Post-Pandemic Route Planning ‘Needs A Crystal Ball’
In-market testing of services has become the most reliable barometer of success, the CEO of Flyadeal tells World Routes delegates.
Air France Sees Over 90% Of U.S. Capacity By March
Air France plans to operate more than 90% of its 2019 capacity to the U.S. by the end of the winter season as the French flag carrier sets out its schedule for the coming months.
Tata Group Wins Bidding Contest To Take Over Air India
After many years of trying, the Indian government has finally found a buyer for Air India.
DLR Building Megawatt-Scale Fuel-Cell Test Site
Germany aerospace center DLR has broken ground on a test site for hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion systems.
China Golden Week Holiday Volume Still Below Recovery Level
The seven-day China national day holiday season, known as the Golden Week, failed to reached pre-pandemic numbers and even sunk below 2020 levels, recording 9.29 million passengers, or 19.6% lower year-on-year (YOY), according to China aviation authorities.
Service Tracks Aircraft Emissions For Lessors, Banks
A service that allows lessors, banks and other aircraft owners to track and report the emissions from their portfolios has been launched by Irish financial services company Fexco and U.S. aviation risk management consultancy Avocet.
Fiji Airways Plans Return Of International Services
Fiji Airways intends to resume flying scheduled international services starting Dec. 1 following the Fijian government’s decision to relax inbound travel restrictions.
Hydrogen Making Inroads Into Sustainable-Aircraft Development
A shift from electric and hybrid-electric propulsion toward hydrogen is evident among sustainable aircraft projects announced so far this year, according to European consultancy Roland Berger.
Singapore To Open Vaccinated Travel Lanes With More Countries
A day after announcing a vaccinated travel lane (VTL) with South Korea, the Singapore government revealed eight more partner countries in Europe and North America.
Rolls-Royce Backs German Hybrid-Electric Development Center
As Rolls-Royce continues its push into electrified propulsion, the engine maker has signed an agreement to establish facilities in Germany for developing, testing and producing hybrid-electric power trains.
UEC’s PD-35 Core Engine Starts Ground Tests
Russia’s largest turbofan engine—the 35-ton thrust PD-35—is starting to take shape.
Prometheus To Produce Net-Zero SAF From 2022
U.S. startup Prometheus Fuels expects to begin delivering commercial quantities of its carbon-neutral sustainable aviation fuel toward the end of 2022.
Former Ruag Aero Machining Division Starts As FitIndustry
FitIndustry has started Tier 1 operations for major aircraft OEMs after taking over all remaining employees and assets from Ruag International.
Japanese Airlines Set SAF Supply Target To Meet Net-Zero Goal
Domestic and foreign airlines operating in Japan will need an estimated 2.3 billion liters (613 million gal.) of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to achieve the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, concludes a joint report by All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan Airlines (JAL).
Daily Memo: Politics Aside, U.S. Airlines Forging Ahead On Employee Vaccination
While Republicans are maneuvering to link the vaccine mandate directly to the Democratic president and frame it as an infringement of individual freedom, vaccination programs at U.S. airlines are well on their way to being accomplished.
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