Virgin Australia will take delivery of 10 Boeing 737 MAX 10s from 2022 for use on “important business routes”, chief executive John Borghetti says.
Boeing expects pilot retirements in Asia Pacific to peak within the next decade, which may help ease demand for new pilots in the fast-growing market.
Qantas took delivery of its first Boeing 747 on August 16 1971, which means the type has been in the airline’s fleet for 47 years.
Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has become the first operator of the Airbus A320neo into Australia after engine inspection requirements for its Boeing 787 fleet forced an equipment downgauge.
The latest podcast from Australian Aviation discusses the CH-47 Chinook with Greg Maiden and Aaron Jones from Boeing Defence Australia.