All Air Transport articles – Page 3

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    Royal Air Maroc to enter Emirates codeshare pact


    Royal Air Maroc has entered a codeshare agreement with Middle Eastern operator Emirates, intended to lift connections between Dubai and Casablanca. The two carriers will commence the codeshare at the end of May. Emirates will have access to 17 destinations in Morocco, other than Casablanca, along with 63 international cities ...

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    Air taxi developer Eve to lean on Embraer for engineering, certification support


    Air taxi developer Eve’s transition to a public company left it with hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and long-term engineering support from majority shareholder Embraer.

  • Aeromexico first Boeing 737 Max

    Boeing added 12 new jets to its backlog in April


    Boeing booked new orders for 46 commercial aircraft in April but continued to log cancellations, including for its 737 Max and 777.

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    Wizz Air aims to explore Saudi Arabian air transport potential


    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air has signed a preliminary agreement with Saudi Arabian authorities aimed at looking into potential for airline expansion in the Middle Eastern state. The memorandum of understanding, it says, reflects a “shared vision” between the two sides on the potential for Wizz to “stimulate new ...

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    Crew failed to monitor speed loss before 757's aggressive manoeuvres


    US investigators have found that aggressive control inputs to increase poorly-monitored airspeed resulted in injuries to three flight attendants on an American Airlines Boeing 757-200 descending to New York JFK. The incident occurred as the aircraft was arriving from Edinburgh on 6 September 2018. According to the newly-released final conclusions ...

  • Airbus Mobile assembly site

    Airbus to open new Mobile A320 production site in 2025


    Airbus plans to build a new A320 final assembly facility in Mobile, Alabama, and to have the site operating by the second quarter of 2025.

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    Divested by Embraer, Eve becomes publicly traded company


    Air taxi developer Eve became a publicly traded company on 9 May, completing a process set in motion by Eve’s former parent Embraer.

  • Nordic Aviation Capital E190F

    Nordic Aviation becomes launch customer for Embraer’s freighter-converted E-Jet


    Irish aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital has become launch customer of Embraer’s E-Jet passenger-to-freighter conversion programme, with plans to have 10 of its aircraft converted.

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    Archer co-founder Adcock resigns from board weeks after leaving CEO post


    Archer Aviation co-founder Brett Adcock has resigned from the company’s board of directors effective immediately, less than three weeks after he stepped down from the co-chief executive post. 

  • FedEx's first Cessna SkyCourier

    Textron delivers first Cessna SkyCourier, to FedEx


    Textron Aviation has delivered to FedEx the first Cessna SkyCourier turboprop, a milestone coming 4.5 years after the Wichita airframer launched the programme.

  • Lufthansa Cargo 777-8F-c-Lufthansa

    Lufthansa orders 777-8Fs and brings in more 787s to offset 777-9 delay


    Lufthansa Group is to acquire seven Boeing 777-8 freighters, as well as three 777Fs, while taking seven more 787s to offset capacity shortfall from delays to its 777-9 order. The German company’s supervisory board has approved the introduction of the additional twinjets. “By purchasing these state-of-the-art aircraft, we again underline ...

  • AirShield-c-Pexco

    US cabin system to ‘personalise’ air nears FAA approval


    US firm Pexco Aerospace is expecting to achieve FAA certification by July of a cabin fitting aimed at reducing shared air between passengers. Pexco, which acquired the AirShield technology from Seattle-based design firm Teague, says it will offer “virtual social distance” as face-masks mandates are phased out. President Jon Page ...

  • Aeroflot SSJ accident-c-Interstate Aviation Committee

    Superjet fire probe prepares to wrap up after pandemic-related delays


    Russian investigators are expecting shortly to issue the draft final report into the fatal Sukhoi Superjet 100 landing accident and fire at Moscow Sheremetyevo three years ago. The probe into the accident, which involves several international parties, has been held up partly by restrictive measures on personnel introduced during the ...

  • Texel Air 737-800BCF-c-Texel Air

    Texel Air to take another pair of 737-800 freighters


    Middle Eastern operator Texel Air is ordering another pair of Boeing 737-800 converted freighters, having received the region’s first example in January. The Bahraini cargo carrier has signed an agreement to acquire the additional jets, according to Boeing. It already had orders for two of the modified jets and will ...

  • Air Lease Airbus-c-Airbus

    ALC sees potential return of certain jets seized by Russia


    US lessor Air Lease (ALC) believes it may yet be able to recover some of the aircraft it owns but seized by Russia, despite taking a $802 million write-down in the value of that fleet.

  • Gulfstream G500 G600

    FAA mandates new wind restrictions for G500 and G600 landings


    The Federal Aviation Administration has mandated new restrictions on wind conditions in which operators of Gulfstream G500s and G600s are permitted to land.

  • ZeroAvia Dornier 228-c-ZeroAvia

    ZeroAvia receives second Dornier 228 to support US hydrogen-electric certification


    Hybrid-electric propulsion specialist ZeroAvia has taken delivery of a second Dornier 228 which will supplement the conversion and test programme already underway on another of the type. The 19-seat aircraft will be US-based, located in California, and act as a platform for new component and integration tests. Registered N409VA, the ...

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    EASA cautions carriers over 20 safety concerns arising from conflict


    European civil aviation regulators are highlighting multiple safety aspects arising from the Ukrainian conflict, drawing up a list of 20 specific issues covering such concerns as security, navigation, human performance, and infrastructure. Several of these relate directly to the potential threat to civil aircraft, both from misidentification or loss of ...

  • FMS-c-Thales

    Airbus to introduce new Thales flight-management system across range


    Airbus has selected Thales to provide a new flight-management system for its aircraft range, based on the French aerospace company’s PureFlyt product. The system has been adapted to Airbus’s specific requirements and is intended to become available at the end of 2026. It will be used for the A350 and ...

  • Boeing's global headquarters in Arlington, Virginia

    Boeing headquarters now in Virginia, marking strategic shift


    Boeing has moved its global headquarters from Chicago to Arlington, Virginia, a major transition the company says will align it closer with customers and help it advance development of new technologies.