Sustainability

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Jan 09, 2024
Airbus is establishing a ZEROe development center in Stade, Germany, focusing on composite materials for hydrogen systems such as liquid hydrogen tanks.
Dec 13, 2023
As the aviation industry marches toward a newly reached agreement at ICAO’s third Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels (CAAF/3) to reduce CO2 emissions in international by 5% by 2030, here are some global initiatives as the industry comes together to achieve these goals.

Crossover Narrowbody Jets

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Jan 03, 2024
Nineteen Embraer regional jets will join the fleet of American Airlines Group subsidiary Envoy Air.
Jan 02, 2024
Sky High is seeking to further expand services through the Caribbean and U.S. as it makes use of the range capabilities of its small fleet of Embraer E-Jets.

Sustainable Aviation Fuels

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Feb 14, 2024
Amid discouraging outlook for turboprops, ATR is back in the black and working on new versions.
Feb 13, 2024
To find out the uptake of SAF and book-and-claim, Aviation Week spoke with Derek DeCross, the company’s chief commercial officer.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Feb 22, 2024
Avoiding contrails remains up for debate. Some are already selling tools to carriers. Others argue more work is needed to mature solutions and standards.
Feb 22, 2024
The Portuguese MRO is investing to develop more CFM Leap 1A engine MRO capabilities, including updating its engine test cell to accommodate the powerplant.
Feb 22, 2024
Qantas has converted more of its Airbus narrowbody backlog to A321XLRs, and is also advancing its plans for inflight Wi-Fi in its international fleet.
Feb 22, 2024
China’s Comac has provided more details of the stretched and shortened variants of its C919 single-aisle family at Singapore Airshow.
Feb 22, 2024
Cebu Pacific is moving closer to finalizing a major order for narrowbodies and the LCC's CEO says a new airport in Manila could open the door to Boeing.

Interiors & Connectivity

Dec 12, 2023
Lufthansa Group is reassigning some of its airlines’ top executives as the company sets up a groupwide taskforce to improve customer satisfaction.
Dec 04, 2023
Cabin comfort is back, especially for premium classes. However, some airlines are implementing new seat designs for all travel classes.
Nov 17, 2023
The current production capacity in Qingdao is at 25,000 seats annually; it will increase to around 37,500 seats annually.
Nov 13, 2023
Royal Jordanian is growing its Boeing 787-9 fleet while improving the inflight connectivity capabilities on its aging 787-8s.
Nov 09, 2023
The first Global Airlines Airbus A380 will undergo cabin refurbishments from January 2024.

Airports & Routes

Feb 21, 2024
Vietnam’s Cam Ranh International Airport will work with Changi Airports International to develop its international operations.
Feb 21, 2024
Avelo Airlines will be closing a base at Las Vegas Reid International Airport, shifting the Boeing 737NG based there to Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport.
Feb 20, 2024
Nigerian domestic carrier Ibom Air is considering a follow-on order for Airbus A220s, as it begins to branch out into regional flights within Africa.
Feb 20, 2024
Emirates has been cleared to launch its first passenger route to Colombia, with flights set to start in June.
Feb 19, 2024
Across Southeast Asia, low-cost airlines continue to grow.

Airlines & Lessors

Feb 22, 2024
Avoiding contrails remains up for debate. Some are already selling tools to carriers. Others argue more work is needed to mature solutions and standards.
Feb 22, 2024
Qantas has converted more of its Airbus narrowbody backlog to A321XLRs, and is also advancing its plans for inflight Wi-Fi in its international fleet.
Feb 22, 2024
The Denver-based ULCC believes the early phase of its plan to redeploy capacity from oversaturated markets is producing positive results.
Feb 22, 2024
As ATW prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Awards on May 31, we are recognizing each decade of winners.
Feb 22, 2024
The latest airline route news, featuring network changes, schedule alterations, codeshares and interline agreements.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Feb 19, 2024
State aid worth $37 million for Romanian LCC Blue Air did not meet European Union state aid rules and must be recovered, the European Commission has said.
Feb 16, 2024
Reunion-based Air Austral confirmed the aircraft were out of action because of problems with their Pratt & Whitney PW1500G geared-turbofan engines.
Feb 16, 2024
U.S. airport projects designed to improve passenger experience, accessibility and sustainability will share almost $1 billion of government funding.
Feb 15, 2024
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines is calling on governments to avoid punitive industry regulations and encourage the supply of sustainable aviation fuel.
Feb 15, 2024
Rep. Larsen, ranking member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, expressed optimism that Congress can pass FAA reauthorization legislation.

Maintenance & Training

Jan 24, 2024
The FAA has taken the extraordinary step of denying Boeing permission to continue with its planned production increase of the twinjet.
Jan 19, 2024
JetBlue and Spirit said the notice of appeal, filed jointly, was “consistent with the requirements of the merger agreement.”
Jan 17, 2024
The pilots had poorly coordinated and acted in antagonist ways on the controls, a situation also known as dual input, the investigation concluded.
Dec 08, 2023
Third-party training inconsistent with Boeing’s recommendations and Virgin Australia’s adopted procedures contributed to several hard landings, the ATSB said.
Nov 22, 2023
FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker left little doubt that he expects something new out of the recently announced pilot mental health aviation rulemaking committee.