United Airlines Objects To DOT’s Newark Slot Proposal
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United Airlines pushed back against a proposal from the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) to reassign 16 peak-time slots at Newark Liberty International (EWR) to a LCC or ULCC, arguing that doing so would exacerbate congestion at the airport.
A project to demonstrate low-carbon production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from corn stover—the leaves and stalks left in fields after harvesting—has been funded by the U.S. Energy Department (DOE).
Daily Memo: Recovery Phase Could Trigger Short-Term MRO Shortage
The Asia-Pacific MRO industry is expected to face a temporary capacity crunch in the post-pandemic period, as airlines are likely to be returning many of their stored aircraft to service at roughly the same time.
Aircraft contracted by the U.S. Defense and State Departments are increasing the pace of flight operations to carry Afghan evacuees from bases in Europe and the Middle East after operations stopped because of measles outbreaks.
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