Sustainability

Brought to you by:Northrop Grumman
Oct 12, 2021
With an airline recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic expected to take another two to three years, business aviation has taken on a leading role in…
Oct 12, 2021
There is increasing talk of 100% sustainable aviation fuel, up from the current 50% blend limit. But it is not as simple as just pouring more biofuel…

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

Brought to you by:Embraer
Oct 21, 2021
Much is made of the ability of crossover narrowbody jets to bring right-sizing to many airlines’ routes. The trip costs are clearly advantageous when…
Sep 20, 2021
The introduction of new aircraft types provides an opportunity for airlines, training organisations and training technology providers to put new ideas - be they hardware or software - into practise.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 22, 2021
Qantas is accelerating restart plans for several more international routes, allowing the carrier to reactivate widebody aircraft and recall employees ahead of its previous forecasts.
Oct 21, 2021
Intra-African growth is expected to be the strongest category for African airlines, at around 6.5% per year, considerably above the global growth rate in air transport of 4%.
Oct 20, 2021
European airline fleet activity is showing signs of a sustained recovery, with both the number of in-service aircraft and their time in the air rising in recent months.
Oct 20, 2021
Airlines returning aircraft to service should factor supply-chain delays into their planning as issues ranging from logistics slowdowns to problems getting aircraft into foreign repair stations threaten fleet ramp-ups, executives at Aviation Week’s MRO Europe conference said.
Oct 19, 2021
Rising demand in some markets could affect the pace and scope of aircraft retirements, particularly in the narrowbody sector that supports domestic and intra-regional traffic benefiting from rising leisure-traffic flying.

Interiors & Connectivity

Oct 08, 2021
A Singaporean hygiene and disinfection service provider has won a government-led “innovation challenge” aimed at developing new solutions and addressing the need to restore public confidence in traveling. 
Sep 22, 2021
Inmarsat's OneFi serves as a catalyst to monetize inflight connectivity by “bringing a host of onboard services together within a single portal interface that passengers can easily access using their own personal devices.”
Sep 14, 2021
Aircraft interiors retrofit spending is set to rise as airlines start to show some signs of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, industry experts said Sept.14 at this year's virtual Aircraft Interiors Expo.
Sep 10, 2021
Digitalization drives a rethink on baggage and onboard food services.
Sep 06, 2021
Virgin Atlantic is shrinking the business-class cabin inside some of its A350-1000s to make way for more economy seats in a new seating layout tailored for certain leisure routes, beginning with flights from London Heathrow to Orlando, Florida.

Airports & Routes

Oct 22, 2021
Qantas is accelerating restart plans for several more international routes, allowing the carrier to reactivate widebody aircraft and recall employees ahead of its previous forecasts.
Oct 22, 2021
The major part of the project was the renewal of the Baltic coast airport's single runway.
Oct 21, 2021
The network additions will increase the carrier’s network from the Idaho capital to 15 destinations.
Oct 21, 2021
The former Aeromexico chief commercial officer will manage Delta’s partnerships with Air France, KLM and Virgin Atlantic.
Oct 21, 2021
The SkyTeam partners have been given the go-ahead to expand an agreement that has been in place for the past three years.

Airlines & Lessors

Oct 22, 2021
In response to growing demand, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) plans to offer more than 150 routes to 90 destinations during the 2021-22 winter season, which opens Oct. 31.
Oct 22, 2021
Qantas is accelerating restart plans for several more international routes, allowing the carrier to reactivate widebody aircraft and recall employees ahead of its previous forecasts.
Oct 21, 2021
American Airlines said it expects to see a strong holiday travel season during the 2021 fourth quarter (Q4), after the delta coronavirus variant harmed profitability in the third quarter (Q3).
Oct 21, 2021
Southwest Airlines remains in the midst of a hiring push to alleviate operational challenges it encountered during the third quarter, but the airline is also turning attention to building up network depth over the next year to recover more quickly from irregular operations. 
Oct 21, 2021
After posting a profit during the third quarter, Alaska Air Group is warning that fallout from the delta coronavirus variant will reduce its 2021 fourth quarter (Q4) revenue by $200 million. 

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Oct 22, 2021
The FAA plans to implement new training and several revised processes that ensure issues flagged by its maintenance inspectors are both accurately identified and properly addressed through safety systems, a U.S. Transportation Department Office of Inspector General (OIG) report said.
Oct 22, 2021
A growing number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region are looking to reopen their borders to international travel, as rising vaccination levels give governments more confidence in easing restrictions.
Oct 20, 2021
Europe’s travel and tourism industry is calling for a new approach to COVID-19 travel rules in the region, including the elimination of the color-code system introduced in 2020, as European leaders are due to meet in Brussels to discuss the next steps.
Oct 20, 2021
Lufthansa and easyJet won backing from a European court over deals they undertook to buy Air Berlin assets, after the court dismissed two cases made by Polish airline LOT.
Oct 19, 2021
The UK CAA will allow London Heathrow to raise passenger charges—but not as much as the airport had hoped for.

Maintenance & Training

Sep 10, 2021
As the Omani LCC's fleet expands, one consultant in the region believes SalamAir should now focus on reducing its maintenance costs and building a stronger partnership with flag-carrier Oman Air.
Sep 09, 2021
The global fleet of 128 Boeing 777s with PW4000s has been grounded since late February following a failure onboard a United 777 near Denver—the third PW4000-powered 777 in-service event in three years linked to a cracked fan blade.
Aug 11, 2021
Leonardo and Babcock have formally team to combine their offers to provide Canada’s Future Aircrew Training program.
Aug 10, 2021
The move follows the unlawful diversion of a Ryanair flight on May 23 to the Belarusian capital Minsk.
Aug 05, 2021
The suspension of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ (MHI) SpaceJet regional jet program helped the company’s aerospace division return to profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2021.