On Day 2 of the Paris Airshow, Boom set a timeline to go supersonic on flight again, and Boeing won big with the 737 MAX aircraft, and also with the 787s. More than that, there was a new commitment to the future of flight, sustainably.
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Air France started refurbishing its 15 A330-200 with new cabins in February 2019. Air France will deploy the refurbished A330-200 to Bengaluru and Delhi.
Emirates placed an order for 35 777-8 and 115 777-9 in 2013 with options for 50 more 777X. They are now renegotiating the deal to defer and also replace a part of the order.
IndiGo has selected CFM Leap 1A engines to power the next batch of 280 A320neo and A321neo aircraft. This is the largest engine order to date.
Air India will restart Mumbai-Nairobi route from September 27, 2019, and will also add Delhi-Chennai-Bali route from October 27, 2019. Air India will operate 4x weekly flights on both sectors.
On Day one of the Paris Airshow, Airbus got over 120 commitments, and IndiGo placed a historic order with CFM for their biggest batch of engines yet.
Flight operations will be halted every day for 8 hours, for four months from November 2019 at Kochi airport for runway refurbishment.
Airbus has launched the A321XLR, its longest range single-aisle aircraft. The A321XLR is a new addition to the A321neo and will have a range of 4700nm.
The Paris Airshow 2019 opens for business today. This is an interesting year, given Airbus turns up in full force on their 50th anniversary, Boeing is in a bit of a mess right now, and Mitsubishi is flexing its ambition again.
Air India plans to start non-stop flights between Amritsar/Delhi and Toronto from September 27, 2019. That should be one long flight, filling up a gap left behind by Jet Airways.
The Albatross One is now airborne. Airbus’s newest concept demonstrator, the Albatross One intends to test the design of wings that can be more flexible during flight, just like the Albatross.