Its C Series order means that Delta will no longer induct used Embraer 190s into its fleet as previously planned, according to the airline.

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Air Canada is launching three-times-weekly seasonal Vancouver-Delhi service on October 20.

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Norwegian Group’s Irish subsidiary has been blocked for years from obtaining approval to serve the U.S. from Europe by protectionist lobbying by transatlantic airline joint ventures among U.S. and European Union-based carriers.

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Ethiopian Airlines will launch three-times-weekly scheduled service to Newark Liberty International Airport from Addis Ababa, via Lomé in Togo, on July 3. Ethiopian had announced in January that it would resume service to the New York metropolitan area in July but said it planned to serve New York JFK.

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The next tranche of routes will bring the Mint service to four cities for the first time – Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, San Diego and Seattle – while also increasing customer options from New York JFK, Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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Deliveries of Embraer 175s to Horizon Air will start in the second quarter of 2017 and the aircraft will fly exclusively for Alaska Airlines, Horizon’s Air’s sibling mainline carrier.

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Latvian carrier airBaltic has firmed options on seven Bombardier CS300 jets, bringing to 20 aircraft its total firm order for the type.

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The twice-weekly seasonal service, which KLM will launch on May 4 and which will be in addition to KLM’s daily, year-round Amsterdam-San Francisco service operated by 747-400s, will mark KLM’s first deployment of 787-9s on a route to the United States.

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TAP Portugal has signed an agreement with Airbus to be the first operator of the new A330neo widebody. As a result, TAP Portugal also will be the launch carrier for the Airspace by Airbus cabin brand in the A330neo.

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Business-jet operator JetSuite has launched a new, California-based public charter service called JetSuiteX, which will operate 10 used, refurbished 30-seat Embraer ERJ-135 regional jets acquired from the manufacturer.

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Cathay Pacific Airways’ first A350 performed its first flight on March 24, taking off from Toulouse Blagnac Airport and later landing back at the same airport, where Airbus’ widebody final-assembly lines are located.

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Airbus has launched a new ‘Airspace by Airbus’ cabin interior-design brand, which will make its first appearance in the cabin for the forthcoming A330neo airliner.

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Flown by Test Pilots Mark McCullins and Bruce Macdonald, the A321 (which is destined for JetBlue Airways) took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in Mobile, Alabama at 9:36 a.m. local time on March 21.

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Named ‘Magritte’, the A320 is the second in a series of theme-liveried aircraft Brussels Airlines is planning to commemorate Belgian cultural icons.

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Air Europa has leased its first Boeing 787, a 787-8, from SMBC Aviation Capital. The March 15 delivery is also the first Dreamliner for SMBC Aviation Capital.

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Delta Air Lines plans to begin daily non-stop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport on December 16, pending U.S. Department of Transportation and Chinese government approval.

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The delivery makes IndiGo, which is India’s largest airline in terms of passenger numbers, the first A320neo operator in India and in Asia. It also makes IndiGo the second customer, after Lufthansa, to take delivery of an A320neo.

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United Airlines has placed a new order for 25 Boeing 737-700s, in addition to its January 21 order for 40 of the type. It also will convert 787 orders originally anticipated for delivery in 2020 and beyond into orders for four 777-300ERs and five 787-9s, for delivery beginning in 2017.

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The first aircraft off the Airbus A320-family final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama has emerged fully painted from the paint shop.

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