United Backs Eve In Second eVTOL Air Taxi Move

Sep 08, 2022
United Airlines has become the latest advanced-air-mobility customer to place bets on electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxis.
Aircraft & Propulsion

United Airlines Backs Eve In Second eVTOL Air Taxi Move

By Graham Warwick Sep 08, 2022
United Airlines has become the latest advanced-air-mobility customer to place bets on electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxis.
Airlines & Lessors

Qatar Launches New FIR, Gains More Freedom In Navigation

By Alan Dron Sep 08, 2022
Qatar activated the processes for operation of its own Flight Information Region (FIR) Sept. 8, in the first major change in decades to air traffic control (ATC) arrangements in the Gulf.
Airlines & Lessors

Ryanair To Close Brussels Base In Dispute Over Airport Fees

By Alan Dron Sep 08, 2022
ULCC Ryanair plans to shut its base in Brussels in protest of the city’s airport increasing charges, as well as environmental taxes. 
Airlines & Lessors

Embraer Touts E-Jets As Route Opener In Malaysia

By Chen Chuanren Sep 08, 2022
The manufacturer is trying to convince airlines in southeast Asia to purchase its regional jets.
Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Daily Memo: The Road Back To Normality For Air Cargo

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 08, 2022
While the air cargo industry is returning to more normal levels—after an array of pandemic-related factors led to a period of elevated demand and limited supply—the sector, much like the air passenger business, still faces multiple hurdles in the months ahead. 
Airlines & Lessors

New Hungarian Regional Carrier Tests The Water

By Alan Dron Sep 08, 2022
Hungarian startup Aeroexpress Regional has launched services to a series of cities in Hungary and neighboring Romania.
Airlines & Lessors

Turkish Airlines' Chair Bemoans 787 Delays, Explores Widebody Options

By Kurt Hofmann Sep 08, 2022
Turkish Airlines’ chairman says he would take up to 70 more new-generation aircraft for the carrier's fleet for 2023 if they were available now.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Thales Wins $350M Avant Up IFE Contract To Equip Emirates A350s

By Thierry Dubois Sep 08, 2022
Thales is finding customers that are taking up more technology features of its Avant Up inflight entertainment system.
Connectivity

MROs, Lessors Foresee Rising Inflation Impacts

By James Pozzi Sep 08, 2022
Higher material and labor costs are expected to result from spiking inflation.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Jet Fuel Price Index, Week Closing Sept. 2, 2022

Sep 08, 2022
The jet fuel price index ended last week down 9.4% at $140.6/bbl, compared to $155.2/bbl the prior week.
AWIN Knowledge Center

Rolls-Royce Withdraws From Boom Supersonic Project

By Guy Norris Sep 08, 2022
The decision by Rolls-Royce narrows the list of potential engine providers for the Mach 1.7 Overture airliner project.
Aircraft & Propulsion

IATA Says Traffic Recovery Picking Up, But Fuel Price Pressure Remains

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 07, 2022
The association is sticking to its assessment that traffic globally should return to 2019 levels by 2024.
Airlines & Lessors

United Airlines Threatens To Exit JFK Airport Unless FAA Grants More Slots

By Ben Goldstein Sep 07, 2022
United’s current JFK service consists of just four daily flights.
Airlines & Lessors

Avelo Expands Pilot, Mechanic Pipeline

By Sean Broderick Sep 07, 2022
Avelo Airlines is teaming up with Skyborne Airline Academy to increase its pilot and mechanic candidate pool.
MRO

Ukraine Conflict Forces Finnair Strategy Shift

By Victoria Moores Sep 07, 2022
Finnair has long traded on its geographic advantage on great circle routes to Asia, but the closure of Russian airspace triggered a domino effect, forcing a radical rethink.
Airlines & Lessors

Air Canada Eyes MAX Options, SAF Investment

By Lori Ranson Sep 07, 2022
Focusing on next generation aircraft including Boeing 737-8s, 787s, Airbus A220s and the A321-XLR is at the top of the list for Air Canada, its CFO said.
Airlines & Lessors

Eurocontrol Floats Eco, Cost Benefits Of Harmonized ATC Unit Rates

By Victoria Moores Sep 07, 2022
Eurocontrol research suggests that a switch to common en-route unit rates in Europe could encourage more direct routings, saving up to 4,400 tons of daily CO2 emissions and cutting costs for the region’s operators. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aeroflot Group Signs For 339 Russian-Made Aircraft

Aviation Week Network Staff Sep 07, 2022
Russia’s Aeroflot Group has placed the largest aircraft order in its post-Soviet history. 
Airlines & Lessors

Qatar Airways, Inmarsat Expand IFC Partnership

By Linda Blachly Sep 07, 2022
Qatar Airways has expanded its partnership with Inmarsat to provide inflight connectivity (IFC) on its Boeing 737-10 and 787-9 fleet.
Connectivity

Malaysia Startup MYAirlines Inches Closer To Service

By Chen Chuanren Sep 07, 2022
New Malaysian LCC MYAirline is currently conducting proving flights across the country as it prepares to enter the market, after it was issued an air service license in late 2021. 
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Singapore’s Rapid Reopening Came At What Cost?

By Chen Chuanren Sep 07, 2022
Changi is potentially facing the same problems as the West as staff is spread thin and standards of service are slipping.
Airports & Routes

Daily Memo: Program Managers Face Real Labor Pains

By Michael Bruno Sep 06, 2022
A&D is losing talent to other sectors and technology companies “at potentially unsustainable rates,” with technology-related outflows of workers twice their inflows.
Aircraft & Propulsion

FAA Mandates GEnx-1B Fuel Hydraulic Line Replacements

By Sean Broderick Sep 06, 2022
The FAA finalizes GE-powered Boeing 787 fuel system modifications meant to eliminate a fuel leak risk.
MRO

SAS Seeks To Ditch Leases As Part Of Restructuring

By Alan Dron Sep 06, 2022
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has lodged legal documents attempting to extract the company from leasing arrangements for 10 of its aircraft. 
Airlines & Lessors