Ireland's Shannon Airport Targets U.S. Arrivals With $1M Campaign

Sep 19, 2022
Tourism Ireland hopes to increase inbound leisure and business traffic from the U.S.
Airports & Routes

Spirit AeroSystems Sees More Asia-Pacific MRO Partnership Potential

By Sean Broderick Sep 16, 2022
Spirit AeroSystems teamed up with EGAT last year in an MRO joint venture, and sees room for similar deals as it eyes aftermarket growth.
MRO Asia

Op-Ed: If We Fail To Act Today, Small Community Air Service Will Be Gone Tomorrow

Faye Malarkey Black, CEO, Regional Airline Association Sep 16, 2022
Long-term, we must improve equity and access to pilot careers, where the cost and inaccessibility of training is a top barrier
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Daily Memo: United Airlines CEO Calls On Industry To Lobby For More ATC Funding

By Lori Ranson Sep 16, 2022
Scott Kirby is championing more funding for the FAA to bolster air traffic control (ATC) staffing and modernize its air traffic management technology.
Airlines & Lessors

Wizz Air Exercises Purchase Rights For 75 Airbus A321neos

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 16, 2022
Budapest-based Wizz Air has given notice to Airbus to exercise its purchase rights for 75 A321neo aircraft, in the fast-growing LCC’s latest move toward further expansion.
Airlines & Lessors

Japan’s Zipair Firms Up Silicon Valley Plans

By David Casey Sep 16, 2022
Flights from Tokyo Narita will initially be three times per week, but the LCC intends to take the route daily in 2023.
Airlines & Lessors

Schiphol CEO Steps Down Amid Further Capacity Cuts

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 16, 2022
Amsterdam Schiphol has been among the worst affected by the staffing shortages, flight delays and cancellations that marred the post-COVID summer recovery for Europe’s airlines. 
Airports & Routes

Ryanair’s O'Leary Concerned Over Boeing MAX Delivery Slippage

By Kurt Hofmann Sep 16, 2022
The Ryanair Group CEO says the situation with Boeing 737-8200 deliveries remains difficult and believes the certification timeframe for the MAX 10 will be extended.
Airlines & Lessors

Startup Arajet Seeks To Create Santo Domingo Hub

By David Casey Sep 16, 2022
CEO Victor Pacheco believes there is huge potential for a low-cost hub-and-spoke operator in the Caribbean—especially if governments reduce taxes and fees levied on the industry.
Airlines & Lessors

Aftermarket Set To Benefit From Widebody Recovery, Raytheon Says

By Sean Broderick Sep 16, 2022
Mega-supplier Raytheon Technologies remains confident that global passenger traffic will be fully recovered by the end of 2023, supporting strong aftermarket business that will soon include the widebody long-haul segment that has been slowest to rebound. 
MRO

AirAsia Group Seeks to Restore ‘Nearly’ Full Capacity By Year’s End

By Aaron Karp Sep 16, 2022
AirAsia is one of many airlines returning to the reopened Terminal 4 at Singapore Changi Airport.
Airlines & Lessors

Alice High-Speed Taxi Tests Imminent, Says New Eviation CEO

By Guy Norris Sep 16, 2022
Eviation Aircraft is set to begin high-speed taxi tests of the all-electric Alice aircraft in coming days as part of final preparations for first flight, says the company’s new CEO, Greg Davis.
Business Aviation

Southwest Airlines Uncertain About This Year’s Aircraft Delivery Schedule

By Lori Ranson Sep 15, 2022
Earlier this year, the airline said it would take delivery of 66 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in 2022 instead of the 114 it had originally planned on.
Airlines & Lessors

Avianca Costs Continue To Fall But Fleet Densification Schedule Slips

By Lori Ranson Sep 15, 2022
Avianca is facing some delays in densifying its fleet due to supply chain challenges, but despite those headwinds the company is delivering on its promise to significantly cut costs. 
Airlines & Lessors

Embraer, Apollo Signs New Financing Arrangements

By Alan Dron Sep 15, 2022
Embraer has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Apollo Capital Management for a $1.5 billion customer financing program for the Brazilian OEM’s regional aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Singapore Changi Airport To Raise Levies As Air Transport Resumes

By Chen Chuanren Sep 15, 2022
Changi Airport Group (CAG) will be raising its Passenger Service and Security Fee (PSSF) and Aviation Levy (AL) in support of its infrastructure upgrading of terminals and future development plans.
Airports & Routes
GlobalX Alice Deal Boosts Eviation Prospects
Miami-based Global Crossing Airlines Group (GlobalX) has signed a letter-of-intent (LOI) for 50 all-electric Eviation Alice aircraft as part of plans to introduce sustainable services for growing markets in Florida, the Bahamas and around the Caribbean.
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Daily Memo: Australia’s Airlines Seek To Put Travel Chaos Behind Them

By Adrian Schofield Sep 15, 2022
Australian airlines are confident they have overcome the service-disruption issues that plagued their operations during the southern winter months.
Airlines & Lessors

Air Canada Could Deploy Its ES-30s In New Regional Markets

By Lori Ranson Sep 15, 2022
Air Canada believes its new ES-30 electric regional aircraft could open up new market opportunities within Canada.
Airlines & Lessors

State Funeral To Cause Major Cancellations At London Heathrow

By Alan Dron Sep 15, 2022
Significant disruption and large numbers of canceled flights at London Heathrow Airport will occur on Sept. 19, as the state funeral ceremonies for the late Queen Elizabeth II take center stage in the capital. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Sweden’s Heart Switches To 30-Seat Electric Regional, Adds Investors

By Graham Warwick Sep 15, 2022
Air Canada has placed a preorder for 30 of the aircraft, now called the ES-30.
Aerospace

First Flight Of CR929 Slips To 2030, Seven Years Behind Schedule

Aviation Week Network Staff Sep 15, 2022
Russia and China had envisaged first flight for the widebody in 2023 and deliveries to start between 2025 and 2027.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Turkish Airlines Chair Looks To China, India For Growth

By Kurt Hofmann Sep 15, 2022
Turkish Airlines is focused on intensifying its presence in existing markets, the airline's chairman says.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing Commercial Aircraft Orders & Deliveries August 2022

Sep 14, 2022
Boeing delivered 35 commercial aircraft in August, including its first two 787s following a 14-month suspension.
AWIN Knowledge Center

Emirates, United Airlines Announce Codeshare, Ponder Joint Venture

By Lori Ranson Sep 14, 2022
Emirates Airline President Tim Clark would like to see the carrier’s newly minted partnership with United Airlines evolve into a joint venture similar to its relationship with Qantas.
Airlines & Lessors