Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
Nov 27, 2020
Future carbon-neutral commercial aircraft should benefit from a favorable tax policy to help the technology gain traction, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said.
Nov 27, 2020
ICAO’s council has adopted decisions on eligibility units and sustainability certification, clearing the path for the implementation of CORSIA, the carbon-offsetting scheme for airlines.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
Nov 23, 2020
From the world's first commercial jet airliner in 1940s to the emergence of a new generation of regional jets in the 1990s, here's an overview of some of the most significant single-aisles in history.
Nov 17, 2020
The airline industry and its main aircraft suppliers will be in survival mode at least through the upcoming winter season and until a broadly distributed COVID-19 vaccine allows public life worldwide to return to normal. 

Air Traffic

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Nov 25, 2020
An IATA airport code, designates many airports and metropolitan areas around the world. How well do you know IATA airport codes? Take our quiz and find out
Nov 20, 2020
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Aircraft & Propulsion

Dec 04, 2020
Boeing is seeing some positive signs in its commercial aftermarket activity but cautions that the future of its once-high-profile services push will be shaped by post-pandemic demand. 
Dec 04, 2020
Boeing’s two key widebody programs are facing stronger headwinds from both internal and external sources, prompting the company to further trim its planned 787 output for 2021 and signal that 777X certification will continue to proceed slowly. 
Dec 04, 2020
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic is expecting to perform its final Boeing 747 flight on Dec. 16 and has announced plans to resume operations from Manchester, England, on Dec. 5 after a nine-month break.
Dec 04, 2020
Examining the position of aviation aftermarket hubs by region.
Dec 03, 2020
Research organizations from 13 countries have signed a declaration committing to the development of technologies for zero emission aviation. 

Interiors & Connectivity

Dec 02, 2020
Satellite services provider Intelsat has completed its $400 million cash acquisition of Gogo’s commercial aviation business, creating a new internal division led by Gogo president John Wade.
Dec 02, 2020
The pandemic panic is mostly over in some parts of the world as 2020’s end nears, while in others COVID-19 is rampaging or resurging.
Nov 27, 2020
As part of its efforts to roll out a touchless flying experience, Singaporean LCC Scoot will be introducing an inflight mobile portal for its passengers starting from late December.
Nov 25, 2020
The numbers of airline accidents and accident fatalities are tracking down this year, although a factor in the decline will be the big drop in flights caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 25, 2020
Air Astana has repositioned the business-class cabins in its fleet of Embraer 190-E2 regional jets as premium-economy sections, in response to feedback from passengers.

Airports & Routes

Dec 04, 2020
Under a new long-term master plan, London City Airport (LCY) is expecting to handle 11 million passengers by the mid-to-late 2030s–more than double the 5.1 million that it handled in 2019.
Dec 04, 2020
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic is expecting to perform its final Boeing 747 flight on Dec. 16 and has announced plans to resume operations from Manchester, England, on Dec. 5 after a nine-month break.
Dec 04, 2020
Volaris is eyeing further growth at Mexico City Juarez International (MEX) as the ULCC seeks to exploit opportunities created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 04, 2020
The UK saw more international departure seats than any other country in the third quarter.
Dec 04, 2020
In the third quarter, China saw a slight year-on-year increase in domestic departure seats.

Airlines & Lessors

Dec 04, 2020
UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic is expecting to perform its final Boeing 747 flight on Dec. 16 and has announced plans to resume operations from Manchester, England, on Dec. 5 after a nine-month break.
Dec 04, 2020
Volaris is eyeing further growth at Mexico City Juarez International (MEX) as the ULCC seeks to exploit opportunities created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 04, 2020
Air France has strengthened its partnership with French rail operator SNCF as the airline works to cut emissions from its domestic flight network in line with federal financial support requirements. 
Dec 04, 2020
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is preparing itself for a strong competitive environment when the airline business returns to a kind of normal after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
Dec 04, 2020
The UK saw more international departure seats than any other country in the third quarter.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Dec 04, 2020
Delta Air Lines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plan to launch COVID-tested flights between Atlanta and Amsterdam, as carriers look to speed up the restart of international travel.
Dec 04, 2020
Some business travelers, media staff and “elite sportspersons” will be exempted from COVID-19 quarantine on their return to England, under the latest guidance issued by the UK Department for Transport (DfT).
Dec 03, 2020
The European Commission (EC) has approved the sale of Lufthansa Service Group’s (LSG) European business to Switzerland’s Gategroup, allowing the deal to be closed.
Dec 03, 2020
The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) finalized a new rule narrowing the criteria it uses to hold airlines accountable for “unfair and deceptive” business practices. 
Dec 03, 2020
The UK government is proposing a late-night ban on Boeing 747-400s and similar-vintage aircraft at London’s main airports from 2022 onward to spare communities near airports from the noise of the older-generation types. 

Maintenance & Training

Nov 30, 2020
Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR is ready to start training pilots on a new piece of commercial aviation safety equipment—an enhanced vision system (EVS) and accompanying head-mounted display.
Nov 24, 2020
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has issued its draft parameters for clearing the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, adding flight crew procedures and performance limitations to the FAA’s requirements.
Nov 23, 2020
Southwest Airlines warned its mechanics of more than 400 potential furloughs, cautioning that job losses will be unavoidable unless they agree to further cost-cutting measures.
Nov 19, 2020
Major airlines and regional carriers in 2019 were promoting career pathway programs to hedge against a gap among pilot supply and demand.
Nov 18, 2020
The FAA’s finalization of required changes to the Boeing 737 MAX and its formal reversal of a flight ban if the changes are implemented clears the way for U.S. operators to get their grounded aircraft back in service.