Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA and FAA Type Certification

Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the A350-1000 has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. The EASA A350-1000 Type Certification document was signed by EASA’s Certification Director, Trévor Woods,…

Qantas to fly using mustard seed

The Sydney Morning Herald has exclusively reported that Qantas will be using oil derived from mustard seeds for it’s bio-fuel flight between Australia and LA. The trial will be done on one of the new B787-9s. The move will cut carbon emissions by 20%. Qantas flight to show how biofuel cuts the mustard https://t.co/s0jxyrHwx8 |…

BREAKING Indigo Partners to purchase 430 additional A320neo family aircraft #DAS17

Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft. Valued at $49.5 billion, this is Airbus’ largest single announcement ever. Airbus, Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among…