This Week In Air Transport (W/C Sept. 15)

By Linda Blachly Sep 22, 2023
This week’s top air transport stories include AOG Technics has been ordered by a London court to turn over records of its GE Aerospace-related transactions and Nigeria-based Air Peace placed a firm order for five Embraer E175 regional jets.
Air Transport

Flight Friday: Putting The Focus On Asia-Pacific's Operational Recovery, Utilization Trends

By Daniel Williams Sep 21, 2023
With Aviation Week’s MRO Asia-Pacific starting next week, this week’s #FlightFriday looks at indexed flight hours for Asia-Pacific, China and India.
MRO Asia

This Week in Air Transport (W/C Sept. 8)

By Linda Blachly Sep 15, 2023
This week’s top air transport stories include the news from Pratt & Whitney’s parent RTX about additional GTF inspections and a Boeing 737 MAX order from Vietnam Airlines.
Air Transport

Airbus Teams Up With DG Fuels To Drive SAF Production

By Tom Pleasant Sep 14, 2023
Airbus has formed a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) strategic partnership with Washington D.C.-based DG Fuels (DGF).
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

ITA receives first ‘blue’ A220

By Alan Dron Sep 12, 2023
ITA Airways has received its first Airbus A220-300 in the company’s full livery and cabin configuration.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

UK Proposes Revenue Scheme to Support Sustainable Fuel Industry

By Tom Pleasant Sep 12, 2023
The UK government has announced plans for a revenue-certainty program for the SAF industry
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Korean Air Launches Sustainable Fuel Program for Cargo Operations

By Tom Pleasant Sep 11, 2023
Korean Air has launched a new initiative for reducing the carbon footprint of its air cargo operations by using SAF.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Azorra sees growing crossover market

By Alan Dron Sep 11, 2023
Azorra believes that the engine problems besetting the Airbus A220 and Embraer E2 are easing
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Flight Friday: Spain’s Narrowbody Aircraft

By Daniel Williams Sep 08, 2023
In this week’s #FlightFriday, we look at some engine data, focusing on Spanish operated narrowbody aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New Coalition Forms To Scale Sustainable Fuel In Minnesota

By Tom Pleasant Sep 05, 2023
A coalition of major companies and institutions in Minnesota has formed to rapidly scale production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The group aims to make the U.S. state a leading SAF hub.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight Friday: A Closer Look At Embraer's New E-Jets

By Daniel Williams Aug 31, 2023
For this week’s Flight Friday we look at Embraer’s E190-E2 and E195-E2.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

SAF Market Worth $131.12 Billion by 2033

By Tom Pleasant Aug 31, 2023
The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market is on track to be worth $131.12 billion by 2033, more than a 100-fold increase from $1.29 billion in 2023.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

EU Infrastructure Fund Explores African SAF Projects

By Tom Pleasant Aug 31, 2023
The European Union is looking to invest in African SAF projects through its Global Gateway infrastructure fund.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

New Ghana Terminal To Act As Launch Pad For Increased Flights

By Alan Dron Aug 30, 2023
Airport authorities in Ghana are planning for an upsurge in services following the opening of a new terminal at Tamale International Airport.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Google Joins Shell’s SAF Program For Business Travelers

By Tom Pleasant Aug 24, 2023
Google has become the latest multinational to join a Shell-backed blockchain platform allowing airlines to sell SAF credits to corporate customers.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight Friday: Domestic & International Flights Compared To 2019

By Daniel Williams Aug 24, 2023
For this week’s Flight Friday we look at domestic and international flights (cycles) compared to their equivalent month in 2019.
Air Transport

India Aces Lunar Landing After Russia's Mission Crashes Into The Moon

By Irene Klotz Aug 24, 2023
India trumped a Russian effort to conduct the first in situ science experiments in a water-bearing region of the Moon.

Belfast builds back after double shock

By Alan Dron Aug 22, 2023
This year should see the airport handling 2.2 million passengers, with 2024 predicted to be at or higher than pre-pandemic values.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Balkan minnow plans to grow

By Alan Dron Aug 16, 2023
Plans by Montenegro’s government to extend the country’s holiday season offer opportunities for the country’s flag-carrier.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

This Week in Air Transport (W/C July 28)

By Linda Blachly Aug 04, 2023
This week’s top air transport stories include a Wizz Air firm order for 75 more Airbus A321neo family aircraft and the suspension of a DOT review of the proposed joint venture between Allegiant Air and Viva Aerobus.
Air Transport

Tensions Rise Over US SAF Subsidies Spat

By Tom Pleasant Aug 03, 2023
An arcane accounting argument between federal departments, SAF producers and environmental groups is set to hobble SAF production in the US for years to come.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight Friday: Airbus A380 Flight Hours By Operator

By Daniel Williams Aug 03, 2023
This week we break down the A380's flight hours a little, by operator.
Air Transport

Cyprus Opts For The A220

By Alan Dron Aug 02, 2023
Smaller aircraft meet seasonality challenge, says CEO.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

IAG Cargo And K+N SAF Deal Curbed By Passenger Demand

By Tom Pleasant Jul 28, 2023
IAG Cargo and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel have renewed their agreement where K+N will partially fund the acquisition of 1.6 million gallons of SAF this year.
Air Transport

Bulgaria Air seeks to expand network

By Alan Dron Jul 27, 2023
An expansion of Bulgaria Air’s fleet and route network is under way as the Eastern European carrier starts to take delivery of Airbus A220s.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets