Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
Oct 19, 2021
Despite unprecedented fiscal pressures, Boeing says continuing ecoDemonstrator support is investing in the future as sustainability takes center stage.
Oct 12, 2021
With an airline recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic expected to take another two to three years, business aviation has taken on a leading role in…

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
Aug 10, 2021
The dual-class, 76-seat regional jets will replace 16 aging Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft that SkyWest operates under contracts set to expire in the second half of 2022 and early 2023.
Aug 05, 2021
Porter Airlines will use Embraer’s aftermarket services to maintain its E195-E2 fleet, providing the airline with separate long-term support agreements for major airframe and engine maintenance needs.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Dec 06, 2021
The overall recovery trend is positive, particularly in the core of the fleet—narrowbody flying that serves both domestic routes and many intra-regional cross-border markets.
Dec 03, 2021
The COMAC C919 regional airliner will likely miss its year-end target to certification target, with the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) saying that there are still a number of flight and static tests to be completed.
Dec 02, 2021
UK advanced air mobility startup Vertical Aerospace has set Dec. 14 for a vote on its planned going-public merger with blank-check company Broadstone…
Dec 01, 2021
Almost six years after the first PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) entered service, Pratt & Whitney has announced a performance improvement package targeted at higher thrust and lower fuel burn without impacting durability.
Dec 01, 2021
Gone is the Cessna Skyhawk-like configuration of the original concept, replaced with an unconventional tandem-wing design.

Interiors & Connectivity

Oct 08, 2021
A Singaporean hygiene and disinfection service provider has won a government-led “innovation challenge” aimed at developing new solutions and addressing the need to restore public confidence in traveling. 
Sep 22, 2021
Inmarsat's OneFi serves as a catalyst to monetize inflight connectivity by “bringing a host of onboard services together within a single portal interface that passengers can easily access using their own personal devices.”
Sep 14, 2021
Aircraft interiors retrofit spending is set to rise as airlines start to show some signs of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, industry experts said Sept.14 at this year's virtual Aircraft Interiors Expo.
Sep 10, 2021
Digitalization drives a rethink on baggage and onboard food services.
Sep 06, 2021
Virgin Atlantic is shrinking the business-class cabin inside some of its A350-1000s to make way for more economy seats in a new seating layout tailored for certain leisure routes, beginning with flights from London Heathrow to Orlando, Florida.

Airports & Routes

Nov 29, 2021
Passenger numbers in the U.S. reached their highest levels since Spring 2020, but new concerns about the omicron coronavirus variant could threaten momentum during the winter travel season.
Nov 26, 2021
There should be increases in UK Public Service Obligation (PSO) routes and a cut in the country’s Air Passenger Duty departure tax, a review has recommended.
Nov 26, 2021
Airline exits mean London Southend is without any commercial flights this winter but the airport's CEO is confident traffic will bounce back over the next two to three years.
Nov 26, 2021
Russia’s transport ministry has expanded the open sky regime at Kaliningrad Khrabrovo Airport (KGD), adding the seventh freedom of the air for five years with no restrictions.
Nov 26, 2021
The European Commission and UK authorities are taking steps to restrict travel from southern Africa after the emergence of a significantly mutated variant of COVID-19.

Airlines & Lessors

Dec 07, 2021
The Biden administration is skeptical about the benefits of immunized joint ventures (JVs), but even it will be hard-pressed to deny the merits of the proposed tie-up between Allegiant Air and Viva Aerobus.
Dec 07, 2021
The poor rate of recovery of African passenger traffic–and thus revenues–“is a direct threat to the survival of the African aviation industry,” according to its main representative body. 
Dec 07, 2021
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, arguably the architect of modern airline consolidation in the U.S., is retiring in March 2022, the company announced Dec. 7.
Dec 07, 2021
Qantas is seeing another surge in domestic travel as more interstate borders reopen, and the carrier is also optimistic about international demand with the return of many overseas routes.
Dec 07, 2021
The Vietnamese LCC expects to touch down in Europe with service to Moscow from next July.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Dec 03, 2021
The FAA has finalized an inspection plan for a subset of Boeing 787s produced from 2013-2017 that may have improper shimming in several areas. 
Dec 03, 2021
The EU plans to impose new sanctions on Belarussian airline Belavia as a result of its role in flying migrants to Europe who subsequently tried to enter the EU illegally. 
Dec 02, 2021
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) outlining aircraft-specific parameters for returning the Boeing 737 MAX to service, essentially mandating the same series of measures required by its U.S. counterparts and, in one case, European and Canadian regulators.
Dec 01, 2021
Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), the longtime Democratic leader of the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, has announced he will not seek re-election in 2022, capping off a 36-year legislative career that saw him emerge as a leader in Congress on aviation issues.
Dec 01, 2021
The Indian government has asked one of the country’s largest states to step back from new travel restrictions that go further than those imposed by national authorities.

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…