The first of five BelugaXL aircraft to fly has landed today at Toulouse-Blagnac (TLS) after successfully completing its first flight lasting four hours and 11 minutes.
The A330neo, Airbus’ newest widebody aircraft, has embarked on a worldwide tour to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations.
Iberia has yesterday taken delivery of its first of 16 A350 XWB on order, becoming the 18th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin-engine widebody.
The first A330neo for launch operator TAP Air Portugal – MSN1819 – completed its 4:32 hours maiden flight.
Gulf Air welcomed on April 27 the airline’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The airplane also debuts the carrier’s new livery.
The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, on April 23 has successfully completed its first flight.
Singapore Airlines welcomed on March 28 the world’s first 787-10 aircraft as it arrived in Singapore from Boeing’s production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Embraer and Widerøe, Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, celebrated the delivery of the manufacturer’s first production E190-E2 on April 4, at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos.
Boeing’s new 737 MAX 7 successfully completed its first flight on March 16. The airplane remains on schedule and now begins a comprehensive flight test program leading to certification and delivery in 2019.
The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under the wing of GE Aviation’s 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test.