The easy Report for August 2021 is ready!
As usual, we will be summing up major news from the aviation world, with many useful links!
The easy Report: Business aviation news…
In a press release on July 29, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awarded its first Sustainable Wings Certification to Gulfstream. According to the release, a company can earn the Sustainable Wings Certification by setting records using Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF).
On July 29, Skye Aviation, an aircraft leasing company, announced that it has purchased 15 of Bye Aerospace’s eFlyer 800 aircraft. The eFlyer 800 is an 8-seat all-electric twin-turboprop class aircraft.
In a press release on August 3, DHL Express announced that it has purchased 12 electric aircraft from Eviation. John Pearson, CEO of DHL, revealed in a statement that DHL firmly believes in a future with zero-emission logistics.
On August 13, Embraer announced that it has returned to profit in the second quarter of 2021. The Brazilian aircraft maker attributed its second-quarter success partially to a rebound in air travel. Embraer also delivered 14 commercial jets and 20 executive jets in the second quarter.
In a press release on August 9, Vista Global revealed a major increase in demand for private flying in the first half of 2021. Vista Global, the parent company of VistaJet and XO experienced record growth in the first half of the current year. Vista Global sold 8’000 new annual subscription hours in the first half of 2021, significantly more than those sold in 2020, and more than those sold over the same period in 2019.
The easy Report: A month full of Boeing Achievements!
As aircraft deliveries began to increase and passengers in some domestic markets resumed flying, Boeing announced on July 28 that it is recovering from pandemic lows. Boeing posted strong sales and a profit in the second quarter, proving that 2021 might be an “inflection point” in its recovery.
In a press release on August 26, Boeing also announced that it has achieved an “e-commerce milestone”, reaching USD 1 billion in online orders for aircraft parts and services.
On July 26, Boeing published its first aerospace Sustainability Report. In the report, Boeing shared its vision future of sustainable aerospace, established broad sustainability goals, and highlighted environmental, social, and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards.
The Boeing 737 MAX’s return-to-service journey continues!
A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft performed a series of flights in China, to demonstrate the aircraft to the Chinese regulators, before departing the country on August 15.
On August 26, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) published an order that clears the Boeing 737 MAX for flights in India.
The easy Report: Airline news…
On August 12, JetBlue launched its first transatlantic New York to London service, using an Airbus A321LR. JetBlue’s new Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft includes 24 redesigned Mint suites and 114 core seats.
In a press release on August 26, Qantas Airlines outlined its eventual return to international flying by December, focusing on key markets like the UK, North America, and parts of Asia with high and increasing levels of vaccination.
According to a press release on August 9, SkyWest announced a flying agreement with Delta Airlines to purchase and operate 16 new Embraer e175 aircraft.
According to a press release on August 24, Delta Airlines announced the expansion of its fleet with 30 new Airbus A321neo aircraft.
That’s all for this month’s installment of easycharter’s easy Report!
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