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New rules for small commercial drones take effect in Australia
30 September, 2016
Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued new rules for the operators of very small commercial drones or remotely piloted aircraft, relaxing regulatory fees and...
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Sierra Nevada to launch UN’s first space mission by 2021 Friday, September 30, 2016 The United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is planning to launch its first space mission aboard Sierra Nevada’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft by...

Deals this week: BOC Aviation, Boeing, Rockwell Collins Friday, September 30, 2016 IAE International Aero Engines AG will provide five V2500 turbofan engines that will power Airbus A320ceo family aircraft operated by BOC Aviation, a Singapore-based aircraft-operating leasing...

Boeing extends parts solutions agreement with Japan Airlines for ten years Thursday, September 29, 2016 Boeing has signed a deal with Japan Airlines to extend its supply spare parts solutions for another ten...

S7 Group to buy rocket launch facility Sea Launch complex Thursday, September 29, 2016 Russia-based aviation company S7 Group has entered a deal with Sea Launch Group to purchase the assets of the Sea Launch complex for an undisclosed...

BOC Aviation selects V2500 engines for five A320ceo family aircraft Thursday, September 29, 2016 BOC Aviation has chosen the V2500 engine to power five Airbus A320ceo family aircraft....

Hanwha to acquire 30% stake in Pratt & Whitney’s Singapore subsidiary Wednesday, September 28, 2016 South Korea’s Hanwha Techwin has entered into a deal with United Technologies International Corporation-Asia to purchase a 30% equity interest in Pratt & Whitney (P&W) subsidiary P&W...

Morocco partners with Boeing to engage aerospace suppliers Wednesday, September 28, 2016 US-based Boeing has signed a deal to attract suppliers to boost Morocco’s aeronautics...

Rocket Lab completes private orbital launch site in New Zealand Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Global aerospace group Rocket Lab has completed the construction of Launch Complex 1, the world’s first private orbital launch complex, in Mahia Peninsula, New...

UAE to implement new law for drones Tuesday, September 27, 2016 The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is planning to enforce a new law that aims to restrict the import and export of drones in the...

Bombardier delivers two Q400 aircraft to Air Tanzania Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has delivered two new Q400 turboprop aircraft to Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) for flights operated by Air Tanzania, the country’s national...

ISRO launches eight satellites in single flight Monday, September 26, 2016 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched eight satellites, including the SCATSAT-1 advanced weather satellite, into space from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in...

Saudi Arabian Airlines buys 63 new planes Monday, September 26, 2016 Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has purchased a total of 63 aircraft in order to expand and modernise its...

Assystem to purchase 79% stake in Aerotec Concept Friday, September 23, 2016 France-based Assystem has entered into a deal to buy a 79% stake in Aerotec Concept from owners and co-founders Philippe Marty and Johan Clochet for an undisclosed...

Deals this week: Lufthansa Technik, Lockheed Martin, L-3, Airbus Friday, September 23, 2016 Germany-based MRO services provider Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines have announced plans to set up a joint venture...

All Nippon Airways selects L-3 CTS for Airbus A320 full flight simulator Friday, September 23, 2016 Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has contracted UK-based Commercial Training Solutions (L-3 CTS) to build an Airbus A320 full flight simulator...

Aireon and FlightAware launch new satellite-based flight tracking solution Thursday, September 22, 2016 US-based Aireon and aviation software provider FlightAware has introduced its new GlobalBeacon flight tracking solution for...

Portuguese airlines Azores to add A321neo and A321LR to its fleet Thursday, September 22, 2016 Portuguese airline company Azores Airlines has unveiled plans to add Airbus A321neo and longer range A321LR aircraft to its...

Airbus and Boeing won US license to sell aircraft to Iran Thursday, September 22, 2016 The US Treasury Department has granted approval to Airbus and Boeing to sell planes to Iran Air, after economic sanctions imposed on Iran have been...

Infinity Aircraft Services receives Part 145 repair station certification from FAA Wednesday, September 21, 2016 A newly established company after the merger of Mobile Aircraft Services and B. Coleman MRO PBI known as Infinity Aircraft Services has secured Part 145 repair station certification from the...

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines to establish PW1000G engine maintenance joint venture Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Germany-based Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines are planning to establish a joint venture (JV) to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for PW1000G family of geared...


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