Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
Apr 13, 2021
United Airlines has launched a new endeavor with nearly a dozen other corporations to collectively purchase roughly 3.4 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) this year.
Apr 12, 2021
France has moved closer to banning short-haul domestic flights on routes than can be covered by train in under 2.5 hrs. as part of efforts to lower carbon emissions.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
Apr 14, 2021
Swiss regional carrier Helvetic Airways believes several airlines will utilize its fleet of Embraer E190/195-E2s for wet-lease capacity, especially when environmental requirements are attached to the financial support airlines receive from European governments.
Apr 14, 2021
Discover how the advanced technology found in Embraer’s E2 aircraft has led to a significant reduction in noise levels and is already meeting ICAO’s Chapter 14 cumulative limit. Read the article.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Apr 15, 2021
One week into a de facto partial fleet grounding, Boeing continues to evaluate the scale and needed steps to correct 737 MAX electrical system problems—an issue that extends beyond the area originally flagged by the manufacturer.
Apr 15, 2021
SkyNRG is to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production facilities in the U.S. and has signed an MOU with Alaska Airlines to increase investment in low-carbon fuels.
Apr 15, 2021
South Africa’s Sasol has been producing synthetic jet fuel from coal and natural gas for decades. 
Apr 14, 2021
Boeing’s March order-book tally of 185 737 MAXs included sales of 62 already-constructed aircraft, helping the manufacturer ensure that its planned narrowbody production-rate ramp-up will not contribute to a glut of unsold units. 
Apr 14, 2021
The exemplary support the French government has provided to the country’s aerospace industry has proved effective damage control. 

Interiors & Connectivity

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.
Mar 16, 2021
Passenger expectations for­ inflight connectivity increasing.
Mar 16, 2021
JetBlue puts ‘wow’ factor into narrowbody cabin design.

Airports & Routes

Apr 16, 2021
Spain’s Iberia has announced an ambitious summer program, resuming scheduled flights to many past destinations and adding capacity on its busiest routes as more travel restrictions lift. 
Apr 14, 2021
Heathrow’s CEO sees more short-term potential for long-haul flights than short-haul from his airport given mainland Europe’s latest COVID-19 spike.
Apr 13, 2021
Talks on potential bilateral travel bubbles from Singapore have spurred internet search activity in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan. 
Apr 12, 2021
The UK’s Southampton Airport has won its long campaign to extend its single runway, a development the facility said was vital for its survival.
Apr 12, 2021
Vinci Airports has won a 30-year concession from Brazil’s ANAC (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) to run seven airports in the north of the country, Brazil’s largest and least populated region. 

Airlines & Lessors

Apr 16, 2021
With vaccination programs underway in many countries and demand for summer travel slowly starting to pick up, Belgium’s Brussels Airlines is preparing for a gradual increase in its flight operations.
Apr 16, 2021
The government of Cabo Verde plans to fully privatize the country’s national carrier, selling off its 39% stake in Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA).
Apr 16, 2021
Start-up virtual carrier Green Airlines has signed a long-term wet-lease contract with German Airways to provide two Embraer 190-100LRs to support its network expansion. 
Apr 16, 2021
Spain’s Iberia has announced an ambitious summer program, resuming scheduled flights to many past destinations and adding capacity on its busiest routes as more travel restrictions lift. 
Apr 15, 2021
One week into a de facto partial fleet grounding, Boeing continues to evaluate the scale and needed steps to correct 737 MAX electrical system problems—an issue that extends beyond the area originally flagged by the manufacturer.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Apr 16, 2021
The European Commission (EC) has approved a Belgian scheme to help support airports in Wallonia, the southern French-speaking region of the country…
Apr 15, 2021
One week into a de facto partial fleet grounding, Boeing continues to evaluate the scale and needed steps to correct 737 MAX electrical system problems—an issue that extends beyond the area originally flagged by the manufacturer.
Apr 14, 2021
EASA has published its final special condition for the certification of electric and hybrid propulsion systems for aircraft.
Apr 13, 2021
Talks between U.S. and United Arab Emirates (UAE) regulatory officials have clarified that FAA parts manufacturer approval (PMA) parts are eligible for installation on UAE-registered aircraft with few restrictions.
Apr 09, 2021
Boeing and 16 affected 737 MAX customers are working to inspect backup power units on about 90 aircraft to ensure they are grounded after the manufacturer learned that production-line changes created risk of failures. 

Maintenance & Training

Apr 15, 2021
South Africa’s Sasol has been producing synthetic jet fuel from coal and natural gas for decades. 
Apr 12, 2021
One of the notable aspects of the COVID-19 crisis in the Asia-Pacific region is that airlines have been affected differently depending on their home market and business model. 
Apr 09, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic offers a rare chance to reset pilots’ training standards and reduce the increasing number of accidents caused by a lack of basic flying skills, according to an influential group within the UK’s Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). 
Apr 09, 2021
Qatar Airways has opened a 9,000-ft.² technical engine facility in Doha that it says will boost cost efficiencies and workflow.
Apr 08, 2021
Airbus and Malaysia Airlines have signed an agreement to extend an existing Flight Hour Services Components (FHS-C) contract for another five years.