The importance of the A350-1000

Today Airbus had another first flight, this time the A350-1000.  The aircraft looks good.  A video from AirlineFlyer captured the moment from this morning’s takeoff. It is exciting when a new aircraft enters the market.  But what makes this aircraft special? ...

Bombardier Delays Deliveries due to Engine Supply Issues

Bombardier announced that its 2016 C Series deliver schedule will be delayed, while citing the statistics from the first two aircraft in service with Swiss.  The good news is that the two CS100 aircraft in service with SWISS have collectively flown nearly...

A350-1000 assembly starts

Airbus started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB FAL in Toulouse. The first A350-1000, one of three flight test aircraft to be built, will do its maiden flight before the end of 2016.  Airbus plans deliveries of the A350-1000 will start...