All News articles – Page 6

View all stories of the same content type.

  • 787 Everette line. Boeing

    Boeing identifies issue with 787 vertical stabiliser shims


    Boeing has identified another manufacturing issue related to the 787s vertical stabliser, the fourth manufacturing problem to come to light in recent weeks. The new issue relates specifically to shims in a section of the 787’s vertical stabiliser, says the airframer. Source: Boeing “In ...

  • Qantaslink Q400

    ​Qantas to boost regional flights when state borders reopen


    Qantas plans to boost regional flights, citing the need to maintain critical transport links to key regional cities following Virgin Australia’s decision to exit various markets. Subject to the reopening of state borders, the airline intends to launch new flights from Brisbane, Queensland to Port Macquarie, New South Wales ...

  • Rafale India

    India inducts Rafale amid frontier tensions


    The Indian air force has inducted the Dassault Rafale fighter into its ranks at Air Force Station Ambala, as border tensions with China simmer. The aircraft will serve with the air force’s 17 Sqn, says the service’s Facebook page. Rafale Induction India ...

  • Soldier launching Switchblade c Aerovironment

    AeroVironment to start making larger Switchblade ahead of military deployment


    The company says the new Switchblade is aimed at the tactical missile market currently occupied by the Lockheed Martin Hellfire, Lockheed Martin/ Raytheon Javelin and Raytheon TOW missiles.

  • LATAM Airlines Airbus A320neo

    LATAM names former JetBlue executive as new commercial chief


    Chile’s LATAM Airlines has appointed Marty St. George to be its new chief commercial officer.

  • A321LR-transat-c-Airbus-2-970

    Transat’s fiscal Q3 yields 99% decline in revenue


    Canada’s Transat AT, the parent company of leisure carrier Air Transat, posted revenues of just C$9.5 million ($7.2 million) in its third fiscal quarter. During that period, it had just a single week of operations due to business interruptions from the coronavirus pandemic.

  • jetblue tail fins

    JetBlue adds 24 leisure routes in move to generate cash


    JetBlue Airways is launching 24 domestic and international routes as part of a strategy to quickly generate cash from an expected growth in demand for leisure travel.

  • ghost4_action_11

    Anduril unveils rugged Ghost 4 recon UAV with radio silent, autonomous ops


    The company promises the drone is more rugged, packable and longer-flying than its predecessor. Its on-board computer, which has 32 teraops of processing power, allows the drone to use artificial intelligence programs to make decisions and identify targets autonomously.

  • lufthansa aircraft at Frankfurt

    European airline bailouts hit €26.6 billion: HSBC


    European governments have provided the continent’s airlines with nearly €26.6 billion ($31.5 billion) in assistance throughout the coronavirus crisis, underlining the value regulators place on the connectivity carriers provide, according to a report from HSBC.

  • Aerion AS2 (3)

    Aerion AS2 begins windtunnel testing


    Aerion has begun windtunnel testing its AS2, marking a milestone in the development of the supersonic business jet. Testing is being conducted by European aerospace research company Onera

  • GardnerDerby-c-GardnerAerospace

    Gardner commits to steer clear of Impcross acquisition after national security concerns


    Chinese-owned Gardner Aerospace has promised not to renew its interest in the acquisition of Gloucestershire, southwest England-based engineering firm Impcross after the UK government raised objections to the deal on national security grounds.

  • Airbus A380 SIA Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines to slash 4,300 jobs across group as pandemic takes toll


    Singapore Airlines Group is to cut 4,300 positions across its airlines in a further sign of the scale of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the air travel industry. SIA expects to only be operating less than half its capacity by the end of the current financial year ...

  • Etihad A320

    Landing A320 hit edge lights after drifting from Kozhikode centreline


    Several runway lights were damaged by an Etihad Airways Airbus A320 after it drifted from the centreline during an approach in darkness and poor weather to Kozhikode airport in India. The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority says the crew had already executed a go-around during the initial ...

  • Jin Air_777

    Jin Air to modify one 777-200ER for cargo-only operations


    South Korea’s Jin Air is scheduled to remodel one Boeing 777-200ER passenger aircraft for cargo-only operations. The modifications are due to take place in October and will increase the aircraft’s cargo capacity by 10t to 25t. Source: FlightGlobal file photo Jin Air will modify ...

  • BA and Aer Lingus jets

    IAG dials back capacity outlook as recovery falters


    IAG has pulled back its capacity planning for this year and next, after the initial encouraging signs of booking recovery in the air transport crisis started to level off. It is expecting third-quarter capacity to be 78%, rather than 74%, down on last year’s figure, while the fourth quarter ...

  • RwandAir

    RwandAir no longer taking A330neo or 737 Max jets


    RwandAir is no longer taking the Airbus A330neo and Boeing 737 Max jets it had ordered via lessors.

  • AirAsia A320neo

    AirAsia Group consolidates MRO operations in new subsidiary


    Malaysia’s AirAsia Group has established Asia Digital Engineering (ADE), a wholly owned subsidiary “to consolidate engineering personnel across AirAsia’s group airlines”. The entity has obtained approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to start operations from 9 September. Source: AirAsia AirAsia will consolidate ...

  • Cebu Pacific ATR 72-600

    CAE, Cebu Pacific ink ATR 72-600 training agreement


    Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific has signed a long-term pilot training agreement with Canadian simulator manufacturer and operator CAE for its ATR 72-600 fleet. The 15-year agreement will see CAE deploy a brand-new ATR 72-600 full-flight simulator to Philippine Academy for Aviation Training, which is a CAE-Cebu Pacific joint venture ...

  • Air New Zealand 777-300ER

    Air NZ extends 777 grounding to September 2021, or beyond


    Air New Zealand will ground its Boeing 777 fleet for nearly one more year, as it notes that recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will be “slower than initially thought.” Instead of resuming 777 operations at the end of the year, the carrier says it will store the aircraft “until ...

  • Airshow China 2018 Zhuhai

    Airshow China backtracks on cancellation statement


    The organiser of the biennial Airshow China event in Zhuhai has requested media outlets to retract coverage that the November show will be cancelled, stating that an official announcement for the event will be forthcoming. Hours after emailing reporters that the show, planned for 10-15 November, was to be ...