KLM Cityhopper believes the arrival of its first Embraer 195-E2s can help to spearhead the Dutch carrier’s recovery from the pandemic downturn as the new jets will offer the wider group greater flexibility.
French aerospace group Safran saw revenue and profit pummelled in 2020 amid the aerospace industry’s “greatest crisis in its history” as the Covid-19 pandemic drove down activity across all three of its divisions.
While Boeing will “continue to defer” to civil aviation regulators in Southeast Asia for the recertification and return to service of the 737 Max, it remains optimistic about the narrowbody’s long-term demand.
The US Department of Transportation’s top inspector has doubts that the Federal Aviation Administration, as currently structured, can identify risks within its Organisation Designation Authorization (ODA) programme.
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