Barnes To Buy MB Aerospace In Another Engine Acquisition

By Michael Bruno Jun 06, 2023
British multi-industrial provider Barnes is buying engine components specialist MB Aerospace in a deal worth $740 million.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: Airline Frustration Becomes Pratt & Whitney Risk

By Jens Flottau Jun 05, 2023
Willie Walsh, Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), is known for his strongly worded statements.
Airlines & Lessors

Hermeus Receives First Pratt Engine For Hypersonic Darkhorse

By Guy Norris Jun 01, 2023
Aircraft startup Hermeus received the first military turbofan that will be integrated into the engine core for the hypersonic Darkhorse uncrewed aerial system.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Embraer Says Its E2s Are Less Affected By Pratt & Whitney Issues

By Chen Chuanren May 25, 2023
Embraer says its Pratt & Whitney PW1000G powered E2 airliners appear to be less affected by the reliability issues currently faced by some Airbus operators. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Natilus Taps ZeroAvia To Supply Hydrogen-Electric Powertrain Option

By Ben Goldstein May 25, 2023
Natilus has selected ZeroAvia to supply its hydrogen-electric powertrain as an option for the autonomous, blended-wing-body (BWB) Kona aircraft.
Advanced Air Mobility

Indigo Remains Tight Lipped On GTF issues

By Alex Derber May 23, 2023
The Indian airline has grounded more than 30 GTF-powered aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

SAF Testing At The Business End

By Guy Norris May 21, 2023
Engine-makers are accelerating tests of business aircraft engines with 100% sustainable aviation fuel.

AirBaltic Sees No Short-Term Resolution To A220 Engine Problems

By Victoria Moores May 17, 2023
The ongoing shortage of Pratt & Whitney engines has left 10 of airBaltic’s 41 Airbus A220-300s grounded.
Airlines & Lessors

MRO Memo: Operators Feel Impact Of GTF Issues

By Alex Derber May 16, 2023
Some operators have been impacted by issues relating to the GTF engine family over the past year.
Aircraft & Propulsion

PW1000G Engine Durability Problems Wreak Havoc On Airline Schedules

By Sean Broderick May 16, 2023
A large number of Airbus A320neos, A220s and Embraer E2 aircraft are parked as Pratt & Whitney struggles with retrofits and engine supply.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Flight Friday: What Impact Has The Removal Of China’s Zero Covid Policy Had In The Region?

May 12, 2023
We look at Asia Pacific, China and India utilization, and what the effects of the removal of China’s Zero COVID policy had since December 2022.

Podcast: Explaining Pratt & Whitney's Durability Problem

May 11, 2023
What's behind the grounding of scores of airplanes and how Pratt is working to fix it.
Check 6

Opinion: Why Civil Aviation’s Recovery Is Taking Longer Than Expected

By Sash Tusa May 11, 2023
The civil aerospace industry is suffering from an institutional form of “long COVID.”
Aircraft & Propulsion

GE Asks Congress To Grant One-Year Reprieve for XA100 Program

By Steve Trimble May 05, 2023
A rare tour of GE’s test chamber for adaptive engines highlights the reality of the new technologies as the company tries to save the program from cancellation.
Aircraft & Propulsion

India’s Go First Attributes Bankruptcy To Engine-Related Groundings

By Adrian Schofield May 02, 2023
The carrier estimates it has lost INR108 billion ($1.3 billion) in revenues and additional expenses due to the engine-related groundings.
Airlines & Lessors

Pratt Ramps Up Overhaul Capacity Amid Engine-Reliability Struggles

By Sean Broderick May 01, 2023
While both PW1000G and CFM Leap customers are seeing issues, the problems are far more widespread in the Pratt fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Supply Chain Recovery To Take All Year, At Least

By Michael Bruno May 01, 2023
Top executives see midterm relief from supply chain issues by 2024 but a lot of work in the near term.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Flight Friday: Latest Generation Versus Legacy Engines

By Daniel Williams Apr 27, 2023
We look at the latest generation engines CFM LEAP and Pratt & Whitney GTF against the well-established "legacy" engines CFM56 and IAE V2500.

GKN Aerospace Gears Up For Additive-Manufacturing Components

By Tony Osborne Apr 26, 2023
GKN Aerospace is gearing up to begin production of its first load-bearing additive-manufactured components.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Hawaiian’s Japan Recovery Still Lags Despite Recent Improvements

By Adrian Schofield Apr 26, 2023
While Hawaiian Airlines reports strong demand on most of its international and domestic routes, recovery remains sluggish in the key Japanese tourist market.
Airlines & Lessors

Air Travel Recovery, Defense Demand Buoy Raytheon Earnings

By Matthew Fulco Apr 25, 2023
Engine unit and aftermarket sales have been brisk, particularly to China, where commercial air traffic has grown since Beijing ended its zero-COVID policy.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Flying Whale Selects Honeywell-Pratt For Airship Power

By Guy Norris Apr 14, 2023
New-generation airships have become the unexpected initial launch platforms for hybrid-electric propulsion systems.
Emerging Technologies

Hawaiian Airlines Confident In November Target For 787 Arrival

By Adrian Schofield Apr 13, 2023
Hawaiian Airlines is making plans for the deployment of its first Boeing 787-9 delivery later in 2023.
Airlines & Lessors

As Aftermarket Surges, Suppliers Scramble To Keep Pace

By Sean Broderick Apr 07, 2023
As recovery from the pandemic continues, the outlook for MRO is promising despite ongoing supply chain issues.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Delta TechOps’s Chief On Engine Performance, Fleet Changes

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 03, 2023
Delta TechOps chief executive discusses plans for post-pandemic MRO ramp-up.
Aircraft & Propulsion