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Eurocopter EC135 Doubles Medical Airlift Capabilities

A “tailor-made” Eurocopter EC135 helicopter doubles emergency medical airlift capabilities for the U.K.’s Devon Air Ambulance Devon Air Ambulance has added a second Eurocopter EC135 to its helicopter fleet, enhancing the service provider’s own airlift capabilities and further fostering the market presence of this rotorcraft type in medical missions throughout the United Kingdom. The EC135 P2i […]

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Boeing to Build 56 Additional A-10 Wings for USAF

Boeing will keep aircraft operating through 2035 Boeing will continue improving U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II mission readiness, and decreasing maintenance costs, through a follow-on order for 56 replacement wings for that aircraft. Boeing is on contract to build up to 242 wings, including these, at its plant in Macon, Ga. Refitting the fleet […]

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Boeing Delivers First 767 Freighter to FedEx Express

Delivery supports the FedEx Express fleet modernization program Boeing and FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp., celebrated today the delivery of the Memphis, Tenn.-based express shipping company’s first 767-300 Freighter. The delivery supports the FedEx strategy to modernize its fleet with more efficient freighters. “Today’s delivery of our first Boeing 767 Freighter is […]

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UA to Fly Nonstop Indianapolis to San Francisco

UA to Fly Nonstop Indianapolis to San Francisco Daily flights expand access to the West Coast and across the Pacific United Airlines today announced new daily nonstop service from Indianapolis to its hub at San Francisco International Airport., beginning Jan. 7. The conveniently timed flights will operate using Airbus A319 aircraft, with eight United First seats, […]

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USAF Finalize KC-46A Tanker Aircraft Design

Boeing on track to deliver 18 combat-ready tankers by 2017 The U.S. Air Force and Boeing have validated the final design elements of the KC-46A Tanker and concluded that the proposed design embodies and can meet Air Force requirements, clearing the way for production and testing of the next-generation aerial refueling tanker. “I’m pleased to […]

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Delta Air Orders 40 Airbus Aircraft

Delta Air continues fleet renewal to improve profitability and customer experience while maintaining capacity discipline Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced plans to purchase 40 Airbus aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2017. The order, which comprises 10 international widebody A330-300 and 30 large domestic narrowbody A321 jets, is the latest step in Delta’s […]

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Eurocopter to Focus China Helicopter Exposition

Eurocopter’s capability to meet Chinese rotorcraft market needs will be demonstrated at the China Helicopter Exposition Eurocopter’s dedication to the Chinese helicopter market – and its ability to respond to China’s evolving rotorcraft requirements – will be the company’s focus at this year’s China Helicopter Exposition. Leading Eurocopter’s presence during the September 5-8 event in Tianjin […]

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Delta Releases Operating Performance for August 2013

Delta Air Lines  today reported financial and operating performance for August 2013 Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of August increased 4.0 percent year over year, with strong performance in domestic, trans-Atlantic and Latin markets. The Pacific entity continues to be pressured from yen devaluation which accounted for 1.5 points of negative system […]

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Air Travel Recorded Solid Demand Growth in July

Solid Demand Growth Continues in July Asia Weakens as Europe Gains Strength The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that demand for air travel recorded another solid month of growth in July. Overall revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) were up 5.0% compared to July 2012. All regions were up year-on-year, with emerging markets recording the strongest increases.. […]

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refund.me Releases Top 5 Bizarre Flight Delays

refund.me Releases Top 5 Bizarre Flight Delays We’ve all been frustrated by long flight delays, but in some cases all you can do is laugh. Few would believe the delays in refund.me`s top 5 were not “extraordinary circumstances”; but otherwise, refund.me, the ‘no win, no fee’ online platform and mobile app, can help passengers claim […]