Airbus UAM Chief Describes Pragmatic Approach To Vehicle Development
Airbus is making progress on its urban air mobility vehicle, hoping for certification and service entry this decade.
cory.hitt@avia… Thu, 06/08/2023 - 14:07
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European And National Funding Boost Propulsion Research Effort
Clean Aviation structures a large part of the European effort toward future aeronautics, while research and technology are involved in early testing.
andrea.copleys… Wed, 06/07/2023 - 08:00
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European and National Funding Boost Propulsion Research

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Emirates Prepares Large Follow-Up Order For Boeing 777X, Airbus A350

By Jens Flottau Jun 06, 2023
Emirates has begun work on another large order for widebody aircraft as the airline prepares for the replacement of a bigger part of its current fleet. 
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Russian Lessor GTLK Downplays Liquidation Of Its Irish Subsidiaries

Aviation Week Network Staff Jun 06, 2023
GTLK says the court-ordered liquidation of its Dublin-based subsidiaries will not seriously affect the financial stability of its business. 
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: India’s Ascendant Aviation Market May Face Headwinds

By Matthew Fulco Jun 02, 2023
If there was any doubt that India was the next big thing in commercial aviation, it was put to rest when Air India announced its purchase of 470 passenger jets.
Airlines & Lessors

Airbus Defense and Space CEO Discusses Europe’s Evolving Defense Needs

By Tony Osborne Jun 02, 2023
Michael Schoellhorn talks with Aviation Week about the rapidly changing face of Europe’s security requirements.
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EBACE Climate Change Protests Spotlight Sustainability
Protests at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition reinforce the need to highlight progress toward zero-carbon operations.
audra.avizieni… Thu, 06/01/2023 - 08:00
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Opinion: Why It Is Time For The Blended Wing Body

By Kevin Michaels Jun 01, 2023
The BWB offers a number of advantages for both commercial and military applications.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Commentary: What IATA Should Achieve At Its Istanbul Assembly

By Jens Flottau Jun 01, 2023
Airlines have committed to net-zero emissions by 2050. Now the sector needs to launch credible action and pressure OEMs to move faster.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing Insists On Long Game In Aircraft Development

By Sean Broderick Jun 01, 2023
CEO Dave Calhoun claims Airbus and Comac competitive threats are overplayed, and says OEM will need until at least 2035 to bring a new aircraft to market.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Bionic Structures Form Part Of Airbus’ 2035+ Cabin Vision

By Victoria Moores May 30, 2023
One of the main ideas put forward by Airbus is the use of bionic materials, using designs that mimic nature.
Interiors & Connectivity

AAM Briefs

Aviation Week Staff May 30, 2023
The ePlane Co. has become the first Indian electric aircraft developer to win a design organization OK from the country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
Advanced Air Mobility

CEO Interview: Flydubai’s Ghaith Al Ghaith

By Kurt Hofmann May 30, 2023
Flydubai was established in March 2008 as an LCC and grew quickly by serving secondary markets from Dubai and as a strategic partner of Emirates Airline.
Airlines & Lessors

Why China Can’t Write Off Boeing As A Supplier Of New Airliners

By Henry Canaday May 25, 2023
Boeing’s prospects for aircraft sales in China remain stronger than might be apparent.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cabin Weight And Waste Cuts Help Sustainability Drive

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 25, 2023
Changes in cabin hardware and services can help cut waste and improve airlines’ environmental credentials.
Airlines & Lessors

Recaro Sees Seating Market Comeback, Operational Challenges

By Jens Flottau May 24, 2023
Recaro Aircraft Seating, a market leader for economy-class seats, has seen demand return following the pandemic, but parts shortages are an everyday challenge.
Interiors & Connectivity

Daher Ponders Next Step Hybrid Options As Electrified Flight Tests Loom

By Guy Norris May 22, 2023
Daher says it will narrow down design options for either a lightly hybridized or all-electric production follow-on to the EcoPulse demonstrator.
EBACE

First Take, May 22, 2023

By Graham Warwick May 19, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aerospace

Daily Memo: Supplier Pitches Smarter Factory Concept At Airbus

By Thierry Dubois May 18, 2023
For those suppliers who know both the automotive and aerospace sectors, the difference in manufacturing performance is striking. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Maintaining Airbus, Boeing Balance ‘Really Important,’ Delta CEO Says

By Christine Boynton May 17, 2023
Delta Air Lines does not currently have plans for an aggressive shift in its fleet makeup between Boeing and Airbus, its top executive says. 
Airlines & Lessors

Airbus Advancing Sirtap Tactical UAS Development

By Tony Osborne May 17, 2023
Airbus is advancing the development of its Sirtap tactical uncrewed aircraft system, targeting a first flight in 2025 and service entry as soon as 2026.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Identifies Heat, Humidity As Causes Of A380 Wing-Spar Cracking

By Jens Flottau May 17, 2023
The findings are behind a May 11 airworthiness directive (AD) issued by EASA on the A380.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EFW Receives Chinese Validation For A330P2F STC

By Prachi Patel May 17, 2023
The German passenger-to-freighter conversion specialist has received an STC approval from the CAAC.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus, UAE’s Masdar Team On SAF, Clean Energy Collaboration

By Alan Dron May 16, 2023
The European airframer has reached an agreement with Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: New Airbus Safety Center Confronts Past Tragedies, Lessons Learned

By Jens Flottau May 16, 2023
Airbus has opened its Safety Promotion Center, informing visitors about accident rates and causes, as well as action the industry has taken to improve safety.
Safety, Ops & Regulation