Category: Canada

Transavia to lease Air Transat 737s 0

Transavia to lease Air Transat 737s

In July we reported that Air Transat are planning to lease Boeing 737-800 aircraft to help supplement the widebody Airbus A310/A330 fleet on Summer services. It has now emerged that the carrier is planning...

Westjet places 737 MAX order 0

Westjet places 737 MAX order

WestJet has signed a letter of intent to purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The order comprises 25 MAX 7 and 40 MAX 8 aircraft. This pending order, valued at $6.3 billion at current...

VC-10 retirement plans 0

VC-10 retirement plans

The retirement of the Vickers VC-10 from active service has been brought forward, and this month is probably your last chance to see one in the air. The Royal Air Force is the last...

Air Transat to lease 737s 1

Air Transat to lease 737s

Air Transat is to lease four Boeing 737-800 aircraft from International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). The aircraft will operate from Summer 2014 and will form the carrier’s new narrow body fleet, supplementing the wide...

Skygreece Airlines to start in 2014 3

Skygreece Airlines to start in 2014

A new carrier, Skygreece Airlines, aims to start flights to North America in Summer 2014. The airline has recently acquired a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Its website (www.skygreece.com) indicates that the following routes will commence...

British Airways 787 arrives, and routes announced 0

British Airways 787 arrives, and routes announced

British Airways today took delivery of their first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The aircraft, G-ZBJB, arrived at London Heathrow on delivery from Everett Paine Field, and is the first of three examples due soon for...

American Airlines Airbus A319 routes announced 0

American Airlines Airbus A319 routes announced

American Airlines is due to receive its first Airbus A319 aircraft soon, and will begin flying the type from its Dallas Ft. Worth base in September. The airline is expecting to use the type...

Porter Airlines buy C Series 0

Porter Airlines buy C Series

Porter Airlines of Canada has announced a significant order for Bombardier aircraft today. The order sees the airline purchasing its first jet aircraft in the form of 12 C Series airliners, plus 18 options....

Bombardier CSeries Progress 0

Bombardier CSeries Progress

Bombardier recently unveiled the almost-complete CSeries 300 aircraft that that will go on to perform test flying. The manufacturer is aiming for a June 2013 first flight of the aircraft, which will also come...