Rostec Technology Company has received a $5bn order from Aeroflot to deliver 50 MC-21 passenger aircraft.

The aircraft will have the capacity to accommodate 169 passengers and be delivered by Aviacapital-Service, a leasing subsidiary of Rostec, under operating leases.

Aviacapital will deliver 25 MC-21 aircraft equipped with the foreign-made engines.

Aeroflot also has an option to receive the remaining aircraft powered by Russian-made PD-14 engines.

Deliveries of the aircraft are scheduled to be concluded by 2026.

“The latest round brings the total funding raised by Joby Aviation to more than $130m.”

CFM International has received a $200m contract from Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) for the supply of seven LEAP-1A engines for seven Airbus A320neo aircraft.

The current aircraft fleet of RB includes four B787-8 Dreamliner aircraft and six A320 aircraft.

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Singapore-based aircraft maintenance service provider ST Aerospace has been selected by Lufthansa for the maintenance of its MD-11 aircraft fleet.

ST Aerospace will provide comprehensive maintenance support for MD-11 aircraft for a period of five years, under the $30m contract.

The company will be responsible to perform light and heavy C-checks on the aircraft fleet from next year.

Joby Aviation has secured $100m in funding through the recently concluded Series B financing round led by Intel Capital.

The funds are intended to be used by the company for the development of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) passenger aircraft.

The new aircraft will be much quieter than the existing aircraft and able to travel 241km on a single charge.

The latest round brings the total funding raised by Joby Aviation to more than $130m.

Pratt & Whitney has been contracted by Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) to supply 15 Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines to power the latter’s Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft.

SWISS currently owns 15 GTF-powered Bombardier C Series aircraft.

The deliveries are expected to begin next year.