Instructions To Operators To Be Released Next Week
The FAA has taken the next step in returning the Boeing 787 to flight by approving Boeing's design for modifications to the 787 battery system. The changes are designed to address risks at the battery cell level, the battery level and the aircraft level.
Judge Determines That Olympic Was Bound By Its Acceptance Of An Aircraft Lease
Aviation Capital Group Corp. (ACG) said in a news release that it has prevailed in the appeal filed by Olympic Airlines (Olympic) concerning the April 2012 trial judgment in ACG’s favor. In a case that has attracted considerable attention in the aircraft leasing industry, the English Court of Appeal rendered judgment Wednesday in ACG’s favor in ACG Acquisition XX LLC v Olympic Airlines S.A.
Japanese Carrier Already Operates 737s With The Wingtip Devices
Tokyo-based Japan Airlines has ordered six Blended Winglet Systems (with options) for Boeing 767-300ER passenger aircraft. Already an operator of Next-Generation 737 Blended Winglets, this is the first JAL order for 767-300ER Blended Winglets, according to a news release from Aviation Partners Boeing (APB).
Two Additional Airplanes In The Pipeline For The Carrier
The first of three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft has been delivered to China Airlines by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). The leasing company says that the airplanes will boosting the airline’s capacity to expand its flight route network by adding new, modern aircraft to its fleet.
World Body Reviews Airbus' Compliance With Subsidy Decision
The fight between Airbus and Boeing over government subsidies to the planemakers is likely to heat up again, as the World Trade Organization (WTO) has held a hearing to review compliance by Airbus and the EU with its decision.