Analysis Shows 13% Of Stored MAX Fleet Has No Customers
Boeing needs to find new customers for 13% of the 737 MAXs it has built but not delivered following order-book shuffling by customers prompted by several factors, including the model’s prolonged grounding and the global airline downturn, an Aviation Week analysis shows.
Europe Presses Ahead With Modernizing Air Traffic Management
The renovation of European air traffic management is progressing steadily—but with shifted priorities. The promoters of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research project, supported by air navigation service providers, have managed to maintain budgets despite the COVID-19 crisis.
ANALYSIS: Can Pre-Flight Testing Help Restore International Travel?
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The depth and length of the impact of the COVD-19 pandemic on the air transport industry struck hard in October. In a grim update on the financial outlook for airlines, IATA said it expected them to burn through $77 billion in the second half of the year—or $300,000 per minute—and not become cash positive until 2022.
Airbus Now Looks To Raise Single-Aisle Output In Mid-2021
Airbus confirmed Oct. 29 it may raise single-aisle production rates to 47 aircraft per month from 40 at some point in 2021, a move that would be “backed by the backlog," according to CEO Guillaume Faury.