Lufthansa has begun conversion of an Airbus A350-900 into a climate research aircraft. The A350 will replace an A340-600 previously used to measure trace elements and greenhouse gases in the tropopause.
Daily Memo: Parts Demand Points To Aftermarket Recovery Momentum
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A recent Oliver Wyman projection that U.S. domestic air traffic could be back up to 2019 levels by early 2022 seems to align with data points coming out of the aftermarket side, suggesting aircraft operators believe they will need lift sooner rather than later.
A Swiss research project has been launched with the goal of developing a synthetic kerosene produced from carbon dioxide (CO2) and renewable hydrogen that can directly replace fossil jet fuel without requiring changes to aircraft and engines.
Wizz Air To Launch UAE-Israel Route As Etihad Begins Service
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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has confirmed plans to launch scheduled service between Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Tel Aviv (TLV) later this month—less than 24 hours after Etihad Airways began flying between the destinations.
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