Sustainability

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Jul 29, 2021
Aviation has been accustomed to being described as a culprit for climate change, but it should also see itself as a likely casualty.
Jul 26, 2021
Europe is making the introduction of sustainable aviation fuels at airports a big part of its strategy to fight climate change.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

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Jul 30, 2021
Along with Africa, aviation in Central and South America is arguably one of the lesser developed air transport markets in the world. There is…
Jul 19, 2021
By June 30, the UK-headquartered company had 121 aircraft on its books, on lease to 19 customers.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Aug 03, 2021
Global logistics operator DHL Express has launched a cargo variant of Eviation’s Alice electric regional aircraft as part of pioneering plans to establish a sustainable electric express freight network from 2024 onwards.
Aug 02, 2021
U.S. aerospace and defense supplier Parker-Hannifin has made a £7.1 billion ($9.9 billion) bid for UK competitor Meggitt.
Aug 02, 2021
Long-haul, low-cost startup Norse Atlantic Airways is to acquire a second tranche of leased aircraft in preparation for its planned launch in late 2021.
Aug 02, 2021
A Yak-40LL testbed modified with a nose-mounted propeller driven by a 500 kW low-loss superconducting electric motor has been demonstrated in flight for the first time.
Aug 02, 2021
Brazilian airline Azul has signed a MOU for the acquisition of 220 Lilium Jets; the companies plan to partner on a regional high-speed transportation system in Brazil.

Interiors & Connectivity

Jul 16, 2021
Lufthansa subsidiary unveiled subsidiary Eurowings Discover during a July 15 launch event in Frankfurt.
Jun 30, 2021
On June 28, 2021, Lufthansa subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) unveiled its new Premium Economy Class, which will supplement its existing Economy, Business and First Classes from the 2021 fourth quarter.
Jun 28, 2021
Swiss International Air Lines has begun to invest again, unveiling its new premium economy class that is scheduled to be rolled out from mid-November on its Boeing 777 fleet.
Jun 24, 2021
Starting from June 28, passengers traveling on selected Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A350s will be able to shop, buy and pay for duty-free products online from their inflight entertainment (IFE) system.
May 21, 2021
After attracting several investors, including aerospace giant Safran, air-to-ground (A2G) specialist SkyFive is working to create high-speed aircraft Wi-Fi networks in China, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia.

Airports & Routes

Aug 02, 2021
Eurocontrol recorded a total of 167,294 flights during the week to Aug. 1, still a 77,472 reduction compared to the same week of 2019. 
Aug 02, 2021
Aviation technology provider SITA is preparing to expand the deployment of new systems intended to streamline the validation and acceptance of the health certificates that will be vital for international travel to properly resume.
Aug 02, 2021
Startup Air Premia is plotting flights from Seoul Incheon to LAX.
Aug 02, 2021
Airports all over China are taking sweeping measures to prevent the spread of a new COVID-19 outbreak, which has been traced back to cleaning staff working on an Air China flight that arrived at Nanjing Lukou Airport (NKG) from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) on July 10.
Jul 29, 2021
The carriers hope the proposed partnership will allow them to grow “aggressively and profitably” across Latin America as passenger demand continues to recover.

Airlines & Lessors

Aug 03, 2021
Optimistic of passenger demand increasing in the near future, China’s Juneyao Air is raising funds to procure five new aircraft.
Aug 03, 2021
German tour operator TUI Group is consolidating its five airlines into TUI Airline that will serve as an internal operational platform.
Aug 02, 2021
United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby is betting that corporate and long-haul international traffic will fully recover over the next few years—and that United will be ready to meet it with its network of large coastal hubs and fleet of premium-heavy aircraft.
Aug 02, 2021
Avelo, an all-Boeing 737 Next Generation-series operator, plans to tap its flight data and GE’s repository of algorithms to monitor and improve its operation across the board.
Aug 02, 2021
Long-haul, low-cost startup Norse Atlantic Airways is to acquire a second tranche of leased aircraft in preparation for its planned launch in late 2021.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Aug 02, 2021
Aviation technology provider SITA is preparing to expand the deployment of new systems intended to streamline the validation and acceptance of the health certificates that will be vital for international travel to properly resume.
Jul 30, 2021
New guidance from the FAA and EASA targets any operator with aircraft that have lavatory fire extinguishing bottles.
Jul 29, 2021
U.S. House lawmakers took steps on July 29 to advance legislation that would ban so-called flag of convenience carriers from operating in the U.S.
Jul 28, 2021
Aviation sector leaders have welcomed the U.K. government’s decision to end the quarantine upon arrival requirement for fully vaccinated air passengers from the U.S. and most of Europe—but lamented that the measure is probably too late to save the summer travel season.
Jul 28, 2021
Collins' TransAction solution acts as an “exchange,” taking in data from the IATA Travel Pass web interface before converting and distributing the inputs to various airline’s reservation protocols and departure control systems (DCS), and vice versa. 

Maintenance & Training

Jul 16, 2021
Advanced air mobility offers a clean sheet for development of training centered on pilot competencies rather than traditional prescriptive models, says CAE, as the training provider partners with Volocopter to support the German startup’s electric air taxi services.
Jul 08, 2021
Virtual learning and cross-training employees to fill multiple roles as needed are two significant airline industry training trends that will help shape the near-term workforce, an IATA survey found. 
Jul 06, 2021
As commercial aftermarket business ramps up to support steadily increasing flight activity, log jams are inevitable. 
Jul 06, 2021
This webinar took place July 6, 2021. Airlines, airports and the air transport industry are urging governments to make data-based decisions so that…
Jun 25, 2021
As the gradual lifting of travel restrictions sets the stage for a swift traffic recovery this summer, Airbus and Boeing plan on sticking to strategies that can now be described as proven.