Airbus presents A380plus at Paris Airshow

A mockup of the new Airbus A380 winglets on board at test aircraft at the 2017 Paris Airshow. (Airbus)

Airbus has presented an updated version of the A380 featuring new fuel saving winglets in what is the latest initiative to help improve the aircraft’s operating economics and perhaps attract new orders for the program. The winglets were on display on one of Airbus’s A380 test fleet present at the Paris … [Read more...]

Boeing launches 737 MAX 10

An artist's impression of the Boeing 737 MAX 10. (Boeing)

Boeing has launched the 737 MAX 10 at the 2017 Paris Airshow with orders and commitments for 240 of the type from 10 customers. While the company has been publicly touting the proposed aircraft since as early as March 2017, the first day of the Paris Airshow marked the official introduction of what is the … [Read more...]

Malindo gets the MAX

Malindo Air first Boeing 737 MAX 8, 9M-LRC. (Boeing)

Malaysia-based Malindo Air has become the first airline to take delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX. The airline, part of Indonesia-based Lion Air Group's portfolio of carriers, received 737 MAX 8 9M-LRC at Boeing’s Seattle delivery centre on Tuesday (US time). It was expected to enter service on the Kuala … [Read more...]