Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
May 01, 2021
It has taken far too long, but the political will to greatly increase the availability, affordability and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) is…
Apr 30, 2021
The race for alternative aviation fuels speeds up.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
May 04, 2021
When discussing aero engines, it’s always tempting to begin by going back to basics with the reminder that without these amazing machines, there…
Apr 29, 2021
Embraer’s second quarter is off to a positive start with an order for 30 E195-E2 jets from an undisclosed customer as the Brazilian manufacturer looks to secure more new orders in 2021. 

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Aircraft & Propulsion

May 12, 2021
Turkish LCC Pegasus Airlines plans to operate a fleet almost entirely made up of Airbus A320neo family aircraft by 2025.
May 12, 2021
Based on Airbus’ latest thinking that single-aisle demand will return sooner than expected, the OEM is resuming preparatory work for a new narrowbody final assembly line in Toulouse to be operational by the end of 2022.
May 12, 2021
The joint venture is owned equally by both parties and its incorporation is expected in the next few months.
May 11, 2021
Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes unit delivered 17 aircraft in April as an increase in 787 hand-overs was more than offset by problems in the 737 program that limited deliveries to just four and continue to keep aircraft idle. 
May 11, 2021
Austrian Airlines’ long-planned retirement of its De Havilland Dash 8-400 fleet has left the carrier with a capacity gap beneath its smallest jet aircraft, the Embraer E195, on short-haul routes.

Interiors & Connectivity

Apr 28, 2021
Enhancing cabin interiors products is still on the agenda for designers and manufacturers as they continuously improve cabin designs for efficiency and safety.
Apr 23, 2021
Dutch carrier KLM plans to equip 39 short-haul aircraft with Viasat Wi-Fi connectivity, while Norwegian regional airline Widerøe is beginning a six-month trial of Inflight Dublin’s wireless inflight-entertainment (IFE) product Everhub.
Mar 25, 2021
Recaro Aircraft Seating reported its 2020 earnings as €295 million, down 60% from 2019. However, the seating company remains focused on moving forward after an unprecedented pandemic year.
Mar 24, 2021
Cabin and technology specialists believe the latest anti-viral solutions could reassure passengers as they gradually return to the skies following the coronavirus crisis. 
Mar 24, 2021
Boosting passenger confidence and creating a sense of well-being aboard aircraft are priorities of cabin interior specialists in the slow recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

Airports & Routes

May 14, 2021
Starlux has indicated it plans to operate daily year-round service between Taipei and Los Angeles.
May 14, 2021
Russia’s Aeroflot Group has finally brought all of its subsidiary airlines to its home base, Moscow Sheremetyevo International, as part of efforts to optimize its network. 
May 14, 2021
The all-business-class carrier now hopes to resume its transatlantic operations after more than a year of its scheduled services being suspended.
May 14, 2021
The planned launch of an air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong looks likely to be postponed again following new social interaction restrictions in response to emerging COVID-19 clusters.
May 13, 2021
So far only three routes have been launched but the LCC intends to grow its network to 14 destinations from Russia’s busiest airport over the course of the summer season.

Airlines & Lessors

May 14, 2021
Airline CEOs express confidence that the aviation industry “possesses the right tools, based on data and science, to enable a safe and meaningful restart to transatlantic travel.”
May 14, 2021
The quarterly earnings report was Frontier’s first since becoming a public company on March 31, after it held its initial public offering on the Nasdaq.
May 14, 2021
Azul touts its fleet diversity as a major advantage in the company’s recovery. 
May 14, 2021
The five Airbus A330s will mark the company’s first long-haul aircraft.
May 14, 2021
Korean Air is continuing to achieve quarterly operating profits, mainly attributable to its surging cargo operations offsetting lost passenger revenue.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

May 13, 2021
The electrical issues and related grounding halted momentum that the 737 MAX program was gaining following its return to service in most regions.
May 12, 2021
A coalition of nearly two-dozen CEOs from across the travel and tourism industry called on President Joe Biden to take steps to restart air travel between the U.S. and the UK.
May 11, 2021
A bipartisan group of U.S. House lawmakers introduced a bill that would prevent the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) from issuing foreign air carrier permits to so-called “flag-of-convenience” carriers, reviving a multi-year effort to restrict foreign LCCs from operating in the transatlantic market.
May 10, 2021
Regulators, manufacturers and maintenance providers are revamping engine biocide treatment protocols in the wake of a serious incident that forced an emergency landing of an Airbus A321 at London Gatwick in 2020. 
May 03, 2021
New Zealand has agreed to open a quarantine-free travel bubble with the Cook Islands, prompting Air New Zealand to ramp up flights to the popular leisure destination of Rarotonga.

Maintenance & Training

May 05, 2021
Singapore Airlines Engineering Company (SIAEC) is looking at a potential partial acquisition of SR Technics Malaysia to bolster its narrowbody MRO capabilities as it enters a recovery phase “fraught with risks.”
May 05, 2021
Malaysia Aviation Group is giving its smaller airline Firefly more flexibility to capture the domestic and regional market while aiming to avoid cannibalization of routes operated by Malaysia Airlines. 
Apr 30, 2021
The FAA’s mandate ordering electrical-bonding modifications to certain grounded Boeing 737 MAXs is out, but operators are still waiting on finalized…
Apr 26, 2021
The latest survey of more than 40 service providers suggests a shift in MRO spending is well underway.
Apr 21, 2021
This webinar took place April 21, 2021 and sponsored by Collins Aerospace. The pandemic has forced companies to examine their strategies and…