- FAA lifts its ban on airlines flying to Israel
- The 737-800: Is it ripe for conversion?
Airbus wins the order race at Farnborough Air Show
Aircraft manufacturers took a total of $130bn worth of orders from the Farnborough Air Show this year, proving that despite record high production rates, the market for new aircraft is particularly strong.
This year's total was just off from last year's larger Paris Air Show, which recorded a total of $134.7bn in sales.
Of this year's total, $115.5bn was split between the two main OEMs, Boeing and Airbus.Read more... in Talking point
What will become of jinxed Malaysian Airlines?
Tragedy has struck Malaysian Airlines (MAS) again as flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine yesterday, killing all 295 people on board. But will the airline survive this second tragedy?
The 777 was taken down three hours into its flight as it travelled over a field near the town of Shakhtersk, Ukraine, on its way from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kuala Lumpur International.Read more... in Talking point
AirAsia X breaks A330 NEO 'virginity' with launch order
AirAsia X has become the launch customer and the first airline to order the A330 NEO with a deal for 50 of the aircraft.
"It's good to break the virginity of an aircraft," joked director of AirAsia X,Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, at the Farnborough Air Show, where the order was announced today.Read more... in Talking point
- Asia’s aviation market
- British PM attends Farnborough Air Show
Don't miss Issue 91 of AFM, our teardown special
From a child’s favourite teddy bear to your most comfy shoes or fail-safe pair of jeans, it’s gutting when a reliable favourite is no longer good for anything but the bin. Imagine what that feels like when your favourite toy is a 737. That's why in this issue, we look at innovative ways in which aircraft are upcyled, converted and torndown.Read more... in Previous Issues
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