Qatar 777X Freighter Launch Comes With Surprise 737-10 Deal
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Qatar Airways has signaled the long-anticipated launch of Boeing’s 777-8F Freighter with a firm order for 34 aircraft as part of a deal which also includes an unexpected agreement covering up to 50 stretched 737-10s.
With Investment, Better Aviation Batteries Possible, Report Says
Aircraft propulsion batteries with three times the pack-level energy density of today’s automotive technology may be achievable in the next decade if enough investment is targeted at aeronautical applications, a new report published in Nature concludes.
Iceland Aims To Open Regional Airports To International Flights
Isavia, operator of 12 Icelandic airports offering scheduled service and almost 40 landing strips for general aviation, is working to attract international airlines to fly directly to its regional airports in Akureyri and Egilsstadir.
FlyZero Identifies Zero-Emissions Opportunities For UK Industry
The UK’s FlyZero research project has revealed its concept for a 75-seat regional airliner powered by liquid hydrogen as it finalizes its study on how to prepare the country’s aerospace industry to participate in the development of future zero-emissions commercial aircraft.
Ryanair Narrows Losses, Warns COVID Disruption May Not Be Over
The surge in omicron coronavirus variant cases damaged Ryanair Holdings’ yields in December and January, but the Ireland-based airline group managed to reduce its fiscal 2022 third-quarter (Q3) net loss to €96 million ($107 million) from €321 million a year earlier.
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