Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Air Canada http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-canada-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2018/08/15/avd_08_16_2018_cht.pdf">View the Airline Snapshot: Air Canada chart in PDF format.</a></p> </div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-canada-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines Snapshot AWIN chart North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:15:00 +0000 1838571 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Groups Urge Senate To Take Up FAA Bill http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/aviation-groups-urge-senate-take-faa-bill <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of 30 organizations representing a cross-section of the U.S. aviation industry is appealing to the leadership of the U.S. Senate to move expeditiously to consider legislation for a long-term reauthorization of the FAA, before current authorization for the agency expires on Sept. 30. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/aviation-groups-urge-senate-take-faa-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/aviation-groups-urge-senate-take-faa-bill#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:48:00 +0000 1838501 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Groups Urge Senate To Take Up FAA Reauthorization http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/aviation-groups-urge-senate-take-faa-reauthorization <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of 30 orgs representing the U.S. aviation industry is appealing to Senate leadership to quickly consider a long-term FAA reauthorization bill.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/aviation-groups-urge-senate-take-faa-reauthorization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/aviation-groups-urge-senate-take-faa-reauthorization#comments AWIN_BizAv Business Aviation Top Stories AWIN North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:04:00 +0000 1838491 at http://aviationweek.com Austrian Airlines, Facing LCC Competition, To Increase Capacity http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/austrian-airlines-facing-lcc-competition-increase-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group subsidiary Austrian Airlines plans to increase capacity in summer 2019 to protect its market share as LCC competition intensifies.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/austrian-airlines-facing-lcc-competition-increase-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/austrian-airlines-facing-lcc-competition-increase-capacity#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Global Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:57:00 +0000 1838481 at http://aviationweek.com Abu Dhabi Airports Names New CEO http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/abu-dhabi-airports-names-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Abu Dhabi Airports has appointed Bryan Thompson as CEO, as the company continues to implement a multi-billion dollar redevelopment and expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) aimed at increasing overall capacity.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/abu-dhabi-airports-names-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/abu-dhabi-airports-names-new-ceo#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Middle East Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:53:00 +0000 1838471 at http://aviationweek.com USAF Deploys Raptors To Poland http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usaf-deploys-raptors-poland <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors to Poland in what is the largest deployment of fifth-generation fighters into Eastern Europe yet. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usaf-deploys-raptors-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usaf-deploys-raptors-poland#comments AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories AWIN Europe Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:36:00 +0000 1838461 at http://aviationweek.com F-22: USAF Stratolaunch Inches Closer To First Flight http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/stratolaunch-inches-closer-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Stratolaunch Systems rolled out its giant twin-fuselage, air-launch rocket carrier aircraft in California for more preflight tests on Aug 3.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/stratolaunch-inches-closer-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/stratolaunch-inches-closer-first-flight#comments AWIN_Space Space Top Stories Top Story - Home AWIN North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:47:00 +0000 1838411 at http://aviationweek.com Rocket carrier aircraft: Stratolaunch Systems Aeolus To Pioneer Low-Altitude Wind Profiling From Orbit http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/aeolus-pioneer-low-altitude-wind-profiling-orbit <div class="node-body article-body">The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Aeolus satellite mission promises to become the first to provide low-altitude Earth wind profile data on a global scale. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/aeolus-pioneer-low-altitude-wind-profiling-orbit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/aeolus-pioneer-low-altitude-wind-profiling-orbit#comments AWIN_Space Space Top Stories AWIN Europe Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:23:00 +0000 1838401 at http://aviationweek.com Aeolus: ESA Lessor BOC’s 1H Net Profit Up 24% http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/lessor-boc-s-1h-net-profit-24 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation recorded a $297 million net profit for the six months to June 30, marking a 24% increase on its 2017 interim figures.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/lessor-boc-s-1h-net-profit-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/lessor-boc-s-1h-net-profit-24#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Global Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:24:00 +0000 1838371 at http://aviationweek.com Pilot Training Demand Lifts CAE Financials http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/pilot-training-demand-lifts-cae-financials <div class="node-body article-body">The dramatic demand to train a new generation of commercial and military pilots is boosting CAE’s bottom line and setting the company for sustained growth, executives declared Aug. 14 while unveiling their latest quarterly results and forecast for its 2019 financial year started April 1.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/pilot-training-demand-lifts-cae-financials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/pilot-training-demand-lifts-cae-financials#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:19:00 +0000 1838361 at http://aviationweek.com Korean Air Posts Wider 2Q Net Loss As Fuel Costs Rise http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/korean-air-posts-wider-2q-net-loss-fuel-costs-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Higher fuel costs and deeper foreign exchange losses offset rising revenue for Korean Air, sending the carrier deeper into the red for the second quarter.