Airbus A350-1000 receives certification

The Airbus A350-1000 is the second member of the A350XWB family. (Airbus)

Airbus says the largest variant of its A350 widebody is on track for first delivery to launch customer Qatar Airways before the end of calendar 2017 after receiving type certification from regulators in Europe and the United States. The company said on Tuesday (European time) it had received the type … [Read more...]

Emirates orders Boeing 787-10

An artist's impression of the Boeing 787-10 in Emirates livery. (Emirates)

Boeing has secured a long-sought after order from Emirates Airline for a fleet of new widebody aircraft, with the Dubai-based carrier putting pen to paper for 40 787-10s. The commitment from Emirates to purchase the 787-10 is a big win for Boeing, given the Gulf carrier had picked the Airbus A350-900 and … [Read more...]

FedEx Express orders 30 ATR freighters

A file image of an ATR 42-300F EI-FXC in FedEx livery. (Wikimedia Commons/Arcturus)

FedEx Express has placed a firm order for 30 new ATR freighter turboprops, with options for a further 20 aircraft. The global transport company has ordered the ATR 72-600F that will be delivered from the factory in a freighter configuration featuring a windowless fuselage, a forward large cargo door and a … [Read more...]