Call them letters of interest, pre-orders or some other term, electric aircraft startups are persuading potential customers to make early commitments of different forms to their products. In return, customers are gaining an ability to influence the design and investors are receiving votes of confidence in the aircraft.
U.S. regional carrier Piedmont Airlines and its pilots have tentatively agreed to a new contract, including a set of hiring and retention bonuses designed to create stability as traffic demand grows following the recent downturn.
Air New Zealand plans to transition to all-787 widebody fleet, South African Airlines to restart operations after a lengthy grounding Canada's airlines reawaken and more. Take a look at the daily roundup of air transport news.
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