All Europe articles – Page 13

  • United  CRJ ZeroAvia

    How airlines’ environmental investments are already paying dividends


    Despite their geographical and operational differences, US carriers United Airlines and JetBlue Airways, Norwegian regional airline Wideroe, and Spain’s Air Nostrum have a common goal: to be pioneers in sustainability.

  • Global 8000

    Business aviation’s new long-range leaders battle supply chain worries


    Divergence between supply and demand has left manufacturers of large-cabin business jets with flush backlogs – and plenty of problems that need solving.

  • VX4

    Why Vertical Aerospace is still riding high as eVTOL sector matures


    UK start-up Vertical Aerospace is among a small group of pioneers driving the development of eVTOL platforms for market entry later this decade – but can it maintain momentum?

  • EasyJet A320neo-c-Airbus

    EasyJet lays out strategy to reach 2050 zero-emission target


    UK budget carrier EasyJet has set out a plan to slash carbon emissions by 78% by 2050, with an interim target of 35% by 2035. EasyJet will then use carbon removal to address residual emissions, in order to reach a 2050 net-zero objective. The airline says it aims to achieve ...

  • West Atlantic overrun title-c-BEA

    Three escape 737 freighter excursion into lake at Montpellier


    French investigation authority BEA has opened an inquiry into the runway excursion at Montpellier involving a Boeing 737-400 freighter operating on behalf of West Atlantic. The aircraft came to rest with its nose in the water off the end of runway 12L following a service from Paris Charles de Gaulle ...

  • A321XLR 2nd test aircraft-c-Airbus

    Second A321XLR flight-test aircraft joins certification programme


    Airbus has commenced flight-testing with a second A321XLR, this time fitted with Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines, after it departed on its maiden sortie from Hamburg Finkenwerder to Toulouse on 23 September. The airframer is using four aircraft for the XLR certification programme, although only three will have been specifically ...

  • New Generation Fighter

    France, Germany pledge to get stalled FCAS effort back on track


    The defence ministries of France and Germany have reaffirmed their desire to advance the currently stalled Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme between the nations and additional partner Spain.

  • Airbus A350

    Airbus cautiously optimistic over near-term return of widebody order activity


    Airbus chief Guillaume Faury is optimistic of near-term return to widebody aircraft demand, but remains cautious given the sensitivity of the sector to disruption. Speaking at a capital markets briefing on 23 September, Faury said single-aisle aircraft orders had come back in “very large numbers” – as illustrated by recent ...

  • RN Wildcat with Martlet missiles

    Royal Navy Wildcat cuts teeth during Arctic Thunder frigate sinking


    The UK Royal Navy has performed the first firing of its Thales Martlet air-to-surface missile against a “realistic target at sea”, as part of a bilateral exercise also involving the Royal Air Force and US military.

  • A220-c-Airbus

    A220-500 would turn twinjet into ‘powerful’ product range: Airbus chief


    Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury has signalled to investors that a stretched A220 is necessary to turn the twinjet into a strong product family. Speaking at a capital markets event on 23 September, Faury said the ‘A220-500’ – as the possible stretch has been loosely dubbed – “makes a lot ...

  • A320neo-c-Airbus

    Engine deliveries to Airbus picking up but supply-chain concerns remain: Faury


    Airbus has observed a pick-up in engine supply over the past couple of months, but believes broader supply-chain issues will not normalise until at least the middle of next year. Chief executive Guillaume Faury, speaking during a capital markets briefing on 23 September, said the airframer still had some 26 ...

  • A321XLR debut

    Airbus expects monthly A320neo output to reach 50 by year-end


    Airbus is expecting to reach an A320neo monthly production rate of around 50 aircraft by the end of this year, as it progresses towards ambitious output levels for the twinjet family.

  • Swiss-c-Swiss

    Swiss proposes mediation avenue to resolve pilot labour deal impasse


    Lufthansa Group carrier Swiss is proposing extrajudicial mediation to resolve an impasse over a new collective agreement for pilots. The talks between Swiss and the Aeropers cockpit representatives have lasted for more than two years. But the negotiations have failed to result in a new collective labour pact. Swiss insists ...

  • Norse 787-c-Norse Atlantic Airways

    Norse Atlantic cautions over second-half cost pressures


    Long-haul start-up Norse Atlantic Airways generated first-half operating revenues of $3 million following the commencement of commercial services in mid-June. The carrier inaugurated flights with a transatlantic connection from Oslo to New York. It is aiming to build a fleet of 15 Boeing 787s. Eleven were introduced in the first ...

  • Air Greenland aircraft-c-Air Greenland

    Air Greenland expands network reach with Icelandair tie-up at Keflavik


    Icelandair is entering a strategic arrangement with Air Greenland to explore co-operation on the two airlines’ networks. Services operated by Icelandair to Greenland are being transferred to the main Reykjavik Keflavik hub from the downtown Reykjavik airport. This will enable better connections between Air Greenland flights to Iceland, and international ...

  • Delta Air Lines JFK
    In depth

    How far have airlines climbed back from the crisis?


    Revenues among leading operators jumped more than a third last year, while losses were stemmed after the heavy post-pandemic bleeding. However, it remains a lengthy road back to full recovery and the profitable heights the industry enjoyed before Covid hit

  • Beluga loading CH-53-c-Airbus

    New Airbus Beluga loading system tested with German CH-53 helicopter


    Airbus has undertaken verification tests of a loading system intended for lifting outsize military cargo onto the A300-600ST Beluga transport, as the airframer begins offering the type for third-party services. The five Beluga aircraft – developed to carry Airbus aircraft structures and assemblies between the airframer’s manufacturing facilities – are ...

  • G700 title-c-Gulfstream

    Rolls-Royce obtains EASA approval for Pearl 700 engine


    Rolls-Royce has secured European certification for the Pearl 700 engine which powers the Gulfstream G700 and G800 executive jets. The engine is the sole powerplant for the long-range aircraft. It features the company’s Advance2 core, a new low-pressure system, and generates take-off thrust of 81kN (18,250lb). Rolls-Royce says the test ...

  • TUI corporate

    TUI sees strong summer peak despite lingering disruption


    European travel firm TUI expects its Markets & Airlines division will be “significantly profitable” despite airport disruptions for the quarter ending 30 September, the company says a pre-close of financial year statement.

  • uia-c-uia

    Ukraine International names airport executive as new chief


    Ukraine International Airlines has named a new president, Kyryl Zvonarov, succeeding Yevhenii Dykhne. Zvonarov has been serving as deputy general director of Kyiv Borispol airport, the country’s main hub, for eight years. The airline says he has gained 25 years’ managerial experience in “various industries”. Dykyne has headed the flag-carrier ...