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/korean-air-posts-wider-2q-net-loss-fuel-costs-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/korean-air-posts-wider-2q-net-loss-fuel-costs-rise#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories Top Story - Home Asia Pacific AWIN Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:02:00 +0000 1838351 at http://aviationweek.com Rob Finlayson U.S. Navy Opens Innovation Hub At Pax River http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/us-navy-opens-innovation-hub-pax-river <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Navy opened an Innovation Hub (iHUB) this month at the Naval Air Warfare Command Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in Patuxent River, Maryland.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/us-navy-opens-innovation-hub-pax-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/us-navy-opens-innovation-hub-pax-river#comments AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories AWIN North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:27:00 +0000 1838421 at http://aviationweek.com F/A-18: USN Airframe OEMs Stake Their Aftermarket Claims http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/airframe-oems-stake-their-aftermarket-claims <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="https://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/MR-FARNBOROUGH_Airbus_0.jpg?itok=l6ZuQRKJ" /><br /><p>The aftermarket ambitions of the industry&rsquo;s two largest airframe OEMs, Boeing and Airbus, have been well documented. Coming off a strong 2017, which saw Boeing record $16.5 billion in aftermarket orders and Airbus&rsquo; services unit post $3.2 billion in revenues, both manufacturers used this year&rsquo;s Farnborough Airshow to unveil significant new developments in their aftermarket strategies.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/airframe-oems-stake-their-aftermarket-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/airframe-oems-stake-their-aftermarket-claims#comments MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:19:00 +0000 1838391 at http://aviationweek.com No Talks Yet With Honeywell Over EC Complaint http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/no-talks-yet-honeywell-over-ec-complaint <div class="field-byline"> Sean Broderick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="https://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/cfm56.jpg?itok=XNk-vyHP" /><br /><p>IATA and Honeywell have not started talks on a possible settlement of the European Commission (EC) complaint filed by the association against the supplier, even as discussions with CFM International over a similar complaint led to a settlement that both sides welcomed.</p> <p>"We have not moved to the first step on Honeywell yet," IATA General Counsel Jeff Shane told Aviation Daily.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/no-talks-yet-honeywell-over-ec-complaint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/no-talks-yet-honeywell-over-ec-complaint#comments MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:14:00 +0000 1838331 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Gets $2.9B For Missile Warning Satellite Work http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/lockheed-gets-29b-missile-warning-satellite-work <div class="node-body article-body">The USAF has awarded Lockheed Martin a $2.9 billion contract to make three next-generation missile warning satellites destined for geosynchronous orbit. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/lockheed-gets-29b-missile-warning-satellite-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/lockheed-gets-29b-missile-warning-satellite-work#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN_Space Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories AWIN North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:06:00 +0000 1838431 at http://aviationweek.com Robotics Project Seeks to Develop Universal Inspection Machine http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/robotics-project-seeks-develop-universal-inspection-machine <div class="field-byline"> Lindsay Bjerregaard </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="https://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/FACC-Profactor-robots_0.jpg?itok=z4eMxuxv" /></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/robotics-project-seeks-develop-universal-inspection-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/robotics-project-seeks-develop-universal-inspection-machine#comments MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:06:00 +0000 1838341 at http://aviationweek.com MHI Keeps Pushing Consolidation http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/mhi-keeps-pushing-consolidation <div class="node-body article-body">Combining Japan’s aircraft-building businesses would save engineering, equipment and marketing costs, MHI says. Management expenses might be reduced, too.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/mhi-keeps-pushing-consolidation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/mhi-keeps-pushing-consolidation#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation33 Manufacturing Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1838291 at http://aviationweek.com MHI Opinion: Does The U.S. Meet NATO’s Defense Spending Guideline? http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/opinion-does-us-meet-nato-s-defense-spending-guideline <div class="node-body article-body">Figuring out the appropriate NATO defense commitment is more complicated than simple division.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/opinion-does-us-meet-nato-s-defense-spending-guideline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/opinion-does-us-meet-nato-s-defense-spending-guideline#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Up Front AWST Europe North America Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1838191 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Defense Department Opinion: Executive Talent Recruitment, Retention Could Falter http://aviationweek.com/going-concerns/opinion-executive-talent-recruitment-retention-could-falter <div class="node-body article-body">A shortage of executive talent could be the next big workforce shortfall to hit aerospace and defense, and companies are starting to get worried.