Tag: retrofit

First retrofitted Emirates A380 enters service

The first Emirates A380 to be completely refurbished under the airline’s US$ 2 billion retrofit program has been deployed on the Dubai-London Heathrow service, operating as EK003.    See this timelapse video of the retrofit work done on A6-EVM, the first of 120 Emirates aircraft to have comp...

Emirates undertakes largest known fleet retrofit project

Emirates has kick-started its plans to upgrade the entire interior cabins of 120 Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft – two of the largest commercial aircraft types in service today. This ambitious project, representing a multi-billion dollar investment to ensure Emirates’ customers "fly bette...

ZeroAvia advances regional jet plans; strikes new agreement with MHIRJ

ZeroAvia, the leader in developing zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation, has made a big leap forward in plans to deliver hydrogen-electric engines for regional jets, thanks to an expanded agreement with MHI RJ Aviation Group (MHIRJ). As part of the collaboration, MHIRJ will provide eng...

Aircraft Refurbishing Market Value to Surpass US$ 7.4 Bn as Demand for Retrofitting Increases by 5.7% CAGR: FMI

As per FMI, the global aircraft refurbishing market is projected to top US$ 4.2 Bn in 2021. Growing emphasis on the expansion of the aviation industry across China, India, and the U.S., following the outbreak of COVID-19 is facilitating the growth in the market. Rising air passenger traf...

Emirates announces major retrofit program

At the Dubai Airshow 2021 today, Emirates announced that it will retrofit 105 of its modern wide-body aircraft with its Premium Economy product, in addition to other cabin enhancements. The 18-month retrofit programme, scheduled to begin at the end of 2022, will be entirely conducted at Emirates...

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