth plans. Wizz Air flies under two air operator…

Embraer delivers 22 jets in Q1 2019

Embraer has delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019, of which 11 were commercial aircraft and 11 were executive jets, including eight light and three large. As of March 31, the firm order backlog totalled $16 billion. In the first quarter of 2019, Embraer delivered the…

Rolls-Royce gains Trent XWB order from Fiji Airways

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Fiji Airways to power two Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. The group will also provide its TotalCare long-term services. Rolls-Royce TotalCare is a long-term services agreement, under which Rolls-Royce takes responsibility for engine maintenance. Ewen McDonald, Rolls-Royce, senior vice president, customers – Asia Pacific, said: “I…

Air Arabia selects AMOS as its new MRO software

Air Arabia has chosen Swiss-AS AMOS as its new MRO software. Air Arabia has opted for the AMOS Airline-MRO Edition, which provides all the functions needed to cover the entire spectrum of the carrier’s maintenance operations efficiently.

Bombardier unveils Soleil Lighting System on Global 7500 aircraft

Bombardier Business Aircraft has introduced the Soleil lighting system on its Global 7500 business jet, which has been designed and developed exclusively for the aircraft. The Soleil lighting system is a circadian rhythm-based cabin lighting technology fully integrated with the flight management system, and it introduces Dynamic Daylight Simulation feature…

Bombardier delivers one Q400 Aircraft to Qazaq Air

Bombardier has delivered the first of two Q400 aircraft ordered by Qazaq Air JSC of Kazakhstan (Qazaq Air) in 2017. The order followed Qazaq Air’s successful launch of domestic service in Kazakhstan in July 2015, using three leased Q400 aircraft. Qazaq Air’s Acting Chief Executive Officer, Adel Dauletbek and the…

Airbus reports March 2019 orders and deliveries

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering 74 aircraft to 40 customers from across its A220, A320, A330, A350 XWB and A380 product lines. Pacing the month’s new business was Lufthansa Group’s…

Computer outage causes delays for US airlines

A technical glitch with Aerodata, which is used by several airlines to plan weight and balance for flights, led to delays at major US airlines. Although the issues was resolved quickly, it led to travel disruptions on Monday in Chicago, New York, Miami and Boston first, later expanding to Dallas,…

Airbus sells its shares in Alestis Aerospace

Airbus has entered into an agreement to sell its shares in Alestis Aerospace to Aciturri, a company headquartered in Miranda de Ebro, Spain. With this acquisition, Aciturri will become the majority shareholder of Alestis Aerospace, holding 76% of Alestis’ shares, in collaboration with SEPI which will maintain its participation with…