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Aircraft & Propulsion

Nov 16, 2020
In October 2020 Russian airlines carried a total of nearly 7 million passengers, about 60% of year-ago levels, on domestic and international routes…
Nov 16, 2020
A time when both airlines and most MROs are focusing on conserving cash and staff resources is not the best environment for maintenance software…
Nov 16, 2020
Of all engine classes, the widebody market faces the most disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic. Its downturn is expected to last longer than for…
Nov 13, 2020
Of the many aviation sectors poleaxed by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, perhaps none has been struck harder than the engine market. Like aircraft,…
Nov 13, 2020
Despite disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, EME Aero says work is gradually ramping up at the facility it opened in January and so far it…

Interiors & Connectivity

Oct 01, 2020
Specialized design, engineering and modifications providers are growing their offerings for aircraft cabins and structures.
Sep 10, 2020
Inflight connectivity has revolutionized the passenger experience, but it continues to have issues with undependable internet connections and content…
Aug 26, 2020
Aereos is producing a range of high-touch parts in cabin interiors and lavatories with antimicrobial additives incorporated into the source materials.
Aug 20, 2020
Collins Aerospace and business jet MRO Western Jet Aviation expect a first FAA approval in September to install the new LuxStream in-flight broadband service on the Gulfstream G450, with approvals following on other Gulfstream models, Collins announced on Aug. 20.
Aug 14, 2020
The pandemic has been a catalyst for change, from accelerated digitalization to new training technologies.

Emerging Technologies

Nov 05, 2020
MRO capabilities must be built in from the beginning for UAM to realize its potential.
Nov 05, 2020
Paint and coatings providers are expanding facilities, releasing innovative new products and leading the way in sustainability initiatives.
Nov 04, 2020
Trends in the next generation of windows for business and commercial aircraft.
Nov 03, 2020
Donecle has partnered with 8tree to combine 3D dent analysis with its drone inspection technology.
Oct 28, 2020
NLR says the robot will be able to move throughout a hangar and perform aircraft inspections just like human technicians.

Supply Chain

Sep 28, 2020
Lufthansa Technik’s parent company began last week in gloomy mood, warning of further job cuts, fleet reductions and the distinct possibility that…
Sep 28, 2020
With airlines moving to smaller, leaner and more efficient fleets of narrowbodies to accommodate predicted reductions in passengers through 2023, AJW…
Sep 15, 2020
As part of efforts to restructure its business in the wake of COVID-19, SR Technics has confirmed the management buyout of its Armac Systems…
Sep 10, 2020
The pandemic is driving faster adoption of digital supply chain management tools, as MROs and OEMs seek to minimize costs.
Sep 09, 2020
How JAL Engineering is adjusting its maintenance operations to the COVID-19 pandemic while upgrading its capabilities.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Nov 05, 2020
American Airlines President Robert Isom shares his views on the Boeing 737 MAX return and how the airline is positioning itself for recovery.
Nov 04, 2020
New master minimum equipment list for the MAX results in more no-go items.
Nov 04, 2020
Lessons of life applied to MRO oversight.
Oct 30, 2020
A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from around the world.
Oct 29, 2020
American Airlines is balancing short-term needs to keep its operation running with activities to position it for the future. While it pulled its…

Workforce & Training

Oct 06, 2020
Like Singapore, Hong Kong is extraordinarily dependent on the international travel that has been cut most sharply in Asia-Pacific—and independent…
Oct 01, 2020
Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL recently improved its financial position, and one bright spot is its engines. Cristiano Mousinho Gomes, GOL airline’…
Oct 01, 2020
Its new facility at the Roswell Air Center will take on new hires and provide MRO for the hundreds of aircraft already parked there due to COVID-19 and other factors.
Sep 30, 2020
The MRO center will bring new jobs to the airport alongside maintenance and overhaul expertise for a variety of regional aircraft types.
Sep 16, 2020
The engine OEM is using virtual reality and remote collaboration tools to train engine maintainers and inspectors more efficiently.