Commercial Aviation https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7357/more en Widebody Market Weakness Shows Signs Of Permanent Structural Change https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/widebody-market-weakness-shows-signs-permanent-structural-change <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus and Boeing are betting on increased narrowbody use for long-haul flying, which comes at the expense of larger models that once dominated the segment.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/widebody-market-weakness-shows-signs-permanent-structural-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/widebody-market-weakness-shows-signs-permanent-structural-change#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation50 Commercial Aviation AWST Global Wed, 11 Dec 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1971038 at https://aviationweek.com Boeing Avianca Completes Debt Restructuring, Lands More Funds https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/avianca-completes-debt-restructuring-lands-more-funds <div class="node-body article-body">Avianca Holdings has completed a major debt restructuring and landed up to $125 million in new financing from a group of investors, giving it additional flexibility to execute its turnaround plan.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/avianca-completes-debt-restructuring-lands-more-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/avianca-completes-debt-restructuring-lands-more-funds#comments Airlines & Lessors AWIN_Commercial Airlines Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Latin America/Caribbean Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:58:00 +0000 1971042 at https://aviationweek.com Rob Finlayson Boeing, FedEx 777F Tests Confirm Wake Fuel Burn Benefit https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-fedex-777f-tests-confirm-wake-fuel-burn-benefit <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing says formation flight tests conducted with FedEx Express using two 777F freighters confirm the potential for reducing fuel consumption by up to 10% by flying in the wingtip vortex of the lead aircraft.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-fedex-777f-tests-confirm-wake-fuel-burn-benefit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-fedex-777f-tests-confirm-wake-fuel-burn-benefit#comments Aircraft & Propulsion Commercial Aviation Airframers AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Top Story - Home North America Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:50:00 +0000 1971041 at https://aviationweek.com Boeing KLM To Purchase More Biofuel For Outbound Schiphol Flights https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/klm-purchase-more-biofuel-outbound-schiphol-flights <div class="node-body article-body">KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced plans to buy an undisclosed quantity of used cooking oil-based sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Finnish company Neste, which will supply flights from Amsterdam Schiphol on a drop-in basis. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/klm-purchase-more-biofuel-outbound-schiphol-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/klm-purchase-more-biofuel-outbound-schiphol-flights#comments Airlines & Lessors AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN Europe Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:17:00 +0000 1971040 at https://aviationweek.com KLM ATI Renews Key Jet Engine Supply Deals With GE Aviation https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/ati-renews-key-jet-engine-supply-deals-ge-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Technologies (ATI) and GE Aviation have reached agreement on several new long-term contracts worth a total of around $2.5 billion to ATI for the supply of iso-thermal and hot-die forgings used in the manufacture of commercial jet engines, the companies announced Dec. 10.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/ati-renews-key-jet-engine-supply-deals-ge-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/ati-renews-key-jet-engine-supply-deals-ge-aviation#comments Aircraft & Propulsion AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories AWIN North America Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:46:00 +0000 1971032 at https://aviationweek.com ATI Latest EU Air Safety List Focuses on Armenia, Removes Gabon https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/latest-eu-air-safety-list-focuses-armenia-removes-gabon <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has decided to closely monitor Armenia, following its latest European Union (EU) Air Safety List update, which also removed a blanket ban on Gabonese airlines.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/latest-eu-air-safety-list-focuses-armenia-removes-gabon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/latest-eu-air-safety-list-focuses-armenia-removes-gabon#comments Safety, Ops & Regulation AWIN_Commercial Commercial Aviation Top Stories Safety AWIN Europe Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:18:00 +0000 1971026 at https://aviationweek.com Nationale Regional Transport Jetstar Pilots Schedule Strikes As Contract Talks Stall https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/jetstar-pilots-schedule-strikes-contract-talks-stall <div class="node-body article-body">Melbourne, Australia-based LCC Jetstar’s main pilots’ union has announced strikes for the coming weekend following a stalemate in contract talks with the airline.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/jetstar-pilots-schedule-strikes-contract-talks-stall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/jetstar-pilots-schedule-strikes-contract-talks-stall#comments Commercial Aviation Airlines AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Asia Pacific Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:44:00 +0000 1971023 at https://aviationweek.com Rob Finlayson Fifth C919 Prototype Shifts Base; Flight-Test Program Awaits Sixth https://aviationweek.com/aircraft-propulsion/fifth-c919-prototype-shifts-base-flight-test-program-awaits-sixth <div class="node-body article-body">COMAC has transferred the fifth prototype in the C919 narrowbody flight-test program to Nanchang, China, six weeks after the aircraft’s first flight. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/aircraft-propulsion/fifth-c919-prototype-shifts-base-flight-test-program-awaits-sixth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/aircraft-propulsion/fifth-c919-prototype-shifts-base-flight-test-program-awaits-sixth#comments Aircraft & Propulsion AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Asia Pacific Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:11:00 +0000 1971018 at https://aviationweek.com <p>Fifth COMAC C919 prototype departing Shanghai.</p> COMAC Aviation Daily Roundup: Dec. 10 https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-daily-roundup-dec-10 <div class="node-body gallery-body">A daily round up of aviation news.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-daily-roundup-dec-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-daily-roundup-dec-10#comments Commercial Aviation Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:11:00 +0000 1970984 at https://aviationweek.com Malaysia Faces Lengthy Process To Regain FAA Rating https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/malaysia-faces-lengthy-process-regain-faa-rating <div class="node-body article-body">Addressing the FAA’s safety oversight concerns could be a multiyear effort for Malaysia’s regulator, which is the latest in Asia to be downgraded.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/malaysia-faces-lengthy-process-regain-faa-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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