Daily Memo: French Caribbean Crisis Highlights Fragile Nature Of Recovery
Tourists were told to leave Martinique after a new wave of COVID cases, highlighting the fragile nature of the broader aviation sector recovery—when the virus reemerges in a given region, the situation for the airlines serving it can change dramatically in days.
Researchers Develop Cheaper Route To SAF From Biomass
A new process for producing jet fuel from ethanol with less energy and smaller facilities creates the potential for a distributed processing system located close to biomass sources, according to its developers.
Avelo Airlines will begin U.S. East Coast service with four routes from its Connecticut base to four leisure-heavy Florida destinations—Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Orlando and Tampa Bay—the recent start-up said Aug. 19.
Ampaire Demonstrates Hybrid Bridge To Electrified Regional Flights
Angus Batey, Graham Warwick
The U.S. startup’s Electric EEL completed several flights on a representative regional airline route from Kirkwall Airport on the island of Orkney to Wick John O’Groats Airport some 40 mi. away on the Scottish mainland.
NASA Closes In On Electrified Propulsion Demonstration Awards
Lee Noble, director of NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate’s Integrated Aviation Systems Program, recently updated the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics on the Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration effort.
Avelo Airlines will begin U.S. East Coast service with four routes from its Connecticut base, Singapore lifts new border restrictions as herd-immunity nears, Emirates signs new codeshare with Brazil's Azul and more. Take a look at the daily roundup of air transport news.
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