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    Safety first in drive to unlock urban air mobility


    To economically add a third dimension to local transport requires new technology - and a focus on creating “aviation grade” hardware.

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    Alaska eyes Oneworld membership by year-end


    Alaska Airlines hopes to complete its entry into Oneworld by the end of the year after the alliance formally invited the US carrier to become its 14th member.

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    Irkut carries out test installation of PD-14 for MC-21-310


    Irkut has completed an initial test installation of the Russian-built Aviadvigatel PD-14 engine on an MC-21-300 rig. The domestically-powered version of the aircraft will be designated the MC-21-310, says state technology corporation Rostec. Installation of the first PD-14 on an MC-21 wing and pylon has been conducted at ...

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    Eurofighter ready to deliver long-term enhancement ‘menu’ to operators


    The Eurofighter industry consortium remains on course to deliver a broad-ranging “menu” of capability options to its core partner nations before year-end to inform their decisions on the type’s long-term evolution (LTE) path.

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    El Al must issue shares before state will back loan


    Israeli flag-carrier El Al must carry out a planned $150 million share issue by the end of August, before the country’s government will back a $250 million bank loan. The conditions have been outlined in a 22 July letter from the ministry of finance. El Al opted in ...

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    Indonesia’s intriguing Osprey opportunity


    While Indonesia seems a surprising candidate to buy the V-22 Osprey, the tiltrotor would offer the island nation distinct advantages. But procurement and budget issues remain formidable obstacles to its acquisiton.

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    Pandemic interrupts UK charges row over space-based ADS-B


    Full resolution of a dispute over a new UK airspace charges, intended to pay for controversial space-based oceanic surveillance, has been deferred after the coronavirus crisis interrupted the effort to settle the clash. The dispute between en route navigation provider NERL and the Civil Aviation Authority – which has ...

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    Ease ‘onerous restrictions’ to restore international travel: AAPA


    The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) is urging Asia-Pacific governments to ease “unduly onerous restrictions” and collaboratively develop a consistent framework for restoring international air travel. “Public attitudes towards air travel are evolving as confidence is rebuilt,” the trade body says. “However, a major obstacle is the ...

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    Subaru extends KAI’s contract for 787 centre wingbox work


    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has secured a $754 million deal related to centre wingbox work on the Boeing 787 programme. The contract was signed with Japanese tier one manufacturer Subaru, which produces the structure for the 787 family in Nagoya, says KAI. It covers work from 2022 to ...

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    ​Embraer looks beyond coronavirus to a changed Asia-Pacific travel market


    Beyond the near-term challenges from the coronavirus pandemic, Embraer believes Asia-Pacific airlines will seek to optimise their fleets through the adoption of more smaller jets. Cesar Pereira is vice president, Asia-Pacific of Embraer Commercial Aviation. The Singapore-based executive’s sales territory covers the entire Asia-Pacific region apart from China. In ...

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    Jeju Air scraps Eastar Jet acquisition


    South Korea’s Jeju Air has scrapped plans to acquire a majority stake in compatriot low-cost carrier Eastar Jet. Jeju says in a stock exchange disclosure that the stock sale contract was cancelled due to violation of key terms and an overdue transaction closing period, without going into details. ...

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    Taiwan passes proposal for China Airlines renaming


    Taiwan lawmakers have approved a proposal to rename national carrier China Airlines, paving the way for a possible rebranding. The proposal, first mooted by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party caucus, calls on the island’s transport ministry to study and propose a phased plan to “strengthen China Airlines’ international recognition,” ...

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    Spirit warns of tough third quarter


    Spirit Airlines says its flexible network and lower fuel and flight operations costs helped it weather the coronavirus storm in the second quarter, and expects the next months to continue to be volatile as the pandemic drags on.

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    BA pilots vote on pay cuts and ‘holding pool’ to reduce job losses


    British Airways pilots are to be consulted on a package involving pay cuts and a series of other measures intended to protect crew jobs, with the cockpit union admitting the conditions of the deal are unlikely to be bettered. Cockpit union BALPA has been discussing ways to avoid cutting ...

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    DHL orders four 767 Boeing Converted Freighters


    Express shipment airline DHL Express has ordered four 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters – passenger jets that the airframer will modify into cargo aircraft.

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    New commercial aircraft programmes paused until recovery: executives


    Aircraft manufacturers like Airbus, Boeing and Embraer are unlikely to launch major new aircraft programmes until the industry recovers from the coronavirus downturn.

  • United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER

    United refrains from retiring aircraft, stands ready to expand long-haul travel


    United Airlines has no plans to retire aircraft following the devastating coronavirus crisis, saying it stands ready to resume normal services and to offer more long-haul flights to overseas destinations once travel restrictions lift.

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    Northrop Grumman to offer electromagnetic pulse counter-UAV weapon


    Northrop Grumman has signed a distribution agreement with Epirus to sell the start-up’s electromagnetic pulse counter unmanned air vehicle weapon.

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    Trilateral industry pact propels UK-led FCAS effort


    The UK’s Tempest future combat air system (FCAS) project has gained fresh momentum, with the nation’s industry having entered into formal discussions with Italian and Swedish counterparts to launch development activities.

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