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/going-concerns/opinion-executive-talent-recruitment-retention-could-falter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/going-concerns/opinion-executive-talent-recruitment-retention-could-falter#comments Going Concerns Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Top Stories Going Concerns AWST Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1838071 at http://aviationweek.com Source: Korn Ferry Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, August 15, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/aerospace-daily-defense-report/2018-08-15 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 265, Issue 32</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2018-08-15</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 265 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 32 </div> </fieldset> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:00:00 +0000 1814831 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Daily, August 15, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-daily/2018-08-15 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 413, Issue 32</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2018-08-15</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 413 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 32 </div> </fieldset> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:00:00 +0000 1806911 at http://aviationweek.com Agreement Signed For Sweden’s PAC-3 Buy http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/agreement-signed-sweden-s-pac-3-buy <div class="node-body article-body">Officials from the U.S. and Sweden on Aug. 10 formalized the agreement for Sweden to purchase Lockheed Martin’s Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/agreement-signed-sweden-s-pac-3-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/agreement-signed-sweden-s-pac-3-buy#comments AWIN ONLY Programs AWIN Global Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:39:00 +0000 1838321 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-977 <div class="node-body article-body">LOCKHEED MARTIN has $480m U.S. Air Force contract for air-launched rapid response weapon critical design review, test and production readiness support. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-977" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-977#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:39:00 +0000 1838311 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream G600 Begins FAA Certification Field Performance Testing http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/gulfstream-g600-begins-faa-certification-field-performance-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Gulfstream Aerospace said its G600 business jet has begun FAA certification field performance testing.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/gulfstream-g600-begins-faa-certification-field-performance-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/gulfstream-g600-begins-faa-certification-field-performance-testing#comments AWIN_BizAv Business Aviation Top Stories AWIN North America Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:13:00 +0000 1838221 at http://aviationweek.com G600: Gulfstream IATA: No Talks Yet With Honeywell Over EC Complaint http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/iata-no-talks-yet-honeywell-over-ec-complaint <div class="node-body article-body">IATA and Honeywell have not started talks on a possible settlement of the European Commission (EC) complaint filed by the association against the supplier, even as discussions with CFM International over a similar complaint led to a settlement that both sides welcomed.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/iata-no-talks-yet-honeywell-over-ec-complaint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/iata-no-talks-yet-honeywell-over-ec-complaint#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories Regulatory/Legislative AWIN Europe Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:53:00 +0000 1838211 at http://aviationweek.com Menzies Acquisition Triggers Competition Probe http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/menzies-acquisition-triggers-competition-probe <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an in-depth investigation into Menzies’ acquisition of fellow ground handler Airline Services.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/menzies-acquisition-triggers-competition-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/menzies-acquisition-triggers-competition-probe#comments AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories Regulatory/Legislative AWIN Europe Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:48:00 +0000 1838201 at http://aviationweek.com Low-Speed Rejected Takeoff Guidance Urged http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/low-speed-rejected-takeoff-guidance-urged <div class="node-body article-body">An FAA-sponsored working group has recommended the agency develop guidance requiring demonstrations that aircraft can be controlled when an engine suddenly loses thrust during the low-speed portion of a takeoff run.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/low-speed-rejected-takeoff-guidance-urged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/low-speed-rejected-takeoff-guidance-urged#comments Commercial Aviation AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Regulatory/Legislative North America Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:40:00 +0000 1838171 at http://aviationweek.com North American Bizav Activity Up Slightly In July http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/north-american-bizav-activity-slightly-july <div class="node-body article-body">North American business aircraft flight activity in July has rebounded, but at a “modest pace” with an 0.9% increase compared to a year ago.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/north-american-bizav-activity-slightly-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/north-american-bizav-activity-slightly-july#comments AWIN_BizAv Business Aviation Top Stories AWIN North America Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:38:00 +0000 1838181 at http://aviationweek.com KLM Pilot Talks In ‘Difficult Phase’ http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/klm-pilot-talks-difficult-phase <div class="node-body article-body">Pilots at Dutch carrier KLM have given the airline until Aug. 17 to agree a new collective labor agreement (CLA), or face industrial action.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/klm-pilot-talks-difficult-phase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/klm-pilot-talks-difficult-phase#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Europe Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:38:00 +0000 1838161 at http://aviationweek.com IATA: 2018 Traffic Growth Slows In 1H On Fuel Costs http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/iata-2018-traffic-growth-slows-1h-fuel-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Global air passenger traffic was up 7.8% year-over-year (YOY) in June, reflecting a healthy start to the peak summer travel season in the northern hemisphere, but overall demand through June has moderated in 2018 compared to the first-half of 2017, according to IATA’s latest Air Passenger Market Analysis. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/iata-2018-traffic-growth-slows-1h-fuel-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/iata-2018-traffic-growth-slows-1h-fuel-costs#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Global Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:35:00 +0000 1838151 at http://aviationweek.com