Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
Sep 15, 2021
British Airways (BA) has arranged a deal with Air BP to purchase its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a basis that assumes some corporate customers…
Sep 13, 2021
The members of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) have jointly committed to the goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, highlighting the need for more focus on sustainable fuel infrastructure.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
Apr 29, 2021
Embraer’s second quarter is off to a positive start with an order for 30 E195-E2 jets from an undisclosed customer as the Brazilian manufacturer looks to secure more new orders in 2021. 
Apr 16, 2021
Start-up virtual carrier Green Airlines has signed a long-term wet-lease contract with German Airways to provide two Embraer E190-100LRs to support its network expansion. 

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 18, 2021
Flight LH8161 from New York JFK marked the end of Lufthansa Cargo’s commercial service with the three-engine MD-11F after more than 23 years.
Oct 14, 2021
Titanium parts made for Boeing 787s by a sub-tier vendor and supplied via Leonardo do not conform to Boeing’s design specifications and must be re-worked.
Oct 14, 2021
Universal Hydrogen (UH2) has raised an additional $62 million in funding to take the startup through initial flight testing of its hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion conversion for regional turboprops. 
Oct 13, 2021
Boeing's goal is to have its entire 737 MAX backlog, which built up while deliveries had been halted, cleared out by late 2022 or early 2023. 
Oct 12, 2021
Irish cargo airline operator ASL Aviation Holdings plans to convert up to 10 ATR 72s to zero-emission fuel-cell propulsion after signing a letter of intent to be Universal Hydrogen’s (UH2) launch customer in the cargo turboprop market.

Interiors & Connectivity

Aug 18, 2021
Etihad Airways’ engineering arm plans to team up with two specialists in 3D printing to research the possibility of applying the technique to serial production of cabin components.
Jul 16, 2021
Lufthansa subsidiary unveiled subsidiary Eurowings Discover during a July 15 launch event in Frankfurt.
Jun 30, 2021
On June 28, 2021, Lufthansa subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) unveiled its new Premium Economy Class, which will supplement its existing Economy, Business and First Classes from the 2021 fourth quarter.
Jun 28, 2021
Swiss International Air Lines has begun to invest again, unveiling its new premium economy class that is scheduled to be rolled out from mid-November on its Boeing 777 fleet.
Jun 24, 2021
Starting from June 28, passengers traveling on selected Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A350s will be able to shop, buy and pay for duty-free products online from their inflight entertainment (IFE) system.

Airports & Routes

Oct 20, 2021
LATAM sustainability director Juan José Tohá explains the Latin American carrier’s sustainability pathway. –Interview by WESLEY CHARNOCK What’s at…
Oct 19, 2021
The UK CAA will allow London Heathrow to raise passenger charges—but not as much as the airport had hoped for.
Oct 19, 2021
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) broke ground on a $1.4 billion new terminal project on Oct. 14, 2021.
Oct 18, 2021
Italy’s new national airline ITA Airways has laid out its network ambitions, saying it hopes to be flying to 74 destinations across 89 routes by 2025.
Oct 18, 2021
The Irish government plans to provide the country’s aviation sector with a €126 million ($146 million) boost to help restore air services in the post-pandemic period and improve facilities at regional airports.

Airlines & Lessors

Oct 21, 2021
After posting a profit during the third quarter, Alaska Air Group is warning that fallout from the delta coronavirus variant will reduce its 2021 fourth quarter (Q4) revenue by $200 million. 
Oct 21, 2021
Airlines in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK are scrambling to arrange repatriation flights for passengers in Morocco, after the North African country banned all flights to and from the European nations from 11:59 p.m., local time, Oct. 20.
Oct 21, 2021
Icelandair has reported a third-quarter (Q3) net profit of $19.6 million despite the coronavirus delta variant negatively affecting September load factor figures and unit revenues.
Oct 21, 2021
French airlines are criticizing an aviation agreement between the European Union and Qatar, saying it will intensify competitive pressure for airlines still struggling with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. 
Oct 21, 2021
Intra-African growth is expected to be the strongest category for African airlines, at around 6.5% per year, considerably above the global growth rate in air transport of 4%.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Oct 15, 2021
Vaccinated air travelers from 33 foreign countries will be allowed to enter the U.S. beginning Nov. 8, according to a White House official.
Oct 15, 2021
The Australian state of New South Wales plans to remove quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated residents returning home, prompting Qantas to…
Oct 14, 2021
The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has rebuilt its State of Design capabilities after delegating the task to EASA almost two decades ago. 
Oct 14, 2021
After 18 months, the Indonesian government has reopened its Bali and Riau Islands provinces for foreign tourists on Oct. 14.
Oct 14, 2021
The European Union and Ukraine have reached an agreement on a common aviation area after 15 years of negotiations.

Maintenance & Training

Jul 06, 2021
This webinar took place July 6, 2021. Airlines, airports and the air transport industry are urging governments to make data-based decisions so that…
Jun 25, 2021
As the gradual lifting of travel restrictions sets the stage for a swift traffic recovery this summer, Airbus and Boeing plan on sticking to strategies that can now be described as proven.
Jun 23, 2021
Austrian Airlines is reconverting two Boeing 777-200ERs for passenger service that had been used for cargo flights over the past 15 months amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Jun 22, 2021
London-based aviation-services firm Air One Aviation is acquiring two flight-training businesses, UK-based Quadrant Systems Limited (QSL) and Sharjah-based Pier Seven Aviation FZC.
May 26, 2021
Counterintuitive as it may seem with airlines downsizing and furloughing crews, a pilot shortage problem may re-emerge sooner than most think…