Sun Country Airlines Adds Minneapolis, Milwaukee Routes For 2024 Winter

By Aaron Karp May 24, 2023
U.S. LCC Sun Country Airlines will launch service between its Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport base and St Maarten’s in January 2024.
Airports & Networks

Court Sides With Lessor Over Engine Restoration

By Alex Derber May 14, 2023
English court rules against Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet in its legal battle with lessor Genesis relating to an engine change on a Boeing 737 aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Spirit AeroSystems Outlines Latest Boeing 737 Disruption

By Sean Broderick May 10, 2023
Boeing’s biggest supplier stumbles amid another production-related issue.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Preliminary Report Sheds Light On 737 Water Bomber Crash

By Chen Chuanren May 03, 2023
A preliminary report has been released by ATSB into the Coulson Aviation 737 firefighting tanker crash in Australia.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Sun Country Projects ‘Substantial’ Growth With Capacity Increase

By Christine Boynton Apr 28, 2023
Plans to increase capacity in 2023 are beginning to materialize for Sun Country Airlines; the upper Midwest ULCC projects a solid year ahead on strong demand.
Airlines & Lessors

Regional Air Mobility’s Potential Underappreciated, Advocates Argue

By Angus Batey Apr 28, 2023
Electrification of regional and subregional aircraft offers huge potential and a faster route to both meaningful reduction in transport emissions and profits.
Advanced Air Mobility

Boeing Looking To Second Half Of 2023 To Meet Its Goals

By Michael Bruno Apr 26, 2023
Boeing is sticking with its full-year and long-term guidance for narrowbody production and corporate financials but warns the ride will be bumpy.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Startup Spotlight: Stralis Aircraft

By Ben Goldstein Apr 19, 2023
The burgeoning regional air mobility (RAM) movement could revitalize point-to-point travel to underused airports.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cathay Pacific Targets Short-Term Recovery And Long-term Growth

By Adrian Schofield Apr 14, 2023
The airline is meeting its capacity rebound goals as it plans new aircraft orders.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing 737-7 Approval Remains Bogged Down Amid New Requirements

By Sean Broderick Apr 13, 2023
New pilot-performance validation methods will debut as part of the 737-7’s certification. But first, they have to be developed.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Boeing 737-900ERs To Join Sun Country Fleet

By Christine Boynton Mar 28, 2023
Minneapolis-based Sun Country Airlines is set to operate the longest-range variant of the 737NG for the first time.
Aircraft & Propulsion

First Take, March 27, 2023

By Graham Warwick Mar 24, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Fast 5: India's GMR Ponders Several Capability Additions

By Prachi Patel Mar 23, 2023
Ashok Gopinath, CEO of GMR Aero Technic discusses Indian MRO market and company's future plans to expand its capabilities.

With Certification, WestJet Cargo Readies 737-800BCF Service

By Christine Boynton Mar 21, 2023
WestJet Cargo says it is ready to disrupt the Canadian air cargo industry.
Airlines & Lessors

CAAC Offers No Answers On Anniversary Of China Eastern 737 Crash

By Chen Chuanren Mar 21, 2023
The investigation into the China Eastern Flight MU5735 crash in China’s Guangxi province on March 21, 2022, continues.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flair Airlines Sues Airborne Over Seizure Of Aircraft

By Lori Ranson Mar 16, 2023
Canadian ULCC Flair Airlines is suing Airborne for $50 million in damages for what it claims is the unlawful seizure of four aircraft. 
Airlines & Lessors

WestJet Set To Debut 737 Drag-Reduction Kit

By Guy Norris Mar 16, 2023
Canadian operator WestJet is installing a production standard Aero Design Labs (ADL) drag reduction kit on a Boeing 737-700.
Airlines & Lessors

Avelo Airlines Expands Raleigh-Durham Base

By Aaron Karp Mar 15, 2023
Avelo will serve three more markets from RDU by adding a second Boeing 737 to the base.
Airports & Networks

Boeing To Set Up First 737 BCF Line In India With GMR Aero Technic

By Chen Chuanren Mar 10, 2023
Boeing and India’s GMR Aero Technic have partnered to set up a 737 freighter conversion line at the MRO company’s facility in Hyderabad, India.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Flydubai Plans Cabin Refurbishment As Profits Soar

By Alan Dron Mar 01, 2023
Flydubai will launch what it describes as “a comprehensive retrofit program” across its fleet of Boeing 737-800s in 2023.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Air Force Awards First E-7A Contract To Boeing

Feb 28, 2023
The U.S. Air Force is kicking off spending on Boeing’s E-7A Wedgetail, awarding Boeing a contract of up to $1.2 billion for the rapid prototyping program.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Why Older Passenger Aircraft Are Finding New Homes As Freighters

By Alan Dron Feb 21, 2023
The market for converted freighters remains strong.
Airlines & Lessors

E-commerce Remains A Growing Driver For Airfreight In Many Regions

By Alan Dron Feb 21, 2023
Helping to drive the e-commerce boom is the fact that in certain regions of the world, the phenomenon has hardly scratched the surface.
Airlines & Lessors

Supply Chain Doubts About Boeing Remain Entrenched

By Michael Bruno Feb 16, 2023
An undeniable trend voiced in recent supplier surveys and conferences is that providers favor Airbus over Boeing—and maybe any other OEM.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Rex Confirms Agreement For Additional Boeing 737s

By Adrian Schofield Feb 14, 2023
Two more Boeing 737s will join Australian carrier Rex's small but expanding domestic jet operation.
Airlines & Lessors