With an increasing number of carriers pressing passenger aircraft into service as temporary freighters during the COVID-19 pandemic, Airbus is developing a main cabin cargo-stacking modification for its A330 and A350-family aircraft.
Ryanair Holdings is expecting a net loss of over €100 million ($110 million) for its fiscal first quarter (Q1), with further losses during the peak summer season—a direct effect of the precipitous decline in traffic caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Embraer’s commercial operation has shifted focus to realigning with the rest of the company and conserving cash, with new-product development—including a notional turboprop—put on hold while the business regains its footing amid the Boeing deal collapse and coronavirus crisis, Embraer Commercial Aviation president and CEO John Slattery said.
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