Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
Oct 19, 2021
Despite unprecedented fiscal pressures, Boeing says continuing ecoDemonstrator support is investing in the future as sustainability takes center stage.
Oct 12, 2021
With an airline recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic expected to take another two to three years, business aviation has taken on a leading role in…

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
Oct 21, 2021
The efficiency of the wings on any aircraft is vital. And on crossover narrowbody jets a number of design and manufacturing characteristics have brought efficiency levels as competitive as any in any capacity segment.
Sep 20, 2021
The introduction of new aircraft types provides an opportunity for airlines, training organisations and training technology providers to put new ideas - be they hardware or software - into practise.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 26, 2021
Airlines are on track to lose $50 billion in 2021, and more than $200 billion in 2020-2022 combined. 
Oct 25, 2021
The U.S. Air Force’s potential Advanced Tactical Trainer, recently announced in a request for information, is expected to serve as a bridge for pilots graduating from initial training in a T-38, or eventually a Boeing-Saab T-7, before entering the cockpit for an operational fighter.
Oct 25, 2021
Startup ZeroAvia has partnered with Mitsubishi’s CRJ support division, MHI RJ Aviation, to develop hydrogen-electric propulsion for regional jets, aiming for market availability in 2028.
Oct 22, 2021
Qantas is accelerating restart plans for several more international routes, allowing the carrier to reactivate widebody aircraft and recall employees ahead of its previous forecasts.
Oct 21, 2021
Intra-African growth is expected to be the strongest category for African airlines, at around 6.5% per year, considerably above the global growth rate in air transport of 4%.

Interiors & Connectivity

Oct 08, 2021
A Singaporean hygiene and disinfection service provider has won a government-led “innovation challenge” aimed at developing new solutions and addressing the need to restore public confidence in traveling. 
Sep 22, 2021
Inmarsat's OneFi serves as a catalyst to monetize inflight connectivity by “bringing a host of onboard services together within a single portal interface that passengers can easily access using their own personal devices.”
Sep 14, 2021
Aircraft interiors retrofit spending is set to rise as airlines start to show some signs of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, industry experts said Sept.14 at this year's virtual Aircraft Interiors Expo.
Sep 10, 2021
Digitalization drives a rethink on baggage and onboard food services.
Sep 06, 2021
Virgin Atlantic is shrinking the business-class cabin inside some of its A350-1000s to make way for more economy seats in a new seating layout tailored for certain leisure routes, beginning with flights from London Heathrow to Orlando, Florida.

Airports & Routes

Oct 26, 2021
ACI Europe President Jost Lammers says airports will not be used as an “instrument of subsidization” for airlines.
Oct 26, 2021
The Netherlands aviation industry has presented the country’s government with what it says is the world’s first project for a large-scale sustainable taxiing plan.
Oct 26, 2021
New security equipment installed at Ireland’s Shannon Airport will halve the time spent inspecting departing passengers, according to the airport’s owners.
Oct 26, 2021
Italian and French airport operators have formed a company, Urban Blue, with international ambitions to design, build and manage the vertiport infrastructure for urban air mobility.
Oct 26, 2021
The agreement will allow British Airways passengers to connect to 20 destinations across Africa and opens up 26 points in the UK and Europe for travelers with Kenya Airways.

Airlines & Lessors

Oct 26, 2021
JetBlue Airways believes the operating profile of its Embraer E190s under its partnership with American Airlines will result in the aircraft being positive contributors to its margins. 
Oct 26, 2021
Emirates Airline plans to boost its operational workforce by recruiting additional 2,500 staff over the next six months, as pandemic-related travel restrictions ease worldwide with the wider administration of COVID-19 vaccines.
Oct 26, 2021
A new Middle East cargo operator has received its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Bahraini authorities. 
Oct 26, 2021
The Indian government has taken another important step in the privatization process for Air India by signing a purchase deal with selected buyer Tata Group.
Oct 26, 2021
ExpressJet Airlines leisure brand aha! launched service from its Reno, Nevada (RNO) base Oct. 24 with service to Pasco/Tri-Cities, Washington (PSC) and said it is on track to continue its planned ramp-up, starting with Bakersfield, California (BFK) Oct. 25.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Oct 26, 2021
Singapore will expand its vaccinated travel lane (VTL) program to Australia and Switzerland starting Nov. 8, as the country gains confidence in opening up its borders to foreign visitors. 
Oct 25, 2021
The European Council has called for further coordination to facilitate free movement within and travel into the EU, following a meeting of European leaders Oct. 21 and 22 in Brussels.  
Oct 25, 2021
A new FAA safety alert spotlights the risk of inadvertently activating the go-around mode on Boeing 757s and 767s, urging operators and training providers to make sure pilots are aware of the scenario and its role in the 2019 fatal accident of an Atlas Air 767.
Oct 22, 2021
The FAA has proposed a new regulation that would provide an extra hour of rest to flight attendants in between shifts.
Oct 22, 2021
The FAA plans to implement new training and several revised processes that ensure issues flagged by its maintenance inspectors are both accurately identified and properly addressed through safety systems.

Maintenance & Training

Sep 10, 2021
As the Omani LCC's fleet expands, one consultant in the region believes SalamAir should now focus on reducing its maintenance costs and building a stronger partnership with flag-carrier Oman Air.
Sep 09, 2021
The global fleet of 128 Boeing 777s with PW4000s has been grounded since late February following a failure onboard a United 777 near Denver—the third PW4000-powered 777 in-service event in three years linked to a cracked fan blade.
Aug 11, 2021
Leonardo and Babcock have formally team to combine their offers to provide Canada’s Future Aircrew Training program.
Aug 10, 2021
The move follows the unlawful diversion of a Ryanair flight on May 23 to the Belarusian capital Minsk.
Aug 05, 2021
The suspension of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ (MHI) SpaceJet regional jet program helped the company’s aerospace division return to profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2021.