Sustainability

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Sep 21, 2021
Although propulsion is sometimes overlooked in the historical arc of the aerospace saga, advances in engine technology have been pivotal to every…
Sep 13, 2021
The members of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) have jointly committed to the goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, highlighting the need for more focus on sustainable fuel infrastructure.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

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Sep 20, 2021
US airlines turn to bigger ‘small’ jets.
Aug 24, 2021
Even in an industry totally shaken by a global pandemic, some things don’t appear to be changing as a post-Covid world emerges. One of those is that…

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Sep 20, 2021
Sweden-based SCA, Europe’s largest private forest owner, and Nordic energy company St1 have established a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels, including sustainable aviation fuel.
Sep 20, 2021
American Airlines has become an anchor partner in Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, investing $100 million in the Bill Gates-founded initiative to accelerate clean energy technologies needed to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Sep 20, 2021
As manufacturers strive to reduce the fuel burn and emissions of their next generation of commercial airliners, longer wings are near the top of the list.
Sep 17, 2021
Canada’s SAF+ Consortium has produced the first few liters of synthetic kerosene at its pilot plant in Montreal.
Sep 17, 2021
Swedish regional BRA, OEM ATR and fuel supplier Neste partner to certify 100% SAF for ATR regional turboprops; first test flight in 2022.

Interiors & Connectivity

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.
Sep 01, 2021
Aircraft modifications focus on leisure, pleasure, hygiene and emissions.
Aug 31, 2021
Porter Airlines has upgraded and upgauged the cabins in each of its 29 De Havilland Dash 8-400s ahead of its restart next week, installing new, slimmer seats that enabled the airline to add a row in each. 

Airports & Routes

Sep 20, 2021
A DOT application outlines 43 O&D city pairs that would be covered by a proposed extended codeshare partnership between Turkish Airlines and JetBlue.
Sep 20, 2021
Norwegian startup Flyr is launching three new international routes from Oslo in October and increasing frequencies on flights to two leisure destinations in Spain. 
Sep 20, 2021
China Eastern Airlines has launched an operational unit in Hainan where it plans to deploy 50 aircraft and increase domestic and international connectivity.
Sep 17, 2021
The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) plans to award the rights for several peak flights at Newark Liberty International (EWR) to a LCC or ULCC to spur competition and reduce fares.
Sep 16, 2021
South Korean automaker Hyundai and UK startup Urban-Air Port plan to develop 65 urban vertiports at key locations worldwide.

Airlines & Lessors

Sep 20, 2021
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr tried his best to convince investors of the plan for a €2.1 billion ($2.5 billion) capital increase the airline published Sept. 20.
Sep 20, 2021
Cathay Pacific says it is unlikely to meet its goals for restoring capacity in the 2021 fourth quarter because travel restrictions are not easing sufficiently.
Sep 20, 2021
A DOT application outlines 43 O&D city pairs that would be covered by a proposed extended codeshare partnership between Turkish Airlines and JetBlue.
Sep 20, 2021
Norwegian startup Flyr is launching three new international routes from Oslo in October and increasing frequencies on flights to two leisure destinations in Spain. 
Sep 20, 2021
China Eastern Airlines has launched an operational unit in Hainan where it plans to deploy 50 aircraft and increase domestic and international connectivity.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Sep 20, 2021
The aviation sector has welcomed the UK government’s move to simplify COVID-19 travel rules, saying the move is a step toward recovery and that it should help pent-up demand to be transformed into ticket sales.
Sep 17, 2021
The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) plans to award the rights for several peak flights at Newark Liberty International (EWR) to a LCC or ULCC to spur competition and reduce fares.
Sep 17, 2021
Swedish regional BRA, OEM ATR and fuel supplier Neste partner to certify 100% SAF for ATR regional turboprops; first test flight in 2022.
Sep 16, 2021
The FAA has finalized a mandatory inspection program for GE CF34-8 engines to detect cracks in combustion liner outer shells that, if left to propagate, can cause the structure to buckle and, in extreme cases, trigger inflight shutdowns. 
Sep 16, 2021
GA-ASI and UK Civil Aviation Authority released new details of first point-to-point UAS flight utilizing UK airways structure.

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.