Daily Memo: Don’t Call It A Comeback For U.S. Aircraft Orders

By Ben Goldstein Apr 09, 2021
Boeing recently scored its biggest sale since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across North America in March 2020, with Southwest Airlines’ commitment to purchase at least 100 additional 737-7s over the next decade.
Airlines & Lessors

LATAM Opts To Shed A350s Amid Bankruptcy Restructuring

By Lori Ranson Apr 09, 2021
LATAM Airlines Group is using its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization to retire its Airbus A350 widebodies, which will streamline its twin-aisle fleet to all Boeing aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

Commutair Charts Growth As United Airlines Streamlines Regional Flying

By Ben Goldstein Apr 09, 2021
As the coronavirus pandemic swept through North America in 2020, U.S. full-service carriers scrambled to streamline their business models, including their regional airline partnerships. 
Airlines & Lessors

Air Serbia To Operate Over 800 Charter Flights This Summer

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 09, 2021
Air Serbia plans to operate more than 800 charter flights during the summer 2021 season in cooperation with domestic travel agencies.
Airports & Routes

LATAM AIRLINES BRASIL

Apr 09, 2021
LATAM AIRLINES BRASIL plans to remove its 11 A350s from fleet by end of April to homogenize its fleet and decrease widebody capacity due to less…
Air Transport

Embraer Supplying Bizjet Technical Info For Vaccine Transport

By Molly McMillin Apr 09, 2021
Embraer has been releasing technical information to help business jet operators use their aircraft to safely transport COVID-19 vaccines, which require low temperatures, as demand for vaccine transportation rises.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: Is U.S. Aviation Leading the Way out of the COVID Crisis?

Apr 09, 2021
Air travel is surging back in the U.S., but the opposite is happening in other regions. Aviation Week’s editors and forecasters explain why—and what it means for airlines and aircraft manufacturers.
Air Transport

EMIRATES

Apr 08, 2021
EMIRATES said first delivery of 777X could slip to 2025. Boeing's last projection was for late 2023 after assessing global certification requirements…
Aerospace

JSFIRM.COM

Apr 08, 2021
JSFIRM.COM released its Hiring Trends Survey for 2021 that found of 200 aviation companies across various sectors, 50.84% are projecting moderate…
Aerospace
France To Aid Air Austral With $35M State-Backed Loan
France plans to help Réunion-based Air Austral survive the COVID-19 crisis by providing a €30 million ($35 million) state-guaranteed loan. 
natalia.pelayo… Wed, 04/07/2021 - 20:54
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AIR FRANCE-KLM expects 1Q21 operating loss of €1.3b and negatvie EBITDA of €750m, better than budgeted assumptions.

amy.hardcastle… Wed, 04/07/2021 - 19:45
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DFW

Apr 07, 2021
DFW says it is planning to reach 80% of pre-pandemic traffic during summer 2021 and make a full traffic recovery by 1Q22.
Air Transport

BOEING

Apr 06, 2021
BOEING listed its 215-acre Commercial Airplanes headquarters facility in Renton for sale; it is looking to sell off 2.5m sq ft of office space (6% of…
Aerospace

JAPAN AIRLINES

Apr 06, 2021
JAPAN AIRLINES accelerated planned retirement of its last seven 777-200s from FY2021 to FY2020; A350-900s will replace.
Air Transport

AIR FRANCE-KLM

Apr 06, 2021
AIR FRANCE-KLM says AIR FRANCE has EC approval for €4b in State aid via €1b share offering and €3b loan, while the Dutch State is continuing…
Air Transport

AIM ALTITUDE

Apr 06, 2021
AIM ALTITUDE, UK has developed ARCA galley system with new (hot or cold) boxed meal system for hygiene; boxes double as closing waste-containers.
Aerospace

AERO HYGENX

Apr 06, 2021
AERO HYGENX, Canada was selected by Hydro-Québec to provide its specially designed RAY autonomous UVC disinfecting robot for cleaning cabins of its…
MRO

Air France Gets Green Light From Brussels For $4.7B Bailout

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 06, 2021
The European Commission has approved a €4 billion ($4.7 billion) French government-backed recapitalization plan for Air France, but in return the flag-carrier must relinquish 18 daily slots at Paris Orly airport to alleviate Brussels’ competition concerns.  
Airlines & Lessors

Forget Sustainable Fuels: How Oil Will Drive The Next Narrowbody Wave

By Michael Bruno Apr 06, 2021
The next five years could see a perfect storm of conditions driving demand for new narrowbodies, thanks to oil and related factors.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Singapore First To Accept IATA Travel Pass As Health Document

By Chen Chuanren Apr 05, 2021
Singapore will be the first country to accept data and results from the IATA Travel Pass in a collaboration with the airline group. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

How Are Insects Affecting Parked Aircraft Pitot Tubes?

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 05, 2021
Ask the Editors: Aftermarket providers inspect all probes and ports to ensure they are not contaminated by insects or foreign objects.
Airlines & Lessors

New CDC Travel Guidance Could Brighten Outlook For U.S. Airlines

By Lori Ranson Apr 02, 2021
The CDC on April 2 stated that fully vaccinated travelers can travel safely within the U.S., do not need to self-quarantine, and can skip testing before or after travel unless it is a requirement for their destination. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

IATA

Apr 01, 2021
IATA is projecting airlines in Africa will lose combined US$1.7b in 2021 on top of US$2b loss in 2020.
Air Transport

EMIRATES

Apr 01, 2021
EMIRATES plans June 1 to restart daily Dubai-Milan Malpensa-JFK (777-300ER).
Air Transport

AMERICAN

Apr 01, 2021
AMERICAN repaid $2.8b of revolving loans under three separate revolving credit facilities in a liquidity-neutral transaction.
Air Transport