UK Regional Flybe Cancels All Flights After Entering Administration

By David Casey Jan 28, 2023
Flybe has ceased trading with immediate effect, ending service on 17 regional routes which were all operated with De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400s.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: When Do Mergers, Acquisitions And Divestitures Pay Off?

By Michael Bruno Jan 27, 2023
Dealmakers in mergers and acquisitions who focus on the aerospace and defense industries are expecting a healthy year ahead for what they do.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Natilus, Ameriflight Sign Accord For 20 Cargo Feeder UAVs

By Ben Goldstein Jan 27, 2023
Natilus has signed a conditional purchase agreement with Ameriflight for 20 of its uncrewed regional freighters.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Italian Government Signs Off On Lufthansa’s ITA Offer

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jan 27, 2023
Earlier in January, the German airline group submitted its long-awaited offer for ITA Airways to the Italian government.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Somali Airspace Regains Top ATC Rating After Infrastructure Upgrades

By Alan Dron Jan 27, 2023
Full air traffic control (ATC) services have been restored to the area above and around Somalia, after a 30-year hiatus. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Velocys Teams With Bechtel For SAF Plants

By Alan Dron Jan 27, 2023
The two companies have signed a master relationship agreement (MRA).
Aircraft & Propulsion

Avia Prime Begins First European 767-300 Freighter Conversion

By Alan Dron Jan 27, 2023
Avia Prime Group has begun work on the first Boeing 767-300 freighter conversion to be undertaken in Europe.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Air France-KLM Orders Seven More A350s In Latest Fleet Renewal Step

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jan 27, 2023
Three more Airbus A350-900s have been ordered for Air France and four Airbus A350F freighters are now destined for Martinair.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airlines For Europe Managing Director Reynaert Moves On

By Victoria Moores Jan 27, 2023
Thomas Reynaert, the founding managing director of lobby group Airlines for Europe, will move to IBM in February.
Airlines & Lessors

Southwest Sees Operational Benefits In Adhering To Expansion Targets

By Lori Ranson Jan 26, 2023
Southwest Airlines is sticking to its 2023 growth plans, concluding the expansion will fortify its operational reliability.
Airlines & Lessors

REGENT Lands Strategic Investment From Japan Airlines

By Ben Goldstein Jan 26, 2023
Regent, the Rhode Island-based startup developing an all-electric seaglider, has secured a strategic investment from Japan Airlines.
Advanced Air Mobility

JetBlue Remains Bullish On Partnership With American Airlines

By Lori Ranson Jan 26, 2023
JetBlue Airways continues to focus a positive outcome for its alliance with American Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

Alaska Airlines Sets Sights On Full Pre-Pandemic Capacity By Mid-2023

By Chris Sloan Jan 26, 2023
The airline is building in flexibility to dial back that planned growth should demand stumble, however.
Airlines & Lessors

L3Harris Eyes Retrofit Market For New Cockpit Voice And Flight Data Recorder

By Paul Seidenman Jan 26, 2023
L3Harris Technologies has received Transport Canada approval for installation of its new combined voice and flight data recorder on Boeing 737NG aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity

American To Build Back Capacity To Near Pre-Pandemic Levels In 2023

By Chris Sloan Jan 26, 2023
The company is guiding a return to full-year profitability and a 7-9% operating margin for fiscal 2023.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Saudi Arabia’s Aviation Project Gets A Reality Check

By Jens Flottau Jan 26, 2023
The apparent departure of Tony Douglas from new Saudi airline RIA reminds us how hard it is to set up a new super-connector, even when funding is not the issue.
Airlines & Lessors

Boom Breaks Ground On Overture Factory

By Guy Norris Jan 26, 2023
Work on the site gets underway almost exactly a year after Boom Supersonic announced it had selected Greensboro as its production, test and delivery facility.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Airbus To Hire 13,000 New Employees In 2023

By Jens Flottau Jan 26, 2023
Airbus intends to hire another 13,000 new employees in 2023, roughly the same number the company added in 2022.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

OEMs Must Ensure Visibility On Supply Chain, Consultancy Says

By Thierry Dubois Jan 26, 2023
As manufacturing crises tend to start deep in the supply chain, the aeronautical industry should keep a close eye on its suppliers, says French consultancy Kyu.
Aircraft & Propulsion

AirAsia Nears Pandemic Recovery Halfway Point

By Chen Chuanren Jan 26, 2023
Parent carrier AirAsia Malaysia had the best recovery rate in the group.
Airlines & Lessors

Wizz Air Optimistic On Forward Bookings After Quarterly Net Profit

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jan 26, 2023
The airline said load factors had improved, in particular in November but also in December.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing Takes 737 MAX Retrofit Hit, Says Certifications Progressing

By Sean Broderick Jan 26, 2023
Boeing is shedding little light on when it expects to be done certifying the final two 737 MAX family variants.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Outgoing Wisk CEO Sees ‘Three To Four’ eVTOL Startups Surviving

By Ben Goldstein Jan 25, 2023
“There are going to be a lot of failures this year,” Wisk CEO Gary Gysin told Aviation Week in his last official interview.
Advanced Air Mobility

Government Seeks To End Dedicated Cargo Ops At Mexico City Juarez

By Lori Ranson Jan 25, 2023
IATA is concerned about a timeline the Mexican government has put forward to cut dedicated cargo operations from Mexico City Juarez International airport (MEX).
Airports & Routes

United Aviate Academy Inaugurates First Graduating Pilot Class

By Chris Sloan Jan 25, 2023
Of the first 51 student pilots to graduate, nearly 80% were women or people of color.
Airlines & Lessors