News Listings for R Airlines

  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 10-17 February 2014

    News | 17 Feb 2014 09:52 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Aircastle sells 737-400
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 28 October – 4 November 2013

    News | 04 Nov 2013 09:59 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Discovery Air leases 737-300s
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 30 September – 7 October 2013

    News | 07 Oct 2013 09:30 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Norwegian Long Haul wetleased an Airbus A340-300 (202) aircraft with CFM56-5C4 engines from HiFly after deciding to take its second Boeing 787 out of service to settle recent operational difficulties.
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 18-25 February 2013

    News | 25 Feb 2013 09:40 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Apollo Aviation acquires A330 Apollo Aviation Group has purchased an Airbus A330-300 (127) aircraft with PW4168 engines from GMT Global Republic Aviation....
  • Start-up R Airlines to serve Frankfurt in December

    News | 11 Oct 2012 15:05 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Thai new carrier R Airlines plans to start services on 19 December from Bangkok's Don Mueang international airport to Frankfurt. The start-up airline...
  • Rolls-Royce gets ready for Trent 900 endurance trials

    News | 09 Nov 2004 00:00

    <p>A380 powerplant set for parallel test programmes after earning EASA certification</p> <p>Rolls-Royce is gearing up to begin parallel engine and propulsion system cycle-endurance tests on the Trent 900 for the Airbus A380, having achieved European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification at the end of last month.</p> <p>The two test programmes, starting later this month with the engine cycle-endurance effort, will see each engine notch up around 3,000 cycles. The propulsion cycle tests will include operations of the nacelle and thrust reverser and &quot;will be particularly important for Hurel-Hispano&quot;, says Trent 900 marketing manager Martin Holmes.</p> <p>R-R has shipped five engines to the A380 final assembly line at Toulouse, and the first two have been mounted on the first aircraft. Two of the other three have &quot;been podded up&quot; by Hurel-Hispano in preparation for installation, adds Holmes. Overall, R-R plans to deliver a further 13 engines to support flight t