Boeing is opening additional passenger-to-freighter conversion lines at Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (GAMECO) in China for the 737 narrowbody and at Singapore Technologies Engineering for the 767 widebody.
Prospects for two South African airlines have taken a turn for the better after the country’s government said it would not allow the national carrier to fail, while regional airline Comair’s creditors agreed to a route out of administration.
An intermediate engine between the current LEAP turbofan and one that would enter service in 2035 with slashed greenhouse gas emissions is not in the cards, according to Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin.
American Airlines has issued a tentative 737 MAX pilot instruction schedule that would have computer-based lessons begin in five weeks, simulator sessions starting in November and all 4,200 of its 737 pilots trained by February 2021.
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The state of Hawaii has pushed back plans to launch a pre-travel COVID-19 testing program for out-of-state arrivals until Oct. 15, marking a two-week setback from earlier plans to partially re-open on Oct. 1.
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