News in Numbers


Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific has announced a $4.7bn order of 32 additional Airbus A320neo aircraft, bringing its current total order to 64 aircraft.


The $2.3bn Delta Sky Way project at Los Angeles International Airport has been completed ahead of schedule after the final major phase of the project was finalised.


US major United Airlines is set to donate $1.25m to to support aviation and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects in classrooms across the airline’s seven hub markets in the US.


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $121m to airports around the US in order to reduce the risk of runway incursions in what it calls “the safest aviation system in the world”.


American aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing has donated $300,000 to earthquake relief funds in Morocco through its Boeing Charitable Trust and has pledged to match donations from its employees as it looks to support disaster relief efforts in the country.