Pratt and Whitney’s engine deliveries sunk by half year-on-year in the second quarter, while aftermarket sales also tumbled, pushing P&W to a $457 million loss for the period.
Collins Aerospace will likely not begin shipping components for Boeing’s still-grounded 737 Max until the second half of 2021.
Airbus A320neos will have a new combined cockpit-voice and flight-data recorder line-fit option this year following certification of L3Harris Technologies’ latest model.
Russia’s new Ilyushin Il-96-400M is set to benefit from an upgraded navigation system for the four-engined type, after certification testing of the equipment commenced.
The prospect of having to modify aircraft cabins in order to reduce the infection risk during flights will likely be another headache for cash-strapped airlines battling to survive the coronavirus crisis.
Irkut has commenced testing of a domestically-built inertial navigation system which will feature on a modified version of the Superjet 100.
Korean Air is selling its in-flight catering and duty-free businesses and has signed a memorandum of understanding with local private equity fund, Hahn & Company.
Airbus has concluded a two-year-long autonomous-systems test project after over 500 flights, achieving significant breakthroughs in technology demonstrations.