Brazilian planemaker Embraer landed the first major European customer for its newly certified E195-E2 passenger jet as Dutch KLM signed a letter of intent for 15 of the upgraded aircraft and options for another 20.
Emirates will be displaying its four-class Airbus A380 aircraft at the sixth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2022, taking place 9-11 November 2022.
An official spokesman for Etihad Airways said: “We, Etihad Airways the national carrier of the UAE, do not participate in the official celebrations of foreign countries and we affirm that Etihad Airways has not and will never participate in the air show celebrations with Israel. Media reports which mentioned that we did are surely false.”
Two vintage military planes collided in midair on Saturday at a World War Two commemorative airshow in Dallas, federal officials said, crashing to the ground before exploding into flames. It was not immediately clear how many people were injured or killed.
Airbus expected to hand over a record number of aircraft to customers in December to meet delivery goals, a company data showed, and is all but certain of winning an annual order race against Boeing.
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announced on Monday during the Dubai Airshow that lessor Palma Holding (Palma) has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase 20 Dash 8-400 aircraft. The parties are working to finalize a purchase agreement.
The deal will more than triple Air Arabia’s current fleet strength, as well as support the carrier’s global network expansion strategy.
The Middle East’s biggest aviation event, the Dubai Airshow 2019, opened on Sunday. The show draws major commercial and military firms from around the world, as well as smaller manufacturers competing for business.
Sheikh Mohammed briefed on the preparations for the event including the facilities for exhibitors.
The flying teams include Al Fursan, Russian Knights by the Russian Air Force; Surya Kiran, the aerobatics demonstration team of the Indian Air Force; and the Saudi Falcons, a BAE Hawk-equipped Royal Saudi Air Force aerobatic team.