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Abu Dhabi aviation signs LOI for two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft

By BA StaffBombardier Aerospace announced that Abu Dhabi Aviation, based in Abu Dhabi, has signed a Letter of Intent for two Q400 NextGen aircraft. The airline is a long time Bombardier Q-Series aircraft customer. Based on the list price, the potential contract value for Abu Dhabi Aviation’s transaction, covering two Q400 NextGen aircraft, would be approximately $70 million US. Abu …

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Bombardier and Air Côte d’Ivoire sign agreement for up to four Q400 NextGen aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Abidjan-based Air Côte d’Ivoire, the national airline of the Invory Coast, has signed a conditional purchase agreement for two Q400 NextGen aircraft with options for an additional two Q400 NextGen aircraft. Based on list price, the contract value for two firm-ordered Q400 NextGen aircraft would be approximately $69 million US. Should the two options be converted …

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Palma Holdings signs LOI for up to eight new Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Palma Holding Limited (Palma) has signed a letter of intent to acquire up to eight dual-class Q400 NextGen aircraft. The agreement would cover four firm-ordered aircraft and four options. Palma intends to lease four aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines. Based on the list price, the potential contract value for Palma’s transaction covering four Q400 NextGen aircraft and …

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Boeing delivers Air Europa’s 25th next-generation 737-800

By BA Staff Boeing Air Europa celebrated the Spanish carrier’s 25th direct delivery of a Next-Generation 737-800. Air Europa showcased the latest addition to its fleet at a special event at its base on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Juan Jose Hidalgo, president of Globalia, the parent company of Air Europa said: “Today is a very important day for Air …

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Jet Airways uses Boeing 737 Performance Improvement Package and other measures to reduce fuel consumption

For little over a year now, US airframer Boeing, has been offering a ‘Performance Improvement Package’ (PIP) on its best selling 737NG aircraft. This includes the 737-800, 737-700 and 737-900ER, operated, in India, by the Jet Airways group and SpiceJet. PIP combines aerodynamic and engine performance improvements to reduce fuel burn by up to 2%. Boeing began performance improvement testing …

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FAA enplanements forecast for US critically linked to Next Gen Project

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post via Ashwin Jadhav The FAA’s Next Gen project, which involves revamping of the nation’s air traffic system to accommodate the forecasted traffic growth, maintain high standards of safety and increase operational efficiency, uses the above mentioned forecasts as a baseline. The changes in the forecasts determine the urgency of the implementation phases for …

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The transition into Air Traffic Management continues with the AORRA

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ashwin Jadav Global aviation is steadily progressing through the modernization of technological infrastructure into the new era of seamless air transportation. A major component of this transformation is a complete overhaul of the air traffic control (ATC) system within developed nations, ultimately resulting in the transition to air traffic management (ATM). In …

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