Airbus forecast airlines to need almost 35,000 aircraft in 20 years
Airbus has forecast a need for 34,170 passenger and 730 freighter aircraft, worth a combined total of $5.3 trillion, by 2036, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036 presented June 9. Photo: Airbus COO-customers John Leahy
As Embraer’s E2 jet program moves from program development into entry-into-service, test results have led the company to uptick ranges on its E190 and E195 E2 jets by 100-200 nautical miles, according to Embraer Commercial president and CEO John Slattery.
Etihad, Royal Air Maroc sign MOU for cargo partnership
Royal Air Maroc
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and Moroccan national carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a cargo cooperation between the two airlines.
Trump announces Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative
Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Saudia, Gulf Air, flydubai and Air Arabia were among the airlines that ceased flights to Qatar, effective June 5, after Middle East states surrounding Qatar severed diplomatic links with the country and closed neighboring airspace. Doha-based Qatar Airways suspended flights to Saudi Arabia. Photo: Qatar Airways aircraft at Hamad International Airport
Cyprus Airways launches flights
Newly launched Cyprus Airways A319 receives a water cannon salute at Larnaca.
Linda Blachly is Senior Associate Editor for Air Transport World and Aviation Week. She joined the company in July 2010 and is responsible for producing features for Air Transport World’s monthly magazine and engaging content for the aviationweek.com. She is based in the Washington DC office.