Argentina to use pension funds to restart development of IA-100 ‘Malvina’

The Argentinian government, which defaulted on its national debt in May, is now going to use its military pension and retirement fund to restart the development of its new 2-seat trainer aircraft, the IA-100 ‘Malvina’. The Argentian defence department has also announced that the aircraft would be called ‘Malvina’, which is the Argentinian name for […]

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Vistara receives its 1st Airbus A321neo

Vistara (an Indian LCC) has received its 1st Airbus A321neo out of 6. Powered by 2 CFM International Leap 1As, the aircraft has a a 3-class configuration, with 12 fully flat beds in Business class, 24 seats in Premium Economy and 152 in Economy. This aircraft will add on to Vistara’s current 32 A320 family […]

Norwegian cancels 737 MAX and 787-9 orders

Norwegian Air Shuttle has canceled its orders for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and 5 787-9s. These aircraft have been having recurring engine failures, and is why the airline is in discussions with Boeing for a compensation. The weak reputation of the 737 MAX and the repeated failure of the 787-9s Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines led […]

Rolls-Royce to get rid of 9000 jobs?!

The coronavirus has been more deadly on the economy than anything in hundreds of years. But this? Rolls-Royce (a British plane engine and car manufacturer) has proposed to get rid of 9000 jobs. Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce has announced: “This is not a crisis of our making. But it is the crisis that we